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The real reason why India scuttled Pakistan talks

'Despite Modi's high-flown rhetoric about good-neighbourly relationships in South Asia, he lacks a road map how to proceed -- be it with Bangladesh or with Sri Lanka and Pakistan... But a deeper......

Hungry Kya? Head to Tihar Jail

Tihar Jail, South Asia's largest prison complex located in New Delhi, is today serving up delicacies -- cooked, served and operated by inmates -- and earning rave reviews. Situated on the......

US's Modi pitch: Top diplomat in India next week

Nisha Desai Biswal, the Obama administration's point person for South and Central Asia, will travel to India next week to hold talks with officials of the new government on a series of bilateral......

Do career diplomats make for better US ambassadors to India?

'A good ambassador needs to know, and to represent, the interests of the United States. In South Asia, career officers have done well by this standard; so have most of the non-career appointees.'......

PM Singh for more cooperation to counter terror in South and East Asia

Leaders from the seven-nation Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation on Tuesday vowed to jointly combat the growing threat of terrorism, transnational crimes......

Tricks of trade: How South Asian network can help India

The Greater Mekong Sub-region economic corridors initiative offers a model that should be duplicated in South Asia, notes Barun Roy. Slowly but surely, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is moving......

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

President Xi Jinping. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than......

TAPI gas pipeline likely to complete by 2017-18

Billed as 'Peace Pipeline' for the troubled South-Asia region, the US-backed $9-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is likely to be completed by 2017-18. Oil Minister M......

Why south Asian nations need to work hard on reforms

Noting that India’s slowdown has significant spillover effects on the rest of South Asia, the World Bank has said South Asian countries need to work hard on reforms. Observing that the......

Manu Anand quitting Pepsi stirs up controversies

When Manu Anand, the India and South Asia president of beverage and snack giant PepsiCo, suddenly quit last month after 19 long years with the company, and cleared his table the very next day of......

Why India's cricket coach must be sacked!

India was beaten in the Tests and ODIs in South Africa and New Zealand. It never made it past the league stage in the Asia Cup. Rajneesh Gupta and Harish Kotian investigate the Team India coach's......

Tendulkar takes strike with UNICEF for total sanitation

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar became UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia on Thursday and vowed to work towards promoting hygiene and sanitation in the region. "Thanks for allowing me......

Mervyn hails India's Asia Cup hockey showing

Former hockey ace Mervyn Fernandis slammed the umpiring in Sunday’s Asia Cup hockey final, which India lost to South Korea, while hailing the team’s showing in the tournament in Ipoh,......

Did a bad umpiring decision cost India Asia Cup crown? Tell us!

India came back strongly after a two-goal deficit but still lost 3-4 to defending champions South Korea in the final of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia, on Sunday The players......

Asia Cup: Sreejesh shines as India down Korea to enter semis

P R Sreejesh produced a brilliant display under the bar as two-time champions India stunned title holders South Korea 2-0 in a Pool B match to breeze into the semi-finals of the Asia Cup hockey......
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Vilas Deshpande
Q. what is the difference between gazal and qawali?
Vilas Deshpande:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-gazal-and-qawali/27337333/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. Why Smriti Irani has been raised against Rahul..It is becoz, both are part of Two Different Drug syndicate. Smirit is part of Ekta lobby that is face of Dawood Syndicate whereas Rahul is himself a Drug Lord in South and South-East Asia.So, People of Amithi should know this.Your views.
Sharmila Bose:  A. The roots of Qawwali can be traced back to 8th century Persia (today's Iran and Afghanistan). During the first major migration from Persia, in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-smriti-irani-has-been-raised-against-rahul..it-is-becoz-/27270091/answers/27337352

PRIYA
Q. The bird which you like most
PRIYA:  A. I endorse your views, Diamond cuts diamond. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-bird-which-you-like-most/27204043/answers/27270097

Avantika
Q. Russia is moving into Ukraine and in control in some part of that country. What is India doing about it?
Avantika:  A. birds which are unable to flight are called flightless bird.', they are placed in a group named as :Ratiteeg:Ostriches Struthio camelus ----can be...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/russia-is-moving-into-ukraine-and-in-control-in-some-part-of/27168018/answers/27204071

  Web results for South Asia
Bridging the language gap

hu brings a sense of relief for the Indian contingent at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea here. He is not an athlete. Neither is he a... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sports/bridging-the-language-gap.html
What marketers need to know

What is common among Puma, Starbucks and Lego? Each of these brands are actively engaging with Generation Z (those born after 1995) in very... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/management/targeting-gen-z-what-marketers-need-to-know-114092100690_1.html
For the next five billion

Knowledge is a game changer. If you have read the 2011 best-seller The Google Guys, gracefully written by Richard Brandt, youll get a sense of what... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/android-one-for-the-next-five-billion/1291389/
0 Delhi to have three more jails

Expressing concern over the overcrowded Tihar Jail, which houses inmates twice its capacity, Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia on Sunday said three... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/0-delhi-have-three-more-jails
Globally acclaimed 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' set for India release

Mumbai: The Ram Ramesh Sharma directorial film Kaafiron Ki Namaaz is all set for 2015 release post receiving applauds at various international... ...

http://www.pardaphash.com/news/globally-acclaimed-kaafiron-ki-namaaz-set-for-india-release/762639.html

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