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Capital Buzz: Poor Pramod

Question: What cost Pramod Mahajan his job?Answer:loyalty to Dhirubhai Ambani. The post and telegraph department, which fellunder Mahajan's purview,issued a stamp last month to honour the late......

Did the US turn a blind eye to the Taliban till...

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir's remarks about Benazir Bhutto, Robin Raphel and the Taliban, published in the Indian Express newspaper some weeks ago, Kolkata's The Telegraph newspaper reported on......

IS planned a 26/11-style attack on Australian Parliament

Australia’s intelligence agencies have uncovered a plot by the Islamic State militants to launch a “Mumbai-style” terror attack on the parliament with Prime Minister Tony Abbott......

How illegal sat phones are a big headache for intelligence agencies

The arrest of three foreigners in connection with a case relating to possession of satellite phones once again goes on to show the lacklustre approach many have towards the Indian law. Three......

Snooping row: Modi wanted to spy on woman in Bangalore

The snooping of a woman allegedly at the behest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was not confined to Gujarat but extended to Karnataka as well, according to an investigative portal,......

Telecom fares poorly on the FDI front

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in telecommunications, one of the top three sectors in terms of attracting FDI since April 2000, fell drastically in April-October 2013, pushing the sector to the......

Sebi to get sweeping powers while probing insider trading cases

Capital market regulator Sebi will soon get powers to summon phone call records, emails and SMSes of persons it is probing for insider trading and other market manipulations. With these powers, the......

Telcos face CBI heat over international call norms

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case in a Delhi court against Bharti Airtel, Tata Communications and Singapore Telecommunications for allegedly causing a loss of about Rs 48......

'Fiscal cliff' fracas: From smiles to distrust to rancour

It began so optimistically.On November 16, after their first "fiscal cliff" session with President Barack Obama, the four leaders of Congress had stood in the driveway of the White House......

REVELATIONS on HSBC - Tip of the iceberg?

What were the Indian authorities doing all these years, especially when it was well known universally that all was not well within HSBC? Either our politicians are too honest or the fact remains......

Remembering Ravi: 'Why do you want to spoil old songs?'

The legendary composer Ravi passed into the ages on Wednesday, March 7, aged 86. We salute Ravi's brilliant musical scores, with this interview he granted Rediff.com's Patcy N in 2006. Whether......

Cleaning up an oil spill, James Cameron-style

The world's biggest filmmaker, James Cameron, has offered his fleet of private submarines to BP (formerly British Petroleum), to assist the company in stopping the massive oil flow threatening the......

What's wrong with Bollywood this year?

I spent a good part of the last seven days either travelling, or preoccupied with a few domestic issues-- hence, not much time to spare for watching movies, following links, responding to your......

'Instead of a remix, create new music'

Whether they know it or not, most married folk in India have heard the music of Ravi Sharma. It's unavoidable, really, considering he is the man behind the classic Aaj meri yaar ki shaadi hai from......

First Look: Boy George to pick up the trash

Karma certainly can change colors, declared a London tabloid headline. The story is about how the singer Boy George, 45, who had declared a few years ago that he had kicked off his drug habits......

Renowned sports journalist Dicky Rutnagur passes away

Renowned Indian sports journalist and commentator Dicky Rutnagur passed away in London on Friday, aged 82, after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his son Richard Sohrab Rutnagur......

English media apologetic over debasing 'great' Ponting

The English media has hailed Ricky Ponting and also apologised for disparaging him throughout his playing career. Former English off-spinner Vic Marks lauded Ponting in London's The Guardian,......

Aus swimmer unsure over Delhi CWG participation

Australia's world record champion swimmer Christian Sprenger is having second thoughts about travelling to New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games in the wake of an adverse risk assessment......

Aus players' families skeptical about safe WC

Terror threats notwithstanding, Hockey Australia on Thursday said it remains committed to sending its team for the World Cup in India even as jittery family members of the players demanded that the......

'Hauritz can replace Warne, MacGill,' says Ponting

Ricky Ponting thinks Australia's long-ending search for a quality spin bowler is finally over and feels Nathan Hauritz has got all the qualities to fill in the void left by Shane Warne and Stuart......

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Q. What is special about today ?
:  A. 642 Battle of Maserfield Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.910 The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-special-about-today-//answers/20419623

jaya
Q. the first telegraph line introduced in 1853 ran between which places ?
Jaya:  A. The postal and telecom sectors had a slow and uneasy start in India. In 1850, the first experimental electric telegraph Line was started between...... more

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raju
Q. when was Radio Ceylon started ?
Raju:  A. Radio Ceylon is the oldest radio station in Asia. Broadcasting was started on an experimental basis in Ceylon by the Telegraph Department in 1923,...... more

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  Web results for Telegraph Department
Gujarat lessons to give craftsmen better market

Gujarat is set to become the learning ground for Bihar. The state government is set to start programmes at Ahmedabad's National Institute of Design... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141126/jsp/bihar/story_19086471.jsp
Ex-VC held under genetic crop law

New Delhi, Nov. 25: Former Delhi University vice-chancellor and senior plant biologist Deepak Pental was released on bail this evening after... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141126/jsp/nation/story_19089079.jsp
A tryst with literary activism

Calcutta's Book Fair has long been reduced to an event that addresses gastronomic, instead of literary, concerns. Consequently, the city has for... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141126/jsp/calcutta/story_19085804.jsp
Arsenic bomb ticks in capital colony

Pathalkudua perhaps needs Erin Brockovich or one of her ilk to deliver them from the canker of civic neglect. The home to 20,000 people in ward No.... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141126/jsp/jharkhand/story_19085856.jsp
Pill suspect in student death

A 12-year-old Jamshedpur schoolgirl died in hospital on Tuesday, precisely 24 hours after an iron tablet routinely administered to anaemic students... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141126/jsp/jharkhand/story_19086095.jsp

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