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Don't miss! 15 images from a rail journey
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Don't miss! 15 images from a rail journey

Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com and A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com boarded the Himsagar Express that runs between Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and Jammu Tawi in Jammu and Kashmir. Scenes they witnessed: The Himsagar Express travels through 12 Indian states and takes four days to travel pretty much the length of the country. Though the condition of the train leaves much to be desired (Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, kindly note), the scenes, the people and the sheer experience of travelling through the heart ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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New PF rule may lower take-home pay

But increase in the statutory contribution will boost retirement corpusFor most employees, the first thing that comes to mind at the thought of social security is Provident Fund - a fund to which they contribute 12 per cent of their salary each month and hope of saving money for their old age.Social security in India is administered under the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (the EPF Act).The EPF Act comprises three pillars - Provident Fund (PF), pension scheme ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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When the Empress of India paid homage to Babar

'The first 55 years of Natwar Singh's life give a fascinating narrative of our diplomacy,' says Ambassador B S Prakash after reading One Life is Not Enough.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh The Amul butter advertisement got it right. The butter in the ad was a sensational spread, it claimed, like the 'natworious' disclosures in the news. The ad was catching a moment, when for days on end, on evening television there were revelations by an elderly gentleman with a well coiffured white mane that any ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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4 ways to avoid falling into a debt trap this Diwali

These tips will keep you away from dark nights after Diwali Diwali is a time we Indians consider an auspicious time to buy new things right from a new car to new gadgets or appliances. Over the past few years, banks and other financial institutions have been offering special festive season loans that allow consumers to purchase white goods around Diwali. While it may be a good idea to avail of consumer durable loans instead of jacking up credit card debt, one has to exercise caution while ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
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Congress workers desperately seek sanjivini

The Congress president's election comes up early next year and party workers fear Sonia may pass on her mantle to Rahul. If that happens or if she continues to remain at the helm but Rahul calls the shots, there could be large scale desertions of workers and leaders, says Saroj Nagi.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com After the 2014 Lok Sabha election, in which the Congress party was reduced to a historic low of 44 seats, Sonia Gandhi had promised introspection to reverse the trend. The ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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How credit cards transformed India's financial system

The impact of the Credit Bureau has now ensured that the credit card market reached around Rs 1,500 crore (Rs 15 billion) a month level but is profitable this time for the banks and borrowers are responsible. Image: Credit card usage has increased multi-fold in India. Photograph: Reuters Legend has it that Frank McNamara (founder of Diners Club) forgot his wallet when he had dinner in a New York restaurant. When the bill arrived, Frank had to send his wife home to pick up the wallet and wait ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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A DIFFERENT SIDE of Satyajit Ray

Honestly, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone in this planet who doesn't know about Satyajit Ray. For those rare few who don't know, he was a bangali filmmaker, regarded as one of the greatest auteurs of world cinema. But, first and foremost, ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago
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'I am in love with a police officer'

In a weekly chat with readers, Love Guru shares crucial life and relationship advice. Do you have a question to ask? Post them here! True love, they say, transcends boundaries and gives strength to look beyond the challenges that lie on the path.  However, there are times when things get murky and the mind and heart fail to agree with each other. When all else fails, the Love Guru offers to help. In an online chat with readers, every Thursday, Love Guru addresses queries on relationship ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago 'I like a girl, but I'm scared to approach her'  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Tapan Sinha

Being a contemporary of the eternal trio of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak would have been an insurmountable professional obstacle for many a film director. But whose birth anniversary passed by last week was not one of ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
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Sabyasachi Mukherjee says fashion is suffering an identity crisis

We bring you an excerpt from an interview with the master couturier as it appears in the latest edition of Vogue (India). If you sit across Sabyasachi Mukherjee over a hot cuppa one day -- anticipating the wrath of the first onslaught of the Mumbai monsoon -- you better buckle up. He believes fashion is going through a crisis of identity. "Sometimes when I see these women so victimised by fashion I want to say, 'You don't need a handbag, darling, you need a hug,'" he tells Bandana Tewari.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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