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Jnanpith winner: 'Right-wing groups have brought shame to India'

Image: Professor Bhalchandra Nemade, winner of the 2014 Jnanpith Award. Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com   'I stand by what I said. It is understandable that Rushdie got angry and called......

Saudi King Abdullah dies; brother Salman takes over reins

Saudi Arabia's Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and his half-brother Salman took over reigns of the world's top oil exporting nation in a smooth transition of power, calling......

Tharoor accuses Modi of 'silence' on conversion, other issues

Attacked by detractors within the party of praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday accused Modi of maintaining "silence" on his ministers’ comments on......

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......

Heavenward bound: ISKCON to construct 700-ft high temple at Vrindavan

In Vrindavan, work is on to build the world's tallest religious structure, a new temple for Krishna by ISKCON-Bangalore. The planned 700-feet tall structure intends to take visitors on a spiritual......

Bezos, Nadella say much the same, but so differently

Bezos wears it on his sleeve, Nadella keeps it quiet Image: Bezos kept his audience regaled with his explosive laughter, witty one-liners and showmanship. Photograph: Richard Brian/Reuters There......

The way we work now

Things like the increase in worker diversity can only be all to the good, but what about the steadily rising proportion of “temporary” workers? Asks Ajit Balakrishnan.Look around your......

COLUMN: Employability and its avatars

The unstated assumption is that the job applicant is in some way responsible for his employability problem, says Ajit Balakrishnan.The word "employability" is much in the air these days. Trade......

Premium housing: Growth may be slow

The real estate industry will witness new launches in the premium residential segment in 2011, on the back of demand revival and good prospects in the economy, albeit at a slower pace. "We see......

Scams notwithstanding, India heads for 9% growth

India was tarred by a string of corruption episodes irregularities in the holding of Commonwealth Games and leakage of tapes pointing to lobbying to fix ministerial berths to cite a few -- but......

Review: The Theory of Everything is impeccably executed

A film as strongly scripted and impeccably executed as The Theory of Everything will be remembered for longer than Stephen Hawking's estimate of the end of time, says Paloma Sharma.There......

Prasoon Joshi: Not necessary to use vulgar word in item songs

The presence of National Award winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi at the Jaipur Literature Festival drew a packed house at the sessions he attended. He composed the lyrics for Hawan Karenge from the......

'Goa offers a superb setting to Dum Maaro Dum'

After waiting for Rohan Sippy for over 15 minutes beyond schedule outside Saravana Bhavan in New York, I call his handler. He can't locate Sippy; the cell phone is switched off. I gave myself 10......

The Ra.One Teaser: Broken down into details

Teaser one, out today, might be only 10 seconds. But as the first glimpse of this year's biggest budget film, and a make or break film for producing superstar Shah Rukh Khan, 10......

Christina Aguilera splits from husband

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Pop singer Christina Aguilera has split from her husband of nearly five years, Jordan Bratman. Aguilera, 29, was seen......

Tendulkar recommended for Rajya Sabha membership

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and yesteryear actress Rekha are among four eminent personalitiesrecommended for nomination as members of the Rajya Sabha. The 39-year-old Tendulkar, who has brought......

Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand, Tendulkar left out?

With the Board of Control for Cricket in India not recommending Sachin Tendulkar, there is intense speculation whether the batting maestro could miss out on the prestigious Bharat Ratna this year.......

Govt gets requests to give Bharat Ratna for Sachin

The government on Wednesday said it has received requests from various quarters to confer the Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar, adding that a proposal to confer the country's highest civilian award......

Home ministry considering sports for Bharat Ratna

The Union Home Ministry is looking into Sports Minister Ajay Maken's demand to include sports excellence as an area of recognition for the Bharat Ratna. According to sources in the ministry,......

'Can't bestow Bharat Ratna on Tendulkar yet'

The calls for bestowing Sachin Tendulkar with the Bharat Ratna may have got louder after India's World Cup triumph but giving the country's highest civillian honour to the batting icon would......
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Full list of Padma award winners for 2015

Padma Vibhushan1 LK Advani- Public Affairs- Gujarat 2 Amitabh Bachchan- Art- Maharashtra 3 Prakash Singh Badal- Public Affairs- Punjab 4 Dr D... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2015/mar/30/full-list-of-padma-award-winners-for-2015/80dd1ffcf32c690d0537a7e99773a3a2
HC seeks documents

The High Court on Thursday directed the State government to submit the documents it had submitted to the governor to nominate V S Ugrappa, K Abdul... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/468048/legislative-council-nomination-hc-seeks.html
'Hinduism should not lose its USP, and that is tolerance'

'If science is questioning, religion is also equally questioning. That is what Hinduism is' 'In Sanatana Dharma, there is only questioning' 'But... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/achievers-hinduism-should-not-lose-its-usp-and-that-is-tolerance/20150316.htm
Vajpayee to be conferred Bharat Ratna at his home

VAJPAYEE TO BE CONFERRED BHARAT RATNA AT HIS HOME NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will receive Bharat Ratna, the highest... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/news/india/The-2-minute-read-Vajpayee-to-be-conferred-Bharat-Ratna-at-his-home/articleshow/46693101.cms
Limited scope for judicial review on nominations to Legislative Council

Comment · print · T T T+· T- There is only limited scope for judicial review on the issue of nomination of members to the Legislative... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/limited-scope-for-judicial-review-on-nominations-to-legislative-council/article7033717.ece?ref=tpnews

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