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16 Facts About Vladimir Putin Which Remind Us Why He Is One Of The Most Powerful People Of The World

16 Facts About Vladimir Putin Which Remind Us Why He Is One Of The Most Powerful People Of The World

#6. Putin helped to put out wildfires in the Russian countryside by co-piloting an aircraft.

Malala, Modi, Snowden, Miley and 38 Others Shorlisted For Time Person Of The Year

At the end of every year, Time Magazine announces the Person of the Year.  While the editors of the magazine judge the recipient of the award, the magazine runs online polls into the build up of the ocassion to take a peek into the public sentiment. The shortlist of the 42 people for this year’s Person

World’s Most Powerful People. Where Do Indians stand?

Forbes magazine, in their list of 100 most powerful people in the world, has included four Indians namely: Sonia Gandhi (21st), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (28th), Mukesh Ambani (38th) and Lakshmi Mittal (51st). Four out of seventy two from a country which has 1/6th of the entire world’s population is not that great a stat.

Arctic Drilling

Free The Arctic 30 : Environmentalists Detained For Peacefully Saving The Planet

Thirty Greenpeace Activists were charged with piracy and detained for peacefully protesting against the offshore oil drilling in the Arctic. Russia’s infamous Prirazlomnaya oil rig, which is an Arctic offshore oil-field located in the Pechora Sea south of Novaya Zemlya, is the first commercial offshore oil development in the Arctic. Environmentalists from Greenpeace protested over

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