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The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

Rogan josh, galauti kebabs for Obamas @ presidential banquet

  Rich culinary traditions from ashmir to West Bengal were spread out in the lavish banquet in honour visiting US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday night. Famous......

The Flying Hero of the 1971 War

Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon is the only Indian Air Force warrior to be decorated with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for gallantry. 'My admiration for his gallant action remains......

US and China: How India must play its cards

The US is in desperate need to conjure up an ideology-driven relationship with India, to enable it to boost its arms exports to the Indian market, says M K Bhadrakumar. As to what prompted the......

US govt sues BoA for multi-year mortgage fraud

The US government has sued Bank of America for $1 billion on allegations of a multi-year mortgage fraud.In a complaint filed in a New York court, the Department of Justice alleged that from 2007......

Innovation: 1 lakh projects for low-cost solutions

A black box for automobiles, low-cost solar water heater, power generation from biogas using a bike, an improved apparatus for ultrasonography, etc are part of a treasure trove of projects......

India's highest paid IT company CEOs; Kurien leads

With an annual remuneration limit of Rs 10 crore (Rs 100 million), T K Kurien, the recently appointed chief executive officer of Wipro's information technology business, has become the highest paid......

12 global mega-cities set to boom by 2025!

Cities, the world over, are bursting at the seams. With urbanisation on the rise, urban populations have now outnumbered rural populations in many nations, and the 'exodus' shows no signs of......

GoM on corruption meets today to fast-track cases

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has convened the first meeting of the Group of Ministers on corruption later in the day which among other things would discuss steps to fast-track cases of......

Golden Globes 2015: Julianne Moore, Michael Keaton win

The 72th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST MOTION......

Bollywood catches up with the Royal Wedding

It's Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding day, and everybody is talking, and tweeting about it. So how can Bollywood be left behind? Neha Dhupia wanted to catch the wedding on television......

Jayanth: I instantly connected with Love Aaj Kal

Jayanth C Paranji has directed stars in big films like Chiranjeevi (Bavagaaru Bagunnara), Balakrishna (Lakshmi Narasimha and Allari Pidugu), Akkineni Nagarjuna (Ravoyi Chandamama), Venkatesh......

Oscars 2011: Winners at a Glance!

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards have been announced. There were quite a few surprises and many more expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best PictureBlack SwanMike......

Meet Nagarjuna, the commando!

Nagarjuna Akkinneni is looking fit in his latest film Payanam (Gaganam) where he plays a commando.  He tells Radhika Rajamani more about Radhamohan's bilingual -- Payanam......

Hamilton vows to close the gap on Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton is confident McLaren can close the gap on Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull after staging a stunning turnaround to finish second behind the world champion at the Australian Grand Prix on......

WC warm-up: SA thrash Zimbabwe by eight wickets

Backed by solid performances from the top order batsmen, title contenders South Africa scored a thumping eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe with 26.3 overs to spare in their first warm-up match of the......

Images: Sreedharan, Sudha lead India's gold rush

Top Indian long-distance runner Preeja Sreedharan clocked a personal best of 31:50:47 in the women's 10,000m final to clinch the country's fourth gold medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou on......

Dress code @ Roland Garros: The risque factor

Paris is otherwise known as the fashion capital of the world. The women stars at the French Open, therefore, did not want to be left behind when it came to making their......

Venus dazzles as sun beats down in Paris

The sun beat down from a cloudless Parisian sky on Sunday as the French Open began with a sultry Venus Williams raising the on-court temperature and French favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga almost......

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Q. What was the very first film made?
:  A. The First Motion Picture Ever Made - The Horse In Motion (1878)An 1878 experiment by Eadweard Muybridge in the United States using 24 cameras...... more

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radha kashyap
Q. What is the rarest item in the world?
Radha Kashyap:  A. RAREST SIGNATURE: With only 6 of them in existence William Shakespeare's signature is one of the rarest of all and is valued somewhere around $3...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-rarest-item-in-the-world/17592780/answers/17187431

ankit shivam
Q. name any three brands of whisky?
Ankit Shivam:  A. A. Aberfeldy , Aberlour , Adelphi , American Biker , Amrut , An Cnoc , Angus Dundee , Antiquary , Apples and Pears , Ardbeg , Armorik , As We Get...... more

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sushil trivedi
Q. Do you know how to use fire extinguishers ? Can you save lives with the help of a fire extinguisher,if you happen to see fire ?
Sushil Trivedi:  A. It is a mechanical device created for putting out fires. The history of the fire extinguisher goes back to the 19th century, when George William...... more

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joyesh chakraborty
Q. Do u get disturbed by any particular song?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. I loved almost all the songs I heard of few singers like Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Roy Orbison, Robbie Williams, Luther Van dross, Whitney Houston,...... more

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Narredu family should fare well today

MUMBAI RACES TODAY CARD AND SELECTIONS 1. The Antiquity Rare Cup - Div II (Class IV) 1400 M 1.30 P.M. 1. Soothsayer 60.5 S. Mosin... ...

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Polished Chrome may score

The three-year-old filly Polished Chrome, who is in good shape, may score over her rivals in the Kunigal Stud Breeders Produce Stakes, the feature... ...

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MarketAxess Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Record Revenues of $70.2 Million, Record Pre-Tax Income of $33.5 Million and Record Diluted EPS From Continuing Operations of $0.57

Company Announces 25% Increase in Regular Quarterly Dividend to $0.20 Per Share, Up From $0.16 Fourth Quarter Financial Highlights* -- Record... ...

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Harlem's Fashion Row Presents Style Beat During Grammy Weekend

From the Wires Four multicultural fashion designers will showcase their collections to a select group of celebrities and influencers for Harlem... ...

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The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/the-uncommon-creator-of-that-common-man/20150126.htm

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