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Two Indian American attorneys top off a landmark week for community

As Preet Bharara told Rediff India Abroad, “When is the last time you had two Indian Americans doing a law enforcement press conference” dealing with violations of civil rights and......

SC disallows marine's plea to extend stay in Italy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused the pleas of murder accused Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre seeking extension of his stay in Italy on health grounds and his fellow marine permission to......

Karachi comes to a halt on strike call given by Imran's party

Pakistan's largest city and business hub was paralysed on Friday on a strike call given by Imran Khan's party as part of its countrywide protests against the Nawaz Sharif government for allegedly......

4 accused convicted in 1975 L N Mishra murder case

Nearly 40 years after the then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra was killed in a bomb blast at a function at Samastipur Railway Station in Bihar, a Delhi court on Monday convicted four persons......

'The government likes to deal with such people'

'Why should the accused in scams visit the CBI chief so frequently?' The Supreme Court last week ordered Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha to recuse himself from the 2G case.......

Planning Commission is dead, long live the new Plan!

The Plan Panel was set up by a simple government resolution in March 1950 had withstood many political and economic upheavals. Image: Era of Planning Commission. Photograph: PTI   It has......

Reliance Jio to roll out services in 800 cities

In what could be one of the largest launches in the telecom services space, Reliance Jio Infocomm is set to roll out its 4G LTE services in 800 Indian cities between April and June next year. ......

Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 2

After today's reduction, petrol price has been cut by Rs 12.27 per litre cumulatively since August Petrol and diesel prices were cut on Monday by Rs 2 per litre each as international oil prices......

After MPs, scientists will now adopt villages

ICAR scientists will now adopt a village each to promote best farming practices and government policies in them. Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the agriculture ministry is......

A powerful advisory council can work wonders for the govt

The Plan Panel's replacement should be the product of a realistic estimation of the problems of capacity in the government. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with state chief ministers......

The World Still Loves Marilyn Monroe!

Proof that we just can't have enough of this iconic sex symbol from 1960s Hollywood.In the relentlessly fickle world of films, sustaining a long career is no mean feat. Then there are some like......

'Racist' Balotelli fined 25,000 pounds, gets one-match ban

'I am sorry my teammates and supporters of Liverpool FC have to be penalised for something I did and now come to regret' Controversial Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli was suspended for one match......

BEST Sports Photos of the Year! (Part 1)

The year 2014 witnessed The FIFA World Cup, The Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games and other major sporting events. There were cheers, tears and drama that unfolded on the football pitches, the......

What you must not miss in the EPL this weekend

Leaders Chelsea have seen their lead reduced to just three points after a shock defeat, and a revival from defending champions Manchester City. Manchester United are back in third after a run of......

Ajmal fails to provide satisfactory results in informal test

Image: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal. Graham Crouch/Getty Images Pakistan's off-spinner Saeed Ajmal failed to provide satisfactory results in an informal biomechanic test in light of his......

Good news for Ajmal as his off-spinners declared legitimate

The Pakistan spinner's 'doosra' however has still not received a nod of approval from lab testers   Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan. Gareth Copley/Getty Images Pakistan's National Cricket Academy......
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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
Rupee, 10-year bonds see worst week since Aug; global cues key

5:39pm IST MUMBAI (Reuters) - Bonds and the rupee weakened on Friday to post their worst weekly falls since August as sentiment remained... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/19/markets-india-rupee-idINKBN0JX16L20141219
A Portrait of the Statesman as Reconciler

Open Essay Bharat Ratna or not, Atal Bihari Vajpayee matters more in the age of Narendra Modi Till this day, I remember rather vividly that... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/a-portrait-of-the-statesman-as-reconciler
10 Highly-Anticipated Movie Sequels of 2015

BANGALORE: Many movie enthusiasts are patiently counting down as each day goes by. These fanatics are eagerly anticipating the release of movies... ...

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/entertainment/10-HighlyAnticipated-Movie-Sequels-of-2015-nid-176676-cid-50.html
Huawei banks on own patents to churn out 4G handsets at lower cost

Huawei Technologies, one of the world's top five smartphone makers, is banking on its huge patent ownership to be among the top three smartphone... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/huawei-banks-on-own-patents-to-churn-out-4g-handsets-at-lower-cost-114121900668_1.html
Jindal Photo hits the roof

Jindal Photo was locked in 20% upper circuit at Rs 210.60 at 14:28 IST on BSE, after the company scheduled a board meeting to discuss and approve a... ...

http://www.capitalmarket.com/CMEdit/story2-0.asp?SNo=740284

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