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Modi's wit keeps celebs, lawmakers hungry for more

'This speech is going to be more of a punishment. I spoke too much this afternoon.' A tireless Narendra Modi left over 700 notable luminaries in peals of laughter with his quick wit during a dinner......

It's a matter of pride, says Sushma at inauguration of Nalanda University

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj formally inaugurated Nalanda University in Bihar on Friday. Inaugurating the university, Swaraj called it a historic occasion for her as well as the......

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......

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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Life of India's Political Protagonist - Atal Bihari Vajpayee

New Delhi: The news of the Government announcing to give the Highest civilian award Bharat Ratna to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee... ...

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Padma Bhushan artist's sculpture damaged

Had he been alive today, artist Padma Bhushan Dashrath Patel would have looked at the dismal state of the sculpture on CN Vidyavihar campus, and... ...

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Raising the Bar

The vacation judge decided to forgo lunch to hear the case, and asked the lawyers if they were prepared to go hungry, too. Nanabhoy Nani'... ...

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Do big bang reforms succeed?

In my inaugural In the Margins column in these pages ( Narendra Modi going the Stephen Harper Way , 10 November), I argued that Canadian Prime... ...

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To be differently abled, and gifted

Hans Dalal is affected by cerebral palsy, but he overcame the challenge to become a sound engineer and then followed his passion and became a tiger... ...

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