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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......

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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Grateful Dead Tickets w/ Trey Anastasio @ Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois On Sale Now at TicketProcess.com

PRWeb 2015-02-28 Four original members of the Grateful Dead are set to play what will be three legendary shows at Chicago's Soldier Field, and... ...

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Dance like a free woman

The city is set to witness an international belly dance fusion festival on Women's Day. Bwitch aims to marry art and activism to help woman... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-dance-like-a-free-woman-2064792
The stockbroker on Holden Street

For any devotee of the game, there is no better introduction to Australia: After you land at Adelaide's compact airport, hail a cab and head... ...

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Train of thought

Rajesh says Around the World in 80 Trains is much more detailed and planned out than the first trip where she flew by the seat of her pants.... ...

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Travelling to Bhutan? Don't miss the Punakha Tshechu and Drubchen

Mask dances, the re-creation of the 17th-century battle and delicious traditional food. There's much to look forward to at this festival, says... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-travelling-to-bhutan-don-t-miss-the-punakha-tshechu-and-drubchen-2064760

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