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My Aunt, Indu Jain: Guru of Gurus

'She had a curiosity which she translated into action and was always open to new ideas and suggestions for the betterment of society.'Malti and Mudit Jain remember Indu Jain, the chairperson of the......

When a Nobel Laureate comes to town!

What does Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee thinks about India's education sector?Text: Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com. Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com IMAGE: Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee......

In bandhgala & dhoti, Abhijit Banerjee receives Nobel

Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee and his French-American wife Esther Duflo along with their colleague Michael Kremer received the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences on Tuesday for......

Mamata visits Abhijit Banerjee's mother after Nobel win

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid a visit to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee's house in South Kolkata and congratulated his mother on her son's success and said the state......

PM congratulates Abhijit; Rahul says he helped conceptualise 'Nyay'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee on winning the Nobel Prize for Economics, saying he has made notable contributions in the field of poverty......

The visionary who made Indian IT industry global

One should appreciate the sagacity and audacity of JRD and Nani Palkhivala in founding TCS on April 1, 1968.At that time there was no Microsoft or Intel, SAP or Accenture, much less Google.They......

Why India's automobile business is like Bollywood

What worked for Hyundai in India when so many other auto manufacturers have had to eat humble pie? Pavan Lall finds out. Image: A Harley-Davidson logo is seen on a Street Glide Special motorcycle......

Tech giants to assist US govt in combating coronavirus

US-based global tech giants, including IBM, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, have partnered with the White House to "unleash the power of American supercomputing resources" for combating the novel......

PM to Banerjee: Media making you say anti-Modi things

Nobel Laureate Prof Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the meeting by cracking a joke about how the media is "trying to trap me to say anti-Modi things."......

Banerjee-Duflo duo and Bandhan Bank's anti-poverty scheme

According to a 2011 impact assessment study of the programme by Banerjee and Duflo, along with economists Raghabendra Chattopadhyay and Jeremy Shapiro, Bandhan’s THP results in a 15 per cent......

The Tabu Interview: 'I feel alone'

'When I was younger, 15 years or 20 years seemed like a really long time. But, as you journey though life, you don't realise where the years disappear...' Birthday girl Tabu lets Rediff.com's......

Buzz: Ex-BCCI umpire translates Laws of Cricket into Hindi

IMAGE: Rajiv Risodkar, 58, served as the BCCI umpire from 1997-2016. Photograph: Kind courtesy BCCI/Twitter Former BCCI umpire Rajiv Risodkar has translated the Laws of Cricket into Hindi, which......

Key to Sri Lanka's win over India...

‘The guys met him (Sangakkara) and took a lot of advice and went out there and implemented it’ IMAGE:   Angelo Mathews applauds the fans. Photograph: ICC/Twitter. Sri Lanka......

'I will do anything to get that England cap back on my head'

'I was devastated to end my international career in the manner in which it happened' 'I can play with Alastair again. Likewise, of course I can play under Peter Moores' Kevin Pietersen.......
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