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If Sanskrit is to live on, it needs to be taught better

If the classical language is to live in India, its teachers and fans must separate their love for the language from that for the country or their religion, feels Arundhuti Dasgupta The debate over......

Should Sanskrit be forced down the throats?

What gets forgotten in the German vs Sanskrit debate is the poor standard of teaching in India. Anjali Puri explainsOne thing is clear in the German vs Sanskrit debate of the past two weeks,......

Will look into German language row: Modi assures Merkel

India's move to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to raise the issue on Sunday with Prime Minister......

Nalanda University is reborn with 12 students

The ancient Nalanda University re-started its academic session on Monday in a low-key manner at its newly-established campus at Rajgir.Its formal inauguration is expected later this month by......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

How Padmini helped Premier drive around hurdles

Despite government controls, Walchand Hirachand Group cracked the market Image: Premier Padmini; Photograph: Mr Choppers/Wikimedia Commons Long before the iPad got invented in Cupertino,......

Davos: From medical tourism, skiing to economic talk fest

Davos' biggest claim to fame for the past four decades has been World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting every January. Image: Davos all set for WEF. Photograph: Reuters     In a......

Why BMW Mini's popularity is on the rise in India

While its erstwhile competition mulls a comeback, BMW’s car is going strong in the Indian market Image: BMW Mini. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com For those in need of a car that would......

A self-driving concept car that can turn into a living room!

The F 015 luxury sedan concept, with its spacious cabin and lounge-like seating for four, explores new possibilities for self-driving cars that can double as virtual living rooms on wheels. Image:......

10 things that can wreck the finances of a company

All of us may have at some point read about best of companies reeling under financial crisis, be it any sector. Image:  A cargo ship stuck on an offshore reef. Photograph: Reuters A......

Celebrating Zohra Sehgal

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal passed away into the ages on July 10, in Delhi. The actress, who celebrated her 102nd birthday in April, was last seen in films like Saawariya and Cheeni Kum (both......

Review: Snowhite And The Huntsman is impressive

Director Rupert Sanders does an impressive job of weaving an old schoolfairytale with modern day sensibilities with his first film Snowhite And The Huntsman, writes Sukanya Verma.'Someday my prince......

Birthday Special: Zohra Sehgal turns 100!

Like most memorable stories, this one too, begins long, long ago. On April 27, 1912, to be precise when a naughty little girl was born. She loved to climb trees and engage in all sorts of antics to......

Freida-starrer Trishna takes a tumble in the UK

A few good reviews did not prevent the Freida Pinto-starring Trishna from turning into a flop in the UK. The movie collected a pitiable $215,000 in two weeks and could be out of the theatres in the......

What did you think of Rahman's Oscar performance?

A R Rahman performed his Oscar-nominated song If I Rise from Danny Boyle's film 127 Hours, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. The composer had originally collaborated with Dido for this......

Tradition meets modernism in German Wembley showdown

The all-German Champions League final on Saturday pits traditional powerhouses Bayern Munich against modernists Borussia Dortmund at London's Wembley Stadium with more at stake than Europe's......

Boycott of FIFA could splinter soccer

FIFA has been plagued by a wave of scandals and controversy Boycott unlikely to gather much support outside Europe Image: A camera is seen by the FIFA logo outside the FIFA headquarters.......

World Cup: 'Spanish' Messi prepares to give Argentina its third title

Argentina's Lionel Messi, the most unassuming and also one of the most admired talents in world sport, can join the elite of soccer greats by winning the World Cup in Sunday's final against......

The death of the yellow jersey

'Living in Brazil, I had internalised the football mythology of that country, the way I had learnt Mahabharata stories in my childhood.' 'The tragedy at the Maracana stadium in 1950, when a......

World Cup Player of the Day: Brilliant Neuer stands out for Germany

Germany have only their superior fitness and world-class goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to thank for scraping past Algeria 2-1 in extra time to move into the World Cup quarter-finals after doing almost......

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Q. which Scientist was known as Darwin's Bulldog?
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Q. do you find a special place for Sunday among the days of the week?
Sanjay Sharma:  A. CRR ', Best Answer - Chosen by Asker In Darwins day,it was believed the cells structure was very simple. Ernst Haeckel, Darwins popularizer in...... more

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Q. any logic about 5 rings in Olympic symbol?
Afsa Kausar:  A. Holocaust Memorial Day UK ~From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ', , Holocaust Memorial Day twenty-seven January is a national event in the United...... more

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Right-wing firebrand shakes up cosy Swiss politics

MAENNEDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) - As a child growing up near the Swiss border with Germany in the early 1940s, Christoph Blocher remembers... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/02/01/swiss-politics-blocher-idINKBN0L516320150201
New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

matter is thought to exist because of its gravitational effects on stars and galaxies, gravitational lensing (the bending of light rays) around... ...

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Well played, Riquelme!

Juan Sasturain, an Argentine novelist who has published 11 novels over the past three decades, once said of him: It is more enriching for the... ...

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Broadcom Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates

AAP releases manifesto, promises full statehood for Delhi | Canister launch of n-capable Agni-V missile successful (Second Lead) | Canister launch... ...

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Mad about the movies

By: Suktara Ghosh A bunch of young entrepreneurs is giving cinema lovers in the city plenty of reason to be happy Ever since the Lumiere... ...

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