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I have never really felt 100 per cent American: Jhumpa Lahiri

Unlike her earlier books, which dealt with immigrant angst, Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest novel grew out of stories she heard about the Maoist movement in India, during her childhood. Arthur J Pais......

End of an era in Bengali literature`

Death of Sunil Gangopadhyay marks the end of an era in Bengali literature. He, along with poet late Sakti Chattopadhyay, initiated uninhibited bohemianism in literature. A prolific novelist and......

Why the Dalai Lama Matters

Professor Robert Thurman is a well-known figure in the United States. Not only because a few years ago, he was nominated as one of the 25 most influential Americans by Time magazine, but also for......

Indian writers are quite adventurous

Who will win the 2008 Man Booker Prize? The trade offices of literary fiction have not shaken off the miasma of Midnight's Children winning the Booker of Bookers in July. Reviewers will not let us......

Jhumpa Lahiri achieves rare feat

Pulitzer-prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri's new collection of short stories, Unaccustomed Earth, has gone to number 1 in The New York Times bestseller list less than two weeks after its......

Is print media losing its charm?

India is a culture of oral communication. It, perhaps, explains the quick adoption of the audio-visual medium. We learn by hearing, and these mediums enable that easily, says Madan......

Ad gurus upstaged by new names in Asian rankings

It would be natural to expect creative ad honchos like Prasoon Joshi, Piyush Pandey or R Balakrishnan (Balki) to enter any elite list of top creative people in Asia. But, according to the latest......

Infosys, world's 32nd most innovative firm

It was a fitting way to wrap up the first day of IBM's innovation-themed leadership forum, held in Rome in early April.Guests were treated to small group tours of the Vatican Museum, including......

Piyush Pandey to head jury at the Cannes Ad Fest

Piyush Pandey, group president and national creative director of Ogilvy & Mather India, will be the president of the Film and Press & Outdoor juries at the Cannes Lions International Advertising......

Rituparno Ghosh: The man behind the revival of Bengali cinema

After Satyajit Ray died and Mrinal Sen retired, Bengali cinema was no longer what it used to be -- until Rituparno Ghosh triggered its revival. Rituparno Ghosh, the auteur who brought the Bengali......

Reese Witherspoon announces pregnancy

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon has finally confirmed news of her third pregnancy. The 36-year-old actress has been......

Vidhubala: Acting is a closed chapter for me now

Vidhubala, daughter of the famous magician, late Prof Bhagyanath and sister of National Award-winning cinematographer Madhu Ambat, was star in Malayalam years ago. Now after a long break -- 30......

Shooting a Hollywood film in Munnar

Santosh Sivan has become truly an international filmmaker. His eighth directorial venture, Before the Rains, a Hollywood film made in Kerala has made it to a number of international film festivals......

'American empire is coming to an end'

In the first part of our exclusive conversation, Lord David Puttnam spoke about his association with cinema, and how he came to be an Oscar-winning producer.Here, in the conclusion to a tete-a-tete......

Weather set to test Vettel more than rivals

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will go into Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix as a heavy favourite, buoyed by a comprehensive season-opening victory in Melbourne a fortnight ago to kick off his world......

Hyderabad overcome Royal Challenge for title

- Scorecard| ImagesDeccan Chargers staged a remarkable fightback to upstage Royal Challengers Bangalore by six runs in a nail-biting final and win the second edition of the Indian Premier League at......

Battle for legitimacy: Proteas nab top spot

Gone are the days when a match against Australia used to be a foregone conclusion for other teams, in any format of the game. Thanks to South Africa and India for their performances against the......

Mahindra United, Sporting Clube in goalless draw

With every passing match, Mahindra United's title chances seem to be ebbing away. And when the Mumbai outfit runs on flat tyres, nothing can rescue them, not even a change in engine or chasis.For......

Deco to sign four-year deal with Barca

Portugal midfielder Deco will sign a four-year contract with Barcelona, the Primera Liga club said on Monday. Barcelona said on their website that the Porto playmaker would arrive in the city on......

  People speak for renaissance award

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jameel ahmed
Q. On whom this song is picturised "Sur na saje kiya gaon meing sur key bina jeevan soona" your view on this song
Jameel Ahmed:  A.  more

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sampan chakraborty
Q. then why we are not producing another sn bose or tagore?in last 30 years the likes of subhas mukherjee,mother teresa,amartya sen,microcredit pioneer md yunuus had emerged all whose work had won nobel(unfortunately though dr mukherjee had to commit suicide long ago but nobel was awarded in 2010 to british physician edwards ).but still i must admit that we have not produced anyone like renaissance personality like tagore,jc bose,swami vivekananda.is it the vice like grip of failed ideology among commom mass or completely due to poltical failures since 1960's?
Sampan Chakraborty:  A. Movie : Basant Bahaar (1956) ,Singer: Manna Dey, Lyricist : Shailendra, Music Director - Shankar Jaikishan,Cast : Nimmi,Bharat...... more

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chela
Q. what was the Impact of Islamic civilization on Europe during the crusades ??
Chela:  A. no.Those mentioned are not the outcome of political senario at their time. more

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chela
Q. India is a country where we remember & appreciate people in obituaries only. How can you explain not using such gifted & brilliant artistes like Girish Karnad & Manna Dey? Isn't something wrong with us collectively?
Chela:  A. i am reminded of my childhood memories...my Ma an extremely well read person,would get a lot of books home from the univ library,and I used to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/india-is-a-country-where-we-remember-amp-appreciate-people-i/22161422/answers/14618999

Audrey Tata
Q. Best Movie Of John Gielgud ?
Audrey Tata:  A. Gielgud's crowning achievement, many believe, was Ages of Man, his one-man recital of Shakespearean excerpts which he performed throughout the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-movie-of-john-gielgud-/14613883/answers/13192447

  Web results for Renaissance Award
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BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Autograph Collection, an exclusive ensemble of independent hotels, announced today that it... ...

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Arabia tales

Ibrahim Nehme, editor-in-chief of The Outpost, says by publishing true accounts, stereotypes are automatically broken Ibrahim Nehme quit his... ...

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Drillinginfo's Allen Gilmer Named One of Austin's Best CEOs

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drillinginfo, a leading provider of cloud-based data and analytics software for the oil and gas... ...

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Award winning artist Mladen Miljanovic holds 1st solo exhibition in the UK

Pressat 2014-09-29 Monday 29 September, 2014 NN Contemporary Art is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in the UK by Mladen Miljanovic... ...

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