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'Hope' to bring Lokpal Bill in Parl in July: PM

Terming the joining of hands of civil society and government on the Lokpal Bill issue as a step that augurs well for democracy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the government......

Photos: 2010, a hit-and-miss year for the forces

The worst-ever attack on a police force by Maoists, the blast in Pune at the beginning of the year and the Varanasi explosion at the end of the year blotted the copybook of the security......

How Rs 2,000 brought Bihar's most heartening change

After 10 years of inaction where no new schools were opened and no teachers recruited, one of the best indicators of a changing Bihar is a group of girls cycling to school. Archana Masih reports......

Xi Jinping to succeed Hu as Chinese president

Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping was on Monday promoted and made vice-chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission of the ruling Communist party, in clear indications that he will succeed......

Kashmir is not your integral part, Pak tells India

Upping the ante, Pakistan on Thursday said there can be no result-oriented discussions with India on Kashmir unless New Delhi stops treating it as the country's integral part and seeking a solution......

The story of Kasimbazar's networks

If you do not know much about Kasimbazar, I would not hold it against you; after all it has a population of only 10,000 and lies in one of the most neglected corners of the state of West Bengal.......

Google's doodles set to get more interactive

Even for a generation which sources most of its history from Google, it comes as a surprise that the American company is commemorating artistes and events in the most innovative way. Google's......

Sensex sheds 272 points on global concerns

Increasing nuclear hazards in Japan, following another blast at the ill-fated Fukushima nuclear plant, spread a cloud of nervousness around the world, as a reuslt of which the Indian bourses opened......

Fake currency problem is alarming: FM

The government on Tuesday admitted that the problem of fake currency was 'alarming and dangerous' as some groups are trying to destabilise the Indian economy by injecting massive doses of......

India not to accept legally binding carbon cuts

Ahead of the Copenhagen summit, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Tuesday that India would subject to voluntary emission cuts and not accept any legally binding emission......

Topless Bipasha up for grabs!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Bipasha Basu is spotted at a mall in Mumbai during the unveiling of Maxim's fifth anniversary special collector's edition. The special......

Meet the pretty face of horror!

A horror film as a debut may not be everyone's cup of tea. But Madhurima Tuli is not perturbed. The former beauty queen and face of Loreal is making a transition from ads to films with her Hindi......

PHOTOS: Goal-line technology, Benzema star in France's win

France beat a 10-man Honduras 3-0 in a bruising World Cup clash, where goal-line technology awarded the first international goal in history, in Porto Alegre, on Sunday. Three minutes into the......

World Cup chit-chat: Hamstrung Ronaldo named in Portugal's provisional squad

Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Portugal's World Cup campaign after being named in their provisional 30-man squad for the finals on Tuesday, despite currently being out with a hamstring injury. The......

Nasri, Abidal out of France squad, Griezmann called up

Centre-back Eric Abidal and midfielder Samir Nasri were missing when France coach Didier Deschamps named a 24-man squad on Thursday for next week's friendly against the Netherlands. Forward Antoine......

Tottenham Hotspur sack manager Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas was sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager on Monday as two Premier League thrashings in three weeks exposed the side's frailties despite a transfer outlay of over......

Messi, Ribery, Ronaldo shortlisted for Ballon d'Or

World governing body FIFA has named Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery as the three nominations from a 10-player shortlist for the Ballon d'Or award. Barcelona and......

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:  A. Genoa, Italy. Sections in this article: Introduction; Early Years Voyages to the ... Who was Christopher Columbus> Christopher Columbus lived...... more

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Siachen:  A. BeninPorto-Novo is the official capital of Benin but Cotonou is the seat of government.BoliviaThe administrative capital of Bolivia is La Paz while...... more

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Smitha:  A. Joanne "Jo" Rowling OBE (born 31 July 1965) is an English fiction writer who writes under the pen name J. K. Rowling. Rowling is the author of the...... more

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Pieters one of four players back for Dutch

AMSTERDAM: Stoke City defender Erik Pieters is among four players who missed out on the World Cup that were called up in a provisional 25-man squad... ...

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Brazil boss Dunga cuts several World Cup players for friendlies

Spain-based fullbacks Dani Alves and Marcelo plus striker Jo joined forward Fred and midfielder Paulinho in being axed in the shake up when Dunga... ...

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Manchester City are the team to beat …

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