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Hamid Ansari re-elected India's 14th Vice President

United Progressive Alliance candidate Hamid Ansari was on Tuesday re-elected as Vice President, becoming the second person to get the second consecutive term as he defeated National Democratic......

Hamid Ansari set to get second term as Vice President

Hamid Ansari may not have made it to Rashtrapati Bhavan but he may become the second Indian to get a consecutive term as vice president. Ansari, 75, a career diplomat who has also served as vice......

My family is not safe in India, says Binayak Sen's wife

Jailed rights activist Binayak Sen's wife on Monday said it appeared that the only recourse left to her is to seek political asylum in some 'liberal' democratic country as she felt that her family......

9 Indians among top 100 global thinkers of 2010

Shiv Shankar Menon for dragging India out of its global non-alignment. India's national security advisor appears 18th on the list that comprises 100 global thinkers. India famously clung to its......

What the future of our democracy depends on

John DSouza, a veteran NGO worker, was waiting for a bus at Churchgate station in Mumbai last week when an unusual motorcade came roaring down the road. At the front were about 25 motorbikes, with......

Want to be the next Indian Idol? Here's help

Bathroom singers rejoice! Here's some good news for you. You can now hone your singing skills online. Thanks to the innovative concept of karaoke gaming, now you can not only practice singing......

How they lit up the lives of 2 million people

Two million people around the world today enjoy the benefits of affordable solar-powered lighting products, thanks to D.light design. Eight months after D.light reached out to its one-millionth......

What is Mamata Banerjee's thinking on economic matters?

Ironically, it took the ruling Left Front's industries minister, Nirupam Sen, a tough Marxist with a beguilingly pleasing manner, to remind us that West Bengal is poised uneasily on the cusp of......

How developed is Bihar, really?

The figures are impressive. In 2005, Bihar had 23 lakh (2.3 million) children out of school. Today, this figure is 8 lakh (800,000). The rate of primary school dropouts was 36 per cent. Today, it......

The BEST songs of Manna Dey

Whether it’s the anxiety of romance, the feeling of utter despair or an exercise in soothing ruffled feathers, his soulful rendition captured varying sentiments with inspiring precision. It......

PIX: Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore receive Padma awards

Veteran actresses Sridevi and Sharmila Tagore, among other luminaries from various fields, were felicitated at the Padma awards by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhavan's......

Which Indian actor should be given Padma awards? Tell us!

Late actor Rajesh Khanna and his co-star in many films Sharmila Tagore will be awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civillian award for an Indian, on Republic Day. Sridevi will receive the......

When Bollywood stars adopted

He may not have married but he may just make a great father. In keeping with his paternal instincts, Karan Johar will soon adopt a kid and become a sort of kunwara baap. Brownie points for such a......

Angelina Jolie meets Pak flood victims

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who recently donated USD 100,000 for victims of Pakistan's devastating floods, on......

First Look! 'Angel' Sania Mirza campaigns for PETA

Sania Mirza. Courtesy: PETA It was just last week that tennis star Sania Mirza put India on World Cup. The first-time combination of Sania and Brazil's Bruno Soares clicked brilliantly as they won......

The most inspirational Indian sportswomen

When we talk of sportswomen like M C Mary Kom and P T Usha the phrase ‘Women of Substance’ comes to mind. Strong and efficient, at home and on the sports field. Like them, many other......

FIRST LOOK: Dravid receives Padma Bhushan; Congratulate him!

India's batting great Rahul Dravid was conferred the  Padma Bhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.The former India captain......

Saluting the wonder women of Indian sport

For the average Indian woman, making a mark in the world outside of home is a big deal. Imagine a young girl, travelling miles early in the morning to a camp, training hard to gain perfection in a......

Boxing: Player's profile

BOXING Men's Light-Flyweight (49kg) Devendro Singh The youngster from Manipur notched the highest score of the World championship when he over powered his Mexican opponent Velazquez Joselito in......
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Q. Do you think Saina Nehwal is the best sportsperson of India (in the past 5 years) or is there some one else better?
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Q. For what purpose people get padam shree awards?
Lost Soul:  A. Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. It is...... more

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Q. Who's that male playback singer, won filmfare award 5times in a row, also awarded PadmaShree, who also knows to play tabla well?
Itika Garg:  A. Kumar Sanu. more

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Music world mourns as Shrinivas is cremated

CHHENNAI: A host of singers and politicians visited Mandolin Shrinivas' Vadapalani home on Saturday to pay homage before his body was taken to the... ...

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Ace Bharathanatyam Danseuse Savitha Sastri to perform in 'The Prophet' in City on 21 Sept

An Exclusive Report by : Alfie D'Souza-Team Mangalorean "Dance continues to be a path I seek at every turn of my life. To many, reconciling an... ...

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Mandolin master leaves behind huge void

Chennai, Sept. 19: Carnatic music genius U. Srinivas, whose name became synonymous with the mandolin, passed away in Chennai this morning. He was... ...

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Tranquil on stage but private life lacked harmony

To the world, he was a brilliant musician and a charming, soft-spoken individual with a charismatic personality. But in his private life, Mandolin... ...

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Music Stars Mourn For Mandolin Srivinas

Renowned Mandolin exponent Uppalapu Srinivas passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday due to liver failure. Srinivas (45), popularly... ...

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