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Ajit Balakrishnan on mapping the Business Serengeti.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The other day, when I was introduced at a conference as 'a businessman', I found myself squirming. I almost stood up to correct my introducer, but a basic sense of diplomacy made me hesitate. Since that moment I have been introspecting why the term 'businessman' seemed so much of a pejorative one to me. I realised that if I had been introduced as an 'entrepreneur' I would have been okay.   Was ..., 2 days ago

Leaked video matter: ACB books Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar

Anti-Corruption Bureau has filed a first information report against Bharatiya Janata Party leaders B S Yeddyurappa and Ananth Kumar following forensic report confirming voices of the two in an audio of a leaked video.In the leaked video, Yeddyurappa and Kumar were heard speaking about money transaction done by local political leaders to their party high command.Reacting to the development, Yeddyurappa said, "The ACB is doing this intentionally because (Karnataka Chief Minister) Siddaramaiah ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Godfather without the mafia? Raja Sen's new book for kids

We are happy to tell you that former staffer and popular film critic, Raja Sen's first book will be out next month. Published by Penguin/Puffin it's a children's book, written entirely in limericks, meant to be read out loud by parents and precocious kids. Called The Best Baker In The World, it is part of a series called My First Marquee, wherein Sen takes cinematic masterpieces and adapts them for children. Which means the stories are shorn of blood, sex, death, but still keeps all ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

School librarian rejects Melania Trump's book donation

US first lady Melania Trump's donation of books to a California school was rejected by its librarian, describing them racist and unneeded.Melania had sent packages of 10 Dr Seuss books to one high-achieving school in every state. The packages included titles such as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and a personal favourite that she and her son, Barron, 11, read together "over and over:" Oh, the Places You'll Go!In an open letter to the US First Lady posted on a book blog, Liz Phipps ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Surgical strike, one year later: Books and film on anvil

It's past midnight. The moon -- just a sliver in the inky sky -- watches as elite commanders billow out of choppers into enemy land. Four hours later, they are back in India, having razed seven terror camps.Just what the director or the author ordered. The surgical strike -- which the Army executed on the night of September 28 last year, when Indian commanders paratrooped into Pakistan and killed 50 terrorists -- has all theingredients that make for a successful potboiler: suspense, action, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

RSS leader's killing: Punjab govt to hand over probe to NIA

The Punjab government has decided to hand over the probe into the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana to the National Investigation Agency. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh issued orders in this regard today while announcing a Rs 5 lakh compensation for the deceased's family and a government job for one of his progeny. Gosain lost his wife to cancer some years ago and is survived by four children. Orders regarding an NIA probe were issued by the chief minister on the request ...
 Rediff.com5 hours ago

Fine films, fabulous discoveries at MAMI

The movies that impressed, puzzled and stunned Sukanya Verma at MAMI this year. You know it's time for the annual Mumbai Film Festival when the city's cinephile population flocks to theatres in towns and suburbs, stands in long queues, survives on samosa, sets the alarm for 7 am to pre-register, memorises a complex schedule and dedicates seven days to eat, drink and breathe the best of world cinema and Indian filmmaking. A vibrant atmosphere of energy and enthusiasm envelops its 19th edition ...
 Rediff.com9 hours ago

Soldiers generates new energy among Indians: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spend Diwali with jawans posted along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez Sector and lauded them for their bravery and deidcation. In the vistor's book at the Gurez valley, the PM wrote, "Protecting the Motherland, far from your loved ones, displaying the highest traditions of sacrifice, all soldiers at the nation's borders, are symbols of bravery and dedication."He further said, "I have an opportunity to spend the festival of Diwali with ...
 Rediff.com9 hours ago 'You're my family': PM celebrates Diwali with jawans in J&K  Rediff.com9 hours ago Congress 'an equal partner' in GST decision: Modi  Rediff.com3 days ago

The music of Ishiguro's words

'Did the Nobel committee, reviled for awarding Mr Dylan, play a little inside joke this time around, by awarding another lyricist who was once an aspiring musician?' asks Uttaran Das Gupta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature for Kazuo Ishiguro was greeted unanimously with acknowledgement of the English novelist's achievements, which includes the Booker winning The Remains of the Day (1987). This was markedly different from last year when ...
 Rediff.com11 hours ago

'We'll put Pakistan under pressure and on the back foot'

'The surgical strikes were not meant to deter or stop infiltration.''It was meant to create a kind of uncertainty in the minds of Pakistani military commanders.''By using hard power we've created an option which was not there earlier.' Exclusive: How the surgical strikes were planned On September 29, the first anniversary of the cross-LoC surgical strikes, Nitin A Gokhale -- senior journalist, author and co-founder of -- released his book Securing India The Modi way - ...
 Rediff.com13 hours ago
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