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Charles Dicken's letter calling dad 'jackass' to fetch 3k

English writer Charles Dickens branded his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......

Thank you for all the stories, Mr Dickens!

Folks, pick up a Charles Dickens' classic today. What better way to wish the Great Man on his 200th Birthday! Today is the 200th birth anniversary of one of the greatest storytellers of all......

Churchill 'pigheaded', Dickens 'arrogant'

Britain's prime minister during World War II, Winston Churchill, was "pigheaded", 19th century writer Charles Dickens was "arrogant" while noted philosopher Karl Marx was a "difficult" person who......

Can Rahul give the Congress a winning idea for Election 2014?

'Some in the Congress believe the party should, somewhat brazenly, claim the cause of fighting corruption as its own. But the Congress's idea of fighting corruption is nothing but tinkering with......

No woman is safe in West Bengal today

West Bengal is poised to become the rape capital of India, but its chief minister refuses to face reality, says Debosmita Sarkar. It was the worst of times...’ This famous Charles Dickens......

Highs and lows mark 2010 India

It is difficult to describe India in 2010 without invoking Charles Dickens. The year that will be over this Friday has seen the best of times, as also the worst of times. If the economy revived......

Tattered infrastructure: How Indian cities can become world class!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of......

Are you a call centre worker? Beware!

As part of my profession, I need to visit all types of organisations and often need to work with clients till late in the night.Last April, on one such visit, I stepped out of the offices of one of......

Top 25 Bollywood Scenes That Made Us Cry

Cinema has the incredible power to dictate our emotions. Moreover, like the great Charles Dickens once said, 'We need never be ashamed of our tears.' And so when a viewer connects with a character......

Of Dickens, mice and kids

Cinekids, a touring film festival for kids, comprising a package of award-winning animation movies from the UK, will be held at IMAX Adlabs, Wadala, central Mumbai, from December 1-6.More on......

Hereafter makes the supernatural sound 'cool'

Shaikh Ayaz reviews Hereafter. Post YOUR reviews here!There's a line in this wonderful example of hyperlink cinema that, in a way, could characterise its creator Clint Eastwood's status as one of......

Hereafter: Clint Eastwood's pontential sleeper hit

Arthur J Pais reviews Clint Eastwood's Hereafter.The first few minutes of Clint Eastwood's deeply felt and intriguing meditation on the dangers of trying to connect with the dead family members......

Film-maker Tapan Sinha passes away

Dadasaheb Phalke award winner and noted film-maker Tapan Sinha died at a hospital in Kolkataon Thursday after a prolonged illness. Sinha, 84, was suffering from pneumonia and septicaemia, hospital......

'On form pick Yuvi ahead of Sourav'

In the first of a series of weekly chats on cricket, Prem Panicker appeared on the rediff Chat at 1300 EDT/1000 PDT. Following is a transcript of the chat.Also see Prem's blog:......
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Q. Who is the author of Hard Times?
Anthony Joseph:  A.  more

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Om Shrivastava
Q. the film fitoor' what is it based on?
Om Shrivastava:  A. CHARLES Dickens ! more

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Divya Kulkarni
Q. FFF- Who is the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four?a) Aldous Huxley b) Charles Dickensc) George Orwell d) Jules Verne
Divya Kulkarni:  A. Charles Dicken's Novel, The Great Expectations more

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Q. NEVER break four things in our life -----.------.-------.------.because they break , they don't make noise but pains a lot. Charles Dickens.
Sarojini Mody:  A. b more

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Hainsworth's throw pays homage to the Battle of Waterloo

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Get booked

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Though She Be But Little, She Is Fierce!

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'Fitoor' shoot delayed due to floods in J&K?

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