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Nobel winning author Jose Saramago dead: Reports

Nobel Prize-winningPortuguese novelist Jose Saramago has diedon the Canary island of Lanzarote where he lived, emerging reports said, quoting his Spanish publishers.The 1998 Nobel prize winner,......

AMAZING VIEWS: Himalayas, Ganga, more from space!

Launched in 2002, European Space Agency's Envisat is the largest Earth observation spacecraft ever built. It carries ten sophisticated optical and radar instruments to provide continuous......

Hottest planet in the universe 'discovered'

Astronomers have claimed that a planet discovered last year is the hottest ever found in the universe, where the temperature is a scorching 3,200C.The scorching temperature of exoplanet, WASP-33b......

Over 100 dead in Spain plane crash

More than 140 people were feared killed on Wednesdayafter a Spanish airliner crashed at the Madrid's Barajas airport in Spain.The airlines-- with 173 people on board -- was leaving for the Canary......

'My son was abducted and killed'

Maureen Bennett is very upset that the death of her son Stephen, the British tourist who was murdered in mysterious circumstances on December 10 last year in a village in Roha district of......

Column: Rebuilding Mumbai for the 21st century

Mumbai does not need to be - de-congested - it needs to redeploy its eastern seaboard, writes Sanjeev Sanyal.Mumbai is by far India's financial and commercial capital. Given the success of......

Mumbai a global financial centre? Of course!

Mumbai is not seen to be controlled by New Delhi just as New York is not seen to be controlled by Washington.Mumbai is the financial capital of India. It has the two largest Indian stock markets.......

Foreign pilots fail in English, sent back

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has refused to validate the licenses of about 25 foreign pilots operating in India, owing to their failure in English proficiency. While there were......

How to defy gravity, GoI style

What makes India an unusually exciting place to live in is the "apne pair pe apne kulhadi (axing your own feet)" ingenuity of its politicians and bureaucrats. It would seem that policymakers around......

India's construction boom

It was a tiny construction company founded in 1986 with the modest goal of developing farmland in Sohna, 30 km from Gurgaon.Today the Vatika Group's flagship project is the multi-crore Vatika City,......

Real hope to end jinx on 'cursed island'

Real Madrid head to the scene of some bitter memories this week when they travel to the Canary Islands to play second division Tenerife in the King's Cup.In the early 1990s Tenerife, then in the......

Kubica opts for rally programme in 2013

Former Formula One driver Robert Kubica will drive a Citroen in the European and world rally championships this year as he continues his comeback from a near-fatal rally accident. The Pole, who......

La Liga: Record for Barca as they march on at Malaga

Rampant unbeaten leaders Barcelona ended the first half of the La Liga season with a record 55 of a possible 57 points when Lionel Messi scored one goal and had a hand in two more in a 3-1 win at......

King's Cup: Barca maul Cardoba 5-0 after Villa double

Barcelona's David Villa proved he still has a sharp eye for goal by scoring twice as the holders cruised into the King's Cup quarter-finals by beating second division Cordoba 5-0 at the Nou Camp on......

Spanish betting probe hits two clubs

Spanish second division clubs Las Palmas and Rayo Vallecano, and seven professional players are to be investigated in a probe into betting on matches, Las Palmas said on their website. The Spanish......

  People speak for canary islands

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Flying Saucer
Q. balearic and Canary islands are parts of which country?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/balearic-and-canary-islands-are-parts-of-which-country/27127843/answers/

right sense
Q. where is polyandry practised ? how does the balance takes place ?
Right Sense:  A. spain I think more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-polyandry-practised--how-does-the-balance-takes-pla/25310655/answers/27127846

Trivial Pursuit
Q. In which group of islands is Fuerteventura ?
Trivial Pursuit:  A. Polyandry is a form of polygamy whereby a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time.Polyandry in Tibet was a common practice and continues...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-group-of-islands-is-fuerteventura-/24023498/answers/25310682

  Web results for Canary Islands
Check out these incredible reunions on internet!

New Delhi: Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Google make it easier than ever before to find loved ones, pets, or even the odd teddy bear once thought... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/WOR-amazing-check-out-these-incredible-reunions-on-internet-4591826-PHO.html?HF-4=
Check out these 10 heartwarming reunions.

The woman who was reunited with her mother who left her in a Burger King bathroom as a baby after Facebook post goes viral In 2014, a 27-year-old... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/WOR-amazing-check-out-these-incredible-reunions-on-internet-4591826-PHO.html
Spain sees huge surge in foreign tourists this year

The tourism industry is doing extremely well despite all odds. The world's number-three tourismdestination, Spain, reported Monday a surge in... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/spain-sees-huge-surge-in-foreign-tourists-this-year/
Four confirmed dead as Spain finds missing helicopter

A military helicopter that crashed into the sea near the Canary Islands was found today with the bodies of its four missing crew members inside,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/four-confirmed-dead-as-spain-finds-missing-helicopter-114042000725_1.html
Dublin Airport will manage 250,000 passengers this Easter

More than a quarter of a million passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport this Easter Bank Holiday Weekend, which is a 13% increase... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/dublin-airport-will-manage-250000-passengers-easter/

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