Important to play an attacking game as opener in T20s: Dhawan (IANS interview)(17:50) By Baidurjo Bhose New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first six overs in a T20 game is considered the most crucial as both the batting and bowling team look to grab early advantage and with the World T20 in Australia less than a year away, India opener Shikhar Dhawan is very clear that for him it will be all about attacking from the word go Down Under.
India to be top player in data-driven world next decade: Michael Dell (IANS Interview)(08:26) By Deepak Sharma Austin (Texas), Nov 13 (IANS) The 'data king' of the world and founder of IT giant, Dell Technologies, Michael Dell feels that the next decade would be driven and shaped by data, and India could be one of the significant players. In an exclusive interview with IANS, here at the company's Global headquarters the American billionaire businessman and Chairman of Dell, one of the world's largest technology companies said that India figures as the topmost destination for his enterprise in the years to come.
Reforms, stability expected to usher growth: BSE chief (IANS interview)(18:28) By Rohit Vaid Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Centre's regulatory reforms, as well as strengthening of its public grievance redressal system has imparted confidence to businesses and investors alike and this trend will usher in faster economic growth, BSE Chief Ashishkumar Chauhan has said.
Rohit bhai said he will use me like Bumrah: Chahar (IANS Interview)(16:00) By Baidurjo Bhose New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) It almost looked like Bangladesh would run away with the third T20I in Nagpur on Sunday and with it register their maiden series win over India as Mohammad Naim and Mohammad Mithun looked to be in cruise mode. With dew not helping matters, skipper Rohit Sharma handed the ball to pacer Deepak Chahar, hoping for the youngster to rise to the occasion. And that is exactly what he did.
Perfect rhythm, no blues with 'Miss Sargam' (IANS Interview)(20:46) By Sukant Deepak New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) It has been drizzling for a few hours. It would have made perfect sense to start the conversation by showing off your Spotify account that has 'Ab Ke Sawan on the fourth number. But then, someone whose repertoire includes the genres of Khayal, Thumri and Dadra, as also popular Indian pop music may just laugh at the 'juvenile' icebreaker. The idea is dropped.
There will be no riots post Ayodhya verdict: RSS leader (IANS Interview)(05:10) By Navneet Mishra New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Asserting that Indian citizens irrespective of their religion believe in peace and harmony, senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has said that there will be no riots whatever be the Supreme Court's verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.
With more centres, NSD plans to light up stages across India (IANS Interview)(01:38) By Sukant Deepak New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Stressing that the National School of Drama (NSD) in the capital was committed to opening three new centres across the country, besides doubling the duration of its one-year courses at its already existing regional centres in Bangalore, Varanasi and Sikkim, Suresh Sharma, Director-in-Charge, NSD told IANS that the school had already appealed to the Ministry of Culture for the same.
BJP nervous ahead of Jharkhand polls: Babulal Marandi (IANS Interview)(10:32) By Manoj Pathak Ranchi, Nov 3 (IANS) Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi has made it clear that his party will not enter any coalition of bigger Opposition parties and will contest the Jharkhand Assembly elections on its own. On post-poll coalition possibilities, he said that those will be considered after the elections.
Ayodhya matter of faith but needs to be addressed legally: Bobde (IANS Interview)(16:12) By Sumit Saxena New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) "Ayodhya title dispute has legal issues, which should be addressed through a legal system," said Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the Chief Justice-designate. He spoke to IANS on pressing legal issues and the road ahead especially on issues pertaining to access to justice for the people in rural areas.
Enough funds for people's welfare: Delhi DDC chief (IANS Interview)(16:48) By Nivedita Singh New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Claiming that the Aam Aadmi Party is running an honest government in the city, Vice Chairperson of Dialogue and Development Commission Jasmine Shah said the Delhi government has enough funds for the welfare of the people.
Congress believes in ground fighting: Ajay Kumar (IANS Interview)(13:00) By Vivek Tripathi Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Congress eagerly wants to make a come back in Uttar Pradesh. Ajay Kumar Lallu, a two-time MLA from Kushinagar district, looks excited after becoming the state President and now ready to hold the responsibility of the party and also planning to take it to the pinnacle of success.
Chicago-U don Whitney Cox is master of Sanskrit, Tamil, South India, Kashmir, Shiva (IANS Interview)(14:10) By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) He's a master of Sanskrit and Tamil and is currently translating two of their ancient texts. He has also conducted extensive research on Shaivism and the linkages in medieval times between South India and Kashmir. Yet, Whitney Cox, an Associate Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at The University of Chicago, modestly says he hasn't "mastered anything" and "there will always be more things to learn".
All delayed rail projects to be finished by 2022: Angadi (IANS Interview)(10:52) By Anand Singh New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian Railways, which has witnessed delays in completion of several important projects, is aiming to finish all of them by 2022, on the occasion of 75th Independence Day. It also sees the option of allowing private operators to run trains as an opportunity to provide world class services.
Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur turns attention to green coffee (IANS Interview)(22:36) By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) He's curated a 'satvik' meal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, hosted four seasons of MasterChef India and an 18-episode "Pickled Nation" TV series. Now, celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur has turned his attention to green coffee that he says "has a neutral flavour, giving it the added advantage of being versatile".
Infighting in AAP, Sisodia too may leave: Manoj Tiwari (IANS Interview)(11:46) By Nivedita Singh New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Refuting reports of infighting in the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its chief Manoj Tiwari has instead claimed that the state's ruling AAP is struggling with internal friction and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia may leave the party any day.
Without RSS, there would be no Hindustan: New Raj BJP Chief (IANS Interview)(15:14) By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Satish Poonia, the newly appointed BJP President of Rajasthan, is the first Jat leader in the state who has been given a task to lead the party when it is in opposition, and by-polls on two seats and civic and panchayat elections are approaching near. The leader has already served Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and has been party general secretary too. He is also the favourite of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Presently serving as Amer MLA, he knows about demographic, political and socio-economic challenges BJP faces in the state.
AAP did nothing for Delhi; Dikshit was better: Goel (IANS Interview)(08:16) By Nivedita Singh New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Calling former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit better than her successor Arvind Kejriwal, BJP leader Vijay Goel said the Aam Aadmi Party has not done any work for the city in the last five years. Speaking to IANS, Goel said the AAP is just a one-man party and has nothing apart from Kejriwal.
I don't think about my stardom: Ajay Devgn (IANS Interview)(08:06) By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Ajay Devgn doesn't believe in looking back or prodding much about the future, and likes to live in the present. The actor says he doesn't care or think about stardom, and that helps him stay in touch with reality.