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Copter scam: ED seeks Brit middleman’s extradition

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is investigating the multi-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal case, has sought the extradition of British national Christian Michel James on charges of money

Poets from Pakistan, US to attend city mushaira

Eminent poets from all over the world will present the best in contemporary Urdu poetry at Mushaira Jashn-e-Bahar, the biggest such event in the national capital, scheduled to be held on Friday at Del

Poets from Pakistan, US to attend city mushaira

Kamna Prasad

Promoting amity and friendship through poetry, the event brings together the finest Urdu poets from different parts of the globe

Oil crash to hit NRI remittance

The crash in crude oil prices with a crippling impact on the economies of the Gulf nations would deal a severe blow to remittances to India, Pakistan and other Asian nations with a maximum possible im

2 arrested for dacoity at jeweller’s Rajasthan home

Acting on a tip-off, officials of the anti-robbery and dacoity cell of Mumbai crime branch (CB) has arrested two goons, who, along with four other accused, allegedly committed a dacoity at a jeweller’

Vishnu wins India series in style

Winner of the JK Racing India series Vishnu Prasad (centre) along with runners up Constantino Peroni (left) and Karthik Tharani

Ajay Kini, Vishnu Prasad, Sailesh Bolisetti romped home with emphatic victories in their respective categories of the final round of the 18th JK Tyre Racing Championship at India’s only F1 track, the

Notice issued to Shelar for Dahi Handi violation

The Bombay high court on Tuesday issued notices to office bearers of various mandals and BJP leader Ashish Shelar, head of Dahi Handi Samiti for alleged violation of the guidelines issued by the State

‘Writers’ protest is not manufactured’

Anuradha Sengupta, Nayantara Sahgal and T.M. Krishna at the event

The vociferous debates over freedom of expression continued over day two of the Tata Literature Live! Mumbai LitFest at a session titled “No time for silence: Why writers feel the need to speak up”.

India seeks more say in peace ops

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New Delhi on Monday. 	— ASIAN AGE

India, which is one of the largest contributors to the UN peacekeeping missions, on Monday demanded a greater say from the United Nations in decision-making on UN peace-keeping missions.

For the love of frames


The third edition of the Dharamsala International Film Festival (DIFF) in McLeod Ganj, from October 30 to November 2, will open with director and actor Rajat Kapoor’s brilliant Aankhon Dekhi, the story of 55-year-old Bauji, played by Sanjay Mishra, who lives with his joint family in Old Delhi in a cramped space hiding his aspirations and resentment. DIFF, the love child of long-time residents of Dharamsala, filmmakers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam, aims to showcase the best of independent cinema in the small Himachal town, and encourage local filmmaking.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

The film Airlift is a commercial success. I was bewildered by its repeated attempts to suppress what is true and suggest what is false.