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Meet the Castros!

Vice President Hamid Ansari's visit to Havana provided rare insights of the Castro brothers, Fidel and Raul. Rediff.com's Nikhil Lakshman reports. Part I: Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary......

Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary of old

Vice President Hamid Ansari discovers the iconic Fidel Castro in fine form during a rare 65-minute encounter. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana "The meeting was a gesture to India," Vice......

Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary of old

Vice President Hamid Ansari discovers the iconic Fidel Castro in fine form during a rare 65-minute encounter. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana "The meeting was a gesture to India," Vice......

Fidel is alive! Meets Hamid Ansari

Fidel Castro meets Vice President Hamid Ansari for an unprecedented meeting. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana. Fidel Castro is alive and well. After not being seen in public for 142 days, since......

Fidel Castro says his 'health is failing'

Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who has lived through the tenures of ten American Presidents, says that his health is deteriorating and he may not see the end of Barack Obama's presidency."I have......

Marc Rich, 'King of Oil', dies at 78

Billionaire Marc Rich, who invented oil trading and was pardoned by President Bill Clinton over tax evasion, racketeering and busting sanctions with Iran, died on Wednesday in Switzerland aged......

NRI Om Malik among world's top 25 Web celebrities

Blogging might be a leisure activity for many famous personalities but it has brought fame to people like India-born Om Malik who has been named as one of the global web celebrities by American......

BRIC countries to intensify cooperation

Rising economies Brasil, Russia, India and Chinahave decided to gradually intensify cooperation beginning with consultations at the ambassadorial level and then moving on to political......

Where the dollar has no clout

"Dollar, No! Euro Yes," says Tania Saarez, the receptionist at my hotel in Havana. If you have seen the magic of the dollar work wonders in other parts of the world, Cuba will open the doors to a......

India a superpower? A reality check!

The growth of Indian economy has been explosive by any reckoning. It, however, depends largely on the benchmarks we have set ourselves. If it is China, that we are looking up to, we have a lot of......

When Salman met Fidel Castro

Diana Hayden has spent a month introducing us to famous historical figures on Biography. And now it's time for the first phase to end.All of May, we were acquainted with icons from world politics,......

Wall Street 2 is very entertaining

Aseem Chhabra reviews Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.What a difference 23 years make. In 1987 when Oliver Stone directed the original Wall Street, his intent was to expose the excesses of the......

Naomi Watts to star as Marilyn Monroe in biopic

Naomi Watts is set to play Marilyn Monroe in a new biopic, which is based on a controversial book detailing the actress' love affairs and encounters on the casting couch.Titled Blonde, the film is......

A continental fare at the Kerala film fest

It apparently has become a staple of the season in Thiruvanathapuram -- a little winter fog, a much-hyped Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (as though the wall-to-wall, year-round ads on TV for gold......

Weekend Watch: Motorcycle Diaries

Che Guevara. Marxist revolutionary. Guerrilla leader. Movie star. Diarios de Motocicleta -- or The Motorcycle Diaries as the rest of the world knows it -- is solid proof. If Che were alive, this is......

World Cup chit-chat: Maradona backs Suarez, says FIFA may as well throw him into Guantanamo

Diego Maradona blasted FIFA's ban on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez as "criminal" and said world soccer's governing body might as well handcuff the striker and lock him up in Guantanamo prison. "Who......

Maradona to play 'Match for Peace' in Cuba

Diego Maradona has been invited by Colombia's FARC to play for their team in a soccer ‘Game for Peace’ during talks in Cuba between the rebels and the Colombian government looking to......

Wrestling wins IOC vote for 2020 Olympic Games

Wrestling completed an unprecedented comeback on Sunday, reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic......

Wrestling wins IOC vote for 2020 Olympic Games

Wrestling completed an unprecedented comeback on Sunday, reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic......

Cuba says goodbye to boxing great Teofilo Stevenson

Cuba said goodbye on Tuesday to heavyweight boxing great Teofilo Stevenson, who won three Olympic gold medals and became a symbol of communist pride when he refused to fight for money. A day after......
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Q. who told Fidel Castro that co-operative farms are not a good idea for growing tobacco?
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Q. who told Fidel Castro that co-operative farms are not a good idea for growing tobacco?
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Q. What is the significance of 19-4?
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Q. Quiz: Nick named as sugar cane express from Cuba--------who is he? (Hint: He is a sports person)
Good Citizen:  A. 1) 1770 Captain James Cook sights the eastern coast of what is now Australia.2) 1782 John Adams secures the Dutch Republic's recognition of the...... more

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Being Homi Adajania

The director of Finding Fanny breaks out of the indie straitjacket. The auteur on his passions and projects Nine years ago, Homi Adajania went... ...

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Cuba aborts plan to create perfumes for Che Guevara and Chavez

11:05pm IST HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has aborted plans to develop fragrances in honor of the late revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara and... ...

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Cuban cabinet change aims to boost flagging economy

By By | Reuters By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - With Cuba's economy flagging, President Raul Castro has turned to his most trusted... ...

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Rudy Giuliani to help fight Manuel Noriega's video game suit

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is... ...

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James Michener's epic novels

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