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R K Dhowan is new chief of Indian Navy

Robin K Dhowan on Thursday took over as chief of the Indian Navy nearly two months after D K Joshi quit the post in the wake of a series of mishaps. Admiral Dhowan, 59, who has been the acting Navy......

'Kejriwal never wanted to fight the Lok Sabha election'

'I get angry when people throw ink or slap him -- but Arvind takes all this in his stride. People make fun of him and point out his mistakes, but they haven't seen his sacrifice...' 'If you......

Dec 16 gangrape: SC extends stay on 2 convicts' execution

The Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of death penalty of two of the four convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case, asking for a copy of the trial......

SC commutes Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's death sentence to life imprisonment

The Supreme Court on Monday commuted the death sentence of 1993 Delhi bomb blast case convict and Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life term on the ground of delay in deciding his......

Commute Bhullar's death penalty to life term: Centre to SC

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it has "no problem" with commutation of death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life term and the petition in this......

Jet Airways cancels order for 17 Boeing 737 airplanes

Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways has cancelled an order for 17 mid-range Boeing 737s, which it had placed in January 2012, owing to financing problems, according to sources in the know. Sources......

Is infra major GMR ready to turn around?

The infrastructure major's asset-light strategy is showing results, but it could still be a while before its debt burden reduces substantially. After a lull of nearly four years, GMR Infrastructure......

RCom, Reliance Jio sign intra-city infra sharing pact

In the third infrastructure sharing agreement between firms run by brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani, Reliance Industries' telecom arm has agreed to use Reliance Communication Ltd's intra-city......

Fiscal deficit likely to be within 5.1% in FY14: Citi

India's fiscal deficit for 2013-14 fiscal is likely to be in the range of 5 - 5.1 per cent of the gross domestic product, global financial major Citigroup said on Tuesday. While the April-February......

RBI open to merger of banks: Rajan

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said it is open to the merger of banks and wants them to decide where more value can be added. "The Reserve Bank will also be open to banking......

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy passes away

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy, who had iconic leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru among her fans, died after prolonged illness, hospital sources said. She was 93.......

Gayle set to play 100th Test vs NZ at home

Swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle is set to play his 100th Test at his home ground in Jamaica when New Zealand tour the Caribbean in June. The WICB has announced a three-match Test series and two......

Mercedes' Rosberg wins season-opening Australian GP

Nico Rosberg drew first blood for Mercedes in the new Formula One season with a dominant Australian Grand Prix victory on Sunday after pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton and world champion Sebastian Vettel......

Stats: Afridi powers Pakistan to their highest-ever run-chase in ODIs

Pakistan pulled off a thrilling three-wicket victory over hosts Bangladesh to storm into the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament on Tuesday. In the process they knocked India out of the title......

Ishant dropped from Asia Cup, WT20 squads; Pujara in ODI squad

Following the debacle in the New Zealand One-Day Internationals, the selectors finally lost patience with the under-performing Suresh Raina and Ishant Sharma and axed them from India’s squad......

Australia drop Bailey; include Doolan, Marsh for South Africa trip

Australia dropped batsman George Bailey from the squad for their three-Test tour of South Africa on Monday and brought uncapped Alex Doolan and Shaun Marsh into the 15-man party. Bailey made his......
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  People speak for august 15

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Juliana
Q. If u could get ONE chance to go back to time of this particular day.. which hour would you want to go back and why?
Juliana:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-u-could-get-one-chance-to-go-back-to-time-of-this-particu/27084912/answers/

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. when Postal Index Number started in India?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. 1947 August 15thWE SHOULD HAVE GOT IT EARLIER more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-postal-index-number-started-in-india/27012993/answers/27084954

Abhay Pandhare
Q. What is your mobile number?
Abhay Pandhare:  A. 15th August 1972 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-your-mobile-number/26444592/answers/27012996

sigma
Q. What is the specialty of 27th Aug?
Sigma:  A. 0345....15 August 1947 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-specialty-of-27th-aug/26291641/answers/26444634

Priya Tanwar
Q. If you could go back in time and witness any event in Indian history, what would it be?
Priya Tanwar:  A. 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-you-could-go-back-in-time-and-witness-any-event-in-indian/26283713/answers/26291644

  Web results for August 15
South Asia Assessment 2014

The extraordinary and gratuitous brutality of Islamist terrorists in Syria, the progressive destabilization of West Asia, as well as the cumulative... ...

http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/southasia/index.html
'Four-year undergrad programmes need of the hour'

New Delhi, April 17 Ashoka University, a philanthropic higher-education initiative of a group of entrepreneurs and business leaders, is set... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a453164.html
Indian coal imports in 2013-14 miss 150 million tonne mark

According to the data of coal and coal products imports at 30 main ports in India during 2013-14, total coal imports missed 150 million tonne mark... ...

http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/Indian_coal_imports_in_201314_miss_150_million_tonne_mark/337067.html
New order boosts Hindustan Construction

Hindustan Construction Company rose 3.05% to Rs 18.60 at 14:23 IST on BSE after the company said it has been awarded an Rs 300 crore contract by... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/New-order-boosts-Hindustan-Construction/5307242556
Pacifica Capital K.K. Secures Project Finance Loan For Solar Plants

- (ACN Newswire) - Solar power and real estate developer Pacifica Capital K.K. is pleased to announce that it has executed one of the first... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3062125

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