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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......

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......

The 2 closest rivals of the NEW Ford Fiesta

One of the country's popular sedans, the Ford Fiesta has undergone a transformation and is now a much better and improved avatar of itself. The new Fiesta is driven by a 1.6 litre Ti-VCT petrol......

Problem with IIMs? 'They have no real stakeholders'

Faculty at the Indian Institutes of Management have objected to quite a few of the Bhargava Committee recommendations on restructuring these B-schools. Such as the one that the managing society at......

Major reprieve for those seeking H-1B visa extension

H-1B employees, whose timely-filed applications for extension of visas are pending before US immigration authorities, may not be arrested for "overstaying" now following a recent federal court......

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

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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

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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

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Shabbir Ali To KCR

Deputy CLP leader in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir on Thursday accused Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of acting like the... ...

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Back to Back Concerts at Fort Adams Ring in Newport's Labor Day Weekend

PRWeb 2014-08-28 The sound of music floating over Narragansett Bay announces the beginning of Labor Day festivities in Newport, RI. For the next... ...

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Brooklyn, New York

What to SEE Brooklyn Botanic Garden Those searching for a little peace and quiet would do well to spend a few hours at the botanical garden. Laid... ...

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Historic Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To Cancer And Stand Up To Cancer..

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Our most iconic structures represent not only the heart of a city, but the soul... ...

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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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/can-modi-unshackle-indian-genius/20140826.htm

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