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Salman Rushdie: The free speech champion whose 'verses' put his life at risk

The attack on Rushdie sent shock waves around the world, with world leaders and literary stalwarts saying they were appalled at the attack on the author who championed free speech and lived under......

UN chief Antonio Guterres appalled to learn of attack on Salman Rushdie

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is "appalled" to learn about the attack on author Salman Rushdie, saying that in no case is violence a response to words spoken or written by others in their......

Taliban cleric Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani killed in blast in Kabul

Taliban cleric Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani was killed in a blast which occured in Afghanistan's Kabul on Thursday, local media reported. Tolo News quoting Bilal Karimi, a spokesperson for the......

China blocks India-US bid for UN blacklist of Masood Azhar's brother

China has blocked a proposal by the US and India at the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed's deputy chief Abdul Rauf Azhar as a global terrorist, an action dubbed as......

India, US bid to blacklist JeM chief's brother: China seeks more time

China on Thursday sought to defend its move to block a proposal by the United States and India at the United Nations to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) deputy chief Abdul Rauf......

Microsoft gives ONDC its first Big Tech push

Microsoft has become the first global Big Tech company to join the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), an Indian government initiative for developing a first-of-its-kind open network for......

States add 1.1 million families to un-electrified list

Two years after the Centre’s flagship village electrification scheme Saubhagya concluded with the government claiming 99.9 per cent success, several states have added close to 1.1 million......

GIC Re part of Rs 500-crore insurance pool to cover imports from Russia

Overcoming its initial concerns, national reinsurer GIC Re has contributed to the formation of an insurance pool to cover most imports from Russia. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters While it will be......

'Inflation likely to average above 7% in Q2 and Q3'

'The FY2023 inflation outcome is likely to exceed the RBI's current forecast by a wide margin.' Photograph: Shailesh Andrade The annual inflation rate in India was 7.79% in April of 2022, which is......

India, fastest-growing major economy, likely to grow 6.4% in 2022: UN

As the Ukraine conflict impacts the global GDP, India is projected to grow by 6.4 per cent in 2022, slower than the last year's 8.8 per cent but still the fastest-growing major economy, with higher......

Suriya's 10 BEST Films

After two-and-a-half decades (he made his debut in 1997) and about 50 films later, one of Tamil cinema's most versatile and bankable actors received his first ever National Award for his role in......

'If you have too many girls, that's a problem'

'If you don't have children, that's also a problem.''There's no right way to live because everybody has an opinion about your personal life, and how you should live.''You have to listen to them,......

10 Best Films From Around The World

A beautiful documentary from Delhi.A shocking satire that spares no one.A thriller about a serial killer in Iran.A Pakistan film about family secrets...Aseem Chhabra lists the best films he saw in......

Did Modi Inspire This Grammy Win?

'Now, no one can stop me from making music till the day I die.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Ricky Kej/Instagram With two Grammys in the Best New Age Album category -- for Winds of Samsara in 2015......

VOTE! Should Kohli Be Dropped From T20 WC Team?

IMAGE: Virat Kohli's poor run in international cricket has raised questions about his selection for the T20 World Cup in Australia. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images   Will Virat Kohli be......

Why is Roshan Mahanama Serving Tea?

Photographs: Roshan Mahanama/Twitter   As Sri Lanka continues to battle its worst economic crisis since winning independence in 1948, the island nation has been unable to finance the import......

IN PICTURES: The French Open 2022

Rafael Nadal, 36, gave Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy alumnus Casper Ruud, 23, several tennis lessons before he won the French Open title for an incredible 14th time at Roland-Garros in Paris on......

IPL PHOTOS: DC beat Punjab to inch closer to play-offs

IMAGES from the IPL match played between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings in Navi Mumbai on Monday. Scorecard IMAGE: Axar Patel celebrates on dismissing Mayank Agarwal for his 100th IPL wicket.......

GT: LSG: Top Performer: Gallant Gill

IMAGE: Shubman Gill played a measured and controlled knock against the Lucknow Super Giants at the MCA stadium in Pune on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Photograph: BCCI Scorecard: GT vs LSG   The......
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