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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......

'Strict decisions have to be made for the good of the poor'

'You cannot judge a government within a month. Give us five years' time.' 'At times, strict economic decisions have to be made for the good of the poor in the long run.' Dharmendra Pradhan, one of......

All about Modi's PMO

Who are the men the prime minister relies on to execute his impressive agenda? Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com finds out. As expected, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has selected his office staff on the......

Modi visit to Bhutan to display 'special token of friendship'

Three weeks after taking over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Bhutan on Sunday on his first foreign visit to demonstrate the "special token of friendship" for the country. The fact......

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......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

IndiGo approaches investment board in run-up to IPO

IndiGo’s holding company InterGlobe Aviation, which has reportedly been in talks with bankers for an initial public offering this financial year, has approached the Foreign Investment......

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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
WTO shadow hangs over Kerry-Swaraj dialogue

NEW DELHI: The WTO cliffhanger in Geneva on trade facilitation talks overshadowed the India-US strategic dialogue here on Thursday, though the US... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/WTO-shadow-hangs-over-Kerry-Swaraj-dialogue/articleshow/39379638.cms
Expert clueless about HPCL blast cause

British expert Ian Thorpe who is probing into the HPCL blast that claimed 17 lives is also not able to immediately put his finger on what caused... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/expert-clueless-about-hpcl-blast-cause/article5078940.ece?ref=relatedNews
John Kerry sees room for compromise with India as deadline nears

John Kerry (left), accompanied by commerce secretary Penny Pritzker (centre), met Arun Jaitley (right) as part of a strategic dialogue that has... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/LoSqmUCYPzHVLtLK9GCgUM/John-Kerry-in-India-pushes-for-WTO-deal-before-midnight-dead.html
Philippines to Ferry Workers From Libya After Beheading And Rape

Agence France-Presse Libyan men loyal to rogue general Khalifa Haftar take position during clashes against Islamists in the eastern Libyan... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/philippines-to-ferry-workers-from-libya-after-beheading-and-rape-568752
Some Policy Recommendations for Modi Government

Undoubtedly, Saudi Arabia is a significant player in the Gulf region and beyond. Riyadh enjoys some inherent prerogatives such as the birthplace of... ...

http://frontierindia.net/saudi-arabia-deserves-special-attention-some-policy-recommendations-for-modi-government

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