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Modi to push for equal shareholding in BRICS Development Bank

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch his first multilateral engagement in this seaside city of Brazil, meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of tomorrow's BRICS Summit at which India will press for equal shareholding for its five member countries in the proposed USD 50 billion BRICS Development Bank so that no shareholder dominates. #Brazil #BRICs #BRICS Development Bank #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker

8 mins ago

Take a look at the fresh stills from Rajasekaran’s new film Ramanujan

Ramanujan, a film by Gnana Rajasekaran, traces the Indian mathematical genius’ journey from a small town in Tamil Nadu to the prestigious University of Cambridge in England. Here are some fresh stills from the film, take a look. #Gnana Rajasekaran #ImagesOfTheDay #Kevin McGowan #Ramanujan #Ramesh Vinayagam

37 mins ago

Rana Ayyub vs DNA: Learning the new rules of digital journalism

There is a cautionary tale in the Rana Ayyub vs DNA drama. But chances are it will get drowned in the competing din of Amit Shah loyalists belligerent about what they see as character assassination or Modi-foes who see the death knell for dissent. #Amit Shah #Digital journalism in India #DNA #Freedom of Press #Harini Calamur #Narendra Modi #Rana Ayyub

39 mins ago

Delhi gangrape: SC stays death sentence of two convicts

The Supreme Court has stayed the death sentences of two convicts in the 16 December Delhi gangrape case. #BreakingNow #death sentences #Delhi #Delhi gangrape #Delhi High Court #Supreme Court

40 mins ago

England vs India: Three things we learned from the draw at Trent Bridge

India’s draw at Trent Bridge is only the fourth time in 17 series they have not lost the first Test on an England tour. On each of the previous three occasions, India went on to win the series. #Bhuvneshwar Kumar #Cricket #England #India #India in England 2014 #MS Dhoni #Sports #Stuart Binny

44 mins ago

By the numbers: How Germany outran and outclassed everyone at World Cup 2014

Statistics show that when it came to the number of goals scored, goals per match, shots on target, distance covered by the players, and the passes completed in every match, Germany was the best. #Argentina #Brazil #FIFA World Cup 2014 #football #Germany #Sports #The Netherlands #WC 2014 Stats

57 mins ago

Church of England all set to vote on allowing women bishops

Although the idea of female bishops was rejected in 2012, senior church figures are optimistic it will pass this time after a careful reconciliation process involving figures who worked to bring peace to Northern Ireland. #Church #Church of England #female #Female Bishop #Life #NewsTracker #Women #women-priests #World

58 mins ago

Some Cong leaders trying to sideline Gandhi family, says Beni Prasad Verma

Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma today alleged that some leaders in the party, who have contact with other political parties, are trying to sideline the Gandhi family, especially Vice-President Rahul Gandhi. #Beni Prasad Verma #Congress #Congress leaders #Gandhi family #NewsTracker #Politics #Rahul Gandhi

60 mins ago

Education, taxes keep social media abuzz during Budget 2014: Crisil

According to a study by CRISIL, conducted across 36,000 profiles, 47 percent of mentions by individuals were related to education, while 24 percent of the mentions by businesses were about announcements and impact on the education sector. #Arun Jaitley #Budget2014 #facebook #India #social media #Twitter #Union Budget