India shining, but global glitter hard to resist

NEW DELHI: This may offer a contrarian view to a compelling 'India Shining' narrative. A substantially higher number of Indian employees, if given an opportunity, will take the next flight to NYC than land a posting in NCR. And the lure of an overseas job has grown over the last five years despite

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Task force to probe malnourishment death of tribal infants in Odisha

The Odisha government has formed a task force to investigate the alleged malnutrition deaths of 19 infants in a tribal village in Jajpur district in Odisha. “The state government has formed a task force to thoroughly investigate the incident and see that such incidents do not recur,â€� chief minister Naveen Patnaik said. The decision

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India link emerges in $3.5 billion forex trading fraud at HSBC

NEW YORK/LONDON: An India link has emerged in the alleged $3.5-billion forex trading fraud case at British banking giant HSBC, where two senior executives have been accused of doing 'front-running' by cheating a client that was selling part-stake in an Indian subsidiary. The duo has been charged in the US of "conspiracy to

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We will fight attempt to saffronise everything: Mamata Banerjee

Briefcase1Mamata strongly condemned the brutal assault on four Dalit youths in Gujarat.2She said people have their right to choose what they can eat, wear or study.3She also warned the Centre against interfering in state matters.Expressing concern over the rise of 'cow protection' vigilantes, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted the

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My daughter was forcibly converted to Islam: Missing Kerala girl's mother

Padne, a secular island till recently, is bewildered by the flight of some of its Muslim youth.It is sandwiched between the politically volatile Kannur and a communally sensitive Kasargod , but Padne village doesn't share the characteristics of either district. The Muslim-dominated area was tension-free even in the dark days following the demolition

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Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

ANKARA: Turkey's president on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a failed coup.Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the measure was being taken to counter threats to Turkish democracy and wasn't intended to curb basic freedoms. He spoke after a meeting with Cabinet ministers and top security advisers."The aim is to rapidly

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Five factors AAP may consider before announcing Sidhu as its face in Punjab

Briefcase1AAP has maintained a stoic silence over the issue of party's face in Punjab.2Navjot Singh Sidhu will not only add spice and star power to resurgent AAP.3His one liners and armory of confrontational oratory will be an asset.While the Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's exit from Rajya Sabha might at one hand

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Grant large degree of autonomy to J&K: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Proposing a radical solution to the situation in Kashmir, senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday night advocated restoring the "grand bargain" under which Kashmir had acceded to India by granting a large degree of autonomy, warning that otherwise the country will have to pay a "heavy

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Mayawati slur rocks Parliament, opposition tears into 'anti-women, anti-Dalit' BJP

Briefcase1Uproar in Rajya Sabha over BJP VP Singh's 'veshya' remark.2Mayawati said country won't forgiver BJP.3Upper House unanimously condemned the slur, demanded strict action.Sending a strong message to the BJP over its leader's derogatory language against Mayawati, the Rajya Sabha today unanimously condemned the slur as most opposition parties accused the saffron outfit of

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Video: Cop shots carjacking suspect inside bus

Press CTRL+C to copyPress CTRL+C to copy<iframe src="http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/embedvideo.cms?msid=53295337&amp;channel=10001&amp;videosection=videoshow&amp;section=News" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true" allowfullscreen="true" style="width:642px;height:481px;background-color:#000000;"></iframe>6 views 20 Jul 2016, 9:26AM ISTBus surveillance video showed a carjacking suspect jumping onto an Oklahoma City bus to escape police, ordering frightened passengers to leave the vehicle then trying to grab one officer's weapon before being shot dead by another

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