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Tim Cook Speaks Up

Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to …

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

Defensive Dhoni hurts India again

New Zealand v India, 2nd Test, Wellington, 4th day<p>Is it time for a Test captain who will be more authoritative in the big moments in overseas …

Cricket

NZ's McCullum and Watling continue to defy India | Reuters

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum and wicketkeeper BJ Watling continued to thwart India’s push for a series-levelling victory in the second test in Wellington on Monday.<p>New Zealand's BJ Watling (L) watches as India's Mohammed Shami bowls during the second innings on day …

Opinion

Even the theatrics are not interesting any more. The substance of governance that residents of Delhi so badly desired was never there. On Tuesday, in …

India

Delhi’s Anti-Corruption CM Aims at Reliance

By<p>Biman Mukherji<p>Delhi’s corruption-busting chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, picked a new fight Tuesday with federal policy-makers and the powerful energy company Reliance Industries.<p>Mr. Kejriwal, elected on a populist anti-graft platform in December, called for an investigation into what he alleged …

Who Really Rules Delhi?

By<p>Vibhuti Agarwal<p>A power struggle between the local and federal government is underway for control of India’s capital, a conflict that political and constitutional experts say raises questions about Delhi’s autonomy.<p>In recent days, the national government invoked a rule that the capital’s …

Why voters are angry

Economist Arthur Okun created a simple numerical measure to quantify how economic conditions affect citizens. He added up the unemployment and …

Economics

UK admits ‘limited role’ in 1984 Operation Bluestar

<b>London</b>: Foreign secretary William Hague said on Tuesday an official investigation had shown Britain did advise India on planning a deadly attack …

India

Satya Nadella as CEO could be good news for Microsoft India

<b>Mumbai:</b> The world’s largest software company Microsoft Corp.’s decision to choose India-born Satya Nadella as CEO of its $78 billion business may …

Satya Nadella

Top India Stories From WSJ: Microsoft’s Likely CEO Pick, FAA Downgrades India’s Safety Ranking

By<p>WSJ Staff<p><i>Your daily round-up of the best of The Wall Street Journal’s India coverage:</i><p>Microsoft’s Likely CEO Pick: Indian Immigrant Satya Nadella is a Microsoft insider who appears on the brink of being chosen to pilot the tech giant as it seeks to reverse years of waning influence.<p>FAA Downgrades …

How Facebook, and Zuckerberg, Have Changed Over 10 Years

In the 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg and some fellow Harvard classmates launched Facebook — then, thefacebook.com — from a Harvard dorm room, a lot has changed, including Mr. Zuckerberg himself.<p>Then a Harvard student, he is now the leader of the largest social-networking site in the world and has …

'Delhi created maximum jobs; overall hiring declined in 2013'

Delhi-NCR region has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs in 2013, even as overall generation of new employment avenues …

India

Decoding Rahul Gandhi’s ideology

The opening essay of Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco’s new book <i>Inventing the Enemy</i> (Vintage, 2013) shares its title with that of the …

India

Politics

<b>New Delhi:</b> Three weeks after it took charge of the Delhi administration, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) slipped back into activist mode on Monday, …

India

TV ratings system set for a shake-up

<b>Mumbai:</b> The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) on Monday announced a partnership with French media research firm Mediametrie to set up an …

India

Faking News - leading news satire website of India

18, May 2018 / By dasu<p>Sarita used to dream what a beautiful life she would have in a metropolitan city like Bengaluru.<p>Now we finally have discovered …

Faking News - leading news satire website of India

18, May 2018 / By dasu<p>Sarita used to dream what a beautiful life she would have in a metropolitan city like Bengaluru.<p>Now we finally have discovered …

U.S. Navy Mistakenly Emails Reporter Plans To Dodge FOIA Requests

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Navy has apologized for mistakenly sending Washington television reporter Scott MacFarlane an internal email plotting ways to dodge the reporter’s Freedom of Information Act requests for documents related to September’s Navy Yard mass shooting.<p>MacFarlane, an investigative …

In pictures: Unreal suggestions to PR firms for Rahul Gandhi’s image makeover

The moment we heard that the Congress party was looking for proposals from PR firms to brush up Rahul Gandhi’s public image, we sent in a proposal of …

India Weighs FDI In E-Commerce

By Rajesh Roy<p>Indian authorities have initiated discussion on whether to allow foreign investment in e-commerce aimed at consumers, a demand long pursued by global online giants like Amazon.com and Wal-Mart Stores<p>The department of industrial policy and promotion under the Trade Ministry late Tuesday …

Congress Calls in the Spin Doctors: Five Ways to Improve Rahul Gandhi’s Image

By Joanna Sugden and Saptarishi Dutta<p>The leaders of India’s ruling Congress party aren’t known for their slick appearance, well-timed utterances, or prowess at political spin.<p>So it is perhaps wise, as they head towards national polls this spring, that they have called in the professionals to work …

RBI Panel Backs Banks for Small Savers

By<p>Nupur Acharya<p>Nupur Acharya<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@nupuracharya<p>nupuracharya<p>Hoping to bring hundreds of millions of Indians into the formal banking sector faster, the Reserve Bank of India is considering creating a new category of bank aimed at small savers.<p>A central bank panel Tuesday …

Sri Lankans leave so many coins in India that the central bank is running out

Sri Lanka is facing an unusual currency crisis: a pilgrim-driven coin shortage. Nearly 20 tonnes (22 tons) of Sri Lankan coins are laying unused in Buddhist temples in India, left by Lankans on pilgrimage, according to the country’s central bank. The Sri Lankan government is currently negotiating …

India tells U.S. to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties | Reuters

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India ordered the United States on Wednesday to close down an embassy club for expatriate Americans in New Delhi, escalating a diplomatic row between the two nations that has brought faultlines in their ties out in the open.<p>A private security guard stands outside …

What it looks like when a volcano erupts 77 times in a single day

Mount Sinabung, located on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, erupted nearly 80 times over the weekend, displacing thousands of people and engulfing an area more than three miles from the mountain’s peak in life-threatening clouds of hot ash and gas. The evacuation zone originally covered a five kilometer …

England's road to hell

The Ashes 2013-14<p>At the end, as their coach vowed to get more intense and controlling, England's players drifted round the SCG like broken …

Cricket

New Year Ideas | Rethink, recharge

Where did the last year go? In conversations with friends, family and colleagues, year after year, we bring up the same question. It’s a good …

Khan Academy

New Year Ideas | Study more, online

Later this afternoon I will be baking hot vanilla flans at home. I’ve never made them before, but I expect them to feel and taste like warm, set …

MOOCs