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British Queen's husband undergoes heart surgery

Prince Philip, 90-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, has undergone a successful heart surgery for a blocked coronary artery after being rushed to hospital with chest pain. The Duke......

Republic Day celebrated in US, UK, South Africa

Republic day was celebrated in the United States, the United Kingdom and South Africa, with unfurling of the tricolour and peace prayers held by the Indian community in these countries.Indian......

Indian epic, universal resonance

Sixty-four actors and dancers have gathered at the Royal Albert Hall, close to Edison in New Jersey, on a warm fall evening for the dress rehearsal of the musical Ram Leela on a Monday evening.......

A 'spray-on' computer to keep you healthy

Scottish scientists claim to have developed a computer the size of a matchstick head, thousands of which can be sprayed onto patients to give a comprehensive analysis of their condition. According......

Will human lifespan stretch to 143 years?

A Scottish scientist has claimed that he has identified a pill that can extend human life by up to 30 years.Professor John Speakman of Aberdeen University's zoology department claimed people will......

Smart investment strategies

"Live life so you have no regrets."This is the cornerstone of my philosophy, so I found it particularly interesting to read a study of pensioners in the UK. A majority of these over-65s said they......

My blog makes money!

At a unique festival of music and arts where nearly 16 amateur and professional rock bands performed live, a joke began doing the rounds. "Finally," said someone, "we have a music festival where......

The economics of a pink heritage

The Jaipur Heritage International Festival is back in town. After a shaky start last year, Faith Singh, the director of Jaipur Virasat Foundation, the organisational body behind the festival, has......

The secrets of a hitmaker

You don't need much money or a famous father to launch your film career, says a self-made film-maker Jason Reitman (right) whose latest Up in the Air which opens on Fridayhas received rave reviews.......

First Look: Ugo's Last Dance

Deeksha Gaur, executive producer of the off-Broadway show Ugo's Last Dance currently underway in New York (show ends on October 4), is among the few theatrical producers of Indian origin. She is......

Shooting a Hollywood film in Munnar

Santosh Sivan has become truly an international filmmaker. His eighth directorial venture, Before the Rains, a Hollywood film made in Kerala has made it to a number of international film festivals......

Goodness Gracious Me! It's Meera Syal!

The television adaptation of writer-actress Meera Syal's novel Life Isn't All Ha Ha, Hee Hee will be screened in May. Syal, who has Indian parents and was awarded an MBE in 1997, will play a......

Want to know what happens to Harry Potter?

It's the question that haunting everyone. Who is the half blood prince in the sixth book of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince?While Rowling will maddeningly not reveal......

Another marathon milestone for centenarian Fauja Singh

Hundred-year-old Fauja Singh maintained his awe-inspiring record at the marathons after he became the first centenarian to complete the Toronto marathon on Sunday. Ironically, the event witnessed......

Excitement builds ahead of Youth Games

The Isle of Man is busy welcoming hundreds of the Commonwealth's most talented young athletes, officials and supporters to the island. During the week-long event 1000 athletes from 63 Commonwealth......
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Joseph Chacko
Q. Quiz: Which is the Longest Film Festival in the world?
Joseph Chacko:  A.  more

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Joseph Chacko
Q. Who is Rovan Atkinson? In which field He is famous?
Joseph Chacko:  A. Atkinson was born in the north of England in 1955. He went to very good schools and graduated with a Bachelors degree in electrical engineering....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-rovan-atkinson-in-which-field-he-is-famous/24340151/answers/15887588

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Q. Since when we have been beginning our new year on 1st January?
Hitler :  A. From British Period onlyIn countries which use the Gregorian calendar, New Year is celebrated on January 1, the date that is considered the most...... more

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joyesh chakraborty
Q. If Olympics are held for excellence in sports, why is Eddiburg Festivals are held ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Edinburgh Festival is a collective term for several simultaneous arts and cultural festivals which take place during August each year in Edinburgh,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-olympics-are-held-for-excellence-in-sports-why-is-eddibur/14945194/answers/10677414

vinayan joseph
Q. which is the longest festival?
Vinayan Joseph:  A. The Edinburgh International Film Festival in Scotland was established in 1947 and is the longest continually running film festival in the world more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-longest-festival/10672277/answers/8366539

  Web results for Edinburgh Festival
Scottish tourism excelled in 2014 riding international uptick in sector

Scotland has had fascinating year for tourism as international tourism hit a world record. AcrossScotland, hotel revenue was driven by outstanding... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/scottish-tourism-excelled-2014-riding-international-uptick-sector/
Sikhs in Scotland support food charity

Edinburgh, Dec 24 Sikhs in Scotland's Aberdeen city have teamed up with local oil and gas workers to provide food to the region's less fortunate.... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a516064.html
Christmas night markets across the globe

With the aroma of hot chocolate and spicy gingerbread in the air, loud chatter and laughter, bright stalls selling X'mas trees, buntings and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/home-garden/Christmas-night-markets-across-the-globe/articleshow/45575808.cms
Rubber boots reach new (heel) heights

I went to see the new Paddington movie, not to watch Hugh Bonneville from Downton Abbey playing Dad, nor to catch an evil Nicole Kidman being bad.... ...

http://www.vogue.in/suzy-menkes/rubber-boots-reach-new-heel-heights
Edinburgh Airport looking forward to Christmas period after a great 2014

Over 130,000 people are expected to travel through Scotland's busiest airport next week.A total of 130,409 passengers are expected to arrive and... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/edinburgh-airport-looking-forward-christmas-period-great-2014/

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