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Gandhi's S African farm faces uncertain future

The historic Tolstoy Farm established by Mahatma Gandhi 100 years ago in Johannesburg, faces an uncertain future following a series of thefts at the plot and an abandoned project to turn the site......

Gandhi's first experiment with truth marks 100 years

As the place where Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi began his famous experiments with truth, the Tolstoy Farm is a living example of his legacies that can give the present generation lessons in humanity.......

All that shines is not silicon

All happy marriages are alike. Each separation is messy in its own way,' Tolstoy may have said in a slight variation of his famous line. It is a part of my job, a small, but a painful part, to meet......

14 Books that best capture India

Rediff.com flags off its Independence Day celebrations, looking at the books that capture the weft and warp of the wonder that is India.   A Suitable Boy An economist from Oxford and Stanford,......

Martyrs Day musings: Our many republics

As we observe Martyrs' Day today, Mahatma Gandhi would have been dismayed by the number of vested interests that are seeking to carve out identities and spaces outside the Republic of India, says......

Did the CAG overstep the mark?

It is unfair to judge the CAG only by his reports on 2G, KG, Coalgate and the Commonwealth Games, notes Sukumar MukhopadhyayDoes the Comptroller and Auditor General serve the government or the......

World's 10 abandoned cities

Some cities die due to natural catastrophe, some die due to economic changes and some simply die because they have outlived their functions. The world is full of abandoned cities, or ghost......

India ranks 14th in Internet freedom

In its latest report on the state of internet, Freedom House, an organisation that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom and human rights, India ranks 14th among 37......

Few takers for pet insurance

Despite a boom in pet care facilities in India, the concept of pet insurance has not become popular here due to unorganised nature of this sector, say experts. While pet insurance is hugely......

8 shocks that await India, global economy

The global economy may have just limped out of the worst recession since World War II as governments tried to spur consumer demand by lowering interest rates to record lows and pouring trillions of......

Review: August Osage County gives you a lump in the throat

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts may have been cast as the star characters of the story – they earned Oscar nominations in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress categories respectively......

Will The Artist, Hugo benefit from Oscar win?

The Artist and Hugo -- which won five Oscar awards each -- may just get a boost in their collections.With most of the top Oscar winners including The Artist, The Iron Lady and Hugo approaching the......

'Dev Anand was too much in love with himself'

Arthur J Pais wonders why the evergreen legend did not make brilliant films even in his old age, like some of his peers in the West. As I watched Max von Sydow play a mysterious immigrant and......

Amrita Rao's sister makes Telugu debut

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Telugu cinema, right here! Preetika Rao, sister of Hindi actress Amrita Rao, made an impressive debut in the Tamil film Chikku Bukku......

Dev Anand: Will work till something happens to me

"I am sure you are excited to meet me for the first time, but I am doubly excited to see you for the first time, because I learn from you. You are the inspiration for my stories, I get my......

Images: Spirit of Cricket in Mohali

There is never a dull moment in an India-Pakistan cricket clash and even before the start of their World Cup semi-final, the electrifying atmosphere came alive a bit more when the two countries'......

Liverpool desperate to help prevent United's 19th title

Chelsea showed by beating Manchester United that they will not give up the Premier League title without a fight and Liverpool are likely to be just as tenacious when they face United at Anfield on......

WC warm-up images: Dhoni punishes Kiwi bowlers

An explosive, unbeaten knock of 108 by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and a classy 89 by Gautam Gambhir, powered India to an imposing 360 for five against New Zealand in their second and last......

Pathan will be the most important player for India: Kapil

Every World Cup throws up a hero. Who can forget Kapil Dev single-handedly taking India to an unexpected title triumph in 1983, or Imran Khan inspiring Pakistan to their world title in 1992......

It's better to play on SA pitches than India: Harbhajan

Dubbed challenging at the start of the tour, Indian cricketers have taken a liking to the fast and bouncy pitches of South Africa with star spinner Harbhajan Singh wondering why such tracks are not......

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Q. Which farm eastablished by Mahatma Gandhi in Natal, South Africa(a) Phoenix Farm (b) Tolstoy Firm(c) Sabamati Ashram (d) None of the above
Julianaboyfriend:  A. according to the book by Leo Tolstoy, it began with 'The Imp and the Peasant's bread' :-) more

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Q. Which farm eastablished by Mahatma Gandhi in Natal, South Africa(a) Phoenix Farm (b) Tolstoy Farm(c) Sabamati Ashram (d) None of the above
Manvikasboyboyfriend:  A. Tolstoy Firm more

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Unhappy Marriage Causes That You Know

As Leo Tolstoy said, all happy marriages resemble each other but each couple is unhappy in its own way. The causes of unhappiness in marriage are... ...

http://asianetindia.com/unhappy-marriage-causes-that-you-know/
Mapping cities and lives

KOCHI: For renowned contemporary artist Gigi Scaria, cities reflect the evolution of mankind and the transformation people undergo to fit into the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Mapping-cities-and-lives/2014/08/27/article2400611.ece
Salma the woman who rebelled through poetry

After watching the documentary, Salma, at least one similarity between its British filmmaker Kim Longinottoand the subject -- a Muslim woman from a... ...

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A sophisticated, critical, modern mind

Senior Congress leader S.M. Krishna consoles Mrs. Esther Ananthamurthy (Photo: DC) Bengaluru: AAs a creative writer of intellectual depth and... ...

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Life on the other side

IS NOT ENOUGH Author: Natwar Singh Publisher: Rupa, Rs500 In his autobiography, Kunwar Natwar Singh — former senior bureaucrat,... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/books/life-on-the-other-side.html

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