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After Salman, is it now Rahul's turn to go Dabangg?

In the beginning was Salman Khan and the word was Dabangg. Ever since Sallu bhaiyya outdid every other star's box-office record with his brother's film, by playing the buffoon and dumbing down to......

Why do we blame the victim of a rape?

That the justice system, of which the police are a part, does not work for rape or other victims is no accident, writes Sonali Ranade Rape is a cognisable offence in most places in the world.Which......

In PHOTOS: Bruised Japan staggers to its feet

More than 1,700 people were feared dead in the massive tsunami triggered by Japan's most powerful earthquake which wrought devastation in northeast coastal Japan forcing the government to declare......

Mayawati richest CM in India, Buddhadeb poorest!

There seems to be no place for the poor or middle class gentry in the top echelons of India's politics, which has become the exclusive fiefdom of crorepatis. Rediff.com takes a look at the richest......

Pak official praised India's reaction after 26/11

A Pakistan High Commission official in Delhi had praised India for acting 'responsibly and maturely' in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks, according to United States's official cables......

Hero to launch first independent product in 2013-14

Hero MotoCorp, which parted ways with Japanese auto major Honda Motor Corporation (HMC) early last year, would introduce its first independently developed product in the Indian market in the next......

Hero MotoCorp to launch its own bikes ahead of schedule

Within a year of having parted ways with Honda Motor Corporation, Hero MotoCorp plans to launch its own range of two-wheelers before 2014 without its former partner's help.Hero promoters, the......

Radia tapes: What must the House of Tatas do now?

A few weeks after the Niira Radia tapes became public former BPL honcho and member of Rajya Sabha, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, fired a salvo at Ratan Tata. The Tata Group chairman seemed very offended......

Scam blues for LIC housing staff after CEO arrest

Last Wednesday, Ramchandran R Nair, chief executive officer of LIC Housing Finance (LICHF), was taken away by sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) while his entire office watched......

Budget 2009: Jewellery traders rue increased duty on gold

Jewellery traders in Rajkot on lamented the loss of business due to the rise in the import duty on gold announced by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Budget. Jewellery traders......

Exciting Kannada releases this week!

Besides Drushya, two other Kannada films are hitting the screens this Friday, June 20, across Karnataka. One is titled Love Is Poison, directed by Nandan Prabhu, a bus conductor turned film-maker......

Review: An extraordinary Alia on a dream Highway!

Highway isn’t merely concerned with cataloguing the virginal, versatile landscapes of Northern India. Often it’s the only ray of cheer to offset the grimness concealed within two......

Review: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani disappoints

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is a good-looking film but lacks a good story, writes Raja Sen. When we can’t stand something a certain way, we’re instinctively prone to wishing it were......

Revisiting Raj Kapoor's directorial debut Aag

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Raj Kapoor's directorial debut Aag.The first film is always indescribably special. But as director Wes Anderson aptly......

Why Dev Anand's Taxi Driver is a MUST WATCH

In this new series starting today, we re-visit fabulous Hindi film classics. We start with Dev Anand's Taxi Driver (1954).Already a star with hits like Ziddi, Baazi and Jaal under his belt, Dev......

Buchanan sees World Cup rebirth for Ponting

John Buchanan, who coached Australia to the last two of their three successive World Cup wins, has backed Ricky Ponting to lead them back into the final again in 2011 despite their recent Ashes......

Commonwealth Games images: Day 10

Paramjeet Samota, Suranjoy Mayengbam and Manoj Kumar brought some cheer back in the Indian boxing camp, winning gold medals in their respective categories at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in......

Champions League: Inter bid to stop Messi after volcano fails

Barcelona are travelling by bus to Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at Inter Milan, showing not even grounded flights and a huge volcanic ash cloud can halt the brilliance of Lionel......

'Kimi should leave McLaren'

Formula One fans are a passionate breed. And when Sumit Rajwade and Raja Sen landed in the rediff Formula One chat on Monday afternoon a minute late, the questions were already piling up.Don't......

Eto'o sparkles on big stage at Barcelona

His sheer zest for the game, electrifying pace, burning desire to succeed and killer instinct in front of goal combine to make Samuel Eto'o one of the most explosive players in world football.The......

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vivek
Q. Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.Brooke Foss Westcott
Vivek:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/great-occasions-do-not-make-heroes-or-cowards-they-simply-un/22882457/answers/

vivek
Q. Whats the most impulsive thing you have ever done?
Vivek:  A. During college days I felt like hero and was conducting all types of agitations and strikes.....Once HOD requested me to availe free attendence and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-most-impulsive-thing-you-have-ever-done/22882457/answers/14573983

nikita
Q. Mitron Tapasya kya hai ? Tapas shabad ka bhavaarth hai, taap dena ya uttapat karma. Yah unnat prakriti ko tapat ya uttejit karne athava sakriya karne ki sadhna ya prakirya vishesh hai. Jaise suryoday se suryaasat tak Omkaar ka lagataar jaap karma. Theek....
Nikita:  A. Tapas (tpas) in Sanskrit means "heat". In Vedic religion and Hinduism, it is used figuratively, denoting spiritual suffering,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mitron-tapasya-kya-hai--tapas-shabad-ka-bhavaarth-hai-taap-d/14525180/answers/10879244

vedprakash sharma
Q. hero of 1857 revolt
Vedprakash Sharma:  A. MANGAL PANDE (1831-1857) No. 1446 Sepoy Mangal Pande of the 5th Company, 34th Native Infantary fired the bullet that marked the beginning of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hero-of-1857-revolt/10874637/answers/1784281

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Stocks that are likely to be hit by a weak monsoon

The monsoon has got off to its weakest start in five years. If rains stay subdued for the rest of the season, rural incomes will face the strain.... ...

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Sex and Spirituality

B K Karkra Sex has two very distinct angles to it — procreation and pleasure. Both are inseparably entwined in something like a mystical bond.... ...

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Humpty breaks the wall

If you can't create an original, revisit a classic or what the producer thinks to be a classic. Karan Johar's assistants have been doing it for... ...

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Film Review | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

A still from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes The ape movie makes man small. The end of Planet of the Apes (1968) wouldn't be as startling if man... ...

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Zico, the most-loved Brazilian footballer

BELO HORIZONTE: "Zico, Zico, Zico." The chants reverberated on the terraces giving anybody who was there goose-bumps. Even as a visiting outsider,... ...

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