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Is India the American buffer against China?

Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC on how the American Enterprise Institute, a leading neo-conservative DC think-tank, wants the US to boost its military relationship with India. On the day......

An 'institution' analysing race relations

In 1929, Rabindranath Tagore was so troubled when he applied for an American visa that he cancelled his lecture tour and returned to India, the historian Ronald Takaki often said. The treatment the......

Asok, the first Indian comic character to win hear

Long before film-crazy Indian-American Raj Patel joined Archie, Jughead, Veronica and their gang in Riverdale High, Asok had made his way into Dilbert -- the enormously popular comic strip about......

'I brought life into yoga, I made it very lively'

Yogacharya BKS Iyengar, the last of the legendary yoga gurus, passed into the ages on August 20, 2014. He would have turned 96 on December 14. In an interview he had granted Rediff.com in......

Why Indian nationalism must win over Macaulayan ideas

In the first part of this column Colonel (retd) Anil Athale spoke of an aspirational India that is attempting to throw away shackles of Macualayism and the challenges that Narendra Modi faces. Part......

Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap -- cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power and low or no taxes, says Ajit Balakrishnan. When the talk turns to finding jobs for India's young......

Coming to India and making

In reality, all "manufacturing" and all manufacturers are not the same. One dimension to see the difference is by the degree of research and developed intensity, as a recent study in the European......

What legacy does Raghav Bahl leave behind?

Of the 131 entities Raghav Bahl follows on Twitter, 20 are politicians and political parties. The rest are a mix of journalists, policymakers, newspapers and Network18 news channels. He follows......

Shopping with loyalty or thinking like a trader?

It’s Friday evening and Bollywood music plays cheerfully at the sprawling Delhi outlet of Metro Cash and Carry. Music is not a regular feature here but a special on the weekends to make bulk......

'Powerful' future ahead for lithium-ion battery

We have developed ultra-fast means of telecommunication and swankiest of electronic devices. But no matter how high-tech these gadgets are, they still rely on the humble battery for sustenance. The......

Hollywood babes glam up for fashion's biggest party!

Some of Hollywood's hottest women turned up for the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute's 'American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity', in New York on Monday. The evening saw gorgeous......

Honorary degree for Meryl Streep

Internationally acclaimed film actor Meryl Streep was among five distinguished Americans who were awarded honorary degrees by Princeton University during recent commencement exercises for their......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Why Aasif Mandvi learnt to 'patank'

'We would always come back from auditions and ask one other... did they ask you to patank?' says Indian-American actor Aasif Mandvi at the launch of his memoir, No Land's Man. 'My father moved......

Review: Drag every kid you care about to Hawaa Hawaai

Hawaa Hawaai is an earnest, important and evocative film, says Raja Sen. It is a rare and wondrous thing when students genuinely admire a teacher. I remember sniggering cruelly many years ago when......

Carl Lewis queries Bolt's long jump ambitions

Usain Bolt should concentrate on retaining his Olympic 100 and 200 metres titles before considering a move into other events, nine times Olympic champion Carl Lewis said on Tuesday. Bolt emulated......

Power Your Champions -- contribute just Rs 100

Olympic Gold Quest's recently-launched programme, 'Power Your Champions', attempts to involve the country's sports fans in its quest for a gold medal at the Olympics. OGQ Chief Operations Officer......

Images: Webber wins in Hungary to take F1 lead

Australian Mark Webber took back the Formula One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton on Sunday after snatching victory in a Hungarian Grand Prix that Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel had been......

One last major chance for wounded Tiger in 2010

Betrayed by his renowned clutch putting and winless in his first seven PGA Tour starts this year, Tiger Woods is desperate to move out of unfamiliar and decidedly uncomfortable territory. As......

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Q. What is the detail of ESI and SAP ?
:  A. Electrospray ionization, a technique used for mass spectrometryEuropean Software Institute, a non-profit foundation launched as an initiative of...... more

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Q. How many Academy awards did the film \"Gone with the wind\" got? For what and to whom they were accorded?
Samir Brahmbhatt:  A. It received ten Academy Awards (8 competitive, 2 honorary), a record that stood for twenty years.In the American Film Institute's inaugural Top 100...... more

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Mona Bernard
Q. Have you seen the touching movie, \'Schindler\'s List\'. What opinion do you have of this movie?
Mona Bernard:  A. Yes , i saw itThe film was a box office success and recipient of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original...... more

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mohanbirsingh ghura
Q. can u name few movies of merlin brando
Mohanbirsingh Ghura:  A. Marlon Brando, Jr. (April 3, 1924 July 1, 2004) was an Academy Award-winning American actor, whose body of work spanned over half a century. He is...... more

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Dinesh C S
Q. In the Movie Gone with the wind, What was the Last line spoken by Rhett Butler(Clark Gabel) to Scarlett O'Hara (Who ever that actress was).My personal favoriete and this quotation was voted the number one movie line of all time by the American Film Institute in 2005It weas also famous as it had a curse word in it which was a no-no in that time of era?
Dinesh C S:  A. "Frankly, My Dear, I dont give a damn." This quotation was voted the number one movie line of all time by the American Film Institute 2005 more

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Heroic rape survivor fights gender violence in comics

A heroic rape survivor who receives her powers from Hindu goddess Parvati is at the centre of a comic book launched in Delhi on the second... ...

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Vintage videogame found in landfill sent to Smithsonian

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