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8 killed in Israeli air strikes on day 49 of Gaza war

Intensifying its military offensive in Gaza, Israel on Monday pounded Hamas targets in the coastal strip with air strikes and tanks, killing at least eight Palestinians on the 49th day of the war......

Israel, Hamas resume fire as 3-day Gaza truce ends

Sound of explosions broke the 72-hour lull in Gaza on Friday after Hamas refused to extend the ceasefire and fired a barrage of rockets at Israel which responded by air strikes killing a child, as......

Egyptian court sentences Mubarak to 3 years in jail for graft

An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding the 86-year-old leader guilty of embezzling public funds, three years after he was......

Egypt court sentences Brotherhood chief, 682 others to death

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and his 682 supporters to death, a move that could raise tension in the country, which has been gripped by turmoil since......

Egyptian court sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

A court in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges of killing a policeman and attacks on people and property, in one of the......

Govt has full right over gas, not Ambanis: SC

In what could be a severe blow to Anil Ambani group seeking cheap gas from elder brother Mukesh-led Reliance Industries Ltd, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the government has the last......

Want the perfect movie holiday? Click here!

The best of India and the Middle East, now at the Dharamsala Film Festival. Mountains. Movies. And a possible glimpse of the Dalai Lama. Yes, one can have it all at the Dharamsala International......

Desperately seeking Apu's room

Robert Hirschfield goes looking for the space he made his own from the moment he saw Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray's Apur Sansar (The World of Apu).'Why have you come to Kolkata?' At two in the......

Iron Man 2 leads the charge this summer

The remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street is the ruling box office champion across America and Canada now, having grossed a healthy $33 million over the weekend. But in foreign territories Iron Man 2......

Akshay & Katrina romance in Egypt!

Bollywood's hottest on-screen couple were spotted cosying up at the Pyramids in Egypt. But before you jump to conclusions, it was not a secret rendezvous.Rather, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif were......

Sports Shorts: World No 1 Lee denies doping allegations

Lee Chong Wei. Photograph: Syamsul Bahri Muhammad/Getty Images Badminton World No 1 Lee Chong Wei has denied cheating or relying on banned substances despite failing a doping test that could lead......

India weakened by Pallikal's absence at World Team squash

India's Dipika Pallikal. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images India’s ace woman squash player, Dipika Pallikal, will be skipping next month's World Team Championships in Canada. The reason:......

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......

Hong Kong Squash Open: Indian challenge ends

India’s Joshna Chinappa put up a valiant fight against Alison Waters but the World No 4 eventually managed to tame the unseeded Indian 3-1 in the Women's Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial......

Joshna charges into maiden World Series quarter-finals

India's Joshna Chinappa pulled off a sensational second successive upset in the Women's Hong Kong Open to claim her first ever quarter-final berth in a WSA World Series event. After making her......
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Q. The Meaning of the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt ??
:  A. The Great Sphinx of Giza (or, commonly, the Sphinx) is a statue of a reclining or couchant sphinx (a mythical creature with a lion\'s body and a...... more

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Q. What all substances were important for mummification mixtures for the pharaohs?
Hari Baskar:  A. Mummification in ancient Egypt was a very long and expensive process. From start to finish, it took about seventy days to embalm a body. Since the...... more

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Q. which pyramids were built by pharos in Egypt or Sudan ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. There are over 100 pyramids in Egypt. Most were built as tombs for the country's Pharaohs and their consorts during the Old and Middle Kingdom...... more

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Q. What is the capital of egpyt
Mikazi Kazi:  A. Cairo (Arabic transliteration: al-Qāhira), which means "the triumphant" is the capital and largest city of Egypt. It is the Arab...... more

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Q. where is branch of mahandra company ?
Asheesh:  A.  Location Details Location Type Address Branch Office 7, Dr. Ishaque Road (Old KYD Street) Kolkata - 700016West Bengal - IndiaPhone : Fax :...... more

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MAKING GOOD ON THE BLOCK

Inspired by a short film on an auction house in the heart of fashionable Kolkata, anit mukherjea fleshes out an endearing sense of familial... ...

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Guitarist Ali Lubbad's music is as mixed up as the story of his life

Ali Lubbad (right, in black) plays primitive music for modern machine Forty-three-year old, small-time American guitarist Ali Lubbad would have... ...

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Coach Gharib pays price for Egypt's Cup failure

CAIRO: Shawky Gharib was on Friday sacked as coach of Egypt for failing to qualify the Pharaohs for the . Egypt missed out on the upcoming finals... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/top-stories/Coach-Gharib-pays-price-for-Egypts-Cup-failure/articleshow/45231710.cms
Casualty of Population Control

The recent laparoscopic tubectomies conducted at Bilaspur district in Chhattisgarh, which claimed the lives of 14 women and rendered 30 in a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Casualty-of-Population-Control/2014/11/20/article2531506.ece
Goodbye, Sindh; Hello, World

A Partition Diary Jyoti Gulab Delhi Sindh, July 1947: My sisters and I were highly excited at the thought of leaving Hyderabad, Sindh, to... ...

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