Hein Kiessling has the kind of access in Pakistan that journalists (and spies) would die for, says Kanika Datta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com If you didn't know Hein Kiessling had written a book about Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency, you would have mistaken him for a benevolent university professor of, perhaps, classical languages. He says, however, that he has no head for foreign languages. He learnt a little Bahasa, he offers, having done his PhD thesis on the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Incoming US President Donald Trump has assembled a core team that is -- not surprisingly -- overwhelmingly white and male.Monali Sarkar introduces you to Team Trump. IMAGE: Donald Trump, the 45th US President. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters With Sonny Perdue's selection as Secretary of Agriculture on January 19, Donald Trump finalised his cabinet just a day before he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Perdue was another in a long line of picks who are just like Trump -- ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Riding on PV Sindhus emphatic win over Saina Nehwal, Chennai Smashers defeated Awadhe Warriors 4-1 to storm into the final of Premier Badminton League here. In front of a vociferous crowd, Sindhu and Saina played out a thrilling contest. The match lived every ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Smashers notch up fine win Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Chennai Smashers beat Awadhe Warriors 4-3 of the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.In the first match of the tie between the teams who already have reached the semi-finals, Vincent Wong Wing Ki beat ...Prokerala, 1 month ago Awadhe Warriors crush Hyderabad Hunters 5-0 in PBL Prokerala, 1 month ago
Saina Nehwal showed the champion material she is made of as she made a brilliant comeback from a game down to hand Awadhe Warriors a 4-3 triumph over the Bengaluru Blasters on Monday. The result meant the Blasters signed-off their home leg with a disppointing ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Saina leads Awadhe Warriors to easy win over Delhi Acers Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Awadhe score thumping 5-0 win over Hyderabad Deccan Herald, 1 month ago PBL: Saina loses to Marin but Awadhe rout Hyderabad 5-0 Rediff.com, 1 month ago
* Investment flows into Asia positive for first week of year * Dollar gains on positive payrolls data * China currency gains after strong fixing By Saikat Chatterjee HONG KONG, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher onMonday, helped by a strong Wall ...Sify, 1 month ago Asian stocks bounce on U.S. cues though dollar gains may clip wings Sify, 1 month ago
Top seed Saina Nehwal rallied to register another narrow victory over Indonesia's Dinar Dyah Ayustine to reach the quarter-finals of the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Macau, on Thursday.Former World No. 1 Saina bounced back from a game down to see off Ayustine 17-21, 21-18, 21-12 in a match which lasted over an hour.London Olympics bronze medallist, Saina will next take on China's Zhang Yiman.However, it was curtains for P Kashyap and men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Saina, Kashyap, Praneeth reach pre-quarters at Macau Open Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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