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WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here’s a fresh collection of the truly weird, true and funny news from around the world.  1) This pig drinks frappuccinos and wears designer clothes Devoted pig-owner Mindi Reinbolt......

'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.......

Padma honour for American professors Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph

Two Americans are among the five people from the United States who have been selected for India's prestigious Padma awards this year for their contributions in different fields. Susanne Hoeber......

US presidential race heading down to the wire

The United States presidential election, which is just 10 days away, appears to be headed down to the wire, with opinion polls suggesting that incumbent Barack Obama's Republican rival Mitt Romney......

Punters in India bet Rs 500 crore on US elections

Bookies in India have managed to cash in on US Presidential elections. Country's 'satta bazzar' or the illegal betting market witnessed a turnover of nearly Rs 500 crore (Rs 5 billion)in a......

Pesky calls: Stricter norms may be a boon in disguise

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's decision to enforce stricter norms on unsolicited calls and text messages may well be a boon in disguise, feel organised mobile marketing companies.......

Corruption: India lost over $125 bn in outflows

Even as India continued to register one of the highest growth rates post-independence, rampant corruption resulted in an estimated illicit out flow of a whooping $125 billion between 2000 and......

Cambridge honours Ratan Tata for Nano

Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Law for his role in producing the world's cheapest car Nano. The degree was conferred by Prince Philip,......

Steve Jobs on life, love and death

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower," Steve Jobs. And how well these words describe the man himself. For a man who takes home an annual salary of $1, it is surprising that......

Have you watched these great DVDs?

\\nThe biggest DVD and Blu-ray attraction this week is True Grit, the remake of the John Wayne classic that became a big hit for brothers Joel and Ethan Coen. The gritty, sparse but emotionally......

Will these people dance with Hrithik on TV?

Like many of his contemporaries, Hrithik Roshan will soon descend on television with Just Dance, a dance-based reality show that's slated to go on air this summer on Star Plus. Touted as a......

Inidhu Inidhu's music is peppy

Pavithra Srinivasan reviews the Tamil album, Inidhu Inidhu.Following a slew of classy movies comes yet another from Prakashraj's Duet Movies -- Inidhu Inidhu, a remake of the successful youthful......

Will Avatar change the way we see 3D cinema?

We might be excited about watching 3D films at our neighbourhood multiplexes pretty much every other week now, but the process has been around for quite a while. Way back in the 1890s, William......

Designer Akki Narula on dressing Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan in Kurbaan

Karan Johar's Kurbaan is making news all right, but for all the wrong reasons. The movie was recently in the news when Shiv Sainiks objected to Kareena Kapoor's bare-back poster.......

US Open: Azarenka slays qualifier Krunic to reach quarters

Arsenal's Victoria Azarenka of Belarus reacts in her match against Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Twice Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka overcame an......

Gatlin secures London return ahead of Gay

Justin Gatlin is back. So is Tyson Gay. Eight years after winning Olympic gold and two years after concluding a doping ban, Gatlin secured his return to the Games by running an eye-catching 9.80......

THE BEST SPORTS IMAGES OF THE WEEK

North Carolina State University forward CJ Williams (5) is fouled by Georgetown University center Henry Sims (left) during their men's NCAA college basketball game in Columbus,...

Images: Ivanovic and Murray on fire, Roddick ousted

A relaxed Ana Ivanovic stormed into the third round of the US Open on Wednesday and said she finally feels like she is playing top-level tennis again. The former world number one, who has dropped......

Sunil Chhetri relishing time with Kansas City Wizards

He is only the third Indian footballer to ply his trade outside the country; he took to football only to get entry into a good college, and never thought of earning a livelihood from the game.......

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Q. which College was established by Lord Wellesley in 1800 for educating Civil servants?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-college-was-established-by-lord-wellesley-in-1800-for-/21365776/answers/

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. How long the Royal couple was in love before their marriage?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. It is since September 2001.- 10 years2001: SeptemberWilliam and Kate met each other when they were both studying in the Department of Creative Arts...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-long-the-royal-couple-was-in-love-before-their-marriage/21365776/answers/19700995

Joseph Chacko
Q. Who said this " Youth is when you're allowed to stay up lat on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to" ?
Joseph Chacko:  A. William E. Vaughn who is known as Bill vaughn his other quotations are::# A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-said-this-quot-youth-is-when-youre-allowed-to-stay-up-la/19700984/answers/16338672

Pisces
Q. Do you think that poetry has the power which can move you (I'm not saying that it can change the life.) ??\By the way, how many of you still enjoy reading poetry, and reading it seriously?Who is/are your favorite English/Hindi poet/s?Can you shares few lines please?
Pisces:  A. Yes Good poetry can move you and emotionally arouse you. By poetry here I mean the old age poetry of Tennyson, Keats, Wordsworth, Shelley,Byron,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-that-poetry-has-the-power-which-can-move-you-im/16337861/answers/13710081

  Web results for Williams College
On Women Empowerment Rajnath Links Women Education with Ancient Indian Ethics

ints of some major plans towards women empowerment, Union Home Minister and Member of Parliament, Lucknow, Rajnath Singh linked women education... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/lucknow/on-women-empowerment-rajnath-links-women-education-with-ancient-indian-ethics.html
Word Psmiths In The City

Book Jacket On My Sleeve Krishna Prasad , Editor-in-Chief, Outlook : We live in interesting times, when the reading habit is growing, when... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Word-Psmiths-In-The-City/292930
Secret Of The Tomb'

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb movie stills; Cast: Ben Stiller , Rami Malek , Ben Kingsley , Robin Williams , Rebel Wilson , Owen Wilson ,... ...

http://www.apunkachoice.com/content/article/sid100022916-movie_review_robin_williams_shines_in_night_at_the_museum_secret_of_the_tomb/
3rd Christmas T20 Cup commencing today

Excelsior Sports Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 26: 3rd Christmas Twenty-20 Cricket Cup for College students and other cricketers will commence at... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/3rd-christmas-t20-cup-commencing-today/
Teen drivers may run a fatal risk in older, smaller cars

(Reuters) - Teenagers are more likely than middle aged drivers to die in crashes while driving older, smaller cars, according to a recent study.... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/teen-drivers-may-run-fatal-risk-older-smaller-203029619.html

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