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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 we can build 'Indianness'

The new government has to make conscious efforts to rebuild social equality and bring the people together, says Devesh Kapur.  One of the most difficult challenges facing the new government is......

'Is Modi a good actor, or is he really so genuine?'

'One very interesting thing happened when I was going around Vadnagar. One lady was there, doing some domestic work. The people who were taking me around introduced me, saying I was writing a book......

He served tea, I am a mason, says the man facing Modi at home

Narendra Modi's mother washed utensils to make a living. Madhusudan Mistry's grandmother, who brought him up, was a vegetable vendor. Mistry's trajectory from poverty to membership of the all......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

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......

Rajat Gupta convicted on insider trading charges

Rajat Gupta, one of the most successful Indian Americans on the Wall Street, was on Friday found guilty of passing confidential market information to Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, in......

Successful business? Thanks to 'core competence'

Few management theories have had a more intuitive appeal than that of "core competence". That theory essentially says successful businesses have a unique set of skills or production techniques......

A guide to the social media wars

By now it looks as if the spat between the Government of India and US-based social media companies is going to develop into one of our great media spectacles, big enough to push the "2G scam", the......

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......

Bolt makes a splash with 100m win in rainy Toronto

Olympic champion Usain Bolt sloshed his way to an impressive win, albeit in an unimpressive time, in his first major 100 metre test of the season at the rain-soaked Toronto Festival of Excellence......

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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

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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

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MHADA chief, cleric join hands to fight drug peddlers

Volunteers of the 'Drugs Free Mumbai' campaign will identify pushers and alert police to their activities. Cops vow support. The MHADA chief and a... ...

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Jal Dindis start journey from Ashtavinayak temples

The Jal Dindis started their journey to various locations in the State after seeking blessings of the Ashtavinayakas on Thursday morning. The... ...

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Former George H. W. Bush Speechwriter and Best-Selling Author Christopher Buckley to Deliver George and Barbara Bush Distinguished Lecture at UNE, September 18th

PRWeb 2014-08-28 The University of New England will host former vice-presidential speechwriter and acclaimed author Christopher Buckley to... ...

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Art & Apples Festival Ranked Among Top 20 Fine Art Festivals Nationwide

ROCHESTER, Mich. , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The 49 th annual Art & Apples Festival was recently voted 14 out of 2,000 festivals in... ...

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Baltimore Boxing Returns September 20

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