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his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......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

Here all in silence, let them sleep their sleep

Right in the midst of bustling Kolkata lies what might be the most prominent population of Britons in India.Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com walks through the South Park Street Cemetery. IMAGE:......

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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Memorable friends from classics

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship, said famous author and philosopher Francis Bacon. Literature has celebrated this... ...

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Understanding the intellect in Bhagat Singh

Title: Bhagat Singh's 'Jail Note Book': Its Context and Relevance; Editors: Malwinder Jit Singh Waraich and Harish Jain; Publisher: Unistar; Pages:... ...

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Voice from the Indies

The Yard; Aliyyah Eniath, Speaking Tiger, Rs. 350. The Yard, which took Aliyyah Eniath five years to complete, is born from literary obsessions... ...

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Ozy Chachi Ko Sorry Maangta, writes Sajid Khan

Hum bahut sensitive ho gaye hain. Actually, over-sensitive. Make that intolerably, extra over-sensitive. Anything that you say (and I mean... ...

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'Nordic noir' is in

Long before he was busy traipsing around the world being one half of the the ickily embarrassing phenomenon "HiddleSwift, and a few years before he... ...

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