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Army chief pitches for Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal Cariappa

'The time has come to recommend Field Marshal Cariappa for the award of Bharat Ratna. If others can get it, I see no reason why he should not.' IMAGE: General K M Cariappa greets Prime Minister......

'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current......

Why History is more important now than ever before

'Studying History, we come close to all of the messiness of human life -- we understand what motivates people, what makes them get along or go to war, what dreams they had for themselves and their......

From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven......

The time to quit India had come

Historian Mridula Mukherjee narrates how the Quit India movement swept across the country even in the absence of its leaders, convincing the British that they could no longer continue to rule......

Asia in 2008: Its rise is a global good

As 2008 draws near, very few educated people can still be unaware of the rising economic and strategic power of Asia.Consider 2007. The year began with China firing a ballistic missile to destroy a......

How to treat coloured people

Exactly a month ago, my wife, son and I were not allowed to board a British Airways flight to Paris via London because we didn't have a transit visa, called a Direct Airside Transit Visa. This came......

Do economic boycotts work?

Boycotts are a funny business, and none funnier than the economic ones. Iran is going to be threatened by United Nations sanctions over its nuclear policy. Iran was exposed to economic boycotts by......

Postal stamp on Murugappa Chettiar

A postal stamp in the memory of A M M Murugappa Chettiar (1902-1965) was released by Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran on Sunday. A M M Murugappa Chettiar, known widely as AMM, is......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

What inspired Rangoon?

Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming epic? IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon. The railway......

Rangoon: Bloody Hell! What a trailer

Watch the trailer and tell us what you think of it! Director Vishal Bharadwaj finds stories in the strangest of places. No one could equate the Shakespearean Hamlet with terrorism in Kashmir but......

Review: Jackson Durai is a decent watch

The film starts of well but lags in the second half and the screenplay begins to go downhill, feels S Saraswathi. The father-son duo, Sathyaraj and Sibiraj are back together after more than a......

FA Cup hero Goalkeeper Trautmann dies at 89

Bert Trautmann, a former German Prisoner of War who became a footballer in England and famously broke his neck playing in goal for Manchester City in the 1956 FA Cup final, died on Friday at the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......
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A Last Glimpse

Fans of the late actor Tom Alter can catch him in his last role in a short fantasy film The Black Cat Actor Tom Alter, who passed away at the... ...

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'Rum is the true spirit of India'

'In Sri Lanka, they told me if you remove the India branding from the bottle, we'll buy it.''I told them the reason we have India in the logo is... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/rum-is-the-true-spirit-of-india/20171116.htm
Army Chief pushes for Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal General K M Cariappa

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today pitched for conferring the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on independent India's first army... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-army-chief-pushes-for-bharat-ratna-for-field-marshal-general-k-m-cariappa-2557682
Myanmar’s destructive charcoal trade

A trader turns off his truck’s engine at yet another checkpoint and, again, the soldiers ask him for cash. His truck is filled with charcoal... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/environment-news/burning-down-the-house-myanmar-s-destructive-charcoal-trade-87591.html
Expert

[USA], Oct 27 (ANI): Little attention has been paid to Rohingyas ties with international terrorism despite media covering the mass exodus of the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/little-attention-paid-to-rohingyas-ties-with-international-terrorism-expert-news-international-rk1wJRadeebdf.html

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