New Del May 2 (IANS) With Delhi Metro already revolutionising public transport system in the national capital, the city now also has a modern, world class inter-state bus terminus at Kashmere Gate . The revamped terminus, one of the oldest in the country, resembles an airport in its looks and facilities and is expected to handle operations of hundreds of inter-state and local buses and more than one lakh passengers every day.
It isn't only the Congress's myriad problems that raise questions about the government lasting till 2014. What is no less worrisome for the voters is that the ruling party's opponents are in an equally sorry state.
April 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday ruled out the resignation of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar. The prime minister's assertion comes a day after the opposition demanded the law minister's removal for vetting a draft of the CBI probe report on the coal scam, meant only for the Supreme Court. 'There is no question of the law minister resigning...
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Book: 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia'; Author: Mohsin Hamid; Publisher: Penguin Books India; Pages: 228; Price: Rs.499. Mohsin Hamid, the Pakistan-based author of best-selling novels like the 'Moth's Smoke' and 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', shows what it means to get rich in a rising Asia in a new novel at a time when the developing economies in the region are straining to push up their GDP figures that have been slumping all too often. 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia', released last week, uses the format of the self-help and motivation book as a literary device to tell the story of the third son of a cook who leaves his village to move to a city, falls in love with a pretty girl and sets up an industry.
Book: 'Manifestations IX: 20th Century Indian Art'; Publisher: Delhi Art Gallery; Editors: Kishore Singh & Shruti Parthasarathy; Pages: 219; Price: Rs.4,750 The idea of buying and collecting art has changed in the last decade with a flood of informed publications and inroads by the Internet that are guiding buying choices with educated hand-holding. A series of publications and displays of works by the pioneering masters of Indian modern and contemporary art, 'Manifestations IX', is reaching out to art lovers and buyers across collectors' segments in the country to educate them about the legacy of Indian art and to archive aesthetic history for posterity.
One kilogram. That's what it weighed, the bulky prototype used for a wireless phone call by a Motorola engineer in
With Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa concluding in Durban a cycle of one summit in each country, the BRICS bloc, in a rather short span of time, seems to have arrived as an influential voice on the geopolitical space and some decisions like a development funding arm for poor and emerging economies, when executed, will have the potential to even challenge the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
After being silent on an issue of global importance for years, Congress president Sonia Gandhi spoke the bitter truth on Sri Lanka the other day.
New Delhi 15 March 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Gauhar Khan walked the ramp Friday for designer Joy Mitra, whose collection was a tribute to Indian cinema, at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week 2013 (WIFW). Looking stunning in multi-coloured lehenga beautifully embellished with zardozi, Gauhar said: "I feel beautiful in the creation