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Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

The Telangana story

In the Deccan region, the Kakatiya kingdom (AD 1083-1323) encompassed what is now known as Telangana. After the Kakatiya kingdom was invaded by the Delhi Sultanate, the political autonomy of the......

Biggest challenge of 2014: The future of the India-US alliance

'India-US relations seem to have soured when the US expected India to not only balance China in the Asia-Pacific, but also make concessions to Pakistan as a price for US technological help,' says......

Geneva deal: Is Iran ready to get back into world mainstream?

The Geneva agreement is a signal, which at least Saudi Arabia and Israel are so reading, that normalisation of relations between US and Iran is not merely about the nuclear fuel cycle, says K C......

VIEW: Sonia's weakness as leader is destroying India

What the ordinance overturning the Supreme Court order debarring jailed MPs and MLAs from contesting elections reveals is that Sonia Gandhi is not a leader; rather, she is being led, says Amberish......

Why Chinese PLA must be laughing on Vodafone judgement

Vodafone judgement has sought of set a precedent. It clearly is talking point across the globe, and it could reflect some key points across nations like China that was caught in a similar......

World's most expensive wines

The attraction of these wines is not in consuming but collecting. These wines sell for exorbitant prices simply because they are rare and that factor appeals to collectors. Most wines do not last......

Canadian FM toasts Canada-India ties

Canada and India's relationship has been marked with friendship and strong ties, said Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, chief guest at the Indian Independence Day celebrations hosted by Indian Consul......

How Religare aims to rule financial services world

  Some time in 2001, brothers Malvinder and Shivinder Mohan Singh decided that they need to grow their financial services business. The family had acquired a non-banking finance company......

Is this an economic World War?

We would not like to make it sound dramatic by calling it an Economic Armageddon (meaning the end of the world). But with two of the most economically powerful nations in the world at loggerheads,......

For the love of theatre

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Lyricist Gulzar extends a hand for Shashi Kapoor as both arrive to attend the 10th anniversary celebrations of Essay Communications is a......

'Bol Niti Bol MUST go on'

TrustEkta Kapoor to come up with something new. The television czar recently launched her first, exclusively online Internet show, Bol Niti Bol.The show is a web diary of 18-year-old girl Niti Dua......

New York rolls out red carpet welcome for Kites

Kites, one of the year's most anticipated Bollywood movie had its US premiere in New York on Sunday. The movie starring Hrithik Roshan, Barbara Mori and Kangna Ranaut was screened at the AMC......

How Adidas and Puma were born

Pele stopped the referee with a last-second request to tie his shoelaces at the opening whistle of a 1970 World Cup finals match and then knelt down to give millions of television viewers a......

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Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
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Q. What is the specialty of 27th Aug?
Sigma:  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. in world war II the tripartite agreement was signed by which all countries ?
Stalin:  A. 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of...... more

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Q. the battle of plassey was faught in
Sumedh Puradbhat:  A. The Axis grew out of the Anti-Comintern Pact, an anti-communist treaty signed by Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan in 1936. The Kingdom of Italy...... more

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Q. Who is tipu sultan?
Hitler:  A. 23 June 1757, was a decisive British East India Company victory over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies, establishing Company rule in South...... more

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Hyderabad's Independence Day!

The Charminar in Hyderabad (Photo: DC) For a full 13 months after India's Independence, the Nizam tested the patience of the people of... ...

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An unmatched legacy

The New York Times A distinguished actor whose career spanned more than 60 years, Richard Attenborough found his greatest success behind the camera... ...

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The Reluctant President

Barack Obama's military adviser is adamant that the Islamic State is too dangerous to be left alone. Will the president listen? Photo: Reuters... ...

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Erdogan to be sworn in as Turkey's

ANKARA, Aug 28: Turkey's outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to be sworn in as president today to extend his more than decade-long... ...

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