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'If anything happens to me, IB and government are responsible'

‘Both (the BJP and the Congress) are two sides of the same coin. Both are equally corrupt, both are equally communal and anti-India.’ ‘The government doesn’t listen to......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

How we can build 'Indianness'

The new government has to make conscious efforts to rebuild social equality and bring the people together, says Devesh Kapur.  One of the most difficult challenges facing the new government is......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

'There are extreme voices in all of our religious traditions'

'The challenges of the world are too great for any one religious tradition to address alone.' The best way to learn about other religions is not from books, but from people... Go talk to someone......

The 'neta-babu raj'

The licence permit raj has morphed into a system which is just as crippling, A V Rajwade.The recent debate over the freedom of financial regulators from netas and babus needs to be looked at in the......

Can corporations save the world?

In areas of Sri Lanka devastated by the tsunami of 2004, hundreds of children attend new schools and thousands are served by a mobile medical clinic courtesy of Hasbro, the Pawtucket, R.I.,......

Why Indians are US's best immigrants

They have funny accents, occasionally dress in strange outfits, and some wear turbans and grow beards, yet Indians have been able to overcome stereotypes to become the U.S.'s most successful......

Ganga Dham: The world's first spiritual theme park

The tree-lined streets of Bombay suburb Juhu is Bollywood country, home to many of India's cultural glitterati. Big homes are the norm. Shiv Sagar, the grandson of a fabled Indian film producer and......

The last will and testament of Priyamvada Birla

The Calcutta high court on Friday served a notice on the Birlas after entertaining the probate application of R S Lodha by the Registrar-in-insolvency in connection with the controversial will of......

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Q. When Aryans migrated to India, all Aryan tribes of India and Iran followed the same pagan religion with one difference for Aryans of India, Deva was a good spirit and Asura was a bad spirit and for Iranians, Asur was a good spirit and Deva was a bad spirit. Later on, Aryans of India got Indianised and a great religion called Hinduism evolved. But the ancient religion of Iran has followers even now; our Parsi community follow this ancient religion. But many Hindus consider Hinduism as the oldest religion. Is it not factually wrong?
:  A. No.. First of All the 'Martial Races theory' was put forth by British to Justifiy the atrocities that they committed in several colony and this...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-aryans-migrated-to-india-all-aryan-tribes-of-india-and-//answers/15935912

Sankar  Mitra
Q. Please state some scientific facts mentioned in Quran .....
Sankar Mitra:  A. Scientists Comments on the Scientific Miracles in the Holy Quran1) Dr. T. V. N. Persaud is Professor of Anatomy, Professor of Pediatrics and Child...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-state-some-scientific-facts-mentioned-in-quran-...../15818247/answers/9111917

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Q. Would you please point out some scientific facts in Quraan?
Misconception :  A. HERE SCIENCE AND RELIGION MEETS --Dr. E. Marshall Johnson is Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at Thomas Jefferson University...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/would-you-please-point-out-some-scientific-facts-in-quraan/9104968/answers/9104777

Huda Wafa
Q. What was the main cause of French Revolu
Huda Wafa:  A. The French Revolution (17891799) was a period of political and social upheaval in the political history of France and Europe as a whole, during...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-was-the-main-cause-of-french-revolu/9102069/answers/1994698

anupnanda
Q. what should be the 5 things ( forget the priority - because all the 5 are likely equally important for the situation prevailing in India) that need most attention from the governments/people. IMHO that will be:1. Free education up to maybe 10th grade or 7th grade (includes lunch, tuition, books, a pair of dresses)2. Create employment (Food) for everyone3. Abolish CASTE system4. Strengthen institutions for Basic Science research5. Severe punishment for corrupt people
Anupnanda :  A. - Common Law- Politicians talking of caste or religion should be barred from politics or govt posts. Not only for him, even for his children. They...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-should-be-the-5-things--forget-the-priority---because-a/1994480/answers/740823

  Web results for Public Religion Research Institute
American Muslims 13 years after 9/11

The seven-million strong Muslim American community remain under pressure, 13 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Alarmingly, mainstream... ...

http://www.milligazette.com/news/10937-american-muslims-13-years-after-9-11
Shelby M.C. Davis and Mahindra Announce Major UWC Scholarship Commitment

Shelby Davis and Anand Mahindra said: The world needs extraordinary leadership to navigate today's complex challenges, tensions and conflicts, as... ...

http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762531-Davis-Mahindra-scholarship
On Mission Education

r, more and more members of confused youngistan' are joining a silent revolution to remodel regressive' India. ANANYA BORGOHAIN talks to some of... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/cover-story/on-mission-education.html
How the rich rule the world

It is hardly news that the rich have more political power than the poor, even in democratic countries where everyone gets a single vote in... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/J7og4vAbqx59MQjabHQOPJ/How-the-rich-rule-the-world.html
Happiness Better Than Prosperity

Last month I had the opportunity to meet several smart, young researchers from the Legatum Institute in London. Legatum churns out papers... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/77140-happiness-better-than-prosperity.html

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