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'I want to be another Guru Dutt'

The going has never been easy for author Cyrus Mistry. The reclusive author, who bagged the prestigious South Asian literature award, talks openly to P B Chandra about his illness and how writing......

Condition of South Asians in New York grim: Survey

Ten years after the first survey on the housing needs of South Asians in New York City, another Chhaya Community Development Corporation survey has found the situation no better. 'With the......

'China, India don't have guts to resolve issues'

Dr Hu Shisheng, deputy director of the Institute of South and South Asian Studies in the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, is a renowned Chinese expert, who......

'Can't understand why BJP opposed Indo-US N-deal'

United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O Blake, the Obama administration's point man for the subcontinent, still can't get over the Bharatiya Janata......

South Asian youth shine in nuke talks

Two young South Asian Americans -- an Indian American and a Pakistani American -- who are rising stars in the United States strategic affairs community, were the featured panelists on the......

Tricks of trade: How South Asian network can help India

The Greater Mekong Sub-region economic corridors initiative offers a model that should be duplicated in South Asia, notes Barun Roy. Slowly but surely, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is moving......

Why is India a difficult country to do business in?

The average number of procedures for starting a business is seven among South Asian economies, it is 12 for India. Even after two decades of economic reforms, India continues to falter on various......

Indian pharma cos shifting R&D to SE Asian countries

Indian pharma companies are shifting research and development operations and clinical trials to South-East Asian countries due to transparent regulations and sops offered by these nations, a survey......

India-Asean goods FTA faces hiccups

One main stumbling block has been failure to ensure all 10 South-East Asian countries come on board.The India-Asean free trade agreement (FTA) in merchandise goods has failed to realise its full......

Strong fundamentals to help India: WB

India is more exposed to the global financial markets than other South Asian countries, but its strong fundamentals and pro-active monetary policy management will help it tide over the crisis, a......

'Still very difficult for South Asian actors'

Life is sweet if you are Kal Penn.The Indian American actor has an important movie opening today, a teenage comedy, Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj. The film is a sequel to National Lampoon's 2002......

'More to South Asians than curry'

Ronny Jhutti is giving one of the most riveting performances in New York in the play The People Next Door. He plays Nigel, the son of a white woman and a Pakistani in Glasgow, who is drawn to the......

'America didn't know what to make of Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey'

Sakina Jaffrey looks back at her parents, Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey’s acting journey, to map the changing Hollywood landscape for desi artists. Arthur J Pais listens in. Sixty years after......

Princess Diaries: Well-prepared Sirivannavari's heart set on Asiad gold

Image: Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand. Photograph: Alexander Natruskin /Reuters The Thailand team for the 17th Asian Games includes a real-life princess with a down-to-earth......

Princess Diaries: Well-prepared Sirivannavari's heart set on Asiad gold

Image: Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand. Photograph: Alexander Natruskin /Reuters The Thailand team for the 17th Asian Games includes a real-life princess with a down-to-earth......

Incheon ready to showcase cream of Asian sports

Rejepgeldy Nurmammedow (right), Head of Government of Ashghabat city, Turkmenistan, the next host city of Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games waves OCA flag with other delegates. Photograph: Chung......

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hari mohan
Q. Kya Aapko Patha Hai ? Gulam Ali kha ki Biography
Hari Mohan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kya-aapko-patha-hai--gulam-ali-kha-ki-biography/22244597/answers/

hari mohan
Q. what you think abt mo,mos
Hari Mohan:  A. Momo is a type of dumpling native to the Nepali part of the Himalayas and to Tibet. It is similar to the Mongolian buuz or the Chinese jiaozi.The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-you-think-abt-momos/22244597/answers/20313016

ankita
Q. i am 26 year old muslim boy after 2 year i will be getting married to a girl who is 8 years younger to me, & she is also my First Cousin, i.e my dad's real brother's daughter, is age difference going to be any problem, & can we have normal sex life after marriage & normal children as we are in blood relation, this is an arrange marraige and our religion also allow this kind of marraige. pls help me out as im very tense & also nothing can be happaned as for sure i will be marrying her now.
Ankita:  A. Sir There is nothing wrong sceintifically or Morally . An International team of scientists discovered that giving birth to children with genetic...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-am-26-year-old-muslim-boy-after-2-year-i-will-be-getting-m/20312918/answers/16268322

mark haddin
Q. Is it just a coincident or deliberate when NASA says that soot & dust are damaging Himalayas?
Mark Haddin:  A. Most of the soot goes from the thousands of wood- and dung-burning cooking stoves in use all over South Asia, says the study led by William Lau,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-it-just-a-coincident-or-deliberate-when-nasa-says-that-so/16267357/answers/16239913

cyrus irani
Q. do you think usa president is in right track in his south-east asian policy?
Cyrus Irani:  A. no I do not think so more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-usa-president-is-in-right-track-in-his-south-ea/16239790/answers/15996051

  Web results for South Asian Studies
Sridevi Nritya Kendra Awards 'Natyakala Tapaswini' to Nandini Ramani during Nrityotsava 2014

by Alfie D'Souza- Team Mangalorean "Dance can be a profession, it can lead to stardom. Of course it can. But it can also be a process of... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=broadcast&broadcastid=522560
AIIB to address Asia's infra financing needs

From next year, private companies involved in infrastructure projects in Asia might have another avenue for funds---the Asian Infrastructure... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Compnews-273102-Compnewsdet-AIIB_to_address_Asias_infra_financing_needs.htm
Furthering a jewelled inheritance

Siddharth Kasliwal of Gem Palace, Jaipur has taken it a notch higher in the memory of his father. Rubies, emeralds, sapphires... While for... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141026/lifestyle-offbeat/article/furthering-jewelled-inheritance
The Cheap Mobile Is A Top-Five Invention

Author of India's Newspaper Revolution and now Cell Phone Nation , Robin Jeffrey, visiting research professor at the Institute of South Asian... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/The-Cheap-Mobile-Is-A-TopFive-Invention/292323
UK firm Penspen bags TAPI pipeline feasibility study contract

The Asian Development Bank, which is helping the four nations build 56-inch diameter pipeline from Turkmenistan's giant Galkynysh gas field to... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=73416

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