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Is India still the 'slumdog' for the West?

SlumDog Millionaire has won over the Western audiences with its 'fairy tale in a Mumbai slum' storyline but back home the film has opened up a heated debate about the stereotyped representation of......

No breakthrough in Gaza talks as clock ticks on 72-hour truce

Israel threatened to wipe out Hamas if current truce in Gaza collapsed as time ran out on Wednesday on the 72-hour ceasefire with no breakthrough in indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian......

Making sense of India's response to the Gaza crisis

'Earlier India as part of the Third World fought for the rights of the Palestinians. But oddly the defeat of the Congress and the decline of the Nehruvian imagination has altered such perceptions.......

The morning-after principle

Humanitarian intervention has little meaning unless the international community is willing to engage in the aftermath, says Shyam Saran. When the Cold War ended in 1990, the West declared victory......

Chinese media says Sino-Indian ties set for big boost under Modi

In a rare gesture, China's official media in Beijing on Tuesday extended its biggest coverage to an Indian political event projecting Narendra Modi's takeover as Prime Minister as a harbinger of......

Trade deals are victims of the global power shift

Every country is a free trader when it sees advantage, and a trade warrior when it does not, says T N Ninan.  Much has been written in criticism of the government's torpedoing of a global......

COLUMN: India's love affair with gold

India does not regard gold merely as an investment, it is also the preferred form of hoarding tax-evaded wealth, writes Shreekant Sambrani. I had recently recounted in this space stories of Arjun......

World's leading cities: Mumbai soon to be No. 7!

It's time for the West to look East. Cities in Brazil, Russia, India and China are challenging the dominance of western cities. Although New York and London are seen by high net worth individuals......

When two of the most powerful men met

Sitting in the sixth-floor conference hall in BP's headquarters in Central London on the afternoon of February 21 were two of the most powerful men in the world's energy business. One was the......

From grief to joy! The inspiring story of a social entrepreneur

Dr Sunil Shroff, professor and head of the department, Urology and Renal Transplantation at the Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, recently won the TiECON Chennai's Social......

Sound Of Music director dead

Robert Wise, director of Hollywood musicals like West Side Story (1961) and The Sound Of Music (1965), died at his Los Angeles home, an official of the San Sebastian Film Festival said on......

Why films give me hope in these times of war

What happens when two teenagers -- one Israeli and one Palestinian -- discover that they were accidentally switched at birth? The Other Son is a wonderful vision of Israel and Palestine. There is......

Review: Saving Mr Banks is a vintage Disney treat

'It's too long, too sentimental, too hacky in bits, but, ultimately, it’s truly chipper in a way most films have forgotten how to be.' 'It might not be......

'If the land goes, then your home goes'

Sourav Sarangi is an award-winning filmmaker whose latest work Char… The No Man’s Island explores the border between India and Bangladesh, defined by a river and its ever-changed......

Review: Premium Rush is a very fast ride

Raja Sen thinks Premium Rush is a very tight film.At a time of overtly high-concept films, films that look like something but are defiantly something else entirely, films that mashup various genres......

Afghanistan makes it to ICC ODI rankings after beating Bangladesh

Six months after qualifying for its maiden appearance in the cricket World Cup, Afghanistan's success story continues to make waves. The strife-torn country has now entered the main One-Day......

India hold on for a draw at Basin Reserve; New Zealand win series

India ended an utterly forgettable tour of New Zealand by forcing a draw in the second and final Test at the Basin Reserve, in Wellington, on Tuesday. Captain Brendon McCullum became the first......

'Would like Sachin to enjoy his last Test; hopefully, he'll get us a few wkts'

The mood is more festive than of Test cricket at the Wankhede stadium, as Mumbai gets ready to bid farewell to its famous son, Sachin Tendulkar. -Farewell Sachin... write a postcard to the batting......

Sachin, the hope for Mumbai!

Admiration for Sachin Tendulkar has broken barriers. For a country that is accused of turning cricket into a religion, Neeta Kolhatkar says, the batting icon unified us all. Guess the headline for......

Eden Test: Sachin's 199th... and little else

The hoopla surrounding Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell, says Bikash Mohapatra, has completely camouflaged what could be a mismatch series, as the West Indies team neither has the pedigree nor......

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