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What The World Needs: A Fellowship of Minds

'They don't always agree with our governments, their teachers or their parents, but it is the conviction of their ideas, and their determination to share them with the world that, I believe, is one......

Why can't we have a women's party?

If you can have political parties in order to back caste or religion based policies, why can't there be one for the most obvious of divides, a gender based one, asks T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan......

Amish: You cannot judge 1.25 bn people by 5, 10 incidents

IMAGE: Writers and cultural activists tying black gags and arm bands at a solidarity march to protest the growing intolerance in the country in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI 'When you are returning......

Burdens the Supreme Court must shed

The power of judicial review is being stretched to breaking point, notes M J Antony The Supreme Court of India is said to be the most powerful court in the democratic world. It showed in recent......

I Am Bihar: 'No one in my family knows what IIT is'

Their families are poor and do not know what IIT is, but these children dream of IIT and working for ISRO and NASA one day. One man and his family have helped 333 such children turn their dreams to......

This Ford has more on his mind than cars

'My great grandfather Henry Ford would have been very happy with the lifestyle I am leading and the things I believe in.' He's a servant of god. A temple builder. Manu Shah meets the Ford who......

This CEO used to wash dishes as a young boy!

In Asian societies, young employees don't talk back to senior managers. In Silicon Valley, it is the young people who are driving the show since they have strong views. This is my second meeting......

Test-driving the TUV300: The tough and the cute

Auto major Mahindra launches yet another SUV, and Rajesh Karkera/ puts its through the paces.  Text and photographs: Rajesh Karkera. Welcome to the tough and stylish TUV3 Double......

Stay ahead of the game; learn the tricks from Ecom king Jack Ma

As India gears up for an e-commerce revolution, China reveals how the explosive growth of this industry has created young millionaires whose success has lured millions more sellers online. ......

REDIFF ARCHIVES: 'The most boring person is one who plays safe'

Mumbai-origin Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon, who migrated to Britain with little funds and went on to found several Indian food companies that made him known as Britain’s first ‘Curry......

Time to have an adult as Censor chief

'I've always figured that it's the people who don't get laid enough, or well enough, who feel compelled to constrain and tear down anyone who looks as if they're having a good time,' says Mitali......

Is India ready for humour without punchlines?

'On Air with AIB seems to be becoming an increasingly exhausting show to sit through with each passing episode. While there are funny lines strewn all around, watching an On Air episode is like......

'Had Hrithik not been in films, I would have kept making films with Shah Rukh'

'Shah Rukh had only one bad habit -- he would wake up late. It became my duty to wake him up during the shooting of King Uncle, Karan Arjun and Koyla, since all three films were......

'Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa worked because of Shah Rukh Khan'

'Deepak Tijori and Shah Rukh were giving a shot together. Deepak asked me how he performed. We were doing a retake anyway, so I told him that I would watch him then.'  'But in the next......

Why Charles scores over Titli

'Both Main Aur Charles and Titli are essentially stories of two plot-devices that became protagonists.' 'You cannot relate to Titli or Charles, without submitting to the knowledge that neither of......

DRS howler, team masseur's misfield take centre stage on Day 3

Shane Warne tweeted, “Obvious mark on hot-spot, Lyon clearly hit the ball on to his shoulder & he walked off the ground. Ridiculous waste of time & wrong decision.”   Image:......

PHOTOS: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day Two

Images from Day Two in the third Test at Nagpur IMAGE: JP Duminy of South Africa looks on as ball ball heads for the slips. Photograph: BCCI India need eight wickets to clinch the series......

You don't want to select a bowler who could break down: Morkel

IMAGE: Morne Morkel and Dale Steyn (right) of South Africa prepare to bowl during a team training session. Photograph: Luke Walker/Gallo Images/Getty Images Injured South Africa pacer......

Triumphant junior hockey team needs sterner tests, says coach

IMAGE: The Indian team celebrates after winning the eighth junior men's Asia Cup hockey tournament, in Kuantan, Malaysia, on Sunday. Photograph: Hockey India Winning the eighth Junior Men's Asia......

Fast and furious: India's young pacer Khan making waves

- Meet India's young pace gun -- Avesh Khan, an unassuming 18-year-old from Indore, who wants to create his own identity. IMAGE: India's Avesh Khan celebrates a wicket during Under-19 One-Day......
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Nurses at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital demonstrate in the office of principal Tarun Kumar Lahiri on Saturday, demanding that they be... ...
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HIV+ former sex worker becomes a Masters student

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