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Giant 25-ft tall torch unveiled in US to honour Indian spiritual guru

A replica of the Olympic torch was unveiled in New York in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose. The giant 25-foot tall torch, considered the world’s largest, was unveiled by......

'I hope India will win 10 medals, including 2 golds, in the next Olympics'

'My vision for India is a clean and corruption-free country. The youth need to be actively involved in politics and policy making. It is easy to complain, but tough to make a positive difference,'......

Millions to take holy dip at Sangam on Basant Panchami

Atleast 100 million pilgrims and ascetics are expected to take holy dip for the second biggest snan of the Kumbh Mela on Basant Panchami on Friday. With 100 million pilgrims expected to come in......

How diplomacy and poetry are linked

It is widely accepted that the greatest literature is born when cultures, civilizations or worldviews come together. This often happens in case of diplomat-poets who often find themselves in exotic......

Pak PM appeals for Karachi to stay calm

Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday appealed to the people from all walks of life to play their role in maintaining peace and security in Karachi. Addressing a reception in honour......

EU leaders to meet on rescue package for Greece

European Union leaders are expected to clear the way for releasing 31.5 billion euro ($41 billion) in urgently-needed financial assistance for debt-stricken Greece at their two-day summit which......

Germany rules out possibility of Greece's EU exit

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has for the first time ruled out the possibility of debt-stricken Greece sliding into bankruptcy or leaving the euro zone."I think there will be no state......

Greece remaining in EU in everyone's interest: US

Congratulating the people of Greece on conducting elections successfully, the US has said it is in every one's interest that the country remains in "the euro area while respecting a commitment to......

Economists cut India's growth forecasts

Within days of Morgan Stanley and StanChart revising downwards the country's growth forecasts for the current fiscal, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch on Friday steeply scaled down......

Markets end higher on firm global cues

Markets continued their winning streak to end nearly 1% on Friday tracking firm global cues.The Sensex, after touching a high of 18,423 in the morning, slipped to a low of 18,235. The index finally......

10 years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer

It was billed as a chance to transform Greece's image abroad and boost growth, but 10 years after the country hosted the world's greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the......

Why Olympic medallist Rathore decided to take up shooting

Athens Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said the country's performance in the Olympics had come a long way from the time when they felt embarrassed to be called Olympians."When I......

Rathore bags Khel Ratna award

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who blazed the shooting ranges at Athens to fetch the country's only Olympic medal, was on Wednesday expectedly selected for the country's highest sporting honour -- the......

What went wrong for the Indian hockey team?

When the Indian hockey team left for Athens, the country was hopeful that it would return with a medal. Sadly, it finished seventh, as in Sydneyyears ago.For the team's new chief coach, the German......

Archery official blames foreign experts

Expressing dismay over the below-par performance of the country's archers at the Athens Olympics, a top Archery Association of India official on Thursday blamed the foreign coaches for spoiling the......

  People speak for athens country

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Giaa
Q. What is the Capital of the country, Greece?a) Athens b) Sofiac) Tirana d) Skopje
Giaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-capital-of-the-country-greecea-athens-b-sofiac-t/26409818/answers/

pravin
Q. Which country has hosted the 2008 Olympic Games?
Pravin:  A. Athens more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-country-has-hosted-the-2008-olympic-games/25674542/answers/26409859

maxfun
Q. Growth has stalled in Europe and there is a risk of a new recession," said the Commission's economic chief, Olli Rehn, unveiling the report. He also warned that unemployment across Europe, which has already provoked mass protests in Athens and Madrid, will remain high throughout next year.Will it affect our continent ?
Maxfun:  A. athens more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/growth-has-stalled-in-europe-and-there-is-a-risk-of-a-new-re/21132801/answers/25674545

maxfun
Q. in which country is the Hallenikon airport situated ?
Maxfun:  A. city Athens, country Greece more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-country-is-the-hallenikon-airport-situated-/21132801/answers/18822849

stalin
Q. Do u think the Greece problem will be like another USA sub prime crisis?
Stalin:  A. The economic turmoil in Greece and its repurcussions across the world is an indication that in a globalised economy, the finncial crisis even in a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-think-the-greece-problem-will-be-like-another-usa-sub-p/18822837/answers/17096588

  Web results for Athens Country
Greece gets three bids in mobile phone spectrum sale

2:47pm IST ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has received three bids for the sale of mobile phone frequencies aimed at upgrading telecom services in... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-telecomunications-greece-spectrum-idINKBN0HB0T320140916
Scotland took long road to independence vote

On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/scotland-took-long-road-to-independence-vote-news-others-ojqnJicagejfd.html
98 countries have abolished death penalty

Written history has several mentions of capital punishment. The legal principle lex talionis — an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for... ...

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Incheon touts Asian Games amid worries over costs

SEOUL: As the port city of Incheon prepares to host the Asian Games, some are worried about what happens when the party leaves town. Aside from... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/incheon-touts-asian-games-amid-worries-over-costs/articleshow/42442371.cms
Greece will not need third bailout, PM Samaras tells paper

Reuters ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is beating its fiscal targets and will not need a third bailout from its international creditors, Prime... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/greece-not-third-bailout-pm-samaras-tells-paper-184000993--business.html

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