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How the government is smothering dissident NGOs

Muzzling NGOs is unbecoming of a democracy. Self-confident democracies encourage, indeed applaud, the involvement of citizens’ associations, including NGOs, in social and political......

Election 2014: Modi versus Macaulay's ghost

The post-mandate comments that ‘darkness has descended on India’ show the kind of opposition Narendra Modi has to overcome. It is this aspirational India that is attempting to throw......

The Great Escape: India's unsung war heroes

Three Indian Air Force fighter pilots held as Prisoners of War in a jail in Rawalipindi made a heroic escape. They reached as far as the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan’s Wild West -- within......

Astra missile debuts from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter

A fighter aircraft’s lethality in air-to-air combat is governed by the air-to-air missile that it carries. Since the Independence, the Indian Air Force has mounted French, Russian and British......

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......

Confirmed: UK rail enquiries India-bound

A leaked document from British private rail companies has confirmed that the National Rail Inquiries Service is shifting to India as part of the call centres relocation process.By next summer all......

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

President Xi Jinping. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

Political disinformation on gas pricing regrettable: RIL

Reliance Industries on Monday hit out at the AAP for asking the Election Commission to put on hold the gas price revision due from April 1, saying the party was indulging in ‘political......

Modi's mantra for inclusive growth

Favouring reduced dependence on imports, particularly, of electronic items, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said there should be focus on manufacturing......

Review: Godzilla is back with a bang!

Director Gareth Edwards delivers a satisfactory reboot of the iconic monster movie, says Sukanya Verma. Few feelings compare to the raw thrill of witnessing a man versus beast spectacle on......

Abhijeet Sawant assaulted after road mishap

Indian Idol star Abhijeet Sawant was beaten up by an irate crowd in Mumbai after his friend and reality show participant Prajakta Shukre rammed her car into a scooter injuring two teenagers,......

The highlight of Endhiran/Robot

After Mani Ratnam's bilingual film Raavan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen in another bilingual called Endhiran in Tamil, and Robot in Hindi. The film is one of the most-awaited films of the......

Making Music, Raja-style

What is really left to say of a man who practically redefined Tamil cinema music?Starting from the seventies, he has composed more than 4500 songs (and still counting), worked on more than 900......

How Robert Pattinson is related to Dracula!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Twilight actor Robert Pattinson is related to Vlad-the Impaler, the Transylvanian leader who served as the......

Pietersen accuses scribe of reporting 'complete and utter lies'

England batsman Kevin Pietersen has reportedly slammed reports that team director and head coach Andy Flower was so fed up with the enigmatic batsman's attitude that he had issued a 'KP or him'......

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......

Strike threats loom over London Games

Strikes by train drivers and passport officials threaten major disruptions to the London Olympics, prompting the government to warn unions on Thursday that they risked public anger if the......

Britain may call in more troops to police Games

Britain may have to call up yet more soldiers to police the Olympic Games, the government said on Wednesday, after a failed private sector recruitment drive left an embarrassing hole in security......

'No games security threat despite guards fiasco'

London's Olympic Games is not threatened by a major security contractor's failure to find enough staff, ministers and the head of the city's organising committee said on Sunday, seeking to quell a......
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Q. Which four British cities have underground rail systems?
Nauty:  A.  more

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Q. What is the specialty of 08-09?
Sigma:  A. London, Glasgow, Tyne & Wear and Liverpool. more

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Q. We should not forget that British had done many good things to India? See the roads, rail network, highways, dams they constructed and forests they preserved in the past? See the education they brought to India? See the buildings and bridges, built by them which are used for Court, Colleges etc. They taught us English? Without English where we would have been? Many say their aim was to create clerk, but can you tell me without good knowledge of English, anybody become a Manager? So you cannot say they created only clerks, but good Managers also? Without English, would you have got job in Silli
Rajesh:  A. 70 Roman forces under Titus sack Jerusalem. 1264 The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din...... more

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Q. what is the specialty of 04-03?
Hitler:  A. many countries are prospering even without learning English, like Japan,Europe,America. We have slave mentality and do not work hard, that is our...... more

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Q. What does RMS on British liners stand for?
Anil Garg:  A. A few Events of 04-Mar 51 Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth). 306 Martyrdom of...... more

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Will Be Visiting Chennai More Often From Now

CHENNAI: Author and historian William Dalrymple was on a quick two-day visit to the city, for the launch of his latest book Return of a King, An... ...

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BJD wins Odisha by-polls

Securing 90,536 votes in the by-poll for the constituency, spread over four districts of Kandhamal, Ganjam, Nayagarh and Boudh Press Trust Of India... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/politics/bjd-wins-odisha-by-polls-114102000011_1.html
This Diwali save yourself from city noise and drive away to bliss

It's that time of the year when the weather is at her best. It's also the festival season in India. With Diwali just round the corner, shopping and... ...

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Jammu and Kashmir State before 1947

Dr J S Dev The State of Jammu and Kashmir as a district unit appeared on the map in the wake of the treaty of Amritsar, signed on the 16th March,... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/jammu-kashmir-state-1947/
The uncontrollable idiot selfie on the lose

The idiot trend that compelled people to take a selfie at the beach in the middle of cyclone Hudhud has joined the mega list of idiot selfies that... ...

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