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Why the government may be forced to sack Gen Singh

Is the leak of Army Chief General V K Singh's letter the last straw that faces the government to take action? Sheela Bhatt explains the factors at play. After the leak of the letter written by......

'Does Pak want to be a friend or has it been an enemy?'

Pakistan harbouring Osama bin Laden was the straw that broke the camel's back and led to the irrevocable trust deficit between the United States and Pakistan, says Louie Gohmert. Aziz Haniffa......

Straws in the wind from China

An article in the official organ of the Chinese Communist Party reveals China's thinking onthe security environment in its neighbourhood. It may indicate a shift in thinking towards strategic......

Sonia's comments cost Patil his job

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's adverse comments on the internal security situation was the proverbial last straw that saw the exit of Shivraj Patil as Union home minister. Gandhi had in fact set......

Knighthood row: Straw 'no fan of Rushdie'

Jack Straw, the leader of Britain's House of Commons has joined the Salman Rushdie knighthood row saying he understood the concerns and sensitivity of the Muslim community, but added there was no......

Tech firms brace for bad days ahead

Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy filing may well prove to be the last straw for Indian IT firms, which were expecting the second half of FY09 to be better. As a result of the United States' financial......

Global economy, national problems, petty politics

"Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues and freebooters. All Indian leaders will be of low calibre and men of straw." -- Winston Churchill on the eve of Indian Independence The recent......

Anything multiplied by zero is zero indeed!

"Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues and freebooters. All Indian leaders will be of low calibre and men of straw." Winston Churchill on the eve of Indian Independence.Sometimes facts......

JP Morgan cuts India growth forecast to 5.1%

JP Morgan cuts its India gross domestic product growth projection for 2014/15 to 5.1 per cent from 5.3 per cent after weak factory output print. "IP (industrial production) debacle is the straw......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

Kalki Koechlin takes Margarita to Toronto

Kalki Koechlin, who is seen in a paraplegic avatar in Shonali Bose’s Margarita With A Straw, is shown to share a lesbian relationship with a woman friend, played by......

Kalki: I will always have a connect with Anurag Kashyap

'I can’t talk to the media about why Anurag and I split because it would be like writing an entire book to understand and do justice to it,' Kalki Koechlin tells Sonil Dedhia. Kalki Koechlin......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

'Nobody has made a film on disability and sexuality in India'

'This has never happened. And not to mention the bisexual angle as well. You hope that it'll speak to people because after a while you forget about the disability and you look at the person and......

Alia Bhatt's sizzling new photoshoot

A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Alia Bhatt, who is currently working on her next film Shaandaar, posted pictures of her latest photoshoot on Twitter.......

Champions League: English clubs face ignominy of early ouster

Manchester United will be clutching at the final straw of a sobering season when they attempt to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Greek side Olympiakos and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions......

This is the straw that broke the camel's back: Clarke

Australian skipper Michael Clarke says the disrespectful attitude of the four players was "the straw that broke the camel's back" but believes that Shane Watson can still comeback to the side as......

Tearful Watson wins Augusta Masters in playoff

Bubba Watson conjured a miraculous par from pine straw to become only the third left-hander to win the Masters with an emotional playoff victory over Louis Oosthuizen at Augusta National on Sunday.......

Thaw's on, then why call off U-19 tour?

It is confusing as hell.Every straw in the political wind speaks of a thaw in relations between India and Pakistan; every day brings news of fresh moves aimed at rapprochement between the two......

Sports Shorts: Real's Croatia midfielder Modric suffers injury blow

Luka Modric, centre, of Croatia walks off with an injury. Photograph: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is set to miss the rest of the year with a thigh injury, the La......
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Shunmugham
Q. Somebody is comparing Modi's navarathri fast with Muslim ramzan fast. This is not fair!Muslims DON'T FAST. They only change their EATING TIME.Instead of eating at daytime, they eat at night time.... in fact they FEAST at night!How can that be compared with nine day and night fasting by Modi? Any com?
Shunmugham:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/somebody-is-comparing-modis-navarathri-fast-with-muslim-ramz/27910566/answers/

sanjay karmakar
Q. jute kab aur kisnei aviskar ki thee!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. People been rattled, to the core, by his having been appointed as PM. Their chronic negativity, which keeps them motivated all the time, is not...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jute-kab-aur-kisnei-aviskar-ki-thee/27760512/answers/27910587

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Q. Which are the main gas-producing foods ?
Babuji Ka Thullu:  A. Shoe ~ Foot covering, usually of leather, consisting of a sole and a portion above the sole called an upper. In prehistoric times skins or hides...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-are-the-main-gas-producing-foods-/27677904/answers/27760529

  Web results for Straw
Punjab based narco smugglers held with around 6 qtls poppy straw

Excelsior Correspondent Punjab based smugglers in Jhajjar Kotli police custody. JAMMU, Nov 25: Jhajjar Kotli police today arrested two Punjab... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/punjab-based-narco-smugglers-held-around-6-qtls-poppy-straw/
NASA Orion First Flight Test Highlighted at NASA Langley

From the Wires Nov. 25, 2014 04:39 PM HAMPTON, Va. , Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Orion, NASA's new spacecraft built to send... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3242159
Hemp, Inc. Reports 2014 Third-Quarter Results and Company Update

Custom Search Hemp, Inc. Reports 2014 Third-Quarter Results and Company Update GlobeNewswire 2014-11-25 LAS VEGAS, Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=51920
Stocks jump as China Europe step up stimulus

as appetite for risk assets whetted after surprise dose of liquidity measures launched by China's central bank and dovish comments from European... ...

http://www.capitalmarket.com/Cmedit/story1-8.asp?SNo=736643
Vigilance probes nothing new for Kerala IAS officer Sooraj

The suspension of T O Sooraj , a secretary-level senior IAS officer, on charges of amassing wealth has brought an abrupt halt to his smooth sailing... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/kerala-ias-officer-under-vigilance-scanner-in-disproportionate-assets-case/

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