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12 lakh devotees take holy dip at Gangasagar

Around 12 lakh pilgrims and devotees took the holy dip at Gangasagar with the most auspicious time of Sun's transition to Makar Rashi (Capricon) continuing till 7.04 pm on Tuesday, officials said.......

Hamid Ansari sets to conquer India's last diplomatic frontier

Vice-President Hamid Ansari embarks on an important Latin American visit, heralding that resource-rich continent's importance to India. Nikhil Lakshman reports. Most readers may be too young to......

IN PICS: GANGASAGAR MELA, the Kumbh of the east

The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the holy Kumbha Mela at Prayag. The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on the Sagar Island's......

My Rediscovery of India

The aspirations of India's people have gotten far ahead of the political debate as one sees the malls in tier-2 cities and car showrooms in 'rurbanised' towns, notes Shashi Shekhar, who visited......

What the Deoband controversy is all about

Sahim Salim travels to Deoband in Uttar Pradesh to find answers to some of the questions that have sharply divided the Darul Uloom seminary Where is Deoband? Deoband is a tiny town in Uttar......

Govt to award 30 port projects worth Rs 25K cr this fiscal

The Shipping Ministry on Monday said it has set a target of awarding 30 projects, entailing Rs 24,633 crore investment, for the current fiscal to add 288.48 million tonne capacity. "The achievement......

Cyprus debt funds halt remittances from India

Cyprus-registered funds that invest in Indian debt instruments are refraining from taking their redeemed investments back to the island nation. Fears over safety of their money, following the......

$16 mn retention award for Citi's Vikram Pandit

Citigroup on Thursday said it has rewarded chief executive officer Vikram Pandit with an over $16 million "retention award" for his "outstanding job" of steering the financial giant to......

Power, wealth not my main stakes: Ratan Tata

Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has said that power and wealth are not his two main stakes and ruled out joining politics after his retirement in 2012. "I will certainly not join politics. I would......

SC slams Sibal, asks him to behave responsibly

The Supreme Court on Friday severely criticised Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal for making statements undermining the Comptroller and Auditor General of India's report on the 2G spectrum scam and......

Giselli: Zoa and I are best of friends

She caught everybody's attention as the shy Punjaban Harleen Kaur in Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal. Brazilian model Giselli Monteiro is back with her new film, Always Kabhi Kabhi, produced by Shah......

The best Bollywood soundtracks of 2010

2010 hasn't been the best year for music in Bollywood. Or musicians, for that matter, with AR Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy all failing to make the grade. But don't lash out at......

'No heroine is versatile in India today'

Telugu film director Mohankrishna Indraganti was in his element during a Rediff Chat on Wednesday. The filmmaker, who struck gold with his first film Grahanam, and later on with Maya BazaarandAshta......

Sportspersons who shaped the decade

As the decade draws to a close, a look at some memorable, defining moments and those who stamped their mark in sport. Cricket Player of the decade: By the end of the decade, Sachin......

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Nauty
Q. In which lake are the islands Parikud and Malud located?ChilkaHussain SagarAna SagarSukhna
Nauty:  A.  more

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Prasoon Sinha
Q. How many lakes in India?
Prasoon Sinha:  A. Chilka lake more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-lakes-in-india/23264559/answers/26806683

Prasoon Sinha
Q. kolkata se gangasagar tak kese jaye & texi rent kitna hai
Prasoon Sinha:  A. If alone- catch a train from SEALDAH Stn- get down at DIAMOND HARBOUR- Catch a Bus towards NAMKHANA / KAKDWIP. Lots of Launches from KACHUBERIA /...... more

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Sant Sharma
Q. where is \"mahakaleshwar\" n \"omkareshwar\" situated?
Sant Sharma:  A. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, which are...... more

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krish
Q. do yu knw something abt \"Sealand\" ???
Krish:  A. My birth-place as well as Native Land is Sagar Island. That is situated at where The Ganga meets to The Bay of Bengal.First class Island. World's...... more

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Barrages of doom for Ganga

12:06 am A proposal to make a cascade of barrages from Allahabad to Haldia on the Ganga is under consideration of the government. Locks will be... ...

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Gadkari

Shipping minister Nitin Gadkari indicated on Monday that the Centre is ready to invest Rs 3,000 crore on a deep-drafted port in Sagar Island on the... ...

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Shipping ministry to use model pact for state ports for 2 projects

A project can get as much as 20% of the capital costs as VGF from the central government to boost its viability. Photo: Mint Bangalore: The... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/pXIJ2rU1z9q16JvxQTvz6O/Shipping-ministry-to-use-model-pact-for-state-ports-for-2-pr.html
The Mint Planner, 12 September 2014

Delhi Film Sama—Muslim Mystic Music Of India 15 September Directed by Shazia Khan, the 2012 documentary explores how Indian... ...

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Corporatisation of ports back on track

The Union government has renewed moves to corporatise major ports in order to streamline their functioning. While the two new major ports would be... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Econnews-264462-Econnewsdet-Corporatisation_of_ports_back_on_track.htm

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