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Pakistan writes to UNSC complaining about India's plan to build wall along LoC

Pakistan writes to UNSC complaining about India's plan to buil...

A soldier walks past the electric fencing inside the Line of Control in Jammu & KashmirPhotograph: Rajesh Karkera/ Introducing a new irritant into the bilateral ties, Pakistan has complained to UN Security Council alleging that India was building a wall along the International Border in violation of the world body's resolutions. Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has written two letters dated September 4 and 9 to the UN Security Council. In the September 9 ..., 1 week ago

Home loan rejected? Here's hope!

A six-point checklist to follow when lenders reject your home loan application. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/ Are you dejected because your home loan got rejected? Well, in that case let curiosity get the better of you and not disappointment. So fretting is not going to help. But then what are you supposed to do? When a home loan provider says ‘no’, read it as ‘try again’. Let there be no place for dejection because your dream home is only an approval away. And ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Planning a weekend getaway?

Here's why you should opt for a homestay. Photograph: Courtesy Mugilu Homestay My weekend stay at a homestay nestled on a hillock in the Western Ghats has been yet another excellent mini-vacation. Called Mugilu, which translates into 'clouds' in Kannada, the place did not offer anything fancy – but it did bring on a whole lot of goodness with panoramic views of emerald green landscape, delicious local cuisine, and the company of some adorable dogs. An early morning walk in the green ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

7 Indians feature in Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list

  Image: Sunny Varkey. Photograph: Rediff Archives Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting most noteworthy contributions to philanthropy from 13 countries across Asia Pacific. Of them, four are co-founders of Infosys, one of India's largest information technology services companies. Image: Nandan Nilekani. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/ Kerala-born entrepreneur Sunny Varkey, who in June pledged about half of his $2.25 billion ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

An open letter to BEST

Dear BEST, I have been a regular commuter with BEST since I was a schoolboy, in fact for as long as I can remember. Ive been a huge fan of BEST for your excellent bus service, at affordable prices.Till now.  Let me tell you what happened yesterday.I travel from my home in Borivli to my office Mahim every day in your air-conditioned bus (Bus Route: Mira Road Station (E) to NSCI Worli).  The ticket costs Rs 115 each way.The journey should have been comfortable, but the bus almost ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The price we pay for swanky airports in India!

Private airports are much better but because of poor regulation, the tariffs have shot up, notes Anjuli Bhargava.  Image: Private airports are much better but tariffs have shot up. Photograph, courtesy: Ramesh NG/Wikimedia Commons Anyone who flew regularly in and out of Delhi's Indira Gandhi airport before the Commonwealth Games would testify to this. People had begun to dread flying simply because they had to navigate the nightmare that the old airport had become. The Airports ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

POLL: Who's the hottest LFW model?

These girls will be raising temperatures as they sashay down the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week. Vote for your favourite! These hotties will glam up the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015. But who is the hottest of them all? Tell us! If looks could kill, Australian model Alicia Komodromos would top the list of most dangerous women. Is she hot enough to get your vote? Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/ Coorg beauty Dayana Erappa struts her stuff with ease. Is she hot? ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

10 LFW outfits that'll make you scratch your head

Lakme Fashion Week is around the corner; so it seems apt that we look back at some of the most... how shall we put it... intriguing designs we've seen in the recent past. 1. It is only fair that we begin with this Amit Aggarwal screation from the Winter-Festive 2014 line up. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/ 2. We can totally imagine us in this Asa Kazingmei creation if we were in a Star Wars movie... but that's about it. Photograph: Courtesy Lakme Fashion Week 3. Kristy De Cunha's ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Kalam's 2008 interview: 'Economic prosperity has to reach 700 million people in rural areas'

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed into the ages on Monday, had spoken to in 2008. We republish the feature. Former President A P J Abdul Kalam kindly answered Archana Masih and Saisuresh Sivaswamy's questions for an exclusive interview with What are the top most recent achievements that India has reason to be proud of? The Indian economy is in an ascent phase. Particularly, our economy is growing at 8 to 9 per cent per annum ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago When President Kalam doubled up as an IAF pilot  Rediff.com2 months ago

The boy from Rameswaram who became President

Stories of extreme hardship, braving impossible odds and innumerable sacrifices, abound in the lives of nearly 90 per cent of the students in the country. But among them, some perform exceptionally well. Their academic laurels are so brilliant, that at times their CV looks intimidating. And each one acknowledges that it's the right education that made them what they are today. Careers360 had identified 40-odd brilliant students of this country; most of them came from very dire conditions. We ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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