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Indian-origin student wins spelling bee after epic 95 rounds

A 13-year old Indian-origin boy has emerged as the winner of a spelling bee contest in the United States in an epic verbal duel that lasted a total of 95 rounds, after judges ran out of words in a......

24 Indians among 27 arrested in Singapore after riots

Twenty-seven South Asian workers, including 24 Indians, were arrested on Monday for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years even as the prime minister warned to......

Sexual assault case: Asaram brought to Ahmedabad

Controversial godman Asaram Bapu, who had been lodged in Jodhpur jail since August in a sexual assault case, was on Monday brought to Amhedabad for interrogation in a similar case registered......

Australian PM Rudd calls for election on September 7

Five weeks after he seized the Labor Party leadership, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Sunday set September 7 as the date for the country's next parliamentary elections amid growing......

9 blasts at Bodh Gaya temple, two monks among injured

Terror struck the world-famous Buddhist pilgrimage town of Bodh Gaya on Sunday where nine low-intensity serial blasts rocked the Maha Bodhi temple complex and adjacent areas, leaving two monks......

Weak rupee, Egypt crisis could mean rollicking time for Goa

This year, chartered flights to Goa are expected to be 34 per cent more than last winter, as the rupee's depreciation has made the Indian state an attractive holiday destination for......

Shanghai to permit 72 hrs visa free entry

China's largest city Shanghai is set to follow capital Beijing to permit 72 hour visa free entry for transit tourists from 45 countries but not for those from immediate neighbourhood, including......

'No intention to sensationalise the Delhi gang rape'

This weekend, Sony Entertainment Television's popular crime show Crime Patrol will air a special episode on the Delhi gang rape, which raised an outcry throughout the nation. The episode was shot......

League Cup: Chelsea beat United 5-4, holders Liverpool out

Chelsea came from behind three times to overhaul Manchester United 5-4 after extra time and book a spot in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, earning sweet revenge for Sunday's......

Argentina beat Netherlands on penalties to enter final

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties as Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 via the penalty shoot-out to seal the country's first World Cup final place in 24 years after the first ever......

Was Dutch penalty hero Krul unsporting? Tell Us!

Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul was back defending himself on Sunday, less than 24 hours after making two stunning penalty saves against Costa Rica to book his team's place in the World Cup......

World Cup: Tell us, should footballers be severely punished for diving?

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben is a repeat offender when it comes to diving. He did the same against Mexico on Sunday that robbed the game of a fair result. Mexico defender Rafael Marquez stuck his......

World Cup Player of the Day: Game-changer Robben does it again for the Dutch

He may not have been on the scoresheet, but once again it was Arjen Robben who won the match for the Netherlands on Sunday with the tricky footwork that has brought so many goals and so much......

  People speak for sunday times extra

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Sagar Singh
Q. How does a leap year occurs?
Sagar Singh:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-does-a-leap-year-occurs/24380086/answers/

Sagar Singh
Q. what do men find sexy?
Sagar Singh:  A. This one question will derive a common answer from the ladies - fast cars, bikes, high heels, great curves, pretty face, provocative dress and so...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-men-find-sexy/24380086/answers/18928745

anju chauhan
Q. how would you react if you were asked to work on sundays with no extra pay?
Anju Chauhan:  A. No reaction, i do it many times, of my own, without boss asking for it. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-would-you-react-if-you-were-asked-to-work-on-sundays-wit/18928707/answers/16403796

praveen
Q. \'PNR\' - What does it mean?
Praveen :  A. PNR is an important number that is written on the top left corner of an Indian Rail Ticket. The abbreviation PNR stands for Passenger Name Record....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/pnr---what-does-it-mean/16403789/answers/15175642

archana chatterjee
Q. Who thought of Daylight Savings Time?
Archana Chatterjee:  A. Benjamin Franklin, one of our most famous forefathers and a great inventor, was the first person to conceive of the idea of a "Daylight Saving...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-thought-of-daylight-savings-time/15173036/answers/15631173

  Web results for Sunday Times Extra
Sorry Brazil have nothing to be optimistic about

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was hoping to send an optimistic message to the team's supporters in Saturday's World Cup third-place match but... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/fifa-world-cup-2014/report-fifa-world-cup-2014-sorry-brazil-have-nothing-to-be-optimistic-about-2001799
In step with the steed

In 1920, four stewards — Major R.H.O.D Paterson, Sir Leslie Miller, Major J.M Holmes and C.N Suryanarain Row — started The Bangalore Turf Club... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/sunday-read/bangalore-derby/articleshow/38272452.cms
Why Adidas beat Nike at the World Cup

In the 2014 World Cup of sporting goods companies, Adidas has beaten Nike hands down. The mechanics of that victory are remarkably similar to those... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Compnews-252646-Compnewsdet-Why_Adidas_beat_Nike_at_the_World_Cup.htm
Goalkeepers shine brightest in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro : Despite being a tournament labelled as the return of attack-minded football after the caution shown in South Africa four years... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140713/sports-football/article/fifa-world-cup-2014-goalkeepers-shine-brightest-brazil
Argentina need 'perfect' match to beat Germans

By Andrew Cawthorne RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Argentina must play a flawless game on Sunday if they are to beat a powerful German team and lift... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/07/13/uk-soccer-world-m64-ger-arg-match-idINKBN0FI03U20140713

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