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Charles Dicken's letter calling dad 'jackass' to fetch 3k

English writer Charles Dickens branded his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......

Thank you for all the stories, Mr Dickens!

Folks, pick up a Charles Dickens' classic today. What better way to wish the Great Man on his 200th Birthday! Today is the 200th birth anniversary of one of the greatest storytellers of all......

Churchill 'pigheaded', Dickens 'arrogant'

Britain's prime minister during World War II, Winston Churchill, was "pigheaded", 19th century writer Charles Dickens was "arrogant" while noted philosopher Karl Marx was a "difficult" person who......

Here all in silence, let them sleep their sleep

Right in the midst of bustling Kolkata lies what might be the most prominent population of Britons in India.Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com walks through the South Park Street Cemetery. IMAGE:......

Two weeks after protests, classes resume at Hyderabad University

Classes resumed on Monday in Hyderabad Central University, two weeks after the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula and subsequent agitation by the varsity students. “Classes are......

Highs and lows mark 2010 India

It is difficult to describe India in 2010 without invoking Charles Dickens. The year that will be over this Friday has seen the best of times, as also the worst of times. If the economy revived......

A week of Dickensian paradoxes

The last week's headlines have captured the contrasts and contradictions within India in all their starkness, and sharpness. On the one hand, you have villagers protesting violently against the......

Now, poor nations too score at WEF

The debate on the global economic situation, at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting at Davos this year, is almost Dickensian: it is the best of times, it is the worst of times. But unlike the......

How Information revolution differs from Industrial Revolution

There is mounting evidence that the Information Revolution may mean the end of large-scale vertically integrated businesses whose guiding principle, “economies of scale”, was the......

The pain of innovation

The power to cause societal pain, at least to some segments of society, is intrinsic to the nature of technological innovation, says Ajit Balakrishnan. Whenever the talk about innovation bubbles up......

Top 25 Bollywood Scenes That Made Us Cry

Cinema has the incredible power to dictate our emotions. Moreover, like the great Charles Dickens once said, 'We need never be ashamed of our tears.' And so when a viewer connects with a character......

Of Dickens, mice and kids

Cinekids, a touring film festival for kids, comprising a package of award-winning animation movies from the UK, will be held at IMAX Adlabs, Wadala, central Mumbai, from December 1-6.More on......

Bollywood's half-yearly report: The BAD STUFF!

Raja Sen analyses the year so far. Six months of 2016 are almost up, and as tradition dictates, it is time to take stock. Here I step back and take a look at what’s worked and what......

Why Fitoor went horribly wrong

'Fitoor was never meant to be Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur's story. In Gattu's screenplay, the dramatic conflict centred on the characters played by Tabu and Katrina.' Now......

Review: Fitoor is a stunning waste of time and literature

'The director casts two attractive people where he ought have chosen a couple of actual actors instead, and thus it becomes hard to care about the protagonists or their sundered hearts, and......

Pakistan on firm footing

ScorecardSalman Butt uses his left hand in a vice-like grip on the bottom of the handle, very close to the splice, and uses that bottom hand and snappy wristwork to get punch into his shots -- a......

'On form pick Yuvi ahead of Sourav'

In the first of a series of weekly chats on cricket, Prem Panicker appeared on the rediff Chat at 1300 EDT/1000 PDT. Following is a transcript of the chat.Also see Prem's blog:......
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Curiosity Shops For Dickens Town

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A new festival encourages kids to read, turn storytellers

Youve given the joy of gaming and smartphones to your kids. Now, let them attend a reading and storytelling festival, especially curated for them... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/a-new-festival-encourages-kids-to-read-turn-storytellers/story-FW8pZ0ppwTfepz4WaQcAMK.html
Jaya I knew loved literature

Alice in Wonderland? That's how we felt, my sisters and I, completely dwarfed by the floor-to-ceiling array of books, and a very tall step ladder... ...

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Dickens on The Strand to Offer Second Festival Weekend on December 9 & 10

From the Wires Dec. 7, 2016 10:07 AM GALVESTON ISLAND, TX--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - Due to the record breaking rainfall of this... ...

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