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How star-power plays out on the streets of Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu, the alternative to one Dravidian party has been another, and for one actor-politician CM, there is another. Their initial popularity may owe to their filmi charisma, but their......

Rahul @ FTII: Let down by the dialogue writer

The Congress sent in Rahul Gandhi to play Aamir Khan at the FTII, but it turned out that he played Imran Khan instead, says Malavika Sangghvi. In purely filmic terms, the Rahul Gandhi's appearance......

A P J Abdul Kalam: All human beings carry divinity inside themselves

'This can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.' 'For us to ignite our spirituality, we need to look inward and transcend our egos. We......

'People's President' Kalam laid to rest with full state honours

The 'People's President' was accorded full military honours, including gun salute and playing of the Last Post. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter In a spontaneous outpouring of grief,......

Disappointed with PMO: Magsaysay winner Sanjiv Chaturvedi

'President Abdul Kalam has been a role model for me. His positive attitude and selfless manner in which he served the country will always inspire me' Whistle-blower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi,......

Markets end lower for 4th straight session; HDFC, ICICI Bank slip

Benchmark Indices ended lower for the fourth consecutive session on concerns of capital outflows after the special investigation team proposed stringent norms for P-notes. Further, investors turned......

What ails Bengal's economy

Migration-causing vacuum in entrepreneurship continues to gnaw at the vitals of the state’s economy Industrial reverses that West Bengal suffered in the 1960s due to a lethal combination of......

India bound: Honda unveils facelifted 2016 Accord

The mid-life refreshed Accord comes with stylistic changes along with added features while mechanically it remains unaltered Honda has unveiled the facelifted Accord in Mountain View California -......

Apple's India test: How to gain volume and meet aspiration

For years, India has been a low priority for Apple as spending power is weaker than in China With only a tiny share of the world's fastest-growing major smartphone market, Apple Inc is stepping up......

India remains in a sweet spot from a long-term perspective: Kapil Bali

Kapil Bali (bottom, left), CEO, YES Securities India shares his thoughts with Puneet Wadhwa on the road ahead for the markets and the sectors that should gain with an improvement in the economy.......

Review: Orange Mittai is a beautiful film

Orange Mittai has its sweet and sour moments, with just the right balance of humour and emotions, says S Saraswathi. Actor Vijay Sethupathi has never been afraid to experiment with......

Ajay Devgn: My BIGGEST insecurity is...

'I have done a lot of films for friendship and whenever I have done that, I have suffered.' Ajay Devgn gets candid with Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar and Sonil Dedhia about his career, and......

'I missed acting!'

'When you have a kid at home, it takes up all your time. I would rather spend time with my child than spend hours waiting in a van for a shot. I am happy -- and excited -- to be back, but I am also......

'During Masaan, I wasn't affected by burning corpses'

'The standing ovation in Cannes was a rare moment where I felt patriotic. I realised that the audience was not clapping for an individual but for the team that came from India with such a......

STUMPED! What do Masaan, Jaanisaar, Drishyam mean?

Here's what these movie titles mean! With novel themes and movie narratives come unfamiliar titles.Debutant director Neeraj Ghaywan's Masaan has been much praised, but few would know the meaning of......

Manchester United bank on Schweinsteiger for midfield mongrel

Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Action Images via Reuters The signing of Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich was a massive statement of......

US lawmakers call for allowing turbaned Sikh basketball players

A bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation to end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play while wearing a......

Meet the potential FIFA presidential candidates

The election to replace outgoing Sepp Blatter will take place at an extraordinary congress on February 26 in Zurich. Meet the potential FIFA presidential candidates following Chung Mong-Joon's......

'If there is no case against Sreesanth, the BCCI's ban is totally unjustified'

'The entire BCCI order was based on the Delhi police's chargesheet.' 'Neeraj Kumar shouldn't be part of any BCCI committee that will look into lifting the life ban on the three cricketers.'......

Sreesanth seeks BCCI nod for training, eyes 'selection'

After being cleared of all charges in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, Shantakumaran Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan hope to get the BCCI's nod to return to action soon. Manu......
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Manchester United bank on Schweinsteiger for midfield mongrel

Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Action Images via Reuters The signing of Germany captain Bastian... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/manchester-united-bank-on-schweinsteiger-for-midfield-mongrel/20150801.htm
Let down by the dialogue writer

The Congress sent in Rahul Gandhi to play Aamir Khan at the FTII, but it turned out that he played Imran Khan instead, says Malavika Sangghvi. In... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/rahul--ftii-oops-he-did-it-again/20150801.htm
What's the big deal with Iran?

Iran, which prides itself on being the natural leader of the world’s shia muslims, treats a tiny part of India, Lucknow, as its very own. The... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/whats-big-deal-iran-725
Spiral Toys Introduces CloudPets Mobile App 2.0 With New Freemium Functionality

From the Wires New Version of CloudPets App for iOS and Android Allows In-App Purchases of Games, Music and Other Premium Content Jul. 31, 2015... ...

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Why Mullah Akhtar Mansour's taking over Taliban leadership may be a win for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The handover of the Taliban leadership to the "moderate" Mullah Akhtar Mansour is being seen by some as a win for Pakistan, the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/why-mullah-akhtar-mansours-taking-over-taliban-leadership-may-be-a-win-for-pakistan/articleshow/48300974.cms

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