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Three hurdles the Clinton campaign must overcome

Three controversies will keep cropping up for Hillary Clinton now that she has launched a second bid for the U.S. presidency.<p>Her historic candidacy in 2008 – no other female presidential candidate had gotten so far – ended after a hard-fought state-by-state battle against Barack Obama.<p>"Although we …

To be successful, do only what you do best

If there were some way for you to download decades of my experience in the business world and sort through the individuals who have had great success bringing real products to market, you'd find something very interesting.<p>You'd find a lot of very competent, talented, smart, ingenious, driven people …

World’s most productive river, food security for millions under threat

<b>BANGKOK, Thailand</b> – Development of two dams on the Lower Mekong River in Laos is proceeding with potentially devastating impacts to the food security …

Top Five Affordable Luxury Hotels in London

London has and array of <b>hostels</b> that are good value and low on price. However, finding a hotel to stay that’s cosy while not breaking your wallet can …

India votes in favour of Russian resolution against gay rights at UN | india

India was among the 43 countries that voted in support of a Russian-drafted resolution that proposed removing benefits for same-sex partners of UN …

Same-Sex Couples

Girls can drive development

Adolescent girls can play an enormous role in bringing about sustainable development. But for too long their rights and potential have been …

8 bright ideas for a cleaner future

In November, OpenIDEO challenged the world to come up with new ways to achieve a renewable energy-powered future. Innovators submitted proposals of …

How much land does a nation need?

In Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy’s famous story, <i>How Much Land Does a Man Need?</i>, a peasant is told he can have all the land he can traverse in a day. …

Behind Maharashtra's stringent beef ban is a Jain trust that dreams of farming without tractors

The Viniyog Trust convinced the state government to make cattle slaughter a non-bailable crime.<p>For many conservative Hindus, Maharashtra’s recent …

Adani others bag Rs 6000cr project to develop food parks

The government on Tuesday allocated the development of 17 mega food parks across the country that will entail investments of Rs 6,000 crore and …

India

Indian Court Strikes Down Section of Law Punishing Offensive Posts

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Indian Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a section of a law that allowed the authorities to jail people for offensive online posts, …

For the homeowner who never wants to grow up: Italian architect designs wooden treehouse as part of eco-friendly project to 'combine childhood dreams with urban life'

It's the perfect home for those who never want to grow up.<p>The ultimate wooden treehouse has now been unveiled in Turin, Italy, in the style of a …

India to surpass China in economic growth

India could outpace China as the world's fastest growing economy as soon as this year, according to International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde.<p>Lagarde, who was visiting India last week, said the country's economy is expected to grow 7.5% in the upcoming 2015-2016 fiscal year, which …

BJP flays Oxford University's cancellation of Subramanian Swamy's lecture on India's economy

BJP on Tuesday termed as "shocking" Oxford University's cancellation of a lecture by party leader Subramanian Swamy on India's economy and questioned …

Why Saudis are ardent social media fans

BY MOST counts the Gulf region has the highest penetration of smartphones in the world. WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter have become standard modes of …

Bollywood's Hamlet, Queen win big at India's national film awards

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A modern-day Bollywood adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet set in restive Kashmir won five prizes at India’s National Film Awards on Tuesday, but was snubbed in the most prestigious categories.<p>“Haider”, the third in filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj’s trilogy of films based on …

National Film Awards