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'Young Turk' freedom fighter Mohan Dharia is no more

Senior freedom fighter, social worker and former Union minister Dr Mohan Dharia passed away in Pune on Monday morning. He was 88. Dharia was a close associate of former Prime Minister Chandra......

MUST SEE: Uddhav Thackeray's pics of Maharashtra forts

Days after we introduced you to the other side of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray's, now its time to feast your eyes on photographs clicked by his cousin and Shiv Sena president......

Why Coast Guard's new HQ in Lakshadweep matters

India's coastal security apparatus around Lakshadweep chain of islands will receive a boost when a new Coast Guard (CG) headquarters and a station will start functioning at Kavaratti and Minicoy......

REWIND: The BEST images in the last 48 hours

We bring you the best photographs in the last 48 hours from around the world. Members of the pre-swimmers synchronised team perform before the start of the team's free routine competition......

Dr Singh, Chinese PM discuss border row, JK visas

Emphasising the importance of friendly ties between India and China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao on Friday that the two countries need to be sensitive to......

Toy train travails: N Bengal pins hopes on Didi

"I will turn Darjeeling into Switzerland." This was one promise which railways minister Mamata Banerjee had made to the people of Darjeeling before the last Lok Sabha elections. "Amid various......

Meet the key people behind the Budget

It's that time of the year when Indians wait anxiously for the General Budget and the finance minister has to do a delicate balancing act. And although the Budget over a period of time has been......

Samuthirakani on remaking Nadodigal in Telugu

Samuthirakani shot to fame as a director with his Tamil film Nadodigal, an acclaimed hit even though it was his first directorial venture Unnai Saranadaithen that won him the Tamil Nadu......

'This award is special as it's my first Best Actor award'

Prakash Raj is arguably one of the most talented actors of the Indian film industry, having won many prestigious awards like the Best Supporting Actor award at the national......

'Jewellery in Rani Padmini's wedding scene is worth Rs 1 crore'

Tonight's episode of Chittod Ki Rani Padmini Ka Johur will show the beautiful queen Rani Padmini's wedding ceremony. Tejaswini Lonari, who plays the title character, looks splendid in her bridal......

Cannes' Movers & Shakers

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds got a rousing welcome at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. Cheering for the film was Sharon Stone, who looked svelte in a sexy black number with......

When supermodels rocked!

So there's a worldwide recession? Apparently, America's uber-elite glitterati crowd hasn't noticed yet. On Monday night, in New York City, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume......

Top teams jostle for glory in wide open World Cup

After 42 matches, including a tie, the wheat has been separated from the chaff and the organisers are already hailing what they claim is "potentially the greatest World Cup ever." There were......

London Olympics is my biggest goal, says Sharapova

Former world number one Maria Sharapova, who is still looking to rediscover her best form after shoulder surgery, is excited at the prospect of competing at next year's London Olympics. "The......

Winning tournaments is priority for world No 2 Saina

Having risen swiftly to the No 2 ranking in world badminton, Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal is confident of ascending to the summit soon. "I am very happy to achieve the world number two so......

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truth exposed
Q. where is the Janjira fort ?
Truth Exposed:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-janjira-fort-/26445614/answers/

Kaundanya
Q. Born as Vishwanath P , in Murud-Janjira in Raigad District, Maharashtra, is known better as---- ----- ??
Kaundanya:  A. Murud-Janjira Fort is situated on an oval-shaped rock off the Arabian Sea coast near the port town of Murud, 165 km south of Mumbai. The word...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/born-as-vishwanath-p--in-murud-janjira-in-raigad-district-ma/26205982/answers/26445626

Resorts Mumbai
Q. Raigad Fort, Amba River, Pali Ganesh Mandir, Murud Janjira Fort, Kansai Waterfalls, Usarvardhane Waterfalls, Bhira Dam, Alibaug Beaches of Kihim and Mandwa, Nandgaon and Kashid Beaches, Birla Temple, Torana Fort, Lingana Fort, Nijampur Fort, Birwadi and Mangad Raigad trekking points. All the above sight-seeing places are located at comfortable driving distance from Kamath Residency Resorts at Nagothane.Nagothane is located in close proximity to New Panvel.More info: http://www.kamathresidency.com
Resorts Mumbai:  A. i think he is better known as peshw balaji vishwanath more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/raigad-fort-amba-river-pali-ganesh-mandir-murud-janjira-fort/25897598/answers/26205998

Resorts Mumbai
Q. Have you ever fulfilled any of your your long cherished desire? Can you share how ?
Resorts Mumbai:  A. Although i have roamed most of the country since childhood but i had never been to a beach till last year,I always had this wish to go to a beach...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-ever-fulfilled-any-of-your-your-long-cherished-desi/25897598/answers/16992325

subhash
Q. which all places in India have u visited as a tourist?
Subhash:  A. Khandala, Lonavala, Pune, Nashik, Matheran, Mahabaleshwar, Murud Janjira, Ambolie & Coastal Konkan, Goa, Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty, Mount Abu,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-all-places-in-india-have-u-visited-as-a-tourist/16992149/answers/6125221

  Web results for Janjira
Shared stories

Commerce further increased with spread of Islam, as did demand for free and enslaved soldiers and administrators. By Sylviane A. Diouf There... ...

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A passage to India

In 1606, Mughal emperor Jahangir commissioned a portrait. Obsessed with an implacable foe, who was bitterly opposed to the Mughal invasion, the... ...

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Shades of Africa in India's social fabric

Astonishing as it may sound but East Africans were once a part of India. Though slavery is what comes to mind, given the ancient social milieu, it... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/436155/shades-africa-india039s-social-fabric.html
This time for Africans

| Shrabasti Mallik Sylvian A Diouf, curator of the exhibition, Africans in India: A Rediscovery, talks to Shrabasti Mallik about the life and... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/vivacity/this-time-for-africans.html
How Africans shaped India's history

Behind the high walls of a lost fortress in what is today south Delhi blossomed the love story of Delhi's first woman ruler and her Abyssinian... ...

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