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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......

Mr PM, how does heritage tag for Delhi hit development: Experts

Earning the coveted UNESCO tag would not only have ramped up revenues through enhanced tourism but also helped in keeping monuments and heritage buildings in Delhi free of encroachment, say......

The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah,......

200 bodies retrieved from debris of Nepal's historic tower

Nepal's 19th-century nine-storey Dharhara tower in the heart of the capital on Saturday became a burial ground for hundreds of visitors who had come to see the panoramic views of the Kathmandu......

Bullet train between Delhi and Chennai soon?

Image: A high speed bullet train. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons The railways ministry is considering implementing a high-speed bullet train service between Delhi-Chennai. Union......

Connaught Place 6th most expensive office location in the world

Image: Connaught Place, New Delhi. Photograph: Courtesy, Rohit Rath/Wikimedia Commons Connaught Place in the Capital city has become the world's sixth most costliest office destination, moving up......

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......

The Graduate actress Elizabeth Wilson dies

A lowdown on what's going on in Hollywood.Stage and screen actress Elizabeth Wilson has died. She was 94. Image: Elizabeth Wilson with actor Alan Safier in 2011. Photograph: Wikimedia......

Billy Crystal, Hugh Jackman, Frank Sinatra: Top 10 Oscar hosts

Oscar 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris has several big shoes to fill in. Neil Patrick Harris is an extraordinary performer, one who has not just played iconic television characters Doogie Howser and......
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Flood Of Fire by Amitav Ghosh

The iron ship Nemesis, the British army's trump card in the First Opium War. Photographs: Wikimedia Commons First of all, a confession: the last... ...

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Second most wanted Nazi dies in Canada

Katriuk had been living in the Canadian town of Ormstown near Montreal, where he devoted himself to beekeeping. "Schuma Battalion 102-115-118... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-second-most-wanted-nazi-dies-in-canada-2090336
Super30 founder Anand Kumar honoured in Canada for mentoring students for IIT

Kumar's Super 30 in Bihar's capital Patna, has shaped IITians out of a bunch of 30 students selected from underprivileged sections of the society... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-super30-founder-anand-kumar-honoured-for-mentoring-students-for-iit-2090321
IAF fires a Harpoon missile in the Arabian Sea for the first time

The mission was pre-designated target in the Arabian sea on May 22. Picture for representational purposes only Image courtesy: Wikimedia... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-iaf-fires-a-harpoon-missile-in-the-arabian-sea-for-the-first-time-2090223
How the solar system looked a billion years ago

This is the first discovery with the new cutting-edge Gemini instrument. Image credit: NASA Wikimedia Commons Scientists have found a... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-how-the-solar-system-looked-a-billion-years-ago-2090158

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