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'Mass transfer of bureaucrats has been costly for India'

There are two major impact of a "transfer raj".First, criteria other than merit often determine the assignments of bureaucrats to specific positions.So the most important positions may not always......

Preet Bharara is India Abroad Person of the Year 2011

The India Abroad Person of the Year 2011 Awards in New York celebrates incredible Indian- American achievements. Preet Bharara made history when he became the first Indian-American US Attorney of......

Has India become less violent?

India is less violent, privately and publicly, than ever before, says Devesh Kapur Amidst the gloom in the state of affairs in India, there is one surprising piece of good news. Although the recent......

'One would always see the guru in D K Pattammal'

Lakshmi Viswanathan, well-known dancer and author of the book Kunjamma -- Ode to a Nightingale on M S Subbulakshmi, knew the legendary Carnatic singer D K Pattammal, who passed away on Thursday,......

Sonal Mansingh, Aamir among Padma awardees

Danseuse Sonal Mansingh and former Sikkim chief minister Kazi Lhendup Dorji are among the four who have been honoured with Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian award, this......

Market end lower on profit booking

Markets pared early gains to end lower on Tuesday as investors booked profit in rate sensitive shares after recent gains as RBI cautioned that inflation continues to remain above its comfort zone......

'Budget is pro-growth'

The much anticipated Budget announcements are over. The entire Opposition walked out from the Lok Sabha in protest terming the Budget as 'inflationary'.The FM changed the slabs cutting the rate to......

Investing? Tips to get better returns in 2010

While 2009 was an exceptional year for investors in equities and gold, 2010 could be much subdued. Returns from debt instruments, though, are likely to improve.After the jitters of 2008, there was......

Gold ETF outshines Sensex, posts 35% returns

With gold prices surging past Rs 16,000 mark, the gold exchange traded fundhas given a return of about 35 per cent in the last one year outperforming Sensex that increased by 10.5 per cent."Gold......

Gold ETFs glitter, but fail to draw investors

Investors globally have found solace in gold in the last one year when major world economies slipped into recession. Sample this: According to World Gold Council data, investment by exchange traded......

Unnai Pol... A rocking Tamil remake of A Wednesday

Kamal Haasan and UTV Motion Pictures's Unnai Pol Oruvan (Someone Like You), directed by Chakri Toleti is one of those quintessentially Kamal movies -- it touches on subjects any one else would......

Naan Avan Illai's music is dismal

Veteran director K Balachander's Naan Avan Illai, produced by Gemini Ganesan and released in 1974, was a critically acclaimed Tamil classic, though not a commercial hit. Gemini Ganesan, who was 54......

Kareena unimpressed with Aparna Sen?

Kareena Kapoor doesn't seem too impressed with National Award-winning directorAparna Sen (Mr & Mrs Iyer).Sen was keen on casting Kareena for her Hindi film, which will also star Ajay Devgan and......

Readers wishes to Ganguly

Name:Narendra AgrawalMessage:WISHING TO ON YOUR 31 ST BIRTHDAY.......... THANKS!!!! Narendra......

Readers wishes to John Wright

Name:Debashis Mitra (HPCL) Message:All Indians will remember you. Happy Birthday. Name:vishal Message:Mr. Wright, thanx 4 setting Indian Cricket right. Happy Birthday. Name:Hari Message:Many Happy......

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Q. Can you remember any filmi song in raag Abhogi?
:  A. bhgi is a scale that is used for compositions in a medium to fast tempo. This scale has been used by many composers and there are lots of...... more

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Q. Name 15 freedom fighters other than Gandhi and Nehru or their family.
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Shivaji, Maha Rana Pratap Singh, Rana Sangram Singh, Tantya Tope, Zhansi Rani Lakshmi Bai, Kittur Rani Chennamma, Sangolli Rayanna,...... more

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Q. who is the best carnatic singer in India?
Kasargod Shenoy:  A. Alathur Brothers Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar Aruna Sairam Balaji Shankar Bombay Jayashree Bombay Sisters Bhushani Kalyanaraman Bhavana Radhakrishnan...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-the-best-carnatic-singer-in-india/851341/answers/8916052

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Q. What are best summer drinks no alcholic?
Unni:  A. Lakshmi IyerPot Water, Mango Juice ( Aam Rus) ,Rasana (any Favour like orange Nibu Pani, Mango) more

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How Education Experts React

EDUCATION F ather E. Abraham, S.J., Director, XLRI We welcome the Finance Minister's proposal to easen and simplify norms to facilitate higher... ...

http://www.businessworld.in/news/economy/india/how-education-experts-react/1443922/page-1.html
FDs get attractive as long term capital gain tax on debt funds goes up to 20%

MUMBAI: Good days are clearly over for the debt investors. Individuals who used to park money in short-term debt schemes and to earn better posttax... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/wealth/savings-centre/analysis/budget-2014-fds-get-attractive-as-long-term-capital-gain-tax-on-debt-funds-goes-up-to-20/articleshow/38169758.cms
New BJP prez is also Modi's best student

Deepal Trivedi and Lakshmi Iyer Amit Shah is a staunch Modi loyalist for the past 32 years, albeit a bit media shy. However, insiders are... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/news/india/New-BJP-prez-is-also-Modis-best-student/articleshow/38101325.cms
Underdogs rule the roost

A record 104 movies were released till June 30 in Tamil and at least 10 of them were declared hits. Though the flicks of Vijay and Ajith set the... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/entertainment/south-masala/Vijay-Ajith-Bharathi-Seeni-Kishore-Sree-Raam-Pandi-Murugesh-Chandini-Rajinikanthi-Lakshmi-Menon/articleshow/38023845.cms
PFC raises Rs 2,350 cr via pvt placement of NCDs

Buyers of corporate bonds appear to be putting their money in shorter-term three-year securities, given the coupon rates are more attractive than... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/pfc-raises-rs-2350-cr-via-pvt-placement-of-ncds/1266596/

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