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The lasting image of Nelson Mandela is his smiling visage

For the anti-apartheid icon, all life and struggle were occasions to be relished with joy, says Shreekant Sambrani In her Nobel lecture last year (delayed two decades because of her incarceration)......

Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa; Cameron gives ultimatum

Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam haunted Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime......

IN PIX: Famous paintings that cost a fortune

Irish-born British figurative painter Francis Bacon's painting ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. The three-panelled painting on......

'I used to play the guitar but I now I only play the fool'

Your constituency has only two kinds of people: the rich and the richer. So, politically, what do you have to offer to those who have everything?" I ask Milind Deora, member of Parliament from......

Ireland votes to allow 'life-saving' abortion

Irish lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favour of a groundbreaking law that will allow abortion in limited cases in the predominantly Catholic country, following an outcry over the death......

UK, Ireland offer joint visa to Indian, Chinese tourists

Indian and Chinese tourists will soon be able to travel to the UK and Ireland on a single visa under a ‘ground-breaking’ scheme jointly announced by both countries to boost tourism.......

Apple shifted $8.9 bn of untaxed profits to Ireland

Apple reportedly shifted billions of its untaxed profits earned in Australia to tax havens in Ireland in the last decade, an investigation report has revealed. Probe by The Australian Financial......

Wockhardt's Shendra unit set for key US test

The Food and Drugs Administration, US regulator, is likely to visit Wockhardt's factory in Shendra (Aurangabad district of Maharashtra) for an inspection this month, it is learnt. If the company......

Indians in US seek speedy green card approvals

Five years after the largely attended rally in Washington, DC, tech people associated with 'Immigration Voice' are scheduled to gather in the heart of Silicon Valley on September 8 to voice their......

Vodafone judgement has set a precedent

The Vodafone judgement delivered by the Supreme Court in January, 2012, has set the cat amongst the pigeons.At a macro level it has the calculated effect of implicitly legitimising tax havens,......

Review: Leonardo DiCaprio excels in Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street has its moments but it is director Martin Scorsese’s weakest attempt at film-making, says Aseem Chhabra. If I was 20-something and Leonardo DiCaprio (I......

Frontal nudity, uncensored, at Toronto film festival

Shame, one of the most discussed films at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it shocked many by its frontal nudity and several explicit sex scenes, is never really erotic. And it would......

'Virat Kohli is a genius with the willow in hand'

Excited about his county team's practice match against a star-studded Indian team, Leicestershire's Irish import Niall O'Brien says Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men can destroy, dazzle and intrigue......

Sports Shorts: Vishy Anand finishes joint fifth at World Blitz

India's Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a joint fifth finish even as reigning World champion Magnus Carlsen scripted history by winning the World Blitz Championship that concluded in......

Roy Keane teams up with author Roddy Doyle for memoir

Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle, creator of some of Ireland's most renowned characters, will tackle one the country's best known when he teams up with Roy Keane to write the former......

Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, the first British winner of the men's title for 77 years, was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday. The 26-year-old Scot, who was not at the awards......

Woods six back as Casey shares lead in Turkey

Former World No 3 Paul Casey was among a trio of players sharing the lead and Tiger Woods trailed six shots off the pace when darkness fell in the rain-hit Turkish Airlines Open first round on......

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Q. Irish Doctors in the Galway University hospital refused to abort Indian national Savita Halappanavar, her foetus on grounds that "this is a Catholic country". in spite of her repeated S.O.S submission that she was neither Irish nor catholic. Your take please. A dead foetus was more important than a young mother's life.
Soumyen Sarkar:  A.  more

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RukhsanaSiddiqui
Q. when did iron lady Indira Gandhi die and how ?
RukhsanaSiddiqui:  A. have you heard the live discussion with Arnab on TIMES(15&16th Of this month), Even though most of the panelist were condemning the attitude of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-did-iron-lady-indira-gandhi-die-and-how-/22588745/answers/24479678

hitler
Q. what is the specialty of 04-03?
Hitler:  A. 31 October 1984 (aged 66) New Delhi, India.pumped sixteen bullets by her security people. On 31 October 1984, two of Gandhi's Sikh bodyguards,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-specialty-of-04-03/22202945/answers/22588759

hitler
Q. How the word BOYCOTT came into practice?
Hitler:  A. Captain Charles Cunningham Boycott was an Englishman working in Ireland. In the 1870s he was farming at Loughmask in County Mayo and serving as a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-the-word-boycott-came-into-practice/22202945/answers/17240275

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For the last loophole, let there be light!

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Machiavellianism for BTC Cup

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McIlroy 'implodes' to fall back to level par on day two at Scottish Open

London, July 12 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy struggled on the second day as he followed his course-record 64 with a 78 to fall back to... ...

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Cook your heart out

You don’t have to pay fancy money to learn to be mindful. Cooking is nothing short of a meditative activity, and a delightful and delicious... ...

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