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Maharashtra CM launches website in memory of RK Laxman

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday launched a website on the life of legendary cartoonist Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Iyer Laxman, known simply to millions as R K Laxman, to......

The Amazing R K Laxman: A Friend Remembers

'It was amazing to see the speed with which the lines flowed from his pen!' remembers Ambassador Placido P D'Souza. In the early 1950s, when I was in college in Pune, my daily nourishment in terms......

RIP, Common Man

Uttam Ghosh/ salutes R K Laxman, who passed into the ages on Republic Day.REDIFF RECOMMENDS The uncommon creator of that Common Man Of commoners and crows: The genius of R K Laxman His......

PHOTOS: Fans pay tribute to R K Laxman

Cartoonist's everywhere mourned the death of R K Laxman, who made personified the sublime wit and absurdity of life in his rendition of the Aam Aadmi, better known as Laxman's Common Man. Many......

This ISRO tribute is RK Laxman's last sketch

Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday paid tributes to iconic cartoonist R K Laxman by posting online his cartoon 'common man' reaching Mars, the last of his works, which he had sent to the......

'Private airports are not allowing UDAN vision'

'We have replaced an inefficient public sector with a monopolistic private sector.' Air Deccan, India’s first low-cost airline that made flying affordable for the middle class, is......

Modi kicks off air service for 'people who wear Hawaii chappals'

Regional connectivity will bring development to tier-2 and tier-3 cities which are becoming "growth engines", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while inaugurating the first flight under UDAN.......

Road to 70: Five brands that grew with India and on Indians

Pond's, Parle-G, Cadbury, Asian Paints and Amul have captured the changing face of India through the seven decades What happens when the scent of a biscuit becomes inextricably linked with the......

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a list -- IMAGE: The poster of the film Taare Zameen Par. The film is one of the favourites of Amit......

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro director Kundan Shah passes away

'What a tragic loss for cinema, for India.' Filmmaker Kundan Mehta, who made iconic films like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron and Kabhie Haan Kabhie Naa, succumbed to a heart attack on Saturday......

Ilaiyaraaja turns 1000-films-old with Shamitabh

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Veteran music composer Ilaiyaraaja has completed composing music for 1000 films with R Balki's upcoming film Shamitabh.To......

'Happy birthday Akshay Kumar. Blast away!'

Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Akshay Kumar celebrates his 47th birthday today, September 9, and Hrithik Roshan made sure to wish him on Twitter. 'To......

What made Dev Anand different from Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar?

On Dev Anand's 89th birthday, we revisit Sudarshana Dwivedi's account of the time she interviewed the late legend. It came so suddenly. Usually such news is preceded by some report of illness, may......

What made Dev Anand different from Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar?

Sudarshana Dwivedi looks back to the time she interviewed Dev Anand. It came so suddenly. Usually such news is preceded by some report of illness, may be hospitalisation, some anxious moments......

V V S Laxman on the Magic of Cricket

'If fame, money and comfort are the only factors that drive us, then we are playing cricket for entirely the wrong reasons.' IMAGE: V V S Laxman celebrates his double century in the memorable Eden......

VVS Laxman's Pataudi Lecture: Full Text

Full text of VVS Laxman's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Kolkata. VVS Laxman delivers the third annual Pataudi Memorial lecture, at the Taj Bengal Hotel in Kolkata. Photograph: BCCI Good evening......

Laxman bags Commonwealth Chess gold

Indian Grandmaster R R Laxman walked away with the gold medal while Russia's Pavel Maletin won the overall title in the Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship that concluded in Delhi on......

Karthik rescues South Zone with superb ton

Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman flopped with the bat but Team India discard Dinesh Karthik slammed a whirlwind 153 as South Zone posted 329 on the opening day of the Duleep Trophy match against Central......

Laxman, Absolem give Hyderabad big lead

A composed half-century by skipper VVS Laxman followed by another destructive spell of seam bowling by Alfred Absolem put Hyderabad in box seat in the Ranji Trophy Elite Division cricket league......
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Jaffer slams double-ton against Ashwin's ROI, Ganguly leads Twitter applause

Wasim Jaffer slammed a masterful double-century on Thursday as Vidarbha plied on the runs on Day 2 of the Irani Trophy against Rest of India.... ...
Why India needs to thank Nehru

India's freedom, its rambling but working Constitution, its Parliamentary democracy, its lumbering administrative machinery all have many a father,... ...
Advani makes a blazing start

Defending champion Pankaj Advani made a blazing start to his National Snooker Championship campaign, trouncing Tushar Shreshta of Bihar here on... ...

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