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This Day in History | 1979 IRA bomb kills Lord Mountbatten
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This Day in History | 1979 IRA bomb kills Lord Mountbatten

The Queen's cousin, Lord Louis Mountbatten, has been killed by a bomb blast on his boat in Ireland. One of the earl's twin grandsons, Nicholas, 14, and Paul Maxwell, 15, a local employed as a boat boy, also died in the explosion. The attack was ... Macau Daily Times, 1 week ago

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Gurinder Chadha brings Mountbattens to India

The Viceroy's House features Lord Grantham playing Lord Mountbatten :) Gurinder Chadha is set to arrive in Jodhpur to begin shooting her new film The Viceroy's House, August 31 onwards. The director of Bend It Like Beckham brings with her an interesting cast: Hugh Bonneville as Lord Louis Mountbatten, Gillian Anderson as his wife Edwina, Huma Qureshi, Sara Jane Dias and Manish Dayal. Bonneville, who featured as Hugh Grant's friend who doesn't know who Julia Roberts is in Notting Hill, is now ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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India celebrates national independence on Aug. 15

India joins Korea in celebrating its own independence from colonialism on Aug. 15. Colonial India's last viceroy, Lord Louis Mountbatten of Britain, chose the second anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II in 1947 as the date to transfer ...
 The Korea Herald Business3 weeks ago

Britain's longest ruling monarch - Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II will become Britain's longest-reigning monarch on September 9. Here are some key dates from over 63 years on the throne: February 6, 1952: King George VI dies aged 56. His 25-year-old daughter Elizabeth, visiting Kenya at the ...
 Emirates2473 days ago Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign  Manila Bulletin4 days ago

Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two parade

TAIPEI/BEIJING - Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from a victory parade in Beijing next week marking the end of World War Two, saying Nationalist forces led the war, after China announced old soldiers from Taiwan would ...
 Asiaone6 days ago

Japan students on hunger strike over security bills

TOKYO - A group of Tokyo university students have staged a rare hunger strike in front of Japan's parliament as they protest against security bills that critics fear would drag the country into foreign wars. The move highlights growing opposition ...
 Asiaone6 days ago
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Queen taught to sit still for hours as a little girl so she would never fidget

| Updated: 01:18 EST, 18 August 2015 The thenPrincess Elizabeth in a production of 'Old Mother Red Riding Boots' in 1944. The Princesses began putting on pantomimes at Windsor Castle during the Second World War In a major new biography, ...
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'They were determined to strangle Pakistan at birth'

'Patel was more in tune with the popular mood than Jawaharlal Nehru. While the principle that Hindus and Muslims should be able to live together remained central to Nehru's vision for India, the Sardar was less sentimental.' 'Nehru would angrily face down mobs himself, rushing from trouble spot to trouble spot. A veritable tent city, filled with Muslim refugees, sprouted on the lawns of his bungalow... Mountbatten feared Nehru's impulsiveness would get him killed, and assigned soldiers to watch ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

A few gems from Indian history: Watch archival footage

Ever wondered what people did on the day India attained freedom? Other than Delhi, where the leaders of the freedom struggle were present to take the nation forward, what was happening in other parts of the country on August 15, 1947? Almost all ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Burma veterans' last county service

Gloucester's Burma Star Association holds last service 14 August 2015 From the section Somerset The service is being held at the city's war memorial on Park Road The last service of Gloucester's Burma Star Association is being held at the ...
 BBC2 weeks ago
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