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'Countries that forget their history cannot have a future'

Mahesh Rangarajan, director of the historic Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com how the first prime minister will always remain relevant, and the efforts......

The election in Valley will be pathbreaking for the BJP

After landslide victories in the Lok Sabha and assembly elections, the BJP is hoping to crest the tide in Jammu and Kashmir, confident of both Hindu and Muslim votes On August 15, the Srinagar......

Pneumonia and diarrhoea: The biggest killers among children in India

Pneumonia and diarrhoea have collectively claimed the lives of over three lakh children in India in 2013, posing a major challenge to public health in the country, a report said. The '2014......

What is wrong in this man being a governor?

'Judging by the conduct of two governors of Kerala and one governor from Kerala, Congressmen treated Raj Bhavan as a transition point before taking a flight back into active politics,' says T V R......

Modi named 15th most powerful world leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made his debut among the world's most powerful people, ranked 15th on the Forbes list topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin who pipped his US counterpart......

FIIs hike stake in Infosys to 42.67% in Jul-Sep quarter

Emerging as one of the most-liked stocks for foreign funds, Infosys has seen overseas investors raising their stake in the company to a nine and half-year high of nearly 42.67 per cent during the......

Is Jan Dhan really a success?

Sometime in August, a  rumour went around a small village near Alwar in Rajasthan and in some other parts of the country: “Sarkar jo kala dhan wapas layegi, woh Jan Dhan yojana ke khaato......

Indian markets set to enter the trillion-dollar club

Image: Bollywood actress Kajal Agarwal during the Muhurat trade at the Bombay Stock Exchange. Photograph: Shashank Parade/PTI     The total market valuation of the BSE-listed companies......

Jan Dhan moving ahead despite reluctance by RBI, babus: Modi

Taking a dig at the system, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said things have started moving in India under him and the Jan Dhan scheme was being implemented at a rapid pace despite initial......

'Oil duty hike to shore up govt revenue by Rs 11,000 cr'

The fall in international oil prices had resulted in six consecutive reduction in petrol prices since August and two in diesel in the last one month. The excise duty hike on petrol and diesel by Rs......

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......

Stats: Captain Kohli, Rayudu sizzle in run chase

India captain Virat Kohli led from the front with a gritty unbeaten century as a dominant India completed a resounding 5-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka by winning the fifth and final One-day......

25 years ago...Sachin Tendulkar made his international debut

Having made his Test debut on November 15, 1989, Sachin Tendulkar went on to dominate the cricketing world in the next two deacdes, etched his name repeatedly in the record books and left behind a......

Australia paceman Johnson is ICC Cricketer of the Year

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was named the International Cricket Council's 'Cricketer of the Year' on Friday.  The pacer beat Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, the winner in 2012,......

EPL: Liverpool forward Sturridge back in full training

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge is back in full training for the first time since injuring his thigh on England duty in August, the 25-year-old said on Twitter. Sturridge, who has only played......

Busted! 10 famous sports persons nailed for doping

Lee Chong Wei. Photograph: Stanley Chou/Getty Images Modern day sport is very demanding. Be it football, tennis, cricket or just about any sport for that matter. Being on top of your game is of......
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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
Bhatt third time lucky

MUMBAI : It was sheer luck that helped film producer Mahesh Bhatt dodge a planned third attempt on his life on November 15. Had the crime branch... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Bhatt-third-time-lucky/articleshow/45225209.cms
Homeland Uranium Inc. Announces Reverse Takeover Transaction, Private Placement and Listing on Canadian Securities Exchange Together With Proposed Name Change, Consolidation and Reorganization

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/14 -- Western Uranium (the name under which Homeland Uranium Inc. (the "Company") currently operates) is... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3237653
India likely to order 106 more Pilatus aircraft to train pilots

NEW DELHI: India is likely to go in for 106 more Swiss Pilatus PC-7 basic trainer aircraft (BTA), the bulk of which will be produced domestically,... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/India-likely-to-order-106-more-Pilatus-aircraft-to-train-pilots/articleshow/45225061.cms
Uncertainty over sugar export sop

New Delhi, Nov. 20: Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the government was yet to decide on extending the subsidy on raw sugar exports for... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141121/jsp/business/story_19068179.jsp
Miami October Home Sales Surge, Exceed Record Levels

PRWeb 2014-11-20 Miami single-family home and condominium sales surged in October, exceeding record activity in 2013, according to the... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=328892

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