I have been working in the print media sector for several years now. Having covered the stock market beat for most of those years, I have written articles about several initial public offerings, listed stocks and broader market moves. Often, the objective of these articles is to look forward, try and tell the reader what will happen tomorrow, three weeks later or in the next financial year. And, these articles are often based on research, qualitative and quantitative, and opinions of Street ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
India regards Indonesia as one of its most important partners in the neighbourhood, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in an interview he gave to the Indonesian newspaper Kompas on the eve of his visit to the nation. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Brunei Darussalam on Thursday for the second leg of his overseas tour that will take him to Jakarta in Indonesia. "My visits to Brunei Darussalam and Indonesia will further intensify our engagement to our East, which has been at the forefront of our ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By Susan CoricaStaff Writer SOUTHINGTON - Jennifer Kay, recruiting specialist for CRI’s therapeutic foster care program, said the agency seeks out potential foster care families anyway it can - from newspaper ads to social media to having a ...Big News Network, 1 month ago
Rhodes Scholar Vinay Nayak, a senior at Yale and an expert in using the Internet for citizen engagement, talks about his achievements. Fighting hard to overcome his shyness, Vinay Nayak plunged into debates and other activities at his high school in Oak Brook, Illinois. He also made very good use of the digital media. “I gave myself a voice,” said the newly announced Rhodes Scholar, one of the 32 Americans bound for Oxford University next year. “And that is when I began to ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
The India that needs strategic alliances, defence cooperation and engaging meaningfully with neighbouring countries is quietly moving ahead with confidence, says Tarun Vijay. Eight is a lucky number in China and so is it in India. If people pay large amounts of money in Beijing and Shanghai to get the number eight on their cars and mobile phones, in India, from Jammu to Ahmedabad and Kochi to Dibrugarh, eight is the symbol of Goddess Durga, the provider of Shakti, ultimate power. Ashtbhuja Devi ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Congress has kept quiet on the way the Union home ministry has handled innumerable blast cases under its rule. It has not openly condemned the bias that pervades its government and the security agencies, says Neeta Kolhatkar. Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde recently told a meeting of several chief ministers "to ensure that no innocent Muslim is detained wrongly in terror cases". The minute he made these remarks, there was outrage in the right-wing dominated media, on Twitter and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Maybe, we Indians as a people could do with a bit of two other qualities we love to tout as Indian — humility, and introspection. Nina Davuluri winning Miss America got a lot of already twisted knickers into even more of a tourniquet. The racist rants against her on Twitter made headlines, and many of us Indians — the only demographic in the country that apparently matters, the Indian with enough bandwidth to be on real-time social media — were appalled that Dr Martin Luther ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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