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US mourns 'a true giant' Holbrooke's demise

Mourning the death of Richard Holbrooke, the United States special envoy to Af-Pak region, President Barack Obama on Tuesday described him as one of the true giants of American foreign policy who......

US: Expert who infuriated India offered key post

South Asia expert Christine Fair has been offered a top position in the Obama administration, and that too to specifically handle the India portfolio. The former Rand Corporation expert on South......

Obama wants to engage with India; sends PM letter

Richard Holbrooke, the United States Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has asserted that the Obama administration "believes that what happens in Afghanistan and Pakistan is of......

Opinions differ on Obama plan for South Asia envoy

Leading South Asia analysts are divided over the incoming Obama administration's likely decision to appoint a special envoy for South Asia. Critical opinion is split three ways: Some argue that......

India-China relations can't be normal till Tibet issue is resolved

'Tibet remains a prickly issue between the giant Asian nations. China still claims more than 80,000 sq kilometres of Indian territory in the Northeast. Why?' 'Just because Beijing refuses to......

How Hong Kong has changed in 15 years

Hong Kong is one of two special administrative regions of China, the other being Macau. It is situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea, it is known......

One country, two systems, and a headache for Mitta

One country, two systems - the much-praised formula under which Hong Kong is governed as a Chinese special administrative region - has landed executives at ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel......

Macao beats Las Vegas as new gambling capital

Macao, a tiny special administrative region of China, is now the world's gambling capital, overtaking the swanky Las Vegas in revenues last year. Macao's 22 casinos generated a record $7.2 billion......

Can public sectors banks clean up the rot within?

Bogged down by inefficient boards, public sector banks have got mired in mounting bad loans and rising corruption, notes Somasroy Chakraborty. On July 22, Sudhir Kumar Jain -- the now suspended......

America should listen harder to India

Narendra Modi's bold leadership, at the WTO and in the neighbourhood, says, loudly: 'Take India seriously’, points out Ron Somers. Savvy investors should discount naysayers who have blasted......

Bollywood's 10 Great Movies Set in Goa

Okay, so we love our Goan filmi characters. Do you love these movies set in Goa? Have a look! Bollywood’s heartbeat is Mumbai but it loves to travel far and wide to tell a story. Some love to......

'We would one day succeed in including polo as an Olympic sport'

Polo is regarded as the sport of kings. It was played by the likes of Darius, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. In India, it was widely played in medieval times, which is evidenced by the fact......

Asian football -- a hub for match-fixers

While there was some shock at the extent of the match-fixing revealed in Monday's Europol report, there can be little surprise the fixers were based in Singapore given the history of corruption in......

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sushil lalpuria
Q. why JHUNJHUNU is so famous...watz d reason behind..?
Sushil Lalpuria:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-jhunjhunu-is-so-famous...watz-d-reason-behind../24825587/answers/

Cartoon Network
Q. Why is Bilaspur so famous ?
Cartoon Network:  A. Jhunjhunu is a town in the state of Rajasthan in India, and the administrative headquarters of Jhunjhunu District.. The town is famous for the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-bilaspur-so-famous-/22847784/answers/24825628

Cartoon Network
Q. Which are the two states of our country put under AFSPA?
Cartoon Network:  A. The traditional role of the armed forces of country is of defence and offence. Defence may mean to defend the country from any kind of foreign...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-two-states-of-our-country-put-under-afspa/22847784/answers/21029322

Sridhar
Q. A proposal for Hong Kong-like solution for Hyderabad is being talked about. After the British left Hong Kong, the Chinese converted it into a special administrative region. Hyderabad could be given the same status with its own city government. Telanganites will be happy because Hyderabad would be with them, the Andhraites too would feel happy because their interest would be protected. An ideal solution?
Sridhar:  A. But this will snatch away the sleep from Bal Thakerey (and other Thakereys)! Already they have nightmares that Mumbai might be made a Union Territory with a Leut. Governor! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-proposal-for-hong-kong-like-solution-for-hyderabad-is-bein/21029288/answers/20192538

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. What is the speciality of \" Bilaspur \" ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. ilaspur City, the district headquarter of Bilaspur District, is the biggest urban center (town/city) of the region. Bilaspur is the second largest...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-speciality-of-quot-bilaspur-quot-/20192470/answers/16982619

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SEZs are here but concerns remain

N Sathiya Moorthy 12 September 2014 Analysis In an ambitious legislative move aimed at attracting big-time investments spread across the... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=72157&mmacmaid=72158&volumeno=VII&issueno=37
Civil society condemns immunity for crime-accused African leaders

29 August 2014 The Continent: Mary Wacu lived in the Rift Valley region for 10 years prior to the 2007/08 post-election violence that rocked... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/africaweekly/AfricaWeeklyDetail.html?cmaid=71509&mmacmaid=71510&volumeno=IV&issueno=23
WE Family Utsav 2014 Inauguration Stills

13 cities to host Euro 2020, final in London | Asian Games open in Incheon with spectacular ceremony (Second Lead) | Incheon Asian Games declared... ...

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Stranded employees demand camp office at Jammu Sectt

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 19: A large number of stranded Government employees, hailing from various districts of Jammu region today... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/stranded-employees-demand-camp-office-jammu-sectt/
Salem mountain that joined India in 1976

CHENNAI: Till 1976, 91 tribal villages in Kalvarayan mountain range in Salem were 'ruled'by three tribal chieftains. The region was finally brought... ...

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