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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......

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......

Chinese daily questions extravagance over space adventures

As a Chinese spacecraft was put on its path to attempt the country's first docking mission, a feat achieved by Soviet Union years back, questions were raised about its relevance and whether it was......

Revitalise Indo-Russian ties faster: Indologist

Admitting that Russia's relations with India have not "developed properly" after the breakup of the Soviet Union, a Russian indologist has called for a proactive approach with focus on cooperation......

When USSR threatened to take Pak's 'eyes out'

The Soviet Union had warned Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s that it would take Pakistan's 'eyes out' if it looked at India in an inimical manner. The then Soviet......

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......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

What America must do to compete with 'Chindia'

Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Americans could reasonably dream of a world dominated by a single superpower: the US. No longer. The rapid transformation of China into an economic......

India, China tap major global demands

With China and India joining the global trading market and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, most of the world's productivity is being tapped by these two countries to satisfy the global......

Celebrities & Advertising

Celebrities & AdvertisingWhat is common to tennis ace Pete Sampras and the former Soviet Union leader, Mikhail Gorbachev? Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about celebrities......

'Till yesterday, you were glowing in your exalted place like a queen'

'The very fact that she survived her migration to Bollywood, where many young lives have been sacrificed or abandoned to the streets, bears testimony to her grit, determination and good fortune,'......

'Raj Kapoor: Indian showman of all time'

The Great Showman's five children remember him on his 93rd birth anniversary. IMAGE: Randhir Kapoor, Ritu Nanda, Rishi Kapoor, Reema Jain and Rajiv Kapoor. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Riddhima......

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......

India to lose Olympic weightlifting spots in doping clampdown

'This is a monumental step forward for weightlifting and for athletes around the world' IMAGE: Russia, India among nations to lose Olympic weightlifting spots in doping clampdownPhotograph:......

Football Briefs: Portugal thrashed by Netherlands 3-0 in friendly

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo cuts a frustrated figure during their international friendly against Netherlands at the Stade de......

Sports Shorts: Aus cyclist Perkins to represent Russia at 2020 Olympics

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Friday IMAGE: Shane Perkins. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to......

Football Briefs: Muller double helps Bayern see off Chelsea in Singapore

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller scores the third goal against Chelsea during their International Champions Cup in Singapore......
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This exhibit showcases the role of women as nurses, snipers in World War II

Women in WWII: On the Home Fronts and the Battlefronts is composed of more than 100 artifacts from the U.S., Soviet Union, Germany, Japan, France... ...

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Elon Musk lashes out at media over negative coverage, proposes solution.

In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk lashed out at media following critical coverage of his electric car company... ...

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'Whatever I have is because of India'

'15, 17 years back we were not even in existence in the US. Today nearly 1/3 of prescriptions written comes from India.''India is showing that in a... ...

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Scholar of Russian history, aide to Ronald Reagan dies

A renowned scholar of Russian history and aide to President Ronald Reagan has died in Massachusetts. Richard Pipes was 94.His son, Daniel Pipes,... ...

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China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

China’s first indigenously-developed aircraft carrier began sea trials on Sunday, official media reported, a historic step in the... ...

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