Nadal Shares Sporting Inspiration

Athletes ranging from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to golfer Greg Norman to former NBA all star Steve Nash praise Rafael Nadal as sport’s ultimate fighter. So which sport star fires Nadal’s fighting spirit? Watch: Nadal Spins and Wins A champion who plays small ball. Tennis’ raging bull is inspired by a golfing Tiger. Avid golfer Nadal cites fellow […]

Forgotten histories: A library in a Guwahati mosque shares the fate of an old Assamese community

Image credit: Shaheen Ahmed Every time Assam heads into an election, the political discourse in the state invariably veers towards the issue of indigeniety. Who is an original inhabitant (and who is not) becomes a central question, with all the political parties nudging the electorate’s collective memory to recall real and imagined injustices. With elections having […]

Banking shares gain; ICICI Bank up 3%

Banking shares are trading higher on expectation that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may soon announce a reduction in key policy rate. The central bank’s  monetary policy review is scheduled for April 5, 2016. The US Federal Reserve kept its key interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, and downgraded its forecast for number of rate […]