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Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar decline Padma award

Yoga guru Ramdev and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have declined any Padma award for them reportedly being considered by central government on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day. In a......

Will return Padma Sri if Gandhiji's belongings auctioned: writer

Noted Hindi writer Giriraj Kishore has threatened to return his 2007 Padma Sri and go on fast if government fails to stop this month's auction of Mahatma Gandhi's belongings and the blade of grass......

This hero stops the plunder of India's past

'Imagine how secure are our seaports and airports that 10,000 objects can leave every decade and our custodians are not even aware?' 'This kind of targeted looting when thieves pick and choose the......

The men behind International Day of Yoga

Archis Mohan tells us how the event came to be celebrated on June 21 It was neither Baba Ramdev nor Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, but a ‘Castro’ from Portugal and a mechanical engineer from......

Padma awards for Advani, Amitabh, Ramdev?

Who will make it to this year’s Padma awards list? Speculation is rife that the Narendra Modi government is considering to confer the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in the......

What if you missed your tax filing deadline?

The last date of filing returns for the FY 2009-10 has just passed us. It is quite possible that some of us may not have been able to file returns before the last date. What happens then? Is there......

Murthy made IT adviser to Lankan Prez

To increase investments into the IT sector, the Sri Lankan government has appointed Infosys chief mentor, N R Narayana Murthy, as the international adviser on information technology to President......

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.......

Bombay Velvet to Boom: Bollywood's love affair with Sri Lanka

A look at films that were shot in the picturesque island country. Image: Ranbir Kapoor in Bombay Velvet Bombay doesn't merely feature in the title of Anurag Kashyap's ambitious new movie; it's......

Review: Inam is a revelation

Set in the backdrop of the Sri Lankan Civil War, Santosh Sivan’s Inam brings to light the plight of the thousands of hapless Lankan Tamils, who were caught in the crossfire between the LTTE......

Akkineni Nageswara Rao lived and breathed cinema

Akkineni Nageswara Rao was one of the people instrumental in bringing the Telugu industry to Hyderabad from Chennai in the 1990s.  Radhika Rajamani salutes the thespian, who passed into the......

Padma awardees Priyan, Shabana: We are happy and honoured

Four film personalities -- Shabana Azmi, Priyadarshan, Mira Nair and Dharmendra -- figure in this year's Padma awardees list. While many believe that the recognition has come in late, the......

Rubbing shoulders with Dimple, Amar Singh

Vinu Mohan, who made a memorable debut in late Lohitadas' Malayalam film Nivedyam is the grandson of the legendary actor Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair, who immortalised the role of Chempankunju in......

It's official! Khel Ratna for Sania; Arjuna for 17 other sportspersons

Sania Mirza is only the second tennis player to be named for the country’s highest sports honour. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Sania Mirza's was officially named for the coveted......

5,000 runs and counting... It's Mithali's raj!

Mithali Raj trained in classical dance for eight years until she decided one day it was time to follow her heart and exhibit footwork of another kind. She swapped the ghungroos for cricketing pads......

Saina will be back to her winning ways: Padukone

Saina Nehwal has set such high standards that even a minor dip in form raises concerns, according to badminton legend Prakash Padukone, who believes the Indian shuttler will soon be back to her......

Cup Extras: Hope India wins, says PM

Sending his best wishes to the Indian cricket team for their World Cup final match against Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday hoped that the 'Men in Blue' win the trophy. "Keep it......

Pakistan keen to start with a bang against Kenya

Keen to re-establish their reputation dented by the spot-fixing scandal, unpredictable Pakistan will look to launch their cricket World Cup campaign on a rousing note when they take on minnows in......
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Andhra Pradesh News on November 26 2015

Comments November 26, 2015 - Hyderabad CHITTOOR: Girl student dies as school roof collapses:: As many as fourteen students were injured when the... ...
Tiruchanur Brahmotsavams from December 8

Sri Padmavathi Ammavari temple in Tiruchanur is colourfully decked up for the annual Brahmotsavam slated to be held from December 8 to 16. The... ...
After burglary, Kuvempu museum steps up security

An unprecedented blanket of security has been thrown around the memorial and museum of Kuvempu at Kuppalli village after the Padma Bhushan and... ...
Homam performed for protection of Pancha Boothas

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Who is Intolerant? Let Facts Speak for Themselves

Dozens of writers, artists and noted intellectuals have been returning the national awards received by them because of the so-called climate of... ...

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