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When the Royals came marching in

'He is London ka raja. I offered her a dosa, but she said no thanks.' 'She was elegant not just in beauty, but in heart and nature too.' 'I was awestruck to see them both. Such a handsome charming......

Sony World Photography Awards 2016: 16 images that will blow your mind

The 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition, organised by the World Photography Organisation, announces the shortlists for its......

The 29-cr Gaitonde and other Indian masterpieces

An oil painting by abstract artist Vasudeo S Gaitonde set a new record for Indian artwork when it sold for a whopping Rs 29.3 crore ($4.4 million) at a Christie's auction in Mumbai on......

Is the BJP losing the Bihar elections?

'The BJP has replaced huge portraits of the two BJP leaders from Gujarat with very small portraits of many leaders from Bihar. Much is being read into this changed tactic of hoardings and banners,'......

'As one gets older, one is drawn towards home'

In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Mohammed Taufiq, a waiter for 36 years at Kolkata's famous Coffee House. A fan of Manna De, he encounters at......

Money tips from history's richest man

Jacob Fugger could always add value for his customers. He made himself indispensable. That kept him in the game Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have nothing on Jakob Fugger, a German financier during......

A peek into the flashy lifestyles of India's richest businessmen

Indian billionaires do not believe in sitting on their wealth. They'd rather go out and a buy a plane or two, or an expensive car, or maybe a horse. Here's a look at the lifestyles and interests of......

No more Gandhi tags on schemes, Modi looks for new names

Official data show as of 2012, of the 49 schemes and institutes named after eminent personalities, 16 were after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, five after Indira Gandhi, and two after......

Where did world's first paper money appear?

Money How much money does a person need? Well, there is no definite answer. However, the following queries do have. Take the Rediff business quiz and find out how much you know about money - coins......

An example of branding wizardry

It is almost taken for granted that Shombit Sengupta will choose a French restaurant and he does. Royal Club in Bangalore's Leela Palace hotel only opens for dinner, but they happily accommodate......

'Slumdog Millionaire's music isn't about India'

The Maharaja of modern Indian music, A R Rahman, has talent and vision the stuff of legend, a unanimously recognized musical genius that comes around once-a-generation.So it was only a matter of......

The 330 films I saw in 2015

'In 2015 I watched films in so many places. I attended several film festivals around the world -- Berlin, Tribeca (New York), Telluride, Toronto, Zurich, Mumbai, Dharamsala and Goa,' says Aseem......

'It is time to liberate our minds'

'We have won our political freedom, we have liberalised our economy and now it’s time to liberate our minds also. That is why this film.' Director Ketan Mehta lists his reasons for making......

MoMa to host New India film fest

From Yes Madam, Sir, a riveting biography of Kiran Bedi, one of India's most acclaimed public figures, to the Oscar-winning documentary Smile Pinki, the selection of films at The New India film......

'Rakhi stabbed me in the back'

She's been consistently controversial. After ourBigg Boss chats with Rahul Roy and Carol Gracias, Kashmira Shah chatted up rediff readers candidly, gossiping about her housemates and smiling at the......

Readers speak out!

Neelesh(from hyderabad):the appointment of mr. john wright has been totally wright as his name is. the wright has change the teams phase in his own wrights & written his own tunes on which the......
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In the Land of the foxes, there are new Stories

Anisha Hasan Mendes has come home. From college in Delhi, some roots in Hyderabad, which have delightfully stuck in the cuisine she is so fond of,... ...

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The royal legacy of Arcot, culinary and otherwise

In Royapettah, where a crowd jostling to enter shopping malls signals a new Chennai that didn't exist even six years ago, lies a quiet legacy of... ...

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The Visage of Prophet Mohammad (Pbuh)

Truly, even thinking about the Prophet is extremely difficult and awe inspiring. A great personage like Ali said: "Whenever we found the situation... ...

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Shor Se Shuruaat is here to make all the right noises

Home » Entertainment » HumaraMovie » Imtiaz Ali » Movie » Shor Se Shuruaat » Zoya Akhtar » India 9 December 2016: When seven astounding... ...

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Deconstructing the Rs 2000 note from a design pers...

What is the currency of design? Read on to find out. "I refuse to add to the chorus," said DOPE, as the Designer Of Practically Everything was... ...

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