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Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years.He was one of the great personalities......

Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years. He was one of the great......

Shivaji should be remembered as a pan Indian leader

Shivaji did not strive for ‘Marathi raj’ but fought for ‘Hindavi Swarajya’ or self rule by Hindustanis. He was one of the great personalities of not just Indian but world......

The nation-state tests its limits

Last week, as I was driving to work past Gowalia Tank Maidan in Mumbai, I could not help but wonder what the gentlemen assembled there on August 8, 1942 would have made of some recent events. The......

Here's to the folks of Goa, Daman and Diu!

'The 67 sorties mounted from Jamnagar broke the Portuguese's will to fight, the army columns advanced unresisted, and the Portuguese threw in the towel. The formal surrender took place about......

Why Mumbai's Chor Bazar is buzzing

Mumbai's Chor Bazaar is at its busiest. . . everybody wants a piece of the action on its narrow grimy alleys. Blame it on the universal dismissal of minimalist decor or the laws of supply and......

Bollywood's 10 Great Movies Set in Goa

Okay, so we love our Goan filmi characters. Do you love these movies set in Goa? Have a look! Bollywood’s heartbeat is Mumbai but it loves to travel far and wide to tell a story. Some love to......

Classic Revisited: Arjun, Sunny Deol's BEST action film

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia starrer Arjun (1985). The angst and frustration of Arjun Malvankar resonated with an......

Weekend Watch

Here are five ways to spice up your weekend.Film: Tezaab (Hindi)Cast: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Chunky Pandey, Johnny Lever, Kiran Kumar and Anupam KherDirector: N ChandraPlot: He (Kapoor) was an......

Nehru Cup: India aims high, Chhetri among probables

Star striker Sunil Chhetri has been named aomng the Indian probables for the forthcoming Nehru Cup which will kick off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium from August 22 in New Delhi. Among the 27......

Ronaldo: From Lisbon to Madrid, via Manchester

Few players in world football fit the Galactico description better than Cristiano Ronaldo, and the Portuguese box of tricks appears to be on the verge of re-locating to his natural habitat at Real......

  People speak for portuguese raj

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Q. For kicking out one set of Colonialists(The Portuguese) and replacing them with a whole set of new ones: Russians, Isrealis and Indians from other States! What a joke! Now its gone COMPLETELY to the dogs!
:  A. The Russians, Israelis etc. don't dictate terms to u, do they? What do u mean "Indians from other states"- there is no such thing. Only...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/for-kicking-out-one-set-of-colonialiststhe-portuguese-and-re//answers/19507692

John Patil
Q. Indians may be put on Moon or Mars in the next twenty years but the people below the poverty line are more worried about their next meal.Please comment.
John Patil:  A. When Queen Isabella sent Columbus and the four ships to explore other lands, dont think that the Spaniards were the epitome of the communist...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indians-may-be-put-on-moon-or-mars-in-the-next-twenty-years-/19507635/answers/15733248

HEMANT MEHTA
Q. How Aryans started using surname ?
HEMANT MEHTA:  A. India is a country with numerous distinct cultures and language groups within it. Thus, Indian surnames, where formalized, fall into seven general...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-aryans-started-using-surname-/15731093/answers/14142463

joyesh chakraborty
Q. Do you know when our independence movement took shape for the first time ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. The Indian Independence Movement consisted of efforts by Indians to obtain political independence from British, French and Portuguese rule; it...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-when-our-independence-movement-took-shape-for-th/14142364/answers/15347000

radhakrishnan
Q. meaning of pycolone phiritis
Radhakrishnan :  A. Section-A1. Prehistoric cultures in India2. Indus Civilization. Origins. The Mature Phase: extent, society, economy and culture. Contacts with...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/meaning-of-pycolone-phiritis/15346980/answers/13710217

  Web results for Portuguese Raj
How about one for the road?

Agasaim: A unique, 65ft-broad road, stretching from the old port of Gopakpattan to Old Goa, faces the threat of being overridden by encroachments.... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/goa/How-about-one-for-the-road/articleshow/44928302.cms
ALL IN A NAME

Bangalore to Bengaluru Earliest mention of Bengaluru is on a 9th century rock edict found in Begur, on city outskirts. Inscription dates back to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/ALL-IN-A-NAME/articleshow/44871514.cms
Community service

Robbins — an American psychiatrist, collector of South Asian art and Jewish scholar — talks to Divya Kaushik about some famous Jews who gave... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/backbone/community-service.html
What lies between

PANAJI: The buzz generated by tourism activities and Archaeological Survey of India's maintenance of the 14 monuments in certain parts of the world... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/goa/What-lies-between/articleshow/44863619.cms
A forgotten storyteller of a changing India

New Delhi "The old order changeth, yielding place to new..." wrote Tennyson, and he may have been talking about the world of books. Reading... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a494932.html

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