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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his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......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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The creator of Burka Avenger on overturning stereotypes and girl power

Teacher by day, Burka Avenger by night Early in 2010, musician Haroon came across a disturbing series of reports of schools for girls being... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/the-creator-of-burka-avenger-on-overturning-stereotypes-and-girl-power/
AA Hussain & Company happy with closing sale

Representational image Hyderabad: At the now shut A.A. Husain & Co. book shop, Asif Husain is still hoping to liquidate his stock with the help... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150423/nation-current-affairs/article/aa-hussain-company-happy-closing-sale
Court

Director: Chaitanya Tamhane Cast: Vira Sathidar, Vivek Gomber, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Pradeep Joshi, Usha Bane, Shirish Pawar The Law is... ...

http://www.filmfare.com/reviews/movie-review-court-8935.html
5 writers and their first jobs

Just imagine if Kurt Vonnegut had stayed the manager of a Saab dealership, we would have never experienced Slaughterhouse Five. Did you scream in... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/5-writers-and-their-first-jobs/1/430498.html
Light the candles for Charlie Chaplin

As befitting the fate of all tramps, Charlie Chaplin is lost today, between reams of psychological readings of his films and Hollywood cinema that... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/FNUDRFZa2txT1u8EuzKsNL/Light-the-candles-for-Charlie-Chaplin.html

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