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Bezwada Wilson, T M Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon......

Remembering Kalam: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Dr Abdul Kalam passed away on July 27, last year while delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong in Meghalaya Rediff.com remembers a great and wonderful Indian with this interview in which......

'Start Up India' action plan on January 16: Modi on 'Mann ki Baat'

Seeking to boost entrepreneurship at the grassroots level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Action Plan of the ‘Start-up India, Stand-up India’ will be unveiled on......

'May the Fourth be with you!' Fans celebrate Star Wars Day

May 4 is the official ‘unofficial’ holiday for Star Wars aficionados. A cosplayer dressed as "Star Wars" character Yoda looks at a mobile phone at a Star Wars Day fan event which is......

The two places all Indians must go to

The Cellular Jail and the Viper Island are two places in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands that should be like a pilgrimage for all Indians, says Bishnu Pada Ray, the two-time BJP MP from the Andaman......

Gujarat's mango farmers to emulate Amul model

Gujarat has started taking steps to boost incomes of farmers cultivating mangoesLavishing Satasia of Dhari tehsil of Amreli district in Gujarat is one happy mango farmer. Thanks to the budding......

Nike runs to seal the bond with young adults

Nike is trying to make the most of the respite provided by the stock-taking that Reebok, the leading sportswear brand in the Indian market, has had to do in the wake of an alleged financial fraud......

The puppet masters of viral marketing

He woke up in a pool of sweat, with bruises on his arms, his ankle badly swollen. He'd had another terrifying blackout, the kind he'd been experiencing ever since he began beta-testing Sega's......

Alibag lures Mumbai's rich

One hundred and ten kilometres from the megalopolis that is Mumbai is Alibag, likened by some to Martha's Vineyard with its weekend homes for the privileged. You can drive for miles in Alibag (used......

Durga puja can be a global crowd puller

Durga puja's approach sends nervous shivers down some Calcutta spines. But though acutely aware of the inconveniences associated with the orgiastic festivity, I can see why, properly handled, this......

The Next Big Horror film after Blair Witch?

Paranormal Activity, which stands at number five on the American and Canadian box office charts, may be arguably the biggest success of the decade.The movie, which cost an unbelievably low $15,000......

Chhetri, Bala Devi named AIFF Player of Year

Sunil Chhetri, Indian football captain. Photograph: AIFF Media National football team captain Sunil Chhetri and Women’s national team striker Bala Devi, were named the 'AIFF 2014 Player of......

Not much separates India, Aus young footballers: Grassroots coach

Indian football is heading in the right direction, with focus now shifting heavily on grassroots football. In order to nurture young talent, the Western India Football Association organised a......

Eight teams debarred from FIFA festival

Bengal is one of the eight teams debarred from FIFA'S Boys (U-13) Football Festival for fielding over-aged players in the team.For the festival starting in Chennai on Saturday, teams from Jharkhand......
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Misra

Dean of the School of Social Sciences, Central University of Hyderabad, Kamal K Misra said that the need of the hour for sustainable livelihood of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/561006/proper-enforcement-laws-can-ensure.html
Mahaswetha Devi

Chennai: While the rest of the world happily anointed her as the inheritor of the literary genius of then undivided Bengal, Mahaswetha Devi... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/290716/she-wrote-what-she-lived-mahaswetha-devi.html
Rudaali to Sunghursh, 5 films that immortalise the author's works

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi died on Thursday afternoon. Here are 5 films based on the litterateur's works. Mahasweta Devi... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/mahasweta-devi-death-dead-famous-films-rudaali-hazaar-chaurasi-ki-maa/1/726293.html
Meet the 2 indians who have won the prestigious Magsaysay Award for 2016

Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai,... ...

https://social.yourstory.com/2016/07/magsaysay-award-2016/
Cleaners of caste mess get Magsaysay

CHENNAI: He has a strong unconventional opinion about everything - as a performer, teacher, lecturer, speaker-activist and an author. T M Krishna... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Cleaners-of-caste-mess-get-Magsaysay/2016/07/27/article3550229.ece

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