Australia's chief scientist Alan Finkel on Monday compared US President Donald Trump's move to censor environmental data with former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's control of science.Speaking at a Chief Scientists' roundtable discussion at the Australian ... Prokerala, 2 weeks ago
A Russian man, whose grandfather was executed after being falsely accused of spying, is taking posthumous action against former Russian leader Josef Stalin, a media report said.Denis Karagodin holds Stalin and nearly 20 others responsible for his ...Prokerala, 2 months ago
left right Nazi Stefanishvili, a 73-year-old retired economist, poses for a portrait in a room dedicated to Stalin at her home in Gori, Georgia, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili 1/12 left right Retired economist Otar Chigladze, 82, poses for a ...Reuters, 2 months ago WIDER IMAGE - In Stalin's native Georgia, Soviet dictator still revered by some Reuters, 2 months ago
Why did Kim Jong-un order his brother's murder? IMAGE: North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un at the Pyongyang Orphans Primary School. Photograph: Korean Central News Agency/Reuters Tyrants don't rest until they get rid of their enemies -- real or imagined. Constantly insecure, they consolidate their positions by ruthless annihilation. Soviet dictator Josef Stalin set the macabre agenda with personal and mass murderous purges, which the tyrants of our time -- Saddam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi, ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Syed Firdaus Ashraf recounts his mission to withdraw Rs 500 notes from the bank.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Mission: To withdraw Rs 500 notes. Accessories: Water bottle and chocolate to tackle low blood pressure. Book to keep me going: The Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano. This was the fourth time I was standing in a bank queue after demonetisation. I desperately needed change for Rs 2,000. I had a few Rs 2,000 notes, but I was yet to see the new Rs 500 note. All essential work ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
2017 is full of long weekends! You won't regret planning your next trip to these wonderful cities. Looking for some travel inspiration? We'll help you find your next escape. The National Geographic Traveler has released its list of go-to destinations for 2017, which they have further broken into three categories namely nature, cities and culture. Presenting the destinations that featured in the second category: Cities. Take a look at the Top 7 cities to visit in 2017. 7 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Castro's huge appeal lies in the fact that he stood up to the Americans.' 'However, it becomes difficult to be judgmental about his legacy, because there are huge uncertainties about the future of the Cuba that he built,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. I have been under immense pressure to keep a timeline from the editor to write an obituary on Fidel Castro, whom I have adored ever since my college days in the tumultuous sixties when he walked into the life and times of our generation in ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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