EkStep to offer android app-based solutions to help children solve learning problemsIt all started on June 15 last year during a small meeting at the house of Nandan Nilekani, who had just returned home after spending a few weeks in the US following his defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. Other than the hosts -- Nilekani and wife Rohini -- the only other person present was Shankar Maruwada, a seasoned tech entrepreneur who had joined Nilekani’s core team at the Unique Identification ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'The dark side is not me; I am a mama's boy,' Ganesh Venkatraman tells S Saraswathi. After years of playing second fiddle, Ganesh Venkatraman has finally come into his own. He plays the lead role in Acharam, which opened to positive reviews last weekend. Ganesh’s excellent portrayal of a psychotic killer was much appreciated. From modelling to television to cinema, this tall, good-looking Gladrags Mr India winner has come a long way in the film industry. He made his acting ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
‘Overall responsibility must be taken by Indira because she was the one who gave the order’ ‘Indira was a strong and ruthless leader and Indians admire strong leaders’ ‘I do not think that many young people really know what happened’ Veteran journalist Coomi Kapoor, whose book The Emergency: A Personal Account was published recently, speaks to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com about Independent India’s darkest phase. An archival image of former prime minister ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan was yet again at the Wankhede stadium to cheer for Mumbai Indians in Tuesday's Indian Premier League match against Chennai Super Kings. IPL: Mumbai Indians thrash Chennai Super Kings to enter final Scorecard The Piku star is proving to be Mumbai’s good luck charm. Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for the final after a comfortable 25-run victory over the two-time champions. Mumbai scored 187 for six before ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Mumbai Indians edged past Kolkata Knight Riders by five runs and boosted their hopes of making it to the play-offs in the Indian Premier League, at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai, on Thursday. Mumbai's play-off hopes alive after narrow win over KKR Scorecard There was a dash of Bollywood to the sizzling contest. Shoojit Sircar's family comedy drama Piku, starring Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan, made its presence felt at the stadium. When the Bollywood legend talks, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
An engineering graduate from Hyderabad, who joined the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, has died “while fighting in Syria”, Intelligence sources on Tuesday said quoting his family members. Mohd Haneef Waseem, 27, had reportedly joined the ISIS in Syria in February this year, they said. The Telangana Police are in the process of gathering more information about Haneef's alleged links with ISIS. They are also trying to find out how he could have gone to Syria.Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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