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Why did Karunanidhi sack son Alagiri

Having burnt his fingers with MGR very badly in the past and later with Vaiko, it suited the DMK chief, when disgruntled cadres upset with Stalin’s choice for lower-rung party positions,......

Jaipur gears up for Salman Rushdie

With unprecedented security on the eve of the Jaipur Literature Festival, it seems like it's only a matter of when Salman Rushdie arrives rather than if. It would have been just another cold night......

The Flying Hero of the 1971 War

Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon is the only Indian Air Force warrior to be decorated with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for gallantry. 'My admiration for his gallant action remains......

BJP's Gen-Next: The Gadkari-Swaraj-Jaitley trio

\nIt is a measure of the overwhelming presence of the leadership of the original duo, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani, in the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party that the party has had......

Jeffrey Archer wants to be transport minister

Like many of my contemporaries, I discovered Jeffrey Archer way before I was meant to. In my uncle's forgotten bookshelf dating back to his uncle's bachelor days, I had chanced upon this row of......

I could do to IT what Henry Ford did to cars: Rohan Murty

N R Narayana Murthy's son says entering Infosys was never part of his life’s ambitionA couple of years before he joined Infosys as executive assistant to his father, N R Narayana Murthy,......

Why Rohan Murty decided to join Infosys

When Rohan Murty joined Infosys Technologies in June last year, with father N R Narayana Murthy’s return as executive chief, the move triggered a lot of speculation, including whether it was......

Mumbai has a long way to go before...: Chidambaram

The event seemed too tempting to stay away from. Therefore, a national conference on 'Mumbai as an International Finance Centre,' jointly organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry and......

Airtel & how to sell a message

A bus rattles its way through lush green countryside. A young man sitting on the roof, is blind to the changing landscape. He is lost in thought even as he walks through the fields towards a......

Two Dhirubhais better than one

There is much hand-wringing among Reliance shareholders over the Ambani civil war --if civil is the word we are looking for. Will all this public washing of dirty linen destroy shareholder......

Chak De India: The Rediff Review

The prodigal Khan returns.Chak De! India is the basic, every-single-sports-movie story of a disgraced player, here called Kabir Khan, pulling together a team of misfits to do the impossible -- here......

If a film's set in India, you'll spot a cow!

I don't know if it's sacred, but it's a cow alright. I call the game cow-spotting. These days, if it's a film set in India, sooner or later you'll find the cow. Cows holding up traffic are......

Tabu, Irrfan are brilliant in Namesake

When a book is made into a film, especially one that is penned by a Pulitzer-Prize winning author, there's more scope for potential disaster. Will the characters, locations, plots and sub-plots pan......

'Gandhi is the real hero of Water'

Dressed in a red shirt, a strangely fetching traditional gold necklace, and a tight grin, writer-director Deepa Mehta seems relaxed and happy that her film Water will finally release in......

'I'm doing it for money, not critical acclaim'

Mahesh Bhatt, dressed in his trademark black, is at his Juhu residence but says he has to leave soon to attend a forum representing the all India Christian council where fund inflows have been......

Prodigal India lose to Afghanistan in SAFF final

India failed to capitalised on the many chances that came their way and lost to Afghanistan 0-2 in the final of the 2013 SAFF Championship at the Dasrath stadium in Kathmandu on Wednesday. A goal......

Davis Cup: Prodigal Bopanna loses to Bellucci

Thomaz Bellucci helped Brazil draw first blood in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against India, scoring a fighting five-set victory over Rohan Bopanna at the Nungambakkam stadium on......

Prodigal India lose to Argentina

India wasted a dozen penalty-corners before going down 1-2 to Argentina in a crucial match of the Champions Challenge men's hockey tournament in Boom, Belgium, on Thursday.Jorge Lombi (39th minute)......

India at the Asian Games: Day 5

Sandhyarani settles for silver in wushuIndia's Sandhyarani Devi setteled for a silver in the women's sanshou 60kg wushu event after losing to Khadijeh Azadpour of Iran in the final in the Asian......

Rafi does star turn for Mahindra Utd

Mahindra United recorded their highest tally in the I-League this season, a 4-0 drubbing of cellar team Vasco Sports Club in a 17th round match at the Cooperage in Mumbai on sunday.It was double......

  People speak for prodigal india

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Q. which is the best novel of english?
:  A. There are many as thangiah kannan already given you the list of names. but i includes some of the other best also. Anita Desai's Clear light of...... more

Q. Whats your favorite book?
AANKUR:  A. There are many in fictions :- i like all Jeffrey Archer's and Sidney Sheldon's types of books like Rage of Angels, Doomsay Conspiracy , Prodigal...... more

anupama  kumar
Q. wat r the advantages of books?list some of the favorite books
Anupama Kumar:  A. By reading books one can enrich their knowledge and also can speak in that language freely without any difficulties and writing abilities also can...... more

Q. After the Scarlette's case of rape & murder in Goa. Now a German female tourist was molested in Goa which gives us an indication that our India is not a safe country for Tourist to come and enjoy their stay or study here. Is it so?? Cant our govt take serious note of this n do sumthing on this??? Kab jagega India, God knows??
Mohanraj:  A. Is that so? Scarlette had an affair with the goan youth. Was she really raped. The stories about her prodigous sexual relationships are also unfolding in Mumbai Mirror. more

cyrus irani
Q. I am currently a Canadian Citizen.Looking at India's progress I am thinking to come back to India again.I have 7 yrs sales(channel sales) with MNC in India,here I am working in retail sales.How is the job market in sales?how much salary I shold expect?I am planning to settle in Gujarat or Bombay.
Cyrus Irani:  A. You are an incirrigible opportunist! When India was not as progressed as today, you flew to Canad for greener pastures as they say. Now India has...... more

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