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Impressive victory of people's power in Pakistan

The world public must applaud the people of Pakistan for fighting authoritarianism and taking a major step towards real democratisation through an independent judiciary. It is a tribute to the......

Ex-UK PM aide Coulson jailed for 18 months for phone hacking

Andy Coulson, a former aide of British Prime Minister David Cameron, was on Friday sentenced to 18 months in jail for his involvement in the highly controversial phone-hacking scandal that rocked......

Why India needs to speak up!

'Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may be anxious for a farewell visit to Washington in October,' says retired Ambassador K C Singh, 'but bending backwards on America's PRISM policy is going to earn......

India, Saudi Arabia to deepen counter-terror cooperation

India and Saudi Arabia have decided to further strengthen and deepen their counter-terrorism cooperation, nearly a year after Riyadh deported Abu Jundal, wanted in the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist......

Third explosion at JFK Library in Boston: Police

The Boston Police have said a third explosion occurred at a local library within hours of the two blasts at a marathon that killed two persons and injured several others. The police, however, did......

3 Indian pharma firms named in US Congress price probe

Details on prices sought as 10 generic drugs become up to 83 times costlier in 6 months The US Congress seems to have gone on the offensive against 14 generic drug manufacturers, including three......

'You cannot demand patriotism from foreign investors'

The role of a government is to enhance infrastructure and let the people of the country who have immense business acumen build manufacturing, S P Kothari, Deputy dean, MIT Sloan School of......

Airbus CEO upbeat on EADS revamp

The chief executive of Airbus moved to head off any concerns about a dip in profits or political interference at the European planemaker as France and Germany edged towards a shake-up of parent......

Canada quits Kyoto Protocol

Canada, a major energy producer, has become the first country to quit the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, saying the 1997 accord was an 'impediment' on cutting global carbon emissions with top......

The 20 challenges that the finance minister faces!

The Union Budget 2011-12 is just round the corner. On February 28, even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announces his Budget proposals there are a lot of challenges that face him. At a time......

Security tightened for Chicago marathon after Boston attack

Increased security will be in effect for Sunday's Chicago Marathon, the first major marathon staged in the United States since the tragic April bombing at the Boston race, organizers and police......

Heartbroken Radcliffe out of Games

World marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe finally accepted defeat in her battle to be fit to race at the London Olympics, withdrawing from the Games on Sunday because of injury. The Briton, who......

Tergat lends a hand to new generation

As a child, world marathon record holder Paul Tergat had a good incentive for going to school every day -- a free, hot meal provided by the World Food Programme (WFP).The Kenyan double Olympic......

Lel to defend title in Delhi

Kenya's Martin Lel will defend the men's title at the world half-marathon championships in New Delhi on October 3.However, Britain's Paula Radcliffe, who won her third title in four years at......

Fauja Singh in deal with Adidas

Ninety-two year old marathon runner Fauja Singh has signed a deal with Adidas for a major advertising campaign that also features footballer David Beckham, rugby ace Jonny Wilkinson and boxer Laila......

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Q. what is the distance run in marathon race?and why it is called marathon ?
:  A. The marathon is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards), that is usually run as a road...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-distance-run-in-marathon-raceand-why-it-is-calle//answers/16425609

sitapati rao
Q. An editorial "Health is Wealth" in a Mumbai daily made the pertinent observation that a mere increase in budget allocation for the health sector is not enough to bring about a favourable outcome. Lack of proper nutrition, hygiene and sanitation is the root case of all health woes in our country. The crux of the problem lies in bringing about awarenss on a large scale. This awareness separates a developing society from a developed one. Comment??
Sitapati Rao:  A. Health care in India is definitely lacking due to lack of awareness. Campaigns to promote hygeine, sanitation and health care of our poor people...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/an-editorial-quothealth-is-wealthquot-in-a-mumbai-daily-made/16425559/answers/7280468

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Australia Set to Pay Polluters to Cut Emissions

Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change. (Representational photo)... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/article/world/australia-set-to-pay-polluters-to-cut-emissions-614281
In war on smog, struggling China steel mills adapt to survive

3:22am IST BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese steel mills, among the biggest in the world, are altering their production schedules to offset... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/10/30/china-steel-smog-idINKBN0IJ2P920141030
Kenya's Kimetto, Kipsang battle for marathon jackpot

Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto will battle for the $500,000 World Marathon Majors (WMM) jackpot in Sunday's New York Marathon. The two boarded... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/kenya-s-kimetto-kipsang-battle-for-marathon-jackpot-114103001028_1.html
Embattled ACC leaders on the defensive …

CHARLOTTE The Atlantic Coast Conference calls its basketball media day Operation Basketball. This year, it became Operation Damage Control.... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/embattled-acc-leaders-on-the-defensive-at-basketball-media-day-002314146-ncaab.html
Indie Anthems Mixtape Curates List of Artists That Deserve Deals After CMJ Music Marathon

Released at CMJ Music Marathon in New York City this week Indie Anthems Vol. 9 delivers tastemakers a curated hit list of artists worthy of deals... ...

http://pressreleaseping.com/indie-anthems-mixtape-curates-list-artists-deserve-deals-after-cmj-music-marathon

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