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Amartya Sen receives Humanities Award from Obama

Amartya Sen, economist and a Nobel Prize winner in economics, has been felicitated with the National Medals of Arts and Humanities Award by United States President Barack Obama at a glittering......

Obama to felicitate Amartya Sen

United States President Barack Obama would felicitate India-born Nobel laureate Amartya Sen with the 2011 National Humanities Medal, along with others, the White House announced on Saturday. The......

A gold medal for the Tibetan cause?

As the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China gears up to its grand finale, another show, in another Congress, is being enacted, onCapitol Hill in Washington DC.The Dalai Lama is......

For cleaner air, Bush honours Indian American

United States President George W Bush has conferred the Science & Technology National medalon Indian American Hiren S Gandhi for his pioneering work in automative technology to improve......

In a two-way race, a voice emerges from Bastar's margins

Under threat from the Maoists, and jailed by the police, AAP's Soni Sori plunges into the election for all she holds dear. Aman Sethi reportsSoni Sori awakens in a half settled house on National......

Swan Telecom's Shahid Balwa sent to Tihar jail

Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, arrested for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum scam along with former telecom minister A Raja, was today sent to Tihar Jail after a Delhi court......

NREGS: 60% rise in funding possible

The government's biggest welfare programme could see an almost 60 per cent increase in funding. The forthcoming Budget is likely to make a provision of Rs 64,000 crore (Rs 640 billion) for the......

Need to produce world-class human resource: Prez

President Pratibha Patil asked educational institutions in India on Friday to rise to the challenge of producing world-class human resource to meet the requirements of a globalised world where......

World's most prosperous nations: India at 88

India has slipped 10 places to the 88th spot, way below China, in the World Prosperity Index due to poor healthcare and education systems coupled with a weak entrepreneurial infrastructure. China......

How Bt brinjal can kill Indian agriculture

Dr Shiv Chopra, the 75-year-old, Canada-based microbiologist and well known human rights activist, was in India recently in connection with the release of his latest book, Corrupt To The Core -......

Did Bipasha and John really break up?

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. The media was buzzing with the Bipasha Basu-John......

Venkatesh completes 25 years Telugu cinema

Get your low down on what's happening in the Telugu film industry, right here! 'Victory' Venkatesh enters the silver jubilee year in filmdom and continues to don the actor's cap though he has been......

Sochi: Russia most successful at Games marred by doping

The Winter Olympics will end on Sunday with Russia on top of the medals table in a surprise sporting success for the host nation, but news that a fifth Sochi athlete tested positive for a banned......

Skiiers Jansrud, Samkova mine gold in Sochi mountains

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud sped to Olympic gold in the men's Super-G alpine skiing on Sunday and Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic won the women's snowboarding cross on the testing course where a......

Protest in press room not podium, IOC tells athletes at Sochi Olympics

Athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi may be punished for making statements on the podium against Russia's anti-gay laws or human rights record but can do so at news conferences without fear of......

Japan PM may attend Sochi Games, China says no plans to meet Xi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may attend the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics, but China has ruled out any formal meeting with President Xi Jinping whose attendance at the Games......

Gay athletes part of U.S. delegation for Sochi Games

The United States has named former tennis star Billie Jean King, one of the first prominent athletes to publicly acknowledge her homosexuality, to be in the U.S. delegation to the Winter Olympics......

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Q. Why should we vote?
:  A. India is known all over the world for its rich culture, great Indian cricket team, intelligent students and Bollywood, as well for 'corruption'. No...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-we-vote//answers/17698573

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Q. Politicians have little understanding of the fragility of the fighting man\'s psyche. In their distant imagining, the jawan is a trained and disciplined machine, \'designed\' simply to obey and execute. But a man does not cease to be human just because you put him into a uniform; the intangibles that contribute to morale have to be understood by those who seek to guide warfare from the safety of distant command centres and state and national capitals ....Your views please...
Great:  A. Well said, but I doubt if our deaf and dumb govt. will ever take it seriously. What a shame and disgrace to every citizen of India that the elite...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/politicians-have-little-understanding-of-the-fragility-of-th/17698556/answers/16898825

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Q. Indian woman,as projected by Raja Ravi Verma in his paintings,is one of the most complete projections...where she celeberates womanhood and her own self,talent and persona included,brilliantly.Can you cite a similar example of complete depiction,through a creative medium?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Raja Ravi Varma was the first Indian to master perspective, the first to use human models to depict Hindu gods and goddesses, the first to make his...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indian-womanas-projected-by-raja-ravi-verma-in-his-paintings/16898817/answers/15619707

shintsie
Q. how many awards has Patherpanchali won?
Shintsie :  A. The historical and the legendary movie of India, Pather Panchali (1956) had recieved the following remarkable awards: * President's Gold &...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-awards-has-patherpanchali-won/15504304/answers/11907346

poshu gomzi
Q. Most popular indian movie
Poshu Gomzi:  A. Pather Panchali-one of the world Classics,No other film got these many international AwardsAwards for Pather Panchali * President's Gold &...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/most-popular-indian-movie/11907138/answers/8546669

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The gatekeepers of talent

From asking probing questions during interviews to negotiating tense situations between colleagues, these professionals specialize in managing... ...

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Jaitley's Long Budget Speech Was Short on Big, Bold Ideas

(Dr. Shashi Tharoor, a two-time MP from Thiruvananthapuram and the former Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Human Resource... ...

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Star Sports fuels team YUWA's aspiration to play the USA Cup

MUMBAI: STAR Sports successfully completed a fund-raiser campaign that turned the dream of the immensely talented girls from YUWA into reality, as... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/news-broadcasting/star-sports-fuels-team-yuwa-s-aspiration-to-play-the-usa-cup-140709
DOWN AND OUT... STANDING!

, national volleyball player, Arunima Sinha, lay between two railway tracks on the Lucknow-Delhi route. A few minutes earlier, she had been thrown... ...

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[Techie Tuesdays] This FOSS enthusiast brought the CloudStack Bangalore community on par with Japan

Almost all progress of human civilization has come from the written word. Be it the inscriptions on the walls of a lost city or documenting the... ...

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