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'3 locals helped carry out the Mumbai terror attacks'

'There were three locals who helped in carrying out the attacks. Headley was supported by an Indian named Basheer, who incidentally is also a friend of Rana and arranged the travel documents for......

'Nehru should have quit in the late 1950s'

Fifty years ago, India's first prime minister passed into the ages. To mark his 50th death anniversary, rediff.com has launched a special series to evaluate Jawaharlal......

'To call the BJP or its leaders 'fascist' is historically untenable'

'Narendra Modi could be too old to change his personality. On the other hand, his attachment to the RSS could be mostly sentimental. So one must hope that if he becomes prime minister, he is able......

Is stopping Modi the West's new priority?

'The West has always preferred a timid, half intelligent and a dependent India rather than a decisively independent and self-reliant one. A pliable Indian leadership suits the West best,' says......

'Banning books seems more like Taliban culture than Hindu culture'

'How can Hindus protest efforts to ban an edition of the Gita in parts of Russia, and force a publisher to withdraw an academic critique of Hinduism, all in the same breath? It makes the Hindu......

What's wrong with economics and how to fix it

A New York-based institute seeks to empower new economists to challenge outdated approaches with innovative and ethical economic strategy and Indian policy makers must take noteof it, says Rajni......

PM pitches for close ties among BRIC nations

Noting that India, Russia, China and Brazil are resource-rich, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday pitched for close cooperation among them in the fields of energy and food security besides......

East India Company to sell tea, coffee in London

East India Company, the trading company with a 400-year-history whose highlight was ruling India - the 'jewel of the Crown' - will soon open outlets to sell tea, coffee, spices and fabrics.Bought......

Column: Where are the jobs?

How widespread is under-employment? What sort of job security do workers enjoy? What are the trends in real wages, asks Shankar Acharya.What's happening to employment in the country? We know that......

Billionaire heiresses to watch

Just a year ago, Holly Branson seemed poised to follow a very different career path from her father, British billionaire Richard Branson, who built his Virgin empire from scratch. Indeed, the......

'Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum is my blockbuster film'

Telugu director Krish -- as Radhakrishna Jagarlamudi is popularly known -- has made films that are a combination of reality and fiction. He has won awards for his previous films, Gamyam and......

'Hindi cinema has gained a certain cultural legitimacy'

Unlike many intellectuals who take a disparaging view of Bollywood films, Tejaswini Ganti has written a book that is a fond, but also critical, assessment of how films are made and marketed in......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

Mallika: All my movies are meant for adults

Mallika Sherawat is all set to make her foray into television with the dance show Chak Dhoom Dhoom -- Team Challenge, which premieres tonight on Colors.   The actress is one of the judges......

Meet Suriya, RGV's Mr Eyes

In Tamil, after Kamal Haasan, Suriya is considered an actor with tremendous range, and unlike his contemporaries Ajith or Vijay, he has the potential and courage to experiment with roles. His......

Athletes of iPod generation find perfect haven in Vancouver

An electronic graffiti wall, Wii consoles, DJ mash-ups and iPods for massage time - the Vancouver Olympic Village is plugged in to this generation of hip, digital athletes. Home to one of the most......

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truth exposed
Q. why Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber), is considered as the father of chemistry, for what discoveries and inventions ?
Truth Exposed:  A.  more

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Q. What is the importance of political science meaning of state what is nature?
Truth Exposed:  A. Political science, as currently conceived, is a relatively new concept that dates to the nineteenth-century United States. Prior to this time, the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-importance-of-political-science-meaning-of-state/24537933/answers/20060812

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Q. Identify the person Satya Sai Baba
Lokesh Sherawat:  A. Satya Sai Baba (b. November 23, 1926) is a famous contemporary South Indian guru who has millions of followers around the world, especially among...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-satya-sai-baba/20060791/answers/19521014

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Q. whymusic is a part of life
Hitler:  A. Music is part of life. We always hear to different types of music as we go about our daily activities. What is music? Well, everyone has his or her...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whymusic-is-a-part-of-life/19521010/answers/10357538

AKANSHA MEHROTRA
Q. Sir i hv completed my grad. in commerce in rajasthan but i got only 57% and scored 95% in MAT and 62% in cat exam. which institutes shall i apply for? and what kind of questions they may ask me in PI
AKANSHA MEHROTRA:  A. Attention to CAT / MAT / XAT / GMAT / IBSAT / AT MA Score Holders:Based on the Above Test Score You Will Get Admission From Top College:...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sir-i-hv-completed-my-grad.-in-commerce-in-rajasthan-but-i-g/10357455/answers/16849737

  Web results for Contemporary World Studies
Tabo to have institute of Buddhist studies

SHIMLA: Tabo, also known as "The Ajanta of Himalayas" is all set to get a world class institute for Buddhist studies, to be developed as an... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/Tabo-to-have-institute-of-Buddhist-studies/articleshow/41457561.cms
CHANGING THE FACE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

THE MINERVA PROJECT INVOLVES NO LECTURE HALLS, NO DEBATING SOCIETIES, NO SPORTS TEAMS AND NO FRATERNITIES. INSTEAD, THE 33 STUDENTS WHO HAVE MADE... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/74913-changing-the-face-of-higher-education.html
Hindu religious leader urges Vatican Synod for sympathetic look at marriage laws

Distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed is urging upcoming October Synod of Bishops at Vatican to exhaustively relook into the Church marriage... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/hindu-religious-leader-urges-vatican-synod-for-sympathetic-look-at-marriage-laws/15900341.shtml
Blissfully Unready

Independent India's history is replete with examples of the state's unpreparedness for the challenges of terrorism and armed violence, even where... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Blissfully-Unready/291836
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 9

Data and assessments from SAIR can be freely published in any form with credit to the South Asia Intelligence Review of the Print K.P.S. Gill... ...

http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/sair/Archives/sair13/13_9.htm

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