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his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......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

Can Rahul give the Congress a winning idea for Election 2014?

'Some in the Congress believe the party should, somewhat brazenly, claim the cause of fighting corruption as its own. But the Congress's idea of fighting corruption is nothing but tinkering with......

No woman is safe in West Bengal today

West Bengal is poised to become the rape capital of India, but its chief minister refuses to face reality, says Debosmita Sarkar. It was the worst of times...’ This famous Charles Dickens......

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......

JLR to go cheaper down the road alongside German rivals

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is mulling introduction of smaller luxury sedans and sports utility vehicles (SUVs) to strengthen and consolidate its presence in the luxury car market in......

Bhopal tragedy: Toxic waste continues to contaminate water

Oliver Twist would feel for the 350 million tonnes of toxic chemicals still sitting inside the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. In 1984, an accident at the chemical company's plant......

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......

Review: Gravity is a MUST WATCH

Suparn Verma, who last directed the Bipasha Basu-starrer Aatma, reviews Gravity in a single sentence as a tribute to the greatest single take sequence in cinematic history. We space out the review......

Hereafter makes the supernatural sound 'cool'

Shaikh Ayaz reviews Hereafter. Post YOUR reviews here!There's a line in this wonderful example of hyperlink cinema that, in a way, could characterise its creator Clint Eastwood's status as one of......

Hereafter: Clint Eastwood's pontential sleeper hit

Arthur J Pais reviews Clint Eastwood's Hereafter.The first few minutes of Clint Eastwood's deeply felt and intriguing meditation on the dangers of trying to connect with the dead family members......

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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Q. Who is the author of Hard Times?
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Q. the film fitoor' what is it based on?
Om Shrivastava:  A. CHARLES Dickens ! more

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Q. FFF- Who is the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four?a) Aldous Huxley b) Charles Dickensc) George Orwell d) Jules Verne
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'13 Books I Will Always Love'

CHENNAI: There's a trend going around on social networking sites where youre asked to list ten books that have made an impact on you. Ive decided... ...

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A genre of its own

: The crooked maid Dan Vyleta Bloomsbury2014, pp 427499 I haven't read the author's critically acclaimed first novel Pavel & I, or his second... ...

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Thasarak, Kerala | Inside a village of legend

A peahen skittered across the road. A peacock sat on a stump in the middle of a paddy field, its luxuriant green feathers soaking wet in the rains.... ...

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The books that made us

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Manu Joseph Anees Arundhathi Subramaniam Meena Kandasamy Amandeep Routinely dismissed as a waste... ...

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Sitting at and loving a table for one, by Meghna Pant

Say it is 10.30 one Friday night. I'm alone in my apartment with a glass of Pinot Grigio, laughing to Amanda Seyfried's 'ESPN moment' in Mean Girls... ...

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