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'In India, there is no value for human beings'

  'In Hindu society, marriage is not between a man and a woman, but between their castes; politicians do not ask for human votes, but for caste votes....' 'Have you heard of such nonsense......

'Why does the govt gives awards to cigarette makers using taxpayers' money?'

Shifting the focus from the individual to the society, the World Heart Day celebrations this year highlight the theme of creating `heart-healthy environments’. A deep dive into the......

Why is the PM silent on the Sangh Parivar's 'love jihad' campaign?

'If the BJP wants to build a minimally inclusive and secure society, in which vulnerable groups and religious minorities don't feel persecuted, then the Sangh Parivar, the party and its government......

Should the illegal flats in Campa Cola society be demolished?

Mumbai municipal officials on Friday descended on the posh Campa Cola society to cut off essential supplies to the illegal flats, but they are facing stiff resistance from the residents, who have......

'We need to stop thinking about how older people are a burden to society'

Distinguished Indian American professor of psychiatry and neurosciences Dr Dilip V Jeste has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of......

A behavioural theory on why productivity declines

The impact of 'family first' on productivity in developing societies is yet to be modeled, says Agnikalam. Historically, social scientists, in particular economists, have been deeply concerned with......

India's top 10 selling cars in June

Car sales in June 2014 surged 15 per cent, the fastest growth rate in 10 months, but industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) says that the sales spike is mainly due to the......

Why is good monsoon so important for the economy?

This year has seen disappointing projections on the monsoon front, rues Devangshu Datta. India is an unequal society. How unequal it is can be understood by looking at a few broad statistics.......

FDI in retail and 'Two Cultures'

Governments should have a role in nurturing entrepreneurs who will make a difference to the society at large. A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who are highly......

7 wonders of the modern world

To celebrate the engineering achievement of the modern world, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has compiled a list of structures that people thought were impossible.  “As a......

Gulaab Gang is a thought-provoking, masala movie

Hindi cinema seems readier than society to focus on women. It is not just rape one is talking about, though an act of rape and its consequent injustice unfolds in most narratives. Suddenly women......

Review: Malayalam film 1983 is worth a watch

Debutante director Abrid Shine depicts the transformation of Indian society towards the importance of sports in his film 1983, writes Paresh C Palicha. The 1983 Cricket World Cup win for India......

Liked the newest episode of Satyamev Jayate 3? VOTE!

Satyamev Jayate's newest episode -- Accepting Alternative Sexualities -- was a commendable effort to bring the discourse on Section 377 of the Indian Constitution on a mainstream platform, says......

Catherine: Language was never a problem

Catherine Tresa, a Malayali brought up in the Middle East, began her tinsel-town journey with Kannada movies and subsequently worked in Malayalam and Telugu. It took her a while to do a Tamil film.......

'Some people are mad and I am one of them'

'If I tried remaking my father's films, he might just come out of his grave and give me a tight slap.' 'Kareena doesn't want to have babies,' Randhir Kapoor tells Sonil Dedhia/Rediff.com "Aaj kal......

World Cup sidelights: It's love all when Agassi and Graf watch football

The United States of America is a multicultural society. So, when U.S.A. played Germany on Thursday in their final group match at the World Cup in Brazil, there were bound to be split loyalties in......

Pistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for killing girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius (centre) is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar......

Courage beyond Compare: Beating disability to become champions

  Book cover: Courage beyond Compare. Courage Beyond Compare, as the name suggests, is all about Indian paralympic sports stars who despite physical disability battled the odds to become......

Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison, demands prosecutor

Oscar Pistorius in the Pretoria High Court for his sentencing hearing in Pretoria on Friday. Photograph: Werner Beukes/SAPA/Gallo Images/Getty Images South African track star Oscar Pistorius......

Pistorius 'can't get away with this', Steenkamp's cousin tells court

Oscar Pistorius talks to one of his legal representatives Brian Webber in the Pretoria High Court for sentencing in his murder trial on Thursday. Photograph: Alon Skuy/The Times/Gallo Images/Getty......
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Bhuvana
Q. who or what motivated you recently.............:-)
Bhuvana:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-or-what-motivated-you-recently.............-/27402915/answers/

Rohit Soni
Q. It's a pity that our society has gone down to such level where its almost impossible to trust any one completely..one will always be apprehensive..!!wht do you say..??
Rohit Soni:  A. no recent but always success really motivates me because success breeds success .....I feel strongest motivation comes from self only .... People...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/its-a-pity-that-our-society-has-gone-down-to-such-level-wher/27389654/answers/27402947

Rohit Soni
Q. Do you have/had any reason for getting married or you did it juz because every body does it..norm of our society..??
Rohit Soni:  A. yes.. and times have changed and people now look at people doing good without any expectations with doubt.. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-havehad-any-reason-for-getting-married-or-you-did-it-/27389362/answers/27389662

Lucky
Q. Fun : Females use surname as Kumar and Singh like Divya Kumar and Archana Singh, but Males can not use Kumari or Kaur. Why so?
Lucky:  A. i did it because my parents wanted me to get married in time more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fun--females-use-surname-as-kumar-and-singh-like-divya-kumar/27387127/answers/27389366

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM MANISH TEWARI FORMER UNION MINISTER AND POWERFUL CONGRESS LEADER ACCUSED GADKARI FOR HAVING A FLAT IN UNKNOWN NAME IN ADARSH SOCIETY, BUT WHEN GADKARI FILED A CASE AND COURT ASKED PROOF, MANISH COULD NOT FURNISH AND GAVE TENDERED UNCONDITIONAL APOLOGY AFTER WHICH CASE WAS WITHDRAWN, REFLECTS HOW LEADERS MAKE BASELESS ALLEGATION AGAINST OPPONENT?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. Because of Traditions and conventions followed by the Society . more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-manish-tewari-former-union-minister-and-powerfu/27385314/answers/27387130

  Web results for Society
Who's afraid of India's meek Muslims?

In the past couple of years, there has been a regular stream of opinion pieces and special reports, most of them originating in the West, seeking... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=37852
Turn off the water, please

So, as in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, there will have to be a call from some higher-up figure, to get us not only to flush our own s**t, but also... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/Turn-off-the-water-please/articleshow/44934553.cms
N C Saxena

N C Saxena, a former member of the National Advisory Council believes that the regulatory regime in the states continues to be oppressive. In an... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/governance-at-the-state-level-needs-attention-n-c-saxena-114102500727_1.html
Yellow-and-Green Gender Revolution on 3 Wheels

At a time when harassment of women in public transport was growing by leaps and bounds, Zeeshan Mohammad of Sitapur district in Uttar Pradesh... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/Yellow-and-Green-Gender-Revolution-on-3-Wheels/2014/10/25/article2491608.ece
A Picture Wider Than the Frame

Although a serious socio-economic study with all the related pitfalls of academic analogues, Rachel Dwyer's new offer essentially deals with the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/A-Picture-Wider-Than-the-Frame/2014/10/25/article2491840.ece

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