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Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for 5th straight year: Forbes


Mukesh Ambani has retained his position as the world's richest Indian for the fifth year in a row, although his networth declined by USD 1.6 billion to USD 21 billion but remained well above that of t

Sountrack to history: 1878 Edison audio unveiled

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It's scratchy, lasts only 78 seconds and features the world's first recorded blooper.

The modern masses can now listen to what experts say is the oldest playable recording of an American voice and th

Ex-Goldman director Gupta awaits sentence in insider case

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The sentencing on Wednesday of fallen Wall Street titan Rajat Gupta for insider trading could come down to whether a judge agrees that his lifetime of charity counts against sending him to prison.


‘Kissing dogs can cause gum disease’

Man’s best friend can also give him gum disease! Researchers have found that dogs have a lot of bacteria in their mouths and these can be transmitted to humans and cause periodontal problems.

Yahoo Q3 net income rises on part stake sale in Alibaba

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Internet giant Yahoo Inc hasreported a staggering net income of USD 3.16 billion in the three months ended September 30, 2012 largely due to sale of part of its stake in Chinese e-commerce portal Alib

PC makers cool to text OS:


While Microsoft is touting next week's launch of Windows 8 as the savior of the computer industry, PC makers and analysts are increasingly skeptical that the new operating system will lure consumers a

Obama, Romney clash on jobs, energy

U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney met on Tuesday (Wdenesday IST) at New York’s Hofstra University for the second of three presidential debates ahead of the Nov. 6 electi

Crowe ex-wife Danielle may receive $25m

Hollywood star Russell Crowe’s estranged wife Danielle Spencer is reportedly set for a payout of at least $25 million.

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit resigns

US banking giant Citigroup announced Tuesday that its chief executive, Vikram Pandit, had resigned his post and the board of directors.

Bill Gates, Kofi Annan back leniency for Rajat Gupta

Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs' former Indian-American director convicted of insider trading, has received letters of support from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and former UN Secretary Gene

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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.