Acceptance

  • MPs caught lobbying for fake firm: Is this just the tip of the iceberg? December 13, 2013

    In its latest undercover investigation, codenamed operation Falcon Claw, investigative website Cobrapost has exposed a bunch of parliamentarians who are willing to not only write recommendation letters but also lobby with the Union Ministry of Petroleum for a foreign company to help it secure oil exploration and rigging rights in...
  • Watch: Modi's speech after his appointment as BJP's poll panel chief June 9, 2013

    Shortly after his anointment, Narendra Modi declared at a public meeting that Goa has been lucky for him as in 2002 he had got the "licence" to run Gujarat. "I am confident that I will complete the task that has been entrusted to me by Rajnathji," he said to a...
  • Rejection spawns ill health, anti-social feelings August 15, 2011

    Washington: Acceptance is fundamental to the well-being and worth of an individual. But its evil twin -- rejection -- spawns ill health and anti-social feelings, which can have damaging consequences. "If you turn on the television set and watch any reality TV programme, most of them are about rejection and acceptance,"...
  • Pak response on Mumbai attack a positive step: US February 13, 2009

    Washington: Terming as a ‘very positive step’ the response by Pakistan to the Mumbai attack evidence dossier provided by India, the United States on said it shows that Islamabad is ‘serious’ in bringing the perpetrators of the terror strikes to justice. "We have asked Pakistan,...
  • In Pics: Oscar wise cracks February 25, 2008

    The wise comments that the winners made at the Oscar ceremony! ...
  • Pak says US fighter jets are duds September 22, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistan has put off signing the letter of acceptance (LOA) for purchase of 36 F-16 fighters from the US after complaints from its airforce that the planes were "bereft" of vital electronic warfare systems. After the complaints, Pakistan's Ministry of Defence asked the US Secretary of Air Force International Affairs,...