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India should not heed Tamil Nadu rabble-rousers on Lanka

India should reach out to Sri Lanka and not push it into the dragon's arms, says Ganesh Nadar Sita, abducted by Ravana,shed tearsin Lanka and that's why the country will never be at peace -- so......

Fonseka a pawn in game to checkmate Rajapaksa: Lanka media

While Sri Lanka's state media chose to ignore Sarath Fonseka's release from prison, pro-government newspapers said on Tuesday that the former army chief had become a "political pawn" in the hands......

India's UNHRC 'change of heart' a body blow: SL media

Sri Lankan media on Tuesday said the country has been delivered a body blow by India which has said it is "inclined to" vote in favour of a United States moved resolution against it at the on-going......

Will Bonapartist Foneska outgrow Lankan democracy?

M K Bhadrakumar warns that former Sri Lankan army chief General Sarath Fonseka's entry into the country's political arena might alter the geo-political equations in South Asia permanently. When a......

India needs to do something about Sri Lanka

The President of Sri Lanka recently wrote a scathing article in The Wall Street Journal Asia -- which also appeared on rediff.com -- about the lawless Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam or Tigers as......

When it took 7 days to fly from Britain to India

It was considered a flight of fancy 80 years ago, but when the first flights from England to India took off in March 1929, it took seven days to cross the distance -- a far cry from what has today......

Carlsberg to open 2 more breweries in India

Danish beer giant Carlsberg is all set to commence production from its two greenfield breweries - one each in Aurangabad (Maharashtra) and Kolkata - by the second quarter of this calendar year.With......

Tata Tea brewing a success story

The scene is a home in small town India. A young girl brings her elder brother a cup of tea as he sits in the verandah. Taking a sip, he remarks that it tastes good.Overhearing the comment, the......

Ceylon Biscuits to take over Bakeman's

The Sri Lanka-based Ceylon Biscuits is set to take over Bakeman's Industries.The Sri Lankan company, which entered the Indian market recently through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ritzbury India, has......

Dilshan gets court notice over child maintenance

Star Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan has been reportedly asked to appear in court over a child maintenance case. He has been asked to appear in a district court in Colombo on March 6,......
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Q. Technology does make our life easy...if so...why do we say that earlier generation had an easy and simple life?
:  A. Easy and simple life arises from needs and aspirations. Rewind the clock back, not too long but say even 30 years back. There wasn't any technology...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/technology-does-make-our-life-easy...if-so...why-do-we-say-t//answers/16477435

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Q. long long ago we synchorised our clock with RadioCeylon Broadcasting Corporation, or BBC London calling. how do you tune your watch now. there are diffrence of time display in diffrent channels.
Sumitha :  A. In the past watches had to be winded every day. They used to also slow down considerably over 24 hrs time gap so tuning was necessary. Today all...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/long-long-ago-we-synchorised-our-clock-with-radioceylon-broa/16469536/answers/16293961

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Q. Is cinnamon (dal chini) a cooling or heating spice?
Sharad Sharad:  A. Dear Neha, First of all cinnamon is highly antiseptic. This due to the high content of phenol. It is warming spice thats why it is often very...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-cinnamon-dal-chini-a-cooling-or-heating-spice/16285522/answers/14752113

Neha Sahi
Q. Raj Nand Gaon and Jhumri Talaiya. Do these names ring any bell for people today? In the days of Vividh Bharathi and Radio Ceylon(now Sri Lanka) there used to be many listeners in these two places who kept on sending requests for any number of Hindi film songs to be broadcast.I wonder what happened to those listeners' clubs now? Can anyone enlighten me on that? Also pl let me know where these places are. God willing, I would like to visit those places.
Neha Sahi:  A. Malum nahi.....lekin bahot baar Radio par naam suna hai.....abhi woh FM sunate honge...... more

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Rock n roll is here to stay

It's with as much enthusiasm as their own teenagers going gaga over the likes of Lady Gaga that these city-based music lovers of the baby boomer... ...

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From Zion Church to the CIA

Zion Church in Chintadripet is probably the only shrine in our city that owes its existence to the Americans. It was established by the American... ...

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Radio as a medium will never die

He may be an experienced hand in the field, but Sayani, who has several international shows to his credit, admires young Radio Jockeys (RJs) and... ...

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Pioneering use of Tamil

Speaking at a conference on language recently, former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam urged the use of Tamil "in all aspects of life". To enable this... ...

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