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his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......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

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......

Narayana Murthy on how to be a successful entrepreneur

If you want to succeed in the marketplace today, you have to bring differentiation: N R Narayana Murthy N R Narayana Murthy, founder-chairman of Infosys Technologies, has had his share of failure.......

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......

Like Priyanka's look in Dil Dhadakne Do?

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Farhan Akhtar turned to Twitter to share co-star Priyanka Chopra’s first look in Dil Dhadakne Do and......

Fitoor set for a Valentines Day 2016 release

Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur starrer Fitoor will release on February 12 next year. Directed by Kai Po Che helmer Abhishek Kapoor, the UTV Motion Pictures' next is a modern......

It's wrap for Farah Ki Dawaat!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Farah Khan recently shot with Shilpa Shetty and Bharti Singh (left) for the last episode of her celebrity cookery show Farah Ki......

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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Rickshaw Run to Cover 5000km - from Meghalaya to Kochi

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The Perfectionist

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His all time best novels

Premchand's works are representative of the socio-economic conditions that prevailed during the nationalist movement. On his birth anniversary,... ...

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