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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?
Raju:  A. Alejandro Robaina more

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Q. What is the significance of 19-4?
Sigma:  A. Alejandro Robaina more

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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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  Web results for Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro opens the doors of his house to an 8-year-old fan

+ An 8-year-old Cuban boy who collects photos and books of Fidel Castro becomes a celebrity in the island after the former Cuban president... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/tv/fidel-castro-opens-the-doors-of-his-house-to-an-8-year-old-fan-20696
Can innovations lead to Modi’s new India?

Mr Modi has thrown a challenge, not only to IITians but to all those in science and technology, to ‘democratise’ high technology so that the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/editorial/can-innovations-lead-modi-s-new-india-817
Life on the other side

IS NOT ENOUGH Author: Natwar Singh Publisher: Rupa, Rs500 In his autobiography, Kunwar Natwar Singh — former senior bureaucrat,... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/books/life-on-the-other-side.html
Venezuelan president on surprise visit to Fidel Castro

to meet former Cuban president Fidel Castro, who praised his guest's "solidarity" with the Palestinian people and condemned the "genocide" in Gaza.... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/venezuelan-president-on-surprise-visit-to-fidel-castro-114082101306_1.html
Venezuela's president pays visit to Fidel Castro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a belated birthday visit to Fidel Castro, the former Cuban leader revealed in one of his regular columns.... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/venezuelas-president-pays-visit-to-fidel-castro-news-others-oivhJnceigdec.html

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