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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......

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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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.  more

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

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

Sundar Rajan
Q. AT work, with whom are you more comfortable among the two - superiors or subordinates ?
Sundar Rajan:  A. I am comfortable with both as long as superiors are not nosey parkers and suordinates are not alec smart more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/at-work-with-whom-are-you-more-comfortable-among-the-two---s/16106060/answers/11677889

  Web results for Smart Alecs
Knit Picks

Dozens of woollen garments are stitched together into piles and spread across the gallery floor and walls. Stuffed forms are bundled together with... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/knit-picks-2/
Raging poll fevers

Poll time gives rise to such a host of ancillary industries that it could boost that bipartisan password to victory: growth. We aren't talking only... ...

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/erratica/entry/raging-poll-fevers
Santa Launches "Operation Santa Sign" In Support Of Military Personnel & Their Families

The North Pole (via Dunwoody, GA), September 30 - This holiday season Santa Claus is, once again, pulling out all of the stops to support members... ...

http://www.free-press-release.com/news-santa-launches-operation-santa-sign-in-support-of-military-personnel-their-families-1224530506.html
Bank on us

Vote banks are so much like the rupiya-paisa kind, no ? Mr Chidambaram may say what he likes about Narendra Modi's capitalist cronies, and Ravi... ...

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/erratica/entry/bank-on-us
The Sholay graphic novels fail to impress

n the extraordinary 2003 documentary The Mindscape of Alan Moore , the much-loved comics writer sounded like the grumpiest man on the planet when... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/young-restless/lost-in-translation-the-sholay-graphic-novels-fail-to-impress

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