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Why multi-millionaire Neel Kashkari posed as a homeless man

It’s jobs and not more welfare that people want, says Republican gubernatorial challenger Neel Tushar Kashkari, who posed as a homeless job seeker for 7 days. Aziz Haniffa reports......

'Nehru should have quit in the late 1950s'

Fifty years ago, India's first prime minister passed into the ages. To mark his 50th death anniversary, rediff.com has launched a special series to evaluate Jawaharlal......

California legislature observes November as Sikh appreciation month

For the third time in a row the California state legislature passed a resolution to declare November as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation month. This year the resolution was proposed by Assembly......

Breathing in Delhi can cause cancer!

If you live in Delhi you can quit smoking, give up alcohol, go to bed early, exercise every day and eat right, but unless you also give up breathing, you can still get very sick, says Mitali Saran......

Here's to a New Year without fear

Much as we journalists try, it is sometimes difficult to 'switch off' the personal from the professional, says Ritu Jha. Last year was a year of homicides; say my year-long notes. I am astonished......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and......

COLUMN: The goals and challenges of Rio+20

The bad news about the environment far outweighs small advances that have been made, writes Rajni Bakshi.Twenty years ago, it was mostly people who were displaced by dams, mines and other projects......

Indo-US ties: it's the economies, stupid

To read Raymond Vickery's hugely interesting book while US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is still on Indian soil reminds one of the great distance India and the US have travelled since the......

Here's why your food bill will continue to go up

The latest round inflation numbers shows that the price of milk, pulses, egg, fish and meat has gone up and that of vegetables has fallen. But there are some fundamental reasons which will ensure......

US plans to combat Chinese currency manipulation

Two powerful US Senators introduced legislation in the Senate on Thursday that will give the Obama Administration additional tools to address currency manipulation by China."By combating currency......

Ben Kingsley plays a Sikh cabbie!

"Sir Ben," I called out on the red carpet as he arrived to applause from hundreds of admirers at the Elgin theatre in Toronto. "You have played so many ethnic characters starting from Gandhi to......

Review: Arthur Christmas is a delightful watch

Ankur Pathak feels that Arthur Christmas is aclear winner with its meticulous narrative and animation.Solving the mystery of how Santa Claus manages to deliver presents to eager kids, Arthur......

What SRK and Colin Firth have in common

Often one takes fluency of speech as a taken for granted aspect of one's personality. Not everyone, however, is blessed with the eloquence of distinguished orator. How it poses problems and......

Meet Bollywood's rising talent

With Phas Gaya Re Obama, Manu Rishi Chadha finally tasted success. A brilliant actor seen in only bit roles before, Manu made his presence felt in the well-reviewed 2010 film. Manu talks......

Second time lucky with Naan Mahaan Alla

It seems director Suseendran of Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu has hit the jackpot again with his second Tamil film Naan Mahaan Alla. The film starring Karthi and Kajal Agarwal in the lead is doing......

Australia pays tribute to Brown

Cricket Australiapaid tribute to cricketer Bill Brown, who died on the weekend in Brisbane.Brown, who was baggy green cap number 150, made his Test debut at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, in June 1934,......

'Mankading' raises debate on spirit of cricket once again

Nothing tends to divide fans more than a supposed affront to the 'spirit' of cricket, the standard of conduct that sits alongside its laws to help govern the so-called gentleman's game. When Sri......

Bengal refuse handshake with Railways after ill-tempered Ranji tie

In one of the most ill-tempered domestic matches in recent times, Bengal and Railway players set a poor example of on and off-field behaviour, with the two umpires hardly being able to control the......

Don Bradman's India connection

Although sounds strange, it's a fact that despite having legions of fans in India since he began striding the cricket world like a colossus, Don Bradman never toured this country irrespective of......

Yohan Blake shocks Usain Bolt to claim 100m title

Yohan Blake delivered a shock that will be felt all the way to London by exploding past world record holder Usain Bolt to claim a stunning 100 metres victory at the Jamaican Olympic trials on......

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Q. Name of an Indian cricketer is associated with a dismissal cricket. Who was that old-cricketer?
:  A. VINOO MANKAD,,,, The most famous incident of this method of dismissal involved the Indian bowler Vinoo Mankad. It occurred during India's tour of...... more

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Q. Bowler knocking the stumps of the batsman at his bowling end to dismiss the him if the batsman is outside the batting crease is often referred to as MANKADING. How did this name derive?
Mohd Basheer:  A. The most famous incident of this method of dismissal involved the Indian bowler Vinoo Mankad. It occurred during India's tour of Australia on 13...... more

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Q. Have you got any good news today? Ifso Can you share with us?
Good Citizen:  A. USA: Messianic leader reports revival among JewsA Messianic evangelist believes revival is breaking out among Jewish communities in the USA. Sid...... more

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Q. Here is some fun thing open microsoft word and type =rand (200, 99) and press enter \what did you see???\Even Bill Gates and developers also not been able to rectify this bug
Hitler :  A. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog more

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Those 0-2 teams better get started now

. Like now. It's somewhat stunning that the Saints and Colts, favorites to win their divisions, are 0-2. At least Indy fell to a pair of top... ...

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The union is saved, but at what cost?

A pro-independence supporter in George Square in Glasgow, Scotland, after the referendum on Scottish independence. (Photo: AFP) London: The... ...

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Great sportsmen, bad heroes

World famous double amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius is awaiting sentencing for culpable homicide Some of the brightest sports stars have been... ...

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West Indies' first ever Test win in 1930

The endearing image of a band of amateur cricketers playing with luminous lustre and athletic excellence, and bursting with flashes of adventurism... ...

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Indian-American pleads guilty to defrauding insurance firms

An Indian-American physician here has pleaded guilty to defrauding insurance companies and other city officials by fraudulently billing for medical... ...

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