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Young India simply loves social networking

Tech-savvy Indian youths in major cities are spending at least two hours a day to connect themselves with others through social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and Orkut, a new survey......

Why India should not get too close to China

There is no need for India to club its future with that of the Middle Kingdom, notes Claude Arpi. Indians are good people, but this can sometimes become a problem, especially in the fields of......

White House gate-crasher couple's link with India

Last week's state dinner at the White House for the Indian prime minister had two unexpected guests: Washington, DC socialites and reality television hopefuls Michaele and Tareq Salahi, wine and......

India, 2020: A cautionary tale

'If Modi arrived like a juggernaut, he left like a jigsaw puzzle whose pieces were being dismantled bit by bit. It was as if India had seceded quietly from him.' Shiv Viswanathan's social science......

I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee's book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years takes the readers through the economic and social unrest of the period leading up to the emergency, rise and......

Journey down India's growth story

It has become a journalistic cliche to club India and China together, based on the last four years' GDP growth in India. While many are expecting a fall in growth rate in the current year, Dr......

India joins $1 trillion club officially

Strong indications of a slowdown in 2007-8 emerged from the government's advance estimates that put gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 8.7 per cent, raising concern over whether the Indian......

'Bare-all' revolution: A global initiative

Seven Indian companies join a global initiative to report on their environmental and social performance. Their aim: Gaining wider legitimacy."We are disclosing details about our supply chain in an......

Indian millionaires' club expanding fast

Indian millionaires are growing in numbers and the population of individuals with liquid wealth of $1 million is expected to touch 1.1 million by 2009, says a survey by plastic card major American......

Corporate caste system crumbling

Social hierarchies in emerging India's corporate world are changing like never before. While executives in established blue chips are still considered the "Brahmins", it is becoming increasingly......

PIX: Aamir Khan joins the TIME club

Aamir Khan has become the latest Indian celebrity to feature on the cover of American weekly magazine TIME. The photograph is followed by the caption 'Khan Quests' and a blurb that asks if Khan is......

Vikram: I was looking pathetic during the shooting of I

'The weight-loss for I wasn't tough. But to do this for two-and-a-half years left me looking very strange. People started asking questions about my health. Going anywhere became difficult. Meeting......

Nagpur to PK, Rajkumar Hirani's amazing journey

As Rajkumar Hirani's PK gets ready for release, we re-publish our special on the director, published in December 2009.   Barring a Shah Rukh Khan, an Akshay Kumar or a Preity Zinta, it is......

Birthday Special: Kamal Haasan's 60 years of excellence

Kamal Haasan, one of the finest actors of his time with a repertoire of films that remain unrivalled, turns 60 today, November 7.  Padma Bhushan Kamal Haasan embarked on his cinematic journey......

Review: Asha Black is boring and insipid

Asha Black is so heavy with messages that the story or narration takes a backseat, writes Paresh C Palicha. Nobody knows why Malayalam directors come up with the bleakest scenarios surrounding......

Tennis stars serving up 'model' code

Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi on Sunday announced his engagement with Bollywood actress Lara Dutta on social networking site Twitter. "So Lara Dutta and me got engaged in NY (New York) last......

Chelsea touch for Indian football

English Premier League's top club ChelseaFC has been invited to join the Mayor of London Lord Sebastian Coe and his delegation of other ambassadors on his visit to India that startson November 18.......

Malaysian club fails to sign Bhutia

Top Malaysian football club FC Perak's efforts to sign Indian star Bhaichung Bhutia have come a cropper and they have now opted for an upcoming Indonesian from the tsunami-wrecked Aceh.The......

Hughes mourned, Australia to launch immediate safety review

A father and son look at cricket helmets (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Australia's cricket board will launch an ‘immediate’ review......

Indian Super League just a week old and kicking!

ISL players during the unveiling of the trophy in Mumbai. The jury is still out on whether the Indian Super League (ISL) can wake the world's second most populous nation from its football slumber......

  People speak for indian social club

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Q. I think ANNA has still not been really TESTED as a leader. The support he so far gained has more to do with the pent up frustration of indian public rather than his personal leadership or strategy ! To advance further, his contribution is critical ! Any say?
:  A. To take on the role of leadership, regardless of ideology, u need 2 have a complete social, political and economic agenda and give out details as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-think-anna-has-still-not-been-really-tested-as-a-leader.-t//answers/20466434

Shunmugham
Q. Death in Indian society turns out to be a very costly affair for the decendants of the dead person.The pundits spare no opportunity to suck the last rupee out of their pocket in the name of different customs and donations, to bless the dead.And after that the meal to all the relatives & friends.People realize they are being fleeced but cannot protest and suffer badly.Can we not change the customs so that the kin of the dead are not subjected to a serious bankruptcy and mental tension?No offence meant to anyone's religious feelings!
Shunmugham:  A. You run the risk of being branded as a Communist should you ask for such changes. The general suffering people will bear the actual hardship than...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/death-in-indian-society-turns-out-to-be-a-very-costly-affair/20466379/answers/17556637

HEMANT MEHTA
Q. why RUSHIS were having MUNIKANYAAS in their Asrams?
HEMANT MEHTA:  A. So was the social order clubbed with biological,security and progenic quality.Status of Rishi was none less than king,but in spititual domain.Our...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-rushis-were-having-munikanyaas-in-their-asrams/17555804/answers/17106441

Harinath
Q. 2010/03 : LIFE\A very unenviable task is to be the carrier of a news that could be tragic or sad or bad, like conveying someone is no more or an exam / test / interview result OR a bad incident that might upset the receiver deeply.\Have you ever been in such circumstances, how did you deal with it and how good are you in handling such situations ?
Harinath:  A. I am VERY fortunate not to do this yet and I hope I NEVER do....but I have seen what it does to peep's. In my college days, u know what it is lik...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/201003--lifea-very-unenviable-task-is-to-be-the-carrier-of-a/17105952/answers/16752306

  Web results for Indian Social Club
Asian Cup finds no takers in India; Tournament fails to whet interest in country

The national team's performances have nose dived and broadcasters showed no interest in buying television rights for this year's Asian Cup, instead... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-asian-cup-finds-no-takers-in-india-tournament-fails-to-whet-interest-in-country-2055768
When barefooted Bengali boys took on the Raj's most elite players

Mohun Bagan is not a football team. It is an oppressed country, rolling in the dust, which has just started to rise its head -Achintya Kumar... ...

http://yourstory.com/2015/01/barefooted-bengali-boys/
India's recovery will be gradual

Is a time-frame of less than 2 years enough for a country to move out of the club of the fragile five (Turkey, Brazil, India, South Africa and... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/column-indias-recovery-will-be-gradual/34950/
The club of devotees is on board

When Leela Samson, erstwhile chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, resigned last week, 12 members of the board, including myself,... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=93253
Time to reset India-US relations

US President Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi. India and the US on Sunday pushed forward long-stalled the civil nuclear agreement deal. Photo: PTI... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Hq4UcPX4kFQ9NW9n7NJmGL/Time-to-reset-IndiaUS-relations.html

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