KV Kamath: The contrarian who became legendary for his antics and interjections
Kamath was industrious, energetic and, in hindsight, could be seen as prescient in many of his proposed amendments. But he also had a talent for wasting time, as on August 31, 1949, when he suggested the Assembly consider India’s position on interplanetary travel. Kamath was the prototype of the performative politician, always ready for the eye-catching moment, alert to the potential for publicity and aggressive in his actions.
4 minor students among 5 killed as two floors of building collapses in Delhi's Bhajanpura
Five people, including four students, were killed when a floor of a building collapsed in the city's Bhajanpura area on Saturday, fire officials said. They said around 30 students were attending classes at a coaching centre when the fourth floor of the building collapsed, trapping them under the debris.
Psychiatrist takes the stand, talks about 'rape myths' in Weinstein trial
Barbara Ziv said victims of sexual assault commonly remain in contact with their attacker for years after the incident.
At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey
Thirteen people were killed in Elazig and five more in the neighbouring province of Malatya, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said after rushing to the region with other ministers to oversee the rescue operation.
Republic's Children: Recalling aspirations for the nation
Seven Indian who were born in 1950, along with the republic, recall their aspirations for the nation, and their journey.
Savarkar was first to advocate two-nation theory: Shashi Tharoor
"Savarkar said a Hindu was somebody for whom India was his pitrabhumi, the land of his ancestors, and his punya bhumi, his holy land. So, by that definition, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains filled both the categories but Muslims and Christians did not," Tharoor said. He added that the Hindutva movement "explicitly rejected the Constitution".
Seeing India's love for gods, hotels put faith in religious locations
Till September 2019, over 870 keys had been signed across religious destinations like Amritsar, Dwarka and Haridwar last year, showed data real estate services firm JLL shared with ET. These rooms across hotels are expected to be operational in the next two years.
Seeing India’s love for gods, hotels put faith in religious destinations
Owing to India's fascination with gods, travel companies and hotels are ramping up their presence in religious destinations in and outside India.
From chauffeuring Dizzy Gillespie to becoming his disciple: The life and times of Arturo Sandoval
Dizzy Gillespie forever changed trumpet master Arturo Sandoval’s life.
The ‘headline-making’ judge: Of Tatas, Tagore, God and law
Meet NCLAT's Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya, whose Mistry ruling will soon be heard by the SC.
Unitech takeover by govt unlikely to set any precedent: Sandeep Parekh
Unitech is only one of the hundreds of developers which are stressed today and so I do not think it is possible for any government to rescue the top 100 developers in the country. There is no practical possibility of the government taking over the top 3-4 companies and bailing them out. So it is unlikely to set any precedent.
'I won't apologise': Rajinikanth steps up standoff with Periyar supporters
Rajinikanth said the magazine had highlighted on cover page the procession by Periyar and that Thuglaq made brisk sales because of attempts by the then DMK Government to curtail its access. "No other journal covered it but Cho ran it on the cover of the magazine and delivered a severe condemnation," Rajinikanth had said.
View: It’s tough to be Shikhar Dhawan
With a spate of injuries forcing Shikhar Dhawan out of the team once again, don’t fault him to feel a little insecure. But, trust him to come back stronger once again.
AI needs to be regulated: Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai
Although new regulation is needed, "a cautious approach is required that might not see significant controls placed on AI," Pichai who was last month took over as the CEO of Alphabet, Google's parent company, in an editorial piece in The Financial Times.
How getting the blue tick on Twitter became end goal of the influencer generation
The ultimate status symbol of the digital age, sadly, cannot be acquired, even for a price.
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