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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 bolster defence ties, maritime security

India and Australia on Wednesday decided to bolster defence ties, as they acknowledged that maritime security and freedom of navigation is critical for the growth and prosperity of Asia Pacific and......

A new phase in Indo-Japanese ties?

Of all recent Japanese leaders, new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been the most enthusiastic about the future of India-Japan relationship and gave it an entirely new dimension. New Delhi now has a......

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......

Why leaders must be paid more

The world treats its leaders shabbily, no doubt about it. Only when a Finnish journalist joined the European Union did it become known that any clerk in Brussels took home fatter pay packets than......

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......

Australian Olympic chief deems WADA testing 'ineffective'

The World Anti-Doping Authority's prescribed testing is "ineffective" at catching drug cheats and should be supplemented by criminal penalties for athletes who refuse to cooperate with......

Six Aussie rugby league clubs investigated over doping

Anti-doping officials have met with six top-flight Australian rugby league clubs named in a national probe into the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs that has sent shockwaves through the......

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-ancient-times-in-every-civilization-women-were-second-c//answers/13109115

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

  Web results for Canberra Times
Washed up metal piece sparks speculations

Perth/Canberra, April 23 (IANS) The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8 took a new twist and set off fresh... ...

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2014/04/23/174--Malaysian-jet-Washed-up-metal-piece-sparks-speculations-.html
New material prevents plastic from ageing

Canberra, April 23 (IANS) In what could offer huge environmental and cost savings for the energy industry, researchers have now developed a new... ...

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2014/04/23/145--New-material-prevents-plastic-from-ageing-.html
Australia lifts F-35 order from 14 to 72 fighters

Canberra: Australia announced Wednesday that it had increased its order for F-35 Joint Strike Fighters by 58 to 72 to be fully operational by 2023... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140423/business-autos/article/australia-lifts-f-35-order-14-72-fighters
Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

Canberra : Australia may use more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean in the hunt for the missing Malaysia... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140423/world-asia/article/australia-signals-deeper-search-malaysian-jet
Young royals turn DJs in Queen's Australian namesake

Adelaide : Britain's Prince William on Wednesday visited the South Australian town named after his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, where he and... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140423/world-asia/article/young-royals-turn-djs-queens-australian-namesake

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