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IMAGES: One killed, 3 hurt in French nuke plant explosion

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a nuclear plant in Marcoule, southern France, on Monday. Security has been tightened around the plant in the wake of reports......

World's tallest bridge opens in France

French president Jacque Chirac formally inaugurated the world's tallest bridge in Millau, southern France, on Tuesday, report agencies. Designed by British architect Norman Foster, the 2.46 km......

REWIND! Images from the week that was

Here's a glimpse at what happened around the world last week.  A performer poses as she takes part in the Notting Hill Carnival in west London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters Thirty-one......

Gaza bloodbath continues, diplomats scramble for ceasefire

Bloodbath in Gaza continued unabated today with Israel and Hamas refusing to back down in the conflict that has killed over 660 Palestinians and 31 Israelis, even as US Secretary of State John......

REVEALED: Al Qaeda's plan to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

A plot by Islamist militants to blow up the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre art museum and a nuclear power plant has been foiled, the French police said. As France announced new measures to counter......

Stunning bridges in France

The Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed road-bridge that spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France. It was designed by the French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and......

India at G20: Will big economies be able to deliver the goods?

Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in the quaint, quiet resort of Cannes in southern France on Wednesday for the G20 Summit, the air was thick with doubt if the......

Alibaba has hair-raising business plans for India

Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba is betting big on Indian hair to meet the growing demand from the West, including the US and the UK. The privately-owned Hangzhou-based group, which has been in......

COLUMN: Legitimising myths about gold imports

The massive buyers of gold in the past two years have not been distressed farmers or manual scavengers, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. When an economic crisis hits, everyone goes looking for someone to......

COLUMN: Why the West is in disarray

Europe's divisions and US' political dysfunction mean that they are the two biggest threats to the world economy, writes Claude SmadjaFor almost three years now, the scenario has been the same: a......

The Brangelina love story: How it happened

Want to listen to Hollywood's golden couple's love story that spawned six kids, several social causes in nine years? Huddle up!After years of speculation and incessant reports claiming that Brad......

The American who made Tamil films

Filmmaker Karan Bali shares the fascinating story of Ellis Roderick Dungan with Aseem Chhabra. Ellis Roderick Dungan was born in 1908 in Ohio. After travelling to France where he learned......

Argo, Life of Pi win at Oscars 2013

The 85th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: Best Picture Amour Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild Django Unchained Les......

Will War Horse and Descendants be nominated for Oscars?

Arthur J Pais gives his predictions for the Oscar nominations that will be announced on January 23.When the Oscar nominations get announced on January 23, a few acclaimed filmmakers are sure to be......

'Doing the steamy scenes in Game was difficult'

Former Miss India and veejay Sarah Jane Dias was in her elements as she sat down for a Rediff Chat with her fans on Thursday. The Game actress fielded questions about her co-star Abhishek Bachchan,......

Armstrong breached anti-doping rules

Lance Armstrong violated anti-doping rules during a random test in Southern France and could face disciplinary action, the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) said on Thursday.The seven-times Tour de......

Sports Shorts: Platini threatens Ribery with suspension following international retirement

Franck Ribery of France. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images France winger Franck Ribery's decision to retire from international football after missing the World Cup could lead to a suspension......

Sharapova makes no promises over Brisbane return

Having pulled out of the Brisbane International tournament through injury for the last two years, Maria Sharapova might consider it a victory in itself if she actually gets out on court at the Pat......

Wimbledon triumph left Bartoli with nothing more to give

Having realised a lifelong dream by claiming the Wimbledon title, Marion Bartoli decided she had nothing left to give on Wednesday, shocking the world of tennis by bidding a sudden and poignant......

Factbox: Retired Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli

Factbox on Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli, who announced her retirement from tennis at 28 after a second round loss at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday. Born: October 2......

  People speak for southern france

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hitler
Q. Who is tipu sultan?
Hitler:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-tipu-sultan/22691286/answers/

hitler
Q. How far has Baha'i religion spread?
Hitler:  A. It started in Iran then spread to Iraq and from there to other countries in the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa such as Egypt, Turkey,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-far-has-bahai-religion-spread/22691286/answers/20875878

Ravinder
Q. What is special about today ?
Ravinder:  A. 642 Battle of Maserfield Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.910 The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-special-about-today-/20875777/answers/20419623

jaya
Q. WHICH IS THE HEIGHEST BRIDGE OF THE WORLD?
Jaya:  A. World's highest bridge is the Millau Viaduct in southern France. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-heighest-bridge-of-the-world/20419607/answers/16853193

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. french fries are an american invention......comment
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. Belgium claim that it is them who invited French fries and not Americans.Amaricans are desendets of Europe, it is possible that some of them took...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/french-fries-are-an-american-invention......comment/16853130/answers/6987035

  Web results for Southern France
Bayern Munich host familiar foes Manchester City

Munich (Germany): For the fifth time in four years, European giants Bayern Munich and Manchester City will play each other in the Champions League... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/champions-league-bayern-munich-host-familiar-foes-manchester-city/15608159
Scientists Given Rare Glimpse of Colossal Squid Weighing 350 Kilograms

Kat Bolstad (L) of Auckland University works on a colossal squid at Te Papa labs in Wellington. (Agence France-Presse) Wellington: Scientists... ...

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US launches new phase of mission to 'destroy' ISIS with offensive airstrike

Paris: The United States took the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants on Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/news/WOR-us-launches-new-phase-of-mission-to-destroy-isis-with-offensive-airstrike-4746754-PHO.html
Switzerland takes on its top drugmakers in price row

By By | Reuters By Caroline Copley ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland, home to the world's two biggest drugmakers, might be expected to give them... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/switzerland-takes-top-drugmakers-price-row-095809591--business.html
Airbus to sell off business units in defence and space review

3:17pm IST BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Group ( AIR.PA ) has unveiled plans to sell half a dozen businesses with combined annual revenues... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-airbus-defence-idINKBN0HB0H220140916

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