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For the love of Ruskin Bond

Archana Masih/Rediff.com talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo: Seema Pant. Ruskin Bond laughs a lot and talks as......

Call cops, don't panic: New guidelines to schools after Peshawar massacre

A set of comprehensive guidelines on how to deal with any situation arising out of a terrorist attack has been sent to schools across the country in the wake of the Taliban massacre of 148 people,......

Our hearts weep for the children lost

'132 hearts snuffed out. 132 coffins. 264 bereft parents. And hundreds and hundreds of classmates traumatised for life...' Vaihayasi Pande Daniel mourns those unfinished lives, murdered on a cold......

I too became a TV talking head!

'Soon enough, we were out shouted. The journalist had a multiple agenda -- he berated the Government, the bureaucracy in general and the UPSC system that selected them.' Ambassador B S Prakash......

This freedom fighter's struggle for his right is now a movie

It took Gour Hari Das three decades to wrangle out a certificate recognising his work as a freedom fighter. His struggle is now the subject of a filmIn the dead of night during the mid-1940s, Gour......

Beware of get-rich-quick tips

You might be bombarded with SMS advice, WhatsApp messages and online fast-money schemes. Here’s why one should avoid them.  “Have you ever traded in the stock market, sir?”......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and......

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......

Review: Kill Dil is a disaster!

Kill Dil has random songs, birdbrained logic and a romance that’s about as exciting as toothpaste, says Sukanya Verma. Before I rant, which I absolutely must, let me quickly congratulate Kill......

Review: The Expendables 3 looks very tired

Suparn Verma may have issues with The Expendables 3 but the joy of watching its iconic cast on screen is a movie event marked in his calendar until they keep making them. As kids, we found our......

Saluting Robin Williams

Wherever you may be Oh Captain, My Captain, today I reach out, stand on my desk and salute you, says Aseem Chhabra. It was around 7 pm on Monday evening that I checked my Twitter feed, as I sat at......

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......

Tendulkar's farewell Test: Relive the maestro's exit!

Sachin Tendulkar acknowledges the applause from the crowd after his final Test at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai in November 2013. Photograph: BCCI 'It's tough to find words to describe what the......

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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Q. whose tears you cant see and feels like every tear drop is hitting hard your heart...........?/
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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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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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Q. why IBN SINA is considered as Father of Medicine ?
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A Fast For Justice

It was during her internship in the late 1990s at Human Rights Alert (HRA), Manipur, that civil rights activist, Irom Sharmila Chanu grew deeply... ...

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What to read in 2015

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Mesothelioma Research Foundation's Message to the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Who believes in Santa Claus?

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