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Bush honors former Iraq aides

US President George W. Bush awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States, to three former aides for their "pivotal roles" in carrying out his Iraq......

The Great Escape: India's unsung war heroes

Three Indian Air Force fighter pilots held as Prisoners of War in a jail in Rawalipindi made a heroic escape. They reached as far as the Pak-Afghan border in Pakistan’s Wild West -- within......

The extraordinary man who set up India's extraordinary electoral system

As the 16th Indian parliamentary elections get underway, Vikas Lather profiles Sukumar Sen, India's first chief election commissioner India is merely a geographical expression… To leave......

5 Indian Americans to spearhead Republican outreach to community

Five longtime Republicans -- K V Kumar, Puneet Ahluwalia, Suhail Khan, Ajay Kuntamukkala and Harry Walia -- have been named to the GOP’s Asian Pacific American Advisory Council. It is one of......

Prof C N R Rao becomes third scientist to be awarded Bharat Ratna

Professor Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao is the third scientist to be awarded the highest civilian award -- Bharat Ratna, a crowning glory of his inexorable list of outstanding achievements. Rao......

How to tackle rising interest rates?

When banks increase interest rates on home loans, they allow borrowers to maintain the same equated monthly instalments (EMIs), while extending the home loan tenure. However, Priya Mazmudar's......

CEO Dhoni bowls over India Inc

Just back from the Hong Kong leg of Future Ventures' initial public offer roadshow, Kishore Biyani was jet-lagged throughout Saturday morning. However, by noon, he was ready to cheer for India......

'US not interfering in Grameen Bank issue'

Noting that the US support a resolution of the Grameen Bank issue, a top Obama Administration official has said that America is not interfering in the internal affairs of Bangladesh."I don't want......

Govt may settle for one excise, service tax rate

The government is planning to integrate service tax and excise duty as a step towards introducing the goods and services tax. The process is likely to start in the Budget session this month,......

How will mobile number portability help? Users speak

Mobile number portability is a dream come true for over 680 million cell phone users in India. While aggrieved mobile subscribers are all set to switch over to new a telecom operator, others are......

'It's very important to make a happy film that entertains'

On Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 91st birth anniversary on September 30, we bring back excerpts from a Rediff interview with the brilliant filmmaker, just after the release of his last film, Jhoot Bole......

Meet your hosts for Oscar 2011

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! James Franco and Anne Hathaway will be co-hosting the 83rd Academy Awards, according to the organisers.   As per......

Bollywood couples heat up mag covers

Nothing marks a greater exclusive than roping in a power couple to pose for a magazine cover. Considering the reluctance of Bollywood's celebrity couples to plug their 'together' status, this......

Ganesh teams up with Priya Mani in Yeno Onthara

After completing a song sequence involving 90 dancers, in Delhi, the Yeno Onthara team is back in Bangalore. "Ganesh and Priya Mani shot for a few scenes for over 10 days," says director Mahesh......

Buboo Kakati unravels the Big Apple's secrets

"I chose to live in New York which I consider the centre of the universe," says Buboo Kakati, best known for her research for the Secrets of New York series, produced by New York City TV and being......

Protest in press room not podium, IOC tells athletes at Sochi Olympics

Athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi may be punished for making statements on the podium against Russia's anti-gay laws or human rights record but can do so at news conferences without fear of......

Japan PM may attend Sochi Games, China says no plans to meet Xi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may attend the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics, but China has ruled out any formal meeting with President Xi Jinping whose attendance at the Games......

'Beacon of liberty' Ali honoured for civil rights work

Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali was honoured on Thursday for his humanitarian efforts and civil rights work at an awards ceremony in Philadelphia. The $100,000 award called the Liberty......

Fear is the key for Indian boxing ace Vikas Krishnan

He is one of the most talented Indian boxers in recent times. His distinct approach and intrepid swagger, coupled with speed and the ability to land lightning-fast power-packed......

Olympic medal will set me free, says Mary Kom

An Olympic medal is the biggest dream of her life and ahead of the only qualifying event for women boxers, India's five-time world champion M C Mary Kom said a podium finish in London would give......

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soumyen sarkar
Q. Earlier it was USSR, later East Germany and now China who lead medal tallies in Olympics. The Western countries have always remained behind them. What are the reasons? Why the most developed country in the world fail to top the tally?
Soumyen Sarkar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/earlier-it-was-ussr-later-east-germany-and-now-china-who-lea/23572492/answers/

Rose
Q. Billie Jean King-Who is this ??
Rose:  A. Too much freedom and democracy spoils society like in India. Communist regimes have stricter policies to produce world class athletes more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/billie-jean-king-who-is-this-/23037333/answers/23572500

raju
Q. the US prsident bestowed the nation's highest civiian honour on singer Bob Dylan, astonaut John Glen and 11 others recently - what is it called ?
Raju:  A. As one of the 20th century's most respected and influential people, Billie Jean King has long been a champion for social change and equality. She...... more

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Manoj Joshi
Q. what is special about Earth Day...?? who invented this day..??
Manoj Joshi:  A. presidential Medal of Freedom more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-special-about-earth-day...-who-invented-this-day../22623120/answers/22999565

Manoj Joshi
Q. who is mohammad yunus?why is he known for?
Manoj Joshi:  A. he is Bangladeshi economist, who is the founder of Grameen Bank. He also received Indepenceday award, World food prize, presidential medal for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-mohammad-yunuswhy-is-he-known-for/22623120/answers/18798248

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Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Desmond Tutu To Join Crystal Spring 2015 South Africa Voyage

World-renowned peace and human rights crusader Archbishop Desmond Tutu will bring an especially intimate perspective of South Africa and the world... ...

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Prafulla Dahanukar - A Retrospective, at Jehangir

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