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Pakistan does not recognise Israel: Musharraf

Pakistan plans to send a delegation to Israel following historic talkson Thursdaybetween their foreign ministers, but it still does not recognise the Jewish state, President Pervez Musharraf said.......

Pak, Israel foreign ministers meet

The foreign ministers of Israel and Pakistan, a Muslim country that has long taken a hard line against the Jewish state, met publicly for the first time Thursday, a diplomatic breakthrough that......

Vajpayee visits symbol of Turkish secularism

On a day when the Babri masjid demolition case hogged the headlines back home, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited the Hajia Sophia shrine symbolising the essence of Turkish secularism and......

  People speak for topkapi palace

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raju
Q. where is the royal residence turned museum topkapi palace ?
Raju:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-royal-residence-turned-museum-topkapi-palace-/21966896/answers/

raju
Q. How and when was the first world map drawn ??
Raju:  A. Piri Reiss first world map was discovered at Topkapi Palace in 1929.The map is drawn on camel skin, with illustrations in nine different colours....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-and-when-was-the-first-world-map-drawn-/21966896/answers/13918034

srini
Q. Where is Istanbul? What is unique about this?
Srini:  A. The capital of Turkey used to be Istanbul but was moved to Ankara in 1923 when the country became a Republic.First, Istanbul was called Byzantium,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-istanbul-what-is-unique-about-this/13918001/answers/10312976

Good Citizen
Q. Why green colour is associated with Muslims?
Good Citizen:  A. The color green has a special place in Islam, and is often used to represent it among other world religions. One can often find it in mosques and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-green-colour-is-associated-with-muslims/10312880/answers/9805036

SREENIVAS
Q. anyone travelled to istanbul recently, any tips
SREENIVAS :  A. Over view of Istanbul:Many of Istanbul's top sights such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome, are in Sultanahmet,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/anyone-travelled-to-istanbul-recently-any-tips/9804977/answers/6063572

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a city between the poles of past and present

Istanbul's historic centre provides the must'see part of the programme the gigantic sultan's palace, Topkapi, and the magnificent Hagia Sophia,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/in-school/signpost/istanbul-a-city-between-the-poles-of-past-and-present/article5919166.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Historically challenged

A glittering throne in Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace recalled Dr Karan Singh’s comment many years ago when he gave me a copy of Sardar Panikkar’s... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140415/commentary-op-ed/article/reflections-historically-challenged
A dream of modernity

Hordes of mosquitoes were battening on a fox caught in a thicket when a tiger offered to clear them all. No, replied the fox. These mosquitoes are... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140412/jsp/opinion/story_18175989.jsp
Istanbul | Across the water and far away

Inside the magnificent Hagia Sophia, for centuries the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Photographs by Manoj Madhavan/Mint That Istanbul is... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/xxzNsXPkkATZj6nahac0kL/Istanbul--Across-the-water-and-far-away.html
The Other Side Of Midnight

Shruti Singh summons new reserves of energy to discover Istanbul's incredible nightlife Landing in the city of Istanbul after sunset was a good... ...

http://travel.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?289638

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