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Lashkar-e-Tayiba: A history of terrorism

Pakistani media and some foreign news agencies, including the Associated Press, reported on December 8, that helicopter-borne ;Pakistani security forces raided a camp of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba......

Lankan situation is of serious concern: Dr Singh

As Tamil members of Parliament mounted pressure on the Centre over the incidents in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the situation in the island nation is a cause for......

'India, China need breakthrough in economic, border issues'

'India and China have to make concrete progress with regard to the border issue, addressing the trade deficit, and facilitating people-to-people interactions. This has to happen in the next two,......

Xi's India visit: Can Modi play his cards well?

President Xi Jinping's visit may put relations between India and China on a new trajectory, says Shyam Saran An image depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on the joker card of a set of......

PMO in overdrive as Modi's ministers hit pause button

Ministers in the Narendra Modi government have been busy making presentations on their 100 days of work. But what these presentations do not mention is that decisions by ministers have......

Air Kerala: State to press Centre for rules relaxation

Keen on floating a state-sponsored air service, Congress-led UDF government has asked the Centre to waive certain regulatory norms to start its proposed low-cost airline 'Air Kerala', mainly to......

Snafu over FDI policy in telecom

The government guidelines that enhanced foreign direct investment in telecom services from 49 per cent to 74 per cent (Press Note 5 of November 3, 2005) are proposed to be "suspended" indefinitely.......

Local firms to lose veto in new foreign ventures

The Centre may provide a sunset clause for Press Note 18, which requires a foreign company to be cleared by its local partner to form another joint venture or a 100 per cent subsidiary in......

Real estate revival may begin this festive season

The seasons in 2012 and 2013 went by with hardly any property launches, mainly due to an economic slowdown and a need to clear the backlog This could be the beginning of a revival in the real......

Centre asks Odisha to review Posco case

The Union mines ministry has asked the Odisha government to review its recommendation for grant of prospecting licence (PL) over Khandadhar iron ore mines in favour of Posco, seeking more......

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afsa kausar
Q. Will Rahul be able to swap his much vaunted grassroots level rejuvenation vision for a bit of medium term political pragmatism and the ability to manage crises on an almost daily basis?
Afsa Kausar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-rahul-be-able-to-swap-his-much-vaunted-grassroots-level/21156915/answers/

afsa kausar
Q. should manmohan singh become PM again?
Afsa Kausar:  A. yes.Lets see the Resume of this person:-RESUMEEDUCATION /Qualification:Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, Panjab University, Chandigarh,1952;...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-manmohan-singh-become-pm-again/21156915/answers/20156299

Rishab
Q. Mr. Reddy has quoted that the Naxals and Maoist will be wiped out in 3-7 years!How well prepared is our Security Forces to tackle this menace, when they are still ill-prepared to tackle any Terrorist strike in our country inspite of setting up of Anti-Terror Cells in various metros?
Rishab:  A. I think, we can not equate the Pak sponsored terrorist outfits unleashing a terrorist attack in the most unexpected moment at the least expected...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mr.-reddy-has-quoted-that-the-naxals-and-maoist-will-be-wipe/20156258/answers/17433770

sumita bhadrachaudhari
Q. What do you know about Vypeen (or Vypin) Island in Kerala?
Sumita Bhadrachaudhari:  A. Vypin Island was formed after the great floods of 1341. The Island is 25 Kilometer long and has an average width of 2 kilometers. Pallipuram...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-know-about-vypeen-or-vypin-island-in-kerala/17433392/answers/16453783

Francisco
Q. There is shortage of electric power in our country and governments at the centre took no action to bridge the gap between supply and demand.Congress government wasted 3 years in issues like reservations and their achievements are big zero.Puppet prime minister and finance minister whose policies are anti common man are of no use to the nation irrespective of they are honest.What to do with their individual honesty when the corruption is so rampant in the country.If they are honest,what they have done to check corruption.please suggest ways to remove power shortage and eradicate corruption
Francisco:  A. Increased education, obsessive regard for "honor" and personal integrity, transparent system of E-governance will go a long way to reduce...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-is-shortage-of-electric-power-in-our-country-and--gove/16453755/answers/1965535

  Web results for Foreign Press Centre
Obama urges Arab nations to combat Islamic State, says 'It's not America's fight alone'

Washington: Speaking for the first time after the air strikes were carried out in Syria by United States, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/obama-urges-arab-nations-to-combat-islamic-state-says-its-not-americas-fight-alone_1474716.html
PM to launch mega food park in Karnataka and 17 more on the way

In an effort to implement the farm-to-fork model through modern retail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a mega food park in Tumkur,... ...

http://www.agronfoodprocessing.com/food-processing-news/pm-to-launch-mega-food-park-in-karnataka-and-17-more-on-the-way/
"Smart cities" before Budget

Press Trust of India Mumbai, 22 September The Centre will start identifying urban areas which can be transformed into smart cities, before... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/78342--smart-cities-before-budget.html
Disruption is needed after disasters

A natural disaster is a lesson in philosophy, in a way. It offers new insights on life and living. The Gujarat earthquake of 2001 was one such. So... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/disruption-is-needed-after-disasters/article6435305.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 12

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

http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/sair/Archives/sair13/13_12.htm

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