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British destroyed trade to conquer India: Shashi Tharoor
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British destroyed trade to conquer India: Shashi Tharoor

The East India Company knew the best way to conquer India was to control its trade and that is why controlling of ports became so important for them, noted politician and writer Shashi Tharoor said here today. Tharoor, who was speaking at a session at the ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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The Aussie who took on the British for Rani Laxmibai

John Lang represented Rani Laxmibai in her legal battle against the East India Company to stop the annexation of her kingdom of Jhansi.Rediff.com's Archana Masih profiles the maverick Aussie who spent 22 years in India and became a friend in its dark days of bondage. IMAGE: A self portrait of John Lang. It was 1964; the writer Ruskin Bond had just moved to Mussoorie from Delhi when an Australian newspaper clipping arrived for him by post. It was sent by a friend about a maverick Australian ...
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Aero Awesome: Stunning display over Bengaluru skies

The big birds have flocked at the 11th edition of the international aerospace and defence exhibition -- Aero India 2017 -- at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. One of the most sought after exhibitions in Asia, as many as 549 companies are participating this year with 53 fighter aircraft on display. While the Sukhoi 30 MKI, the indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas, Lockheed Martin's F-16 Falcon from the US, the Gripen fighter from Sweden's SAAB and the French Rafale have been ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
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How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups speaking a different language, you tell him he must sign this over or else...' The Kohinoor has raised more controversy in history than any other gem.William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, authors of Kohinoor: The Story of the World's Most Infamous Diamond, tell Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel about the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Conquest of India

IN 1575, a lady by the name of Gulbadan Begum set out on pilgrimage to Mecca, only to find herself delayed for an entire year in Surat. The authorities wouldn’t grant her permission to sail, and in the end she had to arrange for the town of Bulsar to be ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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Rolls-Royce shares jump on profit upgrade, bribery settlement

By Sarah Young and Kirstin Ridley LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Rolls-Royce leapt on Tuesday after the British maker of engines for planes and ships finalised a 671 million-pound ($831 million) deal to settle a lengthy bribery investigation and said 2016 ...
 Sify1 month ago

Morning News Call - India, January 10

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_01102017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ ...
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Shining the light on an Era of Darkness

'I would recommend every young Indian reads Shashi Tharoor's book to get a perspective of our colonial past in the present day mesmerising euphoria of the global village in spite of Donald Trump, says Shivanand Kanavi. IMAGE: King-Emperor George V and Queen-Empress Mary, the only English monarchs to win the 'jewel in the crown', at the Coronation Park in Delhi in 1911.   Shashi Tharoor whose brilliance enchanted over 3 million people on YouTube with his debating skills at an Oxford Union ...
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The model who has become fairy godmother to Indian artists

Avantika Bhuyan on how Feroze Gujral is making her mark on the world of art. IMAGE: Feroze Gujral photographed by Prabuddha Dasgupta in 1989 for designer Suneet Varma. Photograph: Courtesy Suneet Varma Official/Instagram. A winding staircase leads into a warm, cosy space, complete with exposed bricks and minimalist furniture. Located in New Delhi's upscale Meherchand Market, this is the new home of the Gujral Foundation. "I finally have an office now, after having worked from the dining ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

K'taka traces historical background of dispute

Karnataka on Tuesday traced before the Supreme Court the historical background of its dispute with Tamil Nadu on sharing of Cauvery river water, saying the differences between Mysore and Madras started in 1807 over restoration of the tanks. Senior advocate ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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