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Netaji deputy, Nehru aide was Soviet spy: British documents

A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an ‘old friend’ of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, ACN Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy.......

Can the disaster of 1996 repeat itself in Afghanistan?

While the Soviet troops left Najibullah all alone without any back-up support to counter the Afghan Mujahideen, the US is unlikely to leave Karzai and his successor’s government all alone,......

Cuba came close to owning 100 N-bombs after 1962 crisis

The Soviet Union had secretly planned to leave over 100 nuclear weapons in Cuba after the end of the Cuban missile crisis but were so scared by Fidel Castro's instability that they made up a law to......

PIX: This Soviet nemesis in Afghan war may come to India

The United States has offered the air-to-air version of its famous Stinger missile to India as part of the weapons package proposed for the 22 attack helicopter deal of the Indian Air Force. The......

Arms dealer Viktor Bout convicted

Former Soviet Air Force officer and arms dealer Viktor Bout was on Thursday found guilty of conspiring to sell millions of dollars worth of weapons to a Colombian terrorist organisation to be used......

Food Bill: Lessons India should have learnt from Soviet Union

By throwing food at poverty that is result of faulty economics and lack of jobs, one is only trying to suicidal path says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. Right at the outset the author wishes to......

IMAGES: China's aircraft carrier hotel!

Performers dressed as pirates perform next to the decommissioned former Soviet aircraft carrier Kiev at Bagua beach, on the outskirts of northern China's Tianjin. China's first aircraft carrier......

Gorbachev hails food consumption in India, China

Unlike US President George W Bush, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Wednesday hailed the growth of food consumption in India and China as he sought expansion of the UN Security Council to......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

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.......

Review: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron is rock and roll revelry

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron is one madly indulgent film says Raja Sen. “So if I lift it, I then rule Asgard?” Tony Stark doesn’t even take his jacket off the first time he......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......

Nina! The 'spy' with designs on India

Annet Mahendru -- the half-Indian making waves in the hit American show The Americans -- tells Archana Masih/Rediff.com about her love for Bollywood, dal-chawal and playing a Russian spy. Image:......

Review: The Imitation Game is well-performed but spineless

The Imitation Game is an unsubtle film that delivers exactly what you expect in the most predictable way, laments Raja Sen.Remember the first time you heard the last Pink Floyd album? No, not that......

Sochi Olympics: Criticism of Games reflects 'Cold War' mentality, says Putin

Western criticism of Russia's Winter Olympics was reminiscent of Cold War ambitions to hold the Soviet Union back, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, despite signs that the world was warming......

European Games organisers prepared for anti-Armenian sentiment

Michelle Zimmer of Germany competes in the Synchronised Swimming during the Baku 2015 European Games. Photographer: Tom Pennington/Getty Images The Azeri organisers of the European Games are......

Zenit win Russian title in first for Villas-Boas

Fans of FC Zenit St Petersburg during the Russian Premier League match. Photograph: Epsilon/Getty Images Zenit St. Petersburg, led by Portuguese coach Andre Villas-Boas, won the Russian Premier......

Ambitious Afghanistan cricket set for next chapter...

'There was no cricket here until 12 years ago and now we’re at a cricket World Cup – it's a fairytale' 'A player had to go to the funeral of his cousin, who was shot dead by a drone'......
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How China is losing SE Asia

Rafael Alunan, Interior Minister of the Philippines in the Fidel Ramos presidency, remembers the day the Chinese walked into Mischief Reef in the... ...

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Drama in the hills

Andrew Duff weaves together many strands of the unfolding drama in Sikkim in this gripping page-turner. Four decades after the messy end of the... ...

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Kazakhstan strongman Nazarbayev's 75th birthday raises questions on country's future

The expected fireworks and fanfare mask uncomfortable questions about the future of the second-largest post-Soviet economy. ...

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Pains of Peshawar

ByMohammad Ali Babakhel In the post-9/11 scenario, escalated terrorism and its psychological consequences have become the common... ...

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The Great Thaw

Committed to non-alignment, Cuba showed where its allegiance lay when it hosted Soviet ballistic missiles on its territory in what constituted the... ...

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