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Modi's village adoption plan has potential to transform rural India

Each ‘adarsh village’ should have piped drinking water, connectivity to the main road, electricity supply to all households, library, telecom and broadband connectivity including CCTVs......

How old bicycles are transforming young lives

After used clothes and old newspaper, it is now the turn of bicycles. These used and old bicycles are transforming the lives of poor school going children in rural areas of Bhopal, reports Shuriah......

Kalam exhorts industrialists to transform villages

President A P J Abdul Kalam on Sunday exhorted Indian entrepreneurs to come together to help the nation's rural areas transform into vibrant pockets of economic development and prosperity.The......

EXCLUSIVE! PRESIDENT KALAM'S ADVICE TO YOUNG INDIA: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

India's missile programme for peace: DRDO chief

Defence Research Development and Organisation Director General Avinash Chander on Saturday said that India's missile programme is purely aimed at peace in the country. Chander, who is also the......

UID will enable rural transformation: Nilekani

By bringing in service accessibility, the unique identification project will result in rural transformation, said Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman, Nandan Nilekani on......

How Aadhar is transforming lives across Jharkhand

The bespectacled, clean-shaven and nattily dressed deputy commissioner of Ramgarh, Amitabh Kaushal, certainly looks the part of a pioneer. He is, after all, one of the select few district......

Is India heading towards a great transformation?

The country must address the social, political and economic needs of the rapidly growing rural population around urban centres, writes Sonalde Desai. As gleaming towers of Gurgaon compete with......

He is lighting up villages with rice husk!

For the villagers of Tamkuha, a dusty hamlet in rural Bihar, Gyanesh Pandey is the modern day alchemist who transformed piles of discarded rice husk to light up their lives. Today, every......

Pune farmers join hands to improve earnings

Abhinav Farmers' Club acts as a platform for sharing information; transforms lives by focusing on dairy farming, floriculture.Kailas Jadhav, a farmer near Pune, finds it difficult to hide his glee.......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Review: Apothecary could have been better

Apothecary does not have any subtlety, everything that the director wishes to convey has been overtly pronounced by the actors through their dialogues, writes Paresh C Palicha. The medical......

Why you MUST watch Gulabi Gang

The writing is on the wall -- and it is written in the blood of the women who ‘died’, ‘ran off’ or ‘committed suicide’ under mysterious, carefully unexplained......

Review: Annakodi is a disappointment

S. Saraswathi says Annakodi lacks depth and fails to ignite the passion needed for such an emotionally compelling love story.‘En iniya thamizh makkale ... ungal paasathukkuriya Bharathiraja......

Peepli Live's Raghubir Yadav to turn director

He ran away from home at the age of 15 to become a singer but destiny had different plans for veteran actor Raghubir Yadav, who, after essaying a medley of characters on bigscreen, wants to go......

VVS Laxman's Pataudi Lecture: Full Text

Full text of VVS Laxman's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Kolkata. VVS Laxman delivers the third annual Pataudi Memorial lecture, at the Taj Bengal Hotel in Kolkata. Photograph: BCCI Good evening......

  People speak for transformation of rural lives

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Q. Watching "Mother India" (the golden classic), it stuck me how is it possible that a farmer who grows grain and crops remain hungry. This is not some thing that happened in the past - it is a everyday realty in India. So many poor farmers, going through untold pain, unmentionable indignities - killing themselves and their families with no way out of the mess their lives are getting into.\What's wrong with the human society? Is there a fix at all?\It is really sad. Not just in India. Everywhere - it is the same. Even in so-called developed societies, farmers don't get fair deal in life
:  A. What you have highlighted here and brought to attention is indeed something that has been crying for attention for a long time. The suffering is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/watching-quotmother-indiaquot-the-golden-classic-it-stuck-me//answers/13673157

Mayala Fakir
Q. "Y" Valentine's Day? an article"City gets ready for luv & war"Every festival or day celebrated in India has a spiritual,scientific,cultural significance attached to it.But do any of these count while celebrating Valentine's Day?On d contrary,on dis day, V see young boys&girls meeting at beaches,hotels&colleges n at times indulging in indecent acts.Unfortunately,dey r not falling lin luv,but getting attracted 2 d opp sex at an immmature age.Though V-Day is a Western concept,dey r quite a few Western Countries dat dont celebrate dis day.Den y is it dat V attach so much importance 2 it in I
Mayala Fakir:  A. Your obsevations about Val. Day celebrations are quite valid and correct to a large extent . Few thoughts among several : 1) It is a big-city...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/quotyquot-valentines-day-an-articlequotcity-gets-ready-for-l/13617872/answers/13206669

cyrus irani
Q. plz list five best performances in hindi movies as per ur choice. what made u choose these ?
Cyrus Irani:  A. I won't list The performance of Nargis in Mother India, Prtihvi Raj Kapoor in Mughal-E-Azam, Balraj Sahni in Do Beegha Zameen, Raj Kapoor in Mera...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/plz-list-five-best-performances-in-hindi-movies-as-per-ur-ch/13205745/answers/11293829

shintsie
Q. can i know full detailed of chinmayananda's mission
Shintsie :  A. Chinmaya Mission creates vehicles for self-unfoldment: from Vedantic institutes that train teachers, to jnana yajnas and spiritual camps, to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-i-know-full-detailed-of-chinmayanandas-mission/11292418/answers/11163341

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India's battle of ideas

This year has been a momentous one for India. In the general elections, the country gave a party with its origin in Hindu nationalism a sole... ...

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Smita Patil | The working woman

Smita Patil in Mirch Masala. Smita Patil was one of the most convincing working women in Indian cinema. In movie after movie, she picks up a bag,... ...

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Time to secure Digital India

Prime minister Narendra Modi's Digital India campaign has the potential to be one of the most transformative programmes in recent times. It... ...

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Smart Village programme from on Jan. 5, says Naidu

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