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Heat wave sweeps north, east India; 16 dead in WB

Sixteen people succumbed to the heat wave in West Bengal as vast swathes of the country's northern and eastern plains continued to swelter, with temperatures settling above the normal mark at......

Why do the Chinese want a train to Sikkim?

China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India. Claude Arpi explains why New Delhi can't afford to ignore Beijing's plans.India......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

Chinese tried to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports

After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh with the latest......

Iraq and the outer ring of India's security

It is time to throw an outer ring around India's national security by proactively engaging in areas immediately outside our neighbourhood. Such a ring will not only insulate India from emerging......

The answer to Maoism? People-friendly growth

The challenge of Maoism can be met with equitable and inclusive socio-economic progress, writes B G Verghese.The Supreme Court on May 7 ruled that natural resources were national assets that......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

Deficient rain: RBI to act

Poor monsoon is a matter of concern and could affect food prices, but the time is not ripe for the Reserve Bank to act, its Governor D Subbarao said on Friday."Yes, the agricultural situation is......

Global warming: Carbon trading not enough

By expressive their exasperation at not being able to convince the public and political leaders about how close the earth has come to climate catastrophe, the environment scientists who gathered at......

Soccer: Police may face action over Hillsborough disaster

Police accused of serious failings and a cover-up over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster could face investigation after their force said on Thursday it was preparing to refer the case to the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......

  People speak for northern plains

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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/

truth exposed
Q. what is meant by Ganga-Jamuni Tahzeeb?
Truth Exposed:  A. bangladesh;) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-ganga-jamuni-tahzeeb/25484618/answers/26791648

HARI singh Nalwa
Q. What do you know about Ireland!!! Their Culture, Tradition, Environment, Weather ETC?????
HARI Singh Nalwa:  A. A euphemism for the mutually participatory co-existence of Hindu and Muslim culture of Northern India.This term is used for the culture of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-know-about-ireland-their-culture-tradition-envir/25249628/answers/25484641

BABASAHEB ANDHARE
Q. which is the longest river in India?
BABASAHEB ANDHARE:  A. Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-longest-river-in-india/24314355/answers/25249640

  Web results for Northern Plains
Leader of Bakken drug ring gets 20 years prison

A federal judge sentenced the leader of an interstate drug ring to 20 years in prison Friday for his role in a major trafficking operation that... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/leader-of-bakken-drug-ring-gets-20-years-prison-news-others-oi4c7ibggegdb.html
Natural gas dips as weather forecasts throttle back on heat wave calls

I On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in October were down 0.36% at $3.989 per million British thermal units... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/commodities/natural-gas-dips-as-weather-forecasts-throttle-backheat-wave-calls_1166551.html
Traffic restrictions for St Mary's feast

The traffic police will impose the following traffic restrictions in view of the annual feast of St Mary's at St Mary's Basilica in Shivajinagar.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/428142/traffic-restrictions-st-mary039s-feast.html
Cameron warns of economic threat from Scottish breakaway

By Alistair Smout GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron told Scots on Thursday that much of their industry and more... ...

http://reuters.in.feedsportal.com/c/35218/f/654196/s/3df2d127/sc/7/l/0Lin0Breuters0N0Carticle0C20A140C0A80C280Cscotland0Eindependence0Ecameron0EidINKBN0AGS2JW20A140A8280DfeedType0FRSS0GfeedName0FworldNews/story01.htm
The Town of Rotterdam Wins the Title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in New York State

The New York State Department of Health congratulates Rotterdam on capturing the 2014 bragging rights to the best-tasting tap water in New York... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3611303

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