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Doctors, lawyers, engineers -- Modi's new ministers

Among the 36 new faces in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers, eight are lawyers, four are doctors, two former IAS officers and four MBA degree holders, besides several engineers,......

'White House has heard us'

'They are starting to move more quickly and we would just like to continue to see bold action being taken.' IMAGE: A lady, who came to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, stands in front of a......

Ajit Singh dies of Covid

Former Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh passed away at a Gurugram hospital on Thursday morning battling COVID-19, his family said. He was 82.   Singh, a prominent farmer......

1st woman Director of IIM-C quits after tiff with faculty

First woman Director of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta Anju Seth has stepped down from her post in the backdrop of confrontation with the teaching faculty. She resigned from the post one......

US sets new record with over 3,000 COVID deaths in 1 day

The United States has set a new grim record of more than 3,000 COVID-19 related deaths in a single day, reflecting a bleak reminder of the pandemic's devastating toll, even as two coronavirus......

Why India must create new programming languages...

"Yawn", "Zzzzz... excuse me, I need to nap." Why hasn't India produced a single earth-shaking idea like Python or the World Wide Web, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic......

Twitter's Agrawal latest Indian to head a global giant

With his elevation as the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, in whom co-founder of the microblogging giant Jack Dorsey has “bone-deep” trust, joins the growing power club of Indian-origin......

Shiv Nadar steps down, daughter Roshni is new chairperson of HCL Tech

Roshni, also a trained classical musician, came on the board of HCL Technologies in 2013 and was vice chairperson. Shiv Nadar would continue to be MD of the company with designation as chief......

India-born Arvind Krishna elected CEO of IBM

Indian-origin technology executive Arvind Krishna has been elected chief executive officer of American IT giant IBM after a "world-class succession process", succeeding Virginia Rometty, who......

Why Railways' transformation plan has gone off-track

There was a plan to increase the Railways’ revenue by augmenting carrying capacity. This target has, however, become the source of a bitter battle between two ministries - the railways and......

'Karan Johar said he was blown away by our performance'

'We have been getting e-mails for assignments and events. People from random islands, like Seychelles, called us to perform for India's independence day. It's crazy to see how the internet affects......

Thank you, Mr Ebert, for taking us on this journey

We will always remember Roger Ebert at the movies, says Arthur J Pais, in his tribute to the prolific movie critic, who passed away on April 4.Roger Ebert, the prolific movie critic, author of half......

Life Before Pi: The Brilliant Films Of Ang Lee

It did not come easy for Ang Lee.Today, the 58-year old Taiwan-born Oscar winning filmmaker, the man and the energy behind Life of Pi, is widely recognised as one of the leading directors in the......

WATCH: That winning moment when Nadal got to Slam No 16

IMAGE: Rafael Nadal is a bundle of emotions after winning his third US Open title and 16th Grand Slam on Sunday. Photograph: US Open/Twitter Capping a fine year in an appropriate fashion, World......

Nearly-man Anderson fights off injuries, reaps rewards for perseverance

'It’s been a long road to get here and sometimes tough. We’ve been dominated by a select few individuals and there are definitely times where you think those will be the guys who will......

Copa America: Messi trains with Argentina, eyes Panama

IMAGE: Argentina's Lionel Messi attends a training session. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters Lionel Messi trained alongside his Argentina team-mates at the Copa America Centenario as he targets......

US lawmakers call for allowing turbaned Sikh basketball players

A bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation to end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play while wearing a......

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