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Nelson Mandela's real hero was not Gandhi, but Nehru

Compromise, constitutionality, pragmatism and self-respect. These were Mandela’s leadership virtues. For countries such as India and South Africa, these are the qualities leaders must have,......

The lasting image of Nelson Mandela is his smiling visage

For the anti-apartheid icon, all life and struggle were occasions to be relished with joy, says Shreekant Sambrani In her Nobel lecture last year (delayed two decades because of her incarceration)......

Mandela continues courageous fight from 'deathbed': family

Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is continuing to put up a courageous fight from his "deathbed" even though he is "not doing well", the former South African President's family has said. Makaziwe......

How the Indian vote matters in South Africa

South Africa is heading for polls on May 7. Shubha Singh examines how the Indian vote can make a difference in Durban South Africa goes in for its fifth democratic election on May 7 with a result......

Merkel sworn in as German chancellor for rare third term

Angela Merkel was today sworn in as German Chancellor for a rare third term to govern Europe's biggest economy after she painstakingly forged a deal with her centre-left rivals to end three months......

Why AAP is not very popular with India Inc

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has to deal with 3 powerful enemies: the media, the political establishment, and business houses.  Dear Mr Kejriwal,Every once in a while the world witnesses a......

Faculty of IITs, IIMs 'not world class': Ramesh

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh kicked up a controversy claiming the faculty of the premier IITs and IIMs are "not world class" but the institutes are "excellent" because of the quality of......

Budget: Here's what the common man wants

The Union Budget is the annual financial statement of India presented every year on the last working day of February. The Budget is laid before both the Houses of Parliament (Lok Sabha and Rajya......

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......

7 stunning bridges of China

Mumbai's sea link may be one of India's most spectacular bridges. But a look at China's amazing bridges can make the sea link look so ordinary. The bridges in China are truly architectural......

'There is a lot in common between Gandhi and Mandela'

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is getting an emotional response in theatres. Rediff.com Arthur J Pais reports from New York City. If you are eager to find out more about Nelson Mandela's incredible......

Casting catastrophes we'd like to fix!

A lot of filmwatching, like filmmaking itself, focusses inevitably on 'what could have been,' often more amusing grounds for rumination than 'what is on screen' in our cinema. In that vein, here's......

We love you, Bollywood to Salman

Salman Khan proves star power once again. Who's who of the industry attended the premiere of Salman Khan's Dabangg  which was held on Thursday at Cinemax, Versova in......

Prithviraj's turn as a true Indian

Writer-director Dr Biju, whose earlier films Saira (2005) and Raman (2008) were appreciated in prestigious film festivals like Cannes and Cairo, is getting ready with his latest Malayalam film......

'Talking and walking English, Amitabh style!

We invited readers to send in their videos of them saying their favourite Amitabh dialogues to mark the superstar's 40 years in the film industry. Reader Matthew says his favourite dialogues from......

India-SA ODIs as scheduled; named 'dedication to late Nelson Mandela'

Cricket South Africa did its bit to honour Nelson Mandela on Friday by naming the ongoing ODI series against India as 'dedication to late Nelson Mandela'. South Africa went into mourning on......

ICC pays respect to 'inspirational' Nelson Mandela

The International Cricket Council joined the world in mourning the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, saying that the former South African President was a "towering symbol of......

Shane Warne's mentor Terry Jenner passes away

Former Australia Test cricketer Terry Jenner, who mentored spin-bowling great Shane Warne, died at the age of 66 on Wednesday. Jenner, who took 24 wickets in nine Tests for Australia in the early......

Ponting files: 'There's no replacement for Ponting yet'

Ricky Ponting has remained Australia captain despite being well past his use by date because the team simply does not have the replacement for him, says celebrated hockey coach Ric Charlesworth who......

Cup Extras: Mills, Du Plessis fined heavily for row

New Zealand's Kyle Mills and Daniel Vettori and South African Faf du Plessis have been heavily fined for an altercation during Friday's World Cup quarter-final in Dhaka, the ICC said on Saturday.......

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aruna v
Q. Fun qn:-)))) what would you like to be in your next birth (if at all you believe in)Plz choose your option:--Socrates, Einstein, Nelson Mandela, Rabindranath Tagore, Charles Shobhraj, a chameleon, a bird, a deer, a fighter rooster, a cobra, a dog, a cat, a rat or, you want to be reborn as what you're now. ..... and why? :-)))))
Aruna V:  A.  more

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aruna v
Q. God made man free. He then gave scriptures. Scriptures gave him rules. Rules gave him rulers. Rulers made him slave. If he goes back, can he make himself free again ?
Aruna V:  A. Yes. But he has to go forward rather than going back. Let us take a practical example rather than the putting forward our theories. Nelson Mandela...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/god-made-man-free.-he-then-gave-scriptures.-scriptures-gave-/27507280/answers/17596132

jim elzabad
Q. john Abraham and his parents are majorly into charity work,be it providing shelter to the homeless,protecting animals or spreading health awareness. A lot of his earnings go in such causes and he feels,he is fortunate enough to be able to do so.If all the celbs develop this attitude,we can soon have a more equality based society...please opine.
Jim Elzabad:  A. Ms. Shintz thanks for providing this info of John Abraham......It is very good that most of our Bollywood celeb are providing some type of help to...... more

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shintsie
Q. Which is the career best performance of Shabana Azmi?
Shintsie :  A. Apart from all the awards she deserves special admiration for her commitment to free society . She kissed Nelson Mandela ignoring Muslim fatwa and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-career-best-performance-of-shabana-azmi/15165361/answers/12674866

Mike Mellon
Q. " I have dedicated myself to the struggle for the African people---I have cherished the ideal of a democratic & free society---It is an ideal for which I am prepared to die ---"Who uttered thes poignat words, WHERE & WHEN ?
Mike Mellon:  A. Nelson Mandela in his speech from the dock in 1964 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/-i-have-dedicated-myself-to-the-struggle-for-the-african-peo/12659069/answers/3447472

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The mask of anarchy

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Ebola scare MPs force govt cancel Africa junket

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Maanayata Dutt on what freedom means to her with husband behind bars

Maanayata Dutt Maanayata Dutt CEO, Sanjay Dutt Productions Pvt Ltd. There are so many different definitions of freedom. The Webster and... ...

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