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P Sainath: How states fudge the data on declining farmer suicides

'Suicide rates among Indian farmers were a chilling 47 per cent higher than they were for the rest of the population in 2011. In some of the states worst hit by the agrarian crisis, they were well......

Damage control: Akhilesh starts a call centre for public grievances

Besieged by accusations of failing to provide good governance in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has suddenly risen to the occasion and started a government call centre to......

How Achche Din dawned for Std XI and XII students in Baramulla

On August 1, the mothers of Baramulla will heave a sigh of relief as their children can now stop going to Srinagar and elsewhere for higher secondary studies. Behind the local Kendriya Vidyalaya......

JD-U, RJD and Cong seal a deal for Bihar bypoll

Seeking to buck the trend of recent Parliamentary election in which BJP decimated them, Janata Dal-United, RJD and Congress announced an alliance among the three for bypoll in 10 Assembly seats in......

Ministries asked to give inputs for Modi's first I-Day speech

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares for his maiden Independence Day address, various ministries have been asked to furnish by this month end details of programmes in different sectors which......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

Govt may link food subsidy with Aadhaar

The proposal to link the food subsidy offered by the government with the Aadhaar number is learnt to be back on the table. This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's endorsement of Aadhaar and......

We can do what TCS has done, and with fewer people: T K Kurien

Despite posting satisfactory financial performance during April to June for the fourth quarter in a row and sharing a robust 1.7 to four per cent revenue growth forecast for the July-September......

FinMin to pitch for ratings upgrade with S&P, other agencies

Armed with Budget proposals to bring down the fiscal deficit, the Finance Ministry will pitch for a ratings upgrade at a series of meetings with the global agencies in the next 2-3......

Milk prices won't go up in 3-6 months: Amul

Here is another piece of good news on the inflation front. Prices of milk and milk products will not go up in the next six months. The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd, the......

First Look: Suriya's Anjaan

There is tremendous excitement amongst the Tamil cine-goers as the first look of Suriya's new film Anjaan is revealed. Directed by Lingusamy the film is co-produced by by UTV Motion Pictures and......

India underestimated, Moeen Ali retaliated!

The so-called part-time spinner is third in the list of leading bowlers in the India-England Test series with 15 wickets. Spinner Moeen Ali was England’s unlikely hero in the third Test......

England level series after meek surrender by Indian batsmen

India crashed to a humiliating 266-run defeat against England in the third Test after an abject batting surrender on Day 5 allowed the hosts level the five-match series 1-1, at the Ageas Bowl in......

Relive India's first ever Test match... against England in 1932!

Ahead of the Indian cricket team's upcoming Test series against England, Rajneesh Gupta looks back in time on the 184-day trip in Blighty during which the team played 38 matches, including a......

India can't bowl England out twice: Vengsarkar

India’s attack lacks the teeth required to bowl England out twice in the upcoming five-Test series, says former skipper Dilip Vengsarkar. His apprehension stems from the ineffectiveness of......
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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

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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
ICICIdirect

ICICIdirect.com has come out with its report on currency. According to the research firm, the US dollar is expected to garner buying support on... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/brokerage-recos-currencies/buy-us36inr-aug-futures-target-6090-6115-icicidirect_1143269.html
Israel may be required to help displaced Gaza Palestinians, says UN envoy

Israel will be required under international law to take responsibility for helping Palestinian civilians if there are any further large-scale... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-israel-may-be-required-to-help-displaced-gaza-palestinians-says-un-envoy-2007030
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to complete destruction of Gaza tunnels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-israeli-pm-benjamin-netanyahu-vows-to-complete-destruction-of-gaza-tunnels-2007029
Samsung Galaxy Alpha with Exynos 5433 Octa, 12MP camera could be announced on August 13

SamMobile stated just two days ago that the Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be launched on August 4.  However, a new report from AllAboutSamsung says... ...

http://www.fonearena.com/blog/110856/samsung-galaxy-alpha-with-exynos-5433-octa-12mp-camera-could-be-announced-on-august-13.html
Govt team keeps tab on landslide rescue work

Pune: A team of 30 government employees, including the additional collector and deputy collectors is working round the clock on cyclic duty at the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-govt-team-keeps-tab-on-landslide-rescue-work-2007022

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