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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,......

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......

Did the minorities 'fix' Mahinda Rajapaksa?

A double-quick analysis of the Lankan election results would show that the relatively narrow victory margin of challenger Maithripala Sirisena was made up by the three minority communities of......

Three events that may change India forever

How will the return of a majority government at the Centre, the new India-US friendship and the Mangalyaan triumph change India? Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) has the answers. From the national......

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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Comrade Yechury, Don Quixote of our times

The new CPI(M) general secretary should know that when he rages against imperialism and foreign capital, to to the youth raised in... ...

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Pro-Putin bikers begin run despite Polish entry ban

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Kazakhistan President Nursultan Nazarbayev Seals Power With Stability Before Democratic Reform

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resolving party tangle in Punjab

There's a spectacular dimension of politics: smart one-liners, leading the charge in Parliament, impromptu interventions in debates. It can turn a... ...

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We can expect Sunday's Kazakh prez …

New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Snap presidential elections are going to be held in Kazakhstan on Sunday, and that nation's embassy in New Delhi, has made... ...

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