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Great Wall of China’s sticky secret revealed

Scientists claim to have discovered the secret behind the strength and longevity of the Great Wall of China -- sticky rice. A team at Zhejiang University in China has found that the delicious "sweet rice" that is a mainstay of modern Asian cuisine was also a key ingredient in the mortar used to build the Great Wall 1,500 years ago.

India among Top5 ‘happiest’ survey !

Surroundings spell soundness of mind and body and India is ranked among the top 6 of the world. Residents of the Netherlands, Canada and Australia are the most satisfied with the areas where they live, according to a survey of 23 countries. India is not far behind. India freezes the 4th spot among Top 6 happiest couontries across the globe.

Man pays Rs 1 Million for a Number Plate !

It may be very usual thing in Dubai where people are crazing behind the fancy number for their luxury cars, but not very much much in India. Rarely we hear news about people paying thousands of rupees for a Number Plate but this time the craze has gone beyond the head of a Chandigarh resident named Narinder Singh Shergill who paid USD 23,000 ( INR 1,000,000 ) for a Number plate - 0001.

Raajneeti is about to begin, so the controversy !

As the date of release of Prakash Jha’s latest film Raajneeti is coming close, it is being dragged into new controversies. The film has now got into two new controversies one by a Mumbai based social worker and the other by actor-producer-director Kamal R Khan. At the same time UTV New Media, the digital arm of UTV Software Communications Ltd., announced the launch of a voice blogging service for the movie.

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Youngest Indian Hero who won the Mount Everest !

Saturday Morning. Media, reporters, Press conferences, AI officials, Leaders all were juggling to cover Mangalore tragedy as early as possible. While this was going on near the tale of India, at top someone was heading towards setting up a good news for whole world and wining over largest & strongest mountain. It was Arjun Vajpai, 16 year old from Delhi who was about to win over 8,848-metre-high Mount Everest, via the traditional South Col route in Nepal.

Sachin Tendulkar proved once again !

Sachin Tendulkar, a Real Hero, proved it again. He has helped one of his former Team mate Dalbir Singh Gill by paying all his bills for operation. Dalbir Singh Gill and Sachin were team mates under 17 team for India once.

Are Generic portals loosing their grounds ? Rediff post losses again in 2010 !

Recently we heard that Rediff posted a net loss of $7.97 million for the year ended March 2010, as compared to a net loss of $11.26 million in the previous fiscal year. Revenues declined from $25.43 million recorded for the March 2009 ended year to $18.84 million in the 2009-10 fiscal year. During the March 2010-ended year, Rediff earned an interest income of $4.01 million.

Indians are poor and sleep on Footpaths !

A shocking report, revealed by the Beijing-based Horizon Research Consultancy firm, released at the second India-China Forum meeting in Beijing on Saturday. Survey conducted among Indians and Chinese. Outcome is quite unlike. Most Indians regard China as a friend and partner but China considers Pakistan a better one and place India next to US and Japan in a list of nations which they fear threaten their country the most, says the report. In sharp contrast, the Chinese believed Indians were not as diligent as they are. They believed most Indians are poor and many of them sleep on footpaths. The Chinese, however, considered rich Indians to be wealthier than their affluent people.

India may have internet domain names in 7 local languages by the end of 2011

India may have internet domain names in 7 local languages by the end of 2011

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