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How a ship container solved the toilet problem in a TN village
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How a ship container solved the toilet problem in a TN village

A used shipping container transforms the lives of women in a remote Tamil Nadu village. Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com reports. 'For the first time in our lives, we bathe before we head to school; that too, in a bathroom that has doors. We are as clean as the other children in our school. I cannot explain how difficult it was for us to bathe and relieve ourselves till now. Today, there are no words that suffice to express our happiness,' says a beaming schoolgirl, Sheela. 'Nobody who hasn't ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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'Swami Chinamayananda is the Rajinikanth of spiritualism'

'I didn’t want the biopic on Swami Chinmayananda to be a propaganda film,' filmmaker R S Prasanna tells Shobha Warrier/ Rediff.com Engineer-turned-filmmaker R S Prasanna made his mark in Tamil with his very first romcom Kalyana Samayal Saadham. His next film is a biopic on Swami Chinmayananda titled The Quest, in English. Noted art director Thota Tharani acts in a film for the first time as the elderly Swami Chinmayananda. In this interview with Shobha Warrier/ Rediff.com, ...
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Ashok Chakra for Major Varadarajan

"As a mother, I wanted him to be near me and not live where danger lay.''My son was so sure about where he wanted to be, and he was so happy to wear the army uniform and work for the country."Before any major operation, he would tell me, "Please pray for me, Amma, but don't ask me why"Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com meets the parents of Major Mukund Varadarajan who was killed during an operation against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on April 25, 2014.He was awarded the Ashok Chakra, India's ...
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'I was scared for his safety, but the army was his life'

'As a mother, I wanted him to be near me and not live where danger lay.' 'My son was so sure about where he wanted to be, and he was so happy to wear the army uniform and work for the country' Before any major operation, he would tell me, "Please pray for me, Amma, but don't ask me why"' Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com meets the parents of Major Mukund Varadarajan who was killed during an operation against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on April 25, 2014, and who was awarded the Ashok Chakra, ...
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'In 15 years, India will be what China is today'

Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the newly announced NITI Aayog. Panagariya is Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at the Columbia University in New York. He is non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He was formerly chief economist with the Asian Development Bank and  Professor of Economics and Co-director at the Center for International Economics. He has also worked with the World Bank, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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35 days in jail for not standing up for the national anthem

'At first, a few inmates tried to attack me saying they would make me sing the national anthem, but another group rescued me from the assault. When I got out of jail, so many of them cried and asked me, "When will we see you again?"' Image: School children sing the national anthem. Photograph: Getty Images Salman Mohammed, 25, from Thiruvananthapuram was arrested at midnight on August 19 under charges of sedition and the IT Act.His crimes: He refused to stand up when the national anthem was ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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What Swiss Gold Initiative really meant

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 WorldNetDaily1 month ago
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How a housewife became a successful entrepreneur

'Kerala is a dreadful place to do business. You will not be able to run a profitable business in this state by giving high wages for low productivity.' 'That is the reason why nobody wants to invest in this state. Though there is a a small change happening, it will take years for Kerala to attract investors,' says Sheela Kochouseph Chittilapally, managing director, V-Star. Image: Sheela Kochouseph Chittilapally, managing director, V-Star. Photograph: Courtesy, V Star     Twenty ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Indians have $1 trillion worth of gold!

'India has about 22,000 tonnes of private gold, held by individuals and temples.' 'Much of this is locked up in safes and vaults as a dead investment. If we can put the vast reserves of gold to use, it would boost the economy,' says V P Nandakumar, executive chairman, Manappuram Finance, India's first listed gold loan company. Image: A visitor admires a gold necklace on display at the Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition in Chennai.Photograph: Babu/Reuters     India's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Forbes India Celebrity 100 Nominees List for 2014

A long list of 1100 celebrities that make it to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 nominees list A mitabh Bachchan or Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan or Hrithik Roshan, MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli... Who is the biggest Indian celebrity? Or is it the serial ...
 Forbes India2 months ago
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