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India will rule 21st century, the era of knowledge: PM

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents awards to students at the fifth convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra, J&K on Tuesday. Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti,......

Bhopal gas tragedy: Accused awarded only 2 yrs in jail, get bail

A quarter century after the world's worst industrial disaster killed over 15,000 people, a Bhopal court on Monday convicted former Union Carbide India Chairman Keshub Mahindra and seven others in......

He donated EVERY rupee he earned to the poor

What began as a challenge ended up a way of life for 'Paalam' Kalyanasundaram, whom the UN adjudged one of the most outstanding people of the 20th century.This is the story of his inspiring......

'No idea can be anti-national'

'Not allowing people to speak or listen is the biggest act of anti-nationalism,' says Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India's finest poets. Archana Masih/Rediff.com met the poet who is rock-star......

Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, passes away at 89

Harper Lee, one of America's most celebrated novelists whose masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird was read by millions worldwide, has passed away. She was 89. In a statement, Lee's family said,......

'Great danger India will waste its demographic dividend'

'... for two reasons: the poor quality of education, and the low rate of female participation in the labour force.' 'Unless something is done quickly to remedy these problems, India will just have......

Start-ups aren't from Mars

  The government’s decision to invest in start-ups is a bad idea, rues Indrajit Gupta The hype around start-ups has reached deafening proportions in the last couple of weeks. By the......

7 lessons on innovation from David Bowie

If 'innovation' were a person, he or she would have looked like David Bowie, says Bhaskar Chakravorti. Image: David Bowie performs during the Fashion Rocks concert at New York City's Radio......

Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for economics

  Deaton looks at economic development from the starting point of consumption rather than income, wrote Tyler Cowen, economics professor at George Mason University and blogger. Economist......

'It took a decade to make The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Director Matt Brown tells Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com what it was about The Man Who Knew Infinity that made him persevere for a decade to turn the book into a film. Filmmaking can be an extremely......

'With the National Award, Priyamanasam is vindicated'

'I didn't get any recognition in Kerala for this film and it has definitely hurt me. When the whole world is celebrating the return of Sanskrit, my state is busy ignoring it.' Vinod Mankara talks......

Katrina, Shahid, Deepika: The long list of Kapoor exes!

Before finding their 'happily-ever-after', some Kapoors have endured and inflicted heartbreak. Beautiful, passionate, demanding and famous, Bollywood's Kapoors are not an easy lot to date. Not......

David Bowie's superstar life, in pictures

After battling cancer for 18 months, legendary singer David Bowie passed away on January 10 at the age of 69. Bowie was regarded as one of the most successful artists of the 20th century.......

10 historical performances!

Some historical performances here! India’s heritage brims in rich history and heroes. Bollywood has often attempted to tap its grand potential on celluloid too. The result is some of Hindi......

Joe Root bags hat-trick of England cricket awards

IMAGE: England batsman Joe Root celebrates his century. Photograph: Jason O'Brien/Action Images via Reuters. Joe Root was named 'Test Player of the Year', 'Limited Overs Player of the Year' and......

'AB de Villiers is one of the best batsmen in the world'

Parthiv Patel, who won Man of the Match award for his half-century against Mumbai Indians, has showered encomiums on AB de Villiers for calming the roughed up proceedings and guide......

Tendulkar gets Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award

Batting ace Sachin Tendulkar was presented the Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award for completing a century of 100 international hundreds, in Dubai on Monday. He achieved the milestone while......

Tendulkar, Sushil win top honours at Sahara Awards

After a splendid season, where he scored first-ever double century in One-day and climbing the 14000-runs peak, Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday night was named the Indian cricketer of the Year. Our......

Sachin claims most Man of the series awards

Statistical Highlights, India vs West Indies, 4th ODI at Vadodara* Rahul Dravid was involved in two century partnerships in the Indian innings -- 101-run second wicket partnership with Sourav......
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Tanya Sharma bags 'mChamp Most Popular Face of Frooti BCL'

Tanya Sharma has won a million hearts for sure, and now she has an award that proves exactly how popular and loved she is! Tanya, who was a part... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/hindi/Tanya-Sharma-bags-mChamp-Most-Popular-Face-of-Frooti-BCL/articleshow/52489050.cms
Marathi cinema flies high, leaves big brother Bollywood in its growth trajectory

Whether in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka or West Bengal, it's the local language that gets precedence over others. Until now,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-full-house-for-marathi-cinema-2217580
Meet the revolutionaries of Kannada cinema who are challenging the traditional

It has all been quite surreal for the lanky, bespectacled 26-year-old economics graduate from St Stephen's, Delhi. After all, he could have stuck... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/meet-the-revolutionaries-of-kannada-cinema-who-are-challenging-the-traditional/articleshow/52482557.cms
Letting history play host

ADIVASI MUSEUM (1962) SPREAD across two rooms and the courtyard of Tribal Research & Training Institute in the Gujarat Vidyapith premises, this is... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/others/sunday-read/Letting-history-play-host/articleshow/52484336.cms
Marrying brass and stone

Alisha Sett spends time at the Devrai Art Village, a unique space a few hours from Mumbai which is patenting its own version of dhokra art Five... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/marrying-brass-and-stone/article8662494.ece?ref=tpnews

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