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1971, A War Hero Remembers

War Hero Major General Ian Cardozo (retd)was wounded in the battle of Sylhet in Bangladesh in the 1971 war with Pakistan. He lost his leg in a landmine blast, but conquered his disability and......

'I cut my leg off and ordered: 'Go and bury it'

Major General Ian Cardozo was a young major in the 5 Gorkha Rifles in the 1971 war with Pakistan. In a swift military offensive, India defeated Pakistan within 13 days, liberated a region and led......

7 States. 6 Days. 2,148 km and a journey of a lifetime

When Rediff.com's Archana Masih and Rajesh Karkera set course from the foothills of the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea, they could not think of a better place to begin their journey than the stately......

Hamid Ansari goes to bat for secularism

How has the Indian State, in principle and practice, given shape to the essential ingredients of the secular principle and composite culture? Vice-President Hamid Ansari attempted to answer this......

Why not a Victory in Bangladesh Day?

'The failure to remember the martyrs on a grand scale is a national problem. As a nation-State, India time and again fails to honour its true heroes: The men in uniform, says Nitin A Gokhale. On......

Yet another Pak-bashing film?

Anil Sharma's Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo saw an elaborate music launch in Delhi on Monday, September 20.The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Ashutosh Rana, Danny......

Late Ivanovic goal wins Europa League for Chelsea

Branislav Ivanovic made up for the heartbreak of missing last year's Champions League triumph by heading a dramatic stoppage-time goal to lead Chelsea to a 2-1 win over Benfica in the Europa League......

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Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
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