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Diplomatic bag found in French Alps handed over to India

A 46-year-old diplomatic bag, found on Mont Blanc in the French Alps last month, was handed over to India by France but the contents were not immediately known. The jute bag, stamped "Diplomatic......

British Indian schoolgirl dies in ski fall

A 13-year-old Indian-origin girl from Britain has died in an accident on a school ski trip in the Italian Alps. Poonam Bhattal was with her schoolmates from Guru Nanak Sikh Academy in Hayes, west......

Diplomatic bag found after being buried for 46 years!

Creased but readable newspapers with headlines like Exchange of captured air crew today (between India and Pakistan) and government calenders are the contents of a jute "diplomatic bag" that was......

William-Kate wedding: The frenzy in PHOTOS

April 29 -- that's the date that people around the world are waiting for. The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be the biggest royal occasion in 30 years in Britain. Hectic......

Anna Hazare and his 80s revolution

Sunita Narain profiles the man who never took half steps to development and transformed a drought-hit village into a prosperous one back in the 1980s. The first time I met Anna Hazare was in the......

PHOTOs: Chevrolet Beat LPG is here at Rs 410,000

General Motors India launched the LPG version of Chevrolet Beat compact car on Friday with the new locally developed, SMARTECH engine. The company is offering two versions of the LPG Beat the LS......

End to pesky calls, SMSes? Now wait till March 1

Mobile subscribers looking for respite from unsolicited marketing calls and SMSes will now have to wait for another month, as telecom regulator Trai has extended the date for implementation of......

Davos talks to focus on jobless growth

Over 2,500 global leaders, including 130 from India, are converging in Davos on the snow-covered Alps to discuss for the next five days the future of the world economy, concerns of growth not......

The secret behind SpiceJet's success

On one of the first flights that Sanjay Aggarwal took on SpiceJet, the low-cost airline he heads, he was given a sandwich packed in a flimsy box. Soon, he found that his lap was full of crumbs from......

Simple ideas = BIG innovations?

All innovation begins with inclusion. It is only when we take an inclusive view of things that the mind leaps forth with ideas that nest neither in the present nor the past.Inclusion is about......

Want to be a scriptwriter? Here's how!

If you want to become a Bollywood scriptwriter but don't know how to become one, I Am director Onir offers a great solution: Just write a good script, mail it to us, and if you're one of......

Actors we'd like to see in these Hollywood remakes

Throughout the history of the Hindi film industry, filmmakers have unashamedly borrowed plots, screenplay, music, and even posters from the west. While some agree to the plagiarism, some insolently......

Meet the Oscar winners

Here's a closer look at the major winners of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan) Natalie was clearly a favourite at the ceremony, having swept all the major......

Ala Modalindi to get Tamil remake?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Telugu cinema, right here! Ala Modalaindi, released on January 21 after a spate of Sankranti releases, is a hit. This love story, the......

The Golmaal gang is back!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Actors Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Khemu, Ajay Devgn and director Rohit Shetty share a light moment during a promotional event of their upcoming......

Down memory lane: The best and worst of Michael Schumacher

Formula One icon Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing in the French Alps on Sunday morning. Rediff.com jogs down the memory lane and presents some of the highlights and......

French team leaves Alps with World Cup in sight

A week in the scenic French Alps seems to have done wonders for France who now have a healthy Williams Gallas and a vastly improved mood in the camp. France left their picturesque base on Tuesday......

Domenech hints at tactical changes at World Cup

The 400 or so France fans who watched their team train at their French Alps camp on a gorgeous day on Monday might have witnessed a small revolution.Coach Raymond Domenech, preparing the team for......

Sports Shorts: Schumacher now communicating with family by fluttering eyelashes

After surviving a near fatal accident, Formula One star Michael Schumacher is now showing signs of revival. A report has revealed that he is now communicating with his family members by fluttering......

Sports Shorts: Schumacher out of coma, shifted to Swiss hospital

Formula One ex-champion Michael Schumacher, who sustained severe head injuries in a ski accident in late 2013, is out of a coma and was transferred on Monday from a French to a Swiss hospital to......

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Q. Which is the only film documentary ever made about Carthusian monks?
:  A. Into Great Silence (Die Groe Stille) is a documentary film directed by Philip Grning that was first released in 2005. It is an intimate portrayal...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-only-film-documentary-ever-made-about-carthusia//answers/16878967

Mona Bernard
Q. how does it feel to be loved ??
Mona Bernard:  A. swati, believe me, it feels right on top of the world. No goal, howsoever exalted and unreachable it may appear to the eyes of an ordinary person,...... more

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swati Mittal
Q. What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Swati Mittal:  A. The highest mountain in the Alps is Mont Blanc, at 4,808 metres (15,774 ft), on the ItalianFrench border more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-highest-mountain-in-the-alps/15979388/answers/15261839

Jack Johnson
Q. \"He came.....we saw.....he conquered...\" whom would you like to say these words for?\The person can be anybody....a celebrity, a politician, a sportsperson....or someone known to you.....who is not so known to the world, but you owe something to the person.
Jack Johnson:  A. Alankrita, for this question, right now I have before me just one and only name who is a perfect candidate to see himself fit into the category you...... more

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Alankrita Basu
Q. The highest mountain in the Alps is ....... ............, at 4,808 metres ?
Alankrita Basu:  A. Mont Blanc, at 4808 metres (15774 ft), on the ItalianFrench border.Source: Wikipedia more

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  Web results for French Alps
Ski into Christmas and celebrate the festive season on the slopes as Eurostar opens ticket sales

Ski fans looking to travel by rail this Christmas can rejoice as Eurostar will be opening ticket sales for their popular ski services on 31 July... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/ski-christmas-celebrate-festive-season-slopes-eurostar-opens-ticket-sales/
'We Love You, You Bastard' wins Audience Award at Wave Film Festival

NEW DELHI: Claude Lelouch's heartfelt family saga We Love You, You Bastard won the Audience Award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival's... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/movies/hollywood/we-love-you-you-bastard-wins-audience-award-at-wave-film-festival-140728
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/sports/other/italy-vincenzo-nibali-wins-tour-de-france-2661.html
Isner reaches Atlanta Open semifinals

Keen skiier: It comes four months after doctors announced they would begin the process of awaking him from the artificially induced coma he was... ...

http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/Infotainment/InfotainmentNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDA2MzgwNA%3d%3d
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France after another impressive... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/nibali-set-to-win-tour-with-2-frenchmen-on-podium-news-others-oh0vp6jfcdjgb.html

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