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The DJ as Sutradhar

Remember a time when the United States grew so furious with France over going to war in Iraq that it rephrased everything French -- including fries, beans and kisses -- to Freedom? Little wonder......

In Meerut, no cry of justice for Hashimpura victims

Image: A group of Muslims in Hashimpura offer prayers. In the centre is Mohammed Naeem, one of the survivors from the 1987 massacre. Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   Twenty-eight years......

The party's in Brazil!

The World Cup is being played in the football crazy country after 64 years and nothing excites the Brazilians more than the sacred game, says B S Prakash, India's former ambassador to Brazil. In......

Jaitley, Dwivedi change the rules of political engagement

Arun Jaitley and Janardan Dwivedi have rewritten the rules of politics in the Age of the Internet and its young and restless user base, reports Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt.. Two political leaders are......

Why Chidambaram is a disaster as finance minister

'Chidambaram, lots of people argue not without justification, is all about bluff and bluster without any concrete achievement on the ground. His record in the finance ministry fully endorses that......

40 years ago and now: A fascinating journey for Havells

In the 70s, the brand Havells picked up momentum and became a reasonably well-known name in the electrical trade circles of Delhi.  Image: Havells’ amazing rise to become one of......

As oil plummets, how much pain still looms for US energy firms?

A closer look at valuations and interviews with a dozen of smaller firms ahead of fourth quarter results from their bigger, listed rivals, shows there are reasons to be nervous.  With nearly a......

New SBI chief is on a clean-up mission

The elephant, as the former chairman of State Bank of India O P Bhatt used to call the bank, has stopped dancing. In fact, now it seems wary of speed.Pratip Chaudhuri's clean-up act on May 17, when......

Nokia revamp to hit 7,000 jobs; 300 in India too

World's largest cell phone maker Nokia on Wednesday said up to 300 jobs would be cut in India by end of 2012, as the company embarks on restructuring that would affect 7,000 employees worldwide.......

The man who follows Harshad Mehta technique

The son of an LIC agent who also ran a medical shop in Kochi, Nirmal Kotecha hasn't done too badly for himself. At 32, he is estimated to be worth about Rs 500 crore (Rs 5 billion).His......

Don't kill Bollywood!

'The Maharashtra government's diktat is another meddling example in an industry where politics or language has no role to play.' 'Cinema has a universal language. Filmmakers are divided across......

Fast Five, Thor flag off big summer releases

For three weeks, Rio has been dominating the world box office. But with Fast Five and Thor expanding their run, Rio may cease to ascend. Even then, the delightful family-pleaser, which has grossed......

Gurinder Chadha's Afterlife fails to amuse UK

Any Hindi language movie grossing $1 million in the United Kingdom should bring a smile to its distributor and producer but then It's a Wonderful After Life, which is ending its run with $1.5......

Vidhu Vinod Chopra defends Eklavya

Back in 1980, a young filmmaker stood outside the US Visa Consulate in Mumbai, annoyed by the guard -- both for needlessly talking to him in English, and for brushing him off. Vidhu Vinod Chopra......

'The Hulk' sees green at the US box office

Despite many critics smashing The Hulk, one of the most expensive releases of the season, Ang Lee's latest film got off to a decent start. It is estimated that the $150 million movie grossed about......

Nadal, Ferrer give Spain perfect start

Spain took a 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup semi-final against the United States on Friday after world number one Rafael Nadal survived a spirited attack from rookie Sam Querrey and David Ferrer beat......

Row over Kewell transfer

Australia forward Harry Kewell joined Liverpool from Leeds United on Wednesday but the move was soured by a furious row between his former club and the player's agent over the five million pounds......

PHOTOS: Brazil sink feisty Chile, Germany ease past Georgia

Brazil edged past Chile and France got the better of Denmark in their friendly matches, while Germany, Scotland and Portugal registered victories in their Euro 2016 qualifying matches. Brazil sink......

Football friendlies: Spain beaten by late Kroos missile for Germany

Germany's Toni Kroos, centre, celebrates his goal against Spain. Photograph: Miguel Vidalers/Reuters Toni Kroos struck with a fierce long-range shot a minute from time to give Germany a 1-0......

Valencia's equaliser keeps Chennayin on top

John Stiven Mendoza Valencia scored a second half equaliser to help Chennayin FC eke out a 1-1 draw against FC Pune City in a Indian Super League match and maintain their supremacy atop the points......
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China Film Group Takes Role in Hollywood

By Ben Fritz And Laurie Burkitt China Film Group Co. is starting to look more like a Hollywood studio. The Beijing-based company is pursuing a... ...

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Music is what music does

I remember wrapping up last week's column by quoting one of my favourite artistes of all time, U2 frontman Bono. He said, Music can change the... ...

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Renault 'XBA' Unveiling on May 20th; Toyota Camry Facelift Launch on 30th April

Jaipur : Week's biggest news is from the house Renault. The automaker will unveil its new small car, codenamed XBA in India on May 20, 2015. XBA... ...

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Bale is again victim of abuse at Madrid

BALE IS AGAIN VICTIM OF ABUSE AT MADRID MADRID Gareth Bale has once again been the victim of criticism outside the gates of Real Madrid's... ...

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