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While Nargis cast gloom, Myanmar leader eyed ManU

Myanmar Junta leader Than Shwe thought about spending a billion dollars to buy out Manchester United when his country was being devastated by Cyclone Nargis, whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks has......

Myanmar's dictator resigns, may become president

Myanmar's reclusive and ailing dictator Than Shwe has resigned from his military post, paving the way for him to become the president after this year's general elections.Shwe, the despot who has......

India should persuade Burma Gen on democracy: US

As the top Burmese General Than Shwe concluded his visit to India, the US has hoped that New Delhi would leverage its good contacts with the military ruler to convince him about the need to address......

India's '5-star' guest among world's worst dictators

Myanmar dictator General Than Shwe was recently named as one of the world's worst dictators by an article in the Foreign Policy journal.   Than Shwe is currently on a high-level visit......

Delhi rolls out red carpet for Myanmar dictator

Myanmar's notorious dictator General Than Shwe, who is on a five-day official visit to India, met President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday. Shwe, along with his wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing, was accorded a......

How the finance minister defended his Budget

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget in the Parliament on Monday. While his supporters hail it as 'pro-reforms' and 'sensible', his detractors dump it as 'directionless' and......

$5-billion worth deals: That's what they are here for

The conference hall at the Taj Palace, New Delhi was overflowing with young Chinese and Indians. The organisers of Hong Kong-Guangdong Business Conference 2010 said more than 600 Chinese, and over......

Bengaluru best Indian city for expats

Bengaluru once again emerged as the best Indian city when it comes to the quality of living for expatriates, even as New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata improved their rankings in the global list of......

RIL not bound to give cheap gas to ADAG; Govt's word final: SC

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani on Friday emerged victorious in the battle with younger brother Anil with the Supreme Court rejecting a plea for cheap gas, saying a national asset should be priced only......

The world's fastest car in India soon!

The world's fastest car, Ultimate Aero, is all set to hit the Indian roads. With an astronomical price tag of Rs 6 crore (Rs 60 million), the car will be the most expensive to be sold in India,......

'I wish India would legalise 3D porn'

Director Shirish Kunder, whose upcoming film Joker is slated to release in the later part of the year, appears to be fan of porn and not shy of admitting it. He tweeted, 'Hong Kong......

Rihanna in the buff, again!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Rihanna has once again become embroiled in a new steamy photo scandal after new nude pictures of the R&B star were......

The best Hindi film songs of 2010

Rediff.com's social music streaming service, SongBuzz, announces its 10 of '10 list, the top 10 Bollywood songs of the year, ranked by users of the site. To rank the songs, SongBuzz has used......

When the Russian president met Shah Rukh Khan

On his short visit to India, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev made a quick stop to Yash Raj Studios in Andheri, a western suburb of Mumbai, to watch Shah Rukh Khan at work. SRK was shooting for......

'Create window for IPL to avoid conflict'

Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara said playing for the nation is supreme but country vs club situation could be avoided if a window is created for the Indian Premier League in the ICC's FTP......

World Cup resolutions: What Indian fans need to do

Bikash Mohapatra lists five things that the Indian cricket fans need to do to avoid disappointment should MS Dhoni's men fail to meet the high expectations at the upcoming World Cup. As the......

Lemaitre and Abeylegesse grab track golds

Christophe Lemaitre underlined his standing as the fastest European with victory in an astonishing 100 meters final at the continent's championships on Wednesday. In the narrowest of......

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Mangesh Talekar
Q. where we can see white Elephant
Mangesh Talekar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-we-can-see-white-elephant/26642415/answers/

Mangesh Talekar
Q. It is time to elect a new world leader, and your vote counts. Here are the facts about the three leading candidates: Candidate A: Associated with crooked politicians, and consults with astrologists. He's had two mistresses. He also chain smokes and drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day. Candidate B: He was kicked out of office twice, sleeps until noon, used opium in college and drinks a quart of whisky every evening. Candidate C: He is a decorated war hero. He's a vegetarian, doesn't smoke, drinks an occasional beer and hasn't had any extramarital affairs. Which of these candidates
Mangesh Talekar:  A. Candidate B- that was Josip Broz Tito.......and he continued using opium, bhang and charas even when ruling over Yugoslavia. He will make those...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-time-to-elect-a-new-world-leader-and-your-vote-counts./26642415/answers/20560064

Ravinesh Kumar
Q. Who are the world\'s worst dictators?
Ravinesh Kumar:  A. 1. Omar al-Bashir Sudan 19892. Kim Jong Il North Korea 19943. Than Shwe Myanmar 19924. Robert Mugabe Zimbabwe 19805. Islam Karimov...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-are-the-worlds-worst-dictators/20560018/answers/17177328

Mohseena
Q. Where Bhadur Shah Zafar cremated?
Mohseena:  A. In 1858, he was exiled to Rangoon in Myanmar, he lived there for five years and died at the age of 87, in 1862 . He was buried in the shrine...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-bhadur-shah-zafar-cremated/17173877/answers/15405265

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