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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......

13 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

A massive avalanche on Friday struck Mount Everest killing at least 13 Nepalese Sherpa guides and injuring several others in the deadliest mountaineering accident on the world's highest peak. The......

Jalna candidate has an amazing story

From being forced to work as a construction labourer after his family lost their home in a slum demolition drive to making his way to Harvard and then work for the US government, Deelip Mhaske......

Malaysia Airlines failed to service pingers on blackboxes?

The acoustic pingers on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane's two black boxes were due for overhauls and battery replacements in 2012 but were never returned to their manufacturer, according to a......

20 trains with longest routes; 4 from India!

Trains are one of the world’s most efficient modes of transport. The Trans-Siberian Railway holds the record for maximum number of long distance passenger trains. Four trains from India also......

Oracle to sell 5.3% stake in financial arm

US-based IT firm Oracle announced on Wednesday that it will sell 5.3 per cent stake in BSE-listed Oracle Financial Services Software to meet the regulatory requirements in the country.Oracle will......

Genpact Q1 net up 21.3% at $46.7 million

Business process outsourcing major Genpact on Thursday posted 21.3 per cent jump in net profit at $46.7 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.The company's net profit stood at $38.5......

SC decision on Novartis to benefit poor: Pharma cos

Poor patients will have easier access to quality medicines with the Supreme Court rejecting Swiss firm Novartis' patent plea for its cancer drug Glivec, according to domestic......

Tiger Airways seeks India partner

Singapore-based low-fare airline Tiger Airways is scouting for a local partner in India for a possible strategic alliance, according to a senior official. “In India, we basically look at......

  People speak for wikimedia commons

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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
Gmail Photo Insert, Asus Fonepad 7 Dual SIM, PlayStation 4 and more!

This past week we saw a couple of acquisitions, some cool gadgets launches and more. If youve missed out on your daily dose of tech, then here's a... ...

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/top-news-week-2-222089.html
Teva's bid to block generic copaxone rejected

Copaxone brings in $3.2 billion in annual US sales and accounts for more than half of Teva's profit. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Washington: A US... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/hHi1wntQtLdkbC2mb8N5HN/Tevas-bid-to-block-generic-copaxone-rejected.html
Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir survives gun attack

A file photo of Hamid Mir. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Karachi: Unknown gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a prominent Pakistani television anchor... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/3K6Xyjk3idCMXwlW05jdLJ/Pakistani-journalist-Hamid-Mir-survives-gun-attack.html
Hobbiton, New Zealand | Down the hobbit hole

The landscape of Hobbiton. Photographs from Wikimedia Commons It's a typical Middle Earth summer. The rolling hills on the road to The Shire are... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/Pmo64MouL0Ywy8FvBejkcN/Hobbiton-New-Zealand--Down-the-hobbit-hole.html
13 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

A massive avalanche on Friday struck Mount Everest killing at least 13 Nepalese Sherpa guides and injuring several others in the deadliest... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/thirteen-nepalese-guides-killed-in-worst-ever-everest-accident/20140418.htm

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