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Poverty-stricken war hero gets award

Naik Subedar Bana Singh, who won the Param Vir Chakra for his bravery in preventing a Siachen post from falling into Pakistan Army's hands in 1987, was on Wednesday awarded the inaugural......

Varanasi vignettes: Modi, Modi everywhere

Sumit Bhattacharya paradrops into the eastern Uttar Pradesh temple city to find it enjoying its moment in the national sun. 'Har har Modi, ghar ghar Modi,' shout a cabal of cabbies outside......

In a nation short of heroes, let's celebrate a real one

Honorary Captain Bana Singh won the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest ranking gallantry award, for recapturing a Pakistani post on the Siachen Glacier. Living a retired life in a quiet village......

Will the next Army chief be appointed by quotas?

Quotas rule promotions in a "Mandalised" army, finds Ajai Shukla A recent letter, boldly written by a serving lieutenant colonel to the army chief, General V K Singh says: "PROFESSIONAL......

Musharraf makes more spoof headlines than Bush!

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf seems to have engineered another bloodless coup. He has overthrown his US counterpart George W Bush to become a permanent fixture at one of the largest and......

Amul appoints Jetha Patel as chairman

Jetha Patel, head of Sabar Dairy was on Friday unanimously appointed as the new chairman of Asia's largest milk federation, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) which markets its......

Going against BJP costs Amul Chairman his job

Vipul Chaudhary, chairman of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) that markets its products under the Amul brand, has been removed from the post. In a letter, GCMMF Managing......

SC raps govt over neglect of education

Terming the Right to Education Act as apparently being only on paper, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government to change its attitude towards education and cautioned that China would......

Railway Budget speech

Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Friday presented a populist interim Railway Budget in Parliament on Friday.Following is the entire speech of the railway minister:1. Mr. Speaker, Sir I rise to place......

The rise and fall of Benarasi silk trade

We're drifting on the Ganga in a little boat listening to Pullu, our boatman, wax eloquent about Benarasi silk. "Connoisseurs can always tell when a woman is wearing a Benarasi silk sari," says he,......

Review: Singham is for Ajay Devgn fans only

Aseem Chabbra feels that the real star of the film Singham is its sound team. Post YOUR reviews here!In Rohit Shetty's mass-masala movie Singham, Ajay Devgn plays an upright, honest and do-gooder......

Review: Bhindi Bazaar has a failing formula

Preeti Arora feels Bhindi Bazaar Inc doesn't fit into gangster movie category at all. Post YOUR reviews here! Bollywood has had its share of gangster films. Some have been well conceptualised,......

Review: Hanna keeps you hooked

Shaikh Ayaz says Hanna is more of a spectacle than a fast paced thriller. Post YOUR reviews here!In the preface to A Gentle Creature, Fyodor Dostoevsky seamlessly integrates an eerie, fantastical......

New York does well overseas

Water, the highest grossing ($5 million plus) Hindi film in North America, presented a deglamorized John Abraham. But apparently Rachael Saltz of The New York Times missed the film-- or forgot......

Da Vinci Code follow-up takes on the Illuminati

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican in the adaptation of Angels & Demons, a prequel to the 2006 smash hit Da Vinci Code. That......

Our batting department has not scored a lot: Dhoni

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has attributed the ODI series loss against South Africa to the batting failure but refused to believe that it will be a cause of worry for his side with the......

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Ginger
Q. why is taking the names of members against the guidelines in the forum?
Ginger:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-taking-the-names-of-members-against-the-guidelines-in/27402577/answers/

Amol Raikar
Q. will new Govt change the governors
Amol Raikar:  A. There was a sadhu.He was walking through a city with his shishya.He saw there was no man on the roads,all the shops were closed,but at night,all...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-new-govt-change-the-governors/27402241/answers/27402617

yogesh jain
Q. Can anybody leave a powerfull / lucrative job of Income Tax commissioner...? A power full post of CM of Delhi...? An honest and sincere person who want to serve the country can sacrifice good things. It was done by Mr Kejriwal...if we call him Bhagoda we should feel ashamed off. He is fighting another freedom struggle..He never thought to come and join politics, he came because MR Digvijay Singh provoked him...Why if BJP is honest in its dealings, support Kejriwal's Janlokpal in Delhi Assembli, rather it joind hand with Congress...?Thanks
Yogesh Jain:  A. possible, because they are political appointments, and are rehabilitation posts for old and infirm politicians. usually more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-anybody-leave-a-powerfull--lucrative-job-of-income-tax-c/27396720/answers/27402300

Apocalypso
Q. What makes Modi to attack Mamta ??Is he trying to frighten her of the consequences of not falling in line with him (Support post electio nresults) or is he seeing her as a possible third front PM candidate ??
Apocalypso:  A. he is definitely a bhagora what ever u want to write in his fovour does not matter no. Even He has accepted his blunder of resigning from CMs...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-makes-modi-to-attack-mamta-is-he-trying-to-frighten-her/27396387/answers/27396727

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Missing soldier's body found in Siachen after 18 years

After 18 years of being in an icy grave, the mortal remains of Havildar Gaya Prasad will be consigned to flames in a tiny village in western Uttar... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/426705/missing-soldier039s-body-found-siachen.html
Roll of honour

Far away in snowbound Ladakh, beyond the cobalt blue Pangong Tso, stands a memorial inscribed with words from Lord Macaulay's poem, Horatius. How... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=35779
Chaiwallas to jawans, they queued up to hear PM speak at Red Fort

The 10,000-odd seats arranged for the general public were filled by 7.30 am. (Source: PTI photo) Summary A group from Rajasthan, sporting... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/chaiwallas-to-jawans-they-queued-up-to-hear-pm-speak-at-red-fort/
Roll of honour

Rachna Bisht Rawat's book,The Brave, chronicles the heroism of the 21 men awarded India's highest military decoration for valour in the face of the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-authors/rachna-bisht-rawats-book-on-army-men/article6317363.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Remembering war heroes

The story of Captain Vikram Batra's martyrdom is perhaps the most poignant and widely remembered one in recent times. What many people may not know... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Remembering-war-heroes/articleshow/40307967.cms

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