Indira Gandhi’s efforts to promote her younger son Sanjay as her successor were not taken seriously by the then Soviet Union and it anticipated that Rajiv would be her heir apparent, as per declassified Central Intelligence Agency documents. In a report prepared a day after Indira Gandhi’s assassination on October 31, 1984, the CIA assessed that Moscow will be well placed to manipulate India’s heightened security concerns in the wake of her killing and Rajiv’s success in ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Just of late, we had reported that Sushant Singh Rajput is neck-deep in prepping for his role as an astronaut. Now one of Bollywood’s biggest superstars too is eyeing at a space adventure and it is none other than Aamir Khan. Yes, the actor has apparently ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 week ago
'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news has kept pouring in. Here are our top 50 moments from the world. (Please click on an image to know more about it) Breaking stigma with colour Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a temple at ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Russia has described the killing of Andrey Karlov at an art exhibition in Ankara as a terror attack. IMAGE: Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov's body lies on the ground after he was shot dead by a gunman at an art gallery in Ankara. Photograph: Hasim Kilic/Hurriyet via Reuters A gunman assassinated Russia’s ambassador to Turkey on Monday, shouting ‘Don’t forget Aleppo’ as he opened fire on Andrey Karlov at an art exhibition in Ankara. Russia’s foreign ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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