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SHAMELESS!

SHAMELESS!

Aditi Rao Hydari likes doing films that are lauded for their content as much as she enjoys being part of mainstream, fun films. She doesn’t want to do an item number but would love to do a dance number. “I love that I have no inhibitions. I like to be shameless in front of the […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment | Read More »

Unethical Clinical Trials Kill 254 Indian Women

Unethical Clinical Trials Kill 254 Indian Women

The three-cluster randomized controlled trials looked for a cheap screening treatment for cervical cancer for introduction into the public health program. NEW DELHI: The death of 254 Indian women from modest backgrounds in the course of a 15-year US-funded clinical trial has triggered a raging debate about its ethicality. The trial was for a cervical […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Missing Malaysian Jet May Have Landed And Not Ended In Ocean, New Reports Say

Missing Malaysian Jet May Have Landed And Not Ended In Ocean, New Reports Say

KUALA LUMPUR – The probe into the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian jet is now looking at the possibility that the plane may have landed somewhere as no debris has been found so far, a media report has said. A report in the New Strait Times quoting sources within the international team probing the disappearance […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

India Concludes Pact With U.S. On Tax Evasion Under FATCA

India Concludes Pact With U.S. On Tax Evasion Under FATCA

NEW DELHI –  India has concluded an ‘in substance’ agreement with the U.S. to combat possible tax evasion by Americans through Indian financial entities. The ‘in substance’ agreement with India under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was concluded on April 11, the U.S. Treasury said. Market regulator Sebi plans to issue guidelines for market […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Gay Indian Student Granted Refugee Status In Australia

Gay Indian Student Granted Refugee Status In Australia

MELBOURNE – A 25-year-old gay Indian student who fled to Australia to escape a forced marriage arranged by his Muslim family has been granted refugee status. The commerce graduate, who lives with his boyfriend in New South Wales, arrived on a student visa in March 2009 to study business management but he withdrew from the […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Teachers Force Muslim, Lower Caste Students To Clean Toilets In India: Report

Teachers Force Muslim, Lower Caste Students To Clean Toilets In India: Report

NEW DELHI – Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights group said on Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said pupils from marginalised communities often dropped out of school and started working as labourers rather […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Russia Displays A New Military Prowess In Ukraine

Russia Displays A New Military Prowess In Ukraine

WASHINGTON – Russia is stealing from the US-overseas invasion and occupation playbook by engaging in a very different kind of warfare in getting its wayward neighbour in line. Western experts who have followed the success of Russian forces in carrying out President Vladimir V Putin’s policy in Crimea and eastern Ukraine have come to this […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Protest At Congress Headquarters Against Amarinder’s ‘Clean Chit’ To Tytler In Massacre Of Sikhs Case

Protest At Congress Headquarters Against Amarinder’s ‘Clean Chit’ To Tytler In Massacre Of Sikhs Case

NEW DELHI – The Akali Dal on Monday led a protest outside Congress headquarters here to protest former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s clean chit to Jagdish Tytler, a Congress leader accused in the 1984 massacre of sikhs case. The protesters shouted slogans and tried to break the police barricades outside the Congress office. Police used […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Indian Roads Giant Killers, Supreme Court Says

Indian Roads Giant Killers, Supreme Court Says

NEW DELHI – Indian roads have proved to be giant killers demanding immediate remedial action; the Supreme Court said and appointed a three-member committee to monitor steps taken by the Centre and state governments to ensure road safety and to curb growing number of accidents. It directed all government departments, which are looking after the […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

US Middle Class Is No Longer World’s Richest

US Middle Class Is No Longer World’s Richest

NEW YORK – The American middle class, long the most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction. While the wealthiest Americans are outpacing many of their global peers, a NYT analysis shows that across the lower- and middle-income tiers, citizens of other advanced countries have received considerably larger raises over the last three decades. […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »