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Oscar Fernandes receives Nelson Mandela award

Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes received the prestigious Nelson Mandela Award from the International Foundation of Minority Empowerment at the United Nation Church on Saturday.Fernandes was......

How Modi's demonisation fueled his rise

'What was predictable, but entirely missed by Modi's strident critics, is that the excessive and intemperate demonisation of Modi allowed him to assume his own metaphor -- the underdog, the martyr,......

Mamata among Time's 100 most influential people

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the world. Banerjee joins a club of "people who inspire us, entertain us,......

'Let's appreciate what remains of our wilderness'

Sandesh Kadur dropped out of a University of Texas hotel management course over five years ago to join the environment protection movement and began to focus on wildlife photography. Today, he is......

'Obama can wear a baseball cap in Golden Temple'

Sikh Americans, who were ecstatic that United States President Barack Obama will make a stopover in Amritsar and visit the Golden Temple, are still hopeful about him doing so despite rumours that......

Oscar Fernandes' plans for the transport sector

Oscar Fernandes, the new minister for road transport and highways, spoke to Kavita Chowdhury on his new role and plans for the ministry As the new minister, what are your priorities for the road......

Bihar's 'business baazigar' rocks at Obama's summit

If India's queen of herbal beauty products Shahnaz Husain was the most conspicuous at the Presidential Entrepreneurial Summit hosted by President Barack Obama, Irfan Alam, popularly known as the......

Tata laying foundation to house slum dwellers

Indian companies want to repeat the success of the low-cost Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, by designing homes affordable to the nation's hundreds of millions of slum dwellers.Tata Housing......

New challenges for India's most powerful

On April 16 voters in the world's largest democracy started going to the polls, and in the coming weeks, more than 700 million Indian voters will be able to have their say on who should form their......

India's 'pre-poll sop spree'

It's election time folks - the dates are about to be announced for India's general election to be held next month and in May. How do we know? Because government ministers have been rushing round......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

The beautiful story of Lady Ganga

With her final act, paddleboarding from Rishikesh to Varanasi during the last months of her battle with cancer, Michele Baldwin fought for the promise of life. Filmmaker Frederic Lumiere tells......

Postcards from the Sundance film festival

The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra's Masterchef and Oscar and Emmy winner Megan Mylan's After My Garden Grows were among five films that won grants from the Sundance Institute and the Bill &......

'There is a lot in common between Gandhi and Mandela'

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is getting an emotional response in theatres. Rediff.com Arthur J Pais reports from New York City. If you are eager to find out more about Nelson Mandela's incredible......

The New Yorkers who may be headed to the Oscars

These Birds Walk is on the long list of documentaries to qualify for the Academy Awards. Filmmakers Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq tell Aseem Chhabra their fascinating story. Three years ago New......

Laureus cancels World Sports Awards in Rio de Janeiro

Laureus have cancelled plans to host their World Sports Awards in Rio de Janeiro this year, the foundation said on Wednesday."Laureus and the state of Rio de Janeiro have agreed that the 2014......

Federer wins Laureus sporting Oscar

Roger Federer reasserted his status on top of the sporting world on Monday by again winning the Sportsman of the Year title at the Laureus World Sports awards on a big night for tennis.Croatian......

Federer, Holmes win top Laureus awards

World number one tennis player Roger Federer and Britain's double Olympic athletics gold medallist Kelly Holmes won the two top individual honours at Monday's annual Laureus World Sports Awards......

Hewitt to marry soap opera actress

Australian Open runner-up Lleyton Hewitt is to marry actress Bec Cartwright after a whirlwind romance, the couple said in a joint statement on Monday.Hewitt proposed after losing Sunday's final in......

  People speak for oscar foundation

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Q. How do you like to explain human nature?
:  A. It is a very vast subject and it takes volumes to explain Human nature.According to me It is Human Nature to do anything for survival.It is the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-do-you-like-to-explain-human-nature//answers/17287561

Sridhar
Q. Best Movie Of Ginnifer Goodwin ?
Sridhar:  A. Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, Ginnifer Goodwin has quickly found a home in Hollywood. With effusive talent, she shined in the Oscar-nominated...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-movie-of-ginnifer-goodwin-/17287544/answers/11091430

Lost Singh
Q. Do you think that a person who does not change his/her opinion for a long period of time is not learning anything new?
Lost Singh:  A. Learning won't necessarily change opinions. So my answer would be No, he / she might be learning but our parameter of judging them is wrong. Or...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-that-a-person-who-does-not-change-hisher-opinio/11090101/answers/2132473

Jane Joseph K
Q. Why do Indian Film makers and actors run behind Oscar and awards like that? Why don't Indian Government and Film industry make a "very honourable" award so that people from all over the world would look to this particular award? Joy
Jane Joseph K:  A. I agree with your ideas about the foundation of a great award such that the countries of world like to be participated and get awarded . more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-indian-film-makers-and-actors-run-behind-oscar-and-aw/2099964/answers/956291

Joy Kaidharath
Q. Why the people are mad after ther the stars when it is very clear that even the top stars like Amitabh Bachhan has done nothing for the society. He is mere a worker who gets his money for the work he renders.
Joy Kaidharath:  A. His International honours and recognitionsIn July of 1999, Amitabh Bachchan was named the "Greatest Star of the Millennium" by BBC online poll...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-people-are-mad-after-ther-the-stars-when-it-is-very-/956220/answers/946726

  Web results for Oscar Foundation
Corporate Leaders from Tata Sons, Social Venture, GMR, ODA make it to the List

Thinkers50 India released the definitive list of most influential management thinkers residing in India for the year 2014. The list looks at... ...

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The Chic Index Features Chiu-Ti Jansen in 15 Self-Styled Looks

CHINA HAPPENINGS is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen appears in a featured profile of The Chic Index, a subscription-based blog... ...

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-​Healthy Dunia com gears up to hold India Health & Wellness Summit 2014

New Delhi: HealthyDunia com, the fastest growing health and wellness information portal, is gearing up to host the greatest minds of India's... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/12/15/%e2%80%8bhealthy-dunia-com-gears-up-to-hold-india-health-wellness-summit-2014/
Indian Football Community Comes Out To Support One Goal Workshop On Football And Nutrition

MUMBAI: Foreign and domestic football stakeholders took part in a workshop organised by ONE GOAL to educate community coaches and youth footballers... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/12/14/indian-football-community-comes-out-to-support-one-goal-workshop-on-football-and-nutrition/
Nigeria start favs against Colombia in Unity WC final

MARGAO: If you take the group stage result into account, the Expo 2014 Unity World Cup final -- powered by The Times of India -- at the Panchayat... ...

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