The Romanovs

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By Sunil Kumar 9th month of 2017. On my visit to the U.K last month; picked up 3 books in Heffer’s Cambridge including this massive tome from Simon Sebag Montefiore; a history of Russia’s last imperial clan; the Romanovs. A …

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Global Infobabble

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By Sunil Kumar The three tectonic shifts for news in India this year have been; Demonetization, Brexit and Trump. Although the latter two are significant only for the reams of global newsprint devoted to discussing their implications; demonetization is the …

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Why did India abstain from voting in the Security Council during the Korean war?

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By Sunil Kumar India was still upset with the United Nations failure to support it in its land disputes with Pakistan; and the government believed that the United States and other Western countries had sided with Pakistan in its disputes. …

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