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He defeated the French, the Americans: Was there anyone like General Giap?
No contemporary military figure comes anywhere near General Vo Nguyen Giap in the sheer scale of achievements, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). Military geniuses are a rare phenomenon. While......
The Vietnamese general who tamed the US war machine
Praful Bidwai pays tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap who was a legend in his lifetime and hailed as one of the greatest military leaders of the 20th century. Vo Nguyen Giap, the brilliant......
Vietnam: The fulcrum of India's 'look east' policy
India-Vietnam relationship has its own imperatives and dynamism. In India’s look east policy Vietnam has been the major pivot, at least in terms of security and strategic imperatives, says......
'The PMO resembles a mini public meeting'
Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is not widely known in India. A Frenchmen of Jewish origin, his fame rests on his novel Remembrance of Things Past. It is considered, after Tolstoy's War and Peace, the......
Why Germany should be India's best partner in Europe
Germany, as the locomotive of Europe, has much to teach India in manufacturing and process management, says Rajeev Srinivasan. November 9 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin......
Sindhu, Gurusaidutt advance at Malaysian GP
Top seed P V Sindhu advanced to the second round of the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after recording a win over Singapore's Chena Jiayuan on a day that saw three Indians qualifying......
Indian shuttlers have mixed day at Malaysia GP
It was a mixed day for Indian shuttlers at the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament, as R M V Gurusaidutt, K Srikanth and Sameer Verma won their respective first round matches while......
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