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Diplomatic bag found in French Alps handed over to India

A 46-year-old diplomatic bag, found on Mont Blanc in the French Alps last month, was handed over to India by France but the contents were not immediately known. The jute bag, stamped "Diplomatic......

These 10 stunts are for those who DARE!

Daredevil aerialist Nik Wallenda created history few nights ago when he successfully walked between skyscrapers on high wires suspended over 600 feet above Chicago without a harness or a safety net......

British Indian schoolgirl dies in ski fall

A 13-year-old Indian-origin girl from Britain has died in an accident on a school ski trip in the Italian Alps. Poonam Bhattal was with her schoolmates from Guru Nanak Sikh Academy in Hayes, west......

Diplomatic bag found after being buried for 46 years!

Creased but readable newspapers with headlines like Exchange of captured air crew today (between India and Pakistan) and government calenders are the contents of a jute "diplomatic bag" that was......

William-Kate wedding: The frenzy in PHOTOS

April 29 -- that's the date that people around the world are waiting for. The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be the biggest royal occasion in 30 years in Britain. Hectic......

PHOTOs: Chevrolet Beat LPG is here at Rs 410,000

General Motors India launched the LPG version of Chevrolet Beat compact car on Friday with the new locally developed, SMARTECH engine. The company is offering two versions of the LPG Beat the LS......

End to pesky calls, SMSes? Now wait till March 1

Mobile subscribers looking for respite from unsolicited marketing calls and SMSes will now have to wait for another month, as telecom regulator Trai has extended the date for implementation of......

Davos talks to focus on jobless growth

Over 2,500 global leaders, including 130 from India, are converging in Davos on the snow-covered Alps to discuss for the next five days the future of the world economy, concerns of growth not......

The secret behind SpiceJet's success

On one of the first flights that Sanjay Aggarwal took on SpiceJet, the low-cost airline he heads, he was given a sandwich packed in a flimsy box. Soon, he found that his lap was full of crumbs from......

Simple ideas = BIG innovations?

All innovation begins with inclusion. It is only when we take an inclusive view of things that the mind leaps forth with ideas that nest neither in the present nor the past.Inclusion is about......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

Om Puri's wonderful journey!

Om Puri, notes Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com, has given one of the most endearing performances of his career in producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallström's new film,......

Want to be a scriptwriter? Here's how!

If you want to become a Bollywood scriptwriter but don't know how to become one, I Am director Onir offers a great solution: Just write a good script, mail it to us, and if you're one of......

Actors we'd like to see in these Hollywood remakes

Throughout the history of the Hindi film industry, filmmakers have unashamedly borrowed plots, screenplay, music, and even posters from the west. While some agree to the plagiarism, some insolently......

Meet the Oscar winners

Here's a closer look at the major winners of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan) Natalie was clearly a favourite at the ceremony, having swept all the major......

Down memory lane: The best and worst of Michael Schumacher

Formula One icon Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing in the French Alps on Sunday morning. Rediff.com jogs down the memory lane and presents some of the highlights and......

French team leaves Alps with World Cup in sight

A week in the scenic French Alps seems to have done wonders for France who now have a healthy Williams Gallas and a vastly improved mood in the camp. France left their picturesque base on Tuesday......

Domenech hints at tactical changes at World Cup

The 400 or so France fans who watched their team train at their French Alps camp on a gorgeous day on Monday might have witnessed a small revolution.Coach Raymond Domenech, preparing the team for......

'Schumacher is having difficulty with speech, memory'

Indian sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture of Michael Schumacher to wish him a speedy recovery at Puri. Photograph: Reuters Former Formula One driver Philippe Streiff has......

Schumacher's website re-launched as family thanks fans for support

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher's family has said that they are "speechless" at the love and support that the grievously injured racer has received from fans worldwide. While re-launching his......

  People speak for french alps

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Q. Which is the only film documentary ever made about Carthusian monks?
:  A. Into Great Silence (Die Groe Stille) is a documentary film directed by Philip Grning that was first released in 2005. It is an intimate portrayal...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-only-film-documentary-ever-made-about-carthusia//answers/16878967

Mona Bernard
Q. how does it feel to be loved ??
Mona Bernard:  A. swati, believe me, it feels right on top of the world. No goal, howsoever exalted and unreachable it may appear to the eyes of an ordinary person,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-does-it-feel-to-be-loved-/16878846/answers/15979957

swati Mittal
Q. What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Swati Mittal:  A. The highest mountain in the Alps is Mont Blanc, at 4,808 metres (15,774 ft), on the ItalianFrench border more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-highest-mountain-in-the-alps/15979388/answers/15261839

Jack Johnson
Q. \"He came.....we saw.....he conquered...\" whom would you like to say these words for?\The person can be anybody....a celebrity, a politician, a sportsperson....or someone known to you.....who is not so known to the world, but you owe something to the person.
Jack Johnson:  A. Alankrita, for this question, right now I have before me just one and only name who is a perfect candidate to see himself fit into the category you...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/quothe-came.....we-saw.....he-conquered...quot-whom-would-yo/15261827/answers/14916983

Alankrita Basu
Q. The highest mountain in the Alps is ....... ............, at 4,808 metres ?
Alankrita Basu:  A. Mont Blanc, at 4808 metres (15774 ft), on the ItalianFrench border.Source: Wikipedia more

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  Web results for French Alps
No date for Michael Schumacher's recovery

Schumacher suffered severe head injuries while ski-ing with his family last December in the French Alps, leaving him in a coma for six months. But... ...

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Ferrari sign Vettel, underline world title aims

Ferrari's announcement came minutes after confirmation of Fernando Alonso's departure from the team after a five-year spell in which the Spaniard... ...

http://post.jagran.com/ferrari-sign-vettel-underline-world-title-aims-1416504122
'Wheelchair-Bound Michael Schumacher Paralysed and Speechless'

Michael Schumacher suffered a ski accident in the French Alps Dec 29 last year, which left him brain damaged and fighting for his life. ...

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NdtvNews-TopStories/~3/bDXFlcPBqHk/story01.htm
Alstom delivers the first RĂ©giolis to the Pays de la Loire region

Alstom delivered its first RĂ©giolis next-generation regional train to the Pays de la Loire region on 18 November in the presence of Jacques... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/alstom-delivers-first-regiolis-pays-de-la-loire-region/
Eurostar unveils its new e320 train

In the last two decades Eurostar has revolutionised cross-channel travel, providing a swift, seamless link between the UK and mainland Europe. With... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/eurostar-celebrates-20th-anniversary-unveiling-new-e320-train-2/

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