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'It's in Pak, Afghan interest to see Osama caught'

President George W Bush is evidently hoping that in the spirit of Ramadan, the Iftar dinner he will host on Wednesday evening at the White House for the Pakistani and Afghan Presidents Pervez......

Osama 'probably' in Pakistan's Waziristan: Clinton

Amid a spirited argument between Pakistan and Afghanistan on the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, former US president Bill Clinton on Thursday said the Al Qaeda leader is "probably" in the restive......

What the US withdrawal from Afghanistan means

'Obama's decision to end the US military involvement in the Afghan civil war needs to be welcomed as a positive development for regional security and stability.' 'India, too, has a great......

Modi's invite to SAARC leaders: Diplomacy via symbolism

Friday's incident at Herat has dampened somewhat the spirit behind the invitation. It reminds Modi much before he officially becomes prime minister, of the challenge that awaits his government,......

An Indian Prisoner of War escape story

Three Indian Air Force officers captured as Prisoners of War by Pakistan during the 1971 War made a daring escape from a Rawalpindi jail. M P Anil Kumar -- our incredible contributor who passed......

Markets end lower amid volatility

Markets ended marginally lower, amid a volatile trading session on Thursday, as investors booked profits in shares of oil explorers amid concerns over gas pricing.  India’s concern for......

What to do if your debit card fails you

Debit cards may have made it easy for us to forgo carrying any cash. Only, these cards have transactional hazards and are known to have let down their users on occasions. Hitesh Vora, an......

Demand for H-1B visa falls as US software scene changes

The scene for H-1B visas, issued by the US government to bring in temporary skilled workers to meet the domestic shortage, appears to have undergone a change. This is a matter of importance to......

India's most competitive states

India's per capita income just crossed $1,000, and that has catapulted us into a league of countries that drive growth and consumption engine of the world. As per the Institute for......

Once bitten, Air India shies away from Europe

After a bad experience with a hub in Frankfurt, which Air India had to dismantle in just 17 months, the government carrier does not plan to make any new one in Europe. The Irish civil aviation......

Seeing Afghanistan through a different lens

Three teenage girls have made a brief documentary called The Kabul Cards, which shows a much more cheerful side of Afghanisthan's capital, Kabul. It has broken the stereotype of bombed out sites......

The haunted houses of Bollywood

Vikram Bhatt's 3D horror movie Haunted will be out this week, and it looks like it's set to rehash horror movie cliches by throwing them quite literally in our faces. And, as we all know, a......

Will David Fincher win Oscar for Best Director?

It's that time of the year when we folk who write on film throw our hats into the soothsaying ring and decide to declare who will win -- and who should win -- the upcoming Oscar race. This year, I......

When SRK checked out SRK!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Trust Dabboo Ratnani to bring in the New Year in style.   The photographer launched his 2011 calendar featuring Bollywood's......

10 must-see Hollywood movies this fall

It is difficult to think of any film this fall that is more eagerly awaited than Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh film in the world's most successful franchise. The......

PIX: India scrape past Afghanistan in World T20 opener

Afghanistan gave a spirited performance against former Twenty20 world champions India but dropped four costly chances during a 23-run defeat in their opening World Cup Group A match on Wednesday.......

SAFF C'ship: Spirited Afghanistan hold India

An inconsistent India lacked the cutting edge as they were held to a 1-1 draw by a spirited Afghanistan in their opening match of the SAFF Football Championship in New Delhi on Saturday. Star......

SA guarded against unknown Afghans

It will be David vs Goliath when title favourites South Africa take on spirited new entrants Afghanistan in their second and final Group C match for a Super Eight berth in the Twenty20 World Cup in......

'Some Indian players mentally fatigued'

Living out of a suitcase for the past several months, middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu said that some of the India cricketers are suffering from mental fatigue due to its packed and busy......

Asia Cup: Demoralised India look to sign off on a good note

All but eliminated from the race to final, a demoralised India will be looking to sign off their disastrous Asia Cup campaign on a positive note when they take on spirited Afghanistan in......

  People speak for spirited afghanistan

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Q. Should world cup be played between only two teams, India and Afganistan ??
:  A. Please do not underestimate Afghanistan team. Indian cricket team may not be able to beat them everytime. Because they would play for pride and for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-world-cup-be-played-between-only-two-teams-india-and-//answers/17079192

pankaj pandey
Q. Japanese reportedlly offered to cover the Bamyan Budha but Talibans told them to convert to Islam ! Your comments please !
Pankaj Pandey:  A. It would be foolishness to expect anything good from Talibani extremist. And if they think they can wipe out all religions from the world then it...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/japanese-reportedlly-offered-to-cover-the-bamyan-budha-but-t/17079118/answers/16644854

UMESH SHARMA
Q. Why are Large numbers of men so terrorized by the female Body and Spirit ?\- Asks Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, in a Newpaper article.\Why do large number of men try to subjugate the women ?
UMESH SHARMA:  A. In this modern world also the definition of good woman is the one who provides all comforts to man, willingly without any complaint. If she goes...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-are-large-numbers-of-men-so-terrorized-by-the-female-bod/16644613/answers/14508307

viswanath  vishnubhotla
Q. hindhu dharm kitna purana hai ?
Viswanath Vishnubhotla:  A. One name of our Dharma is Sanatan Dharma, which means eternal Dharma. Unlike most other religions, it was not started at a particular time - it...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hindhu-dharm-kitna-purana-hai-/14507452/answers/12281549

isha deep
Q. If your company gives you a project assignment in Afghanistan with a fabulous pay package given option to accept or reject - What would you do?
Isha Deep:  A. I will gratefully accept it. Not for the pahy package but for the sheer spirit of adventure. I also had good contact with the Afghans and I am...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-your-company-gives-you-a-project-assignment-in-afghanista/12280470/answers/10685992

  Web results for Spirited Afghanistan
India votes against its all weather friend Israel in UN when abstain option was available

India today voted against Israel in United Nations. While voting in favor of Israel could be difficult for India, it could at least stayed absent... ...

http://DeshGujarat.Com/2014/07/24/india-votes-against-its-all-weather-friend-israel-in-un/
A tense meeting

My fascination for Afghanistan-Pakistan is not new. It started in 1962, when I was a student at the Indian School of International Studies. The... ...

http://week.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/theWeekContent.do?programId=1073754900&tabId=13&contentId=17213417&BV_ID=@@@
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 3

Data and assessments from SAIR can be freely published in any form with credit to the South Asia Intelligence Review of the Print Ajit Kumar Singh... ...

http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/sair/Archives/sair13/13_3.htm
Hafiz Mohammed Saeed

Hafiz Mohammed Saeed Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed has said that Pakistan should be offensive towards India. “We should push... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/we-must-be-offensive-towards-india-hafiz-mohammed-saeed-990
Centre mega plan to resettle Kashmiri Pandits raises tough questions

Modi government's strong push to the ambitious plan of resettling Kashmiri Pandits back in the Valley is not going well with the security agencies... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-centre-mega-plan-to-resettle-kashmiri-pandits-raises-tough-questions-2002995

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