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Working to improve rotten system: Rahul

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has reacted sharply to former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer's letter accusing him of being "silent" on corruption, saying he is working to improve a......

A night spent with Mumbai's homeless

Rediff.com's Uttam Ghosh slung a camera on his shoulders and joined a team of census officials with a tough job: enumerating the homeless in Mumbai. We see them everyday, and almost never spare a......

He wants to 'create' kidney to solve dialysis woes

Shuvo Roy did not want to be a doctor. His father was a public health physician and several family members were doctors. "I wanted to be different," says Roy. "So I studied engineering." Now he......

Readers condole: They died for no fault

We asked our readers to send in their condolence messages for the slain 76 CRPF personnel and police men who were the victims of Naxal slaughter in Dantewada, Chattisgarh on Tuesday. And the......

Kasab wants to call witnesses from Pakistan

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman presently facing trial in a special court for the November 26, 2008 Mumbai attacks, has said that he wants to produce some witnesses from......

DDA flats:Little change in Drop-in-river allotment

Swapan Chakraborty is disappointed.He has been applying for the housing scheme of Delhi Development Authorityfor years without luck.Last year, he bought a form for his friend, who got a flat. This......

PHOTOS: Kolkata iconic trams are slowly fading out

It was quarter to nine on a cold December evening at the Kalighat tram depot in south Kolkata. A row of tramcars stood like ghosts under an iron shed. At the corner of one coach an elderly man......

No hike in passenger fares; freight rates

For the third successive year, the Railway Budget for 2011-12 spared the passengers of any increase in fares and proposed no hike in freight rates while introducing 56 new trains, including nine......

New diesel variant of Chevrolet Beat by June

General Motors India will introduce a diesel variant of its popular Chevrolet Beat hatchback in the country by June, 2011, a top company official said on Monday. "Beat with a one-litre diesel......

Energy security: Mani Shankar Aiyar slams UPA for bowing to US

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta on Mani Shankar Aiyar's belief that India should secure its energy supplies by engaging with neighbours in Asia. In a recent public lecture that was hardly reported by the......

'The new Agneepath will be a fun ride'

Suparn Verma, director of films like Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina and Acid Factory, recounts the course Mukul Anand's award-winning film Agneepath took upon its release and how the remake might fare on......

When growing a beard matters!

Most of us love a clean-shaven hero. (We'll make an exception for Fardeen Khan, Neil Nitin Mukesh and John Abraham and their love-me-love-my-stubble stance). Yet, if the role demands a beard,......

Aparna and I fought a lot while making this film

Talk about a partnership. Mr and Mrs Iyer and 15 Park Avenue, director Aparna Sen's first two films with Rahul Bose, were well-received award winners. Now comes The Japanese Wife, the duo's third......

Yesudas: I am still a student

Indian classical musician and playback singer Dr Kattassery Joseph Yesudas, who turns 70 on January 10, has realised that his biggest asset is the love of the people. "Everything else is......

Bollywood's premature mothers

Anything can happen in our movies. Actors can jump off a 150 feet tall cliff without scraping a finger, withstand a million bullets and not bleed, take multiple reincarnations to reunite with the......

BCCI technical committee to discuss scheduling of domestic tournaments

The Board of Control for Cricket in India's technical committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, is set to meet in Kolkata on April 7 ahead of the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier......

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka eye four wickets, Mumbai need 168 runs

Defending champions Karnataka need just four wickets to book their second consecutive berth in the final of the Ranji Trophy as Mumbai are struggling at 277 for six in their second......

Vinay sends Mumbai crashing for 44 in Ranji Trophy semis

Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar led from the front with a six-wicket haul that sent Mumbai crashing to a lowly 44 in their first innings on Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy semi-final, which saw 21......

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai, Karnataka, TN join Maharashtra in semis

Pacer Shardul Thakur had match figures of eight for 113 as Mumbai beat Delhi by 204 runs to enter the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy, in Cuttack, on Friday. Resuming their second innings at 110......

Ranji Trophy: Lad, Patil rally Mumbai against champions Karnataka

Nikhil Patil (left) and Siddesh Lad during the course of their unfinished partnership of 175 for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy match against defending champions Karnataka at the Wankhede stadium.......
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16 Songs From Bollywood That Are The Very Definition Of 'Love'

No matter how hard we try to define the word 'love', it's just never enough. And more importantly, saying 'I love you' is the toughest thing ever.... ...

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PSPB teams look to repeat performance

New Delhi, July 27 (PTI) Top-ranked Indian paddler in the world, Achanta Sharath Kamal, will give his second successive skip to the All-India... ...

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Amitabh-Jaya together in Balki's next

By: Sanyukta Iyer In an interview with Mirror (June 7), Amitabh Bachchan said that he was looking forward to a 'special appearance' in R Balki's... ...

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'Conditioned' St Francis overcome Campion 2-0

Prev By Sundari Iyer | Posted 5 hours St Francis D'Assisi High School (Borivli) took full advantage of their training sessions in mucky... ...

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Shuttlers Dani, Rane are new state singles champions

NANDED: The decision to leave Air India, which allowed them to participate in the state tournaments, proved right for Harsheel Dani and Saili Rane... ...

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