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Sri Lankan jets pound Tiger positions

Sri Lankan Air Force jets pounded Tamil Tiger targets in the northern Jaffna peninsula on Friday, destroying the rebels' mortar positions.The defence ministry said the attacks by Israeli-built Kfir......

Sri Lanka: 20 rebels killed in sea battle

At least 20 Tamil Tigers were killed in a clash with the Sri Lankan Navy off the island's northern Jaffna peninsula on Friday, the military said.Two sailors were also wounded in the fierce clash......

Lankan forces thwart Tiger attack

Sri Lankan security forces on Thursday repulsed a pre-dawn attempt by Tamil Tigers to advance into the northern Jaffna peninsula and killed at least 50 rebels.The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam......

Russia's actions violate Ukraine's sovereignty: Obama to Putin

United States President Barack Obama has said that Russia's actions are in violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and suggested that there is a diplomatic solution that would protect the interest of......

Lankan Navy arrests 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Thirty-eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were on Thursday arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line, three days after fishermen representatives of India......

Oberoi Realty, Kalpataru in race for Tata Steel plot

Real estate developers Oberoi Realty and Kalpataru have emerged front runners in a race to acquire Tata Steel’s 25-acre plot in Mumbai. The land, in the northern suburb of Borivali, is......

Will Asian growth rebound?

There is no obvious reason for Asian growth prospects to be diminished, notes Suman Bery For much of the last decade, Asia’s growth was seen as inevitable and unstoppable. This was reflected......

Iconic Golden Gate Bridge turns 75

Golden Gate Bridge, which recently celebrated 75 years, is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. As part of both US Route 101......

Global warming hurts Indian climate

The rainfall pattern and the mean temperature in India have altered perceptibly due to global warming and these changes would become more pronounced in the coming decades. While rainfall might......

Rainfall 24% below average: CMIE

Director at CMIE, Mahesh Vyas, says that rainfall in the past three weeks has been 24% below the long period average, which is quite distressing. However, he further says that it is too early to......

Italian football on it's way back

You can see them every week, gazing in awe at the San Siro stadium in Milan or posing for a photograph outside Rome's Olympic stadium. They are the football tourists and Italy attracts them in a......

  People speak for northern peninsula

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History Sheeter
Q. Which country is geographically most similar to INDIA? Features like northern borders are mountain range followed by vast plains with rivers flowing from north-west to south east. Further south is plateau and is a peninsula surrounded by sea on 3 sides.....
History Sheeter:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-country-is-geographically-most-similar-to-india-featur/26791636/answers/

India Lover
Q. What is known as sorrow of China?
India Lover:  A. bangladesh;) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-known-as-sorrow-of-china/26778018/answers/26791648

kishore malhotra
Q. In which state is Bay of Bengal ?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. Hwang Ho, or the Yellow River, is popularly known as Chinas Sorrow because of its devastating floods. This remarkable stream is one of the largest...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-state-is-bay-of-bengal-/24396208/answers/26778039

vishal mudugal
Q. in which country did dubai located
Vishal Mudugal:  A. Bay Of Bengal large but relatively shallow embayment of the northeastern Indian Ocean, occupying an area of about 839,000 square miles (2,173,000...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-country-did-dubai-located/24395979/answers/24396230

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Q. Do you know some of the facts about Norway?
Vishal Mudugal:  A. Located entirely on the Scandinavian Peninsula in far northern Europe, Norway is geographically positioned in both the northern and eastern...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-some-of-the-facts-about-norway/24395979/answers/20419614

  Web results for Northern Peninsula
More rain likely in Northwest India; pre-monsoon showers to continue in south

L Satellite images show a wind discontinuity that extends from Gangetic West Bengal to Tamil Nadu across some parts of Odisha, South... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/weather/more-rain-likelynorthwest-india-pre-monsoon-showers-to-continuesouth_1071333.html
RPT-Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

(Repeats for wider distribution) By Matt Spetalnick and Manuel Mogato WASHINGTON/MANILA, April 16 (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/rpt-obama-looks-to-salvage-asia-pivot-as-allies-fret-about-china-news-international-oeqxaldegei.html
INTERVIEW-Africa, Brazil ahead of Arctic in oil exploration -DNV

* Arctic production up to 20 years away -DNV CEO * Other areas might be more attractive for exploration By Nina Chestney LONDON, April 15... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/15/dnv-arctic-idINL6N0N62PI20140415
Tracing false leads back to March

If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/malaysianairlinemystery2014/mh370-search-tracing-false-leads-back-to-march/article1-1207898.aspx
Cyclone Ita Steamrolls Queensland's Fields, Thousands of Homes Still Without Power

Cyclone Ita has steamrolled the cane fields of Queensland as heavy rain and strong winds wreaked havoc on hundreds of hectares of cane over the... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/548011/20140414/cyclone-ita-australia-queensland-storm.htm

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