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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......

'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as Indira'

'It is obvious within these two months that in many ways Narendra Modi has a great degree of resemblance with Indira Gandhi.' 'The same style of management of power. The same kind of attempt to......

The method behind the AAP's madness

The AAP is arguing quietly that indifference, alienation have to go. These are symptoms of disempowerment. For AAP, the battle to empower people demands new engagements with the marginals and......

Building collapse in Goa claims 13 lives

At least 13 people were killed as an under-construction five-story residential building collapsed in Cancona town of Goa on Saturday. Ruby Residency, being constructed by Bharat Realtors and......

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......

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,......

Why an illegal telephone exchange in Maran's house?

Was something bigger and better getting transmitted from the illegal telephone exchange set up in the residence of former telecommunications minister Dayanidhi Maran in Chennai? M R Venkatesh......

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 was so humble and unassuming'

Superstar Rajinikanth's much-awaited Kochadaiiyaan has been the talk of the nation since it was officially announced over two years ago. The film was born out of Rajini's desire to work in a film......

The Andaz Apna Apna cast: THEN and NOW!

Our favourite cult comedy turns 20 this year. Here's how the actors, who immortalised each and every frame of the film, have changed in the years gone by.Most of us have fond memories of when we......

Review: Lootera is an absolute masterpiece

Lootera is a gorgeous, gorgeous film, one that uses its period setting affectionately, with loving detail, and not exploitatively, as our cinema is wont to do, writes Raja Sen. "Once upon a......

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......

Warne was not the original choice for captaincy

Shane Warne's midas touch to minnows Rajasthan Royals in the inaugural IPL season may be a part of cricketing folklore but a new book reveals that the Australian spin legend was not the original......

  People speak for folklore

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san
Q. Is fighting against corruption equivalent to fighting for freedom?
San:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-fighting-against-corruption-equivalent-to-fighting-for-fr/27026153/answers/

Pradipta pati
Q. Why do the events concerning EVIL SPIRITS occur at midnight only.....why not at day-time...?
Pradipta Pati:  A. I would suggest the following:', The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova" The Historian interweaves the history and folklore of Vlad epe, a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-the-events-concerning-evil-spirits-occur-at-midnight-/26895198/answers/27026172

Ginger
Q. what is the difference between a pari and a apsara?
Ginger:  A. i think this is quite logical..all the folklore is from olden times when there was no electricity..usually people would sleep or be in safe place...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-a-pari-and-a-apsara/26694398/answers/26895228

ACHYUT GOEL
Q. i am a vampire really what shoud i do?
ACHYUT GOEL:  A. Pari is fairy and apsara is angel.A fairy is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore, a form of spirit, often...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-am-a-vampire-really-what-shoud-i-do/26602738/answers/26694408

  Web results for Folklore
Long wait ends, Indiranagar road renamed after a legend

Eight years of long wait finally ends. Indiranagar's 100-feet road was renamed after folklore expert and freedom fighter S.K. Kareem Khan here on... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/long-wait-ends-indiranagar-road-renamed-after-legend
The Youth Come to Rescue of Fading Art Forms

KOCHI: Modern forms of entertainment will no more be a threat to traditional art forms in the state as Pattupanthal, a micro-enterprise unit of the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/The-Youth-Come-to-Rescue-of-Fading-Art-Forms/2014/09/02/article2409482.ece
From Chaos to Control

days of Modi Shiv Visvanathan considers himself a social science nomad From UPA rule to NDA, the transition has been dramatic.... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/from-chaos-to-control
Rare Honor; US Post Service To Issue Akkineni Nageswara Rao Stamp

The US Post Service will honor Legendary Indian Actor Padma Vibhushan Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) by issuing a postage stamp. It is an exceptional... ...

http://www.filmibeat.com/telugu/news/2014/rare-honor-us-post-service-to-issue-akkineni-nageswara-rao-stamp-158203.html
K G Subramanyan

KOCHI: Education should not be related to something in the past or that has gone by but must be based on situations that are yet to come, probably... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Dont-Guage-an-Artist-by-His-Achievements-K-G-Subramanyan/2014/09/01/article2408083.ece

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