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WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here’s a fresh collection of the truly weird, true and funny news from around the world.  1) This pig drinks frappuccinos and wears designer clothes Devoted pig-owner Mindi Reinbolt......

The lasting image of Nelson Mandela is his smiling visage

For the anti-apartheid icon, all life and struggle were occasions to be relished with joy, says Shreekant Sambrani In her Nobel lecture last year (delayed two decades because of her incarceration)......

Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa; Cameron gives ultimatum

Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam haunted Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime......

IN PIX: Famous paintings that cost a fortune

Irish-born British figurative painter Francis Bacon's painting ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. The three-panelled painting on......

'I used to play the guitar but I now I only play the fool'

Your constituency has only two kinds of people: the rich and the richer. So, politically, what do you have to offer to those who have everything?" I ask Milind Deora, member of Parliament from......

UK, Ireland offer joint visa to Indian, Chinese tourists

Indian and Chinese tourists will soon be able to travel to the UK and Ireland on a single visa under a ‘ground-breaking’ scheme jointly announced by both countries to boost tourism.......

Apple shifted $8.9 bn of untaxed profits to Ireland

Apple reportedly shifted billions of its untaxed profits earned in Australia to tax havens in Ireland in the last decade, an investigation report has revealed. Probe by The Australian Financial......

Wockhardt's Shendra unit set for key US test

The Food and Drugs Administration, US regulator, is likely to visit Wockhardt's factory in Shendra (Aurangabad district of Maharashtra) for an inspection this month, it is learnt. If the company......

Indians in US seek speedy green card approvals

Five years after the largely attended rally in Washington, DC, tech people associated with 'Immigration Voice' are scheduled to gather in the heart of Silicon Valley on September 8 to voice their......

Vodafone judgement has set a precedent

The Vodafone judgement delivered by the Supreme Court in January, 2012, has set the cat amongst the pigeons.At a macro level it has the calculated effect of implicitly legitimising tax havens,......

Review: Leonardo DiCaprio excels in Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street has its moments but it is director Martin Scorsese’s weakest attempt at film-making, says Aseem Chhabra. If I was 20-something and Leonardo DiCaprio (I......

US Open: Wozniacki upsets Sharapova, Simon stuns Ferrer

Caroline Wozniacki upset French Open champion Maria Sharapova in a groundstroke marathon to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals, while Gilles Simon registered the first big surprise in the men's......

'Virat Kohli is a genius with the willow in hand'

Excited about his county team's practice match against a star-studded Indian team, Leicestershire's Irish import Niall O'Brien says Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men can destroy, dazzle and intrigue......

Sports Shorts: Vishy Anand finishes joint fifth at World Blitz

India's Viswanathan Anand had to be content with a joint fifth finish even as reigning World champion Magnus Carlsen scripted history by winning the World Blitz Championship that concluded in......

Roy Keane teams up with author Roddy Doyle for memoir

Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle, creator of some of Ireland's most renowned characters, will tackle one the country's best known when he teams up with Roy Keane to write the former......

Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, the first British winner of the men's title for 77 years, was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday. The 26-year-old Scot, who was not at the awards......

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Q. Irish Doctors in the Galway University hospital refused to abort Indian national Savita Halappanavar, her foetus on grounds that "this is a Catholic country". in spite of her repeated S.O.S submission that she was neither Irish nor catholic. Your take please. A dead foetus was more important than a young mother's life.
Soumyen Sarkar:  A.  more

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RukhsanaSiddiqui
Q. when did iron lady Indira Gandhi die and how ?
RukhsanaSiddiqui:  A. have you heard the live discussion with Arnab on TIMES(15&16th Of this month), Even though most of the panelist were condemning the attitude of...... more

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Q. what is the specialty of 04-03?
Hitler:  A. 31 October 1984 (aged 66) New Delhi, India.pumped sixteen bullets by her security people. On 31 October 1984, two of Gandhi's Sikh bodyguards,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-specialty-of-04-03/22202945/answers/22588759

hitler
Q. How the word BOYCOTT came into practice?
Hitler:  A. Captain Charles Cunningham Boycott was an Englishman working in Ireland. In the 1870s he was farming at Loughmask in County Mayo and serving as a...... more

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Xi keen to expand India, China friendship

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How the media didn't play fair to the Scots

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Perhaps the most arresting fact about the Scottish referendum is this: that there is no newspaper... ...

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