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Amethi sticks to unique tradition, dhobi cast's first vote

72year-old washerman, Pancham Lal, who is accorded 'VIP'status on polling days, was the first to cast his vote in the erstwhile princely state. Sharat Pradhan reports Better known as the family......

Where have the mochis and rafoogars disappeared?

'Our throwaway culture today has little room for mochis and rafoogars who concealed rips and tears with imperceptible stitches and great skill,' says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam......

Meet India's Mona Lisa

One of the best stories coming out of Bihar is a meeting place for Chandragupta Maurya, Buddha, Ashoka, Sher Shah Suri and India's Mona Lisa.Rediff.com's Archana Masih dropped by.Photographs: Seema......

My village is running dry and I am grieving

'The canal I bathed and swam in, has dried up. It’s the worst drought in 140 years. First the mango trees died. Then the coconut trees. Finally the hardy palm trees have died.' A Ganesh Nadar......

The role and power of Muslims in UP politics post 2017

'Compared to other social groups, managing the Muslim constituency has always been easier for the secularists.''Just some symbolic measures and window-dressing would keep the Muslim flock......

NDTV: Sebi begins action in ownership case

The television channel is in hot water for not having made a public announcement in 2009 of a 'change of control' of the company.N Sundaresha Subramanian reports. The Securities and Exchange Board......

Thank you Mr PM, for showing my daughter pre-1991 India

But for the PM's decision, my teenage daughter, a child of the post-economic reforms generation, could never have imagined the Socialist India that remains so much a part of my growing up years,......

Feeling bored to do your laundry? A start-up will do it for you

With little competition and a large market, Laundry Project is likely to find the segment a great space to expand. Image: Unlike fashion, the laundry segment has hardly any competition. The market......

COLUMN: Embattled Patel General Stores

It is comforting to know that ours is not the only country that has had to deal with this transition from small, labour-intensive retailing to large-scale, "big box" operations, writes Ajit......

Boeing's stunning 787 to fly in Japan soon

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is finally set for commercial operations after nearly three years of production delays. The Boeing 787-8, which costs $185.2 million is a long-range, mid-size......

Prateik: Amy Jackson is a part of my life

He may have proved his mettle with films like Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na and Dhobi Ghat but Prateik is yet to deliver a solo hit. The actor and his co-star in his latest film Ekk Deewana Tha, Amy......

Dhobi Ghat in BAFTA list for Best Foreign Film

Kiran Rao's directorial debut Dhobi Ghat, that released last January, has been included in the British Academy of Films and Television Awards for the Films not in the English Language......

Discovering Mumbai all over again in Dhobi Ghat

Kiran Rao's Dhobi Ghat showed us a Mumbai very few of us have actually seen, even though many of us may have lived here. The film took us through the most crowded bylanes of......

Dhobi Ghat gets a fair opening

Last week's release Dhobi Ghat has done fair business over the weekend at some multiplexes. Single screen collections, however,are not encouraging.Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office......

Raja Sen reviews Dhobi Ghat

Raja Sen reviews Dhobi Ghat. Post YOUR reviews here!Films about cities, as opposed to films about characters or plot, are soaked in a different kind of romanticism. Unabashedly smitten by backdrop,......

Directors' Pick: Tigmanshu Dhulia's Favourite Films of 2011

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia, whose crime thriller Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster opened to positive reviews this year, picks his five top films of 2011: The Dirty Picture Director: Milan Luthria Cast:......
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BMC cracks down on dhobi ghat for polluting Dahisar

Calling it a major step in saving the river, Gopal Jhaveri, founder of citizens movement River March, said that they were happy that BMC has... ...

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30 years of inspiring brilliance

Dear Aamir, As you completed 30 years as the leading man in Hindi movies yesterday April 29, I'd like to jot down a few thoughts on the years that... ...

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Aamir Khan celebrates 30 years of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak with a nostalgic post

The year 1988 saw the debut of two of the finest actors, Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla with their romance drama, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak . With the... ...

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Ishaan Khatter shows promise

Alternating between brat and boy, deception and decency, Ishaan Khatter speaks with a passion that will be heard Beyond the Clouds, predicts... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/review/beyond-the-clouds-review-ishaan-khatter-shows-promise/20180418.htm
After chase on foot, in rickshaw, thief caught, Rs 5 lakh

A 27-year-old man who stole a bag containing Rs 5 lakh from a car at a traffic signal was caught after a dramatic chase in suburban Borivali today,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/after-chase-on-foot-in-rickshaw-thief-caught-rs-5-lakh-118033000003_1.html

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