'Why can't a person who has supervised military intelligence head RA&W?''Why can't one who has overseen national security planning become our NSA or chair the National Security Advisory Board?' asks Vice Admiral Premvir Das (retd). Much has been said and written about the government's decision to appoint a new army chief, overlooking two others senior to him. The media, Opposition parties and even retired generals made it their business to air their views on a decision that lay fully ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Adolf Hitler's personal telephone which the Nazi dictator used to give deadly orders during the World War II has been sold for a whopping $243,000 (Rs 1.62 crore), more than double the starting price, at a US auction. The identity of the buyer for the Fuehrer's Siemens rotary telephone, who bid by phone, has not been made public. The phone, which has the Nazi leader's name engraved on it and a swastika, was found in his Berlin bunker in 1945. Soviet soldiers gave it to British officer Sir ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Hitler's dreaded red telephone sold for USD 243,000 Business Standard, 2 months ago
Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming epic? IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon. The railway station scene seem to suggest that Saif's character is waiting for the Kangna Ranaut character during the exodus from Rangoon. 'A love triangle forms against the backdrop of the Second World War.' That's all imdb.com says about the plot for Vishal Bhardwaj's Rangoon, which releases on February ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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