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REWIND: 'Our politics is so sad, if I hadn't been a cartoonist, I'd have committed suicide'

On January 26, 2015, noted cartoonist RK Laxman passed away into the ages. On this occasion, Rediff.com goes back in time to June 27,1998 and finds this interview where the cartoonist spoke of how......

REWIND: 15 moments from the week that was

15 images from events that shaped last week’s headlines.     Ryan Silipino kisses his girlfriend Lisa Jacobs during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Times Square, New York.......

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......

Messiah of the masses: Cipla's global crusade for low cost drugs

In 1935, when Khwaja Abdul Hamied set up Cipla in Central Mumbai to manufacture medicines in India, few could have predicted that in the next few decades the company would take on the world's......

Bengaluru, Chennai join '100 Resilient Cities' network

Image: Check-in counters at Bengaluru International Airport; Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Bengaluru and Chennai have joined the 100 Resilient Cities network, dedicated to helping......

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......

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
Eurozone Official in Athens to Meet New Government

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during the first meeting of the new cabinet in the parliament building in Athens. (Reuters) Athens: A top... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/eurozone-official-in-athens-to-meet-new-government-735864
EXCLUSIVE-Greece to cancel gas utility sale, opposes Canadian gold mine

6:44pm IST ATHENS Jan 30 (Reuters) - Greece's new left-wing government will cancel plans to sell the state natural gas utility and is firmly... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/01/30/greece-politics-investment-idINL6N0V91ZJ20150130
Rahane hits patient 73 against England

sixth ODI of the tri-series, between India and England, at the WACA, on FridayAjinkya Rahane of India raises his bat to celebrate his half century.... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/cricket/showgroup/20332411.html
LEFT VICTORY IN GREECE BRINGS NEW HOPES

By Sankar Ray British novelist and journalist James Meek, in his recent commentary termed the victory of radical left alliance Syriza in the... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/newstoday/left-victory-in-greece-brings-new-hopes/
A Fine Balance

The eighth Jaipur Literature Festival featured fewer superstars but sustained its literary value. Also, a swansong for a great writer—and another... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/books/a-fine-balance

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