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Israel loses its heroic sheen

Israel is no longer the valiant and beleaguered underdog, but increasingly seen as an increasingly arrogant oppressor seeking to crush another old nation under its jackboots, says Mohan Guruswamy.......

Will the soldiers at the Siachen Glacier get to vote?

The Election Commission must ensure that soldiers, paramilitary forces and railway employees who work outside their home states are given proper avenues to cast their votes, says Colonel Anil A......

26/11: 'America sacrificed Mumbai'

'What America could figure out is that this finally was an American with an American passport operating in Pakistan who had access to Al Qaeda. Now the prime objective of that time was the capture......

Why is the soldier denied his right to vote?

Every general election nearly 14 lakh soldiers/sailors and airmen, 9 lakh personnel of the para-military forces and their families are effectively denied their basic democratic right to vote. Why......

Lest We Forget: Jallianwala Bagh, 94 years later

For Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, the granddaughter of a freedom-fighter, Jallianwala Bagh is the most important pilgrimage. The spot where 94 years ago, more than 1,000 people were killed in cold......

Asia in 2008: Its rise is a global good

As 2008 draws near, very few educated people can still be unaware of the rising economic and strategic power of Asia.Consider 2007. The year began with China firing a ballistic missile to destroy a......

How to treat coloured people

Exactly a month ago, my wife, son and I were not allowed to board a British Airways flight to Paris via London because we didn't have a transit visa, called a Direct Airside Transit Visa. This came......

Do economic boycotts work?

Boycotts are a funny business, and none funnier than the economic ones. Iran is going to be threatened by United Nations sanctions over its nuclear policy. Iran was exposed to economic boycotts by......

Postal stamp on Murugappa Chettiar

A postal stamp in the memory of A M M Murugappa Chettiar (1902-1965) was released by Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran on Sunday. A M M Murugappa Chettiar, known widely as AMM, is......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

FA Cup hero Goalkeeper Trautmann dies at 89

Bert Trautmann, a former German Prisoner of War who became a footballer in England and famously broke his neck playing in goal for Manchester City in the 1956 FA Cup final, died on Friday at the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......

  People speak for british burma

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Flying Saucer
Q. eric Arthur Blair was born in India.Who is he?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/eric-arthur-blair-was-born-in-india.who-is-he/27801185/answers/

truth exposed
Q. which revolutionary in was hanged for his part in the unsuccessful Ghadar uprising in 1915.?
Truth Exposed:  A. "Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and journalist. His work is marked by keen...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-revolutionary-in-was-hanged-for-his-part-in-the-unsucc/25272781/answers/27801190

joyesh chakraborty
Q. What is freedom at midnight ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Syed Rahmat Shah of the Ghadar party worked as an underground revolutionary in France and was hanged for his part in the unsuccessful Ghadar...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-freedom-at-midnight-/24554391/answers/25272803

truth exposed
Q. Is Muslim contribution to INDIA just the Taj Mahal and red fort ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. It describes the events in the Indian independence movement in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-muslim-contribution-to-india-just-the-taj-mahal-and-red-f/24530798/answers/24554420

tree tree
Q. what u think about india
Tree Tree:  A. Over the years, there has been significant integration of Hindu and Muslim cultures across India and the Muslims have played a prominent role in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-u-think-about-india/23563134/answers/24530800

  Web results for British Burma
Northeast's 115-year-old metre-gauge rail track becomes history

Agartala /Silchar (Assam), Oct 1: It was an emotional moment in India's mountainous northeastern region when the train ran on the 115 year-old... ...

http://news.oneindia.in/india/northeast-115-year-old-metre-gauge-rail-track-becomes-history-1533049.html
Does ahimsa have a future?

Sushila Nayar, Medha Patkar, Irom Sharmila, and Aung San Suu Kyi advocate non-violent ways of struggle Once again I am dumbfounded. I... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-does-ahimsa-have-a-future-2022686
Religious extremism makes ugly comeback worldwide

from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows their leader, Abubakar Shekau . Photo: AFP Denunciations of... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/LQmuIE4eW1VWZ5NLWEMOjL/Religious-extremism-makes-ugly-comeback-worldwide.html
Save Manipuri Pony call reverberates in rally

IMPHAL, Sep 28: Manipur Pony Society and Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association jointly took out the Save Manipuri Pony Awareness Procession... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/43447/save-manipuri-pony-call-reverberates-in-rally
Shame and scandal in the Assam Rifles

By Pradip Phanjoubam The explosive story this weekend by the irrepressible Tehelka Magazine, has revealed much more than just the stinking rot... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2014/09/shame-and-scandal-in-the-assam-rifles/

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