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Should these MPs be banned from Parliament? Your Say!

A pepper spray was used, a mic yanked, a computer flung and a knife brandished. Can the day get any worse for Parliament? Parliament hit a new low on Thursday over Telangana. Lawmakers turned......

Parliament at its worst: Blame these MPs!

A pepper spray was used, a mic yanked, a computer flung and a knife brandished. Can the day get any worse for Parliament? Parliament hit a new low on Thursday over Telangana. Lawmakers turned......

Is freedom of speech a principle worth defending?

Freedom of expression cannot be constrained when it comes to books and encouraged when it comes to violence, says Mitali Saran. The drama about cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, tossed in the clink by......

SC appoints panel in raped nurse's euthanasia plea

Faced with the vexed question of permitting euthanasia or mercy killing of a rape victim virtually brain dead for the past 36 years, the Supreme Court on Monday sought the attorney general's......

UK: NRI convicted of attacking police officer-wife

A Manchester-based Indian-origin delivery van driver has been convicted of assaulting his police officer-wife, who later died of cancer, and is likely to face a jail sentence.Vijay Singh, 37, and......

Vishal Sikka's game plan for Infosys

Sikka is clear about Infosys acquiring technologies of "tomorrow". Image: Vishal Sikka, Infosys CEO. Photograph: Courtesy, Gregor Wolf/Wikimedia Commons As Vishal Sikka settles down at the head......

When time ran out for HMT

For many of us, HMTs are the first watches we wore, a rite of passage to adulthood, says Rahul Jacob. As a colleague and I darted down a dirty alley behind the glamorous shopping colonnades of......

Leading economists welcome RBI measures

Leading economists have welcomed the measures initiated by the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday to rein in soaring inflation, saying that price rise has become a more serious and larger......

The beginning of an electric car revolution

The founder of 'Better Place' said at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show that the electric transportation grid will go live in Israel in 2011, says Vandana Gombar. The first time I heard about what......

Keeping the financial doors half open

The clarion calls for the opening up of the financial system have resumed and predictably so. The trigger this time appears to be President Pratibha Patil's June 4 speech to the joint session of......

Why AIB has a right to roast (and why Aamir Khan is not right at all)

'For Aamir Khan, the producer of Delhi Belly, to shame these boys -- and the celebrities involved -- for swearwords and insults, is the most hypocritical thing in the world.' Raja Sen......

Trailer Review: Akshay Kumar's Baby looks intense

Neeraj Pandey, who we once mistook for an arthouse filmmaker because of his hit debut, A Wednesday, reunites with his Special 26 producer and leading man Akshay Kumar for Baby, an espionage......

Review: Entertainment is a comical farce

Entertainment is best when it isn’t trying to force laughs out of us with its desperate attempts at wit, says Sukanya Verma. Akshay Kumar’s new movie, Entertainment revolves around......

Hansal Mehta: Keep political compulsions out of cinema

Hansal Mehta sniffs a political conspiracy, Information and Broadcasting official poohpoohs the charge. Was Hansal Mehta’s highly-acclaimed Shahid taken off as the opening film at the......

Sunil Grover's Mad In India to go off air

The show is finally over. Stand-up comedian Sunil Grover’s breakaway show Mad In India will be yanked off the air on May 11. According to channel sources at Star Plus, the decision......

Flexibility a double-edged sword for Sania

Sania Mirza yanks her thumb down to touch the underside of her forearm. "See?" she giggles. "I'm double-jointed." The 25-year-old Indian, whose tennis World ranking once rose as high as 27th......

PHOTOS: Usain Bolt advances to Olympic 100 semis

Getting set for his London Olympics debut, Usain Bolt bopped to the music blaring over the loudspeakers, rocking his head back and forth. He drew cheers merely for removing the green T-shirt that......

Green savaged by British press for costly error

England goalkeeper Robert Green received stinging criticism at home on Sunday following an horrendous mistake which cost his side victory in their opening World Cup game against the United States......

Soderling tames Nadal yet again

Robin Soderling is unlikely to be on Rafael Nadal's Christmas card list this year after once again getting under the Spaniard's skin at the ATP World Tour Finals.Nadal's slim hopes of reclaiming......

Ambrose hates talking cricket

Fast bowling great Curtley Ambrose says that spinners will have a key role to play in the upcoming Test series between India and West Indies as Caribbean conditions no longer favour the quick......
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How they got it wrong with Nepal earthquake posts on social media

The ripples of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal were also felt in the virtual world, where some were left red-faced thanks to their... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/not-getting-it-right-how-insensitive-posts-on-nepal-quake-were-booed-on-social-media/article1-1341186.aspx
Cavs, Wizards book second-round berths

BOSTON: Battered but unbowed, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 101-93 on Sunday to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/nba/top-stories/NBA-Cavaliers-Wizards-book-second-round-berths/articleshow/47066429.cms
Nepal quake Twitter to rescue even as some on social media lose plot

Twitter has become the most effective tool for ministers and officials to coordinate relief or help people in distress after Saturday's massive... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/twitter-emerges-as-saviour-even-as-some-on-social-media-lose-plot-with-insensitive-nepal-quake-posts/article1-1341358.aspx
In future, one cord for all devices

, INYT Buying a shiny new laptop, whether it's a Mac or Windows PC, often evokes both joy and dread. The dread comes from the cables. The new... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/474002/in-future-one-cord-all.html
Calcutta's longest nightmare at noon

Just as a generation always remembered where they were when John F. Kennedy was assassinated, many Calcuttans will never forget where they were at... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150426/jsp/frontpage/story_16768.jsp

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