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India, Australia sign landmark civil nuclear deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott at the Joint Press Statements, in New Delhi. Photographs: PIB Taking their bilateral ties to new heights, India and......

'Highly unlikely' that MH370 will be found on ocean surface: Abbott

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday said it was now "highly unlikely" that any debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane will be found on the ocean surface, as he announced a more......

Australian PM Rudd calls for election on September 7

Five weeks after he seized the Labor Party leadership, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Sunday set September 7 as the date for the country's next parliamentary elections amid growing......

Aus plane evacuated after cockpit smoke, pilots hospitalised

Passengers of a Qantas Airline aircraft had to be evacuated and its pilots hospitalised on Monday after smoke was reported from its cockpit at Canberra Airport. According to media reports the Dash......

Indian defence diplomacy and strategic re-balancing

Indian defence diplomacy will have to play an increasingly important role as it tries to emerge as a credible strategic partner of the regional states. Neither India nor other regional states have......

India, Australia to hold 1st round of FTA talk

Australia and India are all set to hold the first preliminary round of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations in India by the end of this month, according to Australian High Commissioner to India......

Australia-India keen to boost two-way trade

India and Australia have expressed a keen interest to work together to boost two-way trade following talks in Canberra during the visit of Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, its Trade Minister......

Climate: India refers to Australia as 'ayatollah'

Serious differences have emerged between India and Australia over the direction of talks at the climate summit in Copenhagen with Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh lashing out at Canberra, dubbing......

China's economic diplomacy

Trade offers are bundled with support for authoritarian rulers, arms sales and debt waivers, writes ND Batra.China is using its growing trade power to enhance its global influence, especially in......

Sports Shorts: Nadal-defeater Kyrgios splits with coach Rea

Rising talent Nick Kyrgios has confirmed his split with coach Simon Rea to spend more time at his Canberra home, the Australian teenager said on Saturday. The 19-year-old, who took Wimbledon by......

Disbelieving mum fired up angry Kyrgios

If Rafael Nadal wanted to blame anyone for the way Nick Kyrgios came out all guns blazing, firing down 37 scorching aces and 70 sizzling winners, he needs to look no further than the Australian......

Check out the 2015 Cricket World Cup schedule

The 2015 cricket World Cup, to be jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia, will be held from February 14 to March 29. Forty-nine matches over 44 days will be held across 14 cities in the two......

2015 World Cup: India to face Pakistan in opener

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be staged in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, and India will begin its title defence against traditional rivals Pakistan in Adelaide on......

Aus Ashes fate could rest with this Pak refugee

Mired in gloom following a Test drubbing in India, Australian cricket has turned to Canberra's halls of power for succour, asking the country's top immigration official to act as a de facto......

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Q. From ancient times, in every civilization, women were second class citizens. Agreed that tow of the most powerful women of the medieva; world was Queen Mary of England & Queen Catherine of Russia, But those were exceptions; fact remains that women were very much suppressed. In India, Manu had said, "woman is guided in her childhood by her father; she is guided by her husband in her youth and prtected by her sons in her old age; so women are not fit for freedom" Gargi or Maitreyee or Lopamudra are also exceptions. If we claim that women had a high place in India, that is totally incorrect
:  A. Which country in ancient times gave highest respect to women?India.The Manu Smrithi says "Yatra naaryasthu poojyantheramanthe tathra...... more

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Sankar  Mitra
Q. Do you think that the depiction of women as purely sex objects in the leading newspapers especially their supplements is somewhere responsible for sexual crime against women mainly foreigners?
Sankar Mitra:  A. Which country in ancient times gave highest respect towomen? India.The Manu Smrithi says "Yatra naaryasthu poojyantheramanthe tathra...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-that-the-depiction-of-women-as-purely-sex-objec/13108615/answers/13006473

Sanjay Gupta
Q. Who holds the World Record for 400m track running event for women also mention the running time & nation to which they belong?
Sanjay Gupta:  A. Athelete: Marita KochTime: 47.60 secNation: East GermanyDate for the record: 6, October, 1985 at Canberra more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-holds-the-world-record-for-400m-track-running-event-for-/13005879/answers/6217012

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Panjab University planning integrated graduation schools on US model

CHANDIGARH: The Panjab University (PU) vice-chancellor Arun Kumar Grover's idea of graduate schools that will offer integrated, inter-disciplinary... ...

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Mars Orbiter set to enter orbit of Red Planet on September 24

ISRO will be solely responsible for manoeuvring its spacecraft into the orbit of the Red Planet on the morning of September 24. Over the last few... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/science/sunday-story-mars-orbiter-set-to-enter-orbit-of-red-planet-on-september-24/
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Sydney: The Australian government will introduce tough new legislation in parliament next week to tackle terrorism, reports said Saturday, in the... ...

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Afghanistan launches preparation for maiden ICC Cricket World Cup adventure

Afghanistan will be aiming to make a lasting impression when it appears in its maiden ICC Cricket World Cup, with the side spending four weeks in... ...

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Australia uncovers plot to launch Mumbai-style terror attack on Parliament

CANBERRA: Australia's intelligence agencies have uncovered a plot by the Islamic State militants to launch a "Mumbai-style" terror attack on the... ...

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