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How Hindi conquers other Indian languages

It looks like Hindi, which faces political opposition at the front door, is entering Tamil Nadu through the kitchen, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf. On a visit to Pakistan in 1998, a distant relative......

Karpoori Thakur and the power of street politics

'Karpoori Thakur must be remembered by people today who are tired of witnessing fractious politics where corruption, bigotry, hatred and violence seems to have become distressingly recurrent,' says......

Trivendra Singh Rawat, ex-RSS pracharak sworn in as Uttarakhand CM

Trivendra Singh Rawat, the man with deep Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh roots who also enjoys the trust of the Bharatiya Janata Party brass, was on Saturday sworn in as the 9th chief minister of......

'Sonia is a better politician than Rajiv'

'She is tough. She can be stern. She can be unpleasant. Rajiv was none of these things.' 'The Congress cannot survive without the Gandhi family. If Sonia were to quit, their Lok Sabha seats would......

GM top executives spared in internal report on safety failure

General Motors Co on Thursday issued a report detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on what the......

Arvind Subramanian in race to be next chief economist of World Bank

Arvind Subramanian was appointed CEA in October 2014 and got a year’s extension in September 2017 Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is in contention to be the next chief......

GM top executives spared in internal report on safety failure

General Motors Co on Thursday issued a report detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on what the......

'Leverites learning fast to climb mountains'

Just a month earlier, he referred to Hindustan Unilever as an underperformer while announcing parent Unilever's results for 2009. However, the Anglo-Dutch company's global CEO, Paul Polman, was......

USL-Diageo deal may get delayed

The move by United Spirits, the Rs 3,500-crore flagship spirits firm of the UB Group, to rope in Diageo as a strategic partner is taking more time than expected. Diageo, a global leader in spirits,......

Shoppers' gears up for luxury retail push

Retail major Shoppers' Stop, part of the K Raheja Corp, is consolidating its luxury retail business by roping in over 40 global brands and has lined up Rs 500 crore (Rs 5 billion) worth of......

Bachchan honoured in Deauville

Amitabh Bachchan follows Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and Pope John Paul IV as honorary citizen of Deauville, a small scenic town 200 kilometres from Paris. He was......

Players, coaching staff back Bob Houghton

Members of the Indian football team, led by captain Bhaichung Bhutia, have backed chief coach Bob Houghton, who is facing allegations of racially abusing an Indian referee during an international......

IMG officials hold 'friendly' meeting with BCCI

Representatives of leading sports management firm IMG on Monday met BCCI's top brass in Mumbai presumably to give details of the financial dealings during suspended IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi's......

BCCI to meet IMG officials on Monday

The BCCI top brass will meet officials of the sports management firm IMG on Monday to seek details of the financial dealings during suspended IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi's tenure.IMG conducts the......

ICC's anti-corruption, security unit chief resigns

The chief investigator of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit, Ravi Sawani, has resigned as the game confronts its most serious integrity issue in a decade.With......

Will 'outside' forces rule I-League too?

If the fecundity of foreign strikers in the recent Federation and Durand Cups is anything to go by -- and for that matter their track record in the last and previous editions of the National......
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