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'What was wrong was the bland version of Indian history'

'Even apart from the Bengal famine, there was a great deal more bloodshed and deceit than I was prepared for.''Almost every one of the acquisitions was won by extreme extortionate methods and what......

How catastrophic will an Indo-Pak nuclear armageddon be?

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over two billion people -- a quarter of the world's population -- and end human civilisation, a study warned......

'Famines perpetrated by policies that privilege the rich'

Many of us have a kind of apocalyptic view of famine, and there is no doubt that, once the stigmata of starvation are revealed, the images haunt you lifelong, says Dr Binayak Sen in his speech at......

There is chronic famine in India, says Binayak Sen

Dr Binayak Sen, a Bengali paediatrician, public health specialist and activist, was jointly awarded the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2011 at the House of Lords, London on June 12......

Indo-Pak nuke war may set off global FAMINE: Study

More than a billion people around the world could face starvation if a nuclear war breaks out between India and Pakistan, according to a new report which said the "nuclear famine" will be an......

The US biologist who rescued India from a severe food crisis

Norman Borlaug transformed India from a famine-stricken nation dependent on food aid into a self-sufficient one, says Devangshu Datta. Gandhi, Nehru, Patel, Ambedkar - there is much......

Why India will never see a 2nd Green Revolution

Forty years ago Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan helped rescue the world from growing famine and a deepening gloom over the future of food supplies. Today, public policy projects itself as......

A steel famine on the horizon

The steel secretary to the government of India is on record as saying, in a press conference in Kolkata in 2007, that India would reach a capacity of 124 million tonnes by 2012-- excluding POSCO......

Eat less, feed the world : Rice tells India, China

If you thought only developing and underdeveloped countries are staring at a possible famine like situation, think again. Even a name that has a staple diet in it from a country that has never......

Famine looming large, high time to react

Most of you have heard of Mid Day Meal scheme in India. In a poverty struck country like India, this is what attracts a large number of poor students to attend school. Sadly it is discontinued in......

Thank you George for the good times!

'I swayed my arms in the air with strangers when George Michael sang Careless Whispers.''I was in heaven.'Aseem Chhabra remembers a night in when he was mesmerised by George Michael. On December 25......

'The Roast is more important than rape?'

The only tweets that make sense.The Hindi film fraternity rose in support of the funnymen over at AIB after they received flak for the 'vulgar' content of their recently released Roast of Ranveer......

Lingaa Review: Two much of a good thing

The Superstar turns 64 today, and his fans get a double birthday treat with Lingaa, says Saisuresh Sivaswamy.  At almost three hours Lingaa is perhaps a tad too long, but the producer and......

Review: Interstellar is a true cinematic milestone

Interstellar is an incredible ride, a film that will scare and stupefy and drop jaws and make us weep, the kind of film that makes our hearts thump against our ribs for forty straight-minutes and......

Zohra Sehgal, grand old lady of Bollywood, dead

Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sehgal......

Rooney ends Man United goal drought

Wayne Rooney ended his five-month goal famine for Manchester United while Chelsea maintained their perfect start to the Premier League season despite their incredible scoring spree being partially......

Ethiopia's distance runners ready

Ethiopia, stricken by poverty, war and famine, is still able to parade an array of supreme distance runners this weekend at the last major international championships before the Athens Olympics.......

Champions League PHOTOS: Real, City march into last 16; record for Rooney

Photos from the Champions League matches played across Europe on Tuesday IMAGE: Real Madrid's Nacho Fernandez celebrates with teammates on scoreing their first goal against Paris Saint-Germain......

Ebola unites football icons Zidane, Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane, right, greets Ronaldo. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Football idols Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo will lead a star-studded team in a friendly match on Monday aimed at raising......
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I don’t think there will ever be a war in the Himalayan region

Swedish journalist and researcher Bertil Lintner , author of the recently released China’s India war, Collision course on the roof of the world,... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/i-don%E2%80%99t-think-there-will-ever-be-war-himalayan-region
John Lawrence and the railways

Requires you to share personal information like date of birth, income, location amongst other fields. This information alongwith your contact... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/john-lawrence-and-the-railways-117121401584_1.html
THE OTHER SIDE OF A BRUTAL MIDNIGHT

Even as India won its freedom, it was battling myriad problems, including the issues of property and irrigation systems, which would snowball into... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/freedom-files-other-side-brutal-midnight
Official

The stalemated war has killed more than 10,000 civilians and pushed the Arab world's poorest country to the brink of famine. SANAA: Yemeni... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/world/saudi-led-airstrikes-kill-23-civilians-including-children-official-2064351.html
The People's Judge

The 70-year-old is so unassuming that it is reported that he has not removed the name plate in his ancestral home in Jodhpur that reads,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/the-peoples-judge/20171205.htm

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