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Rupee approaching tipping point

For a third year, India is grappling with the implications of a rapidly weakening currency. The trigger was external this time, but outsized outflows from bond markets have once again highlighted India’s external financing risks, lowering investor confidence in the currency. This has pushed the rupee... [Read More]

Apple’s iPad to fall behind Android as tablet war grows

  Apple's new iPad mini as she waits for the release of the tablet. Noel Randewich in San FranciscoShipments of tablets running Google Inc’s Android will overtake the iPad this year for the first time, research house IDC predicted on Tuesday, as Apple Inc cedes more mobile market share... [Read More]

Global growth: Nations that lead the race

  A view of Indonesia's Central Bank building in Jakarta. China and India are still at the top among the fastest growing economies in the world. But growth for both is slowing down when comparing their projected growth to the historical three-year average, says a PricewaterhouseCoopers study. India... [Read More]

Delhi girls fight back fear and prejudice

  Ishita Matharu, 23, who works for a multinational company, poses for a picture The brutal gang rape and death of a paramedical student in national capital New Delhi and subsequent reports on similar incidents have sparked major concerns about women’s security. News agency Reuters talked... [Read More]

The WORST-dressed stars of 2012!

Mallika Sherawat Mallika Sherawat With her Hollywood obsession, you’d think Miss Sherawat would hire a world-class stylist so that her international appearances would enhance her image. No such luck — if she’s not flashing some serious side cleavage, she’s donning gowns with... [Read More]

Hrithik Roshan’s Top 10 Brawny Moments

Hrithik Roshan in Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai, 2000 From a lanky assistant to his dad on Koyla to a poised leading man of his debut Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai, Hrithik took tips from muscular superstar Salman Khan (who previously worked in their home production, Karan Arjun) on body-building... [Read More]

World’s 10 amazing railway stations

Grand Central Terminal, New York, US A historical landmark, this 100-year old sprawling transport hub is the world’s largest station by number of platforms. It has 44 platforms with 67 tracks along them. Grand Central Terminal, New York, US It took 10 years to build this sprawling railway station... [Read More]

Stars arrive for Hrithik Roshan’s yacht party

Hrithik Roshan Hrithik Roshan‘s wife Sussanne, and close friends Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia planned a surprise birthday party for the actor on a private yacht, to bring in his birthday on January 10. Hrithik, who turns 39 today, partied with his friends and family till the wee hours of morining... [Read More]

Raja Sen’s Ten WORST Films Of 2012

Kareena Kapoor in Heroine Heroine Kareena tried hard, but this Madhur Bhandarkar trainwreck was one of the most unbearable films of the year, with all his cliched, feed-the-audience-what-it-knows tropes seeming more tired than ever. The token lesbianism alone, with two drunken girls hooking up and... [Read More]

New Year Resolutions for SRK, Salman, Sonam!

Shah Rukh Khan In 2013, I’ll be a good boy and promote the message of unknown concepts like humility to dazzle the media (who love me) and my fans (who love me even in Ra.One) with my flawless, pacifist behavior and not abuse security guards or filmmakers (no matter how shoddy their films) in... [Read More]

Raja Sen’s Ten Best Films Of 2012

Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor in Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu It’s easy to call Shakun Batra’s directorial debut derivative, and indeed the film does owe quite a debt to Hollywood romantic comedies and the work of Cameron Crowe, but it does show off enough charm to earn its own applause. Imran Khan... [Read More]

Biggest gold companies in the world

  A gold Combibar at refiner and bar manufacturer Valcambi in Swiss town of Balerna. Even though Canada lags far behind its counterparts in reserves, Canadian companies dominate the gold industry. These companies are big players in the Canadian industry, which ranks seventh globally, but rely mostly... [Read More]

The covergirl who’s actually a man: Fashion news!

  Andrej PejicWelcome to the weekly fashion round-up, where we bring you the latest on supermodels, style, designers and everything in-between! Which actress claims to have been ‘supersexualised’ as a teenager? Which Chinese model is making waves in the fashion industry? Here’s... [Read More]

Asia’s most expensive cities for expats, 7 from India

  Tokyo Japanese cities continue to dominate the most expensive cities’ list for expatriates. Seven cities from India have turned out to be among the costliest for expatriates. Other South Asian cities in the ratings were Colombo ranked 42nd, Dhaka (44th), Islamabad (52nd) and Karachi (53rd). Living... [Read More]

Liz Hurley turns sexy Santa and more fashion news!

  Elizabeth HurleyWelcome to the weekly fashion round-up, where we bring you the latest on supermodels, style, designers and everything in-between! Which hottie is sharing tips for incredible abs? Which supermodel is in love with Brazil? Here’s the lowdown on the latest fashion news! Liz... [Read More]

10 most expensive SUVs in the world

  Vehicles queue for petrol at an Emarat gas station in Dubai. While buying a car, any car, does leave a big hole in the pocket, there are some SUVs that are so expensive that only a few can afford them. Let’s take a look at 10 most expensive SUVs and pickups in the world.   Land Rover... [Read More]

18 people who went from being poor to mega rich

  Rolls-Royce convertible is seen parked on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. There are some people who are born wealthy and then there are some who become rich. Let’s take a look at 18 people who grew up in poverty, but turned their lives around. Source: Business InsiderStarbucks CEO Howard... [Read More]

Journey of Ratan Tata’s triumphs and trials

  Ratan Tata smiles during the unveiling ceremony of Tata Motor's Aria at Auto Expo in New Delhi. To say that Ratan Tata leaves behind a huge legacy would be a gross understatement. Ever since he took overas Chairman of the Tata Group in 1991, he worked in on converting the “the corporate... [Read More]