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Could this be the next banana?

The cherimoya, or the custard apple, could be the next banana, as scientists have identified a gene defect in some plants which makes the fruits seedless. According to the American and Spanish......

Delhi faces flood threat as Yamuna swells up

Around 200 people were on Wednesday evacuated from the banks of Yamuna in the capital as the water level in the river touched 205.70 metres.With this, a total of 1,500 people have been shifted to......

'It's beyond Islamophobia. It is hate of Muslims'

The proposed mosque near Ground Zero, just two blocks away from the site of the fallen World Trade Centre twin towers, drew hundreds of protesters. The protestors -- both for and against the idea......

Gangubai Hangal's demise marks the end of an era

The death of Gangubai Hangal, who had become a legend in her own time, marks the end of an era in the realm of Hindustani classical music. She has been one of few exponents of the Kirana Gharana......

RBI raised interest rates; how this impacts you!

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday increased the short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points (0.25 per cent), ushering in an era of higher interest rates as inflation continues an......

How Budget may affect income tax, industry sectors

The Union Budget for 2011-12 comes at a critical juncture for the economy -- high inflation, tight liquidity, elevated fiscal and current account deficits, and a slowdown in the reform process have......

When GM's Monaro took over a city

The car Holden Monaro CV8. This is the one thing that Australians are proud of, after chocolate-coated Macadamia nuts and weird wildlife, that is.It is not exactly space age too, since Holden, the......

Sonakshi's enticing moves in Joker

Director Shirish Kunder tweeted an exclusive picture of his leading lady Sonakshi Sinha from his upcomg film Joker. Sonakshi tweeted: 'dance karle english mein aur nach le tu hindi mein! filhaal......

JLo's cousin to sizzle in Bollywood

Jennifer Lopez's sexy cousin Caterina Lopez is all set to perform a sizzling item number in the film Bhindi Bazaar, starring Kay Kay Menon, Prashant Narayanan and Shilpa Shukla. Caterina has a......

Coming soon: Prithviraj's Arjunan Saakshi

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Malayalam cinema, right here! Prithviraj is riding high after the success of his film Anwar. His next is scenarist-director Ranjith Sankar's......

Indian Ocean performs song from Peepli Live

Fusion band Indian Ocean, who have scored two songs for Aamir Khan's upcoming film Peepli Live, say Bollywood filmmakers respect the orginality of their music and have never asked them to......

Holding hands with Amitabh Bachchan!

Get your low down on what's happening in Kannada cinema, right here! It was just like old times when actress Ramya met Amitabh Bachchan recently in Ooty. The actress, who shared screen......

Revealed! History of the Ashes

A tiny, dark-red, terracotta urn containing ashes of indeterminate origin and deemed too fragile to leave the cloistered hush of the Lord's ground museum is the focus of one of the world's great......

Images: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

Opener Murali Vijay scored a blistering century to help the Chennai Super Kings beat the Rajasthan Royals by 23 runs at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday. Vijay and opening partner Matthew......

Death of English cricket, birth of Ashes

In contrast to the bustling Australians on tour in England presently, the 1882 lot visiting their colonizers was somber. They had failed to stamp their supremacy over England after the match in......

A touch of Lord's at Eden Gardens

Taking a cue from Lord's, Indian cricket officials are set to market Eden Gardens in a big way. Among their plans are a cricket museum and a souvenir store.The makeover for Eden Gardens, among the......

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Q. What is meant by Ashes in the context of cricket?
:  A. The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. It is one of international cricket's most celebrated rivalries and dates...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-ashes-in-the-context-of-cricket//answers/15301722

Neha Sahi
Q. Why the Test Cricket series between Australia & England is called Ashes ?
Neha Sahi:  A. The series is named after a satirical publication in 'The Sporting Times' in 1882 after the match at Oval in which Aus beat Eng on Eng soil for 1st...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-test-cricket-series-between-australia-amp-england-is/15301706/answers/15284527

RAJESH  ALHAT
Q. How was ashes started ?
RAJESH ALHAT:  A. The Ashes is a Test cricket series, played between England and Australia. It is one of international cricket's most celebrated rivalries and dates...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-was-ashes-started-/15284160/answers/13557102

DEBASISH NAYAK
Q. The first building in Australia to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.Name the city in which it is located also
DEBASISH NAYAK:  A. The Royal Exhibition Building is located in Melbourne, Australia. It is located in the Carlton Gardens, at the north-eastern edge of the central...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-first-building-in-australia-to-be-listed-as-a-unesco-wor/13557084/answers/6960133

  Web results for Melbourne Museum
Lock of Napoleon's hair, ring stolen from Aus museum

Rare artefacts linked to French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair, have been stolen from a museum in Australia. Burglars... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/lock-of-napoleon-s-hair-ring-stolen-from-aus-museum-114041600843_1.html
Where and What Time to Best View Total Lunar Eclipse in Australia

Australia In the Gizmodo Australia The Moon will be rising at 6:41 pm in Darwin, Australia with the lunar eclipse ending at 7:33 pm. In Hobart,... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/548191/20140415/2014-lunar-eclipse-where-what-time-best.htm
Dragon's pride, elephant's burden

Sandeep Unnithan New Delhi,April 11, 2014| UPDATED11:59 IST {mosimage}The Indian navy's first aircraft carrier the Vikrant was sold as scrap... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/dragons-pride-elephants-burden-ins-vikrant-gorshkov/1/355082.html
Caucus Goers Don't Forget Your iPhone

Technology Editors Keys Develop Motion... Editors Keys give a sneak peak at... Computer Talygen Launches Enhanced iPhone App...... ...

http://www.free-press-release.com/news-caucus-goers-don-t-forget-your-iphone-1313703253.html
2nd Australian gallery removes stolen Indian artifact

Melbourne: A second Australian art gallery has removed from display a centuries-old statue following allegations the artefact was stolen from an... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/diaspora/second-australian-gallery-removes-stolen-indian-artefact-from-display-503443?pfrom=home-diaspora

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