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PHOTOS: Worst floods in 120 years sweep the Balkans; over 4 million affected

The Balkan countries of Serbia and Bosnia have been battered by the worst floods in the last 120 years in the region. Almost four million people have been affected by the floods, government......

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: India's 7 great strengths

'Spirituality, without which India would have become like the Balkan States a long time ago,' says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, continuing our Independence Day special series where 66 well-known Indians......

The burglars Hollywood learns from, or is it the other way round?

They are the dogs of the Balkan wars, and now they carry out robberies that are the stuff of heist blockbusters. They wear florid shirts to work (that is robbery, of course), they break out of......

10 new countries in just over 2 decades!

In a historic vote, Scotland on Friday rejected independence from the United Kingdom.   But if the YES votes overtook the nays, it would put an end to a 307-year-union.  Rediff.com......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

Stunning images capture beauty of gold

Gold has been known and used by artisans since the Chalcolithic. Gold artifacts in the Balkans appear from the 4th millennium BC, such as those found in the Varna Necropolis, Bulgaria. Gold......

Widening rich-poor gap the biggest risk for the economy

A growing rich-poor income gap is the biggest risk the world is facing for the next decade, while failure to create a sustainable healthcare system may create social unrest in countries like India,......

Indo-US ties: it's the economies, stupid

To read Raymond Vickery's hugely interesting book while US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is still on Indian soil reminds one of the great distance India and the US have travelled since the......

Cyber war? Not possible, says a study

Notwithstanding serious concerns about cyber security across the world, a new study conducted at the Oxford Internet Institute says that a cyber war is an unlikely scenario. Heavy lobbying,......

Iceland volcano: Flights to be affected today also

As disruption to air traffic in Europe entered the fourth day, flight navigation service providers said a status quo on flight ban in most parts of Europe was likely to remain on Monday as......

Not shaken, not stirred

So the new James Bond movie is out. Die Another Day hasall the usual ingredients: a deadly megalomaniac with a high-tech weapon; capers in Korea, Cuba and London; a spectacular hovercraft chase......

Djokovic named Balkan athlete of the year

Serbia’s World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has been named Balkan Athlete of the Year, the Bulgarian state news agency (BTA) said on Tuesday. Djokovic, who won the Australian Open last......

Serbia and Croatia in World Cup stare-down

The coaches of bitter Balkan rivals Serbia and Croatia were confident their teams would reach the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil after they were drawn together in a tough European qualifying Group......

Olympic venues fall into neglect

When Greece hosted the Balkan indoor athletics championships two weeks ago, the overwhelmingly obvious location should have been one of many state-of-the-art indoor facilities built for last year's......

Djokovic out of Serbia's Davis Cup tie against India

Novak Djokovic of Serbia. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images World No 1 Novak Djokovic will miss Serbia's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against India in Bangalore next weekend, the Balkan......

With Spain gone, are Germany favourites to win the World Cup?

Germany are the top contenders to win the 2014 World Cup with success now based on speed and dethroned champions Spain's "tiki-taka" tactics now a relic in modern day football, former Croatia......
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Q. Wine first appeared in which city in about 4500 BC?a) Balkansb) Iranc) Georgia
Uttar:  A.  more

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Q. Where is Balkan Peninsula?
Ambuj Kumar:  A. Balkans more

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Sharma
Q. should we not declare a war against Pakistan ?
Sharma:  A. southeast europe more

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truth exposed
Q. What is the full form of SAP ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Generally war is the result of a national entity wishing to improve the standard of living for its people. A major second cause is when a nation...... more

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Ludogorets bid to follow in …

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian underdogs Ludogorets will look to match the stunning giant-killing exploits of compatriots CSKA Sofia when they make... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/preview-ludogorets-bid-cskas-footsteps-023753694--sow.html
Bulgaria election frontrunner open to talks with other parties

Boiko Borisov, leader of centre-right GERB party, participates in an interview with … SOFIA (Reuters) - The frontrunner in Bulgaria's October... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/bulgaria-election-frontrunner-open-talks-other-parties-130150124--sector.html
NATO's planned Balkan expansion a "provocation" …

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - NATO's potential expansion to the former Yugoslav republics of Bosnia, Macedonia and Montenegro could be seen as a... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/natos-planned-balkan-expansion-provocation-russias-lavrov-120254515.html
Award winning artist Mladen Miljanovic holds 1st solo exhibition in the UK

Pressat 2014-09-29 Monday 29 September, 2014 NN Contemporary Art is delighted to present the first solo exhibition in the UK by Mladen Miljanovic... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPressat.php?storyid=2958
A Social Network Gone 'Anti-Facebook' Gets Viral Surge

The new social network Ello has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the internet, in a matter of days. It is described as the "anti-facebook" for... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/a-social-network-gone-anti-facebook-gets-viral-surge-141849-1.htm

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