Celebrated author Munshi Premchand changed the course of literature in Hindi and Urdu with his "modern perspective" and simple expressions, according to his grandson Alok Rai. Rai, who was speaking in a session titled, "Hindustani Zindagi Ka Naqsh-Nigaar: ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
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By now, readers may be aware that for the first time ever, Hrithik Roshan is being paired up with Sanam Re actress Yami Gautam in their forthcoming film Kaabil . As unique as the casting sounded in the initial stages, the trailer of the film has left the ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
Her eyes crinkle as she speaks; a smile is never far away.Though she speaks in a rush -- words tumbling over each other in a race to save time or keep up with her thoughts -- she is unfailingly polite.A simple sari, a string of flowers in her hair, basic jewellery and a wrist watch... that's all one of India's richest women wears.Sudha Murty has various roles -- philanthropist, author, teacher, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt -- and she revels in each one of them, discovers Rediff.com's ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Sudha Murty worries that India has still not learnt its lessons from history, she tells Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar.Videos: Afsar Datayar/Rediff.com Part 1: Sudha Murty: We are not an equal society IMAGE: "Successful people are those who face a lot of difficulties but convert every failure into a step to go up," say Sudha Murty. Photograph: Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com "I don't do any housework," Sudha Murty confesses to gales of laughter. "I want to admit that right now." And cooking makes ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
In August 2015, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor -- who has been awarded the Padma Shri in the 2017 Republic Day honours list -- cooked a meal for Narendra Modi during the prime minister's visit to the United Arab Emirates.During his recent visit to Rediff.com, Kapoor spoke to Syed Firdaus Ashraf about the PM's food preferences. 'Cooking for Narendra Modi gave me a sense of pride' IMAGE: Chef Sanjeev Kapoor interacting with readers during the Rediff Chat. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Cooking ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
24-01-2017 By;Prasanta Patnaik I was overwhelmed with joy when my young poet friend Kedar Mishra informed me about conferring of Padmashree on veteran Odia actor and director Sadhu Meher who happens to be an old friend since 1977 when he was introduced to me ...Orissabarta, 1 month ago
'Rapes happen because we raise our children inappropriately.''Not our daughters, but our sons.''Daughters are always conditioned about what to wear, how to behave, how to sit, how to talk; what about the sons?' Your say: How can women be safe? IMAGE: Vaishnavi PrasadPhotograph: Kind courtesy Vaishnavi Prasad/Instagram Vaishnavi Prasad was 12 when she was raped by a stranger. Like most girls in India who are not educated about sex at the right age, Vaishnavi did not know she had been raped ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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