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Indian Army's new recruitment mantra: Join us and live a life less ordinary

Indian Army's new recruitment mantra: Join us and live a life ...

Indian Army's new recruitment campaign, titled 'Join the Indian Army and Live a Life Less Ordinary' will be launched across the country today. The campaign projects Indian Army as a full-fledged working organization that offers exciting career in different sectors for young Indians who otherwise aspire for other careers.According to Lt Gen RN Nair, Director General Recruiting, "No other organisation in India provides the canvas of engineering, technology, work-life-balance, sustained care ..., 6 minutes ago

Blatter's ship finally runs aground

- History is not likely to be so kind to the 79-year-old Swiss, who only recently compared himself to a mountain goat that keeps "going and going and going and cannot be stopped." Instead, his name is likely to be associated with the succession of corruption scandals which occurred on his watch. IMAGE: Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images Sepp Blatter wanted to be remembered as the FIFA president who turned soccer into a truly global sport, and a catalyst for development, ...
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Why football will never see any other like Pele again!

IMAGE: Pele during a training session in 1963. Photograph: Evening Standard/Getty Images He might be travelling halfway across the globe to promote youth football through Subroto Cup but Brazilian legend Pele on Friday declared that there won't be another like him and the man who draws constant comparisons with him, the inimitable Diego Maradona.Widely regarded as the greatest footballer to have played the game, the 74-year-old Edson Arantes do Nascimento will be in New Delhi next week as a ...
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The odd, crazy world we live in!

These photos prove we live in a truly bizarre world.  Image: A woman wearing a bikini tops up fuel at a petrol station in Kiev, Ukraine. One of the largest networks of petrol stations in Ukraine organised a campaign in which anyone who showed up in swimwear at a particular gas station during specified hours would receive free gasoline, according to representatives of the company. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/ Reuters Image: A visitor holding poses for a photograph in an optical ...
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'Warne and I competed hard and we continue to do so'

'The idea of the Cricket All-Stars League was to give fans a chance to relive their memories and passion for the game.' 'If we start taking players who have not retired, then we are working against the ICC.' In an exclusive chat with Harish Kotian/, Sachin Tendulkar discusses why he chose to launch the Cricket All-Stars League in baseball-crazy America, his friendship with Shane Warne and the aggressive attitude of India's up-and-coming young players. IMAGE: Mumbai Indians icon ...
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Bihar elections: Pre-poll surveys give majority to Nitish's grand-alliance

Two poll surveys on Thursday projected a majority for the 'grand coalition' of the Janata Dal United-Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress in Bihar assembly polls while one predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance alliance will be ahead but short of majority by three seats. For the post of chief minister, incumbent Nitish Kumar leads the race in all the pre-poll surveys . Photograph: Adnan Abidi/ Reuters The CNN-IBN-Axis pre-poll survey predicted 137 seats for ...
 Rediff.com31 minutes ago Bihar exit-poll: Nitish's 'grand alliance' tipped to win  Rediff.com12 hours ago

People-to-people cooperation needed to tackle climate issues: US envoy

US ambassador to India Richard Verma today batted for people-to-people cooperation in dealing with global environmental challenges even as he underscored the "important" role films and technology can play in spreading awareness in this regard.Addressing a gathering at a curtain raiser event for 8th CMS Vatavaran, an Environment and Wildlife Film Festival and Forum, which was also attended by activist Rajendra Singh and filmmaker Krishnendu Bose, Verma maintained that climate is a big area ...
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Coral reefs endangered by bleaching in global event, researchers say

For the third time since records have been kept, the world is experiencing a global coral bleaching event.It's a major environmental incident, predicted by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and now confirmed as underway by teams of scientists and reef mappers across the globe.Coral bleaching is triggered by stresses on coral reefs. During bleaching, the coral expel the algae that live within them, exposing the coral's white skeleton. The symbiotic algae not only provide ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago NOAA: Coral bleaching has gone global for the third time ever  FOXNews.com8 hours ago

Jhabua explosion: Cops pin hope on DNA report to know about Kasawa

After groping in the dark for nearly a month over the massive explosion in Petlwad town that killed 89 people, Madhya Pradesh police are pinning hopes on the outcome of the DNA profiling of three unclaimed bodies of from the explosion site to ascertain whether Rajendra Kasawa, the prime accused in the case was dead or alive. "We have not yet reached any conclusion yet on whether Rajendra Kasawa is dead or alive. We hope that the DNA test report of the three unclaimed bodies will bring out the ...
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ISIS soldiers told to rape women 'to make them Muslim'

Sitting on a shabby green sofa somewhere in the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, Iraq, the militants laugh and joke as one of them films their excited chatter."Today is the female sex slave market day, which has been ordained," explains a skinny, black-clad Jihadi, gesturing at the camera."With Allah's permission, each will get a share," promises another of the fighters."Where is my Yazidi girl?" asks the first, a wide grin splitting his straggly-bearded face.The Yazidis are an ancient people, ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago
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