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The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

Of shattered lives and a country in ruins

Nepal is facing a major humanitarian crisis as rescuers struggle to reach out the victims of the devastating earthquake that rocked the country on Saturday.Capital city Kathmandu is in ruins, its......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

At the Sangam: Is that the Saibaba I see?

Images from the Sangam in Allahabad. Text and photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com The Sangam is where the Ganga, Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati meet. Considered holy by millions of Hindus,......

The inspiring story of a rags-to-riches entrepreneur

Not many people remember the long, lonely miles Asia's richest man had to travel before he arrived where he is today, notes Barun Roy. Image: Li Ka-shing is Asia’s richest man.......

It's the population, stupid!

India is poorer than the world average and so naturally has a greater percentage of poor people and a lower percentage of rich people. Yet using absolute numbers, India has more of almost......

Three factors that can derail India's growth

Climate change, water, land won't be the only obstacle to India's growth prospects; water and land have an almost equal potential to derail things, says Chandra Bhushan. The last two years have......

India's rivers, agriculture under threat: Al Gore

Former American Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore has warned that the black carbon emissions in the subcontinent -- from kerosene lamps and cooking stoves -- and use of biomass fuels can......

The Peter Principle lives

The Peter Principle, about to be reissued in a 40th anniversary edition, was a best seller when it was first published.A satiric treatise on workplace incompetence, it touched a nerve with readers......

'People like me got limited roles'

I was born in a sprawling house by the Yamuna River in Delhi. When I was a few minutes old, Grandmother welcomed me into the world by writing 'Om,' which means 'I am' in Sanskrit, on my tongue......

TV Gossip: Who's dumping whom & more

Can't get enough of television? Grab your weekly gossip from the industry right here.If someone asks you what's cooking at Sa Re Ga Ma Little Champs, you should take it literally. Not only were the......

Return Of The King is king of the Oscars!

* Return Of The King joins Ben Hur (1959) and Titanic (1997) in sweeping 11Oscars! Barrie M Osborne, Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson win the Best Film of the 76th Annual Academy Awards.The awardwas......

Novel film ideas!

Come to think of it, my favorite book-to-movie adaptations are: Mario Puzo's Godfather, which I have re-read a few dozen times and Francis Ford Coppola's film, which I have seen ditto the same......

Ajit in driver's seat

Tamil star Ajit is now in Malaysia to participate in the 2003 Asia Formula Renault Championship on March 22 and 23. The actor met with an accident in February while shooting forJana and had to......
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KISS boy to represent India in Asian 15-A side Rugby championship

Goregaon Film City Shootout case: middle man detained Youth Congress hold march against Land Acquisition Bill Schemes worth Rs 400 cr for... ...

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Scholarship scheme benefits 1 cr students

Kejriwal meets AAP MLAs ahead of Special Delhi Assembly session Sheila Dixit accuses Kejriwal of running from responsibilities Magnitude 5.7... ...

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Salgaocar routes Bharat FC by 5-1, and keeps hope alive from relegation

Penguin film director gives climate warning in Cannes closer Dhoni win toss, send Mumbai Indians to bat in IPL final Guv Vohra lauds NIT for... ...

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Mathematician who inspired "A Beautiful Mind" killed in auto accident - media

Mathematician John Nash, who inspired "A Beautiful Mind", killed in car crash Nepalese river blocked by landslide flowing again... ...

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Body of Nepali youth recovered from field

Modi govt trying to destroy educational system in country: Kumar Heat wave:100 deaths in last 24 hrs in Telugu states PDP seeks IIT, IIM, IIMC... ...

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