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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......

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......

Congress becomes vulnerable to split

A tally of less than 45 seats in the Lok Sabha reduces the Congress to a regional party, just a shade better than the AIADMK's 33 seats, making it vulnerable to a split if the party leadership does......

17 Corps: The Army just got itself a white elephant

The new mountain strike corps, created to deter Chinese adventurism and launch offensives, will financially damage India’s military. The army, navy and air force, like careless credit-card......

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

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Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi'ite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad on Saturday as a U.N. envoy... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-iraq-headed-for-chaos-unless-lawmakers-unite-un-2001797
UN chief warns of risk of 'all-out escalation' in Israel, Gaza

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned of the "risk of an all-out escalation in Israel and Gaza," urging Israelis and Palestinians to find... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a472881.html
Government targets middlemen to curb food prices

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's food and finance ministers are now pushing states to let fruit and vegetable farmers sell to anyone they want,... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/LMEaGY8X7ZyV0WZjwDn2OM/Government-targets-middlemen-to-curb-food-prices.html
Is FDI in retail a better way to check hoarding than stamping on middlemen?

HAPUR: Every few weeks, farmer Jay Narayan Singh hauls onions and potatoes in a hired lorry to a wholesale market an hour's drive from his home in... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/tackling-price-rise-is-fdi-in-retail-a-better-way-to-check-hoarding-than-stamping-on-middlemen/articleshow/38196130.cms
Jammu tourist circuits

J&K Tourism Department has developed something like closed mindset. It is obsessed with two major debilities. One is that it thinks tourism in the... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/jammu-tourist-circuits-2/

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