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P K Warrier: The man who took Ayurveda to the masses

Padmabhushan Panniyampilly Krishna Warrier, popularly known as P K Warrier, is credited with propagating the modern Ayurvedic system of medicine, taking it to the masses and under......

Ken-Betwa project: 'Tiger population won't survive'

'Tiger reserves were created to protect areas from developmental activities.''If we go ahead with these projects, then it is a complete mockery of our institutions and our laws, it is against......

BJP hails Budget as 'Aatmanirbhar' push; Oppn says 'let-down like never before'

The Union Budget on Monday evoked contrasting responses in the political arena with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party hailing it as a vision for an 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and the Opposition......

Faridkot farmer cycles 400 km to reach Tikri border

Armed with hope and a revolutionary poem by noted Punjabi poet 'Pash', a farmer cycled nearly 400 km from Fardikot to the Tikri border to join the massive protest by peasants against the new farm......

A Phenomenon Called Pranab Mukherjee

Ambassador Venu Rajamony, who served as press secretary to President Pranab Mukherjee during his tenure, salutes the statesman and political legend, who passed into the ages on Monday. IMAGE:......

The day K P Singh wanted to sell DLF for 26 lakh

Persuaded not to sell that day in January 1975, DLF today has assets of over Rs 52,237 crore and a net worth of around Rs 40,000 crore.Ramesh Menon, K P Singh's biographer, reveals more. IMAGE:......

How 2 young engineers transformed a Bihar village

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

Shifting people from Bharat to India

Modi is as divorced from reality as Manmohan Singh. He might want to sound expansive and visionary, but to be credible he must have his feet on the ground and know the reality around him. Instead......

Property tycoon KP Singh's future in doldrums?

It was, by his own account, a chance encounter with a scion of the Gandhi political dynasty that turned former soldier Kushal Pal Singh into the man who built a city from nothing and made billions......

Reliance ADA to invest Rs 20,000 cr in MP

Reliance ADA Group on Monday said it will enhance its integrated power plants in Madhya Pradesh at an investment of Rs 20,000 crore and "will sell power to the state at Rs 1.19 a unit for the next......

He taught Yash Chopra to make films...

B R Chopra was a reformist film-maker, way ahead of his times, says Subhash K Jha. Baldev Raj Chopra was the visionary film-maker who directed Indian cinema's first multistarrer Waqt... If he had......

Akshay, Ajay, Sunny: VOTE for Bollywood's Super Sardar!

Here's looking at Bollywood's coolest turbanators! One of India’s most vibrant communities doesn’t find enough mainstream representation in Bollywood. Either we have characters......

'Dr Kalam was a true superhero'

'I tried to think of a hero, who can inspire. I felt the most inspiring living hero for our children is Dr Kalam. He was a true leader, a true hero.' Nila Madhab Panda tells us why he......

10 films that showcase India in 10 different ways

On the eve of Independence Day, Rediff.com looks at films which show India's many extraordinary facets. India is an endless sea of diversity, disparity and differences. Even everyday sights and......

Review: How To Train Your Dragon 2 gets it right. Again!

How To Train Your Dragon 2 is a decidedly darker, deeper follow-up to the original, says Sukanya Verma.How To Train Your Dragon impressed with its remarkable possibility of coexistence between the......

Athens learning from Sydney

When Athens Olympic chief Gianna Angelopoulos took up the torch at the closing ceremony of the Sydney Games in 2000 she was among the first to admit that Australia's success had left Greece with a......

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