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PHOTOS: Sydney's spectacular festival of lights

Key spots in Sydney were all lit up in various colours and patterns as part of the VIVID light festival. The 18-day festival will see various spots lit up in galactic-inspired designs, surreal......

Video: Crash survivors recount miraculous escape

Survivors of Air India Express passenger plane from Dubai that crashed outside the airport in Mangalore after overshooting the runway on Saturday, recounted their near death experience.......

Indian physicist awarded Sydney Peace Prize

Distinguished Indian physicist and environmentalist Vandana Shiva has been awarded the prestigious Sydney Peace Prize this year, in recognition of her works in the field of social justice.......

The IAF and its magnificent flying machines

The Indian Air Force is the fourth largest in the world. Having proved its mettle in every conflict scenario, the IAF is set to enter an era of modernisation.  Even as it inducted one of......

Racial attacks galore on Australia Day

Violence and ugly racist incidents marred the Australia Day celebrations across the country as groups of young people went on rampage targetting immigrants and Asians, including a Sikh taxi......

Rush for gold coins, jewels PETERS out

Gold coins, jewellery and bars looked like a bargain after prices crashed more than $200 an ounce in two days last month, the steepest two-day plunge in more than 30 years. Shops reported an......

E-shopping sites: Get the best of online bargains

The festival season is here and it's a good time for bargain hunting on shopping websites. Whether you want to pamper yourself or buy gifts, these websites are a great place to avail good......

Gold loses charm as stock markets surge

Surging capital markets in India are turning investors away from the bullion market to attractive stocks. This has resulted in the fall of gold prices on lack of buying supporters.Gold prices came......

At Singapore you shop till you drop

In Singapore, you can't throw a stone without hitting a mall," a fellow hack exclaimed as we boarded Singapore Airlines on our return journey to New Delhi after three days of retail therapy had......

When GM's Monaro took over a city

The car Holden Monaro CV8. This is the one thing that Australians are proud of, after chocolate-coated Macadamia nuts and weird wildlife, that is.It is not exactly space age too, since Holden, the......

Rahman is headline act at famed Sydney Festival

Oscar winner musician AR Rahmanwill be the headline act at the world famous "Sydney Festival 2010" in Australia, performing on January 16 next.Rahman's two-and-a-half hour free and exclusive......

Brad Pitt to produce stalled Marilyn Monroe biopic

Brad Pitt has signed up to produce an Australian filmmaker's stalled Marilyn Monroe biopic, according to reports.The 48-year-old star has stepped in to help director Andrew Dominik get his......

PIX: Mallika and Sonam hobnob in Cannes

Mallika Sherawat attended a Hollywood Repoerter party honouring actress Jodie Foster at the Cannes Film Festival. Mallika is wearing a Dolce & Gabanna dress and has paired it with Jimmy Choo......

Australia, New Zealand salute Rani Mukerji!

"Indian Film Festival 2010" in Australia and New Zealand is holding special "Rani Mukherji Retrospective".CallingRani, 31, "Queen of Bollywood", it is showing her films likeBunty Aur Babli, Black,......

AR Rahman plans free concert in Australia

Oscar winning music composer AR Rahman is planning a free concert Down Under in a bid to relieve the ongoing tension between India and Australia following racist attacks.The composer, who won two......

Like Tendulkar, Paes an ace for two decades

Bikash Mohapatra salutes Leander Paes on completing two decades in tennis this year. They are born within weeks of each other (in 1973). And both are achievers in the own fields. However,......

Mothers of sporting comebacks

When Kim Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-5, 6-3 to win the 2009 women's singles title at the US Open, she not only added a second Grand Slam triumph to her 2005 US Open victory but......

Diwakar saves the day for India colts

Captain Diwakar Ram slammed four goals, including two late strikes, to help India eke out a 5-5 draw against Malaysia in an inconsequential final league match of the men's hockey event in the......

ICC awards delayed to Nov 3

The ICC Awards 2006, which were slated to be held at Mumbai in close proximity to India's main festivals Diwali and Eid, have been to be postponed from October 23 to November 3.The Board of Control......

Myths and technology welcome Games back home

The Olympic Games returned to its spiritual home on Friday in a breathtaking opening ceremony that brought the myths of Ancient Greece to life through the magic of 21st century technology.Athens,......

  People speak for sydney festival

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Q. What are the important festivals of sydney? How are they celebrated?
:  A. new year. chines new year, and gay and lesbian, marti gra, which I don;t like it, but is very famous here more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-important-festivals-of-sydney-how-are-they-cele//answers/17936379

QnA Quiz
Q. What is music ?
QnA Quiz:  A. What Is Music is an experimental music festival held in Australia. It originally emerged in Sydney in 1994 as a platform to expose unusual...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-music-/17936378/answers/3972054

Lokesh Sharma
Q. Since when we have been beginning our new year on 1st January?
Lokesh Sharma:  A. From British Period onlyIn countries which use the Gregorian calendar, New Year is celebrated on January 1, the date that is considered the most...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/since-when-we-have-been-beginning-our-new-year-on-1st-januar/3971647/answers/14945873

joyesh chakraborty
Q. Best Movie Of Hugh Jackman ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Hugh Michael Jackman [1] (born 12 October 1968) is an Tony Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning Australian actor of film, theatre and television,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-movie-of-hugh-jackman-/14945194/answers/11258700

Lost Singh
Q. Best Movie Of Cate Blanchett ?
Lost Singh:  A. Catherine lise "Cate" Blanchett (born 14 May 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Australian actress and stage director. She has won various...... more

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  Web results for Sydney Festival
NSW dominance across key tourism indicators continues

Sydney and NSW remains the most popular place, with more visitor nights and expenditure than any other state, Ms Chipchase said. For the year... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/nsw-dominance-across-key-tourism-indicators-continues/
Olympian Nisha Millet Quit Swimming 'Cause of Financial Crisis- An Exclusive Interview

by Alfie D'Souza, Team Mangalorean "In 2002, I had a back surgery due to which I missed two years of practice and hence the next Olympics. But it... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=broadcast&broadcastid=494149
Digital Journal Extends Global Reach With Appointment of 12 Editors-at-Large

PRWeb 2014-07-07 To further expand the news network's global presence, Digital Journal designated select writers with Editor-at-Large status to... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=251284
Another international accolade for Sydney

In addition, Sydney dominated the City Hotels category in the Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific region, with the Park Hyatt,... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/another-international-accolade-sydney/
EarthCam Live Streams 4th of July Fireworks Across the U.S.A.

PRWeb 2014-07-03 EarthCam invites everyone to be a part of the Independence Day celebrations taking place from sea to shining sea with their... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=250410

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