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, 2 months 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 month ago The long march to freedom The Hindu, 1 month ago Act that led to freedom 70 years ago: A look back at the Indian Independence Act, 1947 New Indian Express, 1 month ago 70th Independence Day 2016: 25 rare known facts about the day Indian received freedom India.com, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI // For three days, Tamil Nadu's chief minister has been undergoing treatment at one of Chennai's finest hospital. But, as ever with Indian politicians, the true state of J Jayalalithaa's health is cloaked in mystery. Ms Jayalalithaa, ...Abu Dhabi National, 4 days ago
MELBOURNE: Muhammad Ali Jinnah's 68 th death anniversary is commemorated today, on September 11. Jinnah, from being an Indian nationalist and a believer in Hindu-Muslim unity to being a Muslim nationalist, followed a journey full of ups and downs.The Express Tribune, 2 weeks ago
Chakmas observe August 17 as black day across the country to protest inclusion in East Pakistan in 1947
By Our Correspondent Agartala, Aug 17, 2016 : T he scattered Chakma population across the states of Tripura, Mizoram , Arunachal Pradesh and other parts of northeast observe August 17 as 'black day' to protest the forced occupation of their ...Tripura Info, 1 month ago
The historic business district may be vigorously reinventing itself, but a few places continue to retain their original charm There is bad news from Connaught Place (CP). Anil Arora, founder of The Bookworm, the legendary shop in B block that shut ...Livemint.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 month 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 month ago
He said Pakistan "fully backs" Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader Syed Ali Geelani's four-point formula on Kashmir. Sharif said India had promised to the world to arrange a plebiscite in Indian-controlled Kashmir, but such a commitment was yet to be ...Equilibrio Informativo, 2 months ago
He also sought support of all the political parties to make united efforts to restore peace in Kashmir. The letter also drew the attention towards banning of newspapers and double speaking by the state government. "Numerous injured have lost ...Equilibrio Informativo, 2 months ago
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