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Thank you Modi & India, tweets Obama as he takes off

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama fold their hands in a namaste greeting from the steps of Air Force One upon their departure at the airport in New Delhi on Tuesday.......

UK: Generals, admirals, air marshals face sack

Many top British armed forces officers, including generals, admirals and air marshals, may soon be shown the door as part of the United Kingdom's government's plans to reduce military bureaucracy,......

Air Marshal Browne to be next IAF chief

Air Marshal N A K Browne, an ace MiG-21 and Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter pilot, will be the next chief of Indian Air Force. 59-year-old Browne, vice chief of IAF, will take over from Air Chief Marshal P V......

In PHOTOS: The daring Al-Ain Aerobatics show

More than 15 aerobatic and display teams from three continents, including representatives from three national air forces, recently took part in the 2011 Al Ain Aerobatic Show. The airshow witnessed......

IAF faces shortage of 400 pilots

The Indian Air Force is facing shortage of about 400 pilots in various categories and plans to fill the vacancies within the next two years, Chief of Air Staff P V Naik said on Tuesday. "There is......

Tainted team owners may cost IPL Rs 1,000 crore

The Indian Premier League cricket tournament could lose about Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billion) in revenue if it is forced to de-franchise the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals teams. The......

Premji against law on mandatory CSR spending

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji on Thursday came out strongly against the idea of formulating laws on mandatory spending by industry on corporate social responsibility. "I don't think you generate CSR......

Why India needs to spend more on its defence

In his Budget Speech on February 28, 2011, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee set aside Rs 164,425 crore ($36 billion) for defence during the next financial year (FY 2011-12). This is less than 2......

Home loan rates to remain firm for now

Home loan rates are likely to remain firm for a short period of time, owing to change in policy rates, said Madhumita Ganguli, senior general manger at HDFC. The central bank last year had......

Markets: Expect 10-12% returns in 2011

Premium valuations, global uncertainty and higher inflation will lead to moderate returns of 10-12 per cent in 2011 for the broader markets, say money managers. Unlike the 80-plus per cent returns......

Birthday Special: Javed Akhtar at 70, the man, the magic, the milestone

The Bollywood stalwart turns 70 on January 17.There is never a dull moment in the company of his sparkling eyes and splendid repartee, a characteristic that makes him a delight to read, hear, or......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......

50 pieces of silver: The Gospel according to Tarantino

As Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino turns 50, Raja Sen comes up with a light-hearted write-up on what would happen if the director decided to make the Bible no less.I always picture Quentin......

When Rishi Kapoor wanted a drink...

Two first time directors --- Arjun Gourisaria and Moinak Biswas --- triumphed over the Bengali language works of veterans Aparna Sen (Iti Mrinalini) and Rituparno Ghosh (Noukadubi) with......

Hamilton zooms in Red Arrows Hawk before British GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was observed enjoying a ride in a 600 mph Red Arrows Hawk jet, sailing over Lincolnshire, ahead of Sunday's British Grand Prix. The F1 top gun, who is known for......

'No games security threat despite guards fiasco'

London's Olympic Games is not threatened by a major security contractor's failure to find enough staff, ministers and the head of the city's organising committee said on Sunday, seeking to quell a......

British armed forces to act as Games flag bearers

British servicemen and women will carry the national flags at the team welcome and medals ceremonies at this year's Olympic Games, the London 2012 organising committee said on Thursday. Members of......

WICB summons Chanderpaul over comments on TV

After summoning opener Chris Gayle to a meeting with its top brass, the West Indies Cricket Board has now sought an explanation from the veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul over his remarks in a......

Rajasthan Royals lament abdication of King Warne

Shane Warne could not replicate the fairytale success of 2008 in his final season with the Rajasthan Royals but the flamboyant Australian walked away from the Indian Premier League (IPL) last week......

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Q. What is special today ?
:  A. May 9 is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 236 days remaining until the end of the year.328...... more

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Q. why the number "21", in a 21 gun salute
Jatin:  A. Today, the national salute of 21 guns is fired in honor of a national flag, the soverign or chief of state of a foreign nation, a member of a...... more

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Q. what is the most special event in history that happened today?
Mere Dil:  A. 1910 Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.1913...... more

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Q. \"I\'m proud to say that my father and husband were brave police officers who sacrificed their lives for mother country, and now I\'m no way going to prevent my son from being a brave soldier\" - these are words of the wife of a brave police officer who sacrificed his life saving us on the day of Mumbai massacre. She continued with moist eyes \"He used to tell me that when he is in uniform he belongs to the nation\". Even after the whole series of tragedy in her home she is brave enough with her resolution to make her son also a courageous soldier. What are we doing for these great
Shivraj Pyati:  A. We are proud of such great families who have sacrificed everything for the nation. I bow,n,salute each one of them. I am reminded of a grand lady...... more

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Q. Who and when invented \"Ball-Point Pen \"?
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. A Hungarian journalist named Laszlo Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938. Biro had noticed that the type of ink used in newspaper printing...... more

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Survivors return to Auschwitz, 70 years on, as leaders sound alarm

Oswiecim: Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, ageing survivors and dignitaries gather at the site synonymous with the Holocaust on... ...

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Thank you Modi & India, tweets Obama as he takes off

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama fold their hands in a namaste greeting from the steps of Air Force One upon their... ...

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Barack Obama wraps up three-day India visit, departs for Saudi Arabia

Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle, folded his hands in a traditional "namaste" and waved before boarding Air Force One at the Palam airport... ...

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Barack Obama's India visit ends

US President Barack Obama's three-day trip to India ended Tuesday and he left for Saudi Arabia where he will offer his condolences to the royal... ...

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Bengaluru's luxury hotels raise tariffs during Aero India Show 2015

Luxury hotels in Bengaluru are leveraging the strong demand from corporate travellers for the biennial Aero India Show 2015 at Air Force Station... ...

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