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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......

Iran puts ONGC discovered gas field on auction list

In a bid to pressure India to invest in a Persian Gulf gas field, Iran has put ONGC- discovered Farzad-B gas field on a list of fields it plans to auction citing delays by the Indian firm in its......

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......

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......

Quiz Time: Who gave Dilip Kumar his first break?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Today, we celebrate Dilip Kumar's birthday by quizing you about his movies. Let's see how much YOU know! 1. Who gave Dilip Kumar his first......

'Sanjeev Kumar had no ego, Ashok Kumar had a feminine voice'

Deven Verma passed away into the ages on December 2. We re-publish an interview done with the veteran actor on July 25, 2013. One of the most talented actors of his time, Deven Varma has worked in......

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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Q. Visitors to the Islamic Museum in Cairo are always astounded at the geographical tools, resources and maps they find, many of which date back to times long before we supposedly discovered that the earth was round. These materials are a tribute to the significant contribution that Islam has made to the field of geography.One of the key figures in this sharing of knowledge was the Moroccan geographer, Abu Abdallah Al-Idrisi. However, before him, a long line of Muslim explorers left their marks on the world.
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http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/visitors-to-the-islamic-museum-in-cairo-are-always-astounded/28048552/answers/

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Q. The name of which character of Arabian Nights means ' Lord of the Sindh River' in Persian ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. The earliest Islamic geographical works still available today date back to the 9th century during the rule of Ma'mun. A map of the world was...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-name-of-which-character-of-arabian-nights-means--lord-of/27937366/answers/28048559

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Q. The name of Pashmina has been derived from Persian word pasm meaning what?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Sindbad. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-name-of-pashmina-has-been-derived-from-persian-word-pasm/27850725/answers/27937369

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Q. Who authored the book" The Canon of Medicine"?
Azam Khan:  A. meaning "wool" in Persian more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-authored-the-book-the-canon-of-medicine/27776885/answers/27850749

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Q. Who authored the book" The Canon of Medicine"?
Azam Khan:  A. The Canon of Medicine is an encyclopedia of medicine in five books compiled by Persian philosopher Avicenna and completed in 1025. It presents a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-authored-the-book-the-canon-of-medicine/27776886/answers/27776897

  Web results for Persian
10 wonderful ideas for a romantic 'first' date

Fun. Adventure. Nature. Humour. What's your idea of a perfect first date? Read on... Psychologist Sigmund Freud used to conduct word... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-10-wonderful-ideas-for-a-romantic-first-date/20141221.htm
cops on the lookout for translator

The Bengaluru Police has hit a linguistic obstacle as several of Mehdi's retweets are in Levantic Arabic and Kurdish languages. The police who... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/levantic-arabic-and-kurdish-tweets-cops-lookout-translator
Kohinoor's journey from Kalaburagi to England

The historic Kohinoor diamond that today adorns the British crown was found centuries ago on the banks of River Krishna in Kollur village of the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/448910/kohinoors-journey-kalaburagi-england.html
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By Vikas Datta Have you ever wondered how Indian films, especially the Bollywood variety, came to be song-and-dance spectacles, mostly featuring... ...

http://news.chennaionline.com/newsitem.aspx?NEWSID=9d9572e3-5bf8-43fb-b4e3-aeca573729fb&CATEGORYNAME=NATL
History in a box

A Bengaluru resident, bequeathed with an ordinary-looking tin, traces its origins to World War I when it was distributed among soldiers as a... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/sunday-read/Jo-Nambiar-Bhaskaran-Nair-British-Museum-Princess-Marys-Christmas-Gift-Box/articleshow/45588956.cms

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