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US-Pak ‘drone deal’ to skip anti-India camps

In a secret deal, Pakistan had allowed American drone strikes on its soil on the condition that these unmanned aircraft stay away from its nuclear facilities and the mountain camps where Kashmiri mili

Chatwal posts bond in drugs case

Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal, arrested earlier this week at a Florida airport for allegedly carrying drugs, has been released on bond.

Anand Jon jailed for 5 years in US


Indian-American celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon, already serving a 59-year sentence in the US for sexually abusing aspiring models, was jailed for five years after pleading guilty to a similar ch

Rajat gupta asks court for new trial

India-born former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta has asked a US court for a new trial to reverse his conviction on insider trading charges, arguing that the district judge had committed “serious e

India, Pak clash again

India and Pakistan got into a fresh verbal duel on Kashmir at the United Nations after Islamabad made “gratuitous references” to the issue, just a week after they sparred over it at the world body.

Forbes names Sonia 6th most powerful woman

Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi was on Wednesday ranked the sixth most powerful woman in the world, ahead of US First Lady Michelle Obama, by Forbes magazine in its list of 100 influential women

CNN, Time suspend Zakaria for plagiarism

Noted Indian-American journalist and author Fareed Zakaria has been suspended by his employers CNN and Time magazine after he admitted to plagiarism and apologised for the ethical lapse.

Rajat Gupta may testify in own defence

Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta is likely to testify next week in his defence at insider trading trial, his lawyer told the court as the prosecution rested its case and the defence presented

UN report: India tops in rate of maternal deaths

India and Nigeria together accounted for a third of the deaths of pregnant women globally in 2010, latest UN figures said, even as maternal deaths declined by nearly half in the past two decades due t

Ashton’s ‘Indian’ chip ads ‘racist’

A potato chip ad featuring actor Ashton Kutcher dressed up as a dark-skinned Bollywood producer “Raj” and talking with an Indian accent has been attacked for being racist by social media users. Kutcher appears in the “Popchips” ad as four different characters looking for a partner in a dating show. One is as 39-year-old Raj, a “Bollywood producer looking for the most delicious thing on the planet”, the actor says with an Indian accent.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.