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Wednesday , March 6 , 2013
Since 1st March, 1999

PM? Right answer to wrong question

Rahul Gandhi today said asking him if he wanted to be Prime Minister was “a wrong question”, prompting senior leaders to debunk speculation of a sacrifice replay and suggest that he was positioning himself as far apart from Narendra Modi as possible....   | Read..

Dhaka hints at Jamaat ban

Already in the throes of a political tailspin that has made it near-impossible for citizens to continue with life-as-usual, Bangladesh today geared up for more with its g...   | Read..

Nasheed re-arrest egg on Maldives truce

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed’s re-arrest this afternoon may have brought to nought month-long Indian efforts to broker truce between major political p...   | Read..

US honour for Delhi rape victim

The Delhi gang rape victim will be posthumously honoured by the US with its International Women of Courage Award for having inspired people to fight against gender-based viol...   | Read..

Indian girl in Einstein club

A 12-year-girl has scored 162 in a Mensa IQ test — the highest possible score for someone under 18 — making her more intelligent than 99 per cent of the popul...   | Read..
Actor Konkona Sen Sharma and producer Ekta Kapoor at an event in Mumbai. (Fotocorp)
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Mittal & Moni make peace over cuppa

Lakshmi Mittal and Moni Varma, two of Britain’s most respected Indian businessmen who wer...   | Read..

Firing death roils Omar

The death of a 24-year-old postgraduate student in alleged army shooting today had Omar Abdulla...   | Read..

Navy crash near Vizag

Two navy personnel are reported missing after their helicopter crashed off Visakhapatnam this afternoon....   | Read..

Reel Bhaiyya gets red in face

Irrfan Khan plays a don named Raja Bhaiyya in his new film but says he is “embarrassed” about the controvers...   | Read..

Govt to roll back rape

The Centre plans to roll back its recent controversial moves to make the rape law gender-neutral and raise the age of co...   | Read..

Sambhar & its flamingos get court lifeline

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a petition seeking protection of the Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan from large-scale enc...   | Read..

Bangla slams Zia on Pranab

The Bangladesh government has severely criticised Opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia for refusing to meet India’s...   | Read..