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Telangana waits for Congress to make up its mind

The vexatious Telangana statehood issue is hanging like a Damocles' sword on the Congress' head. It is still unable to take a call on whether or not to grant statehood to the region though it's off......

'CBI is govt's Damocles' sword against leaders'

With the United Progressive Alliance likely to weather the threat of cut-motions by having the Samajwadi Party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Bahujan Samaj Party on its side, the Bharatiya......

How the BJP made inroads in West Bengal

'Messages sent out by Modi were so clear and focused that people found in them an assured relief from the 10 years of United Progressive Alliance ‘misrule’.' 'There are no new faces in......

Dear Mr President, can you please pardon Sanjay Dutt?

A Ganesh Nadar writes an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting him to pardon the Bollywood actor currently in jail for possessing an AK 56 in 1993. Dear Mr President The evil that......

Now, Katju wants President to pardon Bhullar

Press Council of India chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar who has been awarded death sentence in connection......

RIL's 4G launch may not be a big risk to telcos

Investors remain wary of telecom stocks, as the sword of Damocles continues to hang over the sector. Some years ago, the regulatory overhang was a big concern and now it is faced with the prospect......

Markets take another beating

The markets continued their southbound journey in this session, nullifying the short-lived attempt at a pullback midway through the session.The Sensex kissed positive territory for a brief instance......

Anand Mahindra on key challenges for Satyam

The Mahindra & Mahindra group's vice-chairman and managing director, Anand Mahindra, spoke to the media in Mumbai just after the Mahindra Satyam brass announced the restated accounts in Hyderabad.......

Yet another bailout

Last week, the government announced that we, the passengers, would be bailing out Delhi International Airport Limitedby paying Rs 200 if we take a domestic flight out of Delhi airport and Rs 1,300......

G20, Manmohan, and the 'only good news'

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has returned from Washington after attending the G-20 conference summoned by the lame duck US President George W Bush on November 15 to discuss the current economic......

The birth of a Sufi singer

Sandip Roy tells the story of Shye Ben-Tzur, an Israeli musician who found his calling in Sufi music."I am not a Hebrew qawaal," says Shye Ben-Tzur. "I've never been one and never will be." But......

Santhosh Subramaniam is a masala entertainer

'Love makes life beautiful' says the tagline of Kalaprathi S Agoram's Santhosh Subramaniam directed by M Raja, and you realise, once you're out of the movie hall, that the underlying message......

How well do you know Harry Potter?

As the countdown to July 21 -- the day the seventh and last book in the series, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, will be published -- begins, here's another set of questions to test your Harry......

'Swades, not an anti brain-drain film'

Three long years after the skillfully-crafted cricket saga, Lagaan, Ashutosh Gowariker is back at the crease with Swades. This time it is the turn of yet another Khan, Shah Rukh instead of Aamir,......

Jeev in joint eighth position

Jeev Milkha Singh knocked in an eagle enroute to an eventful four-under 68 that carried him to a midway total of seven-under 137 and a tied eighth spot after the second round of the USD 1.5 million......

Games come home in ancient and modern glory

A theatrical mixture of ancient and modern Greece launched the Athens Olympics on Friday, lifting spirits in the Games' birthplace after the host nation was rocked by a drugs drama involving its......

Spectacular ceremony opens Games

A theatrical mixture of ancient and modern Greece launched the Athens Olympics on Friday, lifting spirits in the Games' birthplace after the host nation was rocked by a drugs drama involving its......

Greece sprinters get 72 hours to explain

The International Olympic Committeespared Greece major embarrassment on the opening day of the Athens Games on Friday by granting its two top sprinters more time to explain why they missed a dope......

Hell, Brittania!

The British Grand Prix, at Silverstone, is probably the worst afternoon on the Formula One calendar. Every year, like a big Hollywood summer blockbuster, there is tons of popcorn fodder promised,......

  People speak for damocles

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Q. Stock markets moved in a narrow range through out this week. Is it an indication of market stabilization? Is it going to be the pattern in the coming days? Your views?
:  A. It was expected to move this way once it had breached that psychological double top level of 5181, at which level it had retracted heavily back to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/stock-markets-moved-in-a-narrow-range-through-out-this-week.//answers/16366432

Good Citizen
Q. how do u retrieve a lost relationship.....? would u have the same amount of love, trust and faith as before....?is it possible.....?
Good Citizen:  A. one can retrieve a lost relationship but that certain "something" will be lacking. the fact that it broke or deteriorated in the first...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-do-u-retrieve-a-lost-relationship.....-would-u-have-the-/16365678/answers/15585431

minati vishwakarma
Q. What can we do to the bad guys who don\'t reform at all?
Minati Vishwakarma:  A. Really speaking there are no born villains or even born good men. They are the products of the environment. Should we create an environment where...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-can-we-do-to-the-bad-guys-who-dont-reform-at-all/15585350/answers/14019424

T A RAMESH
Q. how will be nxt pm
T A RAMESH:  A. I do not know how he will be but I feel he or she would better be better than the litre of Pms we have had in the past. Like Damocles he must...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-will-be-nxt-pm/14019324/answers/13976148

  Web results for Damocles
Nothing in my life has been intentional, it's all accident

The uncommon man is no more. And with his passing the curtain comes down on an era of humour that was one of a kind—playful and ironic, astute... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Nothing-in-my-life-has-been-intentional-its-all-accident/articleshow/46025022.cms
10 tips for mid-level managers

Tell yourself clearly that if you have to be in the IT industry, you will have to do coding and testing; else you will be out of the industry. It... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/layoff-lessons-10-tips-for-mid-level-managers/20150123.htm
Sword of Damocles hangs over CSK, Royals

The Supreme Court's verdict on the betting scandal during the sixth edition of the IPL has cast a shadow over the future of Chennai Super Kings... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/455158/sword-damocles-hangs-over-csk.html
Is 'Sword of Damocles' hanging over India's head prior to 2015 World Cup?

India's batting collapse against England at Brisbane has raised fresh concerns over their ability to defend the World Cup title in Australia and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-is-sword-of-damocles-hanging-over-india-s-head-prior-to-2015-world-cup-2054493
BJP to back Manjhi if he is removed as Bihar CM

The Janata Dal-United's (JD-U) plans to remove Jitan Ram Manjhi as Bihar chief minister suffered a serious setback on Thursday with the BJP... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/453753/bjp-back-manjhi-he-removed.html

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