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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......

Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita

Sarita Devi. Photograph: PTI Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia said her unconditional......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......

Asian Games: Qatar forfeit basketball game in 'hijab' row

Mubarak Ali Al Morekhe of Qatar carries the country flag during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon Asiad Stadium on September 19, 2014 (This image is used for......

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......

  People speak for national humanities medal

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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

great
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

venkatesaldevarajan
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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