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APCO NaMo Namah: The Truth Behind Narendra Modi’s Ressurection!

Over the last 5-6 years, a man who was once on the fringe of Indian politics, considered by many an unacceptable pariah, the relic of a fading era of …

Narendra Modi and the Gujarat Model : Facts behind the overhyped, over advertised beliefs.

Narendra Modi - This man is seriously in the news. Media makes sensational news even if he sneezes, every politician in this country comes up with …

Truth, hype and the Gujarat development model | columns

The RSS/BJP had perfected the art of double speak long ago. It’s not rare to find the same leader speaking in contradictory terms. During the 1990s, …

India

Why images of Mohammed offend Muslims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prohibitions against depicting the Prophet Mohammed may mystify many non-Muslims, but it speaks to a central tenet of Islam: the worship of God alone.<p>Nothing in the Quran, Islam's holy book, strictly bars portrayals of Mohammed. But the faith, like the Hebrew Bible's Ten Commandments, has …

Islam

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

Apps

Indian politics has a new moral force

Photograph: Partha Sarkar/Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>‘Narendra Modi has failed to live up to his promise of less government, more governance.’<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/10/1423594006206/ee0b4067-1ac6-472c-ae64-9281b4fb36df-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Partha …

Was India's most powerful prime minister in 30 years unravelled over price of a pinstripe jacket?

Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffers humiliating landslide defeat in Delhi state elections, with suggestions Mr Modi's jacket pinstriped with gold lines of his name affected voters<p>Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have suffered a humiliating landslide defeat in the Delhi …

HoloLens: mix the real and the virtual in a mind-blowing new world

From games to Skype to TV, Microsoft’s trailer for HoloLens promises a future where you can add a layer of computer-generated information to your vision<p>Towards the end of last month, Microsoft released a trailer for a new device it has in the works – HoloLens. Declaring “the era of holographic …

Augmented Reality

Xiaomi Mi 4 Review: Form, speed and class on a mid-way budget

Xiaomi launched its flagship, the Mi 4, last week, and it’s come roaring out the gates, hell-bent on spear tackling the Samsungs and Sonys in the …

Separatist leader Geelani says Colonel Rai’s killers are martyrs | india

Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has paid tributes to the two Hizbul Mujahideen militants who killed decorated Indian army officer Colonel MN …

India

Economic growth revised up by almost 50 percent

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s economy grew almost 50 percent faster in 2013/14 than earlier thought, the government said on Friday after changing a formula, a reminder of the challenges that unreliable statistics present to Indian policymakers.<p>Kashmiri farmers thrash paddy crop in Srinagar October …

Bank of India

In a Move That Will Irk India, Sri Lanka Backs Big China Port Deal

<b>Colombo:</b> Sri Lanka's cabinet said on Thursday it would allow a $1.5 billion "port city" deal with China to go ahead, dropping a threat to cancel the …

Delhi polls 2015: Arvind Kejriwal 2.0

The Sunday Express looks at how Arvind Kejriwal, the agitating outsider, rebranded himself in his second shot at power.<p>Written by |<p>On May 16, 2014, …

Narendra Modi’s party set for damaging defeat in Delhi elections

India’s Narendra Modi was forecast to suffer the first major setback of his premiership on Saturday as exit polls showed his party had been defeated in elections to Delhi’s state assembly by an anti-corruption champion.<p>Four exit polls indicated that the Aam Aadmi party of Delhi’s former chief …

India's rural employment programme is dying a death of funding cuts

After a decade of success, the landmark scheme is being starved of money by a central government seemingly intent on reining in rural wage growth<p>Ten years ago this week, the Indian parliament unanimously passed the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). It was a historic …

Obama challenges India on women's rights and religious tolerance

Barack Obama challenged India’s record on religious tolerance and women’s rights on Tuesday in a parting speech to students in Delhi that contrasted with the at-times saccharin feel of a state visit designed to highlight the closeness of the two countries.<p>Though careful to acknowledge inequality in …

India

India’s Aspirations

India’s democracy, the world’s most populous, is a marvel of the modern age: 1.3 billion people who speak more than 700 languages uniting under one …