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Dealing with Coronavirus with patience and humour

Endearing moments of family time, impromptu singing sessions, ping-pong games on dinner tables and a constant stream of online humour provide a much-needed salve of hope and sanity in this time of......

Sai's Take: What I learnt about Modi today

Saisuresh Sivaswamy tells us what we must know from the election news in the print and television media.A must read column, folks! IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi addresses the......

Vegas shooting rekindles debate on gun control laws in US

IMAGE: A man holds a sign with a VegasStrong hashtag during a prayer vigil, in honour of those affected by the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. Photograph: Las Vegas Sun/Steve......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

Hiding poll symbols: EC's return to sanity

By calling the Congress demand for covering lotus ponds absurd, ridiculous, the EC has done well. After all, even despite occasional lapses, there are wise men around, says Mahesh Vijapurkar. The......

Buyers are back! Retailers in expansion mode

The retail king is back to what he does best: Expand. Future Group chairman Kishore Biyani is planning to add two Big Bazaar stores every month and open 15 hypermarkets over the next six months.......

Secrets of the hyperconnected

It's 8 a.m.--and it's time to Tweet. I reach across my bed for my cellphone--before coffee or even before sliding out of bed--and send my broadcast to the world. I type "Awake" or "Here I am!" and......

Why investing and vacationing are similar

Which is the best idea for a vacation - beach side, a hill station or a pilgrimage? Obviously, you would here divergent views from people you ask this question to, as individual preferences differ.......

Huge salaries: IT firms distorted balance

Sometime last week, I was forced to reflect once again on what exactly determines (and should determine) how much professionals should be paid for a given level of intellect and hours spent on the......

10 signs your Blackberry is running your life

"My husband and I are definitely 'CrackBerry' addicts. We are a sight, staggering out of bed in the morning, reaching for the BlackBerry before even going to the bathroom," says Kellie Appel, a......

The Family Man 2 review

Manoj Bajpayee simply lives, and loves, the role -- of a man who life is fast passing by, and who continues to live the lie of a simple government servant, observes Saisuresh Sivaswamy. What do......

Review: Hindi Medium is a fascinatingly frustrating film

Hindi Medium works because it manages to stretch itself beyond its scrubby elements, easy half-baked jokes, lessons about consumerism and our love for English, into a simple story about a boy who......

PHOTOS: Batsmen fail as India crash to four-wicket defeat in Brisbane Test

A listless India capitulated to a four-wicket defeat inside four days in the second Test against Australia with an inept batting display by the top-order to give the hosts an unassailable 2-0 lead......

Dhoni's ton propels India to record 726

- Scorecard: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed his way to his third Test century, after Virender Sehwag missed a world record third triple hundred, to boost India to a......

Windies crush India

Scorecard| ImagesThe West Indies completed a 4-1 rout of India, winning the fifth and final One-Day International by 19 runs at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on Sunday.Set a......

Stop getting on Bajji's case

We have a half dozen TV sets in the rediff.com office in Mumbai, and that is just in the editorial section. And when India is playing cricket, every one of those sets is on -- mostly with the......

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