NEW DELHI: Much has been written about the life of Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy and the first Governor-General of Independent India, but no one knows that his personal pilot, Flight Lieutant Girardet was charged for smuggling gold for ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago
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August 15, 1947: Last Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten saluting Indian national flag See the rare pic
New Delhi: India on Monday celebrated its 70th Independence Day, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisting the national flag at the Red Fort in the national capital. India achieved its freedom after a long struggle, in which lakhs of people ...ZeeNews.com, 1 week ago Act that led to freedom 70 years ago: A look back at the Indian Independence Act, 1947 New Indian Express, 1 week ago 70th Independence Day 2016: 25 rare known facts about the day Indian received freedom India.com, 1 week ago Independence Day 2016: Lesser-known facts about the day India received freedom from the British International Business Times India, 1 week ago
Editor's note: In this excerpt from the book 'Being the Other: The Muslim in India' veteran journalist Saeed Naqvi followsIan Stephens, editor of The Statesman, as he records events while trying to report on the Kashmir issue in its making, days ...Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
TODAYS HIGHLIGHT 1865: Sir Joseph Lister, a British surgeon, discovers the antiseptic process and reduces post-operative patient mortality to less than 15 per cent in one year. OTHER EVENTS 1057: Macbeth is killed in battle by Malcolm, son ...Jamaica Observer, 1 week ago
Galle Face Hotel: by The Galle Face Hotel was originally a Dutch villa called the Galle Face House which housed boarders, probably, even before the British took over the Maritime Provinces. One of the first references to Galle Face Hotel is that, ...Sunday Observer, 1 week ago
Image copyright Image caption Fidel Castro, pictured here in 2006, says he was not born political but his passion for politics seems unwavering Two famous leaders have celebrated their 90th birthday this year: Queen Elizabeth and ...Spy News Agency, 1 week ago Decades apart BBC, 1 week ago
(The following is an extract from chapter one of 1NDIA MORTGAGED by Tarimela Nagi Reddy ,pages 2 -8, 1971. It narrates how transfer of power took place and it was not real independence.) For any Marxist, such a betrayal by the bourgeoisie is no ...Counter Currents, 1 week ago
When Jamsetji Tata envisioned a grand hotel overlooking the Arabian Sea, little would he have known that its location would put it squarely at the crossroads of India's history. The Taj Mahal Palace, overlooking the Gateway of India, was the first ...Hindu Business Line, 2 weeks ago
As we are in the midst of the Land Rover Duke of Cornwall Trophy, it seemed appropriate to ask our archivist Graham Dennis to find out more about the Duke of Cornwall and his relationship to Guards Polo Club. The Duke of Cornwall is, n fact, HRH The ...GUARDS POLO CLUB, 2 weeks ago
The same episode was staged in Udupi in August, 1947 History will repeat itself in Udupi. The story of the Freedom Struggle, Swarajya Vijaya, narrated in the traditional art form of Tala Maddale, staged on August 14, 1947, in the outer yard of ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago Tala Maddale prasanga, Swarajya Vijaya, to come alive on the eve of I-Day The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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