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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, 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, presents some of the......

Do you know these 10 famous Scots?

Scotland will vote on whether it will be an independent country or will remain a part of the United Kingdom on September 18. Independence will end a 305-year-old union with England and break up......

Will you stop worshipping the Shirdi Sai Baba?

The Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swami Swaroopnanand Saraswati, who has been having a running feud with the followers of the saint of Shirdi, Sai Baba, has taken his opposition to the seer a......

Why do the Chinese want a train to Sikkim?

China is spending billions of dollars to improve infrastructure in Tibet and other parts of its border with India. Claude Arpi explains why New Delhi can't afford to ignore Beijing's plans.India......

Prior to Jeff Bezos' visit, e-commerce war intensifies

Sachin Bansal, co-founder and chief executive of Flipkart. Photograph: Mylittlefinger/Wikimedia Commons As Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos makes his first visit to India ahead......

Japan may pip China in high-speed rail race

A bullet train. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Superior technology and their experience in safety and signalling give Japanese firms an edge over the Chinese, who might have pitched......

10 states with the longest highways in India

Image: NH 73, Bangalore. Photograph: Animeshcmc /Wikimedia Commons India has world’s second largest road network with its National Highways covering a distance of 92,851.07 kms. These......

Andhra Pradesh's hot chase for Vijayawada realty

Image: Vijayawada becomes a realty hotspot. Photograph: MyVijayawada/Wikimedia Commons Look at reaping the first-mover advantage by possessing lands in AP's newly-announced capital city. The......

Soon, you can visit Times Square in Mumbai!

Image: A mural of the black horse (Kala Ghoda) near Rampart Row, Mumbai. Photograph: Elroy Serrao/Wikimedia Commons Kala Ghoda, the old-world cultural treasure trove in South Mumbai, might soon......

  People speak for wikimedia commons

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Q. Is our Korea policy a bit on the opportunistic side? 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

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

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

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

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

  Web results for Wikimedia Commons
Big mistakes that crashed Tata Motors' ambitious car dream

Image: Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons . Photograph: Reuters Many say Tata Motors has perhaps paid the price for being too... ...
Tea-Stall Owner who Rose to Become CM

O Panneerselvam. Wikimedia Commons/Prakashfotos Former Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam, has been sworn-in as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister after... ...
The heterozygote advantage

Wikimedia Commons How autosomal recessive disorders like sickle cell anaemia and cystic fibrosis are inherited. Nandita Jayaraj works for The... ...
Johnson & Johnson to acquire Alios Biopharma for $1.75 billion

Photo: Luis García/Wikimedia commons Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will pay $1.75 billion in cash for closely-held Alios, according to a statement... ...
5 Interesting Things to Know about Hindu Festival 'Vijaya Dashami'

Dasara 2014: Here is the history, significance and origin of the famous hindu festival 'Vijaya Dashami'. Wikimedia Commons Dasara (Dussehra)... ...

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