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  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 11
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 11   Reuters 1899 - Beginning of second Boer War.   1961 - Leonard "Chico" Marx, the piano-playing member of the Marx Brothers, died aged 70.   1963 - The French singer and…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 10
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 10   Reuters 1911 - Chinese Nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen proclaimed a republic at Wuchang and began the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty.   1954 - North Vietnamese…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 09
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 09   Reuters 1934 - King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou, who were negotiating an alliance, were assassinated by Vlada Chernozamsky, a Croat, in…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: September 07
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Sept 07     Reuters 1940 - In World War Two, German troops invaded Romania to take control of strategic oilfields.   1959 - Mario Lanza, U.S. tenor and film actor, died aged 38. His…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 04
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 04   Reuters 1918 - Explosion at shell-loading plant in Gillespie munitions factory in New York.   1957 - The Soviet Union became the first nation in space, launching the Sputnik-I…
  • Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur turns attention to green coffee
    Vishnu Makhijani IANS He's curated a 'satvik' meal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, hosted four seasons of MasterChef India and an 18-episode "Pickled Nation" TV series. Now, celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur has…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 03
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 03   Reuters 1932 - Iraq became independent after the British mandate ended, and joined the League of Nations.   1995 - The former American football star O.J. Simpson was acquitted…
  • Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur turns attention to green coffee
    Vishnu Makhijani IANS He's curated a 'satvik' meal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, hosted four seasons of MasterChef India and an 18-episode "Pickled Nation" TV series. Now, celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur has…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 02
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 02   Reuters 1935 - Italian forces invaded Abyssinia.   1998 - Gene Autry, the "Singing Cowboy" whose "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" sold more than 30 million copies, died.  …
  • TODAY in HISTORY: October 01
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Oct 01   Reuters 1908 - Henry Ford's Model T Ford car went on sale.   1918 - Arab forces aided by the British under T. E. Lawrence -- Lawrence of Arabia -- captured Damascus from the…
  • Investment elixir: Structures, design and access
    Taponeel Mukherjee  IANS  As the focus continues to be on additional steps to provide further impetus to the Indian economy, the microstructure of the financial markets assumes significance. From a financial market perspective, the focus must now…
  • Today in History - September 30
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on September 30   Reuters   1938 - After signing the Munich agreement with Adolf Hitler in Germany, Neville Chamberlain returned to Britain and declared that there would be "peace with…
  • Game theoretic approach to India-Pakistan conflict
    Amit Kapoor IANS   The tensions between India and Pakistan refuse to abate. Ties between the two countries are probably at their lowest point in two decades. The deep hostilities today are only overshadowed by the ghosts of the Kargil war in 1999…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: September 26
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Sept 26   Reuters 1907 - New Zealand becomes dominion within British Empire.   1937 - American blues singer Bessie Smith died after a car crash.   1997 - Mafia boss Salvatore Riina…
  • TODAY in HISTORY: September 26
    Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Sept 26   Reuters 1907 - New Zealand becomes dominion within British Empire.   1937 - American blues singer Bessie Smith died after a car crash.   1997 - Mafia boss Salvatore Riina…
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