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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......

Chinese daily questions extravagance over space adventures

As a Chinese spacecraft was put on its path to attempt the country's first docking mission, a feat achieved by Soviet Union years back, questions were raised about its relevance and whether it was......

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......

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......

Review: Finding Fanny is wickedly fantastic

Finding Fanny strikes gold, raves Raja Sen. Some beholders like it big. Colombian artist Fernando Botero, a fine fetishist of the fleshy, spent decades drawing and sculpting the ornately obese, men......

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......

China's Li Na bids adieu to tennis

Li Na of China during a press conference. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images China's Li Na, Asia's only Grand Slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, citing the......

India's C'wealth Games showing raises hope for big medal haul at Asiad

Abhinav Bindra of India. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, India’s athletes are looking to assert themselves......

Formula One teams rule out Russian race boycott

Formula One teams say they will race in Russia, despite the crisis in Ukraine and downing of a Malaysian airliner, unless the country's debut Grand Prix in October is called off or they are ordered......
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Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
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Q. do you find a special place for Sunday among the days of the week?
Sanjay Sharma:  A. Tanzimat: an attempt by the Ottoman Empire to modernise into an industrial power, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine-one thousand, eight...... more

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Q. Which country in the world has a maximum numbers of political parties?
Sanjay:  A. Holocaust Memorial Day UK ~From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ', , Holocaust Memorial Day twenty-seven January is a national event in the United...... more

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM YOGENDRA YADAV FOUNDER MEMBER OF AAP HAS SAID THAT REPUBLIC DAY PARADE IS SOVIET STYLE AND OUTDATED, DO YOU AGREE ?WHY AAP IS TARGETING REPUBLIC DAY IN VARIOUS WAYS?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. It wasn't the economic situation in the USSR remember, that Russia was not the only part of the country, it was the political situation. The...... more

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Presidential folly

By ordering air strikes on Syria, Obama has fallen back on the tried and failed strategy of his predecessors which is likely to stoke more violence... ...

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Henry Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba

NEW YORK: US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small... ...

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How did Modi achieve?

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Sivaji in Russian, fighting the good fight against alcohol

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Getting to know each other, striking rapport

Judging by how India-US relationship went into limbo after the warmth of George W Bush's second term, India can be expected to make a proper... ...

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