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Touchwood, backside... 10 phrases we love to use
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Touchwood, backside... 10 phrases we love to use

How often do you use these phrases, asks Anita Aikara. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 1. Intimate How often have you come across an e-mail that ends with this line: Please intimate me at the earliest? Creepy, isn't it? At least, going by the dictionary meaning, intimate means involving a very close connection. Wonder what the person is trying to convey by using the word in an e-mail. We suggest you use: 'Please revert at the earliest.' 2. Touch wood Almost every sentence in India ends ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Buying a day care insurance policy? Read this

Mahavir Chopra explains the pitfalls one may face after buying a day care insurance policy Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Healthcare in India has advanced manifold. It is no longer a matter of concern to get that cataract surgery or operation for kidney stone removal. You don't have to stay at the hospital for days, or take a week long rest after the surgery. A treatment can happen within 2-3 hours at a hospital of your choice near your area. These treatments, which once required more ...
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Uttam's Take: When will the coffins stop coming home?

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the unfortunate tragedy where our brave soldiers die every week to prevent more lethal attacks on the nation. When Narendra Modi became prime minister the terrorists would never dare to cross the LoC, Amit Shah, then a minister in the Gujarat government, promised us, implying that Modi's tough guy image would scare the terror masterminds lurking across the border to keep their murderous hordes away from the Kashmir valley. With the almost weekly terror attacks ...
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Old ideas have a very long life in India

No new ideas, please, we are Indian. Seventeen years into the 21st century, we are still fixated by the ideas of the 20th century, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com.   The late Paul Samuelson, when I called on him 27 years ago, very insightfully said at one point, “In your country human capital depreciates very slowly.” He was referring to how we Indians show deference to older people even while differing with them. But if you think ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Eve-teasing: When a NO means a NO!

The Pune techie didn't escape strangulation. But she was a brave woman. She fought back. She said NO. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The awful murder of Pune Infosys IT professional, Rasila Raju by the office security guard, for unwanted attention ie eve-teasing, is another tragedy in a long list of similar calamities. The victim was brave enough to stand up for herself before she was strangled. Indeed she inspires the women of our country to fight back and say NO! Could the Pune ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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How to survive on a fake SC card

'This is just a harmless card that helps me beat the system occasionally... being labelled a Scheduled Caste is another cup of tea altogether,' a man who has survived in Delhi for many years with an SC card tells a baffled Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I've always had an instinctive mistrust of India's caste-based reservation policies. While they were undoubtedly created with good intentions, I can't help but think that in the modern context, they tend to make people ...
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India Inc told to disclose details of junked notes

Besides, auditors are required to mention in their reports whether the companies have made adequate disclosures about dealings in junked notes during demonetisation The government has asked companies to disclose details about transactions involving scrapped notes post demonetisation till December 30. Besides, auditors are required to mention in their reports whether the companies have made adequate disclosures about dealings in junked notes during the specified period. In its efforts to fight ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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'Aadhar is a national security threat'

'The government that is talking all the time about national security and national interests should be concerned.''When national interests are jeopardised by their own project, they should pause and listen.''Whether it is the BJP or the Congress, they all want control over the people.''They don't give a damn if anything happens to the people of the country; they are only interested in what they can get out of the data.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Dr Usha Ramanathan, an independent ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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Donald in the House: What Indians must know

'It behoves us in India to watch how the US is pushing back.''It's a lesson in rising to the defence of Constitutional values when the administration won't,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com So the USA did actually go there -- The Donald is in The House. He's scaling back the Affordable Care Act. He has pissed off the CIA. He's planning to start building the wall in a month. He's into bringing back torture. And, true to his female-rating, daughter-checking-out self, he ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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The Fake News Epidemic

'So potent is the menace of false news that scientists have now devised a psychological vaccine to target it,' says Veena Sandhu.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A phrase that reflects a worrisome reality has beaten other contenders to be chosen the 2016 Word of the Year by the Australian Macquarie Dictionary. A post on the dictionary's Twitter handle, @MacqDictionary, read: 'We are proud to have "fake news" as our committee's Word of the Year.' That is an odd choice of words for a term ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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