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'Sanskrit must be janbhasha; it's not a language of Brahmins alone'

Many feel that Indian languages are in a mess and what one witnesses is a mixture of English, Persian and Arabic in our regional languages. The question is, how do we purify Indian languages and......

The martyr who remained free even in death

In the autumn of 1921, Chandra Shekhar Tiwari was a student of Sanskrit at the prestigious Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. A fervent call by Mahatma Gandhi, urging his countrymen to join......

IN PHOTOS: Mumbai celebrates Navratri

As India celebrates Navratri (nine nights in Sanskrit) with great pomp and splendour, we bring you glimpses of festivities in Mumbai. Navratri symbolises nine avatars of goddess Durga, who killed......

'Teaching Sanskrit through Internet is fun'

Dr Sudhir Kaicker, former professor, computer science, in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, came to Toronto's Sheridan College to continue teaching the same subject. But the move made his......

In Orissa, a village of Sanskrit pundits

Sanskrit may have ceased to be spoken by people, but there is a remote village in this coastal district of Orissa where every home has a pundit of the ancient language.Sasana village in the......

From tech to transport: Journey of 2 IITians

Passion in their eyes, the duo explains the meaning of Ubida. In Sanskrit, Ubi means location, while ida means intelligence. Mukesh Jha and Janardan Prasad, directors and co-founders of a start-up......

NCR's new towns get ready for realty boom

A real estate boom seems to be building up on the north of India, decades after Gurgaon arrived on the scene. Part of the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) for long, Gurgaon is seen as a real......

The rise and fall of Brand Satyam

Wednesday was the last day when the shares of Mahindra Satyam, the erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Ltd, were traded on the stock market. The company will now be merged into Tech......

Anji Reddy, healer extraordinaire

Dr Reddy, an innovative technocrat par excellence, led from the front the countless initiatives of his famed laboratory in discovering many effective, affordable, cures for the numerous ailments of......

There's something in a name, say private equity players

When it comes to choosing a name for a new fund, private equity managers in India rarely heed the famous quote of the Bard of Avon, 'What's in a name?'It seems that fund managers who have launched......

'Hisss didn't work with the critics'

Well known cinematographer Madhu Ambat has won the National Award two times -- one for G V Iyer's Sanskrit film Adi Shankara and the other for Sarada Ramanathan's Tamil film Sringaram. Some of......

Akshay, Sridevi wish Happy Gudi Padwa!

Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to wish their friends and fans, on the occasion of festivals like Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Cheti Chand and Navreh. Here is what they had to say: Akshay Kumar,......

PHOTO: Shakira and Gerard Pique's baby boy

Shakira, who gave birth to son Milan Pique Mebarak on January 22, shared the picture of her newborn son and beau Gerard Pique on microblogging site Twitter. Two weeks after welcoming the tot,......

'We were forced by directors to plagiarise songs'

Music composer brothers Anand-Milind gave Bollywood a string of music blockbusters before fading out six years ago.  From their first hit in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) to Raja Babu,......

Key transfers leads to voices of dissent in SAI

A major reshuffle in the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has led to strong voice of dissent among officials with many questioning the wisdom behind transferring key administrators while merging the......

'Don't think Vijender has involvement with drug haul'

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said he does not think boxer Vijender Singh has any involvement with the drug haul case in Punjab, stressing that law would take its own......

'Don't think Vijender has involvement with drug haul'

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said he does not think boxer Vijender Singh has any involvement with the drug haul case in Punjab, stressing that law would take its own......
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Q. Kaali Kamli Waala ....Have you heard this expression? What is meaning of this and for whom it is being used?
Lucky:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kaali-kamli-waala-....have-you-heard-this-expression-what-is/27289916/answers/

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Q. I just want to know the meaning of twasta, is this Sanskrit word or it is belong to other regional language?
Vinod Mutha:  A. literally kamli means blanket or shawl. Metraphorically, it could mean the dark skin of Krishna. Like they say "Shyam" which means...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-just-want-to-know-the-meaning-of-twasta-is-this-sanskrit-w/27156546/answers/27289950

jaya
Q. Your language is influenced by Urdu , Or English ? with reason plz ?
Jaya:  A. Its Is Twashta and it Means Sun God, Jo Prithvi ko apni aaag se santusht kare vo Twasta hota hai more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/your-language-is-influenced-by-urdu--or-english--with-reason/27146808/answers/27156568

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Unfinished work on unsung talents

His unfinished autobiography has been published in three volumes. It brings the story of his life only up to 1947. It is couched in his usual... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140420/jsp/frontpage/story_18257047.jsp
The hijra legacy

The Supreme Court of India has finally recognised hijras as the third gender. This must be seen as a victory of Indian culture. Will it?... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/the-hijra-legacy/15241051
The difference between leading and leaderbaazi

There is a memorable quote from Mark Hanna: "There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money, and I can't remember what the... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Features-237425-Featuresdet-The_difference_between_leading_and_leaderbaazi.htm
Countdown begins to dynasty's end

he curtains are slowly descending and the sun is setting fast over the dictatorship of the dynasty, which has dwarfed India since Independence. The... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/analysis/countdown-begins-to-dynastys-end
Bearing witness to Kamala Das

"Your book should show truth, like the store that sells knives - the glitter, the gleam, and the violence," Kamala said. I responded by raising the... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=31311

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