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Around the wicket: India v Pakistan watched by a billion people
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Around the wicket: India v Pakistan watched by a billion people

Fans celebrating in Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi From a chaiwallah in Mumbai to a modest saloon in Multan and from a pub in Kolkata to a shop in Islamabad, the ICC Cricket World Cup opening match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan grabbed a million eyeballs. - Around the wicket: Dan still the man for New Zealand - Also Read: Around the wicket: Pakistan will turn tables on India! - The World Cup, as never before on Rediff.com If estimates can be considered, it is believed that ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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From J&K shock to Ranji Trophy quarters! Mumbai's narrow escape

Mumbai batsman Siddhesh Lad raises hit bat after scoring a hundred. Photograph: Sahil Salvi It proved a narrow escape for 40-time champions Mumbai as they squeezed into the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy on the basis of the first innings lead after their Group A match against Karnataka ended in a draw on Monday. Mumbai were also lucky that some other results in the group went their way, with Bengal holding out for a draw against Madhya Pradesh, Baroda losing to Tamil Nadu and Railways ...
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'India is such a fantastic country'

Image: Prasoon Joshi cleans the streets outside the Sofi Mahal building in Lalbaug, South Mumbai, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Photograph: Sahil Salvi 'I was brought up in a Brahmin Hindu family. I was brought up in places where the majority was Muslim, in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. There was a mosque next to my house, but I never saw communal tension.' 'I am not worried. This country's religious roots are very strong. They know how to take care of themselves.' ...
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INS Visakhapatnam, Navy's new stealth destroyer, launched

India Navy's new stealth destroyer, Visakhapatnam, designed indigenously and fitted with advanced features, was launched in Mumbai on Monday, boosting the maritime force's firepower capability. The Kolkata-class warship, the first of P15-B stealth destroyers, was launched by Minu Dhowan, wife of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R K Dhowan, at Mazagaon Docks Ltd. Top Navy and MDL officials were present on the occasion. The ship, weighing approximately 3,000 tons during the launch, is slated to be ...
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Big win for BJP allies in in Maha, Punjab assembly by-polls

Riding on a sympathy wave, women candidates of ruling Shiv Sena and Congress and opposition Nationalist Congress Party on Wednesday won assembly by-elections in Uttarakhand and Maharashtra where Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane lost badly in Bandra East seat in Mumbai, his second defeat in six months. In Punjab, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal wrested the Dhuri seat from Congress by a handsome margin with its candidate Gobind Singh Longowal drubbing Simar Partap Singh, a political greenhorn ...
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Sena needs to stop its vada-pav protests

'It is time the Sena realises that voters can see through its divisive actions. It needs to have a wider vision before the party is reduced to a slapstick political comedy,' says Neeta Kolhatkar. The Shiv Sena needs to stop playing its vada-pav politics. The party is actually making this lauded state dish stale and tasteless. Especially since the party cannot take criticism from a lady who is an integral part of this city and is very much a Marathi manoos. Uddhav Thackeray, shobhat nahi ...
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The fauj does not advertise secularism, but practises it every day

'Those of us who have seen the Indian military from close quarters for decades now are outraged at Admiral Sushil Kumar's irresponsible and in my view flippant remark,' says Nitin A Gokhale. 'What makes people like Julio Riberio and Admiral Sushil Kumar, who rose to the highest positions in their respective professions, play the victim? Especially when it is not clear if all the attacks on Christians and Christian establishments had their roots in religious intolerance.' This story dates back ...
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Aamir, Salman meet up with Raj Thackeray

Aamir Khan, Salman Khan and many other Bollywood stars met up with MNS chief Raj Thackeray recently to plan a vision for Mumbai. Here's how the meeting turned out:   Aamir Khan was critical of the metro car shed proposed in city's green belt Aarey Milk Colony, in Goregaon, in the western suburb of Mumbai.He claimed the Aarey milk colony should not be disturbed, and that the government should involve citizens in the development plan and seek their views to plan the future of Mumbai. ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Hello ladies, it's your day

Rapes, discrimination and often lack of essential freedom continue to haunt women in India. But despite the troubles, they rise above it all.     On International Women’s Day, let’s give a shout out to the desi girl.   Girls just wanna have fun: This gang of girls let their hair down during an International Women's Day celebrations in Nagpur on Sunday. Photograph: PTI   Put your hands up... Activists have a blast at a Women's Day celebration at Jantar ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Dear PM, exam festivals won't solve students' problem

If Modi wants students to experience "enjoyment in taking examinations," as he claims, he must get HRD Minister Smriti Irani to take a long, hard look at the content. Content must be lively, dynamic and a stretch for the student's mind. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has poor handwriting. He never scored high marks as a student. He passed his examinations, perhaps, because his teachers could barely read what he wrote. Yet he is leading our nation of a billion-odd people. In a radio talk the ...
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