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IN PHOTOS: After the big freeze, US heads for the big thaw

The United States wakes up to a warmer morning with the polar vortex on its way out.  After record low temperatures that have resulted in 21 deaths across the United States, the deep freeze is......

US House passes resolution denouncing anti-Sikh attacks

The Illinois House has passed a resolution denouncing attacks against Sikh Americans, in particular the shootout inside a gurdwara in Wisconsin in August that killed six Sikh worshippers.......

'We find some of the hesitations in India frustrating'

Asia Society-organised a Q-and-A session between Nancy Jo Powell, America's first woman ambassador to India, and society president Vishakha Desai. Vaihayasi Pande-Daniel, who attended the......

Gujarat call centres in debt collection fraud

A call centre's workers in Gujarat posed as United States law enforcement officials and made nearly 8.5 million threatening calls in just eight months to consumers in America, US federal......

Suchitra Mitra: A voice that marked time

It is the death of a singer. And also the passing of an eraI learned about Suchitra Mitra's death the way I learn about most news these days -- Facebook. A friend's status talked about coming home......

Qatar Airways seeks more traffic routes from India

Qatar Airways, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, has sought more traffic routes and seats from India to serve two-tier cities, a top airline official has said.Akbar-Al-Baker, Chief......

Infosys to hire 2,000 people in US by Dec

India second largest software firm Infosys on Tuesday said it plans to hire close to 2,000 people in the US by the end of this year."Infosys hired 1,200 people in the US in 2011, and has already......

'US can learn from India how to revive economy'

Illinois governor Pat Quinnsaid on Friday the US, where the financial system has let people down, can 'learn a few things from India' on how to get its economy back on track, given the inspiring......

A saviour when cash is tight

Cash is tight, but small businesses still need goods and services. That's why more have been turning to bartering -- trading what they have for something they need. The International Reciprocal......

How H-1B visa dreams went sour

Urbandale is a thriving residential suburb of Iowa's capital city, Des Moines. Go to its Web site and you'll see a picture of a charming gazebo and the claim that Urbandale is "a growing city that......

FIRST LOOK: Big B, Leo in The Great Gatsby

Australian director Baz Luhrmann is back this Christmas with his adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, and we finally have a look at the ambitious film, apparently shot in 3D. The......

Are tickets for Rahman's world tour too steep?

The A RRahman multi city tour across North America was postponed half way through its schedule following the collapse of a part of the Pontiac Silverdome in Detoriot damaging the stunningly......

Anil Kapoor scores over Aishwarya Rai

With his film Slumdog Millionaire shining among the top 10 films of the weekend on three continents, Anil Kapoor, who plays a complicated quiz show host in it, has set a record for an Indian actor.......

Jodhaa Akbar may make more money than OSO

Getting a royal welcome on both sides of the Atlantic, Ashutosh Gowariker's Jodhaa Akbar, grabbed an estimated $1.3 million in North America and $750,000 in the United Kingdom over the......

American Desi director has a new obsession

Piyush Dinker Pandya, the maker of the hit film American Desi starring Kal Penn, has a new obsession these days desi stand-up comedians. Pandya is busy taking his show, The Gurus Of Comedy, to......

Sania pitted against Jankovic

Unseeded Sania Mirza will be up against fifth seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the first round of the USD 175,000 Cincinnati Open WTA tennis event starting at Ohio, USA, on Monday.Sania, who......

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Q. what are the four categories of lumberjacks of canada?
:  A. Lumberjacks could be found wherever there were vast forests to be harvested and a demand for wood, most likely in Scandinavia, Canada, and northern...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-four-categories-of-lumberjacks-of-canada//answers/15357881

manoj srivastava
Q. * Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big village."* Cat's urine glows under a black light.* Cats can produce over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs can only produce about ten.Isn't it amazing?
Manoj Srivastava:  A. 1568 (implied in Canadian), said to be a Latinized form of a word for "village" in an Iroquoian language of the St. Lawrence valley that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/-canada-is-an-indian-word-meaning-quotbig-village.quot-cats-/15357799/answers/12883885

Palanivelu
Q. which is the most dangerous city of the world?
Palanivelu:  A. A surge in violence made St. Louis the most dangerous city in the country, leading a trend of violent crimes rising much faster in the Midwest than...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-most-dangerous-city-of-the-world/12882985/answers/935166

SOBIA AKHTAR
Q. Name the United States poet who travelled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
SOBIA AKHTAR:  A. Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (November 10, 1879 December 5, 1931) was an American poet. His exuberant recitation of some of his work led some critics...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-united-states-poet-who-travelled-the-country-tradin/934541/answers/10435649

Jack Johnson
Q. What is subsistence agriculture?
Jack Johnson:  A. Subsistence agriculture is self-sufficient farming in which farmers grow only enough food to feed the family farming, pay taxes or feudal dues. The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-subsistence-agriculture/10415152/answers/6550047

  Web results for American Midwest
Midwest Advanced Radiology Center Implements Full eRAD Platform

GlobeNewswire 2014-11-21 Addresses MU2 and Distributed Environment Requirements GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=51532
Going-Out-Of-Business Sale To Begin Friday At All 198 Alco Stores In 23 States

COPPELL, Texas, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 113 years, Alco Stores (OTC-PINK: ALCSQ), a discount retailer focused on serving consumers in... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Going-Out-Of-Business-Sale-To-Begin-Friday-At-All-198-Alco-Stores-In-23-States/353617
Cibus And Rotam Announce Launch Of Their First Non-Transgenic Commercial Product

Dave Voss, Vice President, Commercial Development at Cibus, emphasized many benefits of the new system, now available to farmers and end users of... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3624936
The Climate Trust releases milepost performance report celebrating vision of the Oregon Carbon Dioxide Standard

PRWeb 2014-11-20 Climate solutions nonprofit submits third five year report to Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council Portland, Ore. (PRWEB)... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=328753
Facebook's next-gen data center network debuts in Altoona, Iowa

Facebook, a leader in data-center technology, put everything its engineers knew in … Facebook, a leader in data-center technology, put... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/facebooks-next-gen-data-center-193103698.html

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