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Gandhi wasn't anti-business, anti-capitalist: Book

Mahatma Gandhi was not against business and capitalists but had a positive approach towards business, says a new book which also seeks to look at him as an unlikely management guru and an original......

After Kishenji, hunt on for Suchitra Mahato

A day after gunning down Maoist top gun Kishenji in an encounter, joint security forces were on Friday intensively combing the Burisole forest area of West Midnapore district in search of Maoist......

Zubin Mehta wins Dan David Prize

India-born music conductor Zubin Mehta has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for 2007 for outstanding contribution in his field. Mehta is the second Indian to receive the award. Prof C N R Rao......

Bobby Jindal elected to Congress

Piyush 'Bobby' Jindal romped to victory from the 1st District of Louisiana becoming the first Indian American to win a Congressional seat in 46 years. The only other member of the community to win......

Light a candle for 4,733 Sikhs

This week, light a candle in your window. And whisper a silent prayer in memory of more than 4,000 Sikh men, women and children slaughtered by Congress hoodlums 20 years ago. In Delhi alone, 2,733......

Why are foreign banks marching out of retail banking?

Foreign banks set the template in consumer banking in its infancy, but have almost vacated this booming space. Raghu Mohan reports. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On March 8, Axis Bank......

The watch dogs that didn't bark for IL&FS

Did men and women of redoubtable experience and public service, upholders of the country's steel frame and paragons of corporate governance, never smell a rat? asks Sunil Sethi. Photograph:......

SBI may participate in the Rs 4,500 cr rights issue of IL&FS along with LIC

The NCLT said the new board must hold its meeting by October 8 and come out with a road map before the next hearing on October 31 The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai, superseded the......

'Ramdev is a symptom of today's India'

Ramdev's Patanjali is a low-cost, low-margin business that gets away with pretty much what it wants because wily old Ramdev knows how to get around all politicians, says Vir Sanghvi.   IMAGE:......

Realty biggies line up affordable housing projects

Helped by the government’s budget moves and the Reserve Bank’s (RBI’s) recent notification on affordable housing, the big names in the segment are gearing for new project......

'Congratulations Darlings! What a cracker!'

One special screening wasn't enough for Alia Bhatt's debut production Darlings, so the star organised another one for her friends from the industry. Alia couldn't join her friends but her......

What's in a NAME, Bollywood?

So what's in a name? Quite a lot, according to Bollywood! There are many movies coming up titled after their protagonist. Joginder Tuteja lists them for us:   Prithviraj Based on the many......

Who Is The Busiest Bollywood Actress?

Had the pandemic been under control, January would have seen quite a few releases, with many more to go. But with COVID cases rising, the films are piling up even as Bollywood continues to make......

Revisiting Chaalbaaz: Sridevi, TWICE as good!

Sukanya Verma revisits Chaalbaaz where Sridevi was such a pleasure to watch, twice over! IMAGE: Sridevi in a double role in Chaalbaaz. A goddess in a transparent raincoat, a mouse in a sari and......

'I am okay with kissing'

'It's an emotion at the end of the day.' After her Bollywood debut -- the Emraan Hashmi starrer, Raaz Reboot -- bombed at the box office -- Kriti Kharbanda has set very high expectations for her......

Thailand Open: Saina, Srikanth advance; Sourabh crashes out

Rankireddy-Ponnappa stun Olympic silver medallists IMAGE: Saina Nehwal in action. Photograph: BWF/Twitter Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal returned to the court in style, registering a......

Sports Shorts: Prajnesh stuns World No. 67 Millman

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: Prajnesh Gunneswaran converted 5 of 16 break points against John Millman. Photograph: Mike Owen/Getty Images India's top......

India Open: Contrasting wins for Sindhu, Srikanth

IMAGE: H S Prannoy, recovering from gastro-esophageal reflux disease that troubled him last year, rallied to beat Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen. Photograph: India Open/Twitter Former champions......

Sports Shorts: Venus settles lawsuit over fatal Florida car crash

IMAGE: Venus Williams was originally found at fault for the accident, which occurred near her home in Palm Beach Gardens days before she was to compete at Wimbledon. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images......

Sports Shorts: Growth solid, hope Olympiad will demonstrate it, says Anand

IMAGE: Viswanathan Anand. Photograph: Leuven Grand Chess Tour 2017 Indian chess has grown consistently in the last three decades, believes five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, who......

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