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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......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

Tamil Nadu, India's model for organ transplants

"Tamil Nadu has the most efficient and effective cadaver transplant programme in India," says Virginia Vaidhyanathan of the India-US Transplant Foundation.Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com discovers how the......

Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win 2013 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Three molecular chemists -- Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel -- were on Wednesday awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for devising computer simulations that are used to......

At $2.1 billion, Buffett is year's biggest philanthropist

The top 10 largest philanthropic donations of 2014 also include, Edward Meyer at 9th rank ($75 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College) and Charles Munger at the 10th place ($65 million......

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......

The illustrious journey of India's 5 best selling cars

Some cars that are emblematic of India’s automobile industry will no longer come off the assembly lines after this year. Image: An enduring symbol of the Indian car. Photograph:......

Saradha scam: ED grills painter, industrialist

Enforcement Directorate on Monday grilled painter Suvaprasanna and industrialist Harsh Neotia in connection with the Saradha scam. Both of them had been asked to appear before the agency for......

Wikipedia launches online travel guide

The foundation behind crowd-sourced knowledge compendium Wikipedia launched a free online travel guide built collaboratively by volunteers from around the globe.Wikimedia Foundation rolled out......

  People speak for wikimedia foundation

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Q. WHAT IS meant by wikipedia
:  A. Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its 18 million...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-wikipedia//answers/19622078

suprabodh
Q. Who's the creator of wikipedia?
Suprabodh:  A. Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales, (born 1966)[1] is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for his role in the founding of Wikipedia, as well as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whos-the-creator-of-wikipedia/19622017/answers/1228637

Seven Wonders
Q. Is the below statement true ?\Wikipedia is a non-commercial website run by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization .
Seven Wonders:  A. yes and they are giving lot of information in many of Indian languages. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-the-below-statement-true-wikipedia-is-a-non-commercial-we/1228325/answers/14316094

joyesh chakraborty
Q. What is Wikipedia and who is the founder of this?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Wikipedia is a free multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-wikipedia-and-who-is-the-founder-of-this/14316085/answers/12612370

joyesh chakraborty
Q. what is known as Mediawiki?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-known-as-mediawiki/12610905/answers/14962959

  Web results for Wikimedia Foundation
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
With great power comes greater responsibility and even greater scepticism

Comment (4) · print · T T T+· T- Primus inter Parus: Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, first... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/blogs/blog-terra-firma/article5515515.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Blogs&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/whose-taj-mahal-is-it-anyway/20141211.htm
At $2.1 billion, Buffett is year's biggest philanthropist

The top 10 largest philanthropic donations of 2014 also include, Edward Meyer at 9th rank ($75 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College)... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/at-usd-2-point-1-billion-buffett-is-years-biggest-philanthropist/20141210.htm
Hungama to offer free PRO subscription to Aircel subscribers

Hungama has tied-up with Aircel to offer its ad-free PRO service free for two months to Aircel subscribers. The PRO service, which was launched in... ...

http://www.medianama.com/2014/12/223-aircel-hungama-pro-service-free/

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