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Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met,......

'In India, I think people take Diaspora fiction very seriously'

Author Ranbir Singh Sidhu’s book Good Indian Girls is a departure from the themes that define ‘Indian Diaspora fiction’, finds Chaya Babu Are there characteristic markers of......

The diplomat's arrest: The Tuticorin connection

Is Devyani Khobragade's arrest connected to India detaining an anti-piracy ship owned by a US security firm, asks Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). The Devyani Khobragade episode in New York has two......

Nelson Mandela's real hero was not Gandhi, but Nehru

Compromise, constitutionality, pragmatism and self-respect. These were Mandela’s leadership virtues. For countries such as India and South Africa, these are the qualities leaders must have,......

The project that helped prevent over 6 lakh HIV/AIDS cases in India

According to a report published by Lancet Global Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Avahan programme, first launched in  India in 2003, might have prevented over 6 lakh HIV......

Honda India starts Brio exports to South Africa

Honda Cars India on Thursday said it is targeting the Southern African market to push exports and plans to ship 1,600 units of the hatchback Brio by the end of this fiscal. The company shipped the......

AV Birla Group eyes Lafarge's S-Africa biz

After West Asia and Bangladesh, it may well be the fast growing South African market that the $35 billion Aditya Birla Group will enter to globalise its cement operations further. According to......

$25-billion India, Brazil, S Africa trade likely by 2015

Trade between India, Brazil and South Africa is set to grow to $25 billion by 2015, as the three key emerging economies have decided to remove non-trade barriers and improve maritime and air......

South Africa: Dream meets reality

Last weekend we returned from a 12-day visit to southern Africa, of which two-thirds was spent in South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg and Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. The last was a beautiful and......

BRICS, by the signposts

The third BRIC summit in Sanya, China, on Thursday will have a new member: South Africa. Ten years after Goldman Sachs drew up the concept, BRIC has become something of an international......

Review: Mariyaan is a beautiful love story

Mariyaan is a must-watch, writes S Saraswathi.The songs and teasers of the film Mariyaan have been creating quite a buzz and expectations are high from this Dhanush starrer.Director Bharat Bala,......

Rajesh Khanna: Remembering the man and his scotch

Arthur J Pais remembers the late superstar and a bottle of Johnny Walker Black Label that he found waiting in his Chennai hotel room, a gift from the late legend, as he prepared to meet a......

BCCI says many countries ready to play with India if SA tour fails

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday blamed breach of protocol by Cricket South Africa for uncertainty over the Indian team's scheduled tour to that country later this year."Things......

Warner hits century for Australia A in South Africa

David Warner, sent to southern Africa from the Ashes tour of England to find some form, hit a quick-fire century for Australia A against South Africa A on Wednesday.Warner reached three figures......

CLT20 likely to be shifted to South Africa

The high-profile Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, which was scheduled to be held at various venues in India in October, is likely to be shifted to South Africa due to logistical......

NZ handle hostile period as South Africa post huge total

Martin Guptill and Daniel Flynn battled hostile pace bowling to guide New Zealand to 65 for no loss at the close of play on the third day of the final Test against South Africa at the Basin Reserve......

Sex with FB friend new angle to Roebuck's death

Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck's suicide continues to be shrouded in mystery, with the South African police refusing to disclose anything even as media reports said he may have taken the......

  People speak for southern africa

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Prince Mathew
Q. which are the countries lie in the tropical region?
Prince Mathew:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-countries-lie-in-the-tropical-region/27599852/answers/

Shriy Bali
Q. 2 countries falling in temprate zone
Shriy Bali:  A. In the Western Hemisphere, tropical countries include Mexico, all of Central America, all of the Caribbean islands from just south of Nassau in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/2-countries-falling-in-temprate-zone/25587383/answers/27599856

truth exposed
Q. who is a Muslim ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Well the Northern temperate zone is from the tropic of cancer (23.5 degrees north to the arctic circle). So, most of Canada, some of the US, much...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-a-muslim-/24843833/answers/25587415

gurpreet
Q. What are some different kinds of lions?
Gurpreet:  A. One billion people from a vast range of races, nationalities and cultures across the globe - from the southern Philippines to Nigeria - are united...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-some-different-kinds-of-lions/24756159/answers/24843915

Prasoon
Q. What is the capital of Africa?
Prasoon:  A. There is only one species of lion, Panthera leo. There are currently 7 recognised subspecies, all of which are found in Africa with the exception...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-capital-of-africa/24597732/answers/24756221

  Web results for Southern Africa
Insight - In Nigeria, Boko Haram-style violence radiates southwards

By Tim Cocks ABUJA (Reuters) - As long as violence perpetrated by Islamist militants was more or less contained in Nigeria's remote northeast, the... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/07/13/uk-nigeria-boko-haram-idINKBN0FI0U620140713
What India Hopes to Achieve

Prime Minister Narendra Modi boards a plane to Brazil New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is flying to Brazil, drawn not by the football... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/what-india-hopes-to-achieve-at-brics-summit-557819
Prepare for Oil to Keep Falling on Libya to U.S. Supply

New U.S. pipelines and a revival in Libyan supply are increasing the likelihood that oil prices will slump through year-end after climbing in the... ...

http://www.shippingtribune.com/prepare-oil-keep-falling-libya-u-s-supply/
Chasing monsoon around the globe

You have to be in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Africa and the United States to see how the rainy season can light up the world Cambodia Most... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Chasing-monsoon-around-the-globe-1005483
Goverment Eyes Direct Dar-London Flights

TANZANIA is thinking of asking the British government to reintroduce British Airways (BA) direct flights between Dar es Salaam and London in view... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/tanzania-goverment-eyes-direct-dar-london-flights/

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