Russian space agency Roscosmos says Soviet-era cosmonaut Georgy Grechko has died at age 85. Grechko made three trips into space between 1975 and 1985, spending a total of 134 days off the Earth. His longest was a stay of more than three months aboard the ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Tsunami warning was issued after a strong earthquake hit off the coast of Russia's Far Eastern Region of Kamchatka today.Russian Science Academy's geophysical survey reports that the 6.6 earthquake occurred at 5:09 local time near the east coast of Kamchatka.News on Air, 3 weeks ago
Recent months have seen unprecedented social protest in Belarus. According to Human Rights Watch , citizen mobilisation has also resulted in mass and arbitrary arrests of demonstrators, human rights activists and journalists in this authoritarian nation. On ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Col Anil Bhat, VSM (Retd.) New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 (ANI): The 19th Asian Security Conference of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) held from March 6-8, on the subject Combating Terrorism: Evolving an Asian Response, featured an ...Sify, 1 month ago
The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects. IMAGE: Baroda's Sayajirao Gaekwad III ruled Baroda state for nearly 64 years, till the age of 75. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Lafayette/V&A Museum I’ve been fascinated with Baroda’s Sayajirao Gaekwad III ever since I opened my first book on Raja Ravi Varma and learnt how the 19-year-old maharaja invited the painter to Baroda (now ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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