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US Surgeon General Vivek H Murthy, India Abroad Person of the Year 2014

The India Abroad Person of the Year Awards, held at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City on Friday June 12, honoured 14 achievers in seven categories. Image: US Surgeon......

Looking for the real Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s sage advice remains as relevant today as it was during his lifetime, says Vivek Gumaste. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was an international icon; a towering personality......

63rd Republic Day: The gallantry award winners

President Pratibha Patilon Thursday conferredawards of 368 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others as part ofthe 63rd Republic Day Celebrations.This includes......

'She was a medium to reach the almighty'

M S Subbulakshmi passes away | Obituary: 'Nightingale' of Carnatic music Name:JayakumarMessage:Great loss to the entire world. Pray God to take similar birth in India and carry the legacy of......

Are soaring hotel room rents sustainable?

The hotel space has been in the news because room rentals have actually shot up quite a bit. Vivek Nair, vice chairman and MD, Hotel Leela Ventures, say room rates have gone up by 15-20% YoY. Nair......

How to Survive the Cash Crisis

What can households do with the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes?How can they find Rs 100 and smaller denominations?Priya Nair reports. The War on Big Notes Most middle-class households hold a few......

Volatility to rule mkts in holiday-shortened week

Sentiments in global markets, movement of rupee against the dollar and crude oil prices will dictate near-term trend The domestic equity market may see volatile trading sessions in a......

Greece, inflation to guide market this week: Experts

Progress of monsoon, investment trend by foreign investors and the movement of rupee against the dollar will also influence sentiment Inflation data, Greek developments and companies' quarterly......

Lack of jobs prompts long journey from Assam to Kerala

As the Modi Express chugs along, with less steam and shine, Business Standard reporters travel across the country by train to listen to what people say about the Modi govt one year on. Modi's name......

Review: Gurgaon is supremely entertaining

Director Shanker Raman, with an appetite for noir and a natural temperament for fast-cutting, takes you so swiftly and so deeply inside Gurgaon's anomie that you may mistake his vision of the city......

Box Office: Munna Michael fails but Lipstick Under My Burkha scores!

The hits and misses of the week. Munna Michael counts on Tiger Shroff's dance and action skills but its 1980s kind of story stands rejected at the box office.  The other release Lipstick Under......

Box Office: Jagga Jasoos opens poorly

The hits and misses of the week. Anurag Basu's Jagga Jasoos saw a poor opening on Friday, but showed improvement over the weekend thanks to children flocking to the theatres. The film dropped on......

Box Office: Mom opens poorly, Guest Iin London flops

The hits and misses of the week. Mom had a poor opening, but it improved over the weekend, only to drop again on Monday. A high-priced film in comparison to its draw and potential, Mom is......

Box Office: Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha flops

The hits and misses of the week. Last week's release Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha opened badly at the box office. Salman Khan's big Eid release Tubelight is also a major loser. Trade......

'Why is Dalmiya in the panel?'

Readers' take on the newly-formed panel to select the new coach.*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*Ram LankaIn a Team India that is studded with stars, the coach is forced to play their "yes" man.......

Vidarbha, Jharkhand win easy

Vidarbha v/s Tripura in NagpurVidarbha defeated Tripura by six wickets just 15 minutes before lunch on the third day to record their second consecutive outright victory in the Plate `B' Group Ranji......

Dinesh upsets tenth seed Takkar

Unheralded T Dinesh of Andhra Pradesh shocked tenth seeded Himanashu Takkar of Railways 15-8, 14-17, 15-9 in the second round of the 68th Senior National Badminton Championships, being held at the......

Readers wishes to John Wright

Name:Debashis Mitra (HPCL) Message:All Indians will remember you. Happy Birthday. Name:vishal Message:Mr. Wright, thanx 4 setting Indian Cricket right. Happy Birthday. Name:Hari Message:Many Happy......

Readers wishes to John Wright

Name:Arun Ramanan Message:Wish you happy and great life and a long sting with the Indian time and helping them achive great heights. May God allways be with you. Name:Arun Ramanan Message:Wish you......

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