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Lord Mountbatten's pilot was a gold smuggler
New Indian Express

Lord Mountbatten's pilot was a gold smuggler

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.com1 week ago Act that led to freedom 70 years ago: A look back at the Indian Independence Act, 1947  New Indian Express1 week ago Google marks 70th Independence Day with special doodle  Mid Day1 week ago 70th Independence Day 2016: 25 rare known facts about the day Indian received freedom  India.com1 week ago
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Mountbatten showered praise on Nehru for his restraint on Kashmir : 'Being the Other'

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.com1 month ago

This Day in History - August 15, 2016

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 Observer1 week ago

Colombo's Iconic landmark

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 Observer1 week ago
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Ninety years of Castro and the Queen

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 Agency1 week ago Decades apart  BBC1 week ago

The Bourgeoisie And The Bourgeois Democratic Revolution

(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 Currents2 weeks ago

Rooms with a view of history

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 Line2 weeks ago

Who is the Duke of Cornwall?

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 CLUB2 weeks ago

Swarajya Vijaya in Tala Maddale on eve of I-Day

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 Hindu2 weeks ago Tala Maddale prasanga, Swarajya Vijaya, to come alive on the eve of I-Day  The Hindu2 weeks ago
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