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In PHOTOS: Venice sees worst floods in 22 years

Venice is today literally a floating city. Heavy rain and strong winds have led to 70 per cent of Venice -- one of Europe's most romantic cities -- being flooded. Some 200 people were evacuated......

TOP SHOTS: The BIG freeze grips Europe

A boat is seen at a frozen lagoon in Venice on Tuesday. Bitterly cold weather sweeping across Europe claimed more victims on Sunday, brought widespread disruption to transport services, and left......

'I wrote this book on scraps of paper'

Anecdotes and laughter peppered the launch of Renu Kurien Balakrishnan's debut novel, Four Aleys. Image: Renu Kurien Balakrishnan signs a copy of Four Aleys.Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com......

15 odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world

Here’s this week of photos that prove we live in a mad world. Models promote an internet company’s quick response codes at the 13th China Internet Conference in Beijing. Jason......

5 Indian Americans to spearhead Republican outreach to community

Five longtime Republicans -- K V Kumar, Puneet Ahluwalia, Suhail Khan, Ajay Kuntamukkala and Harry Walia -- have been named to the GOP’s Asian Pacific American Advisory Council. It is one of......

Onboard the royal Venice Simplon-Orient Express

One of the world's most magnificent trains, the Venice Simplon-Orient Express train recreates the original Orient-Express route from Paris to Istanbul once a year with restored cars and luxury......

Stunning images of London's Little Venice

London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and......

Rich should degrow so poor can prosper

Current forms of economic growth are widening disparities, leaving hundreds of millions of people to live in poverty, says Rajni Bakshi. In the first week of September 3000 people gathered......

World's 10 best luxury trains

These 10 spectacular trains promise the most exciting and luxurious journeys through historic places, rocky mountains, forests, deserts and even snowcapped landscapes.Here's a list of the world's......

All about chasing real estate's shadows

Non-owner CEOs of some of India's largest publicly listed firms, regularly feted on the covers of business magazines and who live in company-supplied apartments in downtown Mumbai, discover that......

George Clooney set to tie knot in London ahead of Venice nuptials

George Clooney is set to marry Amal Alamuddin in a civil ceremony in London first, and then again in Venice, it has been reported. The event will be attended by close friends and family only......

Venice Film Fest 2014: Emma Stone is a GODDESS in green

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to.   The 2014 Venice Film Festival opened with Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new film Birdman -- we spotted......

Jhumpa Lahiri at Venice Film Fest is JAW-DROPPINGLY pretty

Here's what gorgeous Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri is doing in Venice!The 71st Venice Film Festival commenced with a screening of Edward Norton, Michael Keaton and Emma Stone starrer......

Review: Venicile Vyapari is an oridinary fare

Paresh C Palich feelsVenicile Vyapari is pretty run-of-the-millWhat happens when a film is inspired by the title? You have to weave a story around it and make it convincing as well as entertaining.......

Pix: It's raining Hollywood stars in Toronto film fest

After Venice, Hollywood stars are attending the Toronto International Film Festival with new releases. A fresh-faced Madonna, who's busy promoting her directorial venture W.E., was amongst the......

Muscle Beach bodybuilding has bikinis, spray tan, hair spray...

Southern California's Venice Beach was the home of the greatest outdoor bodybuilding show. And when it was time to judge the annual Mr and Ms Muscle Beach bodybuilding contest it was a tough...

Alonso returns as F1 testing flags off on a low key

Fernando Alonso will test his new Ferrari for the first time in Spain on Tuesday while former champions Williams bring Formula One's 'launch season' to a close as the last team to unveil their 2013......

African rivalry set to dominate Mumbai Marathon

African athletes are expected to continue their dominance with runners from Kenya and Ethiopia likely to battle it out for top honours from among 2475 participants at the 9th Standard Chartered......

Kenya's Kipsang eyeing 2 hr 08 sec at Mumbai Marathon

Completing a marathon below two hours and 10 minutes is considered an arduous task, but Kenyan athlete William Kipsang is determined to do just that at the ninth Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon......

United's Ferguson faces up to Europa League penalty

Alex Ferguson said his remark that having to play in the Europa League was Manchester United's "penalty" for not reaching the Champions League knockout stage was not a criticism of the second-tier......
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  People speak for venice

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nikita saxena
Q. have you read any drama of shakespeare?
Nikita Saxena:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-read-any-drama-of-shakespeare/27628127/answers/

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The name of which Shakespearean character is used to describe a moneylender who charges extremely high rates of interest?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. merchant of Venice, As you like it, Macbeth, King Lear, Hamlet, Twelfth night or what you will, , Much Ado about nothing. .... almost all the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-name-of-which-shakespearean-character-is-used-to-describ/27420171/answers/27628144

sanjay karmakar
Q. what is the destination of love!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. ANTONIO'S ENEMY Shylock in Merchant of Venice. He had claimed a pound of flesh more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-destination-of-love/27116082/answers/27420179

raju
Q. in venice what is the TRIUMPHAL QUADRIGA ?
Raju:  A. Venice, Italy. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-venice-what-is-the-triumphal-quadriga-/26351498/answers/27116098

  Web results for Venice
US considers putting N Korea on terror sponsor list

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/sony-hacking-n-korea-threatens-strike-on-us-obama-considers-putting-it-on-terror-sponsor-list/article1-1299040.aspx
Greater Noida gets a Grand Venice

Lucknow, Dec 21 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today inaugurated Grand Venice tourist destination in Greater Noida. "The Grand... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/5490660_Greater-Noida-gets-a-Grand-Venice.html
Sir Elton John marries long-term partner David Furnish after 21 years together

British pop legend Elton John married long-time partner David Furnish in Windsor on Sunday, the ninth anniversary of their civil partnership, with... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/entertainment/tabloid/elton-john-weds-after-21-years-with-partner/article1-1298814.aspx
Sony hacking has all elements of a thriller

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/sony-saga-blends-foreign-intrigue-star-wattage/article1-1298717.aspx
Heritage is more than saving buildings, says Sebastian Cortes

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Rue Francois Martin, an image taken from the book Pondicherry by Sebastian Cortes... ...

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