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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......

How Obama has curbed the carbon emission menace

The United States has announced it will reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal power plants to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.   Many have begun celebrating it as a giant move......

Sahara case: A classic example of slippages by authorities

Subrata Roy, the Sahara Group chief seems to be sinking further in the land asset controversy. Investigating authorities have found multiple defects in title deeds that he has submitted till now.......

'Rituparno Ghosh was extremely lonely'

Former journalist and event manager Yajnaseni Chakraborty pays tribute to talented Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh, who passed away this morning, and remembers the child in him, who would......

Review: Looper is one of the year's best films

The brilliant Looper is one for the ages, writes Raja Sen.I love the word blunderbuss. Born out of the Dutch for thunder-box, it describes an antiquated shotgun making up for limited range with......

The Ten Worst FIlms Of Mallika Sherawat

She hasn't been around in Bollywood very long, shuttling these days between Indian B-movies and random events on Hollywood's social calendar, but Mallika Sherawat -- who once created quite an......

Will the third Wimpy Kid pack a punch as well?

Diary of Wimpy Kid: Dog Days releases in the US on August 3. Here's what we can look forward to.During his summer vacation, the wise-cracking 'Wimpy Kid' Greg Heffley, hatches a plan to pretend he......

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......

F1: Ricciardo ready for the Red Bull hot seat

Daniel Ricciardo is determined to be more than a "one-hit wonder" as he prepares to take the hottest seat in Formula One as quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel's team mate at Red Bull.In......
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Lucky
Q. What is something unique about Strawberries?
Lucky:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-something-unique-about-strawberries/27378576/answers/

Apocalypso
Q. Of Mr Modi's four rallies in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh today, Mr Naidu attended only the ones held at Mahabubnagar and Hyderabad. Sources said the BJP's local leaders in Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Mahbubnagar opposed Mr Naidu sharing stage with Mr Modi at the rallies there. BJP leaders in Mahabubnagar finally relented after negotiations with the TDP brass.What an Alliance it is turning out to be ??
Apocalypso:  A. matlab...........naam dekho strawberries.....................aur isme kahi bhi straw hi nahi hai................ more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/of-mr-modis-four-rallies-in-the-telangana-region-of-andhra-p/27355430/answers/27378588

Ashok Sawlani
Q. Will drinking laasi from glass by straw more enjoyable than straight from glass
Ashok Sawlani:  A. It is really sad to see pathetic condition, the opponents of Modi have been reduced to.Even now, when nearly half of the voting has already been...... more

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Mother of two girls thrown out of home for having cancer

Having given birth to two girls, 26-year-old Jennifer Rizvi was sent back to her parents house in Mumbai, but not before she was physically and... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mother-of-two-girls-thrown-out-of-home-for-having-cancer/15498178
The sense of a crisis

A friend ' middle-aged, middle class, male, Bengali ' sounded surprised when I said both the libraries I use were closed on Tuesday because of Eid.... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140802/jsp/opinion/story_18676005.jsp
ISIS banners raise uncomfortable questions

SRINAGAR: The latest image of Kashmir's agitated street is different than the usual. The masked men upholding or unfurling black flags with white... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/top-news/isis-banners-raise-uncomfortable-questions
For a drink that you can eat

Big Straw is a one-of-a-kind bubble tea stores located on St Mark’s Road. The store is a playful and fun place to be in and offers a wide... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/423051/for-drink-you-can-eat.html
Oil Drops as Summer Lull Kicks In

By Cassie Werber LONDON--Crude oil futures headed down Friday as a selloff continued, sending U.S. contract to its lowest point since early... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Oil-Drops-as-Summer-Lull-Kicks-In_63118283.html

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