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Arnab Goswami on The War on Big Media & Why he Has to Shout

Since having left Times Now, Arnab Goswami has announced that he will be returning soon with a new media venture called ‘Republic’.

The year India Said Yes to Female Fighter Pilots

Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh entered a world that was thus far reserved only for men

Indian-Americans Hail Trump Picking Nikki Haley as US Envoy to UN

If confirmed, Haley would be the first ever Cabinet-level official to ever serve in any US presidential administration.

Two Fantasies—One Indian, One British

Brexit will cast a thick fog over the relationship, adding to the mutual incomprehension that has grown in recent years.

India Can Signal Solidarity With Both The EU And Britain

Should leverage goodwill with Brexiteers, move on a quick FTA, explore possibilities in C’wealth.

Qatar Releases 23 Indian Prisoners

With Qatar Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani pardoning several prisoners for Ramadan, including 23 Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his gratitude to the Emir.

New Social Campaign Celebrates Dark Skin

A new global campaign on social media against colourism - #unfairandlovely - is challenging the widely-held belief in many parts of the world that fair skin is the most attractive.

US Vice President's Decades-old Mumbai Connect

US Vice President Joe Biden now appears to have resolved the mystery behind his distant relatives living in Mumbai, India.

Vinod Rai's Scoop

UPA scams began within 70 days of Manmohan becoming PM.

Disgraced Indian Editor Charged with Rape

After months of apologies and outright denials, the former Tehelka magazine editor faces prison.

Thousands Flock to Annual MP Bhoot Mela' to Get Exorcised

Thousands throng here from Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and even Andhra Pradesh for the month-long 'bhoot pret ka mela' that will make their lives easier.

A Fine Specimen of an Exquisite Art

The Government Museum in Egmore is showcasing an intricate and exquisite Thanjavur painting of Goddess Mahishasuramardhini as its ‘special exhibit’.

Yahoo Debuts New Web Browser, Axis

It alters browsers made by other companies to display search results in a more convenient and visual format.

Holi No Longer Holy: Changing Colours of the Festival

Now the festival of 'colours' sees 'no mixing' as the level of patience is declining and people are becoming "intolerant".

An Outsider Gives Voice to ‘Slumdogs’

Unlike many journalists Katherine Boo aspires to invisibility. She hates publicity and talks about herself with about as much ease as someone trying to wriggle from a thicket.

Flag Sale Higher During Anna Hazare Fast Than on Republic Day

Traders note that the tricolour sold better during the Anna agitation as against now.

Indian Pride on Display at Rajpath

An impressive display of armour and unmanned aerial vehicles recently added to India’s military prowess was on full display at the 63rd Republic Day parade today.

Seven Charged in Insider Trading

Three people, including Sandeep "Sandy" Goyal, of mutual fund company Neuberger Berman Group LLC. are cooperating with the government's investigation.

Here Comes Indian Premier League Soccer

Despite its huge population, India sits at a lowly 162 on the FIFA world rankings. That’s one spot below Fiji

Mumbai Beats Tokyo for World's most Crowded City

Currently, claims the study, there are 14 million Mumbaikars on the entire 480 sq km of the city, and they collectively have only 14 sq km - or 2.5 per cent - of public open space with them, which include parks, playing fields and recreation grounds.

US Offers India the Joint Strike Fighter, Top Defence Technology

Although the US lost out in the bid to sell India 126 multi-role combat jets, it has offered New Delhi "top-of-the-line technology", including "the best in the world" Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

Australia Refuses to Withdraw Travel Advisory

Krishna had asked his Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd to withdraw the issuance of travel advisory for tourists traveling to India.

The Real 2G Show Begins Now

With the special CBI court framing charges in the 2G spectrum scam, the case has now moved into its most important stage.

Harvard, Wharton, Kellogg, Stanford, and Insead-France Graduates Eye India

Graduates from the elite Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) may be the cat's whiskers in the job market but perhaps not for too much longer.

SRK Rides with Real Superheroes

The actor rode on the Delhi Metro with ten real-life heroes. Shah Rukh Khan is leaving nothing to chance to make his most ambitious project till date, " RA.One", a success.

Madhur Eyes Madhuri For Fashion 2?

It’s official now! Madhuri Dixit-Nene is the leading lady of Dedh Ishqiya, the sequel to debutant director Abhishek Chaubey’s critically-acclaimed Ishqiya (2010) that toplined Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi.

'Indian Craft Dying Slowly'

Handloom revivalist and designer Madhu Jain has been trying to resuscitate fine craftsmanship for 25 years but feels Indian consumers need to wake up and think 'swadeshi' and dump 'videshi' to make the country's textile traditions survive.

US Embassy Issues Over 4.9 Lakh Non-Immigrant Visas

The US mission here has issued more than 4,90,000 non-immigrant visas during its fiscal year 2011 ending September 30, an increase of 4.3 per cent from last fiscal.

India to Attract $80 Billion FDI Over 12-24 Months

Over the next 12-24 months India could attract a massive $80 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to a research report by Morgan Stanley. India received $48-billion FDI in the last two years.

Bangalore Has Least Number of Net Users

Touted as the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore, a virtual den of tech geeks, has less number of internet users among the country’s metropolises.

Top Honchos of Telecom companies Hunting for New Jobs

Six top executives of mobile phone companies are hunting for new jobs, signalling bad times for a sector that was once touted as the symbol of India's growth story.

Indian American Doctor Charged with Hiding India Accounts

A Indian American neurosurgeon has been re-indicted by a US grand jury on new charges that he failed to declare an HSBC bank account in India valued in 2009 at $8.7 million.

Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin (Tone)

To be dark in India is not necessarily to be invisible. Instead, in this country, it is everyone’s business to correct it or cover it up.

Indian Cricket Swagger Turns Limp

The dressing room of the Indian cricket team resembles the emergency ward of a hospital where every second a player needs a doctor to either heal his injury or sort out the mental trauma caused by one defeat after another.

Indian Global Retailers in Mating Dance

Margins are razor-thin as chain operators compete with the standalone "kirana" shops and street-side vendors where most Indians buy their groceries.

Infamous Farm Now Fair Trade Business

The chain-stitch rug hails from the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir. The gazebo is constructed from sheesham wood in Rajastan, India. The life-size Sukhothai standing Buddha is from Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Indians Wary of Tougher Singapore Immigration Policy

The policy announcement is seen as the first step to rein in the unchecked inflow of foreign workers and to address the concern of the local workforce.

India Did Not Want David Headley Extradited

M K Narayanan told then US ambassador to India Timothy Roemer that New Delhi's demand for extraditing Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley was mere posturing to mislead the Indian public, and the government was not seeking his extradition "at this time."

Soda Village's MBA Sarpanch

The young, jeans-clad sarpanch of Soda village in Rajasthan was told that she had already spent more than the funds allocated to her, and that the fresh water reservoir she wanted to construct was now out of the question.

Legal Community Warm to Bobby Jindal

Even some of the biggest Democratic trial lawyers are opening up their wallets for the 40-year-old Indian-American Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal

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