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Check out these Olympic firsts!

Check out these Olympic firsts!

As the Rio Games begins,'s Bikash Mohapatra presents the milestones.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/ 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... ..., 2 months ago

So what is your Nationalism Quotient?

Durba Dhyani gets lessons in patriotism.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ "Lose your TV and keep your sanity," a friend had advised some time back. She gave away her TV set about two years ago and has been glowing ever since. "Ignorance is bliss," she croons, whenever asked the secret of her great skin. Since my refrigerator has packed up and my washing machine is in its death throes, I decided to retain the one thing that still works in the house. And so I have paid the price -- sitting ...
 Rediff.com17 hours ago

President Trump, meet President Mallya :)

Could Ambassador B S Prakash's nightmare turn real?Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ I woke up with a jolt from my slumber. In my dream Vijay Mallya had just unfurled the flag at the Republic Day parade in Delhi. He was India's President, of course, and the chief guest for Republic Day was his buddy, the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Having awakened fully, I wondered why this bizarre dream had come to me. The previous day, I had seen on television how Donald had gloated ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

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/ 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 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The Ganesha you didn't know

Uttam Ghosh/ 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 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

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/ 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 ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Vogue India

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 ...
 Vogue India1 month ago
Times of India

Bollywood's reel love for Durga

Kolkata: From Satyajit Ray's "Pather Panchali" through Aparna Sen's "Parama" to Rituparna Ghosh's "Hirer Angti" - Durga Pujas have been central to Bengali cinema. Yet, when it comes to contemporary Bengali movies, especially post the Rituparno Ghosh ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Uttam Kumar was paid Rs 150 for his radio rendition on Mahalaya

KOLKATA: If there is one day when All India Radio beats all television channels hollow, it is on Mahalaya. Waking up at the crack of dawn to listen to the sonorous chants of late Birendra Krishna Bhadra has almost become a ritual for a generation of ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

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/     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 ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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