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19 January, 2015 10:42 PM Hardline Lanka Buddhists to launch party, say inspired by BJP, RSS

This is one overseas fan base that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP would not wish to flaunt. “We wish we had a leader like Narendra Modi,” says Dilantha Withanage, chief executive of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), the hardline Sinhalese Buddhist nationalist organisation that was accused of attacking Muslims and Christians in Sri Lanka last year, which 47

7 January, 2015 1:57 PM Why PK Credits Thanked Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who is basking in the success of his recently released film PK, had expressed his gratitude towards Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in the film's opening credits, as significant portions of the film have been shot at his Art of Living Foundation ashram in Bengaluru. The film, which has seen a string of controversies, questions people's 19

6 January, 2015 10:13 PM The Louvre is World's Most-Visited Museum

Paris: The famous Louvre in France received 9.3 million visitors last year, retaining its title as the most-visited museum in the world, the Paris attraction announced on Tuesday. Foreign visitors represented 70 per cent of ticket sales, with Americans, Chinese, Italians, British and Brazilians visiting in strong numbers over 2014, the Louvre said in a statement 11

3 January, 2015 7:19 AM The Darius Khambata Interview!

This is Darius Khmabata's first interview ever. He's agreed to talk because he wants to share his views on a few important issues in the news. We are delighted to listen. Mr. Khambata is one of Mumbai and India's best known lawyers. Yet his aversion to publicity has mean few know much about his professional life. He studied law at Harvard and returned 77

17 December, 2014 5:36 PM United States and Cuba, in Breakthrough, Resume Diplomatic Relations

Washington: The United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century after the release of an American contractor held in prison for five years, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. In a deal negotiated during 18 months of secret talks hosted largely by Canada and encouraged 28

15 December, 2014 10:05 AM Rihanna Says Kim Kardashian's Daughter is 'the Bomb' (That's a Compliment)

Singer Rihanna says that TV starlet Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West's 17-month old North is "the bomb" as she's impressed by her dressing style. Rihanna recently bumped into Kim at the Diamond Ball in Beverly Hills. The 26-year-old singer gushed about North's "bad baby" style and asked Kim to help her shop for clothes for her own baby in the future 13

4 December, 2014 8:42 PM Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka: Indians don't speak up, just follow orders

The atmosphere is electric. People are so excited, there is so much positive energy that has been built up — it's difficult to describe. Never seen anything like this. Yes, may be in the trip to Australia with (PM Narendra) Modi. But that was little different. I walk into these rooms and people go crazy. There's a tremendous burden of expectation. I have to think 4

11 November, 2014 7:21 PM Dutch Woman Heads for South Pole on Tractor

Cape Town: After driving a tractor the length of Africa, Dutch adventurer Manon "Tractor Girl" Ossevoort is setting out to fulfil a decade-long dream of chugging her way to the South Pole. Asked whether people think she is crazy, the 38-year-old actress replies with a wide smile and bubbly confidence: "Only if they haven't met me." "The world needs 2

2 November, 2014 9:04 PM Coaching Indian team would be an interesting job, says Ricki Herbert

Players who have worked under him revere him. People who have played with him admire him for his astute game sense and passion. Yet, it is coaching that gives 53-year-old Rickie Herbert utmost satisfaction. Currently in India as the coach of Northeast FC, Herbert had led New Zealand in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, where it failed to progress beyond the group 4

14 October, 2014 7:11 AM Roy Hodgson Takes Aim at Brendan Rodgers Over Liverpool Stars' Fitness

England manage Roy Hodgson's relationship with Brendan Rodgers was again put in the spotlight after he claimed Liverpool midfielder Raheem Sterling asked to be excluded from the England team for Sunday's 1-0 win in Estonia because he felt tired. London: England manager Roy Hodgson has risked inflaming his already simmering feud with Brendan Rodgers by criticising 12