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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......

Will Modi break from the past and swing by Kabul?

Security will be a consideration, as would protocol, but given Modi's penchant for the unconventional, it should not come as a surprise if he indeed decides to attend the ceremony in Kabul, says......

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......

'68% of counterfeit goods seized in US come from China'

China is the primary source for counterfeit and pirated goods seized in the US, according to an official report that puts India at a distant third. In 2013, Chinese counterfeit and pirated goods......

Lessons Asian cities need to learn from China's urbanisation

With work on the Pearl River Delta bridge in full swing, China's grand plan to turn the region into a one-hour living zone is on course, says Barun Roy.   While China’s idea of a......

'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

  Web results for Special Administrative Regions
Street Vendors to be Issued Special ID Cards

GUNTUR: Regional director of municipal administration G Srinivasa Rao urged the municipal commissioners of Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore districts... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/Street-Vendors-to-be-Issued-Special-ID-Cards/2014/07/10/article2323551.ece
Citizens plea to district administration to reduce road accidents

oSTATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Baripada, 9 July Several sections of concerned citizens here exhorted the district administration to take effective... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/64599-citizens-plea-to-district-administration-to-reduce-road-accidents.html
Bus operators threaten to go on indefinite strike

the special checking drive by the Transport Department, the city bus operators have threatened to go on an indefinite strike. On Wednesday these... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/business/bus-operators-threaten-to-go-on-indefinite-strike.html
Amarnath Yatra & environment protection

Kashmir holds not only a distinction of being a picturesque tourist place, but also a melting pot of various religious centers and pilgrimage spots... ...

http://echoofindia.com/reflex-action/amarnath-yatra-environment-protection-61650
Global Protein Ingredients Market

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Protein Ingredients in US$ Thousands by the following Product Categories/Segments: Animal Proteins... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=62856145

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