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Judge Sri Srinivasan, best of America and India

The first Indian-origin federal judge in the United States is India Abroad Person of the Year 2013 President Barack Obama calls him one of his “favourite people.” Justice Sandra Day......

56 personalities receive Padma awards from President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities including actor Paresh Rawal, ace tennis player Leander Paes and author Ruskin Bond. Cricketer Yuvraj......

A diplomat ahead of his times

'His negotiations with Idi Amin and his men for compensation for the Indians, who left Uganda, were particularly tough. Apparently, Amin warned him that the body of the British negotiator, who came......

Vidya, Leander, Iyengar: Meet this year's Padma Award winners

Noted scientist R A Mashelkar and yoga guru B K S Iyengar were on Saturday chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour in India, while cine star Kamala Haasan, author......

Padma Shri recipient Phillips Talbot dies

Veteran diplomat and author Phillips Talbot, a Padma Shri recipient who experienced first-hand the power of Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent movement and was one of the few Americans present during......

Manmohan Singh honours economist Padma Desai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh joined former Russian Premier Yegor Gaidar and Nobel laureates on Thursday to compliment Padma Desai, described as 'An economist's economist' by Nobel laureate Paul......

India - The emerging giant, or has it emerged?

The latest book by Prof. Arvind Panagariya, India: The Emerging Giant (Oxford University Press, 2008), has generated ample interest among the academia and policy makers, both in India and abroad.......

How to understand India's economy

A lot of analytical attention is being paid to the Indian economy these days. Most of the analysis has centered on when reform really started -- 1985 or 1991. One or two writers have put the date......

Today's Oscar Challenge!

Did you take our fascinating Oscar 1 and Oscar 2 quizzes? Check out how much more you know about the Oscars with our third Oscar quiz. Enjoy! 1. Ben Kingsley won the 1982 Oscar for Gandhi. He......

Hollywood babes glam up for fashion's biggest party!

Some of Hollywood's hottest women turned up for the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute's 'American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity', in New York on Monday. The evening saw gorgeous......

Just why am I a champion of Slumdog?

As we were planning this weekend's Academy Award-viewing plans, I mentioned them to my 5-year-old twins, Durga and Krishna. "Oscar Award?" asked Krishna, "is that when they give awards for......

How The Namesake came to be

Kal Penn, who plays the sensitive, emotionally fragile son of immigrant parents in Mira Nair's The Namesake might not have paid the customary 10 percent (finder's fee) to Zohran Mamdani, 14 and his......

Did Mohammad Rafi get his due?

Last week, a Bangladeshi musician claimed that Mohammad Rafi was not given his rightful due in India. In a week-long series rediff.com finds out if the great Rafisaab was indeed ignored by the......

'When brothers go hand in hand they are unmatchabl

USER: Atreya Banerjee1. Virender Sehwag2. Sachin Tendulkar3. Inzamam ul Haq4. Saurav Ganguly5. Rahul Dravid6. Yuvraj Singh7. Abdur Razzaq8. Wasim Akram9. Shoaib Akhtar10. Zaheer Khan11. Saqlain......

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Q. Why not hang all terrorists at one time and on same plateform like Afzal Guru, Pragya Thakur, Purhohit, Sawami Sharma..............
:  A. First of all do not equate Afzal with Purohit & Sadhvi. Because Afzal had been awarded DEATH SENTENCE by Supreme Court only UPA & allies...... more

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Q. Which face is more uniqueKaitrina KaifAyesha TakiaPadma LakshmiLicole KidmanAmrita RaoMinissha LambaSneha UllalKeira KnightleySushmita SenHilary DuffLindsay LohanParis HiltonAngelina JolieAishwarya RaiJennifer AnnistonJennifer LopezHrishita BhuttIsha SharvaniAsha GillNeha AhujaVaishali DesaiReese WitherspoonDrew BarrymoreVibhinita VermaAarohi Mishra
SATTAYAM:  A. Vidya Balan, y her name is not showing in ur list? more

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Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma pens his musical journey

As he strides into the room, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma has already commanded everybody's attention with his imposing presence. And the fact that he... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/pandit-shiv-kumar-sharma-pens-his-musical-journey/15601199
Meghnad Desai asks civil servants to get rid of colonial mindset

Eminent economist and Padma Bhushan awardee Lord Meghnad Desai exhorted the civil servants to get rid of colonial mentality of mistrust on its... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=69007
Why Gopal Krishna Gandhi could soon be a part of Scottish history

LONDON: The former governor of West Bengal and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi could soon be part of Scottish history. Gopal Krishna Gandhi has been... ...

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officers must get rid of rigid grids

The Indian Civil Services was at the “cusp of immense transformation,” economist Lord Meghnad Desai said on Friday, asserting the civil service... ...

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Trailer launch of Ishq Wala Love

Adinath Kothare and Sulagna Panigrahi in Ishq Wala Love The trailer of Shree Aadya Films Marathi venture Ishq Wala Love was released on YouTube on... ...

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