Vice President Hamid Ansari, a former diplomat himself, explains his sense of India and the world. Rediff.com's Nikhil Lakshman, traveling with Vice President Ansari to Peru and Cuba, listens in. "Fidel Castro was the star at the Non Aligned Movement summit in 1983," Vice President Hamid Ansari reminisced on his way to Cuba. "When he came to New Delhi," the vice president, who then served as India's chief of protocol, recalled, "We had standing instructions from Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Vice President Hamid Ansari discovers the iconic Fidel Castro in fine form during a rare 65-minute encounter. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana "The meeting was a gesture to India," Vice President Hamid Ansari says, briefing reporters about his encounter with Fidel Castro in Havana on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting with Castro, the vice president revealed, was only made known to him when he met Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canal Bermudez on Wednesday morning. "The Cubans crafted it ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Bajaj three-wheelers outsell Chinese three-wheelers in Peru. The Pulsar is number one in its category. Nikhil Lakshman discovers in Lima that even though the Chinese are far ahead in investments in Latin America’s fastest growing economy, Indian manufacturing and IT are holding its own. $200 million worth of gold. That is what India imported from Peru in the last few months, enabling India-Peru trade to rise by 35% in 2012 and by 44% in the first five months of 2013. Manpreet Vohra, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Fidel Castro meets Vice President Hamid Ansari for an unprecedented meeting. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana. Fidel Castro is alive and well. After not being seen in public for 142 days, since June 9 -- speculating rumours of his demise in the international media -- the 87-year-old leader of the Cuban Revolution met with Vice President Hamid Ansari at his home in Havana on Wednesday afternoon. Castro met Ansari, the vice president's wife Salma Ansari, and India's Ambassador to Cuba ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Fidel is alive!, meets Hamid Ansari INooz, 1 month ago Hamid Ansari sets to conquer India's last diplomatic frontier Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Women grow weak at the knees. Grown-up men weep during his films. Nikhil Lakshman encounters SRKINooz, 1 month ago
Bengaluru: Deepak A.and Murthy M cruised to 3-0 victories in the State Senior snookerranking tournament, on Saturday. While Deepak ousted Sourabh Joshi, Murthy sailed past Avinash Prabhakar. Results: Deepak.A bt Sourabh Joshi 3 0 (61-21, 64-06, ...Deccan Chronicle, 7 hours ago
Actor Nitin Kuamr's next outing Heart Attack has been creating positive buzz ever since director Puri Jagannath announced the project. His fans were eagerly waiting to see the first look teaser of the movie. Finally, the filmmaker has unleashed its ...Oneindia, 4 days ago
Sachin Tendulkar's close friend and West Indian legend Brian Lara along with former India captain Sourav Ganguly talk to NDTV's Prannoy Roy in Kolkata in a free-wheeling chat about cricket and the Master Blaster's 200th Test. Here is the full ...NDTV, 3 weeks ago
Vice President Hamid Ansari's visit to Havana provided rare insights of the Castro brothers, Fidel and Raul. Rediff.com's Nikhil Lakshman reports. Part I: Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary of old "My brother talks too much," Raul Castro quipped when an Indian delegation, led by Vice President Hamid Ansari, met him in Havana, October 30. Earlier that day, Ansari had met Fidel Castro -- the vice president had expected the meeting to go on for 20, 25 minutes. It went on for 65 minutes.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
’Not only in planning and preparing for the attack, but in command and control and intelligence support they received from an LeT safe house in Karachi as the attack was unfolding.’ ’There is circumstantial evidence that retired (and possibly active duty) members of Pakistan’s intelligence service and Special Forces were in some way connected with the attack,’ David Kilcullen, who conceived the US army’s Surge against terrorists in Iraq and the author of the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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