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When the next US defence secretary spoke to Rediff.com

Image: Then US Deputy Secretary of Defence Ashton B Carter, now tipped to be America's new defence secretary, greeted by then national security adviser Shivshankar Menon on his visit to New Delhi.......

'India, China need breakthrough in economic, border issues'

'India and China have to make concrete progress with regard to the border issue, addressing the trade deficit, and facilitating people-to-people interactions. This has to happen in the next two,......

'Indiawallah' to be prestigious Wadhwani Chair

'In the time I have been an Indiawallah, I have seen three US Presidential visits to India, nuclear sanctions, nuclear cooperation, a border conflict with Pakistan, the growth of IT services, a......

Has one person crossed over to Pakistan due to the Gujarat riots?

'Pluralism is a fundamental fact of Indian life,' Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) tells members of the US Congress. 'Indians created a secular/plural State because that is what the majority believes......

Remembering B Raman, defender of India's interests

Stephen P Cohen pays tribute to strategic expert B Raman, who passed away recently. Three weeks ago, Bahukutumbi Raman lost his long battle with cancer -- his ’live-in companion’, as he......

India needs more PhDs. Here's why!

The Indian media is full of news these days about the country becoming a knowledge superpower in the 21st century. This rhetoric starts from politicians down to the common man. But every once in a......

Modi, Obama's new agenda to strengthen Indo-US ties

Obama and Modi recognised that US and Indian businesses have a critical role to play in sustainable, inclusive, and job-led growth and development. Image: India’s Prime Minister Narendra......

Wadias, Rahejas in battle over prime Mumbai land

Mumbai police chargesheets billionaire-builder Chandru Raheja for cheating, breach of trust; Rahejas call it pressure tactic, say Wadia plea was thrown out by Supreme Court The Wadias are gearing......

Rutgers varsity inks academic partnership MoU with India

Rutgers University, a leading New Jersey-based national public educational institution, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian government last month to launch the Indian Council of......

Novartis ruling to impact innovation: US biz groups

Business groups in the US have sharply criticised the Supreme Court of India judgment against Swiss drugmaker Novartis in denying patent protection to the company’s anti-cancer drug......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

We've bowlers to take 20 Indian wickets, says confident McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says he has the bowlers at his disposal to take 20 Indian wickets, after his double century gave the home side the upper hand in the ongoing first Test, in......

ICC mourn sad demise of Tony Greig

The ICC has offered its deep condolences on the sad demise of former England captain and celebrated commentator Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer in Sydney on......

Suresh Saraiya, one of the best-loved radio commentators

Haresh Pandya pays tribute to noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya, who passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a heart attack. July 18, 2012, turned out to be a sad day for Hindi cinema and......

Tendulkar, Malinga loom as big threats for Kochi

After lining up on opposite sides in the memorable World Cup final earlier this month, Sachin Tendulkar and Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga, playing as a combined unit for Mumbai Indians, pose a......

It's going to end by me getting a clean chit: Modi

FormerIndian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modiin his first full interview since his suspension as commissioner of the Twenty20 league in April believes he is innocent and is confident of......

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harish chandra
Q. Was Guru Nanak Sahab more of a Muslim than other faith ?
Harish Chandra:  A.  more

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harish chandra
Q. Do Hindu religious scriptures says anything about Islam ?
Harish Chandra:  A. For a long time, the Hindu Scriptures were primarily in the hands of Pandits and a small group of men who had learned Sanskrit (The majority of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-hindu-religious-scriptures-says-anything-about-islam-/21213408/answers/20828990

klm
Q. Though suicides by financially distressed farmers continue to make news from Vidarbha there is another equally tragic, and persistent, story that refuses to go away. It is about deaths of children due to malnutrition in the tribal hill tracts of Melghat. The number of malnourished children in Melghat is startling. Comments plz.
Klm:  A. The zilla parishad health administration has identified 6,000 chidren as suffering from severe malnutrition in Melghat alone and 11,000 others were...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-suicides-by-financially-distressed-farmers-continue-t/20828942/answers/19134618

joey
Q. Why is India(ns) lagging behind Europe(ans) in almost all fields-technology,sports,civic sense....?
Joey:  A. Ancient Indians were the inventors of most of what themodern technology boasts of as its...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-indians-lagging-behind-europeans-in-almost-all-fields/19134580/answers/3502375

jinesh jinesh
Q. manuscripts of the Mughal Era,written on fabric in Persian Shikasta(cursive) by Aurangzeb...states how Aurangzeb kept waging wars and how his soldiers were grossly overworked and underpaid...employees,thus have had similar problems over the centuries...and they still persist....please share your viewpoint.
Jinesh Jinesh:  A. What I personally feel is Supervision is an extremely vital part of a workplace that intends to maximize its success potential. It naturally...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/manuscripts-of-the-mughal-erawritten-on-fabric-in-persian-sh/3501792/answers/15155863

  Web results for Century Knowledge Initiative
It's Time to go Hopping and Shopping for Christmas!

Bakers at Vas Bakery Bendoor are working round the clock preparing and giving final touches to the variety of Christmas cakes, numbered in... ...

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Old Trail School Joins Worldwide Movement to Get 100 Million+ Students to Code

Old Trail School students, teachers and parents participated with students across the globe in the Hour of Code project in December. Bath OH... ...

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India lost two Tests they should not have

By Veturi Srivatsa Brisbane, Dec 20 (IANS): Another Test is behind India, leaving a lot of ifs and buts. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is right it... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=285186
Le Meridien Debuts in North Carolina with the Opening of Le Meridien Charlotte

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the opening of Le Méridien Charlotte, following a multimillion dollar transformation. Le... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/le-meridien-debuts-north-carolina-opening-le-meridien-charlotte/
Holiday Reading

America's favourite non-hero's swansong, an odd new tale from Ben Okri, a fashion diva's gorgeous biography and the last of Follett's Century... ...

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