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Gurinder Chadha brings Mountbattens to India

Gurinder Chadha's 'Viceroy's House' goes on floors in Jodhpur

he last months of Lord Mountbatten and his wife Edwina's stay in India before British rule ended, has gone on the floors for eight weeks in Jodhpur. The project marks the first time collaboration of Indian media conglomerate Reliance Entertainment with ... Business Standard, 2 days ago
Macau Daily Times

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 Times1 week ago
Mumbai Mirror

Nehru, Jinnah, Mountbatten in Jodhpur

Gurinder Chadha's period drama brings them together; keeping them company will be a blind freedom fighter, played by Om Puri. On Sunday, Bend It Like Beckham director, Gurinder Chadha, kicked off an eight-week schedule of her new film, Viceroy's ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 days ago

Spanish Armada relics being restored

Under the shadow of Ben Bulben in the Dartry Mountains of County Sligo lies the Streedagh beach peninsula. Up the coast and visible from Streedagh's sands is Classiebawn Castle, the home of Lord Mountbatten before he was murdered by the IRA. But ...
 BBC1 month ago

Whitewashing the royals

Lord Darlington wasn't a bad man. He wasn't a bad man at all, concludes Stevens, butler at Darlington Hall and protagonist of Kazuo Ishiguro's powerful and tragic 1989 novel, The Remains of the Day. So loyal was Stevens, and so convinced of his ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

How Mountbatten Called Jinnah a Psychopath: New Book Revisits Partition

|Duration: 17 min, 43 sec The roots of Pakistan's siege mentality today goes back to 1947, says author Nisid Hajari on why he chose Partition as the subject of his debut book. Mr Hajari argues that Nehru and Jinnah could have prevented turning ...
 NDTV1 month ago 'Mountbatten called Jinnah a psychopath'  MSN India1 month ago
The Korea Herald Business

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 Has Pakistan been celebrating its Independence Day on the wrong date?  Kashmir Observer2 weeks ago How August 15 became Independence Day  Asian Age3 weeks ago August 15 — Pakistan's Independence Day  DAWN Group3 weeks ago

Heres Why Mountbatten Chose August 15 1947 As Indias Independence Day

Call it irony or the British sense of humor, Indian leaders did not get the right to choose the date of India's Independence . The midnight hour of 15th August, 1947 is still remembered for the Tryst With Destiny speech by India's first Prime ...
 MensXP.com2 weeks ago 16 Facts About Indian Independence Every Indian Needs To Know  Indiatimes2 weeks ago 15 Unseen Pictures Of India, Before And After It Became Independent  Indiatimes3 weeks ago The 1947 Partition: Rewriting history  AlJazeera-Stream3 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 ...
 Emirates2474 days ago Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign  Manila Bulletin4 days ago

Master cartographer

When asked about VP Menon, a khandani Delhiwallah chuckled and went, Who? In the 69th year of Independence, one doesn't pause to think about the way India's map looked under the British. What strikes one most after a ceaseless scrutiny of historical ...
 The Statesman5 days ago
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