Seeking a new start to relations, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf today said, between India and Pakistan, India had to be the one more accommodative because it was the bigger country.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has kept the Centre guessing on whether the Samajwadi Party would support the UPA on the issue of FDI in retail if the matter comes to voting in Parliament in the coming session. Yadav said, “This decision can't be taken here. The decision has to be taken in Parliament.”
University of Chicago, regularly rated among the world’s top varsities is looking for land in Delhi for a research hub; its B-school dean, an Indian, is scouring to tap Indian student demand.
Bollywood superstar and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has no regrets that cricketer Sourav Ganguly was dethroned as captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. In fact, he admits, they took a "big chance" to have a Kolkata team without 'dada'.
India needs to quickly embrace technology, modernise retail trade and focus on infrastructure development to spin jobs and boost incomes. Gaurav Choudhury
India's policy makers face the daunting challenge of minimising the cost of displacement and loss of jobs and incomes while ushering in modern retail trade in the country, eminent economist Erik Jones said today.
India needs to formulate policies that will encourage new companies that challenge incumbent players, creating competitive advantages to multiply jobs and incomes, leading British economist John Kay said in New Delhi today.
Kapil Dev was the first mega star of Indian cricket and his presence had come as a breath of fresh air in a game that had only seen players from the big cities. HT
Trade relations between India and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are likely to see a phenomenal growth in the coming days, former Thailand PM Thaksin Shinawatra said on Friday. HT
Kapil Dev criticises move to introduce day-night Tests, calls for better marketing instead. HT reports.
Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, dead coal miners, dirty air, devastated lands or lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists. Just energy in abundance, benign and affordable, for all and forever. HT
Your car is approaching a toll booth, what do you do? Fumble for change, switch the frequency on the radio, look around to see other glum faces queuing up? If you were at the Ghaziabad-Meerut toll plaza on Friday afternoon, however, you would've got your autograph book out. Sharad Deep reports.
On Day 1 of the HT Leadership Summit, Shah Rukh Khan opened up to a rapt audience on his bad boy image, his dropping Ganguly from the KKR, the infamous blowout with Salman and his first kiss — onscreen, at least. Parul Khanna Tewari
Innovation, technology and regulation of capital flows will define the way the global economy is administered in the coming years in an increasingly integrated world, which is still nursing multiple wounds of credit crisis that hit the financial sector four years ago, leading economists told delegates at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday. HT reports.
With the game getting more powerful with graphite rackets and Wimbledon grasscourts becoming slower and resulting in one-dimensional play, did he feel he would have competed with the current lot during his prime?