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A Wedding in Russia…
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A Wedding in Russia…

By Sudha Murty, Infosys Foundation Recently I was in Moscow, Russia. The day I went to the Park was Sunday. It was drizzling and cold, though it was summer. I was standing under an umbrella and enjoying the beauty. Suddenly, my eyes fell on a young couple. It was apparent that they had just got…

From Russia, with love…
Columns

From Russia, with love…

By N.K.A. Ballal,  Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC When I go for my evening walk,  I have to pass KBG’s house and sometimes if I see him sitting and reading his own newspaper, I join him for a cup of green tea offered by his ever-smiling wife. On one such recent visit, he casually mentioned that they…

Russia spoil Salah’s party to close in on Last 16
Sports

Russia spoil Salah’s party to close in on Last 16

Saint Petersburg: The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn’t prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 on Tuesday. An own goal by Egypt captain Ahmed Fathy opened the floodgates on a sodden night in Saint Petersburg before goals from Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba…

Soccer fan cycles from Kerala to Russia
Sports

Soccer fan cycles from Kerala to Russia

As the FIFA World Cup 2018 fever grips over Russia, fans from all over the World have displayed their passion for the quadrennial football extravaganza. In India, Kerala as always a hub of World Cup fever, and a football-crazy fan from the State has cycled all the way to Russia to watch the tournament and…

A Mysurean’s Tribute to Boris Pasternak
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A Mysurean’s Tribute to Boris Pasternak

By Girija Madhavan To some of us “Russia” evokes the memory of its great writers: Tolstoy, Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Gogol, Turgenev, Chekov and others. Even in translation from the original Russian, they have an impact on their readers including some Indian thinkers. Later writers like Vladimir Nabokov and Boris Pasternak lived in the twentieth century. When…

Offering bed warming services for single men
Editorial

Offering bed warming services for single men

A young woman from Moscow, Russia, has come up with an innovative way to supplement her income – charging single men a hefty fee for laying in their bed for an hour to warm it and fill it with her positive energy, thus guaranteeing a good night’s sleep. 21-year-old Viktoria Ivachyova is a human be…

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