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Nobel Prizes 2014: Winners at a glance

The Nobel Prizes were given away at a glittering ceremony. Here is a look at this year's winners.   Peace: Presented jointly to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for......

15 must-know facts about the Nobel Prize

Image: Nobel Peace Prize laureates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai hold a news conference in Oslo. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala......

'Countries that forget their history cannot have a future'

Mahesh Rangarajan, director of the historic Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com how the first prime minister will always remain relevant, and the efforts......

Flashback: The Indians who have won the Nobel

Rights activist Kailash Satyarthi is the eight Indian to win the Nobel Prize. Rediff.com takes a look at other Indians or Indian-origin people, who have been awarded the honour Venkatraman......

Kolkata horror: Students protesting sexual assault beaten up, arrested

‘It was clearly sexual assault to make the women flee’ ‘They switched off the lights so that the media could not film what was happening’ ‘The all-male police force......

What's in a name? Bajaj Auto's mega change

In just three months from now, 'Hamara Bajaj' could become 'Hamara Pulsar' or 'Hamara Discover'. And the man presiding over this mega transition will be none other than a Bajaj himself Bajaj Auto......

Here's how retail store trials rooms are changing

Once they were just a hole in the background shabby, small, and unimpressive. It was more as of some leftover space had been converted into trial rooms. But, as the Indian retail industry......

Why it makes sense to invest more in your PF

Avenues to make your savings work harder may not be easy to find. However, for salaried employees, there could be a bonanza very soon. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has......

Cambridge honours Ratan Tata for Nano

Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano. The degree was conferred by Prince Philip,......

Why telcos are crying foul over Trai proposals

The pricing of spectrum continues to haunt telecom companies. While the telecom ministry's decision to sell 2G spectrum in 2008 to nine new companies at 2001 prices snowballed into a major......

Guess which actor has returned to painting?

'I have become more comfortable with silences,' Amol Palekar tells Patcy N/Rediff.com Long before Amol Palekar became famous as an actor, he was an artist. He studied Fine Arts at Mumbai's......

Review: Dracula Untold is too dull

A film that could have been a genre breaking masterpiece, Dracula Untold in its present form would be a more honest work of art if it were titled Dracula Unfortunately, says Paloma......

Was Bombay Jayashri's Life of Pi song inspired?

There are remarkable similarities between Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song in Life of Pi and Irayimman Thampi's age-old composition. We make a case for the 200-year-old melody.Almost every......

Dev Anand, The Star who became the Sun

Dev Anand kept the flame of hope alive. Tarun Vijay salutes the Hero for All Times and a great Indian who united people across faith and boundaries.Please post Your Tributes to Devsaab here. In a......

'People are curious about you because you are a star kid'

Naseeruddin Shah's son Imaad has proven himself as an actor of caliber. Now, he will add another feather to his cap -- that of a music director. The young actor has scored the music of his......

Momentum is still with South Africa: Kallis

India's Gautam Gambhir and Sachin Tendulkar might have restored the balance in the match with their spirited batting but injured South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis feels the momentum is still......

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sitapati rao
Q. Why did there is no Noble Prize for Mathematics?
Sitapati Rao:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-did-there-is-no-noble-prize-for-mathematics/28003420/answers/

Apocalypso
Q. The famous Author Kushwant Singh No More at 99May his soul RIPHave you read his novels like "train to pakistan "kinds ??
Apocalypso:  A. Only the organisers can tell and my guess is that there is nothing new in it as everything was already set unlike physics or chemistry subjects,medicine or literature or peace more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-famous-author-kushwant-singh-no-more-at-99may-his-soul-r/27230916/answers/28003427

Flying Saucer
Q. who invented dynamite,ballistite and gelignite?
Flying Saucer:  A. great man of literature.May his soul rest in peace. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-invented-dynamiteballistite-and-gelignite/27105858/answers/27230943

ijaz
Q. WHY IS THAT BEST ANSWER IS AWARDED WHY NOT QUESTION SHOULD BE AWARDED?
Ijaz:  A. The Swedish chemist Alfred Bernhard Nobel one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-three-one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-six invented dynamite...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-that-best-answer-is-awarded-why-not-question-should-b/26963641/answers/27105862

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. why Mahabharat contains eighteen chapters?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. coretta scott king award.', HistoryThe CSK Award has grown since its inception in the late one thousand, nine hundred and sixtys. At its humble...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-mahabharat-contains-eighteen-chapters/26961163/answers/26963693

  Web results for Literature And Peace
Lifetime Achievement Award to Nilamani Phookan

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Dec 25 The Publication Board, Assam Lifetime Literary Achievement Award 2014 was presented to renowned poet Nilamani... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec2614/city050
Something's rotten in state of Pakistan

The problems underlying some conflicts are so simple that one tends to overlook them while laying out a resolution plan. It is the same with... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=89944
A brief history of award winners

New Delhi: On Wednesday, the Indian government announced that it will confer the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, on former... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/7mrZCPMpyVHCp94hhvDHQK/Bharat-Ratna-A-brief-history-of-award-winners.html
Let's change the discourse

In India, religion is a matter of personal choice and bigger causes like freedom and justice have always sidelined religious dissension. The same... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/Lets-change-the-discourse/articleshow/45625303.cms
Interaction prog between Jain preachers, medicos

Shambhu boro TEZPUR, Dec 23 An interaction programme between Jain preachers and medical students and staff of the Tezpur Medical College was held... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec2414/state051

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