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Over 180 Indians return from Iraq, 39 still in captivity

More than 180 Indians returned early Monday from Basra on a special flight of Iraqi Airways, taking the number of people who have come back from conflict-hit Iraq to over 3,500.  Iraqi Airways......

British troops pull out from Basra, Iraq

British troops Monday withdrew from their last base in the Iraqi city of Basra with Prime Minister Gordon Brown rejecting suggestions that it was a "defeat" and insisting that the pullout, which......

British journalist abducted in Iraq

Gunmen abducted a British journalist from his hotel in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Thursday night, according to reports.They threatened to kill him if US forces did not pull out from the......

Iraqi south to announce secession

Basra Deputy GovernorSalam Uda al-Maliki says he plans to announce the separation of some Iraqi southern governorates from the rest of the country, claiming the interim Iraqi government was......

5 blasts, 68 dead in Basra

Five car bombings near police facilities in and around the southern Iraqi city of Basra killed at least 68 Iraqis on Wednesday, report agencies.The dead included 20 schoolchildren and at least 16......

BPCL to import 1.4 million barrels of Iraqi crude

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd will import 1.4 million barrels (0.2 million tonnes) of Iraqi Basra Light crude oil during September-December."We are actively talking to Iraq's State Oil Marketing......

Iraqi Prime Minister to visit India for investment and trade

Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki’s four-day visit to India beginning August 22 ends the long hiatus in India-Iraq political ties that developed through the extended period of war and......

RIL shortlisted for multi-billion dollar oil project

Iraq shortlisted Reliance Industries and six other firms for developing its Nasiriya oilfield and the construction of an associated 300,000 barrels per day refinery.Besides RIL, French energy giant......

COLUMN: The world's new energy economy

India needs to move beyond old assumptions and respond with flexibility, writes Nitin Desai.Two recent developments in the global energy dialogue require us to re-examine some old verities about......

UP farmers get justice at cost of urban flat buyers

Friday's Allahabad high court order quashing the acquisition of land by the Greater Noida Authority in Sahberi village of Gautam Budh Nagar district could affect several people who had booked......

Spotted: Geeta Basra at Wankhede Stadium

Reader Harshal Joshi met actress Geeta Basra at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium after the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals on May 25. If you encounter/meet/see film or television......

PIX: Jiah Khan, Geeta Basra walk the ramp

Actress Jiah Khan walked the ramp in a majestic white Anita Dongre dress at a fashion show organised by the Cotton Council at JW Marriott in Juhu, a western Mumbai suburb, on May 8. The actress......

Obsessed fan stalks Geeta Basra, threatens suicide

Bollywood starlet Geeta Basra is being stalked by a young man for the past six months and even though she has taken the matters to the police, there hasn't been much respite. Though the 26-year-old......

Photo: Dharmendra's birthday party in Punjab

Veteran actor Dharmendra, who is currently shooting for his upcoming film Second Hand Husband in Punjab, celebrated his 79th birthday on the sets on December 8.The cast and crew of the film......

The HOTTEST Strapless styles at IIFA? VOTE!

Take this fun poll now!It's IIFA time once again! While our Bollywood stars make way to Tampa Bay, US, for the prestigious awards once again, we take a look back at the hottest red carpet trend......

PIX: Ambanis, Geeta Basra, Rahul Bose cheer Mumbai

Nita Ambani wears her emotions on her sleeves when she is at IPL matches. -IPL PHOTOS: HOT Shilpa Shetty's prayers answered! Industrialist and Mumbai Indians' owner Mukesh Ambani was also......

IPL: WAGS and film stars watch as Pollard makes it a night to remember

The match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad went right down the wire. And, it was that big West Indian Kieron Pollard, whose fireworks inspired Mumbai to a superb win at the Wankhede......

India look to seal the series in fourth ODI

Having gained a 2-1 lead after registering back-to-back victories in the last two games against the Proteas, India go into the fourth ODI at Port Elizabeth seeking to clinch their first-ever series......

At 30, Rohan Bopanna is just starting

That Rohan Bopanna is 30 is anything but a deterrent. The player from Coorg is finally enjoying his tennis and getting the results that are expected from him, says Bikash Mohapatra. At......

New Zealand board rules out sacking Vettori

The Test and One-day thrashing at the hands of India has prompted New Zealand Cricket to start a review of the team's performance but the body has ruled out sacking captain Daniel Vettori. NZC......
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truth exposed
Q. what are main scientific contributions of genius of Ibn al-Haitham ?
Truth Exposed:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-main-scientific-contributions-of-genius-of-ibn-al-h/24269747/answers/

Dev Shah
Q. Do you know Harbhajan Singh will marry Geeta Basra soon?
Dev Shah:  A. Ab Al al-asan ibn al-asan ibn al-Haytham (Arabic: , Latinized: Alhacen or (deprecated)[4] Alhazen) (965 in Basra c. 1040 in Cairo) was a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-harbhajan-singh-will-marry-geeta-basra-soon/22939818/answers/24269871

khabardar
Q. who was Alhazen and his works?
Khabardar:  A. he should have married mayawati insted. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-was-alhazen-and-his-works/22691567/answers/22939843

onlytruth
Q. Identify the father of optics and pioneer of scientific method and experimental physics and is also considered the "first scientist"?
Onlytruth:  A. Ab Al al-asan ibn al-asan ibn al-Haytham (965 in Basra c. 1040 in Cairo) was a MuslimMuslimscientist and polymath described in various sources as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-father-of-optics-and-pioneer-of-scientific-meth/22188047/answers/22691589

  Web results for Basra
OPEC daily basket price closes higher

The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $56.30 a barrel Thursday, compared to $55.64... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a514648.html
China ends near decade of rising Iraq crude oil orders-sources

12:58pm IST * China keeps 2015 Iraqi oil supply steady-sources * Unstable quality still an issue for Iraqi oil * China's growth in... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/18/iraq-china-crude-idINL3N0U22PN20141218
A reign ahead of times

He laid rudimentary foundations for some of the most modern reforms that are in force today, making him a visionary. Mukund V Kirsur presents the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/447797/a-reign-ahead-times.html
Iraq's new premier Haider al-Abadi battles to unite a fractured nation

BAGHDAD: Three months after he took office with a mission to unite his broken, warring country, Iraq's new prime minister has swept away the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/iraqs-new-premier-haider-al-abadi-battles-to-unite-a-fractured-nation/articleshow/45524260.cms
UK wants unabridged torture report

A parliamentary committee investigating possible British links to torture will request access to blacked out parts of a US Senate report on CIA... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/uk-wants-unabridged-torture-report-449

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