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What ails India's Light Combat Helicopter

A jinx seems to hover above the armed forces' urgent need for modern attack helicopters to replace the obsolescent Russian Mi-35s, which have been around for three decades. In March, the defence......

Combat jet trainer goes on show

India's state-run aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd will unveil a mock-up display of its Combat Air Trainer, a twin-engine home grown Advanced Jet Trainer, during the Aero India show that......

Pressing the reset button in MoD

Defence Secretary R K Mathur should take to Prime Minister Narendra Modi just five simple measures that would create or catalyse dramatic improvements across the wider defence arena, says Ajai......

Hindi-Japani Bhai Bhai!

'Both nations have a common problem: A rampaging, jingoistic and hostile China which is making substantial territorial claims. In the long run, Japan and India are going to be the victims of......

'There is no such thing as a Hindu. He is a political construct'

'Certainly it is a fascinating election, even if he becomes prime minister. What is fascinating is how, suddenly -- with the feeling that Modi may win -- perfectly intelligent people with integrity......

Who benefits from reforms?

There are two quick ways to advertise your modernity in India today. The first is to carry an iPad when you go for meetings, even if all you do with it is read email; and the second is to declare......

Why is it important to get retail regulation right

The policy on foreign investment in Indian retail has been placed in the context of moderating inflation by the Government of India's Chief Economic Advisor.It is hoped that organised storage and......

What Porsche has in mind for India

German luxury car-maker Porsche aims to sell 500 cars in India this year and will introduce its Panamera Hybrid super car in the country within the next few months, a top company official said on......

Top five car colours in India

India is a country of diversity. There exists a perfect fusion of modern and archaic tastes in the people here. As the global car makers are concentrating more on India, they design cars keeping......

Ranbaxy acquires Biovel, enters vaccine line

India's biggest drug maker, Ranbaxy, has acquired Biovel Lifesciences, a Bangalore-based biotech company making typhoid and influenza vaccines, for an undisclosed sum.With this, Ranbaxy would make......

Bollywood raises funds for Haiti quake victims

Anil Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut are snapped at an auction of Indian modern art organised to raise funds for Haiti earthquake victims, in Mumbai on Sunday. Haiti was hit by a 7.0-magnitude......

Youngistaan review: I wouldn't vote for It

Youngistaan neither says something new nor does it reinforce time-tested wisdom in a way that you actually want to pay attention to it, feels Paloma Sharma. The civilisation is ancient, the......

Dear Bollywood, gay jokes are NOT FUNNY!

Rohit Shetty's new film Bol Bachchan may be drawing in large crowds but it commits one of the biggest Bollywood crimes, reinforcing gay stereotypes that Dostana popularised a while ago, writes......

Remembering Ravi: 'Why do you want to spoil old songs?'

The legendary composer Ravi passed into the ages on Wednesday, March 7, aged 86. We salute Ravi's brilliant musical scores, with this interview he granted Rediff.com's Patcy N in 2006. Whether......

Review: Ra.One, most expensive midlife crisis

Among other things, Ra.One has been labelled as Shah Rukh's most expensive midlife crisis. Perhaps there is some truth to that, feels Abhishek Mande.Anyone, who has written about India in the last......

Tendulkar inspires me, says Bhutia

The influence of iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar transcends any sport in India and national football captain Bhaichung Bhutia says he draws inspiration from him to bring laurels for the......

It's better to play on SA pitches than India: Harbhajan

Dubbed challenging at the start of the tour, Indian cricketers have taken a liking to the fast and bouncy pitches of South Africa with star spinner Harbhajan Singh wondering why such tracks are not......

Tendulkar better than Bradman, says Dhoni

Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar's ability to adapt to the pressures of modern day cricket makes him better than Australian cricket legend Don Bradman, feels India captain Mahendra Singh......

After ODI success, Nehra eyes Test comeback

Nearly six-and-half years since he last played a Test match, speedster Ashish Nehra is ready to make himself available for the longer version of the game. Hopefully, he says, it will be during the......

Images: Villa shows Spain don't need a Fernando

All week Spanish fans have been debating which Fernando should lead their line -- the out-of-form Torres or the favoured Llorente. At the end of their 1-0 quarter-final victory over Paraguay, the......

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Q. Who is the author of the book The Makers of Modern India?(a) Sumit Sarkar (b) Bipin Chandra(c) Bimal Prasad (d) Ramchandra Guha
Octopus:  A.  more

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Octopus
Q. Can any one deny that there has been tremendous erosion in everything we Indians once practiced and better known-------our values, family ties, law and legal system, judiciary, etc,etc. What is going wrong with us today?
Octopus:  A. (1)Yatha Raja tatha Praja (As the Ruler so the Ruled). We cannot put it in a better way. There has been a steady but sure erosion of values among...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-any-one-deny-that-there-has-been-tremendous-erosion-in-e/22429427/answers/17300612

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Q. Do you think Sharad Pawar is the Worst Food and Agriculture Minister India has Ever Had. ?
Good Citizen:  A. No sir. He must have done something REAL bad in his past life to deserve such bad karma of handling absolutely the worst possible Ministry in the...... more

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subhash  tiwari
Q. why do indian citizens have to pay the tax for any imported vehicles to the country?justify
Subhash Tiwari:  A. The policy was done in order to give our domestic automobile industry protection! Remember, when India became free, the original plan was to make...... more

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muhammed rafeek
Q. We salute Lal Bahadur Shastri one of the dynamic Prime Minster of India who laid down his life on 11 - th January 1966 - HOW DO YOU REMEMBER HIM ?
Muhammed Rafeek:  A. He didn't lay down his life but reportedly died of a heart attack a day after the Tashkent agreement was signed, purportedly under Soviet pressure...... more

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Diyas light up more than just our homes

Walking in my predominantly Bengali neighbourhood in the evenings leading up to Deepavali has been somewhat depressing for the past few years. The... ...

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Sangh affiliates kept out of organisational duties

The last Indian PM to visit Fiji was Indira Gandhi (1981), while the last to visit Australia was Rajiv Gandhi (1986) Archis Mohan | New Delhi... ...

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Shilpa Mayenkar Naik | An ant's-eye view

Shilpa Mayenkar Naik's works on display at Mumbai's Lakeeren Gallery. Photographs by Nayan Shah/Mint Ever since she graduated with a master's in... ...

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DragonWave gets follow on orders for a 4G network roll out

NEW DELHI: DragonWave, a supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile networks, said Friday it has received follow on purchase orders for... ...

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Eggless mayonnaise sales at 80% of the overall volumes in India

MUMBAI : Vegetarians are calling the shots in the Indian foods market. After western imports such as pizzas and burgers — traditionally a... ...

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