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No takers at forlorn Congress headquarters

The Congress headquarters is deserted and has a forlorn look. The lawns had been taken over by the television channels. Each had his own air-conditioned tent. Congress spokespersons hovered around......

Is Congress facing another humiliating defeat in Rajasthan?

P B Chandra finds out if the ‘Modi wave’ is sweeping the desert state as party workers have been claiming since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s thumping victory in the assembly polls......

Deserted wife fasts and prays for Modi to become PM

She has inadvertently been drawn in the political slugfest by Narendra Modi's rivals to target him, but decades of separation from Gujarat chief minister has not embittered Jashodaben, who fasts......

Ex-army officers, engineers and doctors hold the AAP broom in Raj

Until now, a bipolar contest has been taking place in the desert state between the BJP and the Congress, so it will be interesting to see how many AAP candidates taste success in reaching......

Dumped by Amitabh and Ambani, Amar Singh fights on

After being deserted by people whose battles he fought, Amar Singh is going to have another go at politics, says Aditi Phadnis Amar Singh’s compulsion to play a knight in shining armour has......

Govt plans Rs 2 lakh-cr solar and wind power projects in deserts

With depleting fossil fuel reserves and environmental concerns surrounding conventional power generation, the government has started work on a long-term plan to tap into India’s solar and......

Of a deserted office and a man who is giving Samsung sleepless nights

Shaikh Allauddin Pakir Maiddin is giving sleepless nights to the top brass of South Korean consumer electronics maker Samsung and its chairman, Lee Kun-hee, the richest man in that country. But,......

Meet the Indian techies who sold their firm to Apple

Vipul Ved Prakash describes himself as a “hacker, entrepreneur, desert rat” on his Twitter profile. Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, on the other hand, calls himself the “invisible hand......

Retire or not, Sachin to remain a darling with brands

Advertisers won't desert the Master Blaster even after his retirement as they feel the brand will continue to invoke trust and confidence. As the master blaster hangs up his boots after playing his......

The misery of gold miners in Sudan

In their quest for gold, these miners risk their lives and plunge into dark gorges in the barren deserts of Sudan. There are around 60,000 impoverished miners, who bear adverse weather conditions......

The 10 WORST Horror Films of Bollywood

White sari clad women roaming about deserted mansions holding an ominous candle, humming a haunting tune.    Creepy ghouls attacking an unsuspecting party of people stuck in the middle of......

PIX: 2012 Films That Deserved MORE Love Than They Got

As is the case with most films in India, the big budget projects -- star vehicles to be precise -- eclipse more deserving indie films that are made with a lot of honesty and respect for the craft.......

Birthday wishes for our own Audrey Hepburn

Whether she was a sari-clad spirit standing in the middle of a deserted road or an affluent heiress serenaded by many an eager-to-please suitors, Sadhana was always a sought-after beauty.As one of......

Review: Somewhere goes nowhere

Elvis D'Silva reviews Somewhere. Post YOUR reviews here!An open desert road, all is quiet and then...a shiny black Ferrari sports car zooms into, and out of, the frame. As the moments pass we......

Argentina coach Sabella likens Messi to an oasis in the desert

Lionel Messi is like water in the desert, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella said after his team beat Belgium 1-0 to reach the World Cup semi-finals on Saturday. Four-times World Player of the Year......

IPL PHOTOS: Shilpa Shetty's magic fails; lady luck deserts Rajasthan Royals

The IPL match-fixing controversy hunted the Rajasthan Royals this season, and a place in the play-offs would have been soothing. But things were not meant to be; even lady luck evaded them. -......

It was sheer emotion and drama, says Dravid

There were contrasting emotions at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. -IPL PHOTOS: Shilpa Shetty's magic fails; lady luck deserts Rajasthan Royals Rajasthan Royals’ mentor Rahul Dravid wore a......

Mumbai Indians' last chance to redeem themselves in the desert

Languishing at the bottom of the table, defending champions Mumbai Indians will be desperate to end their losing streak in their final match of the first leg of the IPL in the UAE......

Why Bahrain race will be thirsty work for Adrian Sutil

Adrian Sutil will be racing in the Bahrain desert without a drop to drink on Sunday after deciding to remove the water bottle from his Sauber Formula One car in a bid to shave off weight wherever......
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Sharmila Bose
Q. Modi endorsing Smriti as his sister for the election contest.How people will view Smriti when Modi is a controversial leader? Do you think it will kill Smirti individuality??
Sharmila Bose:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/modi-endorsing-smriti-as-his-sister-for-the-election-contest/27398537/answers/

Damodar Biswal
Q. '' The idea of Modi in power fills us with dread : 75 academics of Indian origin working in prestigious universities of UK. Has they been bribed ?
Damodar Biswal:  A. Let him first look after his deserted Wife first ! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/-the-idea-of-modi-in-power-fills-us-with-dread--75-academics/27368507/answers/27398545

vikram jain
Q. Dear Sir,If i will add one grams iridium in nine gram silver will it pull rice.
Vikram Jain:  A. its just like viewing a mirage in a desert, sitting in UK, what do they know about India more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dear-sirif-i-will-add-one-grams-iridium-in-nine-gram-silver-/27352678/answers/27368508

Raj
Q. 'Modi is a master of convergence. By his ability to converge and add new features to a non-star idea, he is able to sell it. Like how he has turned Kutch into a tourist destination by selling the salt desert of the Rann as a flat snow desert of the night and roping in Amitabh Bachchan to sell it.'
Raj:  A. To pull rice one has to go thar or tihar How to goto that desert by sea n tihar by air more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/modi-is-a-master-of-convergence.-by-his-ability-to-converge-/27332355/answers/27352708

jaya
Q. Ye Priyanka Varun se itni naraaz que hai ? Why she thinks Varun deserted with his Gfamily ?
Jaya:  A. true more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/ye-priyanka-varun-se-itni-naraaz-que-hai--why-she-thinks-var/27330810/answers/27332364

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Travel To Go Names Summer's Hot Top Destinations

PRWeb 2014-07-30 Orlando, Branson and Oceanside, CA Top the List San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Travel To Go , with the help of its... ...

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Sakshi Agarwal's adventurous Andaman diaries

Bangalore girl Sakshi Agarwal is keen on experimenting with various genres in Kollywood and that comes across in the choice of her films. While her... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/movies/news/Sakshi-Agarwals-adventurous-Andaman-diaries/articleshow/39299775.cms
Even on bad teams, Williams good enough for Hall

Aeneas Williams spent most of his NFL career on bad teams. But that didn't prevent him from pursuing excellence, becoming one of the best... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/even-on-bad-teams-williams-good-enough-for-hall-news-others-oh5aa9gdifaie.html
At least 20 dead, dozens missing in ship

TRIPOLI, July 30: More than 20 migrants have died and dozens are missing after their makeshift boat sank off the Libyan coast, the navy has said.... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/least-20-dead-dozens-missing-shipwreck-libya/
Peru National Day weekend to attract over 8,000 tourists

More than 8,000 domestic and foreign tourists are expected to visit themagnificent desert oasis of Huacachina in southern Peru over the National... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/peru-national-day-weekend-attract-8000-tourists/

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