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No mobiles for girls

No mobiles for girls

The decision by a panchayat in Rajasthan to ban girls from using personal mobile phones in order to ensure that they do not get involved with boys beggars belief. Elders…

NRI beautician gets five years for drink driving

NRI beautician gets five years for drink driving

India-born US national Nooriya Haveliwala was sentenced today to five years’ rigorous imprisonment by a special court for mowing down two persons, including a policeman, while driving her SUV under…

It is business as usual in Pakistan, writes Anita Joshua

It is business as usual in Pakistan, writes Anita Joshua

World over, efforts are afoot to ensure that 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai’s blood counts for something. Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie suggested her name for the next Nobel Peace Prize and an…

India, UK amend convention on avoidance of double taxation

India, UK amend convention on avoidance of double taxation

India, UK amend convention on avoidance of double taxation India and the United Kingdom on Tuesday signed a protocol amending the 1993 bilateral convention on avoidance of double taxation and…

Khartoum attack escalates Iran-Israel covert war

Khartoum attack escalates Iran-Israel covert war

Atul Aneja writes that the covert war between Iran and Israel, being fought along a broad front, escalated on Tuesday with Tehran again drawing international attention to the aerial bombardment…

India-U.S.-Japan meet rankles China

India-U.S.-Japan meet rankles China

Ananth Krishnan, of The Hindu, reports that Chinese state media outlets and strategic analysts have expressed wariness at the India, Japan and the U.S. trilateral meet held in New Delhi…

Miss India UK London

Miss India UK London

Eastern Illusion & Shiv Star Presents Miss India UK London at one of London’t finest and foremost established venues The Millennium Suite at The City Pavilion. Witness the crowning of…