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The Fidel Castro I knew

'Castro told us: "Give me a thousand Gurkhas and I shall keep my neighbour under control!"''We pretended that we did not know which neighbour he meant.'Ambassador T P Sreenivasan remembers Fidel......

Prince Harry joins Gurkhas: Report

Britain's Prince Harry has joined one of the most fearsome units in the British Army -- the Gurkhas -- and is undergoing intensive training with the legendary brigade.The prince, 22, who is......

Gurkhas to get UK citizenship

Gurkhas who retire from the British Army will now be eligible for 'fast-track' citizenship in the UK, report agencies. Announcing this last night, Prime Minister Tony Blair said the immigration......

Blair hints at granting Gurkhas citizenship

Britain may soon consider granting citizenship to Nepalese Gurkhas who had served in British armed forces, ending a nearly three-year long battle being fought by the ex-soldiers. An indication to......

Wales welcomes Gurkha drivers

Gurkhas have swapped their homes in the shadow of Mount Everest to solve a recruitment crisis for a bus operator in rural Wales, reports the BBC. Swansea-based 2Travel, which was so desperate for......

It's time the govt pays immediate attention to infra sector

India's construction sector is in financial crisis today, with many companies facing an existential threat. From the mid-1990s to as late as 2008, reports from multi-lateral agencies financing......

The world's 10 most amazing railway stations

1. Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Germany) Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Central Station) is one of the biggest and most beautiful railway stations in Europe. An architectural wonder, it is Europe's......

Check out the world's highest hotel!

The world's highest hotel, Ritz Carlton  is open in Hong Kong. With spectacular views of the Victoria Harbour, the 118-storyed architectural marvel is a sight to behold. Click NEXT to read on ...

New Mercedes C Class to hit Indian roads in 2011

The high-end luxury car segment saw a lot of action in 2010. Top three luxury carmakers - Mercedes, BMW and Audi posted good sales figures month after month and the trend is expected to continue......

Why India may not become an economic superpower

For reasons ranging from geopolitics to poverty alleviation, a strong India is good for the United States. India's strength will depend in great measure on the vibrancy of its economy. A complete......

Prince Harry joins Gurkhas: Report

Britain's Prince Harry has joined one of the most fearsome units in the British Army -- the Gurkhas -- and is undergoing intensive training with the legendary brigade.The prince, 22, who is......

The Most Patriotic Bollywood Hero? VOTE!

We celebrate Independence Day with this special feature, published on Rediff.com in January 2013.  Quite a few Bollywood heroes have worn patriotism proudly on their sleeves. As we get......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

What do you think of the Delhi Belly trailer?

The trailer of Aamir Khan's new production Delhi Belly is out. Starring Imran Khan, Shenaz Treasuryvala and Vir Das, the film has been directed by Abhinav Deo. Check out the trailer and tell......

The Bollywood Tweet Diary

Looks like Arbaaz Khan has finally managed to convince brother Salman Khan onto Twitter. His first tweet: "Arbaaz ne kaha ke tweet kar toh banta hai boss." Arbaaz Khan also posted a picture of......

Gurkha to guard Rooney's mansion

England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is leaving his 4.5 million pound mansion under the vigilant eye of a Gurkha as he heads for the football World Cup in South Africa.Gurkhas are a......

Asian Games: Gold for shooter Jitu Rai in 50m Pistol

Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai clinched a historic gold in the 50m Pistol event on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range, in Incheon on Saturday. Fresh......

After Glasgow gold, Rai trains sights on Rio

'I dread those days of hard work in the army, waiting for my chance to be selected by my senior officers. 'I was sent back twice from the AMU (Army Marksmanship Unit) at Mhow (Madhya Pradesh) in......

Bolt pulverises world record to win 200 gold

Jamaica's triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt tore his own 200 metres world record to shreds in Berlin on Thursday, clocking 19.19 seconds in the final to complete a breathtaking sprint double at......

T20 WC teams: SWOT analysis

INDIA (defending champions) Strengths: Confident side under the assured leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The team are experienced and an average age of 25 means vastly improved fielding with......
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Mamata Banerjee to make her yearly visit to hills, announce slew of reforms

Sources said the visit would not only look to consolidate Mamata's assertion that the hills would always be a part of Bengal, it would attempt to... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/mamata-banerjee-to-make-her-yearly-visit-to-hills-announce-slew-of-reforms-4485610/
Money matters in the military

Yudh Abhyas by Gurkha Rifles Wikimedia The only viable option for the Modi Government is to go back to the status quo ante as it existed... ...

http://www.orfonline.org/research/money-matters-military/
Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat gets invitation to visit Nepal

Kathmandu, Jan 17: Nepal has extended an invitation to new Indian Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat to visit the country in February, a Nepal Army... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/international/indian-army-chief-bipin-rawat-gets-invitation-to-visit-nepal-2319709.html
Tata Hexa Off-Road Credentials Explored

The Hexa has some tricks up its sleeve to help it deal with the rough stuff Tata is ready to launch the Hexa in India and while there are many... ...

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India in Indonesia

Ever wondered why older folk from South East Asia or China often don't see India in a good light? Besides the racism and competition in immigrant... ...

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