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70th Army Day: Military shows, parade mark celebrations

Indian Army chief to visit Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat will pay a four-day visit to Nepal from February 11 and participate in the Nepal Army Day celebrations in Kathmandu, official sources said on Friday. General Rawat will witness the Army Day Parade ... Sify, 1 month ago
Gen Rawat's remarks 'unconstructive':China Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

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How a Maratha general defeated the British

Till recently there was no monument to the Maratha victory or the great Maratha General Mahadji Shinde.It was a defeat, such as never suffered by the British in India, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: The Marathas under General Mahadji Shinde defeated the British in the Battle of Wadgaon. Photograph: Kind courtesy Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) The English in their conquest of India faced resistance from the Marathas, Tipu Sultan, the Sikhs, the Jats and the Gorkhas in the 19th century.
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Mohajirs demand redrawing of geographical boundaries within Pak

[U.S.A.], Mar. 23 (ANI): Mohajirs-- Muslims who migrated to Pakistan from India during post-partition period-- demand redrawing of geographical boundaries in Pakistan in line with the true spirit of the 1940 Lahore Resolution and according to the aspirations ...
 Sify1 day ago

Travelogue: A mystic journey

Legends, tales and history can leave an unforgettable vivid imprint on your mind as you walk through the small clearings amid the forests of Rajgir or Rajagriha – the house of the royals. It’s an ancient capital of the most powerful empire Magadha until ...
 The Financial Chronicle6 days ago

Bhuj Rises From The Ashes

Most of us have heard about the disastrous effects of the earthquake that shook Kutch in 2001. Its capital Bhuj, a fascinating walled city with beautiful palaces, bazaars and havelis was so badly affected, that there were talks of bringing the remaining parts ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Shubhankar shows potential despite faltering at final hurdle

The 21-year-old Indian's performance at the World Golf Championships has made the golfing world sit up and take notice. IMAGE: Shubhankar Sharma celebrates after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the second round of World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images Shubhankar Sharma's hopes of winning on his PGA Tour debut were dashed by a torrid final round on Sunday but the 21-year-old Indian's performance at the WGC-Mexico Championship has made the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Dalit vote will divide in 2019'

'Modi is the first BJP leader to try to include Dalits in its fold.''But the rank and file of his party is backward and want to bash up Muslims and Dalits whenever they have a chance.' In Raisina Model: Indian Democracy at 70, his new book, the British economist and peer Meghnad Desai discusses the journey the country he was born in has taken so far. Like many former British colonies, Lord Desai notes, India adopted the Westminster Model, but it 'Indianised it into the Raisina Model'.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

50 years on, stunning unseen pictures of the Beatles in India!

Contrary to the popular belief that the Beatles' 1968 trip to Rishikesh set in motion their eventual fallout, it in fact delayed the split till 1970. The trip was photographed by Paul Saltzman, who is marking its 50th anniversary with the release of the book The Beatles in India. John Lennon and Paul McCartney.The Beatles wrote around 48 songs during their seven-week stay at the Chaurasi Kutia Ashram of Mahesh Yogi in Uttarakhand, now known as the Beatles Ashram. Among them were Ob-la-di, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

PM's speech: Passing off WhatsApp forwards as facts

'Those who have followed politics even when there was no Twitter know what the word 'jumlebaaz' means,' says Utkarsh Mishra. IMAGE: Mahatma Gandhi flanked by his closest disciples, Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel. I never knew our prime minister gets so angry when he is restrained from doing what he knows, and does, the best -- giving bhashan. A little of the usual pandemonium by the Opposition in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, February 7, that disrupted his speech on the motion of thanks ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the Piolets d'Or Asia Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Asian Alpine Associations, which hands out the 'Oscars of climbing'. How did he celebrate? By climbing another mountain, of course. This time, he and his group headed out to explore Incheon in South Korea. "It was just a day-long trek," ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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