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Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa; Cameron gives ultimatum

Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam haunted Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime......

Special: Why ammonium nitrate is favourite tool of terror

It is used in fertilisers and insecticides. Construction companies cannot do without it. But that's not what's made ammonium nitrate a household name. Rrishi Raote and Aabhas Sharma look at the......

Reactor explodes, Japan issues nuclear alert

A Japanese nuclear power plant exploded on Saturday, triggering a 'nationwide atomic alert' in the country already reeling under the impact of giant tidal waves caused by a massive earthquake......

The debate over Muslim separatism in the US

Some months ago, I recall a North Indian lady talking about the cultural differences she experienced when in South India. Visiting relatives posted in Kerala, she made a pilgrimage to the famed......

Nuclear pact gives US lever over India

There are times when a statesman's perception of the future is sharp; when he can foresee far into the future and identify what is best for his country. Late one night in October 1963, US President......

2009: How it was for global biz

Clouds of economic recession and a stormy labour market had cast a dark shadow at the dawn of 2009. From thousands of job losses to historic bankruptcies to Dubai debt crisis, the year had more......

Lawrence Of Arabia actor Peter O'Toole dies at 81

Irish actor Peter O'Toole, the starred in 1962 Oscar-winning epic Lawrence of Arabia passed away on Sunday, December 15. He was 81. The actor's agent Steve Kenis said, "He was one of a......

U2: Rockers-cum-diplomats

The famed social activism of Irish band U2 has taken on a new face: that of legendary 13th century Persian poet Rumi, who's oft-known as the smiling face of Islam. According to a recent Guardian......

Spielberg's Lincoln film!

In Spielberg We Trust' used to be a Hollywood mantra, but had lost footing as the director's recent projects did not match up to box-office expectations. His last film was the disappointing Tom......

McWilliams in hospital after crash in Jerez

Northern Irish rider Jeremy McWilliams suffered multiple injuries in a crash during testing at the MotoGP circuit in the southern Spanish city of Jerez on Thursday.The 42-year-old was taken to......

France face tough Irish test

Dismissed as outsiders before the rugby World Cup 2003 began, France should learn in Sunday's quarter-final against Ireland if they really could become the first northern hemisphere side to win the......

Euro qualifiers: Ronaldo sizzles; Ireland stun Germany with late equaliser

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after scoring during their EURO 2016 qualifying soccer match against Denmark. Photograph: Liselotte Sabroe/Scanpix Denmark/Reuters A headed goal in second-half......

Sports Shorts: Platini threatens Ribery with suspension following international retirement

Franck Ribery of France. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images France winger Franck Ribery's decision to retire from international football after missing the World Cup could lead to a suspension......

US Open: Wozniacki upsets Sharapova, Simon stuns Ferrer

Caroline Wozniacki upset French Open champion Maria Sharapova in a groundstroke marathon to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals, while Gilles Simon registered the first big surprise in the men's......

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Q. All of we say earth is mother, then who is her mother?
:  A. A mother goddess is a term used to refer to any goddess associated with motherhood, fertility, creation or the bountiful embodiment of the Earth....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/all-of-we-say-earth-is-mother-then-who-is-her-mother//answers/17257309

SHYAM NARVEKAR
Q. Why Muslims are being branded as hardcore terrorist, whereas ULFA is largest terrorist group in India, IRA is largest in World, LTTE is most organised group of terrorists. There are many groups having a specific agenda, but todays sensationalism-savvy media is making mountain out of mole hill by quoting oft mis-quoted "All muslims are not terrorists, but all terrorist are muslims." Malegaon blast is quite eye opener, but the media this time is not mentioning Hindu terrorist, but "Malegaon suspects/involvment". Isn't this all politically motivated print.??
SHYAM NARVEKAR:  A. Because ULFA s stated objective is a nation for Ahom community , LTTE is for Tamil nation and IRA for Northern Ireland , So they care called...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-muslims-are-being-branded-as-hardcore-terrorist-whereas-/17257278/answers/11986534

sachin sharma
Q. which city is the city of cosmic dance.
Sachin Sharma:  A. The Magic CityHeliumMatadorThe newest offering from the Boston-based trio Helium reveals a more cheerful Mary Timony at the helm. While earlier...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-is-the-city-of-cosmic-dance./11984812/answers/10653519

sangeetha
Q. Best Dog as pet.Why?
Sangeetha:  A. catThe dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a domesticated subspecies of the wolf, a mammal of the Canidae family of the order Carnivora. The term...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-dog-as-pet.why/10653324/answers/8639014

chandra singh
Q. why is haloween celebrated in some of the western countries?
Chandra Singh:  A. Hallowe'en, or Halloween, is a tradition celebrated on the night of October 31, most notably by children dressing in costumes and going...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-haloween-celebrated-in-some-of-the-western-countries/8638972/answers/844405

  Web results for Northern Irish World
Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards

12:07am IST LONDON (Reuters) - It was a great day for the Irish at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday as a new production of Brian Friel's... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/19/us-theatre-britain-awards-idINKCN0I80QY20141019?feedType=RSS&feedName=hollywood
The laughter of children

Growing up in Calcutta, in the imagination, Northern Ireland was always a black and white place. In fact, there was no Northern Ireland as such,... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141019/jsp/opinion/story_18941839.jsp
Experiential cruises come out on top in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ten best-sellers list

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has released its latest Top 10 best-selling cruises for the rest of the 2014/15 cruise season. Fred. Olsen's four more... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/experiential-cruises-come-top-fred-olsen-cruise-lines-ten-best-sellers-list/
Talks to save Northern Ireland power-sharing begin

Negotiations to bolster Northern Ireland's power-sharing government are opening Thursday in Belfast as the 7-year-old alliance of British... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/talks-to-save-northern-ireland-power-sharing-begin-news-others-okqnpiddjbfdc.html
OShea scripts fairytale ending as Germany held

John O'Shea celebrated his 100th cap by scoring in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give Ireland a 1-1 draw with Germany on Tuesday, as the... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/sports/football/John-OShea-goalkeeper-David-Forde-Wesley-Hoolahan-Jeff-Hendrick/articleshow/44828404.cms

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