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IN PIX: Animals that wore a SPACESUIT

Iran's state news agency has announced that it wants a Persian cat to be its next astronaut. The feline creature could be a front-runner for a space mission as early as in March 2014. The......

'Nalanda an international varsity, not another central university'

Noble laureate economist Amartya Sen, the chancellor of Nalanda University in Bihar's Nalanda district, has questioned the interpretation of the upcoming university as another central university......

Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years.He was one of the great personalities......

Remembering the Mighty Shivaji, truly a world leader

Shivaji revolutionised the art of warfare in India. His approach to the use of violence was radically different from that followed in the preceding 1,000 years. He was one of the great......

Shivaji should be remembered as a pan Indian leader

Shivaji did not strive for ‘Marathi raj’ but fought for ‘Hindavi Swarajya’ or self rule by Hindustanis. He was one of the great personalities of not just Indian but world......

Sony goes desi to appeal to first-time gamers

You've been a Duke destroying evil forces descending on mankind. You've been the Prince of Persia saving your sweetheart from the crooked Wazir. You have been Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and......

Console gaming storms Indian homes

Not too long ago, the pinnacle of gaming in India were Prince of Persia and Doom. Now, those computer games can finally be sent back to the Jurassic era where both serious and casual gamers agree......

India's rich textile legacy

That's a 17th century Indian border print that was popular in Persia," says Dr Ruth Barnes, looking at the leaf-like motif print on my skirt. "Border prints tend to last longest - like the......

Of biryani, history and entrepreneurship

Did you know that there are over 26 varieties of biryani made in India?Or that biryani comes from the Persian word 'birian' which means 'fried before cooking'?Or that, though it is considered a......

Success recipe of Tata, Wipro and Cipla

  Economic liberalisation and exposure to greater global competition are creating a relatively equal opportunities business environment in India.  The major promoter of India’s......

Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Timepass

My favourite thing about the new Prince Of Persia movie, much like the games, is the way the titular hero makes makeshift footholds and scurries across a skyline, planting feet and hands on arrows......

Bollywood prays for Japan

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Japan's earthquake-tsunami tragedy hasn't gone unnoticed in tinsel town; the......

Elizabeth Hurley is Wonder Woman villain

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here!Elizabeth Hurley has landed a villainous role on the new Wonder Woman TV pilot. The 45-year-old, who has been in the......

Dance the year away with Mallika & Malaika!

The year is coming to an end and giving it a big send off are none other than two of the most hottest Bollywood divas, Mallika Sherawat and Malaika Arora Khan. The two hotties have been roped by......

Krishnan's getting married!

After winning hearts with his 'love story', Kannada industry's on screen Krishna, Ajay Rao, is now gearing up to share his 'marriage story'. Ajay has signed a film titled Krishnan Marriage Story.......

CL T20 Images: South Australia demolish Mumbai

Openers Michael Klinger and Daniel Harris scripted a dramatic run-chase as South Australia beat fancied Mumbai Indians by five wickets in a thrilling Champions League Twenty20 match in Durban on......

Youth Olympics: Wrestler Pooja Dhanda wins silver

Woman wrestler Pooja Dhanda won India's first medal at the Youth Olympic Games while shuttlers Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy kept themselves in contention after the second day in the inaugural event......

Woods a picture of relief after media grilling in Scotland

The joyless look in Tiger Woods' eyes said it all. It is one thing for the fallen hero to say he is trying to "become a better person" but convincing the media and public is another matter......

Ultimate race provides maximum drama

The ultimate Olympic race, celebrating an event of doubtful authenticity over a distance chosen to accommodate the British royal family, captured the popular imagination from the outset.Won by......

Ultimate race provides maximum drama

The ultimate Olympic race, celebrating an event of doubtful authenticity over a distance chosen to accommodate the British royal family, captured the popular imagination from the outset.Won by......
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Vilas Deshpande
Q. what is the difference between gazal and qawali?
Vilas Deshpande:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-gazal-and-qawali/27337333/answers/

Flying Saucer
Q. which ruler of Persia invaded India and took away the Peacock Throne Kohinoor diamond?
Flying Saucer:  A. The roots of Qawwali can be traced back to 8th century Persia (today's Iran and Afghanistan). During the first major migration from Persia, in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-ruler-of-persia-invaded-india-and-took-away-the-peacoc/27100702/answers/27337352

GingerMasalaTadka
Q. Two places, which now lie outside the borders of India are mentioned, one each in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. One is Sri Lanka, as the island kingdom of Lanka, ruled by Ravana, the main villain in the Ramayana. Which city outside what is now India, is the other?
GingerMasalaTadka:  A. Nadirshah more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/two-places-which-now-lie-outside-the-borders-of-india-are-me/26626468/answers/27100725

pravin
Q. From which country did Omar Khayyam, the author of 'Rubaiyat' hail?
Pravin:  A. there are so many, Valmiki ramayan even have references of African countries like Ghana and Male, But youmight be talking abt Afghanistan, which...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-which-country-did-omar-khayyam-the-author-of-rubaiyat-h/26130741/answers/26626494

Prasoon Sinha
Q. Which MOVIE You have seen RECENTLY ??
Prasoon Sinha:  A. Persia more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-movie-you-have-seen-recently-/25880075/answers/26130750

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'My father saw first major action in WW-1'

LUCKNOW: Even before completing 21 years of age Bibhuti Bhushan Dey Majumdar had become a part of the British Army, and the first major action,... ...

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Jhansi soldier won Victoria Cross

The 7th Light Cavalry, based in Babina in Jhansi was one of the unit that participated in the World War I. As per records, the unit fought in two... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Jhansi-soldier-won-Victoria-Cross/articleshow/39150537.cms
Wanderlust inspires fashion

While artistic instincts drive creative expression, at times it's the mind of a wanderer that fills up the creative canvas with diverse shades.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/fashion/shows/Wanderlust-inspires-fashion/articleshow/39100501.cms
Remains of a war

India Gate. Whether it is the hot, scorching summer, the humid monsoons, or the crisp, bitterly cold winters, the evening scene around the monument... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/421972/remains-war.html
The evergreen diva of the wardrobe

Long after being a beachwear staple, kaftans have emerged as a cherished favourite for modern day resort wear. A popular variant of the robe or a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/fashion/the-evergreen-diva-of-the-wardrobe/article6249344.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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