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HC dismisses petition against Guv, Home Minister, Hegde

Karnataka high court on Tuesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation, charging Governor H R Bhardwaj, Home Minister R Asoka, Bharatiya Janata Party member of parliament Ananth Kumar and former......

Hindi controversy: Don't reopen old wounds

On this one issue that touches the raw nerve of Tamil Nadu, Modi had better heed M Karunanidhi's sage words conveying "the desire and appeal of all well-wishers of the nation that Prime......

The Jawaharlal Nehru I knew

'Nehru is often portrayed as a visionary with his head in the clouds. But he had his feet firmly planted on the ground when it came to building and nurturing institutions and setting them on the......

'Bacteria don't respect borders or boundaries'

'Resistance will always develop. Bacteria will develop resistance over time...' 'We ought to do something now because even the bacteria we have treatments for now we don't use wisely.' 'We have......

In PHOTOS: A cheerful Sunday with Japanese Emperor, Empress

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko took a morning stroll at the beautiful Lodhi Gardens and interacted with schoolchildren, diplomats and a section of lay people on their historic visit......

Michael Dell, SilverLake win shareholder nod for $25 bn buyout

Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the......

How will the car loan scenario impact you?

Even before RBI increased its policy rates, State Bank of India, increased the base rate by 25 bps. The base rate as of now stands at 8.5 per cent for SBI. This is not really surprising for......

How to invest wisely in midcap segment

G Chokkalingam, chief investment officer and executive director, Centrum Wealth Management, is advising his clients to look at select stocks in the midcap segment.A recent research report by his......

Tata Nano for Pakistan? Industrialist hopes so

The Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, could be cruising on Pakistani roads if the governments of India and Pakistan remove bottlenecks standing in the way of joint ventures and investments......

The man behind NIIT's success

Considered a visionary, Rajendra S Pawar was years ahead of his time in realising the importance of IT (information technology) education in India. He left a comfortable job at HCL Technologies......

Are you happy with SRK's new look?

We are used to Shah Rukh Khan in different avtaars -- whether it be his look in Asoka or his looks now for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. In this Friday's release, Shah Rukh has two looks -- one as a......

KANK, Kabul Express go to Toronto film festival

Five years after he missed showing Asoka at the Toronto International Film Festival (the print was lost in transit from New York to Toronto on 9/11), Shah Rukh Khan will have the pride of seeing......

Sunny to Sadhana, Bollywood's PRETTIEST princesses

Here's looking at Bollywood's royal ladies. Bollywood is no Disney. There's no assemblage of Cinderellas, Jasmines or Snow Whites to boast of. Simply because films about fantasy or royalty......

Birthday Special: Kareena Kapoor's Top 10 Movies

Kareena Kapoor turns 33 on September 21, and we celebrate the gorgeous actress in pictures clicked through the years. We also look back at some of her best films through the years. Take a look.......

The 10 Most MISCAST Actors in the movies

Bollywood may be dictated by a rampant star system but casting is key to great filmmaking. It could be a fantastic role in an extraordinary story but in the hands of a wrong actor, it's nothing......

Umpire Asoka de Silva axed from crucial WC games

Under-fire Sri Lankan umpire Asoka de Silva, who gave batsman Gary Wilson out lbw in Ireland's loss to the West Indies in Mohali, has been dropped from the panel officiating some key World Cup......

ICC expands elite umpires' panel

The International Cricket Councilexpanded its elite panel of umpires to 12 on Wednesday by recalling Sri Lanka's Asoka de Silva and adding Australian Steve Davis to the current list of on-field......

Dharmasena, Kettleborough in Elite Umpires Panel

Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and Richard Kettleborough of England have been promoted to the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for the year 2011-2012 following an annual review.The two match officials, who......

United dish out more European misery to Chelsea

Manchester United inflicted more Champions League misery on Chelsea with a 2-1 win that put them in the semi-finals and then twisted the knife when Alex Ferguson said he might not have fielded the......

CL: Inter collapse against Schalke, Real steamroll Spurs

Holders Inter Milan faced almost certain elimination from the Champions League after collapsing to a stunning 5-2 home defeat by a makeshift Schalke 04 team in their quarter-final first leg at the......
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Q. What do you like most on holidays ,,,? I like sleeping ;-P Goodnight people ;-p;-))
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Q. which indian ruler sent a buddhist missionary to ceylon in 251 BC?
Pravin:  A. For Happy Journey during Holidays by Walk-car-bus-railways- Air-Travel or any other means this Slokam will definitely help.', Margabandhu...... more

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Q. FFF - Which king adopted titles such as Param Bhagaveta and Maharajadhiraja Sri Bhattaraka?a) Chandragupta II b) Chandragupta Mauryac) Samudragupta d) Asoka
Giaa:  A. asoka more

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Q. In whose reign Mughal Paintings reached its zenith point?A JahangirB HumayunC AurangzebD Akbar
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Mahabodhi Temple

Located at Bodhgaya on the spot where the Buddha attained enlightenment lies the Mahabodhi temple. The most precious relic is a distant... ...

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The rise and rise of Amit Shah

Sitting in the BJP headquarters at 11 Asoka Road before the elections, Amit Shah would often respond to reporters' questions about his future with... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-the-rise-and-rise-of-amit-shah-2001023
Kovai Kora cotton gets GI tag

GI tags for sought for Thiruvaiyaru Asoka Halwa, Thoothukudi Macaroon, Manapparai Murukku ...

http://www.inooz.in/article/view/3023181/kovai-kora-cotton-gets-gi-tag/072014
Left loses vital space in Lutyens' Delhi

Now there are no signboards of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) outside the 4-Asoka Road bungalow. A guard from a private security agency... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/417391/left-loses-vital-space-lutyens039.html
Ancient history, a stone's throw away

COIMBATORE: Memorial tablets and gravestones, which mark the end of a life actually go way back to its early days. Except, back then only the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/Ancient-history-a-stones-throw-away/articleshow/37489309.cms

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