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Political reactions to Yakub Memon's hanging
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Political reactions to Yakub Memon's hanging

On Thursday, as Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was hanged at Nagpur Central prison, politicians from across the country reacted. The reactions were diverse from some supporting the Supreme Court while some questioning the death sentence in entirety. Take a look at some of the reactions. “India is a democracy. We set very high standards when it comes to human rights. Why are we then not abolishing the death sentence? What benefit are we getting from it? ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Indian economy recovering? But where and how

Policy pre-requisites for corporate earnings growth are being ignoredThe fourth quarter of the last financial year, 2014-15, was an unmitigated disaster for Indian companies. Even after adjusting for extraordinary items, profits for the universe of the top 1,600 companies listed on the stock exchanges shrank by 19 per cent year on year. Profit growth for the blue chips on the Nifty was not very different; for the Sensex, the fall was around nine per cent. (All these numbers, and those that ...
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Rosberg baffled by qualifying gap to Hamilton

Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP looks on in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images Nico Rosberg was looking for answers in Hungary on Saturday after being out-qualified by Formula One world champion teammate Lewis Hamilton for the ninth time in 10 races. - Hamilton on cloud nine after Hungary pole Rosberg was the qualifying king last year -- winning the inaugural pole ...
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Mani Ratnam wins Icon award at London Indian Film Festival

Acclaimed Indian film director Mani Ratnam who has delivered many cinematic gems in both Tamil and Hindi. won the Icon award at the Bagri Foundation London Film Festival for his outstanding contribution to cinema.  Receiving the award on the closing night of the festival, Ratnam said "I am honoured and humbled to receive this icon award. I think that Indian cinema is at the threshold of a new era, and the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival ...
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8 lessons from Tharoor's electrifying Oxford speech

‘While British politicians continue to wonder whether countries like India should even get basic compensation, let’s remind them 200 years of injustice can’t be compensated for with any amount of money. What we need is a simple ‘sorry’, an apology for all the wrong.’ Lok Sabha Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor’ s gripping speech at the Oxford Union Society (external link) has brought back afresh the wounds that the country faced during 200 years ...
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Trailer Watch: Is Craig man enough for the great new Bond film?

SPECTRE promises to be a twisty tale of reveals and double-crosses, and Sam Mendes is the right filmmaker for the task, says Raja Sen. A skeleton wears a top hat waking through a black-clad Dance Of The Dead parade in dusty Mexico City. James Bond shuffles across a roof and takes aim at a window while the new M admonishes him for being in Mexico without authority. What, he demands, was Bond doing there? "I was taking some overdue holiday,” Bond deadpans, and it is in that moment -- ...
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How India is a nation of cheats

Rajiv Malhotra’s plagiarism may not be as horrifying as impersonating an exam candidate in Indore -- but they’re both forms of cheating One of those uniquely Indian English terms, specific only to Indian police stations, is “history sheeter”, used for chronic criminals who keep getting thrown into jail. Its usage is so widespread that it’s now in the Oxford English Dictionary. After the monumental scale, duration and penetration of the Vyapam scandal the new phrase ...
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Ashes: It's Smith's form, not Watson's that is hurting Australia

Australia batsman Steve Smith walks back to the pavillion after being dismissed by England's Stuart Broad on Day 4 of the 1st Ashes Test match at SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Australia should focus on the form of Steve Smith and Brad Haddin rather than blame Shane Watson for their first Ashes Test defeat, according to former England batsman Kevin Pietersen. - Shane Watson dropped for second Ashes Test? Pietersen said the form of wicketkeeper Brad ...
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Bon appetit! 9-yr-old Shreya wows Obamas with 'garam masala' burger

A 9-year-old Indian-American girl floored the Obamas by serving them a Quinoa burger with raita, enhanced with ‘garam masala’, cumin and ginger.  Shreya is pleasantly surprised when US President Barack Obama walks over to her table at the Kids' State Dinner at the White House. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images Shreya Patel from Chicago was pleasantly surprised when US President Barack Obama came to her table during the Kids State Dinner hosted at the White House.
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Meet the man behind India's EPIC hit Baahubali

'My father thinks I'm not ambitious and too slow. He wants me to work in Hindi films with big superstars.' Meet Baahubali director, SS Rajamouli. Image: Prabhas in Baahubali Midway through Baahubali: The Beginning, a person seated next to me in the theatre tells his friend: "Yeh toh Hollywood ko takkar de sakta hai." (This film can give Hollywood a run for its money). Director SS Rajamouli has done it again. After making brilliant blockbusters ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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