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Dalai Lama to speak on 'art of happiness' in New Delhi

The Dalai Lama will speak on 'the art of happiness' at the fifth edition of the annual Penguin Lecture in New Delhi on Saturday. The previous speakers at the prestigious event have been journalist......

'No idea can be anti-national'

'Not allowing people to speak or listen is the biggest act of anti-nationalism,' says Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India's finest poets. Archana Masih/Rediff.com met the poet who is rock-star......

Hating Wendy

Devdutt Pattanaik responds to the decision by Penguin to withdraw and pulp Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: An Alternative History. I recently travelled to the US of A and stayed with many......

A goat, a knife and a matchbox: How Lashkar trained Kasab, others

'Within 24 hours, Ajmal and Muzaffar had reached Lashkar's global headquarters in Muridke... Passing through a succession of checkpoints, they were frisked and relieved of their mobile phones...'......

8 characteristics a leader must have: Dr Kalam

As prices rise all around us (just yesterday, the rail fares went up and there has been a proposed hike in the price of diesel as well as the LPG gas cylinder), we thought it would be a good time......

Land acquisition: Govt must win public trust

Of the four key pillars that hold up the land Bill edifice, namely, compensation, resettlement and rehabilitation, social impact assessment and consent, it is the last one where all the controversy......

Kaushik Basu named World Bank's chief economist

Kaushik Basu, till recently the chief economic adviser of the government of India, who created a political firestorm in April when he said here on the sidelines of the World Bank/International......

Bengal's land acquisition method wrong:Amartya Sen

Despite the "overwhelming" need for industry in West Bengal, the manner in which the state government acquired land for the purpose was a "mistake," Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has......
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Kids cruise free to the bottom of the world this December

One child under 18 can cruise to the bottom of the world this December with every paying adult, thanks to a new offer from Patagonian cruise line,... ...

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New Vice Chief of Army takes over

New Delhi: Lt Gen Bipin Rawat took over as Vice Chief of Army Staff on Thursday, while Lt Gen PM Hariz assumed office of the General Officer... ...

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Jeff Kinney to visit India in Dec, says he's thrilled

New Delhi, Sep 1 (PTI) Jeff Kinney, bestselling author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, will visit India in December and is thrilled about his... ...

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Colonisation in reverse

Louise Bennett raised the Jamaican patois, the dialect of Jamaican folk art to an art level Caribbean literature highlights the effects of... ...

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What Eighth BRICS Summit Means To Goa-VII

Nandkumar M Kamat Having agreed to play a second fiddle as a host- Goa government probably ran out of imagination in New Delhi when an expensive... ...

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