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PM's gift for desis: Lifetime visa for PIO cardholders

The crowd is delighted as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces sops for them. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told a rapturous crowd of NRIs that Persons of Indian Origin cardholders......

In first person: How the Delhi protest was hijacked

'The protest I participated in the morning was hijacked later in the afternoon by self-serving politicians and people who perhaps had other agendas to pursue,' Aseem Chhabra notes in this first......

Heavy snow cuts off Kashmir Valley

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which connects Kashmir valley to the outside world, remained closed for traffic for the second consecutive day on Tuesday following landslides at Panthal.......

No budget session without JPC, threatens BJP

Ahead of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's meeting with opposition parties on Tuesday, Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday said there would be no dilution in its stand on a Joint Parliamentary......

JLF Diary: Sex, drugs and Indo-Pak, all up for debate

After five days of cultural jamboree curtains drew on the Jaipur Literature Festival and writer-director Suparn Verma and Rediff.com correspondent Abhishek Mande witnessed all the extravaganza.......

110 years of automobiles!

Visitors look at vintage cars displayed during the exhibition 110 years of automobiles at the Grand Palais in Paris on February 3,...

Rs 8.5 crore: Price of a villa in Gurgoan!

Realty major Emaar MGF said it would develop 200 luxury villas in Gurgaon, which would generate a revenue of at least Rs 900 crore (Rs 9 billion) to the company. Click NEXT to read on... ...

At 26, he made a climate-proof jacket!

Teachers called him a 'rebel' while he was in school. The quest for knowledge made him raise many questions, which were disliked by teachers who considered his doubts a waste of time. Unlike other......

'Unrecognised schools hardly have any teaching'

Today's Budget may well have an allocation for the Right to Education Act that has activists up in arms, but Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal is convinced their fears are......

Meet the most powerful women in digital media

Digital media has received significant contributions from women. Writers, journalists, technocrats and visionaries, women have played leading roles in making digital media stronger and powerful,......

'One never associated Dev Anand with death, only life'

From their first meeting to the last, Dev Anand etched himself on Dinesh Raheja's heart and mind."I can't think of a single person who disliked Devsaab. He is a clean-hearted person who has only......

Stars attend Ragini MMS premiere

Producer Ekta Kapoor can barely contain her excitement as she arrives in an autorickshaw for the premiere of her film Ragini MMS at Cinemax in Andheri, a western Mumbai suburb. Ekta rolled out a......

Before Natalie Portman became the Black Swan

Every single critic including the bunch here at Rediff seems to be in agreement on Natalie Portman winning the Best Actress award at the Oscars this year. Nominated for her fearless, freakish......

Looking at the men in Priyanka's life

After playing 12 different roles in What's Your Raashee, Priyanka Chopra gets ready for another complicated role. Vishal Bhardwaj's 7 Khoon Maaf sees her in seven looks, as the film traces her......

'Hisss didn't work with the critics'

Well known cinematographer Madhu Ambat has won the National Award two times -- one for G V Iyer's Sanskrit film Adi Shankara and the other for Sarada Ramanathan's Tamil film Sringaram. Some of......

World Cup is not the final frontier, says Dhoni

There is nothing bigger than the World Cup in cricket. And if the mega-event is played in India, then nothing beats the country's crazy fan-following. The whole nation wants just one result: an......

Will Sehwag's dismissal prove costly for India?

He was considered the key to India's chances prior to the match. Virender Sehwag needs to fire for India to win the Mohali Test, they said. And fire he did. Only the fire didn't last long. It......

Images: Reid snatches draw for plucky New Zealand

New Zealand defender Winston Reid, who almost chose Denmark before agreeing to play for the All Whites, headed a last-gasp goal to secure a 1-1 draw against Slovakia on Tuesday and secure their......

Federer starts with military precision

Roger Federer turned up at Wimbledon on Monday resembling an army general ready to conduct his latest campaign and soon disarmed the opposition on the opening day of the grasscourt championships.......

  People speak for freedom jacket

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Q. why hindus pay respect visits to muslims`pirs tomb and dargahs,while muslims seldom do to hindus places of worship?
:  A. Hindus have no compunctions in doing so. Hindus are free from such prejudices that don't go here or don't go there. Hindus believe all are God's...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-hindus-pay-respect-visits-to-muslimspirs-tomb-and-dargah//answers/13951482

hakim khan
Q. do u think that we are (sikhs) doing something wrong ?
Hakim Khan:  A. Sikhs are the bullet-proof jacket of India. We are proud of Sikh brothers and punjab. Lot of sikhs have gone 'Shaheed' in freedom struggle of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-think-that-we-are-sikhs-doing-something-wrong-/13951383/answers/1084745

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Wave of jihad puts Tunisia's young democracy to a test

Sousse, Tunisia: Tunisians were used to seeing Nidhal Selmi belting around a stadium, proudly sporting his country's red and white colours as a... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/wave-of-jihad-puts-tunisias-young-democracy-to-a-test-1815295.html
the inveterate letter writer

Jawaharlal Nehru did not write only to his family, colleagues, and supporters; he also had lengthy exchanges with his critics. Photo: Baron/... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/X4BxPO9r1ro8rJDRQOvEON/Jawaharlal-Nehru-the-inveterate-letter-writer.html
Barack Obama backs Aung San Suu Kyi's bid to change constitution

YANGON: US President Barack Obama urged Myanmar Friday to hold "free, fair and inclusive" elections as he threw his weight behind a bid by... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/barack-obama-backs-aung-san-suu-kyis-bid-to-change-constitution/articleshow/45149052.cms
The Last Stylist

NEHRU ISSUE Tunku Varadarajan is the Virginia Hobbs Carpenter Fellow in Journalism at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/the-last-stylist
Rani Mukerji visits Yerwada Central Jail

Prev By The Hitlist Team | Posted 2 hours ago Rani Mukerji kept her promise of visiting the Yerwada Central Jail. She launched a radio... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/rani-mukerji-visits-yerwada-central-jail/15764188

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