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Modi's wit keeps celebs, lawmakers hungry for more

'This speech is going to be more of a punishment. I spoke too much this afternoon.' A tireless Narendra Modi left over 700 notable luminaries in peals of laughter with his quick wit during a dinner......

PM Modi's 1st interview: India, China have grown at similar paces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to CNN's Fareed Zakaria. Photograph: TV grab/CNN "India doesn't need to become China or anything else’ “There are many similarities between India......

Can Modi unshackle Indian genius?

Rajeev Srinivasan on how India has continued to disappoint, but could outdo Singapore one day. In 2007, I wrote about how I had become disappointed by India: We had formal independence, but not......

Why Natwar Singh's 'disclosures' sound hollow

Natwar Singh's book is un-illuminating, largely self-justificatory, often contradictory, and at times tendentious. He is too preoccupied with depicting himself as a victim of the Congress party's......

BJP attacks UPA regime, hails 'strong and able' Modi

The 10-year UPA rule came under sharp attack in the BJP's National Council meeting in on Saturday, which unveiled the new government's future plans and policy prescription in domestic and foreign......

China's $20 bn investment to transform India?

Read through the list of 16 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) signed between China and India during President Xi Jinping's state visit a fortnight ago and it is hard to pin down the $20 billion......

What minority status will mean for Jains

Tenants dwelling in prime properties of Jain temples for years may have to vacate these; government interference in institutions and trusts of the community will cease to exist; and there will be......

Ratan Tata returns to board of a prominent US think tank

Top Indian industrialist Ratan Tata has returned as a board member of East West Centre, a prominent American think tank.Tata, 75, is returning to the board and has worked with the organisation......

The Bhagwati-Sen Debate: An Epitaph

Only reforms that accelerate economic growth can generate the revenues to finance expenditure on social infrastructure for the poor, not the other way round, insists Jagdish Bhagwati. My......

Rutgers varsity inks academic partnership MoU with India

Rutgers University, a leading New Jersey-based national public educational institution, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian government last month to launch the Indian Council of......

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right sense
Q. do you know your important and basic fndamental rights ?
Right Sense:  A.  more

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Q. do you know your fundamental rights?
Bhagwanti Das:  A. The six fundamental rights recognised by the constitution are:[1]1) Right to equality, including equality before law, prohibition of discrimination...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-your-fundamental-rights/25104231/answers/25212304

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Q. In a scathing observation that underscores d Govts insensitivity to gender issues, d Supreme Court on Friday said the Centre's move 2 equate 36 crore housewives with beggars, prostitutes in the 2001 Census was unfair n wholly uncalled for. Such an equation clearly disrespects the sentiments of every son and daughter in this country who share immense affection with their mothers who are mostly housewives. It appears that those who are doing household duties like cooking, cleaning of utensils, looking after children etc equated wid beggars, prostitutes n prisoners. Comments pl.
Bhagwanti Das:  A. Sumati, Im not a man knowing law thus what I write may or may not be relevant but I want you to read this Document and also Amberdkaer...... more

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Q. Is marraige a sacred institution or a license for sex as Indian Penal Code clearly states divorce can be seeked on basis of sexual incompatibility?
Sumati Gayki:  A. Sex is an essential ingridient of marriage and hence its incompatabilty is a reasonable gfround for divorce. The idea of selfless love is OK but we...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-marraige-a-sacred-institution-or-a-license-for-sex-as-ind/17572294/answers/17171112

Inquisitive F
Q. once i went in a begali wedding no band no music no dance what a peace ful ceremony and in other states my god people behaving just like animals why not we follow beganli tradition,
Inquisitive F:  A. crude and cheap culture prevails in our country with majority.Many lack refinement .It is a sorry state of affairs .Also many functions have no...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/once-i-went-in-a-begali-wedding-no-band-no-music-no-dance-wh/17171070/answers/17065638

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NORMS FOR DEFENCE SECTOR COMPANIES EASED

New Delhi: The government on Monday allowed private companies in the defence sector to sell equipment to state-run entities without prior approval... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/defence/norms-for-defence-sector-companies-eased/
A Sporting tale of freefall

The rickety wooden stands at the Mohammedan Sporting ground offer the perfect introduction to the century-old club's story of failure and financial... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/top-stories/A-Sporting-tale-of-freefall/articleshow/44896067.cms
New old friends

Mexico was the first Latin American country to recognise India after its independence. Diplomatic relations were established in 1950. Since then, a... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/new-old-friends-2/
Award-winning Flamenco dancer Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca Retell Greek Tragedy of Antigone through Flamenco Dance and Music

Co-production of Culture Shock Miami and South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center Offers Wide Audience A New Interpretation of Sophocles Drama... ...

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Hong Kongers learn how communist China operates

Pro-democracy protests have simmered in Hong Kong for more than three weeks now, occasionally boiling over into violent outbursts with the police... ...

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