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A street-fighter's democracy

Magsaysay awardee Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon that she is ready to chase a new dream, a School for Democracy.At 63, she is the same age as Sonia Gandhi, but while the Congress President is......

How star-power plays out on the streets of Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu, the alternative to one Dravidian party has been another, and for one actor-politician CM, there is another. Their initial popularity may owe to their filmi charisma, but their......

REWIND: Top moments from the week that was

Here’s a glimpse at what happened around the world last week A volunteer of Ukrainian self-defence battalion ‘Azov’ talks to his girlfriend after returning from the front line in......

J&K floods: Heartening story of why this 30-yr-old said no to rescue

Caught in the devastating floods in Srinagar, a social worker refuses to leave his autistic students behind and swim to safety. Thirty-year-old George Johnson, project coordinator at Life Help......

Globalisation, English and 'other' languages

U R Ananthamurthy on the importance of keeping alive our regional languages. As a writer in one of the regional languages of our country I have always been aware of the ambience of many languages......

World's super cities to work and live in, Mumbai ranks 13

Mumbai has secured 13th spot in the list of top attractive cities in terms of professional and private life, according to a survey carried out by INSEAD which is one of the largest business schools......

Harsh truths about child labour in India

As poverty reduces, and education permeates down to lower-income groups and across gender, fewer people will end up forced to clean loos for a living, notes Devangshu Datta.  Image: The......

Policy makers can brace for good times ahead

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's efforts to induct a new chief operating officer and diversify the recruitment process at RBI reflect are good ideas that should be supported, says Jamal Mecklai.......

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......

Yahoo's Mayer gets flak for more rigorous hiring

Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer was asked at an all-staff meeting several weeks ago whether her rigorous hiring practices had caused the company to miss out on top engineering talent in......

Movies and glamour in Chandigarh

Aseem Chhabra attends an unusual medley of movies and literature in Chandigarh. Last fortnight, as thousands of people -- including Robert De Niro -- gathered in Goa for the Think2013 event......

Review: Cocktail is let down by its inane plot

Cocktail has a handful of moments and a few genuine sparks, but finally crashes and burns so spectacularly that it's hard to focus on the positives, writes Raja Sen.Why, Bollywood, why? Why this......

Agneepath music is quite promising

Sukanya Verma writes that for starters, the new Agneepath soundtrack is better than the Amitabh Bachchan original.'Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, poora naam. Baap ka naam Dinanath Chauhan. Gaon......

Review: Chillar Party is enjoyable

Preeti Arora says that Chillar Party aims at generating laughter, without punching you in the gut. Post YOUR reviews here!A motley group of kids. An endearing canine companion. A waif busy washing......

Review: Delhi Belly won't get laughs from everyone

Aseem Chhabra feels that Delhi Belly will appeal hugely to some audiences and not much to others, proving that the age of the pan-India audience is dead. Post YOUR reviews here!Many years ago an......

London 2012: Bomb-proof bins installed before Games

A London-based business has reinvented the rubbish bin, making its new recycling containers bomb-proof and sticking LCD screens on the side to tell Londoners about market moves and breaking news.......

Bhutia to launch football school

In his 15 years of international career, Bhaichung Bhutia has brought many laurels to the country. Now, the Indian football icon is now launching a football school, to teach the sport to......

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Farhaan
Q. As the world celebrates International Women's Day today, do you think our world is still safer for women??
Farhaan:  A.  more

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Farhaan
Q. Now Anna should end his fast unconditionally. He raised his issue very clearly. Now every one is aware of the issue. If govt will not take proper action people will definitely give them tough time in next election._What Do you say ?
Farhaan:  A. The right step would be for Manmohan Singh to visit Jantar Mantar without further loss of time to persuade the Gandhian to call off his fast, and...... more

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venkatesaldevarajan
Q. how will your celebrate Merry Christmas...
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Christians have been conditioned to accept that Christmas and Easter are essentially part of the Christian tradition. The fact is that neither is...... more

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raju gandhi
Q. What is the magic formula to eliminate poverty and ignorance ?
Raju Gandhi:  A. To eradicate ignorance, give education by opening schools in every corner of the village, town etc.To eliminate poverty, provide 3 times free food...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-magic-formula-to-eliminate-poverty-and-ignorance/18772513/answers/17284820

kishore malhotra
Q. do you know in Maharastra government there r only 40% Maharastrian?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. And in Mumbai just over 23 per cent people are Marathis. 80 percent of the government contractors are also non Marathis, In Mumbai 90 percent of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-in-maharastra-government-there-r-only-40-maharas/17284763/answers/16031343

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Protests erupt as cop who shot US teen goes scot-free

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Pledge to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Expands K - 12 Teaching Program

From the Wires Nov. 25, 2014 10:42 AM WASHINGTON , Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clark Charitable Foundation has pledged $5... ...

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Bill Gates Has His Way

In the fall of 1968, when (bill) Gates was entering eighth grade, he and Allen formed the Lakeside Programming Group. Partly it was a geek's... ...

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Great friend, and a formidable foe

Senior Congress leader Murli Deora’s body is taken to the Congress office from the Breach Candy Hospital. —Debasish Dey Controversies never... ...

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