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India roars back to Davos to seek overseas investment

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2016 - 21:58

India has finally taken on the mantle of the world`s fastest growing big economy; its equities and bonds are favourites with emerging market investors who are betting that growth will accelerate further.

Military aid to Kabul will cause more Pathankots: Jaffrelot

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:58

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Kabul and agreed to provide helicopters to the Afghan forces.

A new energy in France-India relationship

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:57

It's been almost two years to the date from Hollande's first visit to India as president.

Australian Open 2016: Novak Djokovic starts as favourite after incredible 2015

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 20:27

After a gap of few months, we are back again to the first Grand Slam of the year. Unlike women's tennis, there's not much unpredictability in the men's section when it comes to majors.

China's lowest growth for 25 years: What does it mean?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:43

Here are some key points which explain China`s economic transformation and how it affects the rest of the world.

Can a socialist like Bernie Sanders ever become US president?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2016 - 09:56

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Challenges before Sikkim, India's first organic state

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2016 - 09:53

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After odd/even, time to think of EVs

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2016 - 09:50

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Oil options lurch closer to $20 per barrel Goldman doomsday forecast

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 11, 2016 - 23:25

When US investment bank Goldman Sachs said last year that oil could fall as low as $20 per barrel, it assigned a fairly low probability to that scenario.

 

Ajinkya Rahane: An unmeasured assassin of Team India

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 17:11

In the last five years, many young and talented cricketers have joined the Indian cricket team, who carry a different character and approach towards the way they play the game.

New year, new challenges await evolving Virat Kohli

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 20:38

After his success as the captain of Indian Test team, Kohli will have his first challenge as a player in Australia, then the 2016 World Twenty20 in India.

Five storylines to follow through I-League 2016

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Friday, January 8, 2016 - 23:25

Finale of the 2015 I-League couldn’t have been scripted any better.

'Misuse of religion biggest threat to world peace'

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 8, 2016 - 17:02

Rampant misuse of religion to exploit societies poses one of the biggest threat to global peace and surpasses even the increasing incidents of communal conflicts, according to Nobel Laureate Leymah R Gbowee.

Nuclear tests, purges mark four years of Kim's North Korea rule

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 8, 2016 - 12:34

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Stop treating Google as your doctor

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 10:12

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Buying a builder apartment between Rs 10-25 lakh turning a reality in small cities

By Archana Khatri Das | Last Updated: Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 19:09

Believe it or not, prices in the residential space are heading upwards.

Inflation under control in 2015; Kitchen staples beg to differ

By webmaster | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 13:42

When it comes to inflation, the year 2015 has shown that the macroeconomic datapoints may not always show the real picture.

India’s squad for Australia tour: Five talking points

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Friday, December 25, 2015 - 14:50

Of late, Sandip Patil and Anurag Thakur’s squad announcement press conferences have been a rather routine affair.

A new challenge before Sitaram Yechury

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, December 25, 2015 - 10:45

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Will the BJP follow Vajpayee's 'raj dharma'?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, December 25, 2015 - 10:42

(A file photo of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi)

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Jose Mourinho's culling from struggling Chelsea highlights end of an association

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 21:24

Jose Mourinho's chapter at Chelsea ended on a sad note since his return to Stamford Bridge in 2013 from Real Madrid.

How Rajkot pip Pune in first battle of IPL newbies

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 21:13

The Rajkot-based franchise, owned by Intex roped in Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja and James Faulkner, while Sanjiv Goenka's New Rising got MS Dhoni, Steven Smith, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin and Faf du Plessis for Pune.

ISL 2015 final: Five factors likely to determine outcome of grand finale

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 11:32

Sunday’s grand finale boils down to a match up between Goa’s attack and Chennaiyin’s defence.

Rediscover old tales in a forgotten language at Dastangoi Festival in Delhi

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Friday, December 18, 2015 - 15:58

Dastango Aamir & Dastango Affan performing 'Dastan-e-Amir Hamza' at Dastangoi Festival

Confident and clear, Yellen says rate path will be well signalled

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 14:55

The unanimous backing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen got for the Fed`s first rate hike since the financial crisis let her deliver a clear message: Don`t expect further rate hikes for a while, and when we are ready, we`ll tell you.

 

Where is our shit going and why we should care

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 14:53

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This is the only four-letter word that Neeraj Jain, CEO - Water Aid India, allows his children to use at home.

How safe is Delhi for women?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 14:44

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Chris Gayle, your team needs you

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 10:13

He is certainly one of the modern greats, but stories of a reluctant Gayle excusing himself from the national set up will always paint an image so distraught for the sport that many will be forced to ask, what's there in playing for a national team.

Never despair and keep at it: Ruskin Bond

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 16:09

What more can one ask for when you get to spend a Monday evening, hearing one of the finest minds in literature - the elusive, but warm Ruskin Bond!

What Britain is demanding from the EU to stay in the bloc

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 13:23

British Prime Minister David Cameron last month outlined his demands for EU reform, ahead of a referendum on Britain`s membership in the 28-member bloc to be held by 2017.