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Why Modi's visit to Fiji Islands is timely

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be the second Indian prime minister to visit Fiji after Indira Gandhi, comes at a time when the islands are moving to consolidate the new democratic system,......

New Delhi woos island states, but China looms large in Indian Ocean

If India is to maintain its steady ascendancy in the global space, it must keep a hawk's eye on China's movement in its own backyard, says Ajai Shukla. Indian Navy chief Admiral R K......

Government clears counter-China move in Andamans

The prompt approval to set up a radar station on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands signalled the Modi government's intent to deal with China on its own terms. Rediff.com contributor Anita Katyal......

Hopes drown with South Korean ferry for hundreds

A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast  on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people......

292 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast today, leaving nearly 300 people missing......

Modi announces visa-on-arrival for Pacific Island nations

Reaching out to 14 Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of a $1 million fund and Visa on arrival facility for them, besides several measures to......

Indian cos invested $9.6 bn in 5 countries

British Virgin Islands, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Mauritius and Singapore were the top five nations where Indian firms made investment of $9.6 billion in the last three years. In these five......

Why India can't do away with taxes

Countries like the Bahamas, Bahrain and Cayman Islands do not charge tax on personal income of individuals. But, all of them mandate a social security tax ranging between 4-9 per cent.  The......

9 amazing man made islands

What would smaller countries such as Japan or UAE do when they want to take up a large-scale ambitious infrastructure project but have no land? They develop it. And the best way do it is reclaiming......

India gives Cyprus 2 months to share information

India has given Cyprus two months to provide information on certain funds flowing from the island nation before deciding on whether to roll back suspension of tax benefits on investments made from......

'I was given the dirty job of offering Amitabh Rs 5,000 for the entire film'

Actor-director Tinnu Anand lives in Madh Island, far away from the madding crowd of Mumbai. The journey to his home is a long one but, once you get there, you fall in love with the......

'If the land goes, then your home goes'

Sourav Sarangi is an award-winning filmmaker whose latest work Char… The No Man’s Island explores the border between India and Bangladesh, defined by a river and its ever-changed......

Horror on golf course! Crocodile kills golfer

Image: A crocodile watches a bird on a sand island (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images A four-metre-long crocodile has killed a South African......

MotoGP: Rossi rolls back the years after Marquez fall

Valentino Rossi of Yamaha celebrates after winning the 2014 MotoGP of Australia at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images Valentino Rossi rolled back the......

Small Island with big dreams, Tahiti aims to make an impact

The professionals of Nigeria, Spain and Uruguay have probably never played against an opponent who earns his living climbing coconut trees and mountains but when they take on Tahiti that is......

Bahrain steps up arrests ahead of Sunday's F1 race

Bahrain has arrested several people accused of stealing and burning cars amid heightened security in the island kingdom before Sunday's Formula One race, which the opposition sees as a chance to......
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jaya
Q. It seems the business of B A B A giri is most profitable u can get rich followers and u will get abundant alms ...so u can build your own ashram / fortress where you can get all sort of worldly things . So should i step in to this lucrative business and who all wants to join as my disciples ?:-)
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Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. What r export potentials for India to Fiji islands ?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. The classic example is Acharya Rajneesh who owns an island and fleet of RollsRoyceand our Baba Ram Dev- Hum kissie se, kam nahin,nahin more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-r-export-potentials-for-india-to-fiji-islands-/28043464/answers/28059227

Chandra sekhar Krishnan
Q. No man is an island. What happens to one, happens to us all, for we are all made of clay and stardust. We share the same moments of time. The universal second hand starts its unforgiving sweep towards the next minute. Then, please tell me why some feel so superior and look down upon other beings?
Chandra Sekhar Krishnan:  A. Software n dry fruits more

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ISRO's to test its heaviest rocket till date today

The 630-tonne GSLV Mk III would carry the 3.65 tonne crew module. Pic: ISRO.gov.in The 24-and-a-half hour countdown for India's maiden experimental... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/isro-gslv-mk-iii-heaviest-rocket-testing-sriharikota/1/407417.html
Cuba announces restoration of relations with US

Castro thanked the Vatican and Pope Francis for their support in the 'improvement' of relations between Cuba and the US, and the government of... ...

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Testing India's Largest Rocket and Astronaut Capsule

New Delhi : India's space agency is all set for one of its most ambitious tests as it readies for the unique maiden flight today of its heaviest... ...

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Avian flu hits Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: One of several samples taken from dozens of domestic geese that died in Chandigarh's Sukhna lake has tested positive for the dreaded... ...

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Rihanna becomes creative director for sportswear label

R&B singer Rihanna has been named the creative director of a popular sportswear brands. Rihanna, 26, who has her own fashion collaboration with... ...

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