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World needs to ensure that Pakistan's nukes are safe
India can help the US in insulating Pakistan's nuclear establishments and arsenal from terror attacks, believes B Raman The daring commando style raid in a naval base at Karachi on May 22 by......
Explained: The Fukushima crisis and lessons for India
The reactors that exploded at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami are similar to those at Maharashtra's Tarapur atomic power plant. But does India need to......
In PHOTOS: It's an odd, crazy world out there
We bring for you a collection of some of the odd, crazy moments from around the world in recent weeks. Qasim, a labourer, smiles as a camel nuzzles him near sacks of grain in a wholesale market......
Shut down 23 non-working PSUs in Maharashtra: CAG
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has recommended the closure of 23 public sector undertakings in Maharashtra. Describing these as non-working companies, the CAG in its latest report on......
Bouquets and brickbats for the Budget
In spite of the tough macro environment and the political compulsions before important state elections, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has managed to announce a growth-oriented budget.......
Budget must focus on agri reforms and infrastructure
Robust economic growth of 8.6% (CSO advance estimates) in the FY11 supported by a rebound of farm output growth at 5.4%, a vibrant services and construction sector activity trotting up a growth......
2011: Could it be worse than 2010?
The fear stems from the fact that Asia now seems to be falling prey to the western disease. I have heard the sermons from both the warring pulpits of globalisation and decoupling, and I am not......
Tirupati laddus: Caught in a controversy
Early next month, the Madras high court will hear a unique case -- a petition challenging the geographical indications protection given to the famous Tirupati laddu, produced by the Tirumala......
The Top Malayalam directors of 2010
It has been an interesting year for the Malayalam film industry. Even as younger directors emerge from the shadows, the veterans are still active. In a year that saw great films......
Suhasini on her last movie with the late Kannada actor
Suhasini had worked in many films with late Vishnuvardhan but School Master will always hold a special place in her heart as the film is her last with the veteran actor who passed......
Formula One's four-way title battle
The Formula One drivers' championship will be decided on Sunday with four still mathematically in the hunt. The following details how each can win: (NOTE: Points awarded...
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