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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......

'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......

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A New York-based institute seeks to empower new economists to challenge outdated approaches with innovative and ethical economic strategy and Indian policy makers must take noteof it, says Rajni......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

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......

'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......

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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Gandhiji's charkha legacy goes for a toss in his home state

Less than a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told 'pravasi bharatiyas' or non-resident Indians how Mahatma Gandhi returned to India and... ...

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Fashion station

The National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, has come up with interesting ideas for Mumbai's monorail project. The last memory I have of Mumbai... ...

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ICAI - President's Message - February 2015

Dear Professional Colleagues, Change is the only thing that is constant. It is this continuity of change-change with times, that has kept... ...

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The Journey of a Dancer

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Coming from a quiet, little corner of Assam, Shilpika Bordoloi is a trained classical dancer who found expression in... ...

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