A ban on birthday parties, use of Whatsapp and girl students talking to boys allegedly imposed by a leading engineering college in Chennai led to an uproar and street protests by a section of its students on Tuesday. A protesting student claimed that an ‘unsigned’ circular in this regard was put up on the college’s notice board and withdrawn subsequently after the issue snowballed into an outrage. Denying issuing any such circular, the college management clarified to the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
‘I had to stop going to school after 7th standard as my parents did not have enough money to even feed us’ ‘I was just an uneducated and poor farmer till I joined the self-help group. Going to a foreign country to highlight our achievements was a dream come true’'My dream is to see all women like me who live in villages to come up in life and be independent' Malliga and Jayalalitha talk to Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com about how millet farming changed their lives, their ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Martina Hingis, Flavia Pennetta, Jelena Jankovic, Thomas Johansson and other top tennis players would cross swords when the Champions Tennis League (CTL) 2015 begins on November 23. The second edition of the Vijay Amritraj-promoted tournament will begin in Mumbai and will see 13 matches being played over a two-week period. The event will conclude with a grand finale in Hyderabad on December 6, Amritraj told reporters on Tuesday. CTL features six city-based teams across the country, put into two ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'Outsiders are the ones who have to make the biggest journey to realise themselves, to come back to some sense of normality.' Director Jacques Audiard and actor Jesuthasan Antonythasan discuss the human landscape behind the award-winning film, Dheepan, with Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com IMAGE: A scene from Dheepan, the award-winning film on Sri Lankan Tamils trying to make for a life for themselves in Paris. Jacques Audiard is a French filmmaker whose films have played well at film ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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