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Top Russian priest dies,Prez cuts short India trip

Alexy-II, the head of the Orthodox Church and Russian Patriarch who was instrumental in the post-Soviet spiritual revival of the country, died in Moscow on Friday. The Moscow and All-Russia......

We all lost the Cold War: Gorbachev

Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev, now in the US to attend the funeral of his Cold War foe President Ronald Reagan, has said that their interests to make peace with each other coincided,......

The war that changed the world

'The Russians had risen to great heights of sacrifice and heroism and won a victory against Hitler and Nazism at such a tremendous cost in spite of being weighed down by the tyranny and oppression......

'Leaders understand the change of realities much faster'

'When George Bush Senior decided in 1992 that India and the United States must start talking in this-now-changed world, who would have thought that 10, 15 years down the road, we will start looking......

Don't be fooled by the hug!

'A three generation US-Pakistan relationship is not likely to be snapped any time soon. All this presents an irritant to an India that wishes to concentrate on economic development,' says Colonel......

The intricate route from Yojana to NITI

The NITI Aayog ought to concentrate on interventions cutting across states There once was a time when the belief prevailed that the economy was some intricate Rube Goldberg contraption of connected......

Battered & bruised, Planning Commission loses more of its teeth

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently extended a Rs 8,000-crore (Rs 80 billion) central support for building roads in Jammu & Kashmir, Union Cabinet's approval for the big-ticket announcement......

Is replacing the Planning Commission justified?

The Planning Commission needs to be replaced by institutions prescribed under the Constitution for the functions it usurped, feels Indira Rajaraman The Planning Commission was a powerful centre of......

Weak global cues, poll outcome jitters trip Sensex, Nifty

Markets slipped on Wednesday, tracking weak global cues amid uncertainty ahead of election results on May 16. Investors worldwide remained wary of US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's......

From Washington to Rome, technocrats are rescuing economies

Privatisation in Russia was endorsed by technocrats. It led to the rise of Vladimir Putin. We are living in the age of the technocrats. In business, Big Data, and the Big Brains who can parse it,......

Watchmen dethrones Slumdog

Watchmen, inspired by a graphic novel about vigilante superheroes and carrying the taglines -- Justice is coming to all of us. No matter what we do -- dominated the world box office, soundly......

Slumdog Millionaire tickets are selling fast

Riding on the waves of post-Oscar fame, Slumdog Millionaire rose over the weekend to be the numberone film across the globe, grossing $27 million, nearly $12.5 million of the total gross came from......

Militants warn of terror attack during Winter Olympics in Sochi

Two men said by Islamist militants to have carried out suicide attacks in south Russia appeared in a video donning explosive belts and warning Vladimir Putin to expect a "present" at the Sochi......

Russian militant urges followers to oppose 2014 Olympics

The leader of an Islamist insurgency in Russia's North Caucasus region urged followers on Wednesday to use “maximum force” to prevent President Vladimir Putin staging the 2014 Winter......

Chelsea owner Abramovich wins legal battle

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich emerged victorious on Friday from a long and hugely expensive legal battle with his former friend Boris Berezovsky that laid bare the murky dealings behind the......

Bilyaletdinov gives Russia 2-1 win over Slovenia

A double by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov gave Russia a 2-1 win over Slovenia in the first leg of their World Cup playoff on Saturday. But substitute Nejc Pecnik grabbed what could prove a crucial away......

Shakhtar secure UEFA Cup final win

Brazilian Jadson struck an extra-time winner to secure Shakhtar Donetsk a 2-1 victory over Werder Bremen in the last UEFA Cup final Wednesday.Jadson's first-time shot from Darijo Srna's cross seven......
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Russian Pulkovo Airlines jet crashes during takeoff killing 15 crew members

A Russian Pulkovo Airlines jet, carrying no passengers but 16 crew members crashed during takeoff in the nearby woods from Moscow's biggest... ...

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The Soviet Union's fall led to an alarming nuclear failure that informs today's nuclear crisis

Wikipedia CIA reference photograph of Soviet medium-range ballistic missile in Red Square, Moscow. The collapse of the Soviet Union created one... ...

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Why Germany should deal generously with Greece's call for reparations

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The world wakes up to India rising

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