The Telegraph


Since 1st March, 1999
Enter, the magicians
This World Cupís first star has been born, though the superstars are yet to take the field. Hollandís Arjen Robben, the flying winger, kicked off the race for the tournamentís top player with his inspirational play against Serbia and Montenegro on Sunday ...  | Read.. 
Growth, but not in jobs
Bengal has emerged among the top three states in the number of business enterprises, according to an economic census done by the Centre. ...  | Read.. 
Lapang gets a breather
Embattled Meghalaya chief minister D.D. Lapang lived to fight another day with the Congress Legislature Party meeting that was to determine his fate today hedging on the ...  | Read.. 
Dope watchdog gets the Fifa boot
Football shows way to other sports by undermining anti-drug agency
As the World Cup gathers pace, unfashionable issues such as governance, structure, commercialisation and doping drop off the top of the agenda. ...  | Read.. 
Sikh pilgrims accompany a van carrying a palanquin with the Guru Granth Sahib as they enter Pakistan through the Wagah border on Monday. About ...  | Read
It will be very difficult to win a sixth World Cup

Brazil coach
Tongue Twister:
A memorable melange on the menu

A chef's lament can be as heart-rending as an artist's, as he watches in horror while some freak acc ...  | Read..
Pockets picked at BJP protest
The National Democratic Alliance leadership sounded the war bugle and marched in the blazing su ...  | Read..