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US's Modi pitch: Top diplomat in India next week

Nisha Desai Biswal, the Obama administration's point person for South and Central Asia, will travel to India next week to hold talks with officials of the new government on a series of bilateral......

US cannot keep avoiding Modi: Experts

Two former senior United States diplomats, with more than 60 years experience in South Asia between them, have exhorted Washington to establish communication with Bharatiya Janata Party’s......

Miss Asia Pacific Srishti Rana's crown seized at Mumbai airport

The diamond studded crown of India's Srishti Rana, who has been crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 in Busan, South Korea, was seized for not paying customs, a senior customs official said.......

A first: Obama to appoint PIO as asst secretary for South Asia

Nisha Desai Biswal is strongly tipped to succeed Robert Blake and will be the first Indian-origin nominee to the post, reports Aziz Haniffa  In what could be yet another historic......

Terror threats: US issues worldwide alert to its citizens

The United States has issued a worldwide travel alert to its citizens including in South Asia where it said terrorist outfits like al-Qaeda, the Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) might harm them.......

India likely to have near-normal monsoon

La Nina, a weather pattern arising in the Pacific Ocean that causes heavy rain in South Asia, is assuming a neutral condition, senior India Meteorological Department officials have said.This......

India among Dubai's most important export markets

India and Pakistan in South Asia remain Dubai's most important export markets, says a Department for Economic Development survey.The DED survey also revealed that firms in the South Asian region......

US budgets $15 mn for India, $300 mn for Pak

The US budget proposals unveiled by President George W Bush includes $564 million in aid for South Asia, the bulk of it for Pakistan and Afghanistan and a comparatively miniscule amount for......

French tourist office sets up base

After South East Asia, its Europe's turn to woo Indian tourists.The French Tourist Office or the Maison de la France has set shop in India to promote France as an exciting and affordable......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

Cricket Buzz: Australia prepare artificial pitch for spin practice

Ryan Harris bowls in the new National Cricket Centre nets in Brisbane. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images Australia has built an artificial pitch at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane to......

Classic moments from the Football World Cup - Part 5 (2002 to 2014)

This is the fifth and final part of a brief history of the World Cup finals covering the tournaments from 2002 through to the preparations for 2014:2002 SOUTH KOREA AND JAPANFinal: June 30 2002:......

Will Team India return to winning ways in Asia Cup?

Humiliated and win-less for quite a while, a bruised Indian cricket team will be hoping to rediscover its winning ways in a five-way battle for regional supremacy in the 12th Asia......

  People speak for south asia department

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Q. CURRENT AFFAIRS ..Is the bloodbath at Dantewada a wake-up call ? Will Military Move in there ? Is There any other Solution ?
:  A. Could the massacre of the 75 jawans at Dantewada been avoided? Was the state prepared for a strategic counter-offensive such as this by the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/current-affairs-..is-the-bloodbath-at-dantewada-a-wake-up-ca//answers/16876801

commonsense
Q. Is Manmohan Singh the best PM India ever had?
Commonsense:  A. EDUCATION /Qualification: 1950: Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, Punjab University, Chandigarh , 1952; Stood first in MA (Economics), Punjab...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-manmohan-singh-the-best-pm-india-ever-had/16876440/answers/14579739

suresh dinakar
Q. Can we say that customer is slowly becoming the king in India in the consumer market?
Suresh Dinakar:  A. the concept of chains is still at an infantile stage in most South Asian countries, and as a result the Customer Is King ideology continues to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-we-say-that-customer-is-slowly-becoming-the-king-in-indi/14563739/answers/14183112

Good Citizen
Q. when ever i go to defaecation whole day i have pain about 1 week im suffering 4m this problem my age is 18 and i have constipation problem tooi dnt know it is piles or fistula but a vein is swallon i dnt know what to do ?i m in very pain ?plz help meya i have menstrual disturabance too is this is the reason?
Good Citizen:  A. Anal Fistula is a perplexing disease affecting lakhs of people all over the world. It has afflicted mankind for centuries but till date there had...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-ever-i-go-to-defaecation-whole-day-i-have-pain-about-1-/14182256/answers/12912938

Neelima Maddali
Q. "You have a totally incompetent home minister, and why he isn't removed is beyond me," So says Walter Andersen, a former senior Administration official, who headed the State Department's South Asia Division of the Intelligence and Research Bureau. plz comment.
Neelima Maddali:  A. he is having the support of Madame, Sonia Gandhi. He is her blue eyed boy. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/quotyou-have-a-totally-incompetent-home-minister-and-why-he-/12912869/answers/12065066

  Web results for South Asia Department
CBI to Probe Chidambaram's FIPB Nod in Aircel-Maxis Deal

The CBI will investigate the circumstances of the FIPB approval given by the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006.... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/CBI-to-Probe-Chidambarams-FIPB-Nod-in-AircelMaxis-Deal/860629
Utlimate world wide 60 cities to visit before you die.

It's never too late to go on a holiday youll never forget. Or 60 holidays! Here's a list of 60 of the best cities to visit, according to tourists... ...

http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/utlimate-world-wide-60-cities-to-visit-before-you-die--306523.asp
Talking trade and peace with China

From India's standpoint, attracting Chinese investment is imperative for reviving growth. Besides, its deepening ties with Japan, Australia and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/talking-trade-and-peace-with-china/article6427459.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
SC asks CBI director Ranjit Sinha to respond to charges

CBI director Ranjit Sinha. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/r0qxx138XfYsxvgZJMrSjJ/SC-asks-CBI-director-Ranjit-Sinha-to-respond-to-charges.html
New US envoy to India brings wealth of experience to diplomatic table

WASHINGTON: Richard Verma remembers the time when he was a little kid, seeing his mom in her sari waiting for a bus to go to work in sub-zero... ...

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