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Why blue LEDs are worth a Nobel Prize

Blue light-emitting diodes help create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs and promises to revolutionise the way the world lights its homes and offices. Shivanand Kanavi reports......

Maha polls: Parties use social media to woo voters

Taking a cue from the success of Bharatiya Janata Party's online campaign in Lok Sabha election, the other parties have opened up their war chest to spend on social media to expand the reach of......

'The only two countries that could have given birth to Hollywood and Bollywood'

'We are two countries that, as Swami Vivekananda said in Chicago more than a century ago, have sheltered the persecuted and the refugees of all religions and all nations on Earth.' 'People are......

Why this Durga Puja in Kolkata is different

The Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, an NGO in the heart of Kolkata’s red light district, has decided to celebrate Durga Puja, reports Indrani Roy/Rediff.com. Image: A woman offers prayers......

'I've been telling Rahul to speak up, but haven't made much headway'

Rahul Gandhi must come on social media.’ ‘Gandhi has a mind of his own and heart in the right place.’ ‘Modi might have fixed 75 as the retiring age but that is his own way......

You're a raja, not an interpreter

When Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee entered the Committee Room in North Block for the empowered group of ministers' meeting on fuel price hike on Monday, he found Communications Minister A Raja......

Modi keen to revive India's 'zombie factories', not abandon them

At British India Corporation's textile factory in Kanpur, four men sit in a control room watching computerised gauges eight hours a day. When they are done, another group takes over, and then......

Street expects RBI to hold rates for the entire fiscal

As many as nine respondents said RBI would hold the repo rate at 8% till March-end, 2015 The current fiscal could well be the first in seven years when the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decides to......

Aerocity hotels waiting to take off as red tape proves a hurdle

About Rs 12,000 crore (Rs 120 billion) are stuck in India’s first hotel district, Delhi’s Aerocity, because of red tape.  Originally planned for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, hotels......

GM top executives spared in internal report on safety failure

General Motors Co on Thursday issued a report detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on what the......

No room for More at team hotel

Selection Committee Chairman Kiran More and his co-selectors V B Chandrasekhar and Bhupinder Singh Sr had to seek alternative accommodation in Margao on Saturday after being turned away from the......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......

Sports Shorts: Platini to keep luxury gift given by Brazil, make charity donation

UEFA chief Michel Platini. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images for UEFA UEFA president Michel Platini has said he intends to ignore FIFA requests and not return a luxury watch valued at......

Sports Shorts: What happens when a goal celebration goes wrong

Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu, centre. Photograph Courtesy: Twitter Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu's goal celebration went spectacularly wrong when he jumped over an advertising hoarding and......

'Shehzad's advice to Dilshan was stupid'

Newly appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan criticised Ahmed Shehzad for offering religious advice to Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan during an ODI last week, saying it......

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ankit shivam
Q. serious question : movies based on fictions r never as good as the books they are based upon. I wonder whether it is possible for our film makers to do total justice to the novel in movie adaptation without disturbing d real essence. But without any doubt, it is a tough job. Toughest when you want to satisfy those who loved reading the original story. What do you feel on this?Two questions based on the same theme:a) Which is the best screen adaptation you have seen till now? Why??b) Which is the worst screen adaptation you have seen till now ?
Ankit Shivam:  A.  more

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ankit shivam
Q. serious question : movies based on fictions r never as good as the books they are based upon. I wonder whether it is possible for our film makers to do total justice to the novel in movie adaptation without disturbing d real essence. But without any doubt, it is a tough job. Toughest when you want to satisfy those who loved reading the original story. What do you feel on this?Two questions based on the same theme:a) Which is the best screen adaptation you have seen till now? Why??b) Which is the worst screen adaptation you have seen till now ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Though you mentioned here just one feature in relation viz. `Movies based on fictions as the books that they are based upon`. What I would like to...... more

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ankit shivam
Q. What is the difference between "abstract noun" & "collective noun" ?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Aconcrete noun names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of thesenses (sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell). An abstract...... more

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Khattar frontrunner in Haryana CM race

The Haryana BJP legislature party is scheduled to meet at Chandigarh to elect its leader Tuesday. Source: Express Former RSS pracharak Manohar Lal... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/punjab-and-haryana/khattar-frontrunner-in-haryana-cm-race/
Bankruptcy Reforms Committee

The Hon'ble Finance Minster in his Budget Speech of 2014-15 announced that an Entrepreneur friendly legal bankruptcy framework would be developed... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/bankruptcy-reforms-committee-114102001316_1.html
Villagers, cops clash in Sundargarh

BHUBANESWAR/ROURKELA: Villagers clashed with police at Sundargarh on Friday, when the latter denied them a chance to present their view at a... ...

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Ajmer dargah gets Rs 2 crore as per bizman's last will

Balsara is his 'will' had directed his family to make donations at Ajmer Dargah (Photo: DC) Jaipur: The dargah committee of Ajmer on Monday... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141020/nation-current-affairs/article/ajmer-dargah-gets-rs-2-crore-bizmans-last-will
Peace, pride, practise

I raise my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. —Malala Yousafzai It was September 15, 2012, when I... ...

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