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Let's aim for peace, but be prepared for war

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:38

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Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:38

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How I fell in love with Japan…

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:31

Japan was perfect - in stillness and in movement; in mannerism, courtesy, beauty, dedication, organisational skills and devotion to the country.

Post-Uri, how does India neuter demented neighbour?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:30

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tryst with moderation has been extended from its angst over "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) to policies on Pakistan.

500th Test Special: Records that matter as India play historic match

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 09:25

The five-day format remains the basis which sets the standard, and for any cricketer, the ultimate 'test' to test to his skills.

Uri Terror Attack: Is War with Pakistan Really an Option?

By Ajith Vijay Kumar | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:46

Narendra Modi is in the hot seat and he has to answer...

Hillary in Trump lane: Baskets of bluff, bluster & baloney!

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 - 17:11

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IND vs NZ: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan in do-or-die situation despite Virat Kohli's backing

By Sahil Bakshi | Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 15:42

Despite recent below-par performances, both Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have been retained for India' squad for New Zealand.

Five key takeaways from Duleep Trophy 2016

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:49

Yuvraj Singh's India Red side was no match for Gautam Gambhir's Blues as it succumbed to a massive 355-run defeat in the final of inaugural day-night Duleep Trophy tournament at Greater Noida Sport

India vs New Zealand: This time, Kiwis come prepared with spin troika

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 17:23

For New Zealand, to register their first ever series win in India, the spin trio of Santner, Sodhi and Craig will need to do what Indian spinners do. Win matches.

Gautam Gambhir vs Virat Kohli: Incidents when Indian cricket's two angry men clashed on-field

By Sahil Bakshi | Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 15:15

There have been several incidents where Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir made headlines for the wrong reason.

Deepa Malik's moment of glory: As incredible as Dipa Karmakar's Produnova, as historic as PV Sindhu's silver

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 13:50

Every paralympian has a story to tell, but not many are as inspiring as Deepa Malik's.

India vs New Zealand 2016: Five talking points from Sandip Patil's last squad

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 15:12

The Indian selectors on Monday announced a largely unchanged 15-member Indian Test squad for the three-match home series against New Zealand.

Stanislas Wawrinka - From 'the other Swiss' to Novak Djokovic's biggest nemesis

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 13:20

Ever since the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal era came to an end, no player has dominated tennis like Novak Djokovic.

Manchester Derby: How Pep Guardiola put Jose Mourinho in his place

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 12:45

Citizens won 2-1, and possibly proving – once again – they are no longer the 'noisy neighbors'.

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Jose Mourinho vs Pep Guardiola duel headlines Manchester Derby

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 23:09

Past touchline rows and press-conference hostilities suggest the two men despise each other.

Pullela Gopichand – A mix of Sourav Ganguly's aggression and Rahul Dravid's gentlemanship

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 15:57

While cricket still rules the country, here is a comparison as to why Pullela Gopichand is a mix of Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid.

Andy Murray or Novak Djokovic: After Rafael Nadal's exit, who is the favourite to win US Open 2016?

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 16:39

Time and again, Murray has looked a world class player in Grand Slams before reaching finals. 

Talking Records: Complete list of world, Olympics records broken at Rio 2016

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 00:30

Besides 27 world records, the Rio Games also witnessed as many as 91 Olympic records broken.

Sorry, Irom Sharmila!

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 13:49

Irom Sharmila, a woman of indefatigable spirit, broke her 16-year long fast recently.

Rajnikanth's daughter becomes UN advocate for Gender

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:40

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Rio Olympics 2016: Five Indian athletes who redefined 'woman power'

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 00:28

While PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik were India's only two medalists at Rio Olympics, several others made a name for themselves at the mega event.

In rural India, less to eat than 40 years ago

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 13:29

On an average, a rural Indian consumes 550 fewer calories -- and 13 gm protein, 5 mg iron, 250 mg calcium lesser than they used to.
 

Despite sporting glory, Indian women struggle to rise

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 13:28

Women saved the day for India at Rio, and their growing presence was reflected in the 54 female Indian athletes at an Olympiad.

India needs to tread the innovation path to progress

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 13:29

Can we truly afford to shun innovation?
 

Rio Olympics highlights: Ten moments that defined the Games for Indian contingent

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 14:37

Rio 2016 has come and gone. The Games in Brazil had its good, bad, and ugly moments in abundance.

Naming of new RBI chief shows Modi government regains composure after Rajan shock

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:29

Raghuram Rajan`s abrupt announcement of his departure as governor of the Reserve Bank of India came as a nasty surprise to many, especially his fans in the investment community, but the way Urjit Patel was chosen as his successor has been anything but.

77 mn women added to banking system in 1 year

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 15:16

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47 mn Indian youth drop out by 10th standard

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 11:35

Uttar Pradesh leads the ranking with 1.6 million out-of-school children, followed by Bihar and Rajasthan.

Phasing out hydro-fluorocarbons the next big challenge

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 11:31

There is a strange similarity between ISIS and HFCs. Both are man-made.