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Sri Lankan navy arrests 18 more fishermen

The Sri Lankan navy on Monday arrested 18 Indian fishermen while fishing between Katchativu and Dhanushkodi. The fishermen from Pamban near Rameswaram were arrested along with their three country......

Mumbai police commandos better than NSG: CP

Mumbai police commissioner Dhanushkodi Sivanandan is confident that the 1,000-strong police commando team that has been "trained by the best professionals in the world" are better than even the......

Solar eclipse brings Maha Kumbh to a standstill

The longest solar eclipse of this millenium was witnessed by a huge crowd at Dhanushkodi, in Tamil Nadu. Dhanushkodi is only 18 kms from Thalaimannar in Sri Lanka. The center line of the eclipse......

Interview with Mumbai Police Commissioner D Sivanandan

In the first part of an exclusive and expansive interview with rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt, Mumbai Police Commissioner Dhanushkodi Sivanandan spoke about his resolve to prevent another 26/11 like......

Just 18 km from Sri Lanka, but spared by tsunami

Dhanushkodi is at the eastern end ofRameswaram island. From there it is only 18 km to Thalaimannar in Sri Lanka. Fishermen say that there is a place in the ocean near Dhanushkodi from where you can......

Do politicians really want to bring black money back?

At the height of the Bofors scandal, one distinctly remembers that a Swiss bank account code-named 'Rajiv' made it to the headlines. The then opposition was jubilant that it had 'caught' the then......

How will mobile number portability help? Users speak

Mobile number portability is a dream come true for over 680 million cell phone users in India. While aggrieved mobile subscribers are all set to switch over to new a telecom operator, others are......

India to create 570 million new jobs in 5 years

The United Progressive Alliance government has announced an estimated 2.5 per cent annual growth in employment and a possibility of creating 570 million (57 crore) jobs over the next five years, if......

First Look: Anupam Kher and Jayaprada in Pranayam

Malayalam writer-director Blessy, who has made some finely crafted movies like Kazhcha, Thanmathra, Palunku, Calcutta News and Bharamaram, has started shooting his latest film titled Pranayam......

Ambasamudram Ambani is worth a watch

Pavithra Srinivasan reviews the Tamil film, Ambasamudram Ambani.While stories with message and tales of romance are dime a dozen in Tamil cinema, few actually manage to get the mix right. Ken......

Helming a Hollywood film in India

Sohan Roy is a mariner and the CEO of Aries Group, a consortium of ten firms based in Dubai, Sharjah, Kochi and Singapore. He is also the director of Dam 999, a Hollywood movie with 16......

The awesome transformation of Shilpa Shetty

From an awkward newcomer with no sense of style to a classy entrepreneur, Shilpa Shetty has evolved with panache. On her 35th birthday, rediff.com celebrates the actress and her transformation......

Rakhi glams up for a grand sangeet

Preparations for Rakhi Sawant's sangeet are on in full swing. The beautiful bride-to-be, whose show on NDTV Imagine -- Rakhi Ka Swayamvar -- is winding down, is taking care of all aspects to......

Silly Point: Finally! A girl on the show

Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande's dream comes true as they spot Sonal Tandon at a chaiwallah! With ten episodes down, Manu and Abhishek wonder if they'll ever have a girl on the......

World Cup banks on hi-tech to fix umpiring howlers

Fourteen captains will lead their teams into the World Cup with the governing body's assurance that they are more protected against umpiring howlers than any of their predecessors. - Complete......

CL images: Hernandez to Man U's rescue, Barca held

Barcelona paid the price for wayward finishing as they were held to a 1-1 draw by their bogey-team Rubin Kazan in Champions League Group D on Wednesday. The Spanish champions, with Lionel Messi on......

It's not always about being on the top: Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar will play his 170th Test at Mohali on Friday, but even after over 20 years in international cricket the senior India batsman says he never takes anything for granted, his......

Battered India eye revenge against Sri Lanka in final

India would look to avenge the league stage humiliation and clinch their second successive ODI trophy on Sri Lankan soil when they take on the hosts in what promises to be a high-voltage summit......

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vividh bharti
Q. "DHANUSHKODI" is the meeting point of...?a) Ganga and the Yamuna b) The Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Seac) The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean d) The Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal
Vividh Bharti:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dhanushkodi-is-the-meeting-point-of...a-ganga-and-the-yamuna/26411257/answers/

Good Citizen
Q. Dhanushkodi is the southern most tip of India. But that place is also famous for another thing. What is it?
Good Citizen:  A. D) Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dhanushkodi-is-the-southern-most-tip-of-india.-but-that-plac/25518669/answers/26411265

Gypsy
Q. which is the southern most tip of india?
Gypsy:  A. Vivekananda Rock more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-southern-most-tip-of-india/25517969/answers/25518687

khabardar
Q. Who is considered as FATHER OF INDIAN MISSLIE TECHNOLOGY ?
Khabardar:  A. Dhanushkodi more

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Bridge spans a century

The Pamban Bridge is a basically a cantilever bridge on the Palk straits which connects the holy, pilgrim town of Rameswaram to mainland India. It... ...

http://echoofindia.com/reflex-action/bridge-spans-century-54157
It looks advantage DMK in Tirunelveli

Perhaps the only constituency in the entire State to house all five types of ecological zones described in the ancient Tamil literature "kurinji"... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/it-looks-advantage-dmk-in-tirunelveli/article5906068.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Photo finish likely in Ramanathapuram

Candidates for the Lok Sabha polls hailing from the OBC 'Mukkulathor' community usually hold sway in this drought-prone backward constituency.... ...

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Beyond compere

No Anglo-Indian wedding or social gathering in Tiruchi has been complete without George Evers as the master of ceremonies. Despite emceeing nearly... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/beyond-compere/article5874980.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
AAP holds the key in port town

TUTICORIN: With elections round the corner, coastal Tuticorin is on everybody's radar. The 161km coastline of Tuticorin district is porous and many... ...

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