A 97-year-old created history of sorts when he appeared for the MA (economics) examination of Nalanda Open University in Patna on Friday. A beaming Raj Kumar Vaishya told Rediff.com, “I am really happy as I appeared for the part one of the MA economics exam. Now I will appear for the other papers and get my master’s degree and fulfil my dream.” Vaishya had enrolled in NOU last year in September to achieve his dream of acquiring a master’s degree. “He is an ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Over bhel puri and chilli paneer, Gaurav Deepak tells Abhineet Kumar how Avendus Capital became the most sought after bank for start-ups and how he learnt about the 30 shades of pink. As I start my hour-and-a-half commute to suburban Khar for my lunch with Gaurav Deepak, below, left (he prefers to be called by his first name) at Social, an all-day café and collaborative workspace, I get a call from his office asking if the meeting can be postponed by an hour, to 2 pm. I feel ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Author Renu Balakrishnan is inviting aspiring writers to join her for a creative writing workshop in Mumbai. Read on for details. Do stray comments and incidents trigger thoughts and emotions in you? Do you mull over these and try to understand the larger picture? A course in creative writing will help you turn these into short, meaningful essays and polish them for publishing or for blog posting. What's it about? Author Renu Balakrishnan is organising a creative writing workshop in March ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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