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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,......

In the middle of Ramzan, Modi to visit 5 Islamic nations

It's a packed 5-nation, 9-day, visit for Prime Minister Modi as he heads to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan, apart from Ufa in Russia. This visit may be short on......

'Emergency was a time when everyone was scared'

‘Overall responsibility must be taken by Indira because she was the one who gave the order’ ‘Indira was a strong and ruthless leader and Indians admire strong leaders’......

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......

The Greece Crisis and its lessons for India

'India cannot expect to be insulated from the crisis. Europe is India's biggest trading partner with two-way trade of E72.5 billion or Rs 530,000 crore last year,' says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

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......

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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Roswell's Unanswered UFO Questions

Something crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, 68 years ago. The first military authorized press release stated, "RAAF (Roswell Army Air Field)... ...

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In the middle of Ramzan, Modi to visit 5 Islamic nations

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The Greece Crisis and its lessons for India

'India cannot expect to be insulated from the crisis. Europe is India's biggest trading partner with two-way trade of E72.5 billion or Rs 530,000... ...

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A win-win deal

The diplomatic breakthrough that has been made in U.S.-Cuba relations is a vindication of President Barack Obama's policy of engaging with nations... ...

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When it forgave Germany's debt

A file photo of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing the the nation. (Reuters) Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back... ...

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