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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......

Modi mantra: Lean cabinet, not so lean PMO

Following the publication of this report by Business Standard, the Prime Minister’s Office has clarified that the total sanctioned strength of the PMO has been around 525 in the period......

In Kerala, the bar is closed

While the state’s decision to take the road to Prohibition has been given a communal twist, there are several political imperatives of the move If Biju Ramesh is worried, he does......

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......

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......

Will Shah Rukh Khan hit jackpot with Chennai Express?

With more than 700 prints of the film set for overseas theatres, Rohit Shetty's Chennai Express is poised for a grand release this Friday, August 9. But will it become the blockbuster SRK......

PIX: Mallika, Sonam in Cannes

After pulling a coup with her notorious black dress earlier at the Cannes Film Festival, it came as a bit of a surprise when Mallika Sherawat stepped out in this rather demure coral gown......

Facebook was his idea!

Divya Narendra was a junior at Harvard University when he and his roommates -- twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss approached another student Marc Zuckerberg to program a social networking site,......

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......

Indian Super League gets off to strong start after week one

ISL players during the unvieling 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......

Sports Shorts: Sania-Black storm into semis in Tokyo

Image: Sania Mirza (left) with Cara Black. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images Defending champions Sania Mirza and Cara Black knocked out Martina Hingis and Belinda Bencic in straight sets to......

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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
OIL MARKETING COMPANIES BRACE FOR COMPETITION

MUMBAI: The central government's decision to deregulate diesel prices might have come as a Diwali bonanza for fuel retailers and customers, but it... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/newstoday/diesel-price-deregulation-impact-oil-marketing-companies-brace-for-competition/
All the World's a Studio

Silence! The Court is in Session, a critically acclaimed play by Vijay Tendulkar was recently staged by The Studio, the dramatics club of SASTRA... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/All-the-Worlds-a-Studio/2014/10/20/article2482564.ece
The 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person

ance. Born in France to a Moroccan family, El Atrassi began doing stand-up as a teenager. He appeared in a one-man show in Paris at age 16 and two... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/the-10-semifinalists-for-world-s-funniest-person-114102000027_1.html
Panel's principle accepted, says C Rangarajan

As against the C Rangarajan panel's recommendation, made public early last year, to double the price of natural gas, the Union government has... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/panel-s-principle-accepted-says-c-rangarajan-114102000006_1.html
Bicycle Diaries

12:05 am Can bicycles create a revolution? Yes, so far as preservation of the environment is concerned. Yes, when it comes to cheap transport that... ...

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