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From media to NBFCs, Ramoji Rao left his imprint in many industries

Veteran media personality and business tycoon Ch Ramoji Rao, who passed away in Hyderabad on Saturday, is a versatile genius whose work is unparalleled across various fields like media,......

Congress meets EC, seeks action against Modi for 'wealth redistribution' remark

The Congress on Monday moved the Election Commission seeking "appropriate action" against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his 'redistribution of wealth' remarks at a poll rally in Rajasthan,......

Memes the weapon of choice as election wars go digital

From attacking political opponents to raising awareness among the electorate, colourful memes, including many drawing humorous elements from popular Bollywood films, have flooded social media as......

DD airs The Kerala Story despite protest by CPM, Congress

Despite a strong protest raised by the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist and the Congress in Kerala, Doordarshan on Friday aired the controversial Bollywood movie The Kerala Story. IMAGE: A......

'Ameen Sayani was the Shahenshah of Melody'

For four decades, his voice united millions of Indians for an hour every Wednesday as he brought Hindi cinema's greatest songs in an unparalleled radio broadcast. Illustration: Dominic......

Venugopal Dhoot: From an industry leader to a defaulter

Starting with a family, which had a dealership of Bajaj Auto's scooters, to becoming the owner of a household name in consumer appliances who could afford to have Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan......

Former MyGovIndia chief Gaurav Dwivedi is new Prasar Bharati CEO

Senior IAS officer and former MyGovIndia chief Gaurav Dwivedi was on Monday appointed the Chief Executive Officer of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati. A 1995-batch officer of Chhattisgarh cadre,......

The Strange Death Of India's Pen King

If there is a morality tale here, it is that debt and death spare no king. IMAGE: Vikram Kothari. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Vikram Kothari had two coronations, first as the Gutkha......

'Covid has made Ayurveda mainstream'

'The spurt in demand for Ayurvedic products has exhausted our production capacity.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Kapiva Ayurveda   The pandemic may have disrupted Dabur's business initially, but......

'When He Spoke, The Whole Nation Listened'

'Ameen Sayani was copied by generations. Now everyone is trying to become smaller Ameen Sayanis in their own way.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com In 1960, when the film Dil Apna Aur......

'Rituraj was the life of the party'

'One day, just like that, without even saying goodbye, he was gone.' IMAGE: Rituraj Singh with Varun Dhawan. Photograph: Kind courtesy Rituraj Singh/Instagram On February 20, a little after......

Kaveta Chaudhry Of Udaan Fame Dies

Photograph: Kind courtesy Kaveta Chaudhry/Twitter Kaveta Chaudhry, who starred in the popular Doordarshan television serial Udaan, died at a hospital in Amritsar following a cardiac arrest on......

When Munna Bhai Was In Jail

A day before the event, I learnt from an old Mumbai crime branch informant that a group of gangsters were planning to serve breakfast to the prisoners at Balgandharva Rangmandir prior to the show.......

'Main kya tumhe villain lagti hu?'

'Vishal told me he envisioned me while writing (the script), but I was not well.''He called me and said, 'Navnindraji, hum aap ka dhyaan rakhenge set par.''That's how I got on board, and they......

Doordarshan to telecast T20 World Cup

Photograph: BCCI/X Prasar Bharati on Monday announced that it will telecast the ongoing T20 World Cup, the Paris Olympics and Wimbledon on its DD Sports channel. The announcement was made by......

India is dominating cricket; that's not good: Bacher

'You need to grow the game. The problem is that finance of world cricket is dominated by India and 70 per cent of world cricket money comes through India from whatever direction." IMAGE: Former......

Events That Changed Indian Cricket Forever

Would there have been an incomparable batsman named Sachin Tendulkar had Doordarshan not telecast Guide one summer afternoon?A fascinating excerpt from Abhishek Mukherjee and Joy Bhattacharjya's......

Where Does Sachin Stand Among The Great Batters?

Tendulkar's sterling performances, his fascinating duels for supremacy with contemporaries -- Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Inzamam-ul Haq, Jacques Kallis among batsmen; Shane Warne, Muttiah......

Can Sunday bring 2011 Tendulkar moment for Messi?

'Messi gives you that Sachin Tendulkar like feeling. It seems the entire world wants to see Messi lift that World Cup' IMAGE: Lionel Messi has inspired his team with every match. Photograph:......

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