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'There are wild kids in India'

Maya Mehra is the last person anywhere on this planet to consider arranged marriage. But when you are living a hip life in LA, and particularly when you are convinced that you are a reincarnation......

Two Vinitas and the 26/11 tragedy

Vinita Bisht and Vinita Kamte lost their husbands -- one an NSG commando, the other an IPS officer -- in the 26/11 terror attacks. Six years later, Archana Masih/Rediff.com meets them to discover......

Move to amend marriage law irks men's rights group

The decision of the government to amend the Hindu Marriage Act has come under fire from men's rights organisations. The Save Indian Family Foundation says that the government is in such a......

Imran Khan denies affair with Benazir in biography

A new biography of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan pooh-poohs suggestions that he was romantically involved with slain former premier Benazir Bhutto. "One of my cousins was......

The heat is on, and how!

Hot and humid conditions on Thursday threw normal life out of gear in many parts of the country, including the national capital where the day temperature stayed three degree celsius above normal.......

Can these e-business ideas of the West work in India?

As a US army veteran, William Sundelius (name changed), knows the importance of being prepared for eventualities. Discipline has been his guiding principle in life.At 85, still a strict......

Gaming: Indian themes strike a chord

Foreign superheroes and characters will have to make way as the Indian-themed games laced with Bollywood masala, Indian cricket fever and ancient mythology make their presence felt on the social......

Diesel prices may be freed next fiscal: Rangarajan

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan on Thursday said, diesel prices may be freed from the government control by next fiscal. The proposed move would lead to......

Men behind top Indian tycoons' success

In 2005, Lanco Infratech was a bit player in the power sector with 400 Mw capacity. Come March 2011 and Lanco will have 4,000 Mw capacity, making it among the largest power producers in the private......

The gas in the Reliance case

The first successful round of bidding for exploration and production of oil and natural gas in all the offshore areas of the country was conducted in 1985, when I was petroleum secretary. As many......

An Arranged Marriage you can relate to!

D'Arranged Marriage, a play about Sanjay Gupta, an aspiring New Zealand Indian stand-up comic who spends his life working at his father's corner shop and avoiding the issue of an arranged marriage,......

The Jadoo of Indian food

Indian-British filmmaker Amit Gupta speaks to Aseem Chhabra about combing his love for food and cinema.Food and families are such a big part of the ethos of being an Indian. It is surprising that......

Bollywood celebrates India's cricket victory

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day The second World Cup quarterfinal between India and Australia was eagerly......

Meet Rockstar Ranbir's impulsive co-star

Not many people would remember Sonam Kapoor's shy and timid aunt in Delhi 6. But Yeh Saali Zindagi corrected that for Aditi Rao Hydari. She was anything but shy in the film, with her amorous......

Anu Malik sings his favourite tunes!

Anu Malik is back on the charts, with his score for the forthcoming Yamla Pagla Deewana. The music composer wants to let his music do the talking. So he gives us a taste of it......

Team India aim to break home jinx in World Cup

Having faltered twice at the doorstep of the title contest previously when they hosted the World Cup, India would be eager to break the jinx this time around and regain cricket's most coveted......

Ferguson shocked as Rooney says he wants to go

Wayne Rooney has told Manchester United he wants to quit the club, leaving manager Alex Ferguson "shocked and bemused" and paving the way for a bidding war to start for the England striker.......

Saddened Tiger Woods says divorce took a toll on his game

Tiger Woods said on Wednesday the break-up of his marriage was far more difficult for him than he had let on and that the fallout from his string of infidelities had poisoned his golf game. Woods,......

Umpire Koertzen swaps white coat for family life

Rudi Koertzen, before his last spell as an international umpire, is told by colleague and match referee Chris Broad that a flight has been found to get him home two days early but it will be......

Manic Maradona is no Cup sideshow

A veritable goldmine of soccer talent was on display at Ellis Park when former champions Argentina opened their World Cup campaign. But throughout Argentina's defeat of Nigeria a roly-poly, bearded......

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Q. Two strange entitities not known to each other earlier get married through an Indian arranged marriage system. How would each one of them behave or enjoy their first night together?
:  A. this has been a great dead lock between the two for ages in the past. It was therefore a custom that after 3 years of marriage she was first sent...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/two-strange-entitities-not-known-to-each-other-earlier-get-m//answers/20927838

Rajendra G
Q. Marriage or live together which one is better fro present situation like Indian economy and socialism .
Rajendra G:  A. Hi, Live together has no name or identity of its own .It is just an arrangement of sharing a house and its connected bills. What else is shared has...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/marriage-or-live-together-which-one-is-better-fro-present-si/20927834/answers/20212871

SWAPAN BHATTACHARYA
Q. Today is Hindi day. Hindi is our national language, yet it is not a compulsory language in our academic syllabus. Do you think we need to promote a common language for our Mother Country? We preach about unity in diversity, yet not able to communicate in a common national language. Please opine.
SWAPAN BHATTACHARYA:  A. A common national language is certainly great and I would endorse for a common national language that can be used with ease across India. In fact,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-is-hindi-day.-hindi-is-our-national-language-yet-it-is/20212809/answers/15565867

Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. Does Love marriage score over the Arranged Marriage???
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. In India, matrimony is one of the most sacred rituals and thus upholds great relevance among Indian populace. Arranged weddings consequently enjoy...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-love-marriage-score-over-the-arranged-marriage/15561909/answers/16706455

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