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Rajiv regarded Pakistan as 'strategic buffer' against USSR: Report

Contradicting perceived proximity to the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, India under the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had toyed with the idea of supporting anti-Russian civilian groups in......

Netaji deputy, Nehru aide was Soviet spy: British documents

A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an ‘old friend’ of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, ACN Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy.......

Can the disaster of 1996 repeat itself in Afghanistan?

While the Soviet troops left Najibullah all alone without any back-up support to counter the Afghan Mujahideen, the US is unlikely to leave Karzai and his successor’s government all alone,......

Cuba came close to owning 100 N-bombs after 1962 crisis

The Soviet Union had secretly planned to leave over 100 nuclear weapons in Cuba after the end of the Cuban missile crisis but were so scared by Fidel Castro's instability that they made up a law to......

PIX: This Soviet nemesis in Afghan war may come to India

The United States has offered the air-to-air version of its famous Stinger missile to India as part of the weapons package proposed for the 22 attack helicopter deal of the Indian Air Force. The......

Food Bill: Lessons India should have learnt from Soviet Union

By throwing food at poverty that is result of faulty economics and lack of jobs, one is only trying to suicidal path says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. Right at the outset the author wishes to......

IMAGES: China's aircraft carrier hotel!

Performers dressed as pirates perform next to the decommissioned former Soviet aircraft carrier Kiev at Bagua beach, on the outskirts of northern China's Tianjin. China's first aircraft carrier......

Gorbachev hails food consumption in India, China

Unlike US President George W Bush, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Wednesday hailed the growth of food consumption in India and China as he sought expansion of the UN Security Council to......

What will it take for India to be a superpower

'There is an insistence that the government bring about reforms if India is to succeed. The fact is that many nations have done reforms, but are not Great Powers,' says Aakar Patel. What does......

StanChart shakeup turns screws on India's tycoons

Among India's capital-starved local banks, Essar is viewed as too big to fail, notes Una Galani. A shake-up at Standard Chartered could finally turn the screws on India's tycoons. The......

Why our grandmas and mothers fell in love with Omar Sharif

'He was a magnificent looking man -- perhaps the best looking international actor of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, even in the current century. And quite definitely the first actor from Asia to make it......

Kremlin terms doping allegations against Russian athletes 'groundless'

IMAGE: A monument of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin is seen in front of the Luzhniki stadium, which hosted the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2013 and is now under reconstruction, in......

Sochi Olympics: Criticism of Games reflects 'Cold War' mentality, says Putin

Western criticism of Russia's Winter Olympics was reminiscent of Cold War ambitions to hold the Soviet Union back, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, despite signs that the world was warming......

WADA calls for ban on Russia for state-sponsored doping

IMAGE: Participants talk before the start of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations in Lausanne. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters Russia could be......

PHOTOS: A perfect 10 for American Biles; You dethrones defending champ

It's a wrap! presents a roundup of the World Gymnastics Championships, Glasgow, which were held from October 23 to November 1. IMAGE: United States's Simone Biles competes on the beam......

Schweinsteiger to sue Chinese company over lookalike Nazi doll

IMAGE: Manchester United's Bastian Schweinsteiger. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Action Images via Reuters Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger is taking legal action against a Chinese company that......
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Two Killed, Two Injured As Suicide Bombing Rocks Kabul

India is a nation of farmers. While agriculture's contribution to India's GDP has steadily declined from 61% at the time of Independence to under... ...
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day

From the Wires Nov. 28, 2015 09:22 AM OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/28/15 -- The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the... ...
Idea of Bombay, making of Mumbai

The most hopeful human stories and the most polarising conflicts have played out vividly in this city by the sea. On the seventh anniversary of... ...
26/11 blueprint basis for surge of attacks on democracy soft spots

Next month, the Lashkar-e-Taiba's reconnaissance man, Daood Gilani aka David Coleman Headley, is expected to testify via video link to an Indian... ...

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