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Mufti calls India a 'banana republic' on Afzal issue

People's Democratic Party patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Monday called India a "banana republic" over Afzal Guru's family not being allowed to meet the Parliament attack convict before he was......

The stars are not shining for the Nehru-Gandhi family

'Mango men in a banana republic.' That one phrase by Robert Vadra gave more insight into the man than years of Vadra watching by inquisitive scribes, says Seema Mustafa Robert Vadra, or as Om......

Could this be the next banana?

The cherimoya, or the custard apple, could be the next banana, as scientists have identified a gene defect in some plants which makes the fruits seedless. According to the American and Spanish......

Maharashtra: Independents may change poll equation

India's very own "banana republic"--Jalgaon district in northern Maharashtra that produces than 16 per cent of India's bananas and 3 per cent of the world's output--is living up to its name: in the......

Goodbye Ganesha... it's not easy to let You go

Vikki Khanna with his Ganpati idol. It’s always an emotional moment when you say goodbye to Lord Ganesha. One-and-a-half days after the elephant-headed God comes home (catch our coverage......

Use as you want, these rupee notes won't tear

Gujarat-based Navsari Agriculture University has standardised a process of manufacturing high value paper from banana fibre, which it claims can be used to make currency notes that last for about......

Coming soon: 'Green cars from pineapple, lemon'

Coming soon: 'Eco-friendly' cars made from pineapples or bananas, say scientists. A team at Sao Paulo State University in Brazil claims to have developed a more effective way to use fibre from......

Take Tata's 'banana republic' remark seriously, says Pawar

Amid the tape controversy, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the government should take note of Ratan Tata's statement that India risked turning into a 'banana republic'. "When a......

Stop 'banana republic' like attacks, Tata to govt

Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata on Friday said the government must stop the 'banana republic kind of attacks', as the real 2G scam was becoming hidden behind a smokescreen. In his first comments......

Helping India's micro-entrepreneurs

They may be selling bananas, pav bhaji, cosmetics, cigarettes or just about anything else either on a pushcart going round streets or simply by standing at the roadside. Now, these street vendors......

Sushmita's time out!

Two 'heroine-oriented' films -- Main Madhuri Dixit Banana Chahti Hoon starring Antara Mali and Samay: When Time Strikes starring Sushmita Sen -- released today. Co-starring with them are character......

Review: Mary Kom truly packs a punch

Mary Kom is a victory for its protagonist Priyanka Chopra, scriptwriter Saiwyn Quadras, and director Omung Kumar, says Laxmi Negi, a former boxer.How many times has a movie touched people in a......

Imtiaz Ali's younger brother Sajid to make his directorial debut

After Imtiaz Ali's brother Arif made his directorial debut in Lekar Hum Deewana Dil, it's now the turn of their youngest brother Sajid to make his mark in the Hindi film......

PIX: Lara, Dia Mirza attend Chivas party

Several Bollywood stars turned up to attend photographer Jatin Kampani's bash at Trilogy in Juhu, a western Mumbai suburb.Making a public appearance after quite a while, actress Lara Dutta paraded......

Bollywood's directorial debuts to watch out for in 2014!

The year 2014 has an interesting line-up of new directors, making films that look promising. We take a look. Cinema thrives on fresh bursts of ideas and constant innovation to prosper. Every year......

PHOTOS: Football world 'goes bananas' in solidarity with Dani Alves!

In a unique show of solidarity, footballers from around the globe stood together in support of FC Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves who was victim of racist taunt involving a banana during......

Sports world sees new low after racism rears its ugly head

The sporting world once again witnessed two racist episodes -- the Dani Alves banana incident and NBA's Sterling's comments against black people -- in two different continents on the same day.......

'Srinivasan is behaving like a banana republic dictator'

Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi's counsel Mehmood Abdi has said N Srinivasan was behaving like a "banana republic dictator" and called the outcome of the BCCI Working Committee......

Drogba points out some home truths to banana-waving fan

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba hit back at a Fenerbahce fan who waved a banana towards him and team mate Emmanuel Eboue during the weekend's league encounter by highlighting some home truths......

Balotelli warning for racists at Euro 2012

Italy striker Mario Balotelli said he would "kill" anyone who threw a banana at him in the street during the European Championship in Poland and Ukraine next month. The volatile Manchester City......
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Q. qna ke kuch PAATRA (MEMBERS) jo aapko kaafi samay tak yaad rahenge aur kyuon,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,?????P
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Q. What makes underground grown eatables thingsLike potatoes thick n hard as compare to upper grown eatables like bananas n grapesAnd why this applicable to all ?
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From a Kitchen of Memory

BANGALORE: Chef Debabrata Mukherjee of Soho St, a recently launched restaurant in Koramangala loves mixing up the idea of upscale fine dining with... ...

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Konkani Kutam Celebrates Nativity Feast in Traditional Custom

by Joel D'Sa Bahrain: Konkani Kutam, the premier Club of Mangalorean Konkani speaking community celebrated the Feast of Nativity on 12th September... ...

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Go Bananas!

Bananas are not just nutrient-rich but also help save the environment, proved 16-year-old Elif Bilgin who won the Scientific American Science in... ...

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Farmer's plea for market

Shillong, Sept. 14: Farmers of Adokgre in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills district have sought chief minister Mukul Sangma's intervention to create a... ...

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