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Turkish cargo ship with 24 Indians hijacked off Gabon coast

A Turkish oil-chemical tanker with an all Indian crew of 24 has been hijacked by pirates off the coast of the West African nation Gabon. MV Cotton, the Malta-flagged vessel, was taken over by......

UN asks countries not to turn away refugees

With the unrest in Africa and West Asia triggering a refugee deluge, the United Nations on Tuesday urged countries to welcome millions of such asylum seekers fleeing threats to their lives and not......

Breathtaking images of a solar eclipse

Breathtaking images of a partial solar eclipse were visible from north-western India, north Africa, Middle East, west Asia and most of Europe on Tuesday. In India, the eclipse was visible from......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali: Officials

The wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that was reported crashed ober Niger with 116 people onboard has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, an army offical has said. Flight AH5017......

Panasonic to make India a regional hub from next month

Panasonic is making its Indian operations a regional hub with markets like West Asia, Africa and neighbouring countries set to become a part of the new entity with effect from next month. The......

Pepsi, Coca-Cola's Indian knights to lock horns in key markets

PepsiCo Inc on Monday appointed Sanjeev Chadha as chief executive officer for Asia, West Asia and Africa. As incharge of PepsiCo’s operations in 90 of the 200 countries where the company is......

AV Birla Group eyes Lafarge's S-Africa biz

After West Asia and Bangladesh, it may well be the fast growing South African market that the $35 billion Aditya Birla Group will enter to globalise its cement operations further. According to......

Bahrain unrest gets to Indian banks

The escalating tensions in Bahrain following the recent unrest in West Asia and North Africa have prompted Indian banks to put on hold their expansion plans in the island nation.Bahrain has of late......

West Asian crisis means gold's glitter is here to stay

Gold prices touched a new high of $1,445.30 an ounce on Monday amid unrest in North Africa and West Asia. With oil and other major commodities also continuing their ascent, what does that mean......

South Africa tour will be Pujara's baptism by fire

After impressive scores against New Zealand, Australia and West Indies on docile Indian conditions, Cheteshwar Pujara will adapt well and prove himself on the challenging tracks of South Africa,......

Ingram guides SA in semis

The West Indies-South Africa match was virtually a quarter-final match. The winner goes through to the next round. In the end it was South Africa, who inched their way into the semis courtesy of a......

PHOTOS: South Africa vs West Indies, Champions Trophy

South Africa scraped through to the semi-final of the Champions Trophy despite their Group B match against the West Indies ending in a tie under the Duckworth/Lewis method in Cardiff on Friday.-......

Steyn passed fit for West Indies clash

South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn has been passed fit for Friday's winner-takes-all Champions Trophy Group B clash against West Indies in Cardiff. A side strain kept Steyn out of South Africa's......

Women's WC: Windies scrape past South Africa

The West Indies made heavy weather of a reasonably easy chase before clinching an two-wicket victory over South Africa in their first Super Six match of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in......
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dont ho
Q. What do you think about India's North East India? Have you been there? How was your experience?
Dont Ho:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-think-about-indias-north-east-india-have-you-bee/27148316/answers/

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Q. How to improve one's observation ?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. It\'s not just india. "Women in Pakistan are killed like hens; they have no way to escape and no say in what happens to them" ', -A...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-improve-ones-observation-/27092650/answers/27148325

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Q. What is the capital of Cote d'Ivoire?
Pravin:  A. Improved-', Bangladesh didn't have test status in the ninetys. The current situation is that they've just won a test series against *once mighty*...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-capital-of-cote-divoire/26985994/answers/27092653

Inquisitive
Q. Why the Indian cricket team performing so badly in South Africa? Is it result of too much domestic cricket in India?
Inquisitive:  A. Yamoussoukro (In west Africa) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-indian-cricket-team-performing-so-badly-in-south-afr/26839478/answers/26986020

Union Tango
Q. Which ocean is to the west of Africa?
Union Tango:  A. no. west indies and south africa were being treated as similar opponents by our players. so they are brought down to earth now. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-ocean-is-to-the-west-of-africa/26796111/answers/26839487

  Web results for West Africa
Taiwan CDC issues travel 'alert' to West Africa

Singapore: Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned that Taiwanese should avoid unnecessary travel to West Africa, amid the deadly... ...

http://www.biospectrumasia.com/biospectrum/news/218345/taiwan-cdc-issues-travel-alert-west-africa?WT.rss_f=Home&WT.rss_a=Taiwan+CDC+issues+travel+%27alert%27+to+West+Africa
EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic

The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.This brings... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a477568.html
Music Concert on Aadi Velli

Muggy Wednesday in Delhi, Thursday to be cloudy | Maharashtra hillock crash toll climbs to 25 (Second Lead) | Kerry arrives for Indo-US strategic... ...

http://chennaionline.com/City360/Events/20141930121910/Music-Concert-on-Aadi-Velli.col
No Immediate Threat to U.K. From Ebola

LONDON--There is no immediate threat to Britain from a large outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa but the government has nevertheless... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_No-Immediate-Threat-to-U-K-From-Ebola_63086153.html
Karthi is 420, says Suriya

ITC to foray into dairy, beverages | UPSC row again crops up in Rajya Sabha | Concert stampede kills 33 in Guinea | Hamas rejects Israeli truce... ...

http://chennaionline.com/movies/cine-buzz/20145430035420/Karthi-is-420-says-Suriya.col

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