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Wiki's Pictures of the Year

Wikimedia Commons, the most popular website for sharing and using photographs, has compiled the best pictures of 2011. In the second part of this photo series, rediff.com presents some of the......

STUNNING: Wiki's Pictures of the Year

Wikimedia Commons, the most popular website for sharing and using photographs, has compiled the best pictures of 2011. In the first part of this photo series, rediff.com presents some of the......

Whose Taj Mahal is it anyway?

Image: The Taj Mahal, seen through barbed wires in Agra.Photograph: Adeel Halim/Reuters     Everyone wants a piece of the Taj Mahal, but do they care about the deteriorating condition of......

Should Sanskrit be forced down the throats?

What gets forgotten in the German vs Sanskrit debate is the poor standard of teaching in India. Anjali Puri explainsOne thing is clear in the German vs Sanskrit debate of the past two weeks,......

Hinduja group to turn UK's Old War Office building into a hotel

Image: UK's iconic Old War Office building. Photograph: Courtesy, ChrisO/Wikimedia Commons     The Hinduja Group, in partnership with a Spanish industrial company, has acquired UK's......

Bengaluru, Chennai join '100 Resilient Cities' network

Image: Check-in counters at Bengaluru International Airport; Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Bengaluru and Chennai have joined the 100 Resilient Cities network, dedicated to helping......

Hyderabad 3rd fastest growing market for office space

Image: Cyber Towers of Hyderabad; Photograph: Veera.sj/Wikimedia Commons With an 84 per cent growth in net office space absorption for the Jan-Sept period this year, Hyderabad has joined the......

Delhi's Khan Market is India's most expensive retail location

Image: Khan market, India’s costliest retail hotspot. Photograph: Ekabhishek/Wikimedia Commons     New Delhi’s upscale Khan Market continues to be the most expensive place......

Jaitley explains why RBI rate cut will benefit the economy

Image: Arun Jaitley. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, World Economic Forum/Wikimedia Commons    Pitching for a rate cut by RBI, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said lower cost......

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Q. Is our Korea policy a bit on the opportunistic side? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/83/Map_Non-Aligned_Movement.png North Korea was a CORE NAM member from early days. In their prosperity days, they even supported a lot of NAM aid donor programmes to Africa, got us good support there on our behalf etc...\But when the tides turn 4 them, we just sort of bandwagon and jump on South Korea\'s side declaring North as an enemy even if they did nothing bad 2 India? Professionally, couldn\'t we have AT LEAST dealt w/ both Koreas equally rather than blatant u-turns?
:  A. There is nothing called friendship in international matters. Its business. Even when India had support of USSR, USSR needed an ally as some of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-our-korea-policy-a-bit-on-the-opportunistic-side-httpuplo//answers/17175652

A Moin
Q. do u think indian Govt supports and follows the US blindly? Give reasons in support of ur answer ?
A Moin:  A. Ever since '47 India has always banked on a big brother for tacit approval and has sort of skull blundered when it was told to deliver on its own....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-think-indian-govt-supports-and-follows-the-us-blindly-g/17172495/answers/16648501

gaurav shokeen
Q. why zebras are not domesticated?
Gaurav Shokeen:  A. Who told u...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-zebras-are-not-domesticated/16631757/answers/16460974

nidadhavolou suryanarayan
Q. Can you tell me how 1 + 4 + 3 = 10? Think and give me an answer...:))
Nidadhavolou Suryanarayan:  A. Love for Maths & maths of love (& same for chemistry) are always different Muktha jijust like 143 for love in return what one gets is 1432...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-you-tell-me-how-1--4--3--10-think-and-give-me-an-answer./16460183/answers/15892995

Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. I wonder, why Professors, Critics, Scientists, Philosophers, Poets, Artists (Painters in particular), & Experts on any subjects, dont believe in regular hair cut or trimming. Why they necessarily gotta grow a long unruly beard, have thick (sodawater) glasses & wear loose, ragged looking outfits ?\Are they afraid that they wont be recognized as GENIUS in the society if they dress up a bit graciously ?\Cocktail Raj :)
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. I dunno it looks cool man :)I mean, it would totally rock if our CEntral Bank Governor looked like...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-wonder-why-professors-critics-scientists-philosophers-poet/15885983/answers/9169487

  Web results for Wikimedia Commons
Garbage Collectors Share The Most Bizarre Things Theyve Ever Found On The Job

Flickr / Jeremy Edmunds Heroes and treasure hunters. Working as a garbage collector, janitor, or in any sort of waste management job means you... ...

http://in.finance.yahoo.com/news/garbage-collectors-share-most-bizarre-195234488.html
Unikernels offer a stripped down alternative to Linux

New projects like Mirage, LING, and HaLVM provide lightweight single-purpose cloud … New projects like Mirage, LING, and HaLVM provide... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/unikernels-offer-stripped-down-alternative-173447934.html
Theme; 5 Facts, 10 Quotes

The International Anti-Corruption Day is observed by the United Nations every year on 9 December. The theme for 2014 is "Break the Corruption... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/international-anti-corruption-day-2014-theme-5-facts-10-amazing-quotes-mark-event-616507
Rs 257,000,000,000,000! That's the wealth held by Indians in 2014

If you are not already lost in the zeros this wealth stands at Rs 257 lakh crore or Rs 257 trillion (1 lakh crore = 1 trillion = 1,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/individual-wealth-in-india-to-more-than-double-in-5-years/20141216.htm
The Pirate Bay Promises to be Back With a Bang

Popular peer-to-peer file sharing website, The Pirate Bay (TPR), has reportedly promised to make a comeback with a bang soon. The Pirate Bay... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/pirate-bay-crew-breaks-silence-popular-torrent-site-promises-make-comeback-bang-617370

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