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The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

200 bodies retrieved from debris of Nepal's historic tower

Nepal's 19th-century nine-storey Dharhara tower in the heart of the capital on Saturday became a burial ground for hundreds of visitors who had come to see the panoramic views of the Kathmandu......

Three-time Odisha CM J B Patnaik passes away in Tirupati

Former Odisha Chief Minister and ex-Assam Governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik died at a hospital early on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest, few hours after he offered prayers at Lord Venkateswara......

Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced in South Africa

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Johannesburg has been defaced by a group of people who threw buckets of white paint on it amid racist taunts. The incident occurred on Sunday when the group came in a......

Vote for your favourite Gandhi statue

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi is pictured in Parliament Square in London, England. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images In a rare honour bestowed by the government in......

Hinduja group to turn UK's Old War Office building into a hotel

Image: UK's iconic Old War Office building. Photograph: Courtesy, ChrisO/Wikimedia Commons     The Hinduja Group, in partnership with a Spanish industrial company, has acquired UK's......

Delhi's Khan Market is India's most expensive retail location

Image: Khan market, India’s costliest retail hotspot. Photograph: Ekabhishek/Wikimedia Commons     New Delhi’s upscale Khan Market continues to be the most expensive place......

Jaitley explains why RBI rate cut will benefit the economy

Image: Arun Jaitley. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, World Economic Forum/Wikimedia Commons    Pitching for a rate cut by RBI, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said lower cost......

This 13-yr-old inventor just floored Intel with his start-up idea

Image: Shubham Banerjee holding Braigo.Photograph: Nbanerjee/Wikimedia Commons If Shubham Banerjee cannot lay claim to being the world's youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur, he comes......

The system followed by NSE is not robust: Sebi

National Stock Exchange building. Photograph: Zadeus/Wikimedia Commons Coming hard on top stock exchange NSE for its conduct with regard to 'freak' 920-point crash in benchmark index Nifty,......

Billy Crystal, Hugh Jackman, Frank Sinatra: Top 10 Oscar hosts

Oscar 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris has several big shoes to fill in. Neil Patrick Harris is an extraordinary performer, one who has not just played iconic television characters Doogie Howser and......
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Where does India rank?

Neither France, the US or UK featured in the list of Top 10 sexually satisfied countries. Read on to know which countries made it and why. If the... ...

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World's 10 fastest growing metro cities

World’s 300 largest metropolitan economies account for nearly half of global economic output, says a Brookings report. Image: Macau is the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-special-worlds-10-fastest-growing-metro-cities/20150504.htm
World's biggest rogue traders

There is a common factor that binds these men who tried to make a quick buck and ended up in a mess – greed. Image: Rogue traders have... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-special-worlds-biggest-rogue-traders/20150430.htm
The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-king-who-made-his-own-calendar/20150429.htm
IGATE founders to bag $1 billion post Cap Gemini acquisition

  French IT services company Cap Gemini plans to buy U.S.-based rival IGATE Corp for $4 billion, in a deal that makes North America its biggest... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/tech-capgemini-to-buy-us-based-igate-in-usd-4-billion-deal/20150427.htm

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