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Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking passes away at the age of 76

Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking passes away at the age of 76

In 1963 at the age of 21, Stephen Hawking, arguably one of the world’s best scientist, was given two years to live by doctors. He was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease or ALS. The illness paralysed him and left him in a wheelchair., 2 days ago

Looking back: Andrei Tarkovsky defines a cinematic language

Andrei Tarkovsky once said, "The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldnt look for harmony, but would simply live in it. Art is born out of an ill-designed world." The Post-Stalinist period ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Judgment time for Mr Modi

'Mr Modi, unless he changes his approach, may further legitimise the idea that it is perfectly all right for Hindus to dictate terms to the minorities.''Indira Gandhi's political expediency did permanent economic damage. Mr Modi's may end up causing permanent social damage,' says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The acquittal of A Raja and Kanimozhi in the 2G scam raises several questions about the manner in which the NDA government has chosen to pursue the matter.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Only Pinarayi Vijayan can save the CPI-M from suicide

'It will be a ghastly mistake for the CPI-M to face the 2019 poll on its own.''At best, it can hope to split non-BJP votes in some pockets, but the humiliating rout will spell its doom,' warns M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, left, with Communist Party of India General Secretary Sitaram Yechury.Yechury's resolution that the CPI-M enter an electoral alliance with the Congress for the 2019 Lok Sabha election was rejected by the party's central committee meeting last ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Why Kolkata celebrates Christmas with such fervour

'Anantkumar Hegde will be pleased that those thousands who formed a long line to enter the grounds of St Paul's Cathedral on Christmas Eve night were both aware of their 'parentage' -- to use his insulting term -- and would describe themselves as Hindu,' says Rahul Jacob. IMAGE: Christmas Eve Mass at St Paul's Cathedral in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters One moment loud carols in Bengali seemed to echo up and down Kolkata's Park Street, the next minute the familiar silhouette of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

BJP, Congress gear up for 2018 poll battle

Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat are over. Another set of state elections is due in 2018. Here’s an assessment of the next round of the electoral challenge and how it could change India’s political equations. Karnataka: Which better caste combination? IMAGE: Yeddyurappa, from the BJP, is doing all that he can to ensure that the state of Karnataka votes for him. Photograph: @BSYBJP/Twitter Scheduled for April, the Karnataka election campaign is already underway. A ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Foraying into new frontiers

City: New Delhi Discovery Communications in India is fast getting into the digital space with new packaging and content to attract mass audience It’s an ‘action-packed’ moment at Discovery Communications in India that recently announced its plans to ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Vishal Bhardwaj releases a series of poetries in his book Nude

While his films boast of reflection of society, with the same intention, Vishal Bhardwaj has taken ahead his love for art in a different form. From what we hear, he is a closet poet who has now taken forward his love for poems a step ahead by publishing a ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago
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