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Pak books Baloch leaders for supporting Modi's I-Day speech
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Pak books Baloch leaders for supporting Modi's I-Day speech

Five cases, including that of sedition, have been registered against three top Baloch nationalist leaders in Pakistan for allegedly backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's supportive words on Balochistan in his Independence Day speech. Brahamdagh Bugti, Harbiyar Marri and Banuk Karima Baloch were booked under sections 120, 121, 123 and 353 of the Pakistan Penal Code at five police stations in Khuzdar area in the restive province following complaints, a senior police official said on Monday. The ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
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Give Gowariker credit for Mohenjo Daro

'Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro does what many history books could not have done.''He awakens interest in the ancient civilisation of Harapppa and Mohenjo Daro,' says Asim Siddiqui. IMAGE: Hrithik Roshan in Mohenjo Daro. Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro tries too hard to blend prehistory with a popular story to appeal to an intellectual audience interested in serious subjects and the masses brought up on a regular diet of songs, dance, drama and action. The result is that neither side ...
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5 expenses you must avoid

Avoid these financial traps, warns K Ramalingam.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indians are a savings-friendly people. We want to save more out of our disposable income (total income minus total expenses every month). Despite these savings habits, we can go overboard with our expenses too: Festivals and marriages We love our festivals. And many of us will go to great lengths to celebrate festivals in style. Even if it means spending a lot and ending in debt. Marriages are another drain on ...
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Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced!

This year's shortlist for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize has been announced.Four of our selected writers live and work outside the sub-continent. But their exceptional work is counter-balanced by equally noteworthy books written within India. All the books this year should make us reconsider what we think we know but have either forgotten or not acknowledged: the long (and often sinister) shadows of particular events and people, the individual lives nestled inside large histories, lives ...
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Dadri beef row: HC stays arrest of Akhlaq's family

The Allahabad high court on Friday stayed the arrest of five family members of Mohd Akhlaq, who beaten to death by a mob in Dadri, in connection with a case registered against them at Gautam Buddh Nagar district for allegedly slaughtering a cow and consuming its meat. A division bench comprising Justices Ramesh Sinha and P C Tripathi, however, refused to grant relief to Akhlaq's brother Jaan Mohammed, who was among the six persons named in the FIR lodged following a direction issued to the ...
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Markets end lower on caution ahead of Yellen speech

Tata Motors was the top gainer on better-than-expected June quarter revenues Benchmark indices ended flat on caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve's stance on key policy rates at a meeting scheduled later today. Further, profit booking by institutional investors also dampened sentiment. US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak at the Kansas City Fed's annual Monetary Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The S&P BSE Sensex ended down 54 points at 27,782 and the ...
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The Spell of Sylvia Dyer

Sylvia Dyer’s life began nearly 90 years ago in a forgotten, untamed land. She spent her childhood on a plantation along the Bihar-Nepal border in pre-Independence India, lived through the 1965 war as the wife of a decorated army officer and saw an era grow and fade in front of her eyes. Archana Masih/Rediff.com meets her and finds that family stories – ones that have been lived, narrated, felt, told and retold -- make for the most compelling of histories. Sylvia Dyer as a young ...
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'I am very keen to work with Ranbir'

'I love Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi. I grew up watching it and find it very funny. I am a huge Kishore Kumar fan.' Zoya Akhtar discusses the one thing she loves -- movies! Zoya Akhtar has now taken on a new role. The Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara director is the community ambassador for the premium English movie channel, Sony Le PLEX HD. Zoya's role as a ambassador will be to reach out to movie lovers and build a tribe that appreciates good cinema. She will also be seen actively ...
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Did the Last Queen of Kashmir have a message for the present?

The solution to the Kashmir problem does not lie in India speaking to Pakistan; it does not lie in the Indian government speaking to the separatists; it lies in the Kashmiris talking to their inner selves. They need to trace their history to include their rich cultural heritage of Hindu Saivism and Sufi mysticism. Only then will Kashmiris be at peace with themselves, says Vivek Gumaste. The currents of history do not coalesce together logically or flow smoothly. They pursue an erratic ...
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Expect the unexpected at this year's US Open!

With Serena Williams vying to safeguard her World No 1 ranking and Djokovic fighting off a wrist injury, expect to see a few surprises at the fourth and final Grand Slam of the year IMAGE: Serena Williams of the United States. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images At last year's US Open, Serena Williams was trying to rewrite the record book and fell short, but starting on Monday at Flushing Meadows winning is getting personal. Williams's 184-week reign as World No 1 is under attack, and the ...
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