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1600 faces on STUNNING Saturn collage

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has released the first-ever natural-colour portrait of Saturn, in which the planet, its seven moons and rings, and Earth, Venus and Mars, all are......

PIX: First official portrait of Kate Middleton unveiled

The first official portrait of Britain's Kate Middleton was unveiled at the National Portrait gallery in London on Friday, with the Duchess of Cambridge describing it as "just amazing". The......

London's Portrait Gallery showcases Mughal art

London's National Portrait Gallery has mounted an exhibition, running till June, titled The Indian Portrait offering 60 portraits painted between 1560 and 1860 --- of Mughal emperors, holy men,......

Gandhiji's portraits defaced in West Bengal

Many portraits and pictures of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, preserved and exhibited at the Gandhi Smarak Sangrhalaya (Gandhi Memorial Museum) in Barrackpore Cantonment area of West Bengal,......

PHOTOS: Namaste Obama! India readies to welcome US President

  Indian artist Harwinder Singh Gill displays his creation, an image of US President Barack Obama carved on a duck’s egg shell, with the national flags of India and United States, ahead......

No more Gandhi tags on schemes, Modi looks for new names

Official data show as of 2012, of the 49 schemes and institutes named after eminent personalities, 16 were after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, five after Indira Gandhi, and two after......

BJP's suggestions on how to SAVE India's economy

Economist Dr Subramanian Swamy, whose Janata Party merged with the Bharatiya Janata Party in August, has issued the following press statement on the Indian economy and demanded the implementation......

Lord Paul's portrait to feature at London exhibition

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul's portrait will be featured to represent India at a major public art project showcasing Britain's cultural diversity coinciding with the 2012 London Olympics.Under......

America's 20 most reputable companies

The reputation of corporate America after the battering it got during the economic crisis has noew slowly turned positive. Of the 20 notable changes in reputation among the 54 companies......

Diesel prices may be freed next fiscal: Rangarajan

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan on Thursday said, diesel prices may be freed from the government control by next fiscal. The proposed move would lead to......

Want the perfect movie holiday? Click here!

The best of India and the Middle East, now at the Dharamsala Film Festival. Mountains. Movies. And a possible glimpse of the Dalai Lama. Yes, one can have it all at the Dharamsala International......

Review: The Lunchbox is the best Indian film in years

Raja Sen feels The Lunchbox is this generation's Masoom.One of my favourite parts in The Lunchbox is when a character buys himself a painting. No, sorry, scratch that; it is when a character......

Review: Heroine never rises above the superficial

There's nothing innovative about Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine, writes Sukanya Verma.Formulas have a shelf life too. And styles fade. But if Madhur Bhandarkar thinks by tweaking his standard format......

'Goa offers a superb setting to Dum Maaro Dum'

After waiting for Rohan Sippy for over 15 minutes beyond schedule outside Saravana Bhavan in New York, I call his handler. He can't locate Sippy; the cell phone is switched off. I gave myself 10......

Bollywood's Hottest Bathroom Scenes

What's common between Imran Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Fardeen Khan and Jeetendra? Each one of them has featured in a hot bathroom scene at least once in their career. Imran recently......

Marsh brothers join list of Australia's Test siblings

Brothers Mitchell (left) and Shaun Marsh pose during a portrait session at The Gabba on Tuesday. The pair will become the first set of siblings to play in the same Test team since Mark Waugh and......

WC Qualifiers: North Korea shock Japan

North Korea beat Japan 1-0 in a tempestuous World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, the result largely academic with the visiting Blue Samurai already through to the final qualifying round for 2014. Pak......

Team India aim to break home jinx in World Cup

Having faltered twice at the doorstep of the title contest previously when they hosted the World Cup, India would be eager to break the jinx this time around and regain cricket's most coveted......

Ferguson shocked as Rooney says he wants to go

Wayne Rooney has told Manchester United he wants to quit the club, leaving manager Alex Ferguson "shocked and bemused" and paving the way for a bidding war to start for the England striker.......

  People speak for national portrait

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Q. Around 2200 years ago, India was under one ruler called Asoka, the beloved of the Gods. Then for 1700 years i.e. till the advent of Akbar, the great, India remained divided. The division in the society was perpetuated through cast, colour, creed and so on. Do you feel, it is because of the greed of money and power of the ruling classes (i.e. Brahmins and Kshatriyas) that kept us divided and caused breeding of intolerance and violence.
:  A. If the caste system & caste system alone was responsible for the division of India, then the spearheading of education ever since 1947...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/around-2200-years-ago-india-was-under-one-ruler-called-asoka//answers/15731899

Sankar  Mitra
Q. Have you ever used Google Earth? How useful it is ?
Sankar Mitra:  A. Yes Sir I have used Google Earth and it is indeed very useful.When you first load GE you have a wealth of information available at your fingertips....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-ever-used-google-earth-how-useful-it-is-/15723668/answers/15829385

anantharaman
Q. you know anything about mysorepalace
Anantharaman :  A. Place : Mysore, KarnatakaHighlight : Illuminated palace (Sundays, National holidays and on festivals from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)Best time to visit...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/you-know-anything-about-mysorepalace/15829352/answers/1081930

meenakshi
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?
Meenakshi :  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/1081881/answers/15619707

shintsie
Q. Is the raj is doing right for maharashtra ??????????
Shintsie :  A. I thank Mahesh Vijapurkar for his article titled The battle is not for Marathi asmita on rediff.com on 27.10.08. It could not have come at a better...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-the-raj-is-doing-right-for-maharashtra-/15504304/answers/11611585

  Web results for National Portrait
Gandhism lives here

Sister Mythili, the guiding light of the Madhavi Mandiram Loka Seva Trust at Ooruttukala, Neyyattinkara, leads from the front in instilling... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/gandhism-lives-here/article6834786.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rare Photograph Captures The Blue-Green Magic Hidden On The Other Side Of An Iceberg

The tip of an iceberg has been well documented, both in photography and overused idioms. We've been told time and time again that the visible part... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/alex-cornell-iceberg-phot_n_6550856.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Sher-Gil's self-portrait up for auction at Sotheby's

Hindustan Times 4 hours ago Provided by Hindustan Times Sher-Gil's self-portrait The Sotheby's auction of Modern and Contemporary South... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/national/sher-gil%E2%80%99s-self-portrait-up-for-auction-at-sotheby%E2%80%99s/ar-AA8HF7t?srcref=rss
Jordan agrees to swap prisoner for pilot, ISIS gives time till sunset

Beirut: In a new audio message released by the Islamic State, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto said that the extremists will kill the captured... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/international/showgroup/20324095.html
Govt making every effort to ensure release of Japanese captives

the government is making every effort to ensure early release of a Japanese captive.The Japanese government is analysing a purported new voice... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/others/showgroup/20323230.html

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