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Charles Dicken's letter calling dad 'jackass' to fetch 3k

English writer Charles Dickens branded his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......

Churchill 'pigheaded', Dickens 'arrogant'

Britain's prime minister during World War II, Winston Churchill, was "pigheaded", 19th century writer Charles Dickens was "arrogant" while noted philosopher Karl Marx was a "difficult" person who......

Exclusive: L K Advani on his passion for books

I started reading books when I was a teenager. At that time I was living in Hyderabad, Sindh, now in Pakistan.I was 14 years old when I joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. The first question......

Film-maker Tapan Sinha passes away

Dadasaheb Phalke award winner and noted film-maker Tapan Sinha died at a hospital in Kolkataon Thursday after a prolonged illness. Sinha, 84, was suffering from pneumonia and septicaemia, hospital......

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Q. which celebrated Victorian author had the middle names John Huffam ?
Raju:  A.  more

Q. Who is the author of Famous story Oliver Twist?
Raju:  A. Charles John Huffam Dickens more

Q. plz share some inspiring words of the author, u love most..
Hitler :  A. Love your job but don't love your Company because you may not knowwhen your company stops loving you. Dr. ABDUL KALAM What is the Secret of...... more

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Q. DEBATE : Which lasts longer...a SCHOLAR\'S INK or a MARTYR\'S BLOOD? Would you please substantiate with examples from history?
Neelanjana Chowdhury:  A. From time immemorial it's a scholar's ink that lasts longer than a martyr's blood. What people write or make an advocacy through their scholarly...... more

Q. On this Teachers day, just try to remember about your favourite teacher in school or college and Share it with we Rediff friends.What was the speciality in that person which made him/her so special and unique, memorable teacher in your Life.
Shintsie :  A. Mother Lucy who taught us English and Mother John Baptist who taught us European history. They were special because in those days sans the net and...... more

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