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Do you know these 10 famous Scots?

Scotland will vote on whether it will be an independent country or will remain a part of the United Kingdom on September 18. Independence will end a 305-year-old union with England and break up......

Britain was the real Jurassic Park

Britain was one of the world's original Jurassic parks about 140 million years ago, researchers have claimed.Researchers have identified 108 species found since the first discovery was named in......

Building a rare museum, doll by doll

For a group of students in a North Carolina school, making a doll for children in India was more for a cause than fun and work.They named the doll Black-eyed Susan, and gave her a warm send-off. It......

'A politician of principle'

Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook was "the greatest parliamentarian of his generation," according to Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott. Cook, who quit Prime Minister Tony Blair's......

Citi's super exclusive card

Want to experience the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and relax and unwind at the castle of the Chivas Brothers in the heartland of whisky making?Want to fly by a private jet -- a state-of-the......

Vijay Mallya gets global acceptance, finally

In an interview to BBC in September 2005, UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya had said, "I think that the poorest of the poor look up to wealthy and successful Indians with some degree of......

Mallya buys Whyte & Mackay for 595 million pounds

Liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya-promoted United Spirits on Wednesday said it had acquired Scottish whiskey maker Whyte & Mackay for pound 595 million (nearly Rs 4,819 crore). The company informed the......

Scotch inventory to aid W&M sale

In a unique leveraged buyout, the Vijay Mallya-owned UB Group is mobilising more than half the acquisition cost of Whyte & Mackay against the Glasgow-based firm's huge inventory that consists of......

UB to buy Whyte & Mackay for Rs 4,350 cr

The Vijay Mallya-controlled United Breweries group is close to acquiring Glasgow-based distillers Whyte & Mackay for nearly 500 million (Rs 4,350 crore) by the end of this month.This will be the......

Review: Brave doesn't live up to Pixar magic

Brave is not the annual Pixar event that enthralls us, and as an adult who takes great joy in being predictably overwhelmed by the tablelamp-hopping wizards each summer, it's a crushing......

Review: Deiva Thirumagan music is touching

Pavithra Srinivasan reviews the Tamil album, Deiva Thirumagan. Post YOUR reviews here!Mohan Natarajan's Deiva Thirumagan (The Son of God), directed by A L Vijay, stars Vikram, Anushka Shetty and......

Guru's soundtrack is typical Rahman

In this reviewer's humble opinion, there is a fine line between having your own sound and being repetitive. A R Rahman is one of the few music directors in Bollywood-- or for that matter anywhere--......

Is Sean Connery retiring?

Sir Sean Connery has pulled out of his current project, Josiah's Canon, scheduled to begin filming in February. The actor gave up a $17.5 million fee from Fox to focus full-time on writing his......
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Q. What is a Mondegreen? Do you know anything about it?
:  A. The term mondegreen was originally coined by author Sylvia Wright, and has come to be quite widely used. As a child, Wright heard the lyrics of The...... more

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Q. In which time sctos used to wore kilt?
Cyrus Irani:  A. From around the 1600s, in particularly by armies in the Scottish Highlands. Each clan had its own design of tartan. They are still worn today,...... more

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Q. name the three types of hockey?
Gaurav Vyas:  A. Field Hockey Indoor Hockey - Field Hockey Indoors Mini Hockey - Field Hockey with a minimum of 5 players on each team including Goalkeeper. Ice...... more

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Q. Name the ancient musical instrument which is still found in a number of countries. It is a reed instrument, with the reed sounded by air expressed from a leather bag. It generally makes use of a single pipe that can be fingered to produce different notes, with additional drones, pipes that produce single notes.
Sangeetha:  A. Bagpipes are a class of musical instrument, aerophones using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag. Though the...... more

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Q. Does the moon revolve
Shinning Star:  A. The center of the Moon's orbit is not in the center of the Earth. The Earth and Moon revolve around a common point called the barycenter. The...... more

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Fall in the River City

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A look at some of the finest Scottish cinema

A ruthless dictator by the name of Idi Amin used to call himself the last king of Scotland. What's worth noting here is he assumed this sobriquet... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/a-look-at-some-of-the-finest-scottish-cinema/15620178
Speaking Scots

Of all the manglings of spoken English the people of these islands produce, I love the Scots accent the most, actually all the various Scots... ...

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Vote reveals deep Scottish divide

Glasgow, Sept. 19: So the referendum is over and Scotland has decided to remain part of the UK by 55.3 per cent of votes cast to 44.7 per cent. But... ...

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At Highland Games, revelers split on Scottish vote

The head of the St. Andrew's Society of New Hampshire said his heart wanted to see Scottish voters choose independence Thursday, but his head knew... ...

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