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Stranded in Europe: 'It looks like a rather long wait'

The shrinking ash plume from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano has raised the hopes of thousands of stranded passengers. However, even though the air lockdown over Europe may have eased, the chaos......

The beauty of a lightning strike

That flash of light in the sky followed by thunder can be both mesmerising and scary. Rediff.com presents some amazing pictures of lightning captured by ace lensmen. Lightning bolts strike......

In PHOTOS: Ash cloud back to haunt UK airspace

A plume of ash from an erupting Icelandic volcano headed for Britain on Tuesday, forcing flight cancellations and a change in United States President Barack Obama's travel plans. The eruption of......

STRIKING: More award winning pictures of 2011

We bring you some more of the Reuters' award-winning pictures from last year. Image: 2nd Place, Science. Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland.......

Super-dog helped kill Osama bin Laden

The elite unit of US Navy SEALs, which killed Osama bin Laden inside Pakistan, had a specially-trained explosives-sniffing dog for the surgical strike.The commandos, numbering 79, brought along the......

A flying robot may soon replace CCTV camera

The CCTV camera will soon be a thing of the past, as scientists have developed a new flying robot equipped with the world's most advanced intelligence systems which could help spy on and track down......

Premji on how corruption in India could be ended

Infotech czar Azim Premji on Thursday expressed concern over various scandals that have surfaced in the country during the last one year and said good leadership in politics, bureaucracy, business......

Corruption booms in India as we depend on 'fixers'

The veil over the 2G spectrum scam seems to be slowly lifting. As it reveals its ugly face, the country becomes more and more involved in speculating on the name of the next character that will......

World's largest value creators; Reliance 2nd

Reliance Industries has been ranked second in the list of world's 10 biggest 'sustainable value creators' - companies that have been successful in creating the most shareholder value over the last......

Volcanic ash causes havoc again; flights cancelled

Ash clouds from a new surge in Icelandic volcanoes caused fresh travel chaos in major European air routes shutting down key airports with Air India cancelling its Heathrow bound flights from Delhi......

From sexy Mallika to rocking Salman

You just can't keep Mallika Sherawat down. She will always find her way into the spotlight, be it a dinner at the White House or a scorching item number in Bollywood. And, in Shalu ke......

Govinda: Could not cash in on Partner's success

Govinda returns to the marquee with a new film Naughty@40 and it looks like he's had a great time shooting for it. Directed by Jagmohan Mundra, the film also stars Yuvika Choudhury. The actor......

Will David Fincher win Oscar for Best Director?

It's that time of the year when we folk who write on film throw our hats into the soothsaying ring and decide to declare who will win -- and who should win -- the upcoming Oscar race. This year, I......

Are you up for this Oscar quiz?

With just days to go before the Academy Awards, here's a fun way to test your Oscar Q. 1. A R Rahman was not the first Indian to win an Oscar. Who was the first? a. Mira Nair b. Bhanu......

Beauty tips from Shilpa, Soha

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Shilpa Shetty and Soha Ali Khan pose for shutterbugs at an Oil of Olay event in...

Zaheer's opening spells in WC finals, a study in contrast

Eight years ago he faltered at the biggest stage in cricket, the World Cup summit clash against Australia in Johannesburg, but on Saturday Indian pace spearhead Zaheer Khan truly exorcised that......

Smith hopes to capitalize on England's lack of confidence

Two constants that have plagued South African cricket in the past have been ill-luck and predictable bowling. - Ireland gave us a good wake-up call: Trott There was a time when South Africa would......

Vishy Anand making all the right moves

If Viswanathan Anand topples Veselin Topalov, then it will be an against-the-odds victory for the maestro. When Anand isn't working his way through obscure opening variations, he is often found......

Images: Bangladesh vs India, 1st Test, Day 1, Chittagong

Paceman Shahadat Hossain and left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took four wickets each as Bangladesh left India struggling on 213-8 before bad light brought an early end to the opening day of the......

Something old, something new in women's semis

Something old and something new distinguish the women's semi-finals at the US Open on Friday when young and seasoned rivalries will determine combatants for the singles crown. Champion Serena......

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Q. What are the after effects of Iceland volcano emissions ?
:  A. Watching the enormous plumes of dust and ash rising from Eyjafjallajokull, it is hard to imagine that this almost week-long eruption would not have...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-after-effects-of-iceland-volcano-emissions-//answers/16957990

Ram Raj
Q. What is Eyjfjallajokull volcano that has created havoc around the globe? And how it has affected the air services ?
Ram Raj:  A. This weired pronouncing volcano stopped almost all air traffic in Europe. Its ash covered almost whole Europe creating a nightmare for air...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-eyjfjallajokull-volcano-that-has-created-havoc-aroun/16957980/answers/16969751

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LONDON: Scientists have for the first time confirmed that ash clouds can travel across the Atlantic Ocean. They also warned that an ash cloud... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Ash-clouds-can-travel-across-Atlantic-Ocean-Scientists/articleshow/45215834.cms
Going wild in Iceland

By: Vahishta Mistry The best way to explore the country is to rent a car and drive. Until recently, the most impulsive decisions I had ever made... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/others/leisure/Break-Away-Going-wild-in-Iceland/articleshow/45082755.cms

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