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Taliban release Jesuit priest in Afghanistan: How Modi, Doval made it happen
India

Taliban release Jesuit priest in Afghanistan: How Modi, Doval made it happen

Top official sources told Firstpost that the rescue was the result of a major operation by Indian intelligence and security agencies posted in that region.

From underdog to king of mobile payments: Paytm's Sharma has a lot to learn from Alibaba's Jack Ma
Business

From underdog to king of mobile payments: Paytm's Sharma has a lot to learn from Alibaba's Jack Ma

t took Ma just over three months to sew up a deal with Sharma, which reports suggest could mean close to $400 million investment in One97 in phases.

Damning FIR: CBI says Dayanidhi Maran got Rs 550 cr in Aircel-Maxis deal
Politics

Damning FIR: CBI says Dayanidhi Maran got Rs 550 cr in Aircel-Maxis deal

The CBI's FIR states that Sun TV was overvalued and thereby kicked off a series of events that led to Maran walking away with a cool Rs 550 crore.

Anand interview: 'No difference between a champion and a challenger'
Sports

Anand interview: 'No difference between a champion and a challenger'

Firstpost caught up with the Indian Super Grandmaster, who in the eyes of many, has come back into the reckoning on the basis of some exceptional chess. It wasn’t expected and that is why it perhaps seems even more brilliant.

Nairobi tragedy, then Indian red tape: Ordeal of victim's kin
World

Nairobi tragedy, then Indian red tape: Ordeal of victim's kin

In the forty-eight hours before Sanjivi Natarajan's departure to pick up his brother's body from Nairobi, where he was a victim of the mall hostage crisis, he faced extraordinary trauma - the consequence not just of the agonising news, but a bizarre bureaucratic barbed-wire fence that could only have been built in India.

Kenya attack: No help from MEA, says slain Indian's family
World

Kenya attack: No help from MEA, says slain Indian's family

Natarajan's family members have been in a rush since Sunday night to arrange for tickets to Nairobi for Sridhar's brother, but as a family member from Chennai tells Firstpost, they have faced a bureaucratic tangle which made booking his tickets very difficult.

Exclusive: Yasin Bhatkal warns of a new wave of fidayeen strikes
India

Exclusive: Yasin Bhatkal warns of a new wave of fidayeen strikes

Investigation sources say the feared Indian jihadist network is now being run directly by Pakistan’s ISI—and has become more tightly knit, and more lethal, than ever before.

Exclusive: Indian soldiers slain on LoC slept as death-trap closed
India

Exclusive: Indian soldiers slain on LoC slept as death-trap closed

Indian patrol taking temporary shelter near Line of Control, were unaware special forces unit had laid ambush, internal army investigations determine.

Exclusive: Details of LoC killings that came before Poonch ambush
India

Exclusive: Details of LoC killings that came before Poonch ambush

Four men Pakistan alleges were kidnapped by India may have been killed in an encounter on June 29, documents obtained by Firstpost show.

Only reforms, slow Fed move can bring rupee back to 56: Crisil
Economy

Only reforms, slow Fed move can bring rupee back to 56: Crisil

The recent reform steps taken by the government can't correct the direction of the currency very significantly because the trend over the last 4-5 years has been of a weakening rupee.

Increase India's competitiveness to cash in on rupee fall: Indranil Pan
Economy

Increase India's competitiveness to cash in on rupee fall: Indranil Pan

In terms of the capital flows, whether through debt or through FDI route, he doesn't see an immediate impact as the growth dimension for the economy has changed.<br /><br />

How Tony Fernandes roped in Ratan Tata into AirAsia India
Business

How Tony Fernandes roped in Ratan Tata into AirAsia India

The AirAsia team came over to make a presentation to the Tata board. The board approved the deal and AirAsia India was born.

Bad coaching, kick-rush tactics, too much McDonald's hamper Indian football: Rob Baan
Sports

Bad coaching, kick-rush tactics, too much McDonald's hamper Indian football: Rob Baan

Rob Baan, Technical Director of the AIFF, gives us a damning verdict on the state of football in India.

You've just got to be good enough: Alec Stewart’s advice for Tendulkar
First Cricket News

You've just got to be good enough: Alec Stewart’s advice for Tendulkar

The last person since the start of the Millennium to do so was England’s wicket-keeper batsman Alec Stewart and he spoke to Firstpost in an exclusive interview.

Bank of Baroda's Nassau branch denies involvement in transfer of Dawood funds
Business

Bank of Baroda's Nassau branch denies involvement in transfer of Dawood funds

The bank's statement came a day after a CNN-IBN and Firstpost investigation found that Dawood's cash was washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas - a beach paradise also known for its zero-taxes and high-secrecy banking - in a Bank of Baroda branch.

Have SRK and Priyanka Chopra taken the next step?
Entertainment

Have SRK and Priyanka Chopra taken the next step?

If indeed, SRK and Priyanka have taken the next step, it would be Bollywood’s biggest off-screen love story, unscripted and untold so far. Till SRK and Priyanka tweet the tale themselves…

Budget 2013:Yashwant Sinha blasts Chidu-nomics, UPA policy
Budget 2013

Budget 2013:Yashwant Sinha blasts Chidu-nomics, UPA policy

former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said the government's populist measures such as food security and NREGA are not only creating an indolent workforce but also a non-performing and high-cost economy.

Glad defamatory links with malicious interests removed: Arindam Chaudhuri
News & Analysis

Glad defamatory links with malicious interests removed: Arindam Chaudhuri

Chaudhury, head of business school Indian Institute of Planning & Management (IIPM), said that 73 URLs carrying content related to IIPM were blocked following an interim court order on a case filed by one of his companies.

Glad defamatory links with malicious interests removed: Arindam Chaudhuri
Tech

Glad defamatory links with malicious interests removed: Arindam Chaudhuri

Chaudhury, head of business school Indian Institute of Planning & Management (IIPM), said that 73 URLs carrying content related to IIPM were blocked following an interim court order on a case filed by one of his companies.

Filmmaker Karan Johar’s looking to adopt a girl child
Entertainment

Filmmaker Karan Johar’s looking to adopt a girl child

A strong family person, filmmaker Karan Johar who lives with his mother, Hiroo, is now looking to adopt a child, specifically a girl child.