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Is India still the 'slumdog' for the West?

SlumDog Millionaire has won over the Western audiences with its 'fairy tale in a Mumbai slum' storyline but back home the film has opened up a heated debate about the stereotyped representation of......

Prostrate before the Arnab experience

'While Television generally tends to Clarity,' says Sreehari Nair, 'Arnab Goswami's The Newshour Debate portrays our confusions. Each episode offers both the potency of an intensely-fought boxing......

'I get to see my wife only twice or thrice a year'

In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Tapeshwar Ram, who has hand-pulled a rickshaw on the streets of Kolkata for 30 years. He works 7 days a week......

When the nation stood as one: Pages from a Indo-Pak war journal

Artillery guns in action in Uri, Poonch sector. All photographs: Sainik Samachar Fifty years ago, India and Pakistan fought a short but bloody war. The author finds out how Sainik Samachar, the......

'Nehru was as much to blame as Jinnah for Partition'

'Nehru had multiple chances to make compromises, that would have preserved a united India, and he chose not to...' 'There was a particular mutual dislike between Nehru and Jinnah. Probably their......

The changing face of Kolkata's Kabuliwala

Driven out of business by microfinance companies, the Kabuliwalas of Kolkata, traditional moneylenders, have seen their numbers shrink. I felt like I was in hell. I could not speak properly and......

Salboni land issue bears striking resemblance to Singur

JSW Steel to will return the land it bought from farmers for its stuck project at the former site, in stark contrast to what has happened with Tata Motors at the latter Comparisons between Salboni......

How the people's car was born and how it stayed that way

In 1981, Maruti was the tiniest outpost of the Suzuki empire; 33 years later, it is big enough to steer its parent's investment in emerging markets.   Image: in 1983, Maruti 800 was rolled......

Inside New York's stunning subway station

Image: People walk through the newly opened Fulton Center train station in lower Manhattan, New York. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters   New York raised the curtain on its new $1.4 billion......

Smart tips to deal with legacy investments

Financial planners and wealth managers say legacy investments are a huge problem, as old-timers believed in buying (investing) and holding for ever. After her father passed away, Mumbai-based......

Sound Of Music director dead

Robert Wise, director of Hollywood musicals like West Side Story (1961) and The Sound Of Music (1965), died at his Los Angeles home, an official of the San Sebastian Film Festival said on......

40 things we LOVE about Sholay

Celebrating the epic on its 40th birthday. 'Is story mein emotion hai, romance hai, tragedy hai,' declares Dharmendra's Veeru in one of his drunken moments in Sholay. But there's more, much more,......

Why our grandmas and mothers fell in love with Omar Sharif

'He was a magnificent looking man -- perhaps the best looking international actor of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, even in the current century. And quite definitely the first actor from Asia to make it......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......

50 years of Oscar glory: 10 things you didn't know about My Fair Lady

Celebrating 50 years of a timeless Hollywood classic. Some lessons are impossible to forget. Particularly when rendered in the delightful form of Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. It’s been a......

India should continue being aggressive, play five bowlers: Vaas

They are rebuilding under Virat Kohli and I like their aggressive brand of cricket. Sri Lanka will have to play very good cricket to try to beat them again: Chaminda Vaas IMAGES: Ishant Sharma......

No easy pass for IPL players into Windies Test squad: Ambrose

West Indies bowling great Curtly Ambrose at the launch of his autobiography at the Lord's cricket ground on Thursday. Photograph: Lord's Ground @HomeOfCricket/Twitter West Indies must find a way......

Soccer eases life in Jordan refugee camp, until goal dispute!

‘Playing helps me forget the war, the bombs, the rockets and the children who were killed’ Syrian refugee children play in the Zaatari refugee camp. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty......

We will never see the likes of him again

'If Richie Benaud was born to play cricket and born to lead, he was also born to commentate on the game he graced with his inspirational presence.' Haresh Pandya pays tribute to the legendary......

Is South Africa a one man army?

South Africa has been perennial favourites ever since they returned to the international fold but it hasn’t helped them AB de Villiers of South Africa bats during the 2015 ICC Cricket World......
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Charting a new Asian history

Rich dividends in terms of peace and development can be reaped if India and China work together to synergise the proposed regional cooperation... ...

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India And Pakistan Were Not At Each Others Throats In Sports Till 1965. What Changed After?

ICC Before 1965, India and Pakistan had squared off on the playing field on several occasions. Despite the bitterness of the Partition, most of... ...

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Big 12 in era of upheaval …

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Prostrate before the Arnab experience

'While Television generally tends to Clarity,' says Sreehari Nair, 'Arnab Goswami's The Newshour Debate portrays our confusions. Each episode... ...

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Academy award winner Spencer Tracy's advice to aspiring actors was delightfully straightforward: learn your lines and don't bump into the... ...

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