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QUIZ: Can you identify these places?

Here’s a collection of some stunning images of the Earth seen from the International Space Station. Can you identify these places from the lights they emit at night? 1. Florida 2. Italy......

When the world switched off lights for an hour

Lights went off in thousands of cities and towns across the world on Saturday for the annual Earth Hour campaign, aiming to raise money via Internet for local environmental projects. Earth Hour......

Switch off at 8.30 pm to celebrate Earth Hour with million others

Among the first landmarks around the world to dim their lights for the Earth Hour 2014 environmental campaign was Australia’s Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, which plunged into......

6.5 intensity quake jolts Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday evening but there were no reports of casualty or damage. The government also ruled......

PHOTOS: Rio Carnival, the wildest party on earth

The greatest shown on earth has begun in Rio. More than 2 million people are expected to flock the streets this year at the five-day extravagant carnival. Rediff.com brings for you glimpses of the......

Who pays the highest, lowest for petrol in the world

There are places on earth where petrol is cheaper than water. Petrol is cheapest in Venezuela. Take a look at places where people pay the lowest and highest for petrol in the world, according to......

How Long Beach stopped sinking, continues oil drilling

Few places on earth bear the scars of oil production like Long Beach, California. Parts of the city have sunk by as much as 29 feet from their original level because of subsidence caused by......

Reforms: Business sentiments improved but nothing else changed

Being a big wheel in the earth mover business, Vipin Sondhi has a very clear idea why the Indian economy is stuck in the mud and what the government must do to change the mindset of business......

25 biggest aluminium-producing countries in the world

Aluminium is the third most abundant element (after oxygen and silicon), and the most abundant metal, in the Earth's crust. It makes up about eight per cent by weight of the Earth's solid surface.......

Climate change: World Bank predicts DISASTER

The World Bank on Monday warned that the Earth will be warmer by four degrees Celsius this century, causing 'calamitous effects', unless immediate action is not taken to mitigate the imminent......

Review: After Earth is boring and flawed

Watching After Earth isn't exactly a memory you'd like to cherish, writes Sonil Dedhia.The tag line of director M Night Shyamalan’s latest venture After Earth reads: ‘Danger is......

The After Earth Contest: Win EXCITING prizes!

After the award-winning film The Pursuit of Happyness, Will Smith reunites with son Jaden in M Night Shyamalan's new film After Earth about a post-apocalyptic world. Set to release on June 7, the......

Looking forward to M Night Shyamalan's After Earth?

M Night Shyamalan's new sci-fi After Earth is all set to release on June 7 in India. It stars Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith, playing father and son in the film as well.This is the......

PIX: Vidya Balan arrives in Cannes

Vidya Balan arrived at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, looking gorgeous in earth colours. The actress was spotted at the Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez, in France, on the eve of the......

Review: Aiyyaa, what a letdown!

Aiyyaa is let down by its weak script, writes Prasanna D Zore'Yeh sab kya ho raha hai (what on earth is going on here)?,' wonders Rani Mukerji's character Meenaxi Deshpande in Aiyyaa as the film......

Celebrating fans cause minor earthquake In US football game

Seattle football fans erupted in cheers so raucous early in the Monday night match-up against the New Orleans Saints that their jumping up and down registered as a minor earthquake, local......

International space crew returns Olympic torch to earth

A Soyuz capsule carried an International Space Station crew of three back to Earth on Monday along with an Olympic torch that was displayed in open space as part of Russia's preparations for the......

Eyes on Games as London gears up for greatest spectacle

On the eve of the greatest show on earth, here are a few snippets bringing you the flavour and goings-on around the London Games. Late-night fireworks It was a midnight Olympic light show --......

World C'ships more competitive than Olympics: Mary Kom

It might be the biggest sporting show on earth but women's boxing legend M C Mary Kom feels the Olympics would not be as competitive as the World Championship -- an event in which the Indian has......

Sharapova comes back down to earth at Wimbledon

After the stellar delight of winning the French Open to complete a career grand slam, Maria Sharapova has come back down to earth at Wimbledon, scene of one of her greatest disappointments a year......
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Flying Saucer
Q. which Scientist was known as Darwin's Bulldog?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-scientist-was-known-as-darwins-bulldog/27341648/answers/

Indian Ocean
Q. Hows my new profile pic ? :-P
Indian Ocean:  A. CRR ', Best Answer - Chosen by Asker In Darwins day,it was believed the cells structure was very simple. Ernst Haeckel, Darwins popularizer in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hows-my-new-profile-pic---p/27339234/answers/27341669

Damodar Biswal
Q. Who is more tolerant than nature?
Damodar Biswal:  A. Your profile picture is under the Indian Ocean. Pl bring it up to earth for all to see it Then it will be v nice more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-more-tolerant-than-nature/27333121/answers/27339277

sahab reshie
Q. What is the thickness of crust
Sahab Reshie:  A. earth more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-thickness-of-crust/27330904/answers/27333126

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Why Sarojben matters more than Jashodaben

Who on earth is Sarojben? Let me call her 'Everywoman or Everyben'. I have known Sarojben for over thirty years. We meet just twice or thrice... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/Sarojben-Patolas-Tanchois-Pichwais-Narendra-Modi-Jashodaben/articleshow/33919873.cms
'Death zone is the toughest'

Ujjal Roy, a police officer by chance and a mountaineer by choice, climbed Mount Everest on May 19 last year. Roy spoke to BITAN SIKDAR on Friday... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140419/jsp/calcutta/story_18255994.jsp
Jumping off Everest

Next month, if weather permits, world-renowned wingsuit jumper Joby Ogwyn will attempt the first jump off Mt Everest's summit. Ogwyn, whose... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/jumping-off-everest-news-default-oetghshbcdi.html
Earth’s twin where life can exist found

Earth’s twin – a habitable planet with its own atmosphere and solid surface where liquid water and possibly life can exist has been found... ...

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Arrested KDMC deputy engineer owns 7 homes...

Mumbai Mirror Bureau A day after the Anti Corruption Bureau arrested Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) corporator Vidyadhar Bhoir,... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/crime/Arrested-KDMC-deputy-engineer-owns-7-homes-in-Mumbai/articleshow/33927548.cms

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