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Play Ashwin against 'helplessly hopeless' England: Bishen Singh Bedi

Bishen Singh Bedi feels the only trick the India missed so far in England is not playing Ravichandran Ashwin. Photo: AP/ File

Impressed by India's brilliant showing at Lord's, spin legend Bishen Singh Bedi feels the only trick the team has missed so far in England is not playing Ravichandran Ashwin.

Builder murder: crime branch gets 4 weeks

The Bombay high court, which is monitoring the investigation into the murder of Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Loharia, Tuesday granted four weeks time to the Mumbai crime branch to submit further progress

Hoarders to have tough time


Holding hoarders responsible for the recent spurt in food prices, the government plans to amend the Essential Commodities Act to make hoarding a non-bailable offence and setting up special courts to t

NC and Congress Lok Sabha tieup was dysfunctional: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the pre-poll alliance between National Conference and Congress for Lok Sabha polls was “dysfunctional” in the Valley as the vote share of

India tops consumer confidence

Consumer confidence level in India jumped by seven points during the second quarter of this year bringing India at the top position globally with the change in government at the Centre, global informa

MSMEs to get finance on receivables

In order to facilitate financing to MSMEs and to help them convert trade receivables into liquid funds, Reserve Bank on Tuesday issued draft guidelines for setting up of and operating a Trade Receivab

Six more airlines to spice up Indian aviation menu

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Several more new airlines are likely to fly in the Indian sky in the coming months with the government giving flying licence to four of the six companies which had sought permits for launching schedul

Sachin Tendulkar special in opening ceremony

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is set to play a special part in Wednesday’s opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games here.

US, UN efforts to end violence stumble


US issues travel warning, offers Gaza $47m aid; Palestinian toll hits 603; ceasefire not near, insists Israel

Kevin Pietersen ready for England comeback

Kevin Pietersen

The bitter circumstances in which his England career was cut short notwithstanding, Kevin Pietersen has still not given up hopes of playing for the national team insisting that he can revive the belea

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.