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AFSPA unlikely to be withdrawn from Manipur soon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......

Corruption major stumbling block in progress: President

Terming corruption as a "major stumbling block" in the country's progress, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday asked the central vigilance commission to lead the way in cleansing the government.......

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi co-founder Malik Ishaq branded a 'global terrorist'

The United States has designated Lashkar-e-Jhangvi co-founder Malik Ishaq, who is responsible for killing scores of members of Pakistan's Shia minority, as a global terrorist. The consequences of......

Jab Digvijaya Singh met Arun Jaitley!

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday termed the communal violence bill as "the most obnoxious piece of legislation in independent India", saying had it been in place earlier, it would have......

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......

No end in sight to RIL gas controversy

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre, Reliance Industries Ltd and others on a PIL seeking cancellation of contract for exploration of oil and gas concerning the KG block and to......

PM pledges to assist Africa to develop infrastructure

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday pledged to assist Africa through infrastructure development and institution-building and said BRICs group of emerging powers could help transformation of......

COLUMN: The freebie nation

Despite warnings from a parliamentary panel, the list of tax exemptions in 2012-13 shows a rising trend, writes Sreelatha Menon. The Union Budget shows the charitable instincts of the government......

PM to release NREGA review report

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be releasing on Saturday a 122-page compilation brought out by the Rural Development Ministry to answer the myths and criticism surrounding the government's......

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......

What critics are saying about Kites

After much hype and hoopla, Kites finally released worldwide today to not so favourable reviews. So does this spell doom for the Hrithik Roshan-Barbara Mori starrer? What do other top reviewers......

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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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The weakest link in development lending

The World Bank and ADB's internal accountability mechanisms sometimes violate their own guidelines and policies on project lending Joe Athialy... ...

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ViridiSTOR and future360.tv Collaborate on Film Festival Video Competitions on USBs

/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ViridiSTOR LLC and future360.tv have announced their new service that adds tremendous value to film festivals around the... ...

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JFK's burnished legacy

Letters of John F Kennedy, edited by Martin W Sandler, will be disappointing to Indian readers since it contains not even one reference to India or... ...

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How you can use Open Data to spur the next wave of Internet innovation

Joel Gurin is the author of the book Open Data Now: The secret to hot startups, smart investing, savvy marketing and fast innovation (see my review... ...

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The fine art of fact-fudging

By Manoj Mitta Rs 599 Rs 599 The Fiction of Fact-Finding: Modi and Godhra The 2002 anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat under the watch of chief minister... ...

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