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Review: Heropanti could do with more action and less drama

Heropanti is an amusing yet bland modification of the classic Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, says Paloma Sharma. "Sab ko aati nahi, meri jaati nahi," says Tiger Shroff time and again. Now you might......

Rapes happen in India, because we are a callous nation

'Look at the woman sitting next to you, or any of the women in your family, your friends, or ANY woman for that matter. I can guarantee you that she has been abused, molested or eve-teased at some......

Forget Michael, will India learn to rock?

Michael goes to Bed, declares Alec Smart in a tabloid headline about the Danish rock band visiting a Mumbai lounge bar. India is finally rocking, is the general feeling, with everybody from Eric......

STD peccadilloes

I was excited about studying in the United States, but little did I realise how homesick I would feel for Chennai. Our seniors had arranged to pick us up -- two of my friends were with me --at......

Maj Gen Ashok Mehta on the nuclear command

Much excitement was generated over the announcement of the formation of the long-awaited Strategic Forces Commandand the nuclear chain of command, the Nuclear Command Authority,to order and......

Why you need new skill sets!

You were always the smart Alec in school, engineering and in B-school. Cheeky, irreverent, playing one upmanship games with classmates, showing disdain for rules, never really collaborating with......

What makes Suzuki Swift so desirable!

I want one.' Now, it is not everyday that a spoilt motoring journalist gets into buying-a-car mode. But the moment I saw the new Maruti Suzuki Swift, I wanted one in my parking lot. Actually, I had......

Using the past to predict the future

A CEO of an Indian company hired a recruitment consultant to help select his personal assistant. To the three candidates in the final list, the consultant -- a psychologist by training -- asked the......

Driving the Rs 5.5-crore Maybach!

At Motoring, there is always an air of expectation that builds up every time a new car has to be driven or tested -- whether it be the new Maini G-Wiz (aka Reva) or a priceless Jaguar XK150. It is......

Review: Heropanti could do with more action and less drama

Heropanti is an amusing yet bland modification of the classic Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, says Paloma Sharma. "Sab ko aati nahi, meri jaati nahi," says Tiger Shroff time and again. Now you might......

Christmas bug bites Bollywood

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. They say that inside every man resides a child. They must be......

Why the Oscars weren't worth waking up for

All us critics love making digs at the Oscars. They're the most watched awards show on the planet, and while they usually end up ruffling our feathers by handing out trophies for several dozen......

Reader review of OSO

Okay, let's face it. Farah Khan isn't India's most talented director. She is however, fully capable of providing the audience with unadulterated entertainment with logic nowhere to be seen. And......

Mehmood rocks in Bluffmaster!

Either Abhishek Bachchan loves to don a swindler's cap, or his alter ego Bunty of Bunty Aur Babli fame has got something to do with it. Whatever be the reason,the currently hot actor is at it again......

Alec who was too smart for the Don

Alec Bedser, who died aged 91 on Sunday, was once hailed by the great Australian batsman Don Bradman as the finest bowler he had faced of his type.The former England and Surrey seamer enjoyed a......

  People speak for smart alecs

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aruna v
Q. Arguing with a fool is the easiest way to become one .....What do you have to say...?:-))
Aruna V:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/arguing-with-a-fool-is-the-easiest-way-to-become-one-.....wh/27616441/answers/

QueSera Sera
Q. Since some days QnA has become the most boring forum on the net. Either it is Dolly spreading her bottom all over the pages ... or it is some 'smart alec' qnaites, inspired by KBC, lugging their bagfull of questions and unloading them here hogging up page after page. In between there is truthexposed trying his bit to spread Islam with weird statements in the shape of 'questions'. Wonder what this forum has transformed into???!!!
QueSera Sera:  A. Very true! There are quite a few smart Alecs here on the forum ... and I have found its best to ignore them. No point in responding to their unwanted Answers and Comments. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/since-some-days-qna-has-become-the-most-boring-forum-on-the-/26432009/answers/27616490

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. On the defensive amid allegations of minority appeasement, the Congress party on Friday distanced itself from Union Minister Salman Khurshids statement promising nine per cent reservation to Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, and party leader Digvijay Singhs remarks on Delhis Batla House encounter.- Why the Congress takes a U turn ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. qna session. then everyone will ask questions. we cannot control sir more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/on-the-defensive-amid-allegations-of-minority-appeasement-th/21742576/answers/26432043

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. Anagram Quiz-- a smart drink...OUR CUBA ALEC??
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. suger cane juice more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/anagram-quiz---a-smart-drink...our-cuba-alec/21742576/answers/17952369

sumita ganguly
Q. today I am getting a lot of errors in QNA. when I open my page it says no ques asked and No answers so far. some times it says to become a friend to enter the page.
Sumita Ganguly:  A. I have faced this last night when to post a single answer it took me 2 hours... for a few days now I have noticed a strange phenomenon. Which...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-i-am-getting-a-lot-of-errors-in-qna.-when-i-open-my-pa/17952355/answers/16106329

  Web results for Smart Alecs
Foot-in-mouth disease among humans

The foot-and-mouth disease afflicts cows, buffaloes and sheep and causes them to break out in acute fever and blisters and could be fatal. Whereas... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/foot-in-mouth-disease-among-humans/article1-1254926.aspx
Grand old party of status quoists

12:04 am It doesn't need to be told. It is there for all to see. The Congress is in grave trouble. And most naturally and inevitably. The defeat in... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/grand-old-party-of-status-quoists/
NOT IN THE MOOD

There's this icon on a smart phone and it says it will tell you how you are feeling if you speak to it for 20 seconds. To your inner eternal... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/article/35/2014081320140813023424750a6b7f20a/NOT-IN-THE-MOOD.html
Not in the mood

How accurate are mood-testing apps, the new flavour of techie land? We tried one on this writer, a dead politician and a dejected sports star.... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/travel/Not-in-the-mood/articleshow/40132107.cms
Checking proves costly for trio

CHENNAI: A group of three men carrying large sacks containing sharp metallic spare parts of a computer were apprehended by the bomb squad at... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Checking-proves-costly-for-trio/2014/07/30/article2355170.ece

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