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The bookseller with a heart

Aseem Chhabra mourns the passing of the gentle and knowledgeable Mr K D Singh, who owned a quaint bookshop in New Delhi. It was always quiet and warm in there. The narrow aisles made it difficult......

'There is a Modi wave in India'

'The Modi wave is superimposed by an anti-Congress wave. While there is anger against the Congress, there is also a pro-Modi sentiment. Together, it will lead to a Modi victory.' Psephologist Dr......

Saudi princess reveals tales of torture

A Saudi princess, Sahar, has claimed that her father King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has confined her and her three sisters in separate dark and suffocating quarters at his palace where they are......

The India I imagined is not allowed to exist

Anwesha Bhattacharya-Arya writes an open letter to the President on the sorry state of affairs in India. Where the mind is fulsome with fear Where the mind is fulsome with fear and our heads never......

'Islamic militants' behind China train station attack that left 33 dead

China has blamed Islamic militants from the volatile Xinjiang province for an attack by knife-wielding "terrorists" at a railway station in Kunming city that left at least 33 people dead and 130......

Turban, beard make me stand out in a room: Mastercard CEO

India-born Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga has said that his turban and beard make him stand out in a crowd and has undergone random searches at US airports even though he runs a global company,......

How Chanda Kochchar changed the fortunes of ICICI Bank

As she begins her second term as MD & CEO, Chanda Kochhar wants the bank to grow more than the industry not by taking on more risk but by building a strong base of customers and shunning the......

Cheapest major economy? It's India, of course!

Notwithstanding high inflation rate, India is the cheapest major economy in the world, according to a survey of global prices of products that are comparable across countries. According to a report......

How India can reform its public sector banks

Public sector banks face two key challenges - manpower and capital. Sadly, these are not on the agenda for reform, says Janmejaya Sinha. There is much discussion today on providing......

India falls in global popularity ranking

While Germany is the most positively viewed nation in the world in this year's annual Country Ratings Poll for the BBC World Service, view of India has fallen sharply around the globe over the last......

Review: Her is the Best Picture of the year, by far

I love Her.Once in a while a film comes along that is so original, so inventive and so graceful, so clever and so immaculately built, that being smitten is obvious. But this is no trifling......

Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel is sheer magic!

'We are blessed, that in this age of crass, commercial filmmaking, there is a special corner reserved for Wes Anderson to inhabit this wonderful, magical life.And we thank him from the bottom of......

Why Wolf Of Wall Street is an irresponsible film

Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street could set a bad precedent, feels Aseem Chhabra. Last weekend I watched Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 Oscar-winning masterpiece The Godfather at the Museum of......

Why Salman Khan is Bollywood's FAVOURITE go-to man

Salman Khan has become Bollywood's most preferred go-to person. The actor is known to have been routinely summoned to fix problems, rescue films with bleak box office prospects and broker peace......

Review: The new Chashme Baddoor is awful

David Dhawan's Chashme Baddoor is an unnecessary remake, writes Sukanya Verma.What’s the point of a remake?Either a) a filmmaker wants to recreate the success of the original or b) wants to......

FIFA World Cup: 12 Tattoo Tales

Some of the best-known footballers are known for the tattoos they sport. They ink their arms, legs or torso with names of their loved ones, motivational quotes or random motifs. Their style......

'No private parties for Pak players during India tour'

The Pakistan Cricket Board has laid some strict guidelines for its players for the upcoming tour of India which includes restrictions on attending private dinner parties and not entertaining any......

Raina 'calls' Pakistan shameless on Twitter

Suresh Raina created a furore on a social-networking site when he called Pakistan "shameless" before deleting the offending tweet and clarifying that it was a prank by his nephew. "Ek do din late......

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Bhuvana
Q. whose tears you cant see and feels like every tear drop is hitting hard your heart...........?/
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stalin
Q. who is the writer of the book GOAT DAYS ?
Stalin:  A. \n I\'ve been through so much in my life. Raised myself because all my parents ever did was take care of me financially. They abused me...... more

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jameel ahmed
Q. Is it true that Coldest Day in 20 Years Threatens U.S.?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Write about a murderer, or another world or this world in the past/future. Your own version of a fairy tale? Like that one were the goat mummy goes...... more

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narendra sharma
Q. Definition of ram ROM and cache memory?
Narendra Sharma:  A. Hi, please see the list and check out the site for more in depth info...hope this helps', Top ten Banned Books of the twentyth Century#ten - The...... more

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truth exposed
Q. why IBN SINA is considered as Father of Medicine ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Cache Memory:A small amount (normally less than 1MB) of high-speed memory residing on or close to the CPU. Cache memory supplies the processor with...... more

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The good is in the detail

Commentators see facts hidden in budgets as the "devil's in the detail." This presumes that only wrong things are buried in the detail. But Gregory... ...

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In selfie world, a statue is just a photo background

What is it about statues and the public imagination? It's been a week of two statues. First, the one of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square in... ...

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Angry Birds Star Wars 2 now FREE on iPhone, iPad With 30 New Levels

Angry Birds Star Wars 2, the latest movie-themed game in the franchise, has just gone free for iOS. The updated version also includes 30 new... ...

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Tales of a city

Do not judge a book by its cover, but when you don’t know the author, you will go by the cover, title, and blurb. Mahesh Rao’s debut... ...

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New Study Shows Family Foundations Classes for Pregnant Couples Reduce Poor Birth Outcomes

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