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'Red Austin knew more about the Constitution than most Indians'

'His death leaves a void in the hearts of all those who care about India and its great experiment with rule by the people.' 'He was one of the last of the generation of American scholars on India......

Judge Sri Srinivasan, best of America and India

The first Indian-origin federal judge in the United States is India Abroad Person of the Year 2013 President Barack Obama calls him one of his “favourite people.” Justice Sandra Day......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

'Narendra Modi is both a very exciting and polarising figure'

'Modi's campaign has been strikingly devoid of anti-Muslim rhetoric. After the kutta pilla incident, it has been several months since he said something horrible about the Muslims of India. It is......

Shashi Tharoor suffers 'cardiac condition', admitted to AIIMS

Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, whose wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead on Friday night, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences after he suffered a "cardiac condition" in the......

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......

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,......

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......

Britney cleared of child abuse allegations

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Singer Britney Spears has been cleared of child abuse allegations.   A former bodyguard of the 28-year-old......

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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mahamootha
Q. how many of them study
Mahamootha:  A.  more

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Sunil Kumar
Q. i don't know what to do about my mum she makes me so upset!!
Sunil Kumar:  A. Liberal studies may also be considered "liberal arts." It consists of studying various subjects to acquire a broad base of knowledge in...... more

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thyagarajan mahadevan
Q. Orhan Pamuk....have you heard this name
Thyagarajan Mahadevan:  A. well, first of all HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! :', secondly, you tell us you're not upset by this but everything you wrote says otherwise. it is hurtful and...... more

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sneha
Q. kya mahabharat aur ramayan sachhi ghatna par aadharit hain? i am asking this ques. bcoz....jab bhi main history mein in dono stories padhti hun toh shuru mein granth likha hota hai!!
Sneha:  A. Ferit Orhan Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the year'06 Nobel Prize in Literature more

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stalin
Q. what sort of books is Arthur C Clarke famous for writing ?
Stalin:  A. Hinduism does not only give you stories to cherish on. There is so much evidence. Those places still exist like 'Ayodhaya', 'Kurukshetra', and...... more

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  Web results for Literature And Science
Captive ideologues

In October 1984, I got my first academic job at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Kolkata (then Calcutta). A week after I joined, a... ...

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Excelsior Correspondent Prof B.S Dhahiya, Ex-Vice Chancellor of Kurukshetra University delivering lecture at University of Jammu. JAMMU, July... ...

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Cancer and liver disease screening

Manipal Hospitals, Goa, in association with the 'Bicholim Primary Health Centre', IMA-Bicholim and GOKARMA Oncology Association is organizing a... ...

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India helps Portugal's University of Coimbra get world heritage status

COIMBRA (Portugal): One of world's oldest universities, with an uncanny similarity to Harry Potter's Hogwarts, has been declared a world heritage... ...

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The language conundrum

We inherited the English language and literature from the British. Stalwarts of Bengal renaissance and national leaders strove hard to incorporate... ...

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