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'It just felt shocking that I won; I didn't expect to win'

Twelve-year-old Indian origin boy Sathwik Karnik, the winner of the prestigious annual National Geographic Bee, is still too excited to plan for his future, reports Chaya Babu. “I don’t......

'India, China destined by geography to be rivals'

Underlining that India and China are to an extent destined by geography to be 'rivals', West Bengal Governor and former National Security Advisor M K Narayanan on Thursday said Beijing's increasing......

Shashi Tharoor: We are all minorities in India

Indian nationalism is not based on language, or geography, or ethnicity, or religion, but is that of an idea of an ever-ever land -- emerging from an ancient civilisation, united by a shared......

Indo-Americans bag top 4 ranks at National Geographic Bee

Indian-American students have swept the prestigious National Geographic Bee, bagging the top four positions of this year's tough national competition, where United States President Barack Obama......

US: Indian kid wins Geographic Bee in style

Akshay Rajagopal, a 11-year-old sixth-grader from Lincoln, Nebraska, took top honours at the 2008 National Geographic Bee held in Washington, DC on May 21, collecting a $25,000 college scholarship......

Firms irked by RBI's order to store payments data in India

While most banks in India store all this data on Indian servers in their core banking systems, the current directive addresses new-age payment and fintech companies operating in the space......

FMCG giants carry the battle to Ramdev's Patanjali

Ramdev’s company remains a dominant player in the naturals space, but products of rivals are also gaining popularity. A biopic series on the life of yoga-guru-turned-entrepreneur Ramdev was......

Job situation in India is not all that scary

7 million jobs will be created in formal sector in FY18 Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Busting the theory that jobs are not being created in the formal sector, a new study has found that......

When big brother takes control in the name of 'public interest'

There is growing apprehension among businesses on the contours of what constitutes ‘public interest’ and the conditions under which it could be invoked by the government to take control......

What digital start-ups can do, and cannot do

Technology infrastructure solves many problems, but it cannot build roads or bridges and provide clean water. However, such activities are essential for human progress, and their creation provides......

The BEST Films of 2017

Check out which movies made Sreehari Nair's list. In 2017, as voices around me vouched for neatness, niceness, and decency, I longed for movies that attempted to de-demonise our preferred demons;......

The Tabu Interview: 'I feel alone'

'When I was younger, 15 years or 20 years seemed like a really long time. But, as you journey though life, you don't realise where the years disappear...' Birthday girl Tabu lets Rediff.com's......

'We had a tough time deciding between Bajirao Mastani and Baahubali'

Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik, who headed the jury for the 63rd National Awards, says this was one of the best years in the life of Indian cinema so far. "There were so many......

Why Cricket is not like Indian politics or movies

'"Who you know" does not help in scoring runs or taking wickets in front of hundreds of millions of fans, which alone determines your selection to play for your team,' points out Praveen......

Pakistan barred, India favourites to win Kabaddi World Cup

Pakistan has been barred from the Kabaddi World Cup in India amid rising tensions between the two countries. IMAGE: Captains of the competing nations pose at the kickstart of 2016 Kabaddi World......

The Muhammad Ali tribute you MUST read!

'Every Ali obituary I read made the point that he 'transcended his sport' -- a reference to the many battles he fought with America even as he fought in America.''What the obituaries leave out is......
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VP Naidu lays foundation stone of NIDM's south campus in Andhra

[India] May 22(ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the Southern Campus of National Institute of Disaster... ...

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Most Indians non-vegetarian; Punjab has fewest meat eaters

New Delhi : India’s Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has been advocating vegetarianism on grounds of religion and ideology, the latest being... ...

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Paytm Hails Flipkart-Walmart Deal, CAIT Says Not Good For India!

As the excitement of Flipkart and Walmart deal is cooling down, reactions have started coming in from industry veterans, trade bodies, and even tax... ...

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Charcoal Eats raises Rs.50 mn towards expansion

Tech-enabled quick service restaurant (QSR) brand Charcoal Eats announced a Rs.50 million Pre-Series A round of funding, taking the total funds... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/charcoal-eats-raises-rs-50-mn-towards-expansion-118051000435_1.html
Centre committed to assist distressed Indian Diaspora

Providing assistance to distressed Indians abroad has been one of the priority areas of the NDA Government since it came to power in 2014. External... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/centre-committed-to-assist-distressed-indian-diaspora-112091.html

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