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Rosa Parks, power of resistance and the Delhi bus rape

The protests in India have focused mainly on the issue of rape. But these could as well extend to the arena of public transport because the girl's rape and death are directly related to the......

When our government isn't ours anymore

In Delhi this December, we understood how many others from Kashmir to Koodankulam have long felt, says Shivam Vij The girl wasn't aware that the Udyog Bhavan Metro station in central Delhi had......

Sri Lanka evacuates northern coast before cyclone hits

Sri Lanka is evacuating people from its northern coast as a cyclone threatened to hit the region. The meteorological department said that a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal was developing into......

Charges false, an attempt to arrest me: Fonseka

Defeated joint opposition candidate Gen Sarath Fonseka rejected the Sri Lankan government's allegations on Thursday that he had attempted to assassinate President Mahinda Rajapakasa, terming it as......

'Fonseka tried to assassinate Rajapaksa'

The Sri Lankan government hit back at defeated opposition candidate General Sarath Fonseka on Thursday alleging that he had attempted to "assassinate" President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family. A......

Is India heading for another economic crisis?

The government thinks that it can buy peace with its own people, not by providing an environment for growth, but by bribing them into silence, writes M R Venkatesh. The confluence of two......

Forget IPL. Wanted, a JPC to probe tax havens!

Nothing could trivialise the sanctity of Parliament than a JPC on the IPL. We need a JPC to cover the tax havens and its impact on the Indian economy, says M R Venkatesh. The tagline could not have......

The businessman behind the Mumbai sea link

Ajit Gulabchand is not fond of the arclights, but he shed his reluctance for once - just like a proud father would do in the company of his famous child. So Gulabchand was happily posing for the......

How to make a claim for insurance

Claiming insurance compensation can sometimes claim your peace of mind. The territory is agog with complaints like that of Mumbai-based jeweller Rohit Bajaj, 36. His insurer did not pay him to get......

How Keki Gharda stunned the MNC giants

Once upon a time he used to bite pens. Now he fidgets with a knife in a cramped office lined up to the ceiling with books that range from Game Theory to the history of the Roman Empire to polymer......

Mr & Mrs Smith bring the house down

Jane Smith is peeved, and it's understandable. She's knee-deep in household debris, her house is under siege by heavily armed bounty hunters. And she has finally learnt the terrible truth about her......

Test reveals Ajmal's elbow extension beyond 40 degrees

Saeed Ajmal in action. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal failed his biomechanics test in Brisbane because his average elbow extension was more than double the 15......

Milestones to Test match #2000

As India and England prepare to square off in the first Test of the four-match series at Lord's, Rajneesh Gupta presents the many landmarks on the road to the 2000th match of cricket's longest......

Murali bids farewell to international cricket

One of the finest spinners of all-time, Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan bowed out of international cricket as the highest wicket-taker in both Tests and ODIs though he failed to make an impact in......

Images: Tendulkar, Raina rally India

Sachin Tendulkar notched his 48th Test century to lead a spirited fightback as India recovered from three quick jolts on Day 3 to keep themselves afloat in the second Test against Sri Lanka on......

Images: Murali's feat sets up Sri Lanka win

Muttiah Muralitharan walked in to the field for one last time as India started the day 181 for five, still requiring 63 runs to avoid the humiliation of an innings defeat, on day five of the......

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Q. What r the best places for a sight seeing trip to Srilanka? is it safe to go there now?
:  A. very safe... infact its a heaven, colombo boast more shopping and laid back places, galle road is one. Galle is must visit. Then Visit kandy......... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-r-the-best-places-for-a-sight-seeing-trip-to-srilanka-i//answers/14953664

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Q. Do we have a good number of thinking people on this forum? If yes then why mediocre questions get excessive number of answers. And really intelligent and thought provoking submissions remain un-answered or get two or three answers at the most ????
Suresh :  A. I know Nisha its quite galling at times... But everbody loves to take the road already taken. We tend to get lured by easy & simple situatins to...... more

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Half-foot-long worm found inside patient

Omkar Khandekar Doctors at Saifee Hospital, while operating on a 30-year-old woman with unexplained body aches, were stunned to find a live worm... ...

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a notable departure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not capable of flying under the radar. Even though the storied hall in which the United Nations General Assembly... ...

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Saeed Ajmal's case highlights ICC's new tough avatar

First cricketer that comes to mind when we talk about chucking is the legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who remained in news... ...

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Mr Xi's Big Lie

A couple of years ago, a satire of People magazine's annual Sexiest Man Alive issue was splashed by China's leading newspaper, People's Daily. Any... ...

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Don't pop that calcium pill, it's useless

Doctors say dietary intake is best, especially for youngsters whose body calcium peaks between 25 and 35 years; excess dosage risk complications... ...

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