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DESTRUCTIVE FORCE: Pix of world's first underwater N-test

The atoll of Bikini, a necklace of 23 islands located on the northern fringe of the Marshall Islands, was once popular for its sandy beaches and swaying palms that surrounded a tranquil, blue-green......

Lanka ends military ops, to rescue civilians

The Sri Lankan government on Monday said the combat operations in the northern parts of the island have concluded and security forces have been instructed to end the use of heavy calibre guns,......

Tamil Nadu cops 'strangulating' Tigers

As the Sri Lankan army continue its offensive deep into LTTE strongholds in the island nation's north, Tamil Nadu police have effectively 'strangulated' the Tigers' logistical routes by......

Lanka troops kill 13 Tigers

At least 13 Tamil Tiger rebels were killed in fierce gun battles with Sri Lankan troops in the north of the island nation, the Defence Ministry on Sunday.It said members of the elite Special Forces......

Lankan military kills 13 Tiger rebels

Sri Lanka's military killed 13 Tamil Tiger guerrillas in three separate confrontations in the island's troubled northern areas, the defence ministry said on Friday.Troops observed two motorcycles......

Indian BPO to offer 800 jobs in Ireland

Indian BPO major Firstsource has spread cheer by announcing plans to create more than 800 jobs in Northern Island.Firstsource, which operates from two bases in Northern Ireland, is among a growing......

10 nations where people survive on less than $1.25 a day

A young girl with her mother attend a religious mass. Photograph: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images About one-third of the world’s 'extremely poor' people live in India, according to......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

Lessons Asian cities need to learn from China's urbanisation

With work on the Pearl River Delta bridge in full swing, China's grand plan to turn the region into a one-hour living zone is on course, says Barun Roy.   While China’s idea of a......

CBI report on Aircel-Maxis probe reflects progress: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday noted that a CBI report placed before it reflected "some progress" in the overseas probe by the agency into the controversial Aircel-Maxis deal involving former......

Ram Vilas Paswan's son takes the plunge... in Bollywood

Something was cooking in Madh island (a group of fishing villages and farmlands in northern Mumbai) recently, and no, it was not lovers looking for a romantic getaway. Rather it was the place......

Review: 47 Ronin is painful

Don’t bother with 47 Ronin if you’ve already seen the 2:31 minute trailer, the rest of the 116.69 minutes can be ignored, writes Paloma Sharma. If 47 Ronin were your......

Shorts: FIS president warns FIFA over clash with 2022 Winter Games

Silver medalist Staale Sandbech of Norway receives his flowers from President of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Gian-Franco Kasper. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images International Ski......

Sports Shorts: Kaymer wins Grand Slam title in playoff over Watson

Martin Kaymer of Germany, left, shakes hands with Bubba Watson of the United States after Kaymer won the first playoff hole during the final day of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf......

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......

McIlroy edges out Woods in lucrative shootout in China

World number six Rory McIlroy produced some dazzling golf on the back nine to overcome a sniffling Tiger Woods by one shot in their lucrative 'Match at Mission Hills' in China on Monday.The double......

India open New Zealand tour with ODI on Jan 19

India’s cricket team will open its tour of New Zealand with the first of five One-day Internationals in Napier on January 19, 2014, while Auckland and Wellington will stage the two Tests in......

  People speak for northern island

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unnayani banerjee
Q. why do birds fly long distance during winter ?
Unnayani Banerjee:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-birds-fly-long-distance-during-winter-/27851319/answers/

uttar
Q. . Which one of the following islands is called as rust belt of Japan ? [A]Northern Honshu [B]Shikoku Islands [C]Kyushu Islands [D]Southern Honshu
Uttar:  A. Many species of land migratory birds migrate very long distances, the most common pattern being for birds to breed in the temperate or arctic...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/.-which-one-of-the-following-islands-is-called-as-rust-belt-/27719728/answers/27851329

Prince Mathew
Q. which are the countries lie in the tropical region?
Prince Mathew:  A. option B more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-countries-lie-in-the-tropical-region/27599852/answers/27719773

HARIJIBAN BANERJEE
Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE GREAT BRITAIN ?
HARIJIBAN BANERJEE:  A. In the Western Hemisphere, tropical countries include Mexico, all of Central America, all of the Caribbean islands from just south of Nassau in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-the-united-kingdom-and-the-gr/25313311/answers/27599856

right sense
Q. where is polyandry practised ? how does the balance takes place ?
Right Sense:  A. The United Kingdom is a country that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In fact, the official name of the country is "United...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-polyandry-practised--how-does-the-balance-takes-pla/25310655/answers/25313347

  Web results for Northern Island
US Storm Threatens Holiday Plans; Over 1,000 Flights Cancelled

A winter storm along the East Coast on Wednesday brought with it a mix of rain, sleet and snow, slowing traffic, grounding planes and forcing... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/east-coast-storm-threatens-thanksgiving-travel-626430?pfrom=home-lateststories
News from Latin America

Some hypotheses die hard. One such is the near-romantic notion concerning neo-liberalism: opening up the economy to the global fortress is supposed... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141127/jsp/opinion/story_19069653.jsp
Mindoro's Agata Mining JV to Ship Higher Grade DSO and Provides Results From a Resource Update Drill Program at the Agata Nickel Laterite Project

From the Wires Nov. 26, 2014 05:25 PM EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/26/14 -- Mindoro Resources Ltd. (TSX... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3243336
What's going to bring upward pressure to Gold prices in 2015?

Things are not as robust as they were, which could also support the gold price at these levels. It doesn't confirm a trend yet, but gold is... ...

http://www.commodityonline.com/news/whats-going-to-bring-upward-pressure-to-gold-prices-in-2015-60684-3-60685.html
Free fishing allowed in Bathurst and Melville Island of Northern Territory

The Territory Government has reached an historic agreement with the Tiwi Land Council allowing permit-free access to key fishing areas off Bathurst... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/free-fishing-allowed-bathurst-melville-island-northern-territory/

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