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Meet India's first couple at the United Nations

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon recently announced the appointment of Lakshmi Puri as the Assistant Secretary-General for Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships at the......

Rains, floods unleash fury on Andhra, Odisha; 48 killed

Incessant rains and floods have claimed as many as 45 lives in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, with hundreds of villages submerged in nearly 30 districts and road and rail links disrupted in the......

Carving communal constituencies: Countdown to 2014

Saeed Naqvi writes about the deteriorating communal situation in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.While we have been tenderly performing the final rites in Mumbai of our full blown fascist and riveted on......

Preet Bharara is India Abroad Person of the Year 2011

The India Abroad Person of the Year 2011 Awards in New York celebrates incredible Indian- American achievements. Preet Bharara made history when he became the first Indian-American US Attorney of......

Ranju Batra sworn in as AIA-New York president

Community activist Ranju Batra was sworn in as president, Association of Indians in America, New York Chapter, at an event held at the Indian consulate. Indian Consul General Prabhu Dayal led the......

No immediate cut in lending rates: Bankers

Bankers on Tuesday ruled out any immediate reduction in lending rates, saying any step in that direction will be determined by the cost of funds. They, however, indicated that interest rates could......

80% land in India prone to catastrophes

This year has already seen three major global catastrophes - in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Yogesh Lohiya, Chairman and Managing Director, General Insurance Corporation, the only domestic......

No storage! Govt admits to rotting foodgrains

Amidst a warning that the country is sitting on a "grain bomb" due to prospects of record wheat output, the government on Thursday admitted to cases of foodgrains rotting and said enough storage......

The 6 most preferred Indian cities for engineering jobs

Bengaluru most preferred job city for engineering students Seven out of every 10 engineering students in India prefer Bengaluru as their 'first job' city, ahead of the capital Delhi, reveals a......

Budget 2011: What is cheaper, what is costlier

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Union Budget 2011-12 in Parliament on Monday. While the finance minister made the tax payers slightly happy by raising the exemption limit to Rs......

'Wish you all a very Happy Dhanteras!'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Diwali is just around the corner and Bollywood stars are busy getting ready for the festival. Some of them tweeted their wishes......

Anil Kapoor: I owe some of my career to Bapu

'Bapusaab was so passionate about cinema that he influenced anyone who came in contact with him.' Anil Kapoor pays tribute to the legend. Noted Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana......

Review: Give Devudu Chesina Manushulu a miss

Puri Jaganandh's Devudu Chesina Manushulu is devoid of a storyline and is a half-baked film with poor characterisation says Radhika Rajamani.Director Puri Jagannadh churns out movies fast. This......

Meet the contributors behind Onir's I Am

Onir's I Am is generating buzz as much for its sensitive subject as for its experimental method of mobilising finance through social networking sites. A montage of four segments, I Am, as Onir......

Pix: Abhishek, Prateik get playful

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Dum Maaro Dum co-stars Abhishek Bachchan and Prateik Babbar get playful as director Rohan Sippy looks on at the Indian......

'Gayle storm' strikes as RCB pip Mumbai to reach final

Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on champions Chennai Super Kings in Saturday's Indian Premier League final after in-form Chris Gayle blasted 89 to lift them to a 43-run victory over Mumbai......

Focus should be on World Cup and not Sachin: Kirmani

While appreciating the sentiments expressed by a few Indian cricketers, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, of the team wanting to win the World Cup for Sachin Tendulkar, former players are of......

Magic Messi gives Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil

Lionel Messi left it very late to once again show his matchwinning qualities with a superb goal two minutes into added time to give Argentina a 1-0 win over arch-rivals Brazil in friendly on......

Indian money in Aus Big Bash

Cricket bosses in Australia welcomed the splashing of huge dollars by private investors, including Indian billionaires, in the IPL-style Big Bash League, starting in 2012, even as Cricket Australia......

Despite injuries, India ready for tri(al) series

India will be without many key players in the tri-series due to injuries but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says it's a blessing in disguise as it presents them with an opportunity to test bench......

  People speak for lakshmi puri

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. How many puranas are there? what are they?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-puranas-are-there-what-are-they/24860131/answers/

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Who discovered Rassgulla(bengali sweets)?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Rasgulla is a very popular cheese based, syrupy sweet dish that made its debut in Orissa[It is supposed to have been a traditional Odia dish for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-discovered-rassgullabengali-sweets/24860131/answers/16568245

Koushik Sheet
Q. Do you believe that Divine Mother bestows more favours on Her children during Navratras ? If so, why does she do so in Navratras ?
Koushik Sheet:  A. Maa Shailputri : The daughter of Parvatraj Himalaya (King of the Mountain Himalaya). She married Lord Shiva and is known as mother of Lord Ganesha...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-believe-that-divine-mother-bestows-more-favours-on-he/16565030/answers/13818401

hari kishan
Q. In Puri Jagannath why Lord`s consort Sri lakshmi is absent? why his sister subhadra is worshipped?
Hari Kishan:  A. You are mistaken, Lord Jagannath, is worshipped in the Temple along with Balabhadra, Subhadra, Sudarshan, Madhaba, Sridevi and Bhudevi more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-puri-jagannath-why-lords-consort-sri-lakshmi-is-absent-wh/13818300/answers/9624419

Satyanarayana Tumuluri
Q. iam in love with my senior called sri lakshmi, i proposed my love to her she said that she did not have such kind of opinion on me, her marrige is fixed did she really dont have such opinion on me or since her marriage is fixed even though she loved me she is saying that she did not have any feeling on me. reply soon
Satyanarayana Tumuluri:  A. laga do apni puri takat more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/iam-in-love-with-my-senior-called-sri-lakshmi-i-proposed-my-/9624390/answers/6285867

  Web results for Lakshmi Puri
Bollywood stars wishes 'Happy Diwali' to fans

Here is what they Tweeted: Amitabh Bachchan: May all that you wish for the year come in abundance.. May the Goddess Laxmi will you with love and... ...

http://post.jagran.com/bollywood-stars-wishes-happy-diwali-to-fans-1414044849
Bollywood films in which actors set off on a money trail

How many times you have heard the dialogues, Paise ki bhookh, Daulat ki lalach and Main bada aadmi banna chahta hoon? A zillion times? Pardon the... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/lakshmi-puja-special-bollywood-films-in-which-actors-set-off-on-a-money-trail/15704189
On Diwali night, show of unity in skies

Diwali knows no boundary. The pan-India festival goes beyond caste, creed and religion. Tamils in the city celebrated Diwali on Thursday early... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141023/jsp/bihar/story_18953245.jsp
The Meaning of Lakshmi

The Wealth Issue: Book Devdutt Pattnaik is the author of 25 books on mythology The Goddess shows how wealth can be liberation... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/the-meaning-of-lakshmi
And Then One Day

12:05 am Brimming with delightful anecdotes as well as poignant, often painful revelations, this book is a tour de force, destined to become a... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/and-then-one-day/

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