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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......

Let's talk about Baluchistan!

Since Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his infinite wisdom put Baluchistan on the Indo-Pak agenda along with Kashmir, let's now not shy away from talking about it. The Pakistani case for Kashmir no......

The more you work, the less you sleep

The time you spend working is the single most important factor that has an impact on your sleep, reveals a new study.The study, by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, was carried out on......

Russia: 10 held for journalist's murder

Russian authorities claimed to have solved the sensational killing of known Kremlin critic journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was assassinated in the elevator of her apartment in October 2006. Ten......

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......

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

Prakash Chandra
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/would-you-like-to-share-any-anecdotes-on-rakshabandhan/17532046/answers/15291333

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-big-was-the-titanic/7725610/answers/5722104

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Alexander Kadakin

ET caught up with Alexander Kadakin on Putin-Modi first meeting scheduled for next week. Edited Excerpts: What are expectations from the maiden... ...

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British Fashion Council picks eight designers for LFW

(United Kingdom) The British Fashion Council has announced eight of London's brightest emerging talents who will receive sponsorship to showcase... ...

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New Research Helps Explain How Brown Fat Burns Energy

Our body contains two types of fat cells, easily distinguished by color: brown and white. While white fat serves to store excess calories until... ...

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A precedent for others to follow

Ladakh is dotted with ruins of old castles and forts across its vast mountainous terrains. Often you also find ruins of townships below such... ...

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Don't forget Gujarat-2002 Or Delhi-1984

After President Pranab Mukherjee's address to Parliament on behalf of the new government, many people seem to have convinced themselves that Prime... ...

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