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Charles Dicken's letter calling dad 'jackass' to fetch 3k

English writer Charles Dickens branded his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......

Thank you for all the stories, Mr Dickens!

Folks, pick up a Charles Dickens' classic today. What better way to wish the Great Man on his 200th Birthday! Today is the 200th birth anniversary of one of the greatest storytellers of all......

Can Rahul give the Congress a winning idea for Election 2014?

'Some in the Congress believe the party should, somewhat brazenly, claim the cause of fighting corruption as its own. But the Congress's idea of fighting corruption is nothing but tinkering with......

Tattered infrastructure: How Indian cities can become world class!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of......

Top 25 Bollywood Scenes That Made Us Cry

Cinema has the incredible power to dictate our emotions. Moreover, like the great Charles Dickens once said, 'We need never be ashamed of our tears.' And so when a viewer connects with a character......

Slumdog Millionaire sold out!

All eyes it seems are on the triumphant American release of Quantum of Solace which has hijacked $70 million in just three days, far exceeding the Hollywood expectations. But discerning eyes will......

'On form pick Yuvi ahead of Sourav'

In the first of a series of weekly chats on cricket, Prem Panicker appeared on the rediff Chat at 1300 EDT/1000 PDT. Following is a transcript of the chat.Also see Prem's blog:......

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Q. how to make others happy??
:  A.  * Perhaps above all, be healthy. Nothing is more valuable than your health and little is more likely to make you unhappy than ill-health. For...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-make-others-happy//answers/1141925

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Q. With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.\"--- What\'s your take on Charles Dickens quote ?
Ums:  A. Mrs Todgers meant by this that she must embrace them once more, which she accordingly did with great ardour. But the truth was that the house being...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/with-affection-beaming-out-of-one-eye-and-calculation-shinin/1141836/answers/15498673

anantharaman
Q. please name some of the classic english novels
Anantharaman :  A. 1 Middlemarch ; George Eliot .2 Great expectations ; Dickens.3. Pride and Prejudice , Sense and Sensibility ; Austen .4. Lady Chatterley's Lover ;...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-name-some-of-the-classic-english-novels/15498271/answers/14546899

ASHUMEET KAUR
Q. Q. Who was the pompous and officious beadle in Charles Dickens \' novel Oliver Twist?
ASHUMEET KAUR:  A. Mr Bumbo more

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joyoti sen
Q. In which year was the book "Pickwick Paper" published
Joyoti Sen:  A. For the 1952 film, see The Pickwick Papers (film).The Pickwick Papers Original Pickwick cover issued in 1837 with Dickens' autograph most of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-year-was-the-book-quotpickwick-paperquot-published/14529209/answers/12077742

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Lord Brittan questioned over rape claim

Jamie Merrill London, 6 July The former Cabinet minister Leon Brittan has been questioned by police under caution in connection with an... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/63859-lord-brittan-questioned-over-rape-claim.html
Britain probes VIP paedophile dossier

London: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday night ordered a fresh investigation to discover what happened to a missing dossier detailing... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140706/world-europe/article/britain-probes-vip-paedophile-dossier
The recency illusion

Sometimes it feels like we must be the snarkiest, slangiest, least-formal generation in human history. What other age could have coined the word... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/the-recency-illusion/article6167339.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
American Nightmare

By: Indrajit Hazra Book: Mr Mercedes Author: Stephen King Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Rs: 699 You don't immediately recognise the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/entertainment-others/american-nightmare/
A personal history, written in World Cups

Wiiliam Shakespeare 's Jacques divided life into the seven ages of man, and T.S. Eliot 's J. Alfred Prufrock measured his life in coffee spoons.... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/Nd80hJrOFvoBDLHLVOUyXO/A-personal-history-written-in-World-Cups.html

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