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his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......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

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......

Indian tycoon seals hotel deal at London's Old Scotland Yard

The Kerala-born businessman is the latest in a slew of foreign buyers who have shaken off mounting fears of a 'Brexit' from the European Union Indian tycoon Yusuffali M A (bottom, left) has sealed......

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......

Anushka Sharma shoots for Sultan

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Anushka Sharma has started shooting for Salman Khan-starrer Sultan. She posted a picture on Instagram, above, and wrote:......

First look: Katrina, Aditya and Tabu in Fitoor

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: The trailer of Fitoor has been unveiled, and director Abhishek Kapoor took to Twitter to share a series of posters from the......

Aishwarya, Tabu, Kajol, Shilpa: Hotties in 40s!

Bollywood's women seem to become prettier as they age. In fact, the 40s brigade is gorgeous and really, ageless. Take a look, and we're sure you'd agree.    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 42......

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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I am an artist, a celeb, a flag-waver and a nationalist, I seek alms, I seek charity

There is a new breed of favour seekers in town. But unlike the ones who seek alms on our roads and squares, in the name of Allah or Bhagwan or by... ...

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Books on the move

My mother bought me my first Enid Blyton, Mary Mouse Goes Up In A Balloon , when I was five and asked me at the bookshop to read the first two... ...

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The Show Stoppers

Movies to watch out for Bollywood is coming of age. For an industry that is more than a hundred years old, these are telling words. But the... ...

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'If You Can Do a Role Like Begum in Three Days, You Can Do Anything'

Tabu is always surprised when she is asked about her method or process for getting under the skin of characters she's played. I am always at a loss... ...

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I have realised it recently that as everyone is going to Hollywood my competition is becoming really less.

Katrina Kaif's Outfit Grabbed More Attention Than Automobiles At Auto Expo 2016 Revealed: This Is What Katrina Kaif Did Before Her Bollywood Debut... ...

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