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AFSPA unlikely to be withdrawn from Manipur soon

Civil society groups in insurgency-hit Manipur have been carrying on with their campaign for withdrawal of 'draconian' 1958 Armed Forces Special Powers Act, alleging that security forces operating......

How to overcome Lokpal drafting committee impasse

The roller-coaster ride of the government-civil society joint drafting committee on the Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill has ended in a draw, but left both sides badly injured. Whether the tie will be......

Heavenward bound: ISKCON to construct 700-ft high temple at Vrindavan

In Vrindavan, work is on to build the world's tallest religious structure, a new temple for Krishna by ISKCON-Bangalore. The planned 700-feet tall structure intends to take visitors on a spiritual......

Defending India, securing Indians

‘We should build a military with the capability to fight today’s war on priority -- balancing it with the requirements of the future,’ says Lieutenant General Anil Chait,......

Can NaMo do a NaRa?

'According national security and higher defence management empathetic political attention they warrant is critical. Will Prime Minister Modi pick up this gauntlet?' asks C Uday Bhaskar. Prime......

Jousting over Jaipur's jewel

A legal tussle is currently on between a civil society group led by a professor, ostensibly working to further public interest, on the one hand, and the state government and an influential but......

Developed countries should compensate for emissions: India

Asserting that it has been a strong champion of equity, India on Thursday said developed countries should compensate developing nations for the effects their greenhouse gas emissions have had......

India tops Facebook's content restriction list

Facebook has restricted access to nearly 5,000 pieces of information on its website in India in the first six months of 2014, the highest for any country, following requests from government and......

Infy's former-US recruiter says firm favoured hiring Indians

Infosys has been in the eye of the storm on alleged violation of H-1B and business visa norms on several occasions in the USIn an interesting turn of events, a former recruiter in the US who was......

Infosys faces a beating again

At the very least, it will cost Infosys thousands of dollars to defend its position Even as many believe that the fresh lawsuit filed by Infosys' former employee, Jack Palmer, could be dismissed in......

Review: The Help shines with strong performances

The Help boasts of solid performances from Emma Stone and Viola Davis, writes Ankur Pathak.What is pleasantly surprising and distinctive about The Help, adapted from Kathryn Stockett's best-selling......

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Q. Given an opportunity a respectful person in an respectful post molest a girl and in your opinion what is the cause of such down gradation in our society?
:  A. I don't think this happens in say- SBI or BSNL. Not to my knowledge, we know who we are talkin' 'bouts, but then the thing is sometimes in power...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/given-an-opportunity-a-respectful-person-in-an-respectful-po//answers/17022801

Josna
Q. human life all about deception..he things one thing..does another.. may be what ever his reasons to do so may be,,but still its deception. agree??latest psychological research suggests that normal human beings tell at least two or three lies daily, July 13, 2009 By Midwest Book Review
Josna:  A. We cast away the watch that does not tell us the correct time. The mirror, which does not show us our real image; we never like to look at it. We...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/human-life-all-about-deception..he-things-one-thing..does-an/17018233/answers/15881623

Rohit Soni
Q. Have some sections of society still not learnt good social behaviour that they need to check to religious books ???\Are they still in primitive stage of civilization???
Rohit Soni:  A. i think it is because of wrong perception and distortion in value system .Simplicity is now considered as undesirable whereas cunning behaviour as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-some-sections-of-society-still-not-learnt-good-social-b/15880115/answers/14022527

Suman Singh
Q. How big is the Internet?
Suman Singh:  A. As of March 10 2007, 1.114 billion people use the Internet according to Internet World Stats (http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm) Writing...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-big-is-the-internet/14021492/answers/2089753

Nawang  Namgail
Q. whats the meaning foe apocalypto
Nawang Namgail:  A. Apocalypto is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 film directed by Mel Gibson. Set in Mexico's Yucatn Peninsula before Spanish contact, it depicts one...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-meaning-foe-apocalypto/2089449/answers/352277

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A breather for Ashok Chavan

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu File photo of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan. TOPICS HC stays order... ...

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Why they remain on the margins

Adivasis and Dalits have been deprived of a staggering Rs 5 lakh crore over three decades by successive governments. Nidheesh J Villatt reports on... ...

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UN capacities 'pushed to the limit' in 2014, Ban says in year-end wrap-up

New York, Dec 18 (IBNS) After a year of "discord, disease and disruption" that saw peace operations, diplomacy and humanitarian capacities "pushed... ...

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Early resolution of Naga political issue key agenda in 2014

01:10 pm Kohima: Early resolution of the decades-old political issue continued to be the key agenda for 2014 in Nagaland, which also saw a mass... ...

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Announcement of Cuba Policy Changes

I was a seventeen year old kid watching on a black and white television set when I first heard an American President talk of Cuba as an &imprisoned... ...

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