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'Freedom is a celebration, independence is a challenge'

On Thursday, President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of India's 68th Independence Day.  Here are the highlights of his speech:  1. The nation has to be placed before......

Celebrations galore as Modi sits on PM chair

Celebrations erupted in the national capital and other parts of the country as Narendra Modi was sworn in as prime minister on Monday evening with BJP workers and supporters distributing sweets and......

PHOTOS: BJP readies for victory lap in New Delhi, Cong sulks

It’s celebration time for the Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi, as the National Democratic Alliance crosses the half way mark. The atmosphere was gloomy in the Congress headquarters, which......

Republic Day QUIZ: Whose tableau is it anyway?

India will be celebrating its 65th Republic Day on Sunday. Like every year, the Republic Day parade will highlight the nation’s achievements in various fields and its military prowess, put up......

Prez Pranab to be chief guest at Mauritius national day

President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest at the national day celebrations of Mauritius on March 12 as part of his second state visit abroad. India and Mauritius will also sign several......

New govt should focus on its promises: Industry

Corporate India tempered its victory celebrations for the supposedly business-friendly Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance's landslide electoral victory by highlighting the need for......

'Make in India', President tells Norwegian companies

Join the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the new Indian government was the message from President Pranab Mukherjee to Norwegian companies as he invited investors and entrepreneurs to......

Twitter wants to don a more sporty avatar in India

When boxer Mary Kom won a gold medal and L Sarita Devi refused a bronze at the recently concluded Asian Games in South Korea, about 100,000 congratulatory and supportive messages were posted on......

Tatkal booking linked to dynamic pricing system, fares to go up

In a move that could be described as “festival dampener”, the rates of the tatkal tickets will go up with the Railways deciding to sell 50 per cent of the quota tickets using dynamic......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

Bollywood stars celebrate Dusshera

Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: As the festive season grips the entire nation, several Bollywood stars took to Twitter to wish their fans and joined......

Sridevi, Rahman pay tribute to Balu Mahendra

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Several celebrities turned to Twitter to pay tribute to National Award winning director Balu Mahendra, who passed away on February......

Alok Nath: I have played father to people older than me

Alok Nath suddenly became a social media phenomenon last fortnight, restoring his national celebrity of the 1980s when he dominated the small screen in Ramesh Sippy's Buniyaad. 'I came to Bombay......

Konkona Sen Sharma turns 34!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. National Award-winning actress Konkona Sen Sharma celebrated her 34th birthday today, December 3, and her colleagues turned......

PIX: Kangna, Imran felicitate National Awards women winners

A host of celebrities, including Kangna Ranaut and Imran Khan, felicitated National Award women winners on May 9, at a suburban five star hotel in Mumbai. The event was organised by WIFT......

Asian Games: How Shweta made nation, family proud sans regular weapon

Celebrations abound for Shweta Chaudhry's friends and family after she bagged the bronze medal in women's 10-metre air pistol at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Saturday. Shweta's win......

PHOTOS: German players 'gaucho' dance, 'disrespectful'or 'spontaneous'

The head of Germany's national soccer association said on Wednesday that German players celebrating their World Cup triumph did not intend to be disrespectful when they performed a dance that poked......

'The whole of Costa Rica is going to the streets'

From the beaches to the capital, Costa Ricans poured into the streets to celebrate the national team's historic World Cup victory over Greece that put the team in the quarter finals for the......

PHOTOS: Costa Ricans celebrate, mock 'poor Uruguay'

Costa Ricans celebrated their World Cup victory over Uruguay as the greatest in their nation's soccer history and warned other teams at the tournament to take them seriously from now on.......

Afghans celebrate football win over India with dancing, gunfire

President Hamid Karzai embraced Afghanistan's victorious football team on Thursday, hours after they united the nation in a rare moment of shared joy, but officials also told jubilant Afghans to......
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Farhaan
Q. According to you is getting awards in small functions like Filmfare, Screen, Lux IFFA is more prestigious or is getting National Award is more honorable as I feel all awards are bought behind back doors to get rich and famous???
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/according-to-you-is-getting-awards-in-small-functions-like-f/27365840/answers/

CHANDRASEKAR RAMAN
Q. Why Industrial safety day is celebrated in India only on march 4th of every year? is there any particular reason to celebrate on that day? Is it nationally or internationally observed
CHANDRASEKAR RAMAN:  A. No......every celebrity wants to get National Award in his/her life...........as this is difficult to manage more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-industrial-safety-day-is-celebrated-in-india-only-on-mar/27172859/answers/27365863

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM IN ONE COLLEGE AT MEEUT(UP) THERE ARE MANY STUDENTS FROM KASHMIR AND AFTER PAKISTAN WON THEY STARTED CELEBRATION AND SHOTING PAKISTAN ZINDABAD SLOGANS WHICH WERE OPPOSED BY INDIAN STUDENTS AFTER WHICH AUTHORITIES SUSPENDED KASHMIRI STUDENTS, IS IT NOT HEIGHT OF ANTI NATIONALISM BY THESE STUDENTS TO LIVE IN INDIA AND HAVE SYMPATHY FOR PAKISTAN?IS IT COMMON TO MANY OTHER MUSLIMS LIVING IN OTHER PARTS OF COUNTRY?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. I think it is celebrated in India .It is the birth day of our former president V V Giri.As he was a leader of the laborers ,we have been observing industrial safety day on his birth day. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-in-one-college-at-meeutup-there-are-many-studen/27172676/answers/27172913

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AIIMS in clutches of unchecked corruption

news Nation State World South Asia Sci Tech Pics Exclusive Blogs Archives entertainment Red Hot Reviews Movies Glam Talk... ...

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Leader Leung Chun-ying indicates possible concessions as government, protesters talks begin

Reuters For a few weeks now, Hong Kong has been seeing demonstrations by pro-democracy protesters who are demanding the right to freely choose... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-latest-updates-hong-kong-pro-democracy-protests-academics-face-death-threats-umbrella-revolution-tag-escapes-china-s-censors-so-far-2022605
Michael Nobbs

File photo of Michael Nobbs. NDTV "Terry Walsh is leaving Indian hockey in the lurch," said former national chief coach Michael Nobbs.... ...

http://sports.ndtv.com/hockey/news/231804-terry-walsh-has-left-hockey-india-in-the-lurch-michael-nobbs
Students from TRIO World School are Going Green This Diwali

Furthermore, students from 27 nationalities celebrated the festival of lights in all its traditional fervour with jubilation and enthusiasm at the... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3620930
Apple iCloud Hacked by Chinese Government to Collect Information on Hong Kong St

Reports out of China claim that hackers, backed by the government, may have stolen log-in credentials to access private data of thousands of Apple... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/apple-icloud-hacked-by-chinese-government-collect-information-hong-kong-student-protests-611952

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