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Can Modi unshackle Indian genius?

Rajeev Srinivasan on how India has continued to disappoint, but could outdo Singapore one day. In 2007, I wrote about how I had become disappointed by India: We had formal independence, but not......

Looking for the real Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s sage advice remains as relevant today as it was during his lifetime, says Vivek Gumaste. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was an international icon; a towering personality......

Hamid Ansari sets to conquer India's last diplomatic frontier

Vice-President Hamid Ansari embarks on an important Latin American visit, heralding that resource-rich continent's importance to India. Nikhil Lakshman reports. Most readers may be too young to......

In PHOTOS: Lady Liberty is back!

Statue of Liberty, a veritable symbol of America, was reopened to the public for the first time since superstorm Sandy hit the island last year. The reopening of Statue of Liberty and Liberty......

Jaya moves SC against Centre on Kachatheevu Island

Alleging continued killing and harassment of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged the Supreme Court to expeditiously hear its petition challenging the......

Fed ends bond buying, exhibits confidence in US recovery

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its monthly bond purchase programme and signaled confidence the US economic recovery would remain on track despite signs of a slowdown in many parts of the......

L&T to build the world's tallest statue in Gujarat

The work order for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Statue of Unity' - the world's tallest statue of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was issued by the Gujarat......

How Modi is wooing investors in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he speaks during the launch of 'Make in India' campaign in New Delhi September 25, 2014. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Asserting that there is a......

COLUMN: Pirates of the modern world

Filtering of websites has now been introduced as a discussable topic. The current battle is about who will control the most visible and glamorous layer, the content layer, writes Ajit Balakrishnan.......

I have been forced to 'regularise illegality': Jairam

Opposing 'regularisation of illegality' which he described as 'a peculiar Indian characteristic', Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that many times he too has been forced to......

Review: Tasher Desh is bizarre, brave and brilliant

Tasher Desh is staggeringly-original film, writes Raja Sen.The thing about building a house of cards -- indeed, a country of cards -- is that its very existence is rooted in caprice. With Tasher......

Review: Disco is torturous film

Radhika Rajamani says a bad script, inept direction, and poor technical values will keep audiences away from Disco.Some movies make you wonder why they were made. Why do producers shell out huge......

Can Katrina pull off a Hema Malini? Vote!

Bollywood is all about fads and formulae. As soon as one 'in-thing' goes out, another comes in to take its place. After the bad sequel overkill, filmmakers have now embarked on a remake spree.......

Before Darrrling, Usha Uthup sang these hit songs!

Usha Uthup returns to Bollywood to deliver another hit song, Darrrling, in Vishal Bhardwaj's new film 7 Khoon Maaf. The song is quickly replacing 2010's anthems, Munni Badnaam Hui......

Guess who Johnny Depp is in love with!

Get your lowdown on what's happening in Hollywood, right here!Johnny Depp said he loves playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. The actor relishes the chance to play......

Champions League: Man United freshen up for Schalke

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson faces a delicate balancing act of picking a strong enough side to reach the Champions League final while resting the players he needs for this week's......

Dhoni is a leader by example, says Kirsten

Heaping praises on India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the outgoing national team coach Gary Kirsten said that the skipper not only leads by example and puts in maximum effort on the field but also......

We are proud to emulate '83 heroes: Zaheer

India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan on Sunday said that he and his teammates were happy to emulate the heroics of the 1983 World Cup winning team by lifting the title in cricket's showpiece event in......

Cup extras: Dhoni seeks improvement in batting

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says there are areas that India needs to work on, following his side's five-wicket win over the Netherlands in a Group B match of the cricket World Cup in Delhi on......

Brazilian striker Ronaldo announces retirement

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo announced his retirement from soccer on Monday. The 34-year-old three-times world player of the year has a contract with Corinthians until the end of 2011 but......

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virendra gupta
Q. Where is the Statue of Liberty exactly installed ??
Virendra Gupta:  A.  more

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Patricia
Q. Why does the Statue of Liberty stand in New York ?
Patricia:  A. on LIberty Island, which was originally known as Bedloe island more

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Patricia
Q. What is special about today ?
Patricia:  A. 642 Battle of Maserfield Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.910 The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-special-about-today-/21568643/answers/20419623

jaya
Q. is statue of liberty should be a lady??
Jaya:  A. The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, a gift to the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-statue-of-liberty-should-be-a-lady/20419607/answers/20195056

Rahul Gala
Q. What do you love most about new york?
Rahul Gala:  A. World's Busiest city, Best Places to travel, Biggest Airport, Skyscrapers like Empire State Building and many more, great ambience, Statue of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-love-most-about-new-york/20195004/answers/18004952

  Web results for Liberty Island
Love and longing on the net

In the last one year, the Internet has made loners and loonies rock stars in their own eyes Ashish Sharma December 27, 2014 Last Updated at 00:29... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/love-and-longing-on-the-net-114122600923_1.html
Robin Uthappa harbours hope of making …

Robin Uthappa has a chance of making it to the 15-man World Cup squad Robin Uthappa hopes he can make the final 15-man squad for the Cricket... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/robin-uthappa-harbours-hope-making-195031366.html
Sceptics

MIAMI: The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/popes-role-in-cuba-deal-fractures-cuban-american-flock-sceptics/articleshow/45596176.cms
Gunman kills two New York police officers

New York: A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said, and a social media... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/just-in/gunman-kills-two-new-york-police-officers.html
From the gallery

FROM THE CHAIR The MPs are sent to the House not for shouting slogans, but for debates and discussion. This unruly behaviour is very unfortunate... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/from-the-gallery-9/

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