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Saudi King Abdullah dies; brother Salman takes over reins

Saudi Arabia's Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and his half-brother Salman took over reigns of the world's top oil exporting nation in a smooth transition of power, calling......

Containing China: Why India and US are building close defence ties

'India-US defence pacts are seen by many analysts as a subtle move to jointly contain China's growing militarism, especially in the strategic Indian Ocean Region,' says Rahul Bedi. US President......

Is there a message in DRDO chief's exit?

By removing Avinash Chander last week, the government has chosen to sacrifice the organisation's most potent symbol of success Defence and Research Development Organisation Director General......

Army apprehends Pak's Border Action Team attack, security heightened

Anticipating attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team on forward posts and patrol parties in the run up to Republic Day, Army has sounded an alert along the boundary with Pakistan in Jammu and......

SC allows Italian marine 3-month extension on health grounds

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted three months extension to Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, to stay in his country on medical grounds. A......

Can Nikhil Nanda turn around Escorts?

His plan revolves around new products, a renewed thrust on exports and some serious cost savings Nikhil Nanda (below left), the managing director of Escorts, loves to talk about the Empathy......

Tax fillip to fund-raising avenues likely in Budget

Exemption from minimum alternate tax for REITs & infrastructure investment trusts; Depository receipts on all securities eligible for tax benefit The Union Budget for 2015-16 might give a tax boost......

India may allow banks to buy infrastructure bonds

Infrastructure bonds were launched by the RBI last year in a bid to help the government fulfill its plan to provide affordable housing to all by 2022 The Reserve Bank of India is considering......

Economy likely to grow at 6.5% next fiscal

Declining crude prices is a windfall gain for the Indian economy. Indian economy is expected to grow at about 6.5 per cent in the next fiscal, on the back of a similar growth rate likely in the......

Pvt banks lag behind PSU lenders in opening Jan Dhan accounts

Private sector banks are way behind their PSU peers when it comes to opening financial inclusion accounts under the Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana, with just about 30 lakh in over four months.......

Amy Jackson celebrates Pongal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British actress Amy Jackson, whose latest Tamil film I is getting rave reviews, thanked her fans on Twitter. She......

Bollywood's BIGGEST HITS of 2014

Films that set the cash registers ringing in 2014. Rajukumar Hirani's Aamir Khan starrer PK, currently in theatres, is doing well at the box office and has already collected more than Rs 200......

How Mohammed Rafi regained his confidence

Mohammed Rafi, one of the finest playback singers to have worked in Bollywood, would have turned 90 today, December 24.To mark the occasion, we reproduce veteran film journalist Raju......

Filmmaker K Balachander passes away

Eminent filmmaker and Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner K Balachander died in Chennai on Tuesday at a private hospital after prolonged illness. Hailed as "Iyakunar Sigaram" (Peak among directors) in......

2016 World T20 comes to India; England to host 2019 WC

Meg Lanning, captain of Australia and Lasith Malinga, captain of Sri Lanka pose with the trophies after winning the ICC Women's and Men's 2014 World Twenty20 . Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty......

Abera wins Mumbai Marathon as Ethiopians rule roost

Ethiopian Tesfaye Abera crosses the finish line at the Mumbai Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: Reuben V/Rediff.com Ethiopian Tesfaye Abera won the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, crossing the......

Man City add more firepower with Bony signing

Wilfried Bony. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Manchester City have bolstered their attacking arsenal with the signing of Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Bony from Swansea City, the English......

World champions Anand, Sethi to mentor Indian athletes for Rio Olympics

(From left to right) Viswanathan Anand, Sarita Devi, Jitu Rai and Geet Sethi during the Olympic Gold Quest event in Mumbai. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Sporting legends Viswanathan......

South Africa retain ICC Test Championship mace

The South Africa team celebrate winning the series with the ICC mace and a cheque of 500,000 US dollars after beating West Indies in the 3rd Test at Sahara Park Newlands in Cape Town on Tuesday.......
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  People speak for august 15

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Nauty
Q. What is the right time to change profile pic here , when did you last change yours ??
Nauty:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-right-time-to-change-profile-pic-here--when-did-/27759855/answers/

Mudit Agrawal
Q. apart from India which country got its independence on 15 august?
Mudit Agrawal:  A. after 15th august more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/apart-from-india-which-country-got-its-independence-on-15-au/27758096/answers/27759869

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM 15TH AUG. KO AMRITSAR ME EAK SHADI HUI JISKI MAGNI PICHLE SAAL 26AN. KO HUEE THEE.SHADI KE PAHLE PUNDITJI NE RASTRI GAAN GAN GAN MUN GAYA AUR LOGO NE RASTRIYA GAANO ME BHANGRA AUR DANCE KIYA.DULAH MAZAK KARTA HAI KI AAJ KE DIN DESH KO AZADI MILEE PARANTU HUM TO BIBI KE GULAMEE ME BANDH GAYE.KITNA BARDIA LAGA HOGA.?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. BahrainRep of CongoKorea more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-15th-aug.-ko-amritsar-me-eak-shadi-hui-jiski-ma/27746955/answers/27758119

nikita saxena
Q. do you know...........every one degree movement towards east increases four minutes independence was declared at around midnight..so as far as geographic location is considered Pakistan lies at the west of india..so if according to india it is twelve midnight.the time in Pakistan would be eleven : fifty six pmso the day becomes different.that is why Pakistan celebrates its independence day one day before india...
Nikita Saxena:  A. Fifteenth August is considered as very auspicious day because it is independence day of our nation and in our faith, it is the day of Our Lady of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know...........every-one-degree-movement-towards-east/27745745/answers/27746974

  Web results for August 15
How did 23 tonnes of gold reach India?

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has raised questions on gold import of 23,145 kg (over 23 tonnes) worth around Rs 5,800 crore by... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-how-did-23-tonnes-of-gold-reach-india-2056946
Gurung holiday gesture for foe

A lady waits with flowers to pay tribute to Ghisingh at Bagdogra airport on Friday. Picture by Kundan Yolmo Darjeeling, Jan. 30: Bimal Gurung... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150131/jsp/siliguri/story_10875.jsp
RBI urges cos to hedge FX exposure

The RBI is making extra efforts to spur the country`s corporates to more actively hedge their foreign exchange exposure, in order to fortify the... ...

http://echoofindia.com/mumbai-rbi-urges-cos-hedge-fx-exposure-77371
Westbury Bancorp Reports Strong Loan Growth and Improved Profitability for First Quarter

Westbury Bancorp, Inc. (MM) (NASDAQ:WBB) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Saturday 31 January 2015 WEST BEND, Wis. , Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=65304906
Sindhuratna captain to face court martial

NEW DELHI: The captain of INS Sindhuratna will now face a general court martial (GCM) for the mishap on board his Kilo-class submarine, which... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Sindhuratna-captain-to-face-court-martial/articleshow/46072817.cms

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