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The year that was: Dubious awards of 2019

The year has come to an end and we are looking forward to 2020. While we think back of the events that shaped the year, we couldn’t help but think of these awards for these personalities.......

Indian-American lawmakers slam Trump's address to US Congress

Indian-American lawmakers on Wednesday criticised US President Donald Trump's maiden address to Congress, saying it lacked specificity and offered only unrealistic plans on issues like immigration......

'My job is not to represent the world; my job is to represent the United States of America'

The following is the full text of US President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of the Congress on February 28, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House press......

Mann ki Baat: PM Modi says Budget his 'exam' by 125 crore people

"I have an exam tomorrow," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday referring to presentation of General Budget in Parliament as he gave a pep talk to motivate students appearing for board exams......

When you come after Americans, we go after you: Highlights from Obama's State of the Union address

US president Barack Obama gave his final State of the Union address on Tuesday, perhaps the last opportunity of his presidency to sway a national audience and frame the 2016 election. Here are the......

How to succeed by failing correctly

While most venture-funded start-ups fail, some entrepreneurs who fail at one can do another that becomes a super-hit, says Ajit Balakrishnan. I often worry that we do not spend enough time and......

The talk of US economic decline is political hot air: Obama

US President Obama claimed that though "a lot of Americans feel anxious", the current state of the American economy is not in decline. Image: President Obama's final State of the Union address.......

This 13-yr-old inventor just floored Intel with his start-up idea

Image: Shubham Banerjee holding Braigo.Photograph: Nbanerjee/Wikimedia Commons If Shubham Banerjee cannot lay claim to being the world's youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur, he comes......

123-year-old doll's audio the 1st recording?

A 12-second recording of 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' from the first-ever talking doll could also be the first-ever commercial recording, experts have said.The recently-recovered recording,......

Tata Nano bags gold in 2010 Edison Awards

Tata Nano has won the gold prize in the best new product segment under the transportation category at the 2010 Edison Awards. Recognised as America's innovation award, the Edison Awards symbolise......

How a desi is making waves at MoMA

'We'll certainly have Hollywood productions, so why wouldn't we have Bollywood?'Indira Kannan reports. IMAGE: Members of the 69th Berlin film festival's international jury arrive for the awards......

'National Awards are not corrupted'

Rock On II sees the dishy Arjun Rampal back on the big screen, where he reunites with the members of Magik -- Farhan Akhtar and Purab Kohli. Joining the cast, and the band, are Shraddha......

Can Megamind trump Paranormal Activity 2, Saw 3D?

For families thatare not into Paranormal Activity 2 or Saw 3D, the holiday season will start this Friday with DreamWorks Megamind which is expected to lead the box office across North America. The......

The heart is missing

Impressive vistas, uncompromising depiction of harsh frontier life, decent performances and an Oscar-winning reputation are not enough to turn The Missing into a compellingly interesting film. It......

The 23-man team lists for the 2006 World Cup

The23-man lists of the 32 teams for the 2006 football World Cup after theMay 15 deadline to confirm squads ended on Monday. A look at the selections:ANGOLAGoalkeepers: Joo Ricardo (unattached),......

Pele hated his nickname

Pele was so angry with a school classmate who dreamed up his nickname that he punched him, the soccer great recalled on Sunday."Pele isn't my real name," the Brazilian told the German newspaper......

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