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Rajiv regarded Pakistan as 'strategic buffer' against USSR: Report

Contradicting perceived proximity to the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, India under the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had toyed with the idea of supporting anti-Russian civilian groups in......

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......

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......

Budget: It's time to boost investment, cut down wasteful spending

Budget should raise revenues & reduce spending to increase capital expenditure, without compromising fiscal deficit target excessively, says Jaimini Bhagwati. It is that time of the year.......

Economic crisis chokes world's biggest economies

In the first week of the 16th year of the new millennium, the world seems to have caught severe pneumonia, or worse, as China had the flu, notes Shreekant Sambrani. "Sensex crosses 25,000." Indian......

Kremlin terms doping allegations against Russian athletes 'groundless'

IMAGE: A monument of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin is seen in front of the Luzhniki stadium, which hosted the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2013 and is now under reconstruction, in......

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......

Is Leicester's 5,000-1 upset the greatest sporting shock?

IMAGE: Leicester City's Wes Morgan celebrates scoring their first goal against Manchester United on Sunday. Photograph: Darren Staples Livepic/Reuters At the start of the English football season......

Meldonium tests reignite doping scandal in Russian athletics

- The Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) said on Monday four athletes had tested positive at the Russian Winter Indoor Athletics Championships in February. - 'Meldonium has a half-life of between......

Sharapova's intent questioned - Why was she taking banned heart drug?

'Sharapova has been a US resident since early in her career, which does bring in a question of how or why she is using a drug that is not licensed there' IMAGE: Maria Sharapova speaks to the media......
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10 greatest football teams of all time

There have been some truly amazing teams which have defined how football has been played. These teams have dominated the beautiful game and have... ...

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God is in the details

Producer-director Hemal Trivedi says "Among The Believers" explores the ideological divide in Pakistan and the Muslim world and has important... ...

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Terrorists planning V-Day attacks detained in Moscow

Few Sec ago 0 0 Moscow: A group of citizens from Central Asian countries was detained by Russia's security agency, FSB, on suspicion that... ...

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Russia warns of retaliation as NATO plans more deployments in E. Europe

By Dmitry Solovyov and Lidia Kelly MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia will reinforce its western and southern flanks with three new divisions by... ...

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How Zuma, the smiling spy, controls South Africa

By Joe Brock and Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - As head of intelligence for the outlawed African National Congress during apartheid, Jacob... ...

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