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Into the mind of the rapist

Why makes rapists do what they do? Abhishek Mande speaks to psychologists to try and profile themIllustrations by Dominic XavierThe brutal gang rape of a young student of the National Law College......

Trinidad PM to be honoured at Pravasi Bharati Divas

Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the chief guest at the Pravasi Bharati Divas in Jaipur and will be honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award.......

Knighthood for Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, India-born US citizen whose pioneering work in molecular biology won him the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been honoured with a knighthood by the royal establishment......

Indian American Bal Sharma makes a run for Kansas legislature

Dr Bal Sharma has not given age a moment's thought in his determination to run for the Kansas legislature from District 54 in Topeka as a Republican. He acknowledges that Topeka is a far cry......

IN PHOTOS: Dr Mukherjee wins the Pulitzer Prize

Indian origin cancer physician and researcher Dr Sidhhartha Mukherjee was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the top journalism award in America, for achievements in newspaper and online journalism,......

40 Years Ago...And now: A roller coaster ride for India's airlines

Very few flights, fixed fares and virtually non-existent airport security, manual ticketing and check-in processes and absence of loyalty programmes were the order of the day.  Image: Air......

BPL launches LED lantern for rural market

Lighting solutions company BPL Techno Vision on Thursday launched its rechargeable Light Emitting Diode lantern 'BPL Chirag' for the domestic rural market. In first phase, the product has been......

Silver hits another record at Rs 68,600

Continuing its record setting spree, silver spurted by Rs 2,300 to trade at fresh high of Rs 68,600 per kg today, largely in tandem with a firming global trend amid pick up in domestic demand. On......

One sentence in Budget speech for 13% spending

In his 197 paragraphs speech, running into an hour and 45 minutes of time, Union finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee devoted precisely one paragraph to the nation's defence budget. This paragraph......

6 ultra-futuristic buildings that define the new Asia

Having lost Taipei 101 to Burj Dubai as the tallest building in the world, Taiwan has another boggling idea: a 390-metre observation tower in the central city of Taichung that will look like a......

What Salman, Mallika should do instead

If one stinks at fashion, the other talks too much. Get the drift? Despite their dream idol status, celebrities are anything but perfect. So here's some tongue-in-cheek free advice for......

Kim Kardashian's sexiest photoshoot

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Kim Kardashian posed in a leopard-print dress for a photoshoot that may be her raunchiest ever. In one of the photos,......

Clash of the Titans premieres in Mumbai

Ritiesh Deshmukh and Jacqueline Fernandez are spotted at a special premiere of the Hollywood 3-D movie, Clash of The Titans in Mumbai on Wednesday. The movie opens in India as well as the US on......

Narine has captain Gambhir's total support

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir (left) with Sunil Narine. Photograph: BCCI West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine got complete backing of his Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam......

Fit-again Shami available for West Indies match

Fast bowler Mohammed Shami has apparently recovered from his knee injury and is available for India's next ICC World Cup league match against West Indies on March 6.Shami was rested for India's......

I agonised over decision to make Windies follow-on: McCullum

Brendon McCullum had possibly the easiest day of his Test captaincy on Friday but still agonised over asking West Indies to follow-on in the wake of criticism of his decision to do so last week in......

Lightning Boult leads NZ to big win against West Indies

Seamer Trent Boult delivered career-best figures of 10-80 as New Zealand thrashed West Indies by an innings and 73 runs inside three days to complete their first Test victory in more than a year......

Williamson back for under pressure NZ, says McCullum

Top order batsman Kane Williamson will return to New Zealand's lineup for the second Test against West Indies on Wednesday after coming through fitness tests on his broken thumb, captain Brendon......
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When Indian culture played muse for international artistes

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Legacy of Caribbean slavery still stings despite British PM saying 'move on'

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After a long time wondering, Verene Shepherd took a DNA test last year and finally learned that... ...

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Indianapolis' car-sharing service is generating controversy

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Volkswagen CEO resigns over emission scandal

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