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I-Day chat! From Kanyakumari to Kashmir, the wonder that is India
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I-Day chat! From Kanyakumari to Kashmir, the wonder that is India

Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar and Uttam Ghosh are traveling from Kanyakumari to Kashmir on the Himsagar Express to capture the essence, colours, variety, cuisines, attires, languages -- in short the spirit of our great country as it celebrates its 67th Independence Day. On Wednesday, August 13, Ganesh and Uttam will interact with readers in a Live! Chat from 10 am to 6 pm where they will share experiences, anecdotes and photographs of their cross-country journey. Please do post your photographs ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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How 157 Lankan asylum-seekers landed in Australia from India

A Ganesh Nadar reports on how a group of Sri Lankan refugees from India managed to sail all the way to Australia to seek asylum there. Australia has detained a boat with 157 asylum-seekers from Sri Lanka on a remote island. The boat was flying an Indian flag and had set off from an Indian port. Highly placed sources told rediff.com that this was one of three ships that were recently bought by Indian smugglers based on the east coast. They were initially used to smuggle gold and drugs, but have ...
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Local scuffle brings out country bombs in TN village protesting N-plant

A Ganesh Nadar / Rediff.com travelled to Idinthakarai, the epicentre of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, where two factions of people chose to settle scores by hurling country bombs at each other. Idinthakarai has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons, ever since it became the epicentre of the protest against the Kudankulam nuclear plant barely 2 km away four years ago.   In November last year eight people had been killed here when home-made bombs exploded ...
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'The ISIS militants are not threatening us'

A Ganesh Nadar speaks to Lesima Jerose Monisha, one of the Indian nurses stranded in Iraq's Tikrit. Her mother in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, says, "The nurses are well-fed but they haven’t received a single rupee as salary in four months, hope India will make the Iraqi government pay them." The Indian embassy has been constantly in touch with us, they have told us to wait as we are safer inside the hospital. They are talking to all parties concerned and when they are assured of safe ...
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A father's wail: 'Why would anyone abduct a Jesuit priest?'

A Ganesh Nadar meets the stunned father of Alexis Prem Kumar, the Indian Jesuit priest who was abducted by the Taliban in the Herat province of Afghanistan. Alexis Prem Kumar, the Indian Jesuit priest who was abducted by the Taliban in the Herat province of Afghanistan on June 2, was the country head of the Jesuit Refugee Service. He belongs to Variyanvayal village near Devakottai in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. “Why would anyone abduct a Jesuit priest?” asks his old and ...
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Udayakumar files petition against Intelligence Bureau

S P Udayakumar, who has been accused of 'getting the prime minister's goat', is not one to take things lying down. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com reports. S P Udayakumar, who has been battling the Koodangulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu for four years now, is in the midst of another controversy. In a secret report that found its way into the national media, the Intelligence Bureau alleged that Udayakumar is a threat to India's economic security. Udayakumar, who in the past has been accused of ...
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The Indian the government has forgotten

Even as the government moves heaven and earth to free the Indians trapped in Iraq and Libya, Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was abducted in Afghanistan on June 2, appears to have been forgotten. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com reports. On June 2, Jesuit priest Father Alexis Prem Kumar was abducted in the Herat province of Afghanistan. His father A S M Antony, who is numbed by pain, told Rediff.com, "We met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Delhi on July 24, we could not meet Amma (Tamil Nadu ...
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'In the national interest, English is a must'

'In UP/Bihar there is no industry. There are no other jobs, you either herd cows, teach or join the IAS. The brightest go to the IITs. The rest go to arts college and they become IAS officers and it is this crowd that is now agitating.' 'English is the business language of the world, we have to accept that. If I had done my IIT in Hindi, I would be stuck in the cow belt without work.' IIT graduate, entrepreneur and politician R K Misra on the row over English in the UPSC prelims. Born in a ...
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Why MGNREGA is a flop

A nexus between the panchayat president and the block development officer has led to the failure of Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act scheme in many villages, says A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com  The Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act was one of the United Progressive Alliance government’s most touted schemes. But it was also one of the biggest government money guzzlers and source of corruption.         Every worker under MGNREGA ...
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Art show revisits 16 Indian masters

Rarely does one get the opportunity to see works by the greatest names of Indian art under one roof. Precisely such an opportunity is presented by the exhibition An Unfinished Portrait, featuring the works of 16 Indian artists, among them Nandalal ...
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