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What TN protestors achieved by scrapping Murali's '800'

‘For the Tamil Nadu protestors to openly ask popular film actor Vijay Sethupathi not to play Murali in 800 is a travesty in every sense. It may have given them a cause to tell the world, and......

Should Queen Elizabeth II win the Nobel Peace Prize?

'No one knows whether exposure to the Nobel process would be to her liking, or would benefit her symbolic position above the fray,' says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. IMAGE: Queen Elizabeth II with Prime......

'Ordinary people live in mortal fear in India'

'How can middlemen disappear as long as our political parties are sucking in massive amounts of black money?''There is an old political art well practised in New Delhi -- people create artificial......

India honours its most talented and bravest kids

With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented......

Bharat Ratna C N R Rao: I expect great things to happen under Modi

'No PM has said no to anything we have proposed. I am not a politician and I cannot give speeches about things, but a lot of good things have been done in science by previous governments.' 'Under......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee: Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Budget for......

Nooyi, Ramani Ayer among best US CEOs

Praising them for "being forthright and transparent with shareholders", a magazine has named three India-origin chief executives-- Indra Nooyi, Francisco D'Souza and Ramani Ayer among the best CEOs......

Pranab Mukherjee's Interim Budget speech

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is also managing the finance ministry, presented the Interim Budget for 2009-10 in Parliament on Monday. Following is the text of the entire Budget......

Finance Minister P Chidambaram's speech

Mr. Speaker, Sir It is my privilege to present the Budget for 2007-08. I. A MID-TERM REPORT CARD ON THE ECONOMY 2. In November 2006, the UPA Government crossed the midpoint of its term of office. A......

Chidambaram: The man, the FM!

On Monday, P Chidambaram will present his fourth Budget. While he remains unflinchingly correct in his dealings, the finance minister has changed in the way he now manages his ministry. It was 8.00......

Watch the craziest bike stunts!

Love bikes? Well, MTV India and Bajaj Auto has got just the show, titled Pulsar MTV Stunt Mania, for you. Yup, it's another reality show where bikers from across the country compete......

'Jewellery in Rani Padmini's wedding scene is worth Rs 1 crore'

Tonight's episode of Chittod Ki Rani Padmini Ka Johur will show the beautiful queen Rani Padmini's wedding ceremony. Tejaswini Lonari, who plays the title character, looks splendid in her bridal......

Cannes' Movers & Shakers

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds got a rousing welcome at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. Cheering for the film was Sharon Stone, who looked svelte in a sexy black number with......

Celeb spotting at Cannes

The ongoing 62nd Cannes Film Festival saw a lot of celebs take to the red carpet. Here are a few that we spied. Monica Bellucci and Sophie Marceau There's hot and then there's smoking hot. And......

When supermodels rocked!

So there's a worldwide recession? Apparently, America's uber-elite glitterati crowd hasn't noticed yet. On Monday night, in New York City, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume......

Arjuna Award will motivate me for Tokyo Olympics: Dutee

'I will try hard to win more medals for the country and make India proud.' IMAGE: Dutee Chand made the country proud at the 2018 Asian Games where she picked up a silver in both the 100m and 200m......

No Arjuna for past Khel Ratnas Sakshi, Mirabai

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sakshi Malik/Twitter The Sports Ministry, on Friday, decided against bestowing the Arjuna award on former Khel Ratna winners Sakshi Malik and Mirabai Chanu, pruning the......

NRAI nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal for Dronachary Award

IMAGE: World Championships silver-medallist Anjum Moudgil. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has nominated ace shooter Anjum Moudgil for the......

India's most decorated sportsperson ever

'By the time he gets done, he'll not only be the best player of his generation, but the best ever.''It'll take another 100 years for someone to break his records.'Dhruv Munjal salutes the......

Sports Shorts: Dutee Chand signs two-year deal with Puma

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday IMAGE: In May, Dutee Chand is the first Indian sportswoman to reveal that she is in a same-sex relationship with a girl from her......

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