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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......

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......

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......

Revitalise Indo-Russian ties faster: Indologist

Admitting that Russia's relations with India have not "developed properly" after the breakup of the Soviet Union, a Russian indologist has called for a proactive approach with focus on cooperation......

When USSR threatened to take Pak's 'eyes out'

The Soviet Union had warned Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s that it would take Pakistan's 'eyes out' if it looked at India in an inimical manner. The then Soviet......

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......

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......

What America must do to compete with 'Chindia'

Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Americans could reasonably dream of a world dominated by a single superpower: the US. No longer. The rapid transformation of China into an economic......

India, China tap major global demands

With China and India joining the global trading market and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, most of the world's productivity is being tapped by these two countries to satisfy the global......

Celebrities & Advertising

Celebrities & AdvertisingWhat is common to tennis ace Pete Sampras and the former Soviet Union leader, Mikhail Gorbachev? Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about celebrities......

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......

Why change of hockey captain is in bad taste...

‘I don't understand this logic. You just can't put a new captain every match’ IMAGE: From left Hockey India CEO Elena Norman, captain PR Sreejesh, SV Sunil, coach Roelant Oltmans......

Murray etches name in Wimbledon history with 2nd title

Britain’s Andy Murray won lifted his second Wimbledon title after defeating Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(2) on Sunday. Following that clinical performance, here is a list of......

List of Wimbledon women's singles champions

Following Serena Williams’s win over Angelique Kerber for her 7th Wimbledon crown, here is a list of Wimbledon women's singles champions since 1922: - The indefatigable Serena Williams:......

Legendary Zatopek's legs to run wild in Rio

IMAGE: Czech artist David Cerny with his creations. Photograph: CTK/Facebook. The triumphs of Czech great Emil Zatopek will be celebrated in Rio de Janeiro with dozens of pairs of......
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A matter of dangerous respect

We journalists take a rather dim view of guns. We hate them, we loathe them, we know quite a lot about them, we wouldn't be seen dead next to them... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/a-matter-of-dangerous-respect/155910.html
Most of IAF's inventory is three decades old

NEW DELHI: The photograph of a tense Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar peering down at the waters of the Arabian Sea through the window of an... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/What-the-missing-AN-32-tells-us-Most-of-IAFs-inventory-is-three-decades-old/2016/07/24/article3543910.ece
A double joy for the family

Tbilisi: The Rio Olympics will be the eighth Games for Georgian shooter Nino Salukvadze, but it will be the first time when she will be joined by a... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160724/jsp/sports/story_98480.jsp
Hunt for IAF plane against odds

New Delhi, July 23: Finding K2743, the Antonov 32 air force transport plane that disappeared during a Chennai-Port Blair flight with 29 people on... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160724/jsp/nation/story_98456.jsp
Estonian triplets set for Rio party

Petite, platinum blonde, blue-eyed and identical, Leila, Liina and Lily Luik with their passion for marathons, hip-hop, art and ice cream will make... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/559799/estonian-triplets-set-rio-party.html

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