'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.com, 2 months ago
Archaeologists have discovered a stash of hundreds of liquor bottles, along with other items dating back to World War I at buried British barracks in Israel. The unexpected discovery was made in an archaeological excavation of the Israel Antiquities Authority ...catchnews.com, 12 hours ago
The Indian Navy's flagship carrier, the INS Viraat will be decommissioned on Monday, March 6, after serving the nation for 30 glorious years. Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore spoke with Captain Puneet Chadha, the INS Viraat's current and last commanding officer about the historic warship. Photograph: Kind courtesyPRO Defence *** Before viewing the video interview with Captain Chadha and hearing what Vice Admiral Girish Luthra -- Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, who also ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was a treat for the senses of film lovers. February is a cold month in Germany and so as in the past Berlin's heated movie theatres became a refuge for film fanatics. This was my ninth year at the Berlinale and I ended up breaking my own record. I watched 39 films -- some exceptionally good, while others ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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.com, 1 month ago
The one thing Kangna Ranaut certainly knows is how to steal the limelight. The actress is giving vintage vibes on the special issue of Harper’s Bazaar Bride magazine cover. Apart from Kangna Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Harshvardhan ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
New Delhi: Agni-5, a nuclear capable missile with the longest range so far, of 5,500 kms and described by India as a "weapon of peace", was successfully test fired from Kalam Island off the Odisha coast, on 26 December 2016, by the Defence Research and ...Sify, 2 months ago
on your WebpageAdd Widget >Get your members hooked!