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Say No To Cookies From Strangers

Mothers' advice from 50 years ago reappears, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   I can't help remembering my dear long-gone mother each time I get adventurous and......

'Humans have never learned from history'

'We need to retell this history from many different perspectives.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Writer Amitav Ghosh spent many of those strange, mind-numbing COVID-19 days of......

A 1971 War Hero You Must Know

'I realised what a great leader he was by the way he took decisions to undertake the most-risky of missions.'IAF Veteran Air Commodore Nitin Sathe salutes Air Vice Marshal Chandan Singh whose......

'Vaccine shortage can't be blamed on Adar Poonawalla'

'It was unfair to expect him to continue to keep on supplying vaccines without being given a firm commitment or a financial grant of any sort.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi is......

China, Iran cosy up: India is the loser

Iran's decision to keep India out and welcome China to the scene is a huge strategic setback for India, observes Dr Rajaram Panda. IMAGE: In 2017, India sent its first consignment of wheat to......

Success recipe of Tata, Wipro and Cipla

  Economic liberalisation and exposure to greater global competition are creating a relatively equal opportunities business environment in India.  The major promoter of India’s......

HSBC's money laundering lapses, by the numbers

HSBC, one of the world's biggest banks, has been accused of lax controls against money-laundering and often ignoring warnings about clients with ties to drug cartels and terrorists. Here we......

Sony goes desi to appeal to first-time gamers

You've been a Duke destroying evil forces descending on mankind. You've been the Prince of Persia saving your sweetheart from the crooked Wazir. You have been Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and......

India for new initiatives with ASEAN

India will make a strong pitch for new initiatives with ASEAN countries to collectively respond to challenges thrown up by the global economic meltdown and climate change during the two day......

India, world's 2nd largest maker of small cars

Ford unveils the small car that it will make in India from next year; Renault announces fresh Indian plans, adding Nissan as a partner after having already selected Bajaj for a joint venture;......

Taimur is 4 and FABULOUS!

On her son Taimur Ali Khan's fourth birthday on December 20, Kareena Kapoor Khan looked back at the time the controversy around his name started. Soon after Kareena and Saif Ali Khan became parents......

Will Kung Fu Yoga be a hit?

We look back at international movies shot in India. The box office success of Hollywood movies with Indian themes being shot in India has created a trend among overseas producers. Bend It Like......

'I wanted to understand what happened to Amy and why'

'It was impossible to please everyone with Amy Winehouse's story because it is complicated and dark. Everyone has his or her own version of what was going on and I found myself caught in the middle......

'I wanted to understand what happened to Amy and why'

'It was impossible to please everyone with Amy Winehouse's story because it is complicated and dark. Everyone has his or her own version of what was going on and I found myself caught in the middle......

Will Toy Story 3 be the biggest hit of 2010?

Just as Tim Burton-directed Alice in Wonderland was ending its eventful run yielding about $1.1 billion worldwide, its producer Disney received over the weekend great news. Its newest venture with......

Youth Olympics: Wrestler Pooja Dhanda wins silver

Woman wrestler Pooja Dhanda won India's first medal at the Youth Olympic Games while shuttlers Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy kept themselves in contention after the second day in the inaugural event......

Ultimate race provides maximum drama

The ultimate Olympic race, celebrating an event of doubtful authenticity over a distance chosen to accommodate the British royal family, captured the popular imagination from the outset.Won by......

Ultimate race provides maximum drama

The ultimate Olympic race, celebrating an event of doubtful authenticity over a distance chosen to accommodate the British royal family, captured the popular imagination from the outset.Won by......
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