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An Open Letter to Smriti Irani

The threat to our pre-schoolers from the worst of Bollywood is far greater than the threat to Sanskrit from German.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A friend who went to his daughter's......

Reporter's diary: Election 2014 from Kanyakumari to Kashi

A Ganesh Nadar’s tales from the campaign trail. In Kanyakumari, the highlight of my election coverage was when I showed Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley’s photograph to a J......

Wake up, generals!

It is difficult to remain idealistic, motivated and dead straight -- the defining characteristics of young Indian Army officers -- when so much wrongdoing is evident at the top. Even honest......

New battle for next army chief

The dust has barely settled after General VK Singh's Supreme Court battle to be army chief for another year when another senior general is approaching the court with a petition which, if accepted,......

Mamata assigns portfolios to council of ministers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday allocated portfolios to her newly sworn-in council of ministers, keeping to herself nine departments, including Home, Land and Land Reforms. Her......

This Janmashtami, hi-tech flute for Lord Krishna

The lyrical sound of the flute, often associated with Vrindavan, Lord Krishna and his numerous gopis, can also fill up auditoriums and big music halls without distorting its charming musical......

Searching for a job online? Beware of hackers

One man's recession is a conman's opportunity. Twenty-two year old Naresh Kothari (name changed), who works for a mid-sized IT firm, learnt this the hard way.He was desperately seeking a change for......

How to make money from blogs

Goodbye, cyberspace! hello, blogiverse! blogosphere? blogmos?" asked writer Brad LGraham in jest when speculating about the future of blogs in a post on his own blog on 10 September 1999. A report......

Puja spells boom for tour biz

Efforts are on to turn Kolkata's Puja season into the local equivalent of New Orleans' Mardi Gras.The four days of Durga Puja is the time to see Kolkata at its best. Sadly, very few outsiders,......

Boston Bengalis hunt for business ideas

Somnath Chakraborty thinks he has a big idea. The 22-year-old resident of Katua, Bardhaman, about 150 kilometres from Kolkata, wants to market a health drink made from extracts of two local herbs,......

Anil Kapoor: Ram Lakhan was not a difficult film

'For 30 years I did nothing but work. The entire focus of my attention was I, me and myself. I have shifted my attention to my children.' Anil Kapoor speaks. Anil Kapoor is a happy......

Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh, 49, passes away

Talented Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh passed away around 7.30 am today, May 30. He was 49.Ghosh was reportedly suffering from pancreatitis.Born and brought up in Kolkata, the maverick filmmaker......

How The Decade Has Treated These Actresses

It's one of the saddest facts of Bollywood. But when it comes to longevity, a heroine's shelf life is nowhere close to that of her hero. While the latter is never too old or silly to romance......

Soham Chakraborty on In Dino

The name Soham Chakraborty may not ring any bell, but if his rendition of In Dino is anything to go by, then it will be a name you won't be forgetting anytime soon.This budding singer, whois......

Annu Kapoor's Antakshari hits US again

When Annu Kapoor hosted the first NRI Antakshari a few years ago in a few American cities, he says he was astounded by the response. Kapoor, who highlights the songs of the 1960s and 1970s, says he......

Ranji round-up: Mumbai avoid follow-on embarrassment vs Railways

Tail-ender Javed Khan, batting with a finger injury, saved Mumbai from following-on while chasing Railways' first innings score of 242 in the rain-truncated Ranji Trophy match, in Delhi, on......

Ranji Trophy: Dinda, Veer Pratap rock Karnataka

Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda intimidated the batsmen with a four-wicket burst before Karnataka staged a recovery to be 237/7 on a curtailed day 1 of their Group A Ranji Trophy fixture at the Eden......

Maharashtra crush Bengal to storm into Ranji Trophy final

Wriddhiman Saha's century went in vain as Maharashtra crushed Bengal by a convincing margin of 10 wickets to storm into the final of the Ranji Trophy, in Indore, on Monday.Maharashtra last played......

Ranji Trophy: Fallah rips apart Bengal to put Maharashtra in control

Left-arm seamer Samad Fallah exposed the poor technique of Bengal's batsmen with some incisive swing bowling to put Maharashtra in the driver's seat on the first day of their Ranji Trophy......

Ranji Trophy: Bengal enter semis; Shukla docked full match fees

A spirited Bengal downed bitter foes Railways by 48 runs in their controversy-filled match at the Eden Gardens on Sunday to set up a Ranji Trophy semifinal clash against Maharashtra. Set a target......
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Francisco
Q. A few words in praise of Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh, if you wish?
Francisco:  A.  more

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Q. Name 15 freedom fighters other than Gandhi and Nehru or their family.
Francisco:  A. 1.vasudev balwant phadke2.khudiram bose3.jatin nath das4.batukeshwar dutt5.rasbihari bose6.arobindo ghosh7.asaf ali8.ashfak ulla khan9.thakur...... more

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Q. Who is your favorite Indian writer and which is your favorite contribution by him/her?
Kasargod Shenoy:  A. Dear Muktha, I am not a man of literature but I have intense fervor to arts. It is the best medium to express our mind and unique thought process....... more

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Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. why BENGALIS take false pride in themselves and their culture which is predominantly not even 400yrs old ??
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. are you asking a question or giving your opinion?If latter, read no further.If former, then know that Bengalis are one of the most friendly,...... more

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Q. ANY FILIMI SONG SET TO JHAP TAAL ( 2/3/2/3)
Sr Sr Sax:  A. Ravi Shankar - Sitar Anoushka Shankar - Sitar Bikram Ghosh - Tabla Tanmoy Bose - Tabla Ajay Sharma - Tanpura Barry Phillips - Tanpura more

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'Flood' of fan moments

Amitav Ghosh signs books for fans. (Anindya Shankar Ray) Trijita Mukherjee came seeking some insights into the man she is in love with. No,... ...

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Music, cricket, film and more at lit fest

Highlights of the events on the second and third days of Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The... ...

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Maluti's big aha moment

A cultural programme at Aryabhatta Auditorium in Ranchi on Sunday, the eve of Republic Day. Picture by Prashant Mitra Ask the average... ...

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Bansuri innovator Pannalal Ghosh ignored in city

How is your guru Annapurna Devi now? She is bedridden, suffering from Parkinson's disease and other age-related problems. But she is mentally alert... ...

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Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby' banned in Pakistan

Balki on Dhanush: Wish I had met him earlier Enchanting reels of a celestial story teller 5 things about 'Mili' Pookutty's 'Roar' nominated... ...

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