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US cancels tsunami alert after Vanuatu quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit South Pacific Island Republic of Vanuatu at 4:14 am local time (22:44 IST) on Friday, which sparked United States to issue a tsunami......

'India key to peace in Sri Lanka'

India's role in the peace process in the Sri Lanka was 'indipensable' for resolving the ethnic strife in the Island republic, its former Constitutional Affairs Minister Prof G L Peiris said on......

10 new countries in just over 2 decades!

In a historic vote, Scotland on Friday rejected independence from the United Kingdom.   But if the YES votes overtook the nays, it would put an end to a 307-year-union.  Rediff.com......

US tests critical missile defence system

The United States for the first time has successfully tested a ground-based missile defence system which intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean. The $40 billion......

BJP ally Vaiko to hold protest against Lanka president in Delhi

Opposing invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for Narendra Modi's swearing-in as the prime minister, Bharatiya Janata Party ally Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Saturday......

10 nations where people survive on less than $1.25 a day

A young girl with her mother attend a religious mass. Photograph: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images About one-third of the world’s 'extremely poor' people live in India, according to......

Why big infra projects get delayed in India

If there is one area in India that badly needs some, it is the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects, says Barun Roy. Image: Godavari Rail Bridge. Photograph: Courtesy,......

Singapore's pride: 'Skyrise' gardens that save energy, water

Vertical gardens are a cornerstone of the state's development plan and can be a game-changer in its quest for greater sustainability, says Barun Roy. Where there's a will, there's always a way, and......

Bharti, Voda: Rivals here, friends there

In India, they fight with each other for each mobile subscriber. But in the British Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, Airtel and Vodafone are having a cosy affair. The Bharti group, which......

Seychelles seeks stronger biz ties with India

Seychelles, an African country located in the mid-western part of the Indian Ocean, has sought greater business cooperation with India, especially in the field of energy and technology.In these......

Lindsay Lohan's sexy white dress is a hit!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Lindsay Lohan's sexy, all-white, form-fitting, mid-thigh dress, which she wore to court, has been selling like hot......

Can these serious directors make you LOL?

As a director, it's easy to get complacent and get used to certain genre. Nothing succeeds like success, which is why directors become known for a certain kind of cinema. However, the best......

What links Acid Factory to Sholay

As you know, a typical Bollywood flick has it all -- songs, dances, fights and most of the times, happy endings as well.  Lately we have seen a rise in......

Sports Shorts: Kaymer wins Grand Slam title in playoff over Watson

Martin Kaymer of Germany, left, shakes hands with Bubba Watson of the United States after Kaymer won the first playoff hole during the final day of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf......

Spain won't renew Corretja's Davis Cup contract

The Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Thursday it had decided not to extend the contract of Davis Cup captain Alex Corretja when it expires at the end of this year but has yet to name a......

African Cup: Ghana, Mali progress in contrasting styles

Ghana and Mali took contrasting routes to join Ivory Coast, South Africa and Cape VerdeIslands in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals on Monday. Whereas Ghana, who clinched first place in Group......

Chess Olympiad: Indian team on a roll

Grandmasters P Harikrihsna and Abhijeet Gupta played in copy book style to give Indian men their third victory in a row in the 40th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. Harikrishna defeated former world......

WC qualifier: Messi stars as Argentina rally to win over Columbia

Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez, club mates at Barcelona, sparkled as Argentina and Chile put behind them a weekend to forget with victories in the South American 2014 World Cup qualifiers on......

  People speak for island republic

  • QNA
HARIJIBAN BANERJEE
Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE GREAT BRITAIN ?
HARIJIBAN BANERJEE:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-the-united-kingdom-and-the-gr/25313311/answers/

HARI singh Nalwa
Q. What do you know about Ireland!!! Their Culture, Tradition, Environment, Weather ETC?????
HARI Singh Nalwa:  A. The United Kingdom is a country that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In fact, the official name of the country is "United...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-know-about-ireland-their-culture-tradition-envir/25249628/answers/25313357

vivek mahajan
Q. capital of the cuba
Vivek Mahajan:  A. Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/capital-of-the-cuba/25126204/answers/25249640

vijay shukla
Q. What does cayo levantando mean?
Vijay Shukla:  A. Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, as well as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-cayo-levantando-mean/24959107/answers/25126229

  Web results for Island Republic
Crystal Celebrates 21 Years As "Conde Nast Traveler" Readers' No. 1 Cruise Line

From the Wires 2014 Score is Highest of All Small, Midsize, and Large-Ship Cruise Lines Oct. 21, 2014 03:16 PM LOS ANGELES , Oct. 21,... ...

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Dominican Republic joins entry ban for Ebola-affected countries

By By | Reuters 7 minutes ago SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - The Dominican Republic joined other countries in banning entry to foreigners who have... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/dominican-republic-bans-entry-visitors-ebola-affected-countries-183508086.html
Beauty.com Debuts Tess Giberson's Winter Forest Bag This Holiday Season

From the Wires Complimentary with Beauty.com purchases of $125 or more, the designer bag is available only while supplies last* Oct. 21, 2014... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3214324
NORMS FOR DEFENCE SECTOR COMPANIES EASED

New Delhi: The government on Monday allowed private companies in the defence sector to sell equipment to state-run entities without prior approval... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/defence/norms-for-defence-sector-companies-eased/
Cross-border migration to Thailand

Mihir Bhonsale 17 October 2014 Analysis The issue of migrant workers was one of the important topics for discussion when the Thai Prime... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=73731&mmacmaid=73732&volumeno=VII&issueno=42

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