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'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......

'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......

Indian treasure, found in UK castle cupboard, up for grabs!

A Mughal-era manuscript filled with Indian miniatures discovered locked up in a cupboard inside a rural England castle is now up for sale at Sotheby's upcoming auction in London. Image: The romance......

The idea of ISIS must be challenged

'Islamist terror groups have never been challenged ideologically. As long as their ideology survives, like cancer, these groups will sprout somewhere else, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). So......

'India, China need breakthrough in economic, border issues'

'India and China have to make concrete progress with regard to the border issue, addressing the trade deficit, and facilitating people-to-people interactions. This has to happen in the next two,......

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A New York-based institute seeks to empower new economists to challenge outdated approaches with innovative and ethical economic strategy and Indian policy makers must take noteof it, says Rajni......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

Column: Where are the jobs?

How widespread is under-employment? What sort of job security do workers enjoy? What are the trends in real wages, asks Shankar Acharya.What's happening to employment in the country? We know that......

'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......

'Hindi cinema has gained a certain cultural legitimacy'

Unlike many intellectuals who take a disparaging view of Bollywood films, Tejaswini Ganti has written a book that is a fond, but also critical, assessment of how films are made and marketed in......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

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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Q. why Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber), is considered as the father of chemistry, for what discoveries and inventions ?
Truth Exposed:  A.  more

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Q. What is the importance of political science meaning of state what is nature?
Truth Exposed:  A. Political science, as currently conceived, is a relatively new concept that dates to the nineteenth-century United States. Prior to this time, the...... more

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Q. Identify the person Satya Sai Baba
Lokesh Sherawat:  A. Satya Sai Baba (b. November 23, 1926) is a famous contemporary South Indian guru who has millions of followers around the world, especially among...... more

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Q. whymusic is a part of life
Hitler:  A. Music is part of life. We always hear to different types of music as we go about our daily activities. What is music? Well, everyone has his or her...... more

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Q. Sir i hv completed my grad. in commerce in rajasthan but i got only 57% and scored 95% in MAT and 62% in cat exam. which institutes shall i apply for? and what kind of questions they may ask me in PI
AKANSHA MEHROTRA:  A. Attention to CAT / MAT / XAT / GMAT / IBSAT / AT MA Score Holders:Based on the Above Test Score You Will Get Admission From Top College:...... more

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  Web results for Contemporary World Studies
Rise and Fall

STARS OF THE FUTURE Ringing out the old and ringing in the new has its pitfalls and promises. As 2014 segues into 2015 in the national capital,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/Rise-and-Fall/2014/12/27/article2590106.ece
Word Psmiths In The City

Book Jacket On My Sleeve Krishna Prasad , Editor-in-Chief, Outlook : We live in interesting times, when the reading habit is growing, when... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Word-Psmiths-In-The-City/292930
Testing World To Play ...

When fully deployed, voice over long term evolution (VoLTE) is expected to be a huge asset to the wireless communications industry. However, during... ...

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The best books of 2014

This has been a good year for Indian writing in English, with excellent books appearing in a range of categories. From superbly produced field... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/books/the-best-books-of-2014/article1-1300756.aspx
EXCITING FARE FROM FIVE CONTINENTS

IN a season of festivals, the city of joy can never have enough. The Kolkata International Film Festival was more of a carnival while the kind of... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/96329-exciting-fare-from-five-continents.html

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