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Dismantling the image with Appupen

“As a child, I was a big Rambo fan. I would tie a bandana around my head and run around the compound killing banana trees. Then I read the MAD magazine spoof of Rambo and that was it. The end of the fantasy of the rebel,” laughs comic book artist and author George Mathen, better […]

Thailand: Opposition MPs call for resignation of PM following oath omission

Opposition lawmakers called for his resignation, saying the incomplete oath showed his “ignorance of the constitution”. Bangkok: Thai opposition MPs demanded premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha’s resignation following weeks of uproar over the ex-junta head’s omission of a vow to uphold the constitution during his inauguration, raising questions of his legitimacy. The mastermind of a 2014 putsch, […]

European parliamentarians back India on Kashmir, slam Pakistan for harbouring terrorists

India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5. Reacting to India’s move on Kashmir, Pakistan downgraded diplomatic ties with New Delhi and expelled the Indian High Commissioner. European parliamentarians Ryszard Czarnecki and Fulvio Martusciello have backed India on the Kashmir issue during a special debate of the plenary of the European Parliament by […]

NCLAT asks RCom's RP to approach NCLT for refund of Rs 577 cr from Ericsson

Anil Ambani-led Rcom is presently going through Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process The NCLAT on Wednesday directed resolution professional of Reliance Communications to raise demand for Rs 577 crore paid to Swiss telecom gear maker Ericsson before the NCLT-Mumbai. Anil Ambani-led Rcom is presently going through Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process. A two-member National Company Law Appellate […]

Panghal seals maiden World Boxing C'ship medal

EKATERINBURG (Russia): Asian Games gold-medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) was assured of a maiden world championship medal after the Indian boxer advanced to the semifinals of the big event on Wednesday. The second-seeded Panghal, who is also the reigning Asian champion, defeated Philippines’ Carlo Paalam 4-1 to be assured of at least a bronze in the […]