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From Rediff archives: Netaji did not die in air crash, says web site

As two recently declassified Intelligence Bureau reveal that the Jawaharlal Nehru government had spied on the family of Subhas Chandra Bose for nearly two decades, one of India's political......

'If Modi lives up to his promises, his ideological past does not matter'

'When you see Modi standing there at the G20, or in New York or at the United Nations, amongst all the leaders, he stands out in the crowd.' 'He looks different, he sounds different, and he has......

Needed urgently: The Indian National Defence University

'A veiled secret of India's defence and strategic culture is the lack of a serious interest in them by the political class. The Indian National Defence University would fill this void,' feels......

Pravasi Special: 'Modi has enthused the Diaspora'

The Diaspora is no longer a mere remittance economy. It today claims dual loyalty and demands a say in Indian politics, says sociologist Shiv Visvanathan. As India gears up to honour its pravasis......

'Ayurveda is medicine with intelligence, modern medicine is like a bullet'

‘As such classical Ayurveda is shrinking. Not because people don’t want it but because it is not properly placed in the public mind.’ ‘Health is more and more becoming a......

Changing your brand logo? Few things that can make or kill business

Is your new logo doing more harm than good? Here's a look at the issues that could potentially derail a redesign exercise, and how to get around them. Image: A wrong strategy can derail a redesign......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

What's wrong with economics and how to fix it

A New York-based institute seeks to empower new economists to challenge outdated approaches with innovative and ethical economic strategy and Indian policy makers must take noteof it, says Rajni......

PM pitches for close ties among BRIC nations

Noting that India, Russia, China and Brazil are resource-rich, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday pitched for close cooperation among them in the fields of energy and food security besides......

East India Company to sell tea, coffee in London

East India Company, the trading company with a 400-year-history whose highlight was ruling India - the 'jewel of the Crown' - will soon open outlets to sell tea, coffee, spices and fabrics.Bought......

'Uttama Villain is Kamal Haasan's gift to me'

'I had a great experience working in Uttama Villain.' 'For a newcomer to be working with Kamal Haasan, with the added bonus of a musical, is an opportunity few are blessed with.' Music......

Top 11 Foreign Language Films, 2014

Beautiful movies, from across the world. The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83......

'Exposing has become very challenging'

'I would love to do an item number every day,' Action Jackson heroine Manasvi Mamgai tells Sonil Dedhia/ Rediff.com Like many girls, Manasvi Mamgai also dreamed of becoming a successful......

Meet Ekta Kapoor's newest leading lady

'I’m really enjoying this whole comeback thing.'  Back on the small screen after quite a while, actress Pallavi Kulkarni relates the many unlikely adventures she experienced during her......

'Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum is my blockbuster film'

Telugu director Krish -- as Radhakrishna Jagarlamudi is popularly known -- has made films that are a combination of reality and fiction. He has won awards for his previous films, Gamyam and......

Left-right handed batting pairs hold no advantage in contemporary cricket

India starts its innings with openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, a left-right batting combination. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images A cricket blogger has discovered that there is no......

Athletes of iPod generation find perfect haven in Vancouver

An electronic graffiti wall, Wii consoles, DJ mash-ups and iPods for massage time - the Vancouver Olympic Village is plugged in to this generation of hip, digital athletes. Home to one of the most......
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Do not rush into full rupee convertibility

Illustration: Shyamal Banerjee/Mint Jayant Sinha said last week that India needs to move towards full capital account convertibility if it has... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Jr8YnIavNtpMkbuSvWiLuL/Do-not-rush-into-full-rupee-convertibility.html
16 Beautiful Monasteries In The World That Will Get You To Skip Town Right Away

Monasteries are spiritual institutions where worshipers devote their lives to serving their god and humanity. Life inside monasteries is governed... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/travel/16-beautiful-monasteries-in-the-world-that-will-get-you-to-skip-town-right-away-231827.html
Alarming Antibiotic Resistance Found In Remote Villagers Of Venezuelan Amazon

A remote tribe in the Venezuelan Amazon appears to be resistant to modern antibiotics even though its members have had barely any contact with the... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/alarming-antibiotic-resistance-found-in-remote-villagers-of-venezuelan-amazon-148360-1.htm
Murder, he writes

By: Suktara Ghosh Small Talk with Salil Desai The city-based crime fiction author, whose fourth book is up for release, is an expert in police... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/sunday-read/Small-Talk-Murder-he-writes/articleshow/46971976.cms
Praxis or Paralaysis

way Pakistan has evolved as a rogue entity over the years, India should develop a multi-pronged strategy rather than deceiving itself by complete... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/cover-story/indias-pakistan-policypraxis-or-paralaysis.html

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