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Indian-origin Muslim convert flees UK for Syria

An Indian-origin convert to Islam has skipped bail to flee Britain and is believed to be now living under the Islamic State in Syria. Abu Rumaysah, born Siddhartha Dhar, was arrested by Scotland......

Scotland Yard foils Islamist terror plot with 4 arrests

Scotland Yard have arrested four suspected Islamist terrorists in London on suspicion of plotting a "potentially very serious" terror attack. The men, whose identities are not yet known, are being......

Partner of NSA leaks reporter held in UK

British police have detained the live-in partner of a Guardian journalist responsible for leaking reports on US surveillance programme for nine hours under terror laws, prompting Indian-origin......

Scotland Yard assessing new info on Diana's death

The Scotland Yard is examining the "relevance and credibility" of new information, allegedly that the British military was involved, in the deaths of Princess Diana, her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed and......

4 teenagers arrested over London Islamic school arson

Scotland Yard have arrested four teenagers in connection with a fire at an Islamic boarding school in south-east London. Around 128 pupils and staff were evacuated from DarulUloomSchool, in Foxbury......

The man who invented ATMs is dead

India-born Scot John Shepherd-Barron, the man who invented the ATM, has died after a short illness, aged 84. He is survived by his wife, three sons and six grandchildren.Barron, who had been living......

UK regulator to investigate Goldman Sachs

The market watchdog in UK, Financial Services Authority (FSA), said it would investigate the London units of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. This followed a decision by the Securities and Exchange......

Facebook told to add 'panic button'

Facebook has been asked to add to its pages a child safety 'panic button' that will guide users how to handle cyberbullying and inappropriate behaviour. Officials of the social networking site,......

When bonus rage turns violent

For top bankers and other high-profile company executives, it pays to be a little paranoid about personal safety these days. As public distaste at taxpayer-funded bail-outs has turned to "bonus......

They made a million before they were 20

In trying times, we tend to look to grizzled veterans for wisdom, perspective and, above all, hope. But few things fortify an entrepreneurial spirit more than preternatural success.We found six......

Why Tony Curtis will never be forgotten

Tributes are being paid to silver screen legend Tony Curtis who passed away at his US home in Nevada aged 85.   Sir Roger Moore, who worked with Curtis on 70's TV series The Persuaders!,......

A promising Golden Compass

It could be the biggest hit of the year or it could be one of those also-ran films. But there is no doubt that adventure film based on an internationally acclaimed bestseller The Golden Compass......

Mugged? Er..not really: Kevin

He mugged me. He mugged me not. Kevin Spacey has finally made up his mind.The 44-year-old actor claimed to have been robbed of his cell phone in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park in Lambeth, London,......

Britney Spears goes bhangra!

Guess who's the newest balle-balle belle on the block?Britney Spears, of course!Miss Spears' comeback album, remixed by British Asian producer Rishie Rich, sees her transformed into a mewling sex......

Cook out, Morgan in as England ODI captain: BBC

Alastair Cook has been dropped as England captain for next year's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the BBC and Sky Sports reported on Friday.  Opener Cook, who has been woefully......

F1 racer Hamilton is BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo took the overseas personality of the year prize. Double Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, who won 11 Grands Prix for Mercedes in 2014, was named BBC......

Sports Shorts: Djokovic continues to dominate ATP rankings

Serbia's Novak Djokovic. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The ATP issued the latest men's tennis rankings on Monday and the top 10 list remains unchanged with Serbian tennis ace Novak......

I'm very fortunate to still be playing: Fletcher

Darren Fletcher is lucky to be playing after chronic bowel disease threatened to end his career, the Manchester United midfielder said on Wednesday. Fletcher was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis......

Mickelson climbs rankings after British Open victory

Phil Mickelson suddenly has the world No.1 ranking in his sight after what he said was the best round of his career took him to a superb British Open victory at Muirfield on Sunday. -Sparkling 66......

  People speak for bbc scotland

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Q. What are the major distinctions of US and UK english?
:  A. Regional dialects in the United States typically reflect the elements of the language of the main immigrant groups in any particular region of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-major-distinctions-of-us-and-uk-english//answers/14261738

Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. What is the story behind the Loch Ness monster. When was it first seen, and is there any strong evidence to suggest that the first sighting was real or just folklore?
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. Sorry for this long winded answer Mr. Johnson. But I couldnt resist sharing it with you as I found it to be quite genuine. Happy reading:Reports of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-story-behind-the-loch-ness-monster.-when-was-it-/14261674/answers/8646437

Jack Johnson
Q. what makes female to love man?
Jack Johnson:  A. source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/hottopics/love/attraction.shtmlWomen are after a man who is like their father and men want to be able to see...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-makes-female-to-love-man/8646404/answers/4202421

anupama  kumar
Q. can anyone please.................. tell me any information about J.K.ROWLING of HARRY POTTER FAME?
Anupama Kumar:  A. Joanne "Jo" Rowling OBE (born 31 July 1965) is an English fiction writer who writes under the pen name J. K. Rowling. Rowling is the author of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-anyone-please..................-tell-me-any-information-/4202211/answers/1634845

shree vidhya
Q. What is the World Cup Matches Shedule
Shree Vidhya:  A.  Cricket World Cup 2007 schedule Seeded teams: Australia (A1), South Africa (A2), Sri Lanka (B1), India (B2), New...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-world-cup-matches-shedule/1634697/answers/220963

  Web results for Bbc Scotland
ANALYSIS-Cricket-Cook dismissal better late than never for England

5:40pm IST LONDON Dec 20 (Reuters) - With the World Cup two months away the England and Wales Cricket Board's decision to sack Alastair Cook... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/20/cricket-england-cook-idINL6N0U407320141220?feedType=RSS&feedName=cricketNews
Cook dumped as England ODI captain

Alastair Cook has been dropped as England captain for next year's 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the BBC and Sky Sports reported... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cook-dumped-as-england-odi-captain/
What a difference a year makes for Rory McIlroy

London: Only a special performer can live up to a seismic pre-season prediction and, when he is old and grey and sitting in his rocking chair, Rory... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/sports/golf/what-a-difference-a-year-makes-for-rory-mcilroy_1517081.html
Curry 'champ' on grandpa's trail

Ian Cowie is a half-English, half-Scottish gent who loves to hold a naan in one hand, dunk the other in a bowl of spicy curry and go Mmmmm… like... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141217/jsp/calcutta/story_19211397.jsp
Jason Gillespie feels ICC should raise Ireland's Test status 'sooner rather than later'

Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie has called for Ireland to be elevated to Test-cricket status, as he believes the move would reward the... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/jason-gillespie-feels-icc-should-raise-irelands-test-status-sooner-rather-later

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