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'Sanskrit must be janbhasha; it's not a language of Brahmins alone'

Many feel that Indian languages are in a mess and what one witnesses is a mixture of English, Persian and Arabic in our regional languages. The question is, how do we purify Indian languages and......

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......

Indian tanker seized by Iran released

Iran on Thursday ordered a release of an Indian tanker seized by it in Persian Gulf while carrying crude from Basrah in Iraq and taken to its Bandar Abbas Port 24 days ago. The vessel MT Desh......

'Warnings were issued before US navy fired'

The Pentagon insisted that the United States naval ship had issued several warning to a fishing boat in the Persian Gulf before it fired shots killing an Indian fisherman and injuring three others.......

'US moves new forces to Persian Gulf to ward off Iran'

United States has moved more warships and fighter aircraft to the Persian Gulf to keep the strategic Straits of Hormuz open and strike deep within Iran if the stand-off over its nuclear programme......

Rise in south Indian women going abroad for jobs

The number of women workers from South India going abroad, especially to countries in the Persian Gulf for want of jobs, has been steadily increasing in the last five years, according to the......

'Oil supply not hurt by payments issue'

Essar Oil, the nation's second biggest importer of Iranian crude oil, said supplies from the Persian Gulf country have not been affected after the RBI clamped down on the main conduit Indian......

ICICI's Dubai unit wins $300 mn for India

ICICI Bank Ltd said its year-old private banking unit in Dubai has attracted at least $300 million of money from the Persian Gulf to India, the world's second fastest growing major economy.The......

IOC, OVL get a block in Iran gas field

Iran on Monday agreed to give Indian oil firms a block in North Pars gas field in Persian Gulf for production of LNG and its export to India and other countries. State-run Indian Oil Corporation......

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......

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......

U2: Rockers-cum-diplomats

The famed social activism of Irish band U2 has taken on a new face: that of legendary 13th century Persian poet Rumi, who's oft-known as the smiling face of Islam. According to a recent Guardian......

Review: 300 thrills, but leaves you cold

We will block the sun with our arrows,' says a foul-faced Persian emissary, speaking of Xerxes' million-man army and their unstoppable advance.Stelios, the Spartan, allows him a second of......

Jai Ho: Cinemas unsure if Salman will enter 2014 with a bang

The advance booking of Salman Khan's eagerly awaited film Jai Ho have started and although the sentiment regarding the movie is buoyant in markets such as Uttar Pradesh, metros such as......

'Filmmaking is about how to piss off those you know and to impress those you don't!'

"No producer or director wants to cast me in love stories,” says Irrfan Khan as Aseem Chhabra listens in. A few days after the Mumbai Film Festival announced that the Iranian master Asghar......

Japan, South Korea stunned in Asian qualifiers

Japan and South Korea both suffered deflating defeats in Asian World Cup qualifying matches in the Persian Gulf on Friday.Striker Vahid Hashemian struck twice to give Iran a deserved 2-1 victory......

I'm no ruthless parasite, Blatter tells Oxford students

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hit back at his critics, saying he was no "ruthless parasite sucking the lifeblood out of football" and arguing the profits his organisation earn are ploughed back......

Prince Ali criticises FIFA over Middle East treatment

FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein has criticised soccer's world governing body FIFA for banning Iraq from hosting home internationals and called upon the organisation to do more for......
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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/

lalit mahata
Q. Which term is derived from the Persian word sah mat meaning' the king is dead' ?
Lalit Mahata:  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-term-is-derived-from-the-persian-word-sah-mat-meaning-/27134546/answers/27337352

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The name of which middle-eastern dish comes from the Persian word ' Pounded meat' ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Checkmate. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-name-of-which-middle-eastern-dish-comes-from-the-persian/27080376/answers/27134548

shanu kumar
Q. who is the founder of mugalempire
Shanu Kumar:  A. Kofta. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-the-founder-of-mugalempire/27078419/answers/27080386

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US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/us-coast-guard-fires-at-iranian-boat-in-gulf-news-others-oi1w6whaifhec.html
US is Mobilizing Allies to Widen Assault on Islamic State

Washington: The United States has begun to mobilize a broad coalition of allies behind potential military action in Syria and is moving toward... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/us-is-mobilizing-allies-to-widen-assault-on-islamic-state-582402?pfrom=home-lateststories
For passing in Telugu 35 marks compulsory

: Govt. of Telangana issued the new examination program for 9th and 10th Classes for the year 2014-15. According to the new schedule, there will... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/passing-telugu-35-marks-compulsory
where the masses set the norm

Word is that Tamil is a language like no other. And researchers at the have several reasons to offer. Their decadelong research presented in a book... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533979/s/3de1fb76/sc/4/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cchennai0CTamil0ENadu0Ewhere0Ethe0Emasses0Eset0Ethe0Enorm0Carticleshow0C40A9673610Bcms/story01.htm
Qatar pursues perfect city in bid to host FIFA World Cup

If youre planning to create the perfect 21st-century city, it is a good idea to start with a blank slate. Even if that slate is a sweltering strip... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/qatar-pursues-perfect-city-bid-host-fifa-world-cup/

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