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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......

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......

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......

'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......

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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gingermasalatadka
Q. The Ramayana written by Hanumaan on the Himalayan mountains using his nails is known as ?Aaroha RamayanaGuru RamayanaHanumad RamayanaVanara Ramayana
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-ramayana-written-by-hanumaan-on-the-himalayan-mountains-/28033176/answers/

san
Q. Is fighting against corruption equivalent to fighting for freedom?
San:  A. where is that Ramayan ? has our country preserved it or only in Folklore ? more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-fighting-against-corruption-equivalent-to-fighting-for-fr/27026153/answers/28033181

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

  Web results for Folklore
Uplifting Fantasy-Folklore Series Invites Children on Healing Journey Down "River of Dreams"

Masterfully crafted by Tiffany Golden, Midnight and the Man Who Had No Tears is the first volume in a compelling new series that teaches children... ...

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Make communication a priority in crises

Prev By MiD DAY Correspondent | Posted 54 minutes ago A family from the city spent eight hours not knowing what had become of their... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/make-communication-a-priority-in-crises/15867187
A legacy of liberation

TALES FROM THE MARGINS: A scene from Bingad Di Voti. TOPICS Through her work, Veena Sidhu Taneja hopes to spread her father's mission and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/theatre/a-legacy-of-liberation/article6725101.ece?secpage=true&secname=entertainment
Doing it..the 'Mahi way'; A recap of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's rise as India captain

Under Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership, India have reached the pinnacle of world cricket since their disastrous 2007 World Cup campaign in the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-doing-itthe-mahi-way-a-recap-of-mahendra-singh-dhoni-s-rise-as-india-captain-2046944
Galaxy Press Celebrates this Holiday Season with the Western Tale The Toughest Ranger by Master Storyteller L. Ron Hubbard in Honor of the Arizona Rangers Who Helped Brin

The Toughest Ranger honors those dedicated lawmen—the Arizona Rangers—who made it possible for Arizona to achieve statehood a century ago.... ...

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