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What remains of the October Revolution in St Petersburg
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What remains of the October Revolution in St Petersburg

It's been 100 years since Lenin and the Bolsheviks overthrew the government, and its legacy remains visible even today in the buildings and monuments scattered throughout St Petersburg.T N Ninan takes a walk through history. Please do click on the images for the full screen. St Petersburg has all the ingredients for an unforgettable travel experience: High art, lavish architecture, an extraordinary history and rich cultural traditions. Photograph: Guneev Sergey/RIA Novosti/Getty Images ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Why Communism will never die

On November 7, which marks 100 years of the Russian Revolution, Syed Firdaus Ashraf recalls a conversation he once had on Communism. November 7, 2017 marks the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution, '10 Days That Shook The World,' as John S Reed, the American journalist who reported on those tumultous events 100 years ago, called it. The call Karl Marx issued to the 'workers of the world' to unite was first realised when Lenin established a Communist State in Tsarist Russia. The Union of ...
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Indira Gandhi death anniversary: Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to first female PM of India

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on 31 October paid floral tributes to former and first female prime minister of India, Indira Gandhi, on her 33rd death anniversary at her memorial, Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.
 catchnews.com2 months ago Indira Gandhi opposed those dividing India over religion: Sonia Gandhi  Sify2 months ago Manmohan, Rahul pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary  Business Standard2 months ago

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The first lot of IIT students who travelled West in the 1960s, saw what students there did for their alma mater. Inspired, over the decades they have done the same at Kharagpur, Bombay, Delhi and Madras, making a huge difference Those were the days It’s no ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan: The man who was 'Bahadur' for his people

Today is the death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of Independent India. To commemorate the man that was the face behind Indias White Revolution, let us revisit a short account of his life. Birth and the advent of Shastris part ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Agroforestry boosts rice and biodiversity in India

For the tough, weather-beaten farmers in the rural heartland of West Bengal, agroforestry is an age-old tradition that even finds mention in their folklore. In the remote village of Bhattadighi, a group of women farmers observes a unique ritual, known as ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
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'Entrepreneurs not only shape but create the future'

Five inspiring women who travelled thousands of miles to Hyderabad recently to grow their business and skills share their tales of global entrepreneurship. Vaihayasi Pande Daniel listened in. The Global Entrepreneur Summit, that concluded on November 30, saw many young, energetic women arrive in Hyderabad from far-flung parts of the world.Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel spoke to five of them, to find out what brought them to India and their takeaways from the summit.Reyhan Jamalaova, ...
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Best Books of 2017: My Choice

MJ AKBAR, AUTHOR AND MINISTER OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS The oldest advertisement for travel claims that it broadens the mind. The anonymous chap who thought this up was probably referring to culture, architecture and possibly a variety of victuals he ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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Indira ignored: BJP belittles other icons as it has none of its own

Is it election season that is responsible for the Narendra Modi government's neglect of the birth centenary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi? November 19 was Gandhi's 100th birth anniversary and the Union government did not organise any special event to ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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'I've to do something about it'

Delhi's air is a desperate problem, but some of the solutions have been too desperate and unthinking, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: A view of Rajpath, New Delhi, enveloped in smog, November 7, 2017. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo The headline for this piece is inspired by Raj Kapoor's Bobby (1973). Dimple Kapadia pleads with Rishi Kapoor in Lata Mangeshkar's voice: 'Mujhe kuchch kehna hai (I must tell you something).' And Rishi Kapoor responds, 'Mujhe bhi kuchch kehna hai (Even I want to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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