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DON'T MISS: Top images from the week gone by

We bring you a collection of some of the best photographs taken this week by Reuters photographers.   Image: Members of the Swiss aerobatic team Patrouille Swiss fly in formation with a Swiss......

PART III: The moments that defined 2014

From the Syrian civil war to the Ukrainian crisis to the terror unleashed by the dreaded Islamic State, there was no lack of news in 2014. In this five-part series, rediff.com presents a......

Crew lifts off for six-month space voyage

An American, Russian and Italian lifted off atop a 400-foot golden flame into the night sky over Kazakhstan on Monday to begin a six month voyage of living and working aboard the International......

When Dr Alexander spoke to Rediff

Fourteen years ago, on the eve of the 50th year of India's Independence, P C Alexander discussed the state of the nation with Rediff.com We reproduce that interview, which is as relevant today, in......

A kafir among the Wahhabis

Ustad Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf, Afghan President Hamid Karzai's first choice as speaker of the new Afghan parliament, is the perfect bridge the latter needs to reach out extensively in the Islamic......

Freeing up cash from operations

As the economy slows, companies should avoid the impulse to batten down their operations indiscriminately. Taking short-term steps and a balanced view of operations can keep cash flows healthy.In......

11 strategies to get rich

An unprecedented number of Americans have received unprecedented incomes and accumulated unprecedented net worth in recent years. Sure, the gains are tempered by the reality that while the top tier......

India: World's No.1 banana grower?

More than three millenniums after King Alexander introduced banana to the world after having it in India, the United Nations has voiced concern at the shrinking number of wild bananas in their......

Golden Globe 2015: The awards that will go WRONG

Golden Globes that could go wrong. The Golden Globes frequently come with their share of pre-Oscar disappointments. But this time, while predicting who will win, we decided also to look at ones who......

Yaroslavl Lokomotiv crash survivor dies of burns

The sole member of the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv ice hockey team to survive last week's air crash in western Russia died of his injuries on Monday, the medical centre that treated him said. Alexander......

Dozens dead in Russian hockey team plane crash

A passenger plane carrying a Russian ice hockey team to a season-opening match crashed after takeoff from a provincial airport on Wednesday, killing 43 people and leaving two survivors in grave......

Anand gets the better of Gashimov

World champion Viswanathan Anand returnedto sole third spot after defeating Vugar Gashimov of Azerbaijan 1.5-0.5 in the 10th and penultimate round ofthe 20th and last edition of the Amber blindfold......

Australia's 'Thorpedo' teams up with Popov's coach

Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe will work with Gennadi Touretski, the former coach of Russian swimming great Alexander Popov, as he seeks to get back into peak form for next year's London......

Main rule changes for 2008 F1 season

The Formula One season starts in Melbourne on March 16 with drivers adapting to cars without traction control and some new rules. The following lists the main changes:STANDARD ECUAll cars have a......

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Q. Being a Time Traveller I met Alexander before he died during his return journey from India. He said, he may be making a historical mistake by returning home. If he stayed back he could have united India and make it the most powerful single country ever. Do you think Romans could help India more than British ?
:  A. Romans would have never helped unite India. Alexandar was from Macedonia where people used to loot others and live a lavish life. Alaxender was...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/being-a-time-traveller-i-met-alexander-before-he-died-during//answers/17536864

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Q. Would you like to share any anecdotes on rakshabandhan?
Prakash Chandra:  A. 'Raksha (protection) Bandhan' (band) (a festival celebrated in north India in August) signifies the sanctity of the blood relation between a...... more

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Q. Technology boom where is it heading to?
Shuvra Dey:  A. In 1876, the president of Western Union brushed off Alexander Graham Bell's telephone as little more than an "electric toy," and the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/technology-boom-where-is-it-heading-to/15291273/answers/14720981

Rama Mittal
Q. Scotland is a relatively small place but has produced such a vast amount of talented people. can you name at least 3 people in any field?
Rama Mittal:  A. Famous Scots include St. Andrew (the patron saint of Scotland), John Logie Baird (inventor of the television), Sir James M. Barrie (author of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/scotland-is-a-relatively-small-place-but-has-produced-such-a/14713019/answers/7725744

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Q. how big was the titanic?
Nargis Bhambi:  A. The RMS Titanic was a British Olympic-class ocean liner that became famous as the largest ocean liner built in her day. She also gained a lasting...... more

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Those who went the extra mile

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Rockets kill 20 as rebels reject truce

UKRAINE BURNS Southeastern city of Mariupol under siege, 86 injured. At least 20 people died on Saturday when rockets hit a market in a vital... ...

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A comparison

Pic Courtesy: - Rd. AlexanderBoth Xiaomi Redmi Note and Micromax YU Yureka have taken the Indian smartphone market by storm thanks to their... ...

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Do not forget the other nuclear

President Obama's visit has put the nuclear debate on the centrestage again with implications on big-bucks commerce and energy security. But for... ...

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