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Check out these Olympic firsts!
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Check out these Olympic firsts!

As the Rio Games begins, Rediff.com's Bikash Mohapatra presents the milestones.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Olympics is not just about sport, but tradition. The first event... Athletics kick-started the modern Olympic Games in Athens on April 6, 1896. The first-ever event at the first modern Games was the opening heat of the 100 metres. 120 years later, athletics continues to be the biggest draw at the Games, and the 100 metres race its biggest attraction. The first champion... ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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From Noida to Gurugram: The life of a working girl

A perfectly posh city girl now commutes by local transport to reach her office.Text: Kishore Singh. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When she decided to accept an assignment in Gurgaon (which was recently changed to Gurugram), we told our daughter she might have commuting issues, considering we live in Noida, which would entail her travelling through three states of the NCR (National Capital Region) before she could report for work. But our daughter is nothing if not headstrong, so she ...
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The Ganesha you didn't know

Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com depicts the stories related to the life of the god of power and wisdom. The chubby, gentle, intelligent, elephant-headed Ganesha or Ganapati is one of the most popular Hindu gods. He is the remover of obstacles and the one whom worshippers first acknowledge when they visit a temple or embark on a new venture. With his broken tusk, Ganesha wrote part of the epic Mahabharata. The elephant god has always fascinated sculptors, painters and writers alike. Seen in the ...
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True or false? Stocks make the most money in long term

It is difficult to answer this question in yes or no. Here's Dwaipayan Bose's thorough analyses Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com You may have often heard capital market experts and financial planners saying, equity is the best performing asset class in the long term. They cite examples of Sensex or Nifty return versus gold and fixed income returns over the last 3 or 5 years. But has Sensex beaten all other asset classes across all long term time-scales? Firstly, let us discuss how long is ...
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Do you suffer from CFS?

Chronic fatigue syndrome may have its origin in your gut, says Nikita Puri.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com For a long time, the origins and causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome have been shrouded in uncertainties, and a cursory search on the web for CFS promptly suggests that the condition may be psychological. With no known triggers and a lengthy process of diagnosis, the condition which causes debilitating fatigue was until now rather mystified. But researchers at Cornell University have ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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36 brand new saris for the Indian wedding hopper

1 /36 Akaaro Image: Sagar Ahuja/Vogue Shantanu & Nikhil Image: Sagar Ahuja/Vogue Kiran Uttam Ghosh Image: Sagar Ahuja/Vogue Malini Ramani Image: Sagar Ahuja/Vogue Nikasha Image: Sagar Ahuja/Vogue ILK Image: Sagar ...
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Smart ration cards need to be smarter

The new ePOS devices launched to curb corruption are proving to be more of a hassle than a boon.   Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com.     Four months ago, fair price shopkeeper Om Prakash complained about the lack of network connectivity affecting the functioning of his new electronic point of sale (ePOS) device that identifies beneficiaries through biometrics.    His complaint was attended to, but since his shop is close to the airport, network connectivity was an ...
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5 stocks that can make you money

Mudar Patherya picks 5 stocks that have stood the test of time. The extended first quarter season has kept me buried in sheets of scribbles and expectant extrapolations. This is a sniff of what I have to show for my honest labour. JK Paper: It's high time I saluted this paper company virtually returned from the brink. There was a time, not too many quarters ago, when paper companies had been obituarised. JK Paper kick-started a counter-trend by slashing costs and reporting higher profits. The ...
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All you wanted to know about devaluation of the rupee

The first major devaluation of the rupee happened in 1966 when it was pegged against the US dollar at Rs 4.75/$ In the pre-independence days, the Indian rupee had been strong. In the olden days, all international currency was pegged to the value of gold and silver, followed by the British pound and the American dollar in the post-War world. In the period around 1947, the year of India’s independence, the Indian rupee was valued as $1 = Rs 1.3, i.e. its near equivalent. This means one ...
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Selling a house? This is how you can claim tax benefits

If a house is sold and the proceeds are used to buy another, whoever contributed to the purchase of the first house can claim exemption on capital gains tax Whenever an individual sells a house, he needs to pay tax on the capital gains made in the transaction, unless the money is used to buy another house or is invested in certain instruments. The taxation of these gains can get tricky if the property is jointly owned. What if a couple sells a jointly-owned house and then wants to buy another ...
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