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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......

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......

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......

Dubai is a realty hotspot for rich Indians

During January-June 2014, Indians invested close to AED 10.5 billion in the emirate, while British and Pakistani nationals spent AED 5.8 billion and AED 4.5 billion, respectively.  Image:......

  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
Dubai is a realty hotspot for rich Indians

During January-June 2014, Indians invested close to AED 10.5 billion in the emirate, while British and Pakistani nationals spent AED 5.8 billion... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/dubai-is-a-realty-hotspot-for-rich-indians/20140919.htm
Coming soon, world's thinnest ever condoms to enhance sexual pleasure

Bill Gates has revealed that the development of "next-generation" ultra-thin condoms to enhance sexual pleasure is in progress. The 58-year-old... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/health-coming-soon-worlds-thinnest-ever-condoms-to-enhance-sexual-pleasure/20140919.htm
Monitoring heavy metals using mussels

From the Wires Sep. 19, 2014 03:57 AM http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Perna_viridis_001.jpg Selangor, Malaysia, Sept 19, 2014 - (ACN... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3191282
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/japan-may-pip-china-in-high-speed-rail-race/20140919.htm
Johnson and Johnson to set up Rs400 crore plant in Telangana

The plant design will incorporate many innovative elements to ensure energy efficiency, water consumption patterns and waste management in a... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/nYJDVSIcHtIkuI3AN1T0yH/Johnson-and-Johnson-to-set-up-Rs400crore-plant-in-Telangana.html

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