Pervez Musharraf was on the verge of a major accord with PM Manmohan Singh before things turned sour for him at home in 2007. He says the Indian Premier shouldn't now visit his country without the assurance of a resolution to pending disputes. Vinod Sharma
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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?
Three regional satraps, who are currently ruling Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, are divided on whether the country's next Prime Minister should be a regional player from parties other than the Congress and BJP.
Boom Boom! "That's only for the game," came the quick reply. Accustomed to having newspapers and magazines calling him by the nickname for over two decades, Boris Becker explained how he got it. Sharmistha Chaudhuri
Democracy and pluralism - often blamed for slow decision-making and still more inefficient implementation - gave India its big edge over authoritarian China, but New Delhi would need to take the right steps to deal with its problems. HT
Top financial administrators from India's finance, commerce and external affairs ministries need to coordinate among themselves to hammer out an efficient system of policy-making that is aimed at attracting greater FDI, leading global business advisor Ram Charan said on Saturday. HT
Emerging countries such as India face the daunting challenge of finding resources to meet the ever-increasing urban infrastructure needs, even as cities become growth hotspots driven by an increasingly inter-connected economy, experts at the HT Leadership Summit said. HT
Dr Venter, who is known for being one of the pioneers in sequencing the human genome, was addressing a session titled 'The Software of Life' at the summit. Zofeen Maqsood
It is so easy to fall off the radar, forgotten by fans. So easy to have your achievements gather dust, only to be remembered when some cocky youngster comes along and breaks your record. Sharmistha Chaudhuri
Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf on Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should visit Pakistan only if it was going to yield some results, maintained he had no regrets for plotting Kargil and asked India to be vigilant against Muslim radicalism.
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.”
India cannot build enough brick and mortar universities to meet the exploding demand for higher education from millions of its youth, and must rely on digital technology instead, telecom minister Kapil Sibal said today.
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.
Inaugurating the 10th annual HT Leadership Summit on Friday, former prime minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra said, “If you really want to enter politics, wash your hands of your businesses.” HT
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