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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......

Champions of peace Satyarthi, Malala receive Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi pose with their medals during the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony . Photograph: Cornelius Poppe/NTB Scanpix/Pool/Reuters......

I'm glad that an Indian & Pakistani can be united in peace: Malala

Image: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai attends the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters   At 17, Pakistan’s......

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee passes away at 93

Former Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee, who guided the daily through its coverage of the infamous Watergarte scandal and transformed the newspaper into one of the world's leading......

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......

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......

Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder receive Presidential honour

Two American icons receive the highest civilian award in the US. Image: Barack Obama and Meryl Streep. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep and musician Stevie......

Birthday Special: Kamal Haasan's 60 years of excellence

Kamal Haasan, one of the finest actors of his time with a repertoire of films that remain unrivalled, turns 60 today, November 7.  Padma Bhushan Kamal Haasan embarked on his cinematic journey......

Coming up at Toronto: Priyanka! Pacino! Denzel! Reese!

There is Robert Downey Jr. And Reese Witherspoon. And Steve Carell. And Bill Murray. And Al Pacino. And, of course, Priyanka Chopra. Arthur J Pais, who has covered the Toronto International Film......

'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......

Winning the turf war

Sardar Singh vies for the ball against Australian players. Photograph: PTI This past week, the Indian hockey team recorded a rare Test series win against world champions Australia. It was a......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

Spotted! Sania Mirza checks in at Asian Games village!

Sania Mirza spotted at Asian Games village. Photograph: PTI Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza was spotted in the 17th Asian Games village in Incheon on Wednesday. Complete coverage: 2014 Asian Games......

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......

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-us-prsident-bestowed-the-nations-highest-civiian-honour-/22999545/answers/23037372

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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The double game of the West

A group of Pakistani Taliban militants infiltrated a military-run school in Peshawar and opened fire on students and faculty. The resulting... ...

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Tulsi Gabbard calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi(Video)

New Delhi [embedded content] Visiting Member of the U.S. Congress, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, called on Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi... ...

http://DeshGujarat.Com/2014/12/18/tulsi-gabbard-calls-on-prime-minister-narendra-modivideo/
Satyarthi

depriving them of education, freedom, security and dreams was a heinous crime against humanity. The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who shared the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/cruelty-against-children-is-crime-against-humanity-satyarthi-114121700920_1.html
Mental kung-fu with black belt girl's family

NAGPUR: Martial artists often impress everyone by smashing bricks or wood planks with bare hands. This diarist, despite remaining zillion lights... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Mental-kung-fu-with-black-belt-girls-family/articleshow/45541346.cms
2014 Coin and Chronicles Set - Franklin D. Roosevelt Available

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 Coin and Chronicles Set - Franklin D. Roosevelt (product code FR9) starting Dec.... ...

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