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Kalpana cared for her feathered friends

The Bombay Natural History Society will get funds willed by late India-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla for its bird protection projects."Kalpana had left $3 lakh with the American National Audubon......

Why we need our flying jewels

Butterflies aren't just easy on the eyes. Their presence in a place indicates the relative health of the environment. IMAGE: The red pierrot butterfly. Photograph: Courtesy Vengola/Wikimedia......

A requiem for Mumbai's native trees

Let those in power put trees on par with the sacred cow. And century-old trees certainly need to be worshipped, says Anil Singh. Image: How many trees will Mumbai have to sacrifice for its Metro......

'TN's finances are a mess, it's not going to be easy'

'We have about Rs 4 lakh crore debt on a state budget of about Rs 1.5 lakh crore.''We are in a debt two-and-a-half times our annual budget,' says the banker who would have been Tamil Nadu's finance......

50 Years On: Who was the real Veer Savarkar?

'One hopes the younger generation sees Savarkar him for what he was and does not view him through a distorted prism.''This is the least one could do for someone who devoted his whole life to the......

'TiECon has once again become relevant to entrepreneurs'

The TiECon Disruptive Entrepreneurship Conference on May 15-16 saw a record turnout of 4800 people. Ritu Jha/Rediff.com reports from California on the largest TieCon ever. ALSO READ: Tesla's......

'Ratan Tata, a happy brand ambassador for India Inc'

'What he has done has really been to give his time to go outside India, to reach out to governments, important countries, to meet world leaders.' 'And I am sure when he is meeting them, he is not......

Vultures get restaurant in Raigad

The Maharashtra government has launched a "restaurant" to save the vulture, nature's most efficient scavenger. The 20-acre restaurant is located in the Fansad sanctuary in the Raigad district which......

Oil spill shuts India's busiest port

Operations were suspended at India's busiest container terminal, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, as authorities attempted to contain damage from the collision of two cargo vessels off the coast of Mumbai on......

Managers can't be workmen, law must change: HC

Managers cannot be termed workmen, the Bombay high court has held, in a significant verdict that throws light on a vexed issue on who constitutes a workman in the post-liberalisation era. Observing......

Coming up, Indian films at the Toronto Film Festival

Here's a look at the line-up at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival, coming up in September. Two veteran filmmakers of Indian origin and one comparatively new name will have the......

'Circuit is in love with Munna'

Director Rajkumar Hirani is on top of the world.His Lage Raho Munna Bhai feels like the film of the year so far, the world going unanimously ga-ga over the Sanjay Dutt-Arshad Warsi starrer.Rediff......

We love Amitabh, but...

We asked our readers whether they thought megastar Amitabh Bachchan was over-exposed, thanks to his umpteen film releases and endorsements.And readers had a lot to say. Here are some of the......
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Profiles of those who helmed the Congress in the past

New Delhi : Rahul Gandhi's long-expected takeover of the Congress party is likely on December 4, the party indicated after a meeting of its top... ...

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A Poet’s Fiction

THE ARRIVAL OF Jeet Thayil’s new novel The Book of Chocolate Saints (Aleph; 501 pages; Rs 799) was heralded not by the usual melee of reviews and... ...

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Go birding to honour the Bird Man of India

Winters not only bring respite from the harsh sun but also cheer for bird watchers with a lot of winged visitors migrating to different areas. With... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/641505/go-birding-honour-bird-man.html
We want to hear our stories

When you put the words, ‘erectile dysfunction’ and ‘Bollywood film’ together, you expect the result to be a crass comedy... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/bollywood/interview-we-want-to-hear-our-stories-2556024
Respecting the opposite view

The leading lights of the govt and the RSS should stand up to protect liberal values Liberal views have a complicated relationship with essential... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/ruminations-respecting-opposite-view

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