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w00t it's the word of the year!

w00t, an interjection often used in online gaming, has been selected as Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, a publisher of dictionaries and reference books, though it is yet to find acceptance in......

Spelling Bee spells winning word WRONG, claim experts

'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown, may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed. Arvind, from New......

Two US firefighters shot dead at blaze

Two American volunteer firefighters have been shot dead and two others injured while responding to an emergency call in New York state. The firefighters were called to a home in the town of......

India, Pakistan bicker over Kashmir; UNGA watches

For the second day in a row, India and Pakistan sparred over Kashmir at the United Nations after Islamabad made "gratuitous references" to it at the world body. During the plenary meeting of the......

Indian girl wins spelling bee with 'cymotrichous'

Sukanya Roy adds another chapter to the Indian American success story at the National Spelling Bee. Suman Guha Mozumder reports\\nFor the fourth consecutive year, an Indian American was crowned the......

Mobile-blogging is poised to explode

When Merriam-Webster compiled a list of the most searched words of 2004, the word 'blog' (short for weblog) topped the charts.However, blogging's younger sibling, the mobile-blog, is rapidly......

Top global exchanges woo Indian firms

Leading global bourses are wooing Indian companies to list on their platforms. Top officials of stock exchanges NYSE, Euronext, SIX Swiss Exchange were in Mumbai on Thursday to encourage companies......

Ratan Tata among American Academy Fellows

One of India's leading industrialist and two Indian American researchers have been elected as members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata......

Of funts, fakeaways, and Ninja loans

The turmoil in the world economy has done what economists and experts could not do for years -- pushing into the day-to-day life a healthy dose of financial jargon, a lot of which has even become......

Inflation redefines value of money

Is an inflation rate of 6.8 percent bad news for India when countries like Zimbabwe have hyper-inflation of 100,000 percent? In 1981 we had an inflation rate of 10.4 percent when GDP growth was......

Lincoln leads BAFTA 2013 nominees

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln dominates the 2013 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). The American historical drama film earned 10 nominations including Best Film, Best Actor for......

Review: Jannat 2 isn't a sequel, or any good

Jannat 2is an uninspired script and lacks everything Jannat had going for it,writes Raja Sen.Webster's dictionary defines a sequel as oh, who am I kidding. You and I both know what a sequel is, but......

'I've never used my father's name to get anything'

When Sadiyaan, directed by Raj Kanwar, releases this Friday, audiences will get their first look at Luv Sinha, son of actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha. Along with known names like Rishi......

Chak De stumbles abroad

The eagerly awaited Chak De! India scored no goal at the lucrative North American box-office. In fact, its scanty $351,000 take in three days could enter Shah Rukh Khan's all-time hall of shame.......

Good year for the Bachchans abroad

Despite going against the grain, Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Eklavya had a solid start across North America, grossing $800,000 on 80 screens during the four-day weekend. The towering performance by......

Sports psychologist Webster roped in by KKR

Seventy-two-year-old sports psychologist Dr Rudi Webster, who worked with World Cup-winning West Indies captain Clive Lloyd in the 1970's, is set to help Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming IPL......

Mind coach Webster to help Windies sort out issues

West Indies have requisitioned the services of world-famous psychologist Rudi Webster to sort out the lingering issues of their team ahead of their second Test against India starting on......

Harbhajan needs professional help, says Webster

Cricketnews in brief from around the world:Renowned sports psychologist Rudi Webster has advised banned India spinner Harbhajan Singh to seek professional help to cope with the emotional demands of......

Woods six back as Casey shares lead in Turkey

Former World No 3 Paul Casey was among a trio of players sharing the lead and Tiger Woods trailed six shots off the pace when darkness fell in the rain-hit Turkish Airlines Open first round on......

PHOTOS: His mind wanders but Dhoni keeps focus by humming songs

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's mind wanders in several directions while he is batting but he manages to keep the focus by humming songs even when the bowler is running in from the other......

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Q. what makes us extraordinary?
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Jivika
Q. Whats the definition of cheating?
Jivika:  A. Well, let us refer to Merriam Webster\'s Medical Dictionary for a proper definition of the word "animal."', Main Entry:...... more

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prem
Q. What is your favorite book of all time?
Prem:  A. Merriam Webster- to break a rule or law usually to gain an advantage at something. : to take something from (someone) by lying or breaking a rule. more

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Manoj kakkar
Q. what is common sense?
Manoj Kakkar:  A. Mariam Webster Dictionary more

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Josna
Q. Why they call the moon a
Josna:  A. Common sense is defined by Merriam-Webster as, "sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts." Thus,...... more

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J.M. Field Marketing Hires New Fulfillment Services Manager James Webster

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10th-Grader Suspended For Having Yellow Squirt Gun

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A 10th-grader in Maine has been suspended for 10 days for having a bright yellow squirt gun. The Sun Journal... ...

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Webster Reports 2014 First Quarter Earnings

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