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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......

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman passes away

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, who immortalised the hapless 'Common Man' with his devastating swipes at politicians but without malice, died here today at a private hospital at the age of 94 after......

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......

RIP RK Laxman: Common Man just lost its first citizen

  Capturing the entire gamut of idiosyncrasies of Indian politicians in an innocuous newspaper box with his cartoons, R K Laxman immortalised the passive, hapless common man with an uncanny......

How Muzaffarpur was different from Muzaffarnagar

'The horrific episode of January 18 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, is quite different from what happened in Muzaffarnagar, UP, in September 2013.' 'The Akhilesh Yadav-led administration and riot-mongers......

Stocks that shine year after year

Eicher, Sun, Vakrangee, Astral and Wabco are among those beating benchmark indices each year since 2010 and are likely to see strong earnings growth in the next two years as well. The S&P BSE......

Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal

The 12-day meeting has to agree on a draft agreement which would form the cornerstone of a historic deal to be signed in Paris in December 2015 and take effect by 2020. Image: Street performers......

Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will face testing times

Without reforms to boost returns for multinational capital, Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will face testing times.  China and India are no longer producing enough output for......

10 cities most threatened by natural disasters; Kolkata ranks 7

Photograph: Reuters First the Kashmir floods and then cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam; India recently witnessed the fury of nature. But this is nothing. According to a recent research,......

Why RIL, Infosys, HUL are keen to play the real game

Many big Indian firms seem to be reordering core beliefs around their management, products and markets. Is it for real?, asks Sailesh Dhobal. Image: India Inc is preparing itself for the next......

Ugly is Anurag Kashyap's finest film

Ugly -- a constantly riveting, ticking timebomb of a film -- is by far Kashyap’s finest film, says Raja SenThe cop wants to know how caller ID can display the picture of the person......

Why YOU must watch Garm Hava

There is so much goodness in Garm Hava, says Aseem Chhabra/ Rediff.com There are few films that speak about the India that our founding fathers wanted to build and the ordinary citizens whose......

Classic Revisited: Aamir Khan's coming-of-age in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar masterfully weaves a compelling human story, says Sukanya Verma. I have fond memories of an ice cream parlour I frequented every weekend as a kid. It wasn’t fancy......

Review: Super Nani is Super No No!

Sadly, the attitude and ada that makes Rekha so timeless is dumbed down in a role and film so behind its time, rues Sukanya Verma after watching Super Nani.Super Nani is called Super......

Review: Happy New Year is drab

Happy New Year is watchable in parts but its three hours and plus running time makes it woefully difficult, says Sukanya Verma. If absurdity is the definition of humour, I’d rather see......

'75,000 kids for National Sports Talent Search Scheme'

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that his ministry will identify 75,000 boys and girls for the planned National Sports Talent Search Scheme. "India is good at individual sports. Keeping that......

Florida State quarterback faces conduct hearing on rape claim

Florida State University star quarterback Jameis Winston, accused of raping a female student nearly two years ago, on Tuesday faced the first day of a student conduct code hearing that both sides......

Football friendlies: Argentina trounce Hong Kong; Honduras draw with US

Lionel Messi of Argentina in action during the International friendly match against Hong Kong. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images The Hong Kong Football Association were left red-faced and out......

Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend's death after divisive trial

Oscar Pistorius leaves on bail from the North Gauteng High Court. Photograph: Charlie Shoemaker/Getty Images Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday to find......

Pistorius due back in court for culpable homicide ruling

Members of the ANC Women's League protest Oscar Pistorius outside the North Gauteng High Court. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Friday after being cleared of......

  People speak for wits university

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Flying Saucer
Q. eric Arthur Blair was born in India.Who is he?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

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sigma
Q. What are all the diff names of Sri Krishna?
Sigma:  A. "Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and journalist. His work is marked by keen...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-all-the-diff-names-of-sri-krishna/27678102/answers/27801190

dont ho
Q. What do you think about India's North East India? Have you been there? How was your experience?
Dont Ho:  A. 108 Names of Lord Krishna NAMES MEANINGAchala Still LordAchyuta Infallible LordAdbhutah Wonderful GodAdidev The Lord Of The LordsAditya The Son Of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-think-about-indias-north-east-india-have-you-bee/27148316/answers/27678116

sanjay sharma
Q. do you find a special place for Sunday among the days of the week?
Sanjay Sharma:  A. It\'s not just india. "Women in Pakistan are killed like hens; they have no way to escape and no say in what happens to them" ', -A...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-find-a-special-place-for-sunday-among-the-days-of-the/27107793/answers/27148325

vandana rastogi
Q. why sex is important
Vandana Rastogi:  A. Holocaust Memorial Day UK ~From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ', , Holocaust Memorial Day twenty-seven January is a national event in the United...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-sex-is-important/26976904/answers/27107794

  Web results for Wits University
Silchar college fetes academicians, writer

Correspondent SILCHAR, Jan 27 Asserting that hard work and persistent reading pays, noted academician and former vice chancellor of Assam... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan2815/state051
Group of prominent people from J&K calls on Rajnath Singh

A motivational tour of prominent persons from remote villages of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh here... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2531085&n_date=20150128&cat=India
The recurring story of gender violence

Ever since 2012, when there was a public uprising against violence against women following the brutal rape of a young woman in Delhi, the issue of... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=37467
Most asylum seekers 'economic opportunists' says PNG Prime Minister

Please enable JavaScript to use My News, My Clippings, My Comments and user settings.Papua...... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/international/showgroup/20314424.html
Bowlers under the cosh in ODIs

While on the one hand there is an emphasis to protect the primacy of cricket's most enduring format, Test matches, the administrators can't seem to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/456062/bowlers-cosh-odis.html

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