Britain explains new visa rules for interim immigration cap
For those who plan to immigrate to Britain, the UK Border Agency has given a detailed explanation to help better understand the implications of the British government's interim limit on non-EU immigration from July 19.
Just when we thought the UPA was down...

In the high pressure, all-action world of 24-hour TV news, the anchors often lack the time to pull back and reflect. But if they did, I have no doubt that they would come to the same conclusion that I reached last week after appearing on a CNN-IBN discussion on the results of an opinion poll that HT and the channel had jointly commissioned, writes Vir Sanghvi.

The hands have it
My friend Jia Gooptu is on her way to becoming a fine palaeontologist. For those too young to remember the Late Cretaceous period or the early episodes of Friends, a palaeontologist studies forms of life that existed in prehistoric times by investigating their fossils, writes Indrajit Hazra.
Happy b’day, UPA 2
Sometimes success makes you forgetful of the significance of your achievement while failure, particularly if it’s recent, looms large on the horizon. I fear that could be the case as we consider assessments of the first year in office of UPA 2, writes Karan Thapar.
‘MoU will be the guiding factor for re-negotiation’
As Mukesh and Anil Ambani prepare themselves for re-negotiations on the contentious gas supply pact after the Supreme Court verdict,  Anupama Airy spoke to Reliance Power Ltd (RPL) CEO J.P. Chalasani.
‘Delay is disappointing’
Actress Raima Sen, whose film The Japanese Wife released recently, talks about her apprehension regarding delayed releases, Bollywood, her granny, and more
‘We see annual growth of 60% in India over 3-5 yrs’
The country’s second largest software firm Infosys Technologies may have beaten street expectations with its fiscal 2010 results but CEO and MD S Gopalakrishnan believes that recovery from the global slowdown is still not complete. Gopalakrishnan told Hindustan Times that concerns regarding the recovery process in Europe linger. Excerpts:
Taking us for granted, not again
No matter how much affection Indians have for American culture, India is too large and too important to be taken for granted. And Indians have long memories. No snub is ever forgotten, writes Vir Sanghvi.
US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair says the West is now ready to embrace a well-structured Indian film.


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