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Bush names Jamshed Choksy to humanities council

A professor of liberal arts at Indiana University was nominated by President George W Bush to the prestigious National Council on the Humanities for a six-year period beginning January 27. Bush......

10 things you must know about China's First Lady

Chinese President Xi Jinping's India visit, starting September 17, may be drawing quite a lot of attention and scrutiny. But many a keen eye will also be trained upon what his better half, Peng......

'Manto's predictions of Pakistan are shockingly accurate'

'Manto is the only writer to grasp what the project of Pakistan would eventually mean,' says Aakar Patel, who has translated a collection of Saadat Hasan Manto's essays in a just-released book Why......

Amit Shah wins his next gamble

Amit Shah is the man of the moment. The architect of the BJP’s stunning transformation in the Hindi heartland during the Lok Sabha elections has emerged as the CEO of Modi’s political......

Two suggestions for Smriti Irani

Why not offer students a choice in the form of two, three and four year UG programmes? For the last couple of weeks, Indians have been treated to an entirely local subject by Delhi-based television......

India needs leaders at many levels: Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda, chairman of India's National Knowledge Commission, believes the United States' model of a liberal arts education is applicable in the revamping of higher education in India and that......

Anil Agarwal's big plans go wrong in India

On his part, Anil Agarwal has announced huge expansion plans for his aluminium business in Odisha; but unless the bauxite issue is resolved, it is not certain how he will be able to take them......

'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

These business leaders gave away billions in charity

At regular intervals, we have been reading about the growth stories of India’s billionaires. Be it Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal or Wipro chairman Azim Premji or Ratan Tata, they firmly......

Celebrating Zohra Sehgal

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal passed away into the ages on July 10, in Delhi. The actress, who celebrated her 102nd birthday in April, was last seen in films like Saawariya and Cheeni Kum (both......

The monk who became a filmmaker

In between meditating in the Himalayas and attending prayer sessions, Khyentse Norbu finds time to make films that satisfy his creativity. Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com finds what brings this recluse......

Gulaab Gang is a thought-provoking, masala movie

Hindi cinema seems readier than society to focus on women. It is not just rape one is talking about, though an act of rape and its consequent injustice unfolds in most narratives. Suddenly women......

Review: Tom Cruise saves mankind YET AGAIN in Oblivion

Oblivion, outside its spectacular, smooth surface, is only a middling effort that borrows liberally in tone and technique from just about every science-fiction movie there is, writes Sukanya......

Review: Tom Cruise saves mankind YET AGAIN in Oblivion

Oblivion, outside its spectacular, smooth surface, is only a middling effort that borrows liberally in tone and technique from just about every science-fiction movie there is, writes Sukanya......

Team India aim to break home jinx in World Cup

Having faltered twice at the doorstep of the title contest previously when they hosted the World Cup, India would be eager to break the jinx this time around and regain cricket's most coveted......

Ferguson shocked as Rooney says he wants to go

Wayne Rooney has told Manchester United he wants to quit the club, leaving manager Alex Ferguson "shocked and bemused" and paving the way for a bidding war to start for the England striker.......

  People speak for liberal arts

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Hate
Q. .A person tethered to religious fundamentalism posing himself as a liberal,Shamugham to Jameel is it not relevent ?
Hate:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/.a-person-tethered-to-religious-fundamentalism-posing-himsel/27548445/answers/

valiente nahu
Q. How did people become intelligent when they use to steal others name ?;-P
Valiente Nahu:  A. When we think that only our belief is the right one, such a impression is created more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-did-people-become-intelligent-when-they-use-to-steal-oth/27410024/answers/27548453

mahamootha
Q. how many of them study
Mahamootha:  A. its an art :)liberal art more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-of-them-study/27240993/answers/27410038

  Web results for Liberal Arts
Black music, white culture and a legendary U.S. highway

3:43pm IST BOSTON (Reuters) - Author Dennis McNally accompanied the Grateful Dead as a publicist and historian on the band's long strange... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/30/books-authors-mcnally-idINKBN0IJ0ZJ20141030?feedType=RSS&feedName=entertainmentNews
A Vibrant Market Endures Since 1933

BANGALORE: Is heritage just a structure or is it also a way of life? Is Russel Market just a crumbling building or is it a repository of what... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/A-Vibrant-Market-Endures-Since-1933/2014/10/30/article2498989.ece
Protesters demanding Nizami's death gather at Dhaka's Shahbagh Square

Dhaka, Oct.29 (ANI): Activists of the Gonojagoron Mancha (GJM) and other organisations have gathered at Dhaka's Shahbagh Square to demand capital... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/protesters-demanding-nizamis-death-gather-dhakas-shahbagh-square-063201396.html
Captain Black's big sound

Orrin Evans creative but restless spirit is much in evidence in his work in the past few years Whoever thought boredom could be so rewarding?... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/rClzbCSFvWlxesBx2v2q7O/JAZZMATAZZ-Captain-Blacks-big-sound.html
A question for intellectuals

Group of CPIM supporters in a rally (Photo: AFP/File) Increasingly of late, Prof. Romila Thapar is required to assume the nearly impossible... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141029/commentary-op-ed/article/question-intellectuals

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