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Raghuram Rajan ‘sorry’ for misleading comments he never made

In a gesture rarely found among newsmakers, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said “sorry” for a “misleading” comment that he never made with regard to the central bank’s stance on rates.

NRI joins under-40 global richest


Indian-origin billionaire Arun Pudur, CEO of software firm Celframe Technology group of companies, is among the world’s top ten richest individuals under 40, while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has top

US spy ‘Betty’ stationed in India during World War II turns 100

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ McIntosh

Elizabeth “Betty” McIntosh, an American spy girl who was stationed in India for a few years from 1943 and helped spread misinformation that would undermine Japanese troops, has turned 100.

Shell to set up global IT centre in Bengaluru

Global energy giant Shell today announced setting up of a global information technology centre at Bengaluru to provide IT support to all its business verticals.

Indians praising Pakistan should be hit with shoes: Sadhvi Balika Saraswati

VHP leader Sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be “hit with shoes” and sent to that country, following which police are mul

Swine flu cases cross 22,000 mark

The swine flu toll in the country climbed to 1,198 on Wednesday as 40 more deaths were reported while the number of cases of the disease has crossed the 22,000 mark.

Ryan’s baby girl is allergic to sleep


Actor Ryan Reynolds has been gushing about his new baby daughter, saying that she is allergic to sleep.

Volunteers pitch for united AAP

As the Aam Aadmi Party’s national executive went into a huddle to decide the fate of senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, party’s volunteers on Wednesday launched a social media campaig

Anurag Thakur’s priority, clean BCCI image

Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board secretary

Manavjit bags bronze, misses out on oly quota


Former world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu took bronze at the World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico, but still missed out on an Olympic quota as the ace Indian trap shooter failed to finish in the top two.

Every time Pakistan says it wants to talk about Kashmir, India finds itself on the back foot.

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it