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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......

Kashmir's sorrow

'For lakhs of people in the flood-afflicted state, battling against the elements is taking a huge toll. This is the time of the year that apples ripen, rice starts being harvested and preparations......

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......

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......

India's wrestlers in pursuit of gold at Asian Games

There is a quiet air of confidence at the wrestling camp being held at Sonepat to prepare India's brightest wrestling prospects for the forthcoming Asian Games in Incheon. India's Sushil Kumar.......

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
A Himalayan disaster awaits India

KOLKATA: Many of the 200-odd glacial lakes in Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan are unstable and, in the event of an earthquake in the Himalayas, could... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533981/s/3eaefe4f/sc/31/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Ckolkata0CA0EHimalayan0Edisaster0Eawaits0EIndia0Carticleshow0C4310A310A30Bcms/story01.htm
4th One World Award and 4th Lifetime Achievement Award Presented

CommentsLEGAU, Germany, /PRNewswire/ -- Organic winery from California receives OWA silver medal Organic pioneer Fred Kirschenmann honored with... ...

http://www.andhranews.net/Intl/Web/12-60.asp
India imports rice for first time in 25 years

India, the world’s top rice exporter, is preparing to import the grain for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century to feed its remote and... ...

http://www.asianage.com/business/india-imports-rice-first-time-25-years-538
In fight against the IS, failure is not an option

US President Barack Obama's resolve to degrade and destroy terror outfit Islamic State, is laudable. He has laid down a roadmap, but its... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/in-fight-against-the-is-failure-is-not-an-option.html
Ladakh face-off turns 'loud'

New Delhi, Sept. 18: A loudspeaker war between India and China has broken out on a windswept slope in southern Ladakh where troops are... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140919/jsp/nation/story_18850567.jsp

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