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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......

When doomsday was upon Bhopal

Eight-year-old Abhi, who suffers from mental and physical disabilities, plays outside his house at a slum in Bhopal. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Sanjeeb Mukherjee, who was eight years old......

An Open Letter to Smriti Irani

The threat to our pre-schoolers from the worst of Bollywood is far greater than the threat to Sanskrit from German.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A friend who went to his daughter's......

Modi is not Chacha Nehru, or Chacha Modi, but Modi

'His script, his body language is different, at the most he is a trained pracharak, a national politician building a base, an audience, a community of behaviours and followers from a younger......

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......

Berkshire Hathaway at 50: Buffett's amazing success mantras

To celebrate 50 years of Berkshire Hathaway, its founders, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger write about the time gone by. Image: A Berkshire Hathaway shareholder poses with cartoon figures......

Indian airports named after leaders, personalities

Bangalore has decided to name its international airport after Kempe Gowda, the founder of the city. Kempe Gowda is believed to have founded Bangalore about 500 years back. Folklore has it that......

Now, Mukesh Ambani picks up stake in Epic TV

Billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani has turned a venture capitalist and is backing a new television channel Epic TV due to go on air next month. Epic TV is a niche high-definition channel,......

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......

'I quit my corporate career to pursue acting'

Kannada actor Dhananjay made a successful debut in Guruprasad’s Director’s Special. The film won critical acclaim and Dhananjay’s performance was much appreciated. His second film......

'I quit my corporate career to pursue acting'

Kannada actor Dhananjay made a successful debut in Guruprasad’s Director’s Special. The film won critical acclaim and Dhananjay’s performance was much appreciated. His second film......

MAMI Diaries: Must Watch Cinema, now playing in Mumbai!

Brilliant cinema at the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival, raves Sukanya Verma. In all its 16 years, this is my first trip to the Mumbai Film Festival. For some reason or another, I always found myself......

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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D.Litt for Muslim scholar's research on Lord Jagananth

KOLKATA: For five years, a 47-year-old Muslim academic has been visiting 240 temples in Bengal, 28 in Bangladesh and 12 in Nepal. His reason - to... ...

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Temple fete ends with Pakal Padayani

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Hundreds throng Bhagvathy Temple at Kadammanitta : The annual Padayani festival at the Bhagavathy temple... ...

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Belmond Grand Hibernian Launches Grand Tours of Ireland

Belmond Ltd. announces Grand Tours of Ireland aboard Belmond Grand Hibernian, the new Celtic sister to Belmond Royal Scotsman and the first luxury... ...

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Bollywood singers at Karwar Utsav

Karwar: The Karwar Utsav second edition would be held at Mayur Verma Vedike in Karwar from May 1 to 3. Bollywood singers would be enthralling the... ...

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Discovery Kids launches summer programming in Desi Dhamaal

MUMBAI:This summer, watch Desi Dhamaal on Discovery Kids. Featuring kids favourite characters likeAkbar Birbal,Tenali Raman andSally Bollywood,... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/kids/discovery-kids-launches-summer-programming-in-desi-dhamaal-150424

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