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Thousands mourn Basu's passing

Jyoti Basu's punctuality was a part of the Leftist folklore. However, the time schedule went awry in his last moments as thousands of people thronged the streets of central Kolkata to pay their......

Mysore palace to be developed as folklore museum

The Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, an architectural marvel in this city of palaces, will get a new lease of life when the Mysore University develops it into a unique complex showcasing a folklore......

Why India needs the Akash missile

This is the first time an entirely Indian designed, developed, and manufactured product is being deployed in numbers, says Ajai Shukla. Amongst the holiest cows in our cow-loving land is the......

Is Hamid Ansari right?

'Is Ansari flagging a genuine concern? Is a rectification called for?''And finally: Do minorities matter?' asks Shekhar Gupta. Let's set this argument up by borrowing our courtroom judges' method......

Forget stone-pelters, there's a new kind of terror in Kashmir

Using phones and computers to spread rumours, jihadis are waging a new, unconventional war in the Valley, reports Sumir Kaul. After years of fighting armed terrorists with bullets and brickbats,......

Radio to Internet, jockeys have their hands full

Radio jockeys are already a part of folklore with even Bollywood movies being made on the theme. But it is the Internet jockeyswho are spinning music right in the web space. With the Internet......

Branding in a bull run

Did you think that Jhumritalaya was part of filmi folklore? Forget it. It's actually a small town in Jharkhand, where broking outfit Motilal Oswal Securities opened a branch last month to reach out......

The silent giant of the stock market

The stocks Radhakishan Damani enters or exits are closely watched by fund managers, says Joydeep Ghosh. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Peddar Road versus Dharavi. This, in short,......

Bengaluru's infrastructure mess taints Karnataka's future

Bengaluru dominates Karnataka's economy and its infrastructure mess compounds the problems, with policies lagging need and expectations, says Raghu Krishnan. The ninth of a 11-part series......

Economic crisis chokes world's biggest economies

In the first week of the 16th year of the new millennium, the world seems to have caught severe pneumonia, or worse, as China had the flu, notes Shreekant Sambrani. "Sensex crosses 25,000." Indian......

Why Hazel Keech became Gurbasant Kaur

'She was not forced into the decision,” a close friend of Yuvraj Singh tells Subhash K Jha. Bollywood folklore has it that filmmaker Guru Dutt was keenly interested in marrying the beauteous......

Quiz: Which folklore is Mirzya based on?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra celebrates his birthday on July 7, we test your knowledge on him with this quiz.  In the picture:......

Heroines go from flab to fabulous

Bollywood actresses and their weight issues have become the stuff of filmi folklore now. But they always seem to turn around in the face of criticism, and look all lean and svelte a couple of......

Stars back unique Tamil musical

It has become part of folklore in Chennai how two young college girls rescued a mentally unstable woman from a bus stop while all those who stood around looked on. That announced the beginning of a......

Rajinikanth's Kaala Karikalan: Whose story is it anyway?

As superstar Rajinikanth begins shooting his newest film, Kaala Karikalan, in Mumbai, there is much speculation about which Tamilian ganglord the Thalaivar is bringing to life on......

Biography traces Dhoni's life from TC to World Cup-winning captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's image of holding the World Cup trophy at Wankhede has been immortalised in cricketing folklore but not many know that Indian cricket's poster boy was once a ticket collector......

Take a look at how Bale wrote his name into Real Madrid folklore

Gareth Bale completed a dream first season at Real Madrid as he paid off another large slice of his world record price tag with the decisive goal in a 4-1 Champions League final triumph over......

'I was lucky today; the medal was waiting for me'

Saina Nehwal is only 22, but she's already etched her name in Indian sports folklore. She gave the country its first medal in badminton at the Olympics by winning the women's singles bronze at......

Makarova snaps Serena's 17-match winning streak at Melbourne

Russia's Ekaterina Makarova etched her name into Australian Open folklore on Monday by stunning Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3 in their fourth-round match to end the American's aura of invincibility at......

EPL: Drogba's 150th goal in vain for Chelsea

Didier Drogba cemented his name in Chelsea folklore with his 150th goal for the club on Saturday but it was not enough to prevent a 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa in the Premier League. The......
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National seminar on NE folklore kick starts

A three day National seminar on Folklore of North East India was inaugurated today in the Conference Hall of Manipur Institute of Management... ...

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When the masses ‘beefed’ up peace

At a time when Hindu-Muslim unity appears to be a thing of past and various political parties are trying to strengthen their own votes by divisive... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-when-the-masses-beefed-up-peace-2560362
Jhiri festival begins amid tight security in Jammu

Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country thronged the shrines of legendary farmer saint Baba Jitto and his daughter Bua Kaury as... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/jhiri-festival-begins-amid-tight-security-in-jammu-117110400661_1.html
How Modi & a napkin led to BJP win in 1998

Everyone says it was a paper napkin that did in the Grand Old Party. It was 1998, and a trying time for the BJP in Himachal Pradesh. To steer it... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-how-modi-a-napkin-led-to-bjp-win-in-1998-2557143
Rajyotsava award for Yesudas, Guha, 60 others

Retired judge of High Court of Karnataka Justice Nagamohan Das, veteran playback singer K J Yesudas, writer Vaidehi, actors Mukhyamantri Chandru,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/640276/rajyotsava-award-yesudas-guha-60.html

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