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With Murmu set to be Prez, tribal aspirations on the rise

Tribal aspirations, ranging from better schools to simplification of forest laws in favour of tribals, to recognition of tribal religions and tribal empowerment, have soared with the election of......

Is Britain Ready For PM Rishi?

His Indian parents migrated to England from East Africa in the 1970s. His father Yashvir was a doctor who worked for Britain's National Health Service while his mother Usha ran a pharmacy. He went......

India fighting new Covid wave with 'great success': PM in Mann ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said corruption hollows the country 'like a termite' and all have to work together to rid the nation of it as soon as possible. IMAGE: Sadhus arrive at Magh......

Covid scare: Cong cancels marathon races, big rallies in UP

The Congress on Wednesday cancelled its four marathon races slated this week and decided not to hold any big rallies in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh for the next 15 days amid a sudden rise in COVID-19......

Over 41 lakh from 15-18 yrs age group get Covid vaccine on 1st day

As India launched a COVID-19 vaccination drive for the 15-18 age group on Monday, over 41 lakh children received their first dose with many of the beneficiaries and their parents saying they feel a......

US-China trade war: What India must do

'If we play our cards right, we may even benefit from the competition between the US and China as seen from increased investment from each of these countries into India.''The size of our market......

How airlines plan to draw passengers' attention

Air Carnival, Air Asia, TruJet try innovative ways to break the clutter in a crowded turf Over the past few years, a host of regional airlines have set up their base in the South; TruJet, Air......

Economic Survey: 10.6% rise in female literacy rate

Economic Survey points out that the overall level of education in India is below global standards. There has been a marked improvement in female literacy as per Census 2011. Though the male......

Few expectations of the 'aam aadmi' from Union Budget 2015

Be it a doctor, a financial planner or a businessman, all have high hopes from the Modi government in the upcoming Budget. Image: The masses have high hopes from the upcoming Budget......

A guide to the social media wars

By now it looks as if the spat between the Government of India and US-based social media companies is going to develop into one of our great media spectacles, big enough to push the "2G scam", the......

A Suitable Boy review

As splendid it is to behold, A Suitable Boy cannot match in soul and falls short of being memorable, feels Sukanya Verma. It’s not the first time Mira Nair has adapted a novel or......

The Women in Rajinikanth's Life

As Rajinikanth's Kaala releases across the world today, it's all set to be another hit to the superstar's credit.While every other role of Rajinikanth has been analysed and revered, T E Narasimhan......

'Didn't he hear her screams?'

'The 17-year-old boy, who pulled out Nirbhaya's intestines, should have got the harshest punishment because he was not human at the time.''Instead, he was given a sewing machine and some money to......

Shahid Kapoor: No one can replace Karan Johar

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Filmmaker Karan Johar recently shot for his last episode of celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8.Shahid Kapoor, who is......

Spotted: Priyanka Chopra returns from Quantico shoot

That's some stylish way to  travel!Priyanka Chopra recently returned from the US after nearly two months of filming for her upcoming American show Quantico.She was clicked arriving at the......

Tasnim Mir is first Indian girl ranked BWF No.1 junior

IMAGE: 16-year-old Tasnim Mir was rewarded for a stellar run last year, which saw her win three junior international tournaments. Photograph: Tasnim Mir/Twitter Tasnim Mir has become the first......

The desi in NBA's Hall of Fame

'My mission is to bring the world together by the game of basketball.' IMAGE: Nav Bhatia, the Toronto Raptors's Super Fan, was inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on May 16,......

Cricket Buzz: Warner to reconsider future

IMAGE: David Warner with daughter Ivy Mae and wife Candice. Photograph: BCCI Prolific Australia opener David Warner says he may have to reconsider his future as an international cricketer owing to......

PHOTOS: Defining moments of the decade in Sports

PHEW! What a decade of glorious sporting events we have witnessed. Sportsmen falling from grace, India winning the ICC Cricket Cup in 2011 and then coming up short in the following two editions,......

'Medals at parallel event should be counted at CWG'

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Saturday IMAGE: Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images Indian Olympic Association's proposal......

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