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Monsoon havoc claims more lives in north, toll over 138

Flash floods and landslips triggered by the monsoon fury left eight more persons dead, taking the number of people killed in calamity-hit Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh to 138 even as 2700......

Lunch at the world's best restaurant

We had heard about it. We had read articles and reviews about it. We had received e-mails praising it. We had watched television shows about it. And finally, we were going to it.To the Fat Duck,......

Indian expedition to trace continental history

A group of Indian scientists are to traverse a 35,000-km journey by road from the Himalayas in India to the Cape Agulhas in South Africa to study the history of the continents of Asia and Africa......

Testimonies of courage & concern

Readers tell us how they coped on Terrible Tuesday. Reproduced almost verbatim:27th July 05 would always remain in my mind, as a memorable day for the many lessons it gave us. That day I was in......

125-member Indian delegation heads for Davos

A 125-member strong Indian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos, Switzerland this week, where they will highlight efforts being undertaken to turn around the......

Essar to supply plates for warships

Essar Steel on Thursday said it has become the first Indian producer of steel plates approved by the government for supply to the Indian Navy for building strategic war ships."Essar Steel's plate......

Infosys Q3 net profit up 14% at Rs 1,780 cr

Infosys Technologies on Thursday reported 14.17 per cent growth in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,780 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2010. The company had a net profit of Rs 1,559......

How India plans to fight poverty

India's stellar economic growth notwithstanding, chronic poverty continues to bedevil the nation. So how does the country bridge the rich-poor gap and lift the millions of Indians who suffer due......

For Bharti, negotiations with ex-PM hold key

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal's bid for telecom major MTN Group has to contend with some tough negotiations with Lebanon's former prime minister Najib Mikati, one of the wealthiest men in his......

Swiss banking on 'Alpine Messi' to upset Argentina

Switzerland's 'Alpine Messi' Xherdan Shaqiri, hot from a hat-trick against Honduras in his last game, meets the real Messi on Tuesday as the Europeans seek a major World Cup upset when they......

Take a look at how Switzerland is braced for Argentina; US aim to stay alive v Belgium

Switzerland's 'Alpine Messi' Xherdan Shaqiri, hot from a hat-trick against Honduras in his last game, meets the real Messi on Tuesday as the Europeans seek a major World Cup upset when they face......

'Schumacher is still in the wake up phase'

Michael Schumacher remains in a "wake-up phase" from the coma he was placed in following a life-threatening skiing accident nearly ten weeks ago, his spokeswoman said on Friday. The statement from......

Mixed day for America at Sochi Winter Games

The United States edged out host nation Russia in a thrilling men's ice hockey game at the Winter Olympics on Saturday, but a last-minute switch of high-tech suits failed to propel American speed......

Winter Games begin, Putin keen to prove doubters wrong

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Friday determined to prove his doubters wrong after militant attacks, a row over gay rights and......

  People speak for alpine group

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Q. Why POPPY FLOWER is beautiful and dangerous at the same time?
:  A. A poppy is any of a number of colorful flowers, typically with one per stem, belonging to the poppy family. They include a number of attractive...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-poppy-flower-is-beautiful-and-dangerous-at-the-same-time//answers/16736064

priti kaur
Q. How were the Bishorn mountains formed?
Priti Kaur:  A. Snow slider in Switzerland.For the mountaineer Hans Steinbichler from Chiemgau, who knew the western Alps very well, the Bishorn is the most...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-were-the-bishorn-mountains-formed/16736024/answers/16706634

jameel ahmed
Q. Can any one tell about Shivling - Uttarakhand, India
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Shivling is a mountain in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the western Garhwal Himalaya, near the snout of the Gangotri Glacier. It lies in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-any-one-tell-about-shivling---uttarakhand-india/16678543/answers/12552627

iqbal ahmed
Q. Where can I get POPPY SEEDS ?
Iqbal Ahmed:  A. A poppy is any of a number of showy flowers, typically with one per stem, belonging to the poppy family. They include a number of attractive...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-can-i-get-poppy-seeds-/12552456/answers/9485343

Lucky
Q. Q 34. A white colour rare owl : Where it recently recovered?
Lucky :  A. SINCE 1951, the only known specimen of the Congo bay owl had been a stuffed bird sitting in a Belgian museum. Now the elusive bird has made another...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/q-34.-a-white-colour-rare-owl--where-it-recently-recovered/9485306/answers/6721483

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Sochi costs, forex rates hit profits, says Swatch group

Watch-making giant Swatch Group today said that first-half net profit slid by 11.5 per cent because of the costs of marketing at the Sochi... ...

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Govt-backed Kousar Nag Yatra irks separatists

SRINAGAR: The authorities in Jammu's Reasi district have asked the Tourism Departmetnt to plan and prepare for yet another Hindu pilgrimage, this... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/top-news/govt-backed-kousar-nag-yatra-irks-separatists
The Lodge at Amicalola Falls Begins a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

GlobeNewswire 2014-07-21 The 23 Year Old Lodge Will Get a Fresh New Look Complementing Its Dramatic Mountain Location... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=36451
Georgia's Unicoi Lodge Undergoing an Extensive Renovation

GlobeNewswire 2014-07-21 One of Georgia's Most Popular & Beautiful State Park Lodges is Receiving an Impressive Refurbishment UNICOI,... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=36450
Global Portable Media Player Trends Industry

The report analyzes and presents an overview of Portable Media Players market worldwide. "A digital media player is a compact-sized device that is... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Global-Portable-Media-Player-Trends-Industry/334179

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