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Be wary of tall claims that a decisive leader can provide a quick fix

'Elections don't offer easy or ideal choices. Voters may find there is no candidate whom they can fully trust. But here is a litmus test for choosing between competing imperfection: Reject any......

Brother clarifies: Modi was married as a child, walked away to serve country

Seeking to contain a controversy over Narendra Modi's marital status, his elder brother Somabhai on Thursday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate's marriage should be......

The electoral choice on offer

A Narendra Modi administration would believe more in decentralisation than would a Rahul Gandhi administration, says Arvind Panagariya. Both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party manifestos......

Pavan Kalyan launches party, but will not contest elections this time

Telugu film star Pavan Kalyan, who recently launched Jana Sena Party, on Thursday said his party would not contest the upcoming elections, though he supported Narendra Modi for the prime minister's......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

Gartner: Religion-driven IT to generate over $40 bn

Dynamic of IT, religion will create a new industry, generating software and service opportunities,Priyanka Joshi. Religion-driven IT is estimated to generate more than $40 billion in software and......

How Religare aims to rule financial services world

  Some time in 2001, brothers Malvinder and Shivinder Mohan Singh decided that they need to grow their financial services business. The family had acquired a non-banking finance company......

One billion Android phones seen in use soon

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt predicted on Tuesday that there will be more than a billion smartphones in use featuring its Android software within the next six to nine months.Schmidt......

Politics, laws weigh on Islamic finance in India

India's tiny Islamic finance industry is hoping to expand by developing products that would work around the country's ban on sharia-compliant banking. But political and legal obstacles mean......

COLUMN: Employability and its avatars

The unstated assumption is that the job applicant is in some way responsible for his employability problem, says Ajit Balakrishnan.The word "employability" is much in the air these days. Trade......

West Ham fan banned for anti-Semitic chants

West Ham United have banned a season ticket holder and promised action against other offenders after anti-Semitic chanting in Sunday's 3-1 Premier League loss at Tottenham Hotspur. The FA said it......

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Farhaan
Q. One Occasion when U lie??
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/one-occasion-when-u-lie/27319035/answers/

DNA
Q. Is it possible to make God ?
DNA:  A. You would have to define lie. Just this evening I told my friend I was abducted by aliens. I launched into a wild story about glow in the dark...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-it-possible-to-make-god-/27271778/answers/27319039

azam khan
Q. Religion Q -Jihad: Is It All About Fighting?
Azam Khan:  A. I would suggest you consider what God's role is....and what things are possible. Because we pray or do what we feel is penance for something, does...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/religion-q--jihad-is-it-all-about-fighting/26871558/answers/27271793

confusion
Q. The church has never made what saves man clear to me or to any Christian. Sometimes, we are told that the crucifixion of Jesus saves humans. Sometimes, the church says that if you believe, you are saved. Sometimes, it says that belief alone is not enough; you have to do good deeds. The whole church story has never been, nor will it ever be, clear in my mind. CAN ANY ONE CLEAR MY CONFUSION ?
Confusion:  A. Jihad also means doing ones best or striving hard or struggling against ones own self. The explanation you have given is in conformity with the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-church-has-never-made-what-saves-man-clear-to-me-or-to-a/26789190/answers/26871567

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Christmas in Shillong

12:00 am The people of Meghalaya have adopted the Western culture and English language to a large extent; they have even adopted the Roman script... ...

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Shakespeare and stage, seamlessly

Peopled by heroes, villains and quixotic characters the world of William Shakespeare caught the heart and mind of a young Madhav Sharma four... ...

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Devout Christians participate in midnight Easter services with fervor across the nation

ANI | New Delhi April 20, 2014 Last Updated at 15:02 IST Devout Christians across India celebrate Easter, the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/devout-christians-participate-in-midnight-easter-services-with-fervor-across-the-nation-114042000363_1.html
Egypt looks to army again for salvation

Weary of a political turmoil that never seems to end, Egyptians are now again awaiting with anticipation the election of a new president next month... ...

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Hate crime charge on US man accused of attack on Sikh professor

NEW YORK: A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor during an attack last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.... ...

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