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'Only a nation that respects its women can become a global power'

'Where have we failed, as parents, teachers and leaders, that our children have forgotten all tenets of decent behaviour and respect for women?' President Pranab Mukherjee asks the nation on the......

Good/Bad/Ugly: What will Obama's visit be like for India?

'The real test will be in defence-related deals, for instance the Javelin anti-tank missile: Is the US willing to co-develop something with India, on terms that will support the 'Make in India'......

'Countries that forget their history cannot have a future'

Mahesh Rangarajan, director of the historic Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com how the first prime minister will always remain relevant, and the efforts......

The house where Nehru lived

Teacher Sanjay Ahuja from Faridabad with his students at Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi. ‘One visit to Teen Murti Bhavan is proof that Nehru is one legend who can’t be dwarfed by......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

British Council library gets leisure zone

As a part of UK India Education Research Initiative, the British Councilplans to tie-up with corporate and educational institutions in India for starting several 'Lifestyle and Diversity Zones',......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

'Rajat Gupta's conviction does not mean the end of the Indian story in America'

‘When the news of Gupta tipping Rajaratnam broke, the Establishment, which he had so carefully cultivated during his 40 years in America, quickly moved to distance itself from him. This is......

Running a small firm? Here's how you can make it big

While large businesses have deeper pockets, stronger networks and adequate market share compared to upstarts; they always face a lurking threat by these smaller firms which are nimble, agile and......

Funding cuts threaten quality of UK education

Official plans for 25 per cent funding cuts this year will make Britain less attractive to students from India and other non-European Union countries who contribute over eight billion pounds to the......

Saif Ali Khan: Islam is unpopular today

'If you go up to an average American or British citizen and tell them you are a Muslim, they look at you suspiciously. It's not a good feeling.' 'Narendra Modi is the first person to make sense......

Spoofs, kid movies rule world box office

September is not the best month for the movies; kids and college students are back in their class rooms and parents, having spent loads of money on summer vacations, think many times before going......

Did Jodhabai really exist?

Even as director Ashutosh Gowarikar is all set to release his film, Jodhaa Akbar, controversies dog the leading character.It is claimed by some historians that Jodha was not Akbar's wife, as is......

Tiger awardee Vipin Vijay speaks

He is the first Indian to win the prestigiousTiger Award at the Rotterdam International Film FestivalonJanuary 29 for his Malayalam documentary film Video Game.Meet Vipin Vijay, a student of the......

Last Harry Potter book: Date is revealed!

The suspense is finally over.After J K Rowling announced the name of her seventh and last installment of her Harry Potter series in December, the author announced the date it will be released on......

US National Jr. cricket tournament

Home to baseball and basketball, cricket is a relative newcomer to the United States. With the arrival of a large number of migrants from South Asia, however, cricket has become a passion amongst......

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Ashok Sawlani
Q. When you are unemployed and have no money left then what is favorite pass time
Ashok Sawlani:  A.  more

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Iqbal Seth
Q. what do you know about Robin hood and the monk ?
Iqbal Seth:  A. In the morning usually go for cross country raceing and during day Used to visit American center Library and British Council Library .That was from...... more

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Atish krishna
Q. kya microwave oven use karne se cancer ho sakta hai ?
Atish Krishna:  A. Robin Hood and the Monk is preserved in Cambridge University manuscript Ff.5.48. The manuscript is damaged by stains and hard to read and was, it...... more

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savitha
Q. which is library burnt by the britishers in india
Savitha:  A. There is an article which says drinking milks also can do Cancer. belo is like for wesite and a breif...... more

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The 21st century is within India`s grasp, says President Mukherjee

Twenty Sixth January holds an everlasting place in our national memory because it is the day when modern India was born. Under Mahatma Gandhis... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/the-21st-century-is-within-india-s-grasp-says-president-mukherjee-115012600004_1.html
A walk through Patna heritage sites

PATNA: Heritage is something which is not locked in the pages of history but explains itself to the present and future generations. Patanites were... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/patna/A-walk-through-city-heritage-sites/articleshow/46015047.cms
'Only a nation that respects its women can become a global power'

'Where have we failed, as parents, teachers and leaders, that our children have forgotten all tenets of decent behaviour and respect for women?'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/only-a-nation-that-respects-its-women-can-become-a-global-power/20150125.htm
Nobody learns Parsi history in schools, says historian

On just a short stretch of Veer Nariman Road in Fort, beginning at the stained glass enclosure of the Bhikha Behram Well and ending at the v-shaped... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Nobody-learns-Parsi-history-in-schools-says-historian/articleshow/46007191.cms
Lest we forget

THESE ARE stories, compelling and untold, that have largely been forgotten. Not too many people would be aware of the fact that over seven lakh... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/miscellaneous/world-war-i-lest-we-forget/34615/

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