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Will the soldiers at the Siachen Glacier get to vote?

The Election Commission must ensure that soldiers, paramilitary forces and railway employees who work outside their home states are given proper avenues to cast their votes, says Colonel Anil A......

26/11: 'America sacrificed Mumbai'

'What America could figure out is that this finally was an American with an American passport operating in Pakistan who had access to Al Qaeda. Now the prime objective of that time was the capture......

Why is the soldier denied his right to vote?

Every general election nearly 14 lakh soldiers/sailors and airmen, 9 lakh personnel of the para-military forces and their families are effectively denied their basic democratic right to vote. Why......

Lest We Forget: Jallianwala Bagh, 94 years later

For Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, the granddaughter of a freedom-fighter, Jallianwala Bagh is the most important pilgrimage. The spot where 94 years ago, more than 1,000 people were killed in cold......

The Untold Story: How US came to India's aid in 1962

The story of the 1962 war with China has all the elements of a dramatic historical event. Nehru's handling of the crisis and panic reactions were in marked contrast to the cool and confident......

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......

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......

  People speak for british burma

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truth exposed
Q. which revolutionary in was hanged for his part in the unsuccessful Ghadar uprising in 1915.?
Truth Exposed:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-revolutionary-in-was-hanged-for-his-part-in-the-unsucc/25272781/answers/

joyesh chakraborty
Q. What is freedom at midnight ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Syed Rahmat Shah of the Ghadar party worked as an underground revolutionary in France and was hanged for his part in the unsuccessful Ghadar...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-freedom-at-midnight-/24554391/answers/25272803

truth exposed
Q. Is Muslim contribution to INDIA just the Taj Mahal and red fort ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. It describes the events in the Indian independence movement in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-muslim-contribution-to-india-just-the-taj-mahal-and-red-f/24530798/answers/24554420

tree tree
Q. what u think about india
Tree Tree:  A. Over the years, there has been significant integration of Hindu and Muslim cultures across India and the Muslims have played a prominent role in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-u-think-about-india/23563134/answers/24530800

Prasoon Sinha
Q. QS Who was the FOURTH Governor General of India
Prasoon Sinha:  A. . It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/qs-who-was-the-fourth-governor-general-of-india/23198668/answers/23563180

  Web results for British Burma
Nungshigam combat of WWII recalled

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, April 13 2014 : Attended by a host of visitors from UK and US, the Nungshigam combat, which was fought as... ...

http://e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=23&src=140414
Combat engineer support in Siachen

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the launching of operations in Siachen. The versatility, innovation and inventiveness shown by our combat... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/combat-engineer-support-in-siachen/article1-1207560.aspx
Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar 'not yet a democracy'

Myanmar's opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi warned today that her country, despite a spate of reforms hailed by the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/suu-kyi-cautions-myanmar-not-yet-a-democracy-114041101076_1.html
At sea, Sino-India ties need propulsion

For centuries, great powers have sent warships to the Indian Ocean to protect their trade, for colonisation, to topple unfriendly governments,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140411/commentary-op-ed/article/sea-sino-india-ties-need-propulsion
'Railway Man' revisits war prisoner's horror and forgiveness

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shortly before wrapping up filming for "The Railway Man," a World War Two drama about a former British... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/10/film-therailwayman-idINDEEA390EF20140410?feedType=RSS&feedName=entertainmentNews

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