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Hard work pays

When Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last British Viceroy of India, overheard a man applauding his intellectual brilliance and ability in dealing with the most complex problems, he interrupted him saying, “The truth is I am a very ordinary person ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
ABC Radio Australia

Prince Charles speaks of 'anguish' on visit to site of great-uncle Louis Mountbatten's murder by IRA

Britain's Prince Charles speaks of his "anguish" at the murder of his godfather by IRA paramilitaries in 1979 as he became the first royal to visit the assassination site in Ireland. Britain's Prince Charles spoke of his "anguish" at the murder of ...
 ABC Radio Australia1 month ago Charles: I feel victims' pain  Farming Life1 month ago Prince Charles visits Mountbatten's murder site  DAWN Group1 month ago Prince Charles visits Lord Mountbatten’s murder site  Asian Age1 month ago

Prince Charles faces old demons

Charles remembered Lord Louis Mountbatten as the grandfather I never had on an emotional trip to the rugged coastline, saying he understood the suffering of the Irish people in a profound way. The British Union Jack flag and the Irish tricolour ... month ago

Lord Mountbatten profile

By Henrietta McMicking BBC News 20 May 2015 From the section UK During a trip to Ireland, the Prince of Wales has paid tribute to his great uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten and visited the place where he was killed. But who was the man ...
 BBC1 month ago

Murder at Mullaghmore: The day the IRA killed Mountbatten

It was a beautiful morning when Lord Mountbatten took his family out on the water off western Ireland, the last trip of the summer that ended in bloodshed when their boat was blown up by the IRA. Louis Mountbatten, a cousin to Queen Elizabeth II, ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago
New Yorker

The Great Divide

In August, 1947, when, after three hundred years in India, the British finally left, the subcontinent was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Immediately, there began one of the greatest ...
 New Yorker2 weeks ago

Gandhi's coterie did not let Dalmia prevail upon Jinnah on Partition

aid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948) and Ramkrishna Dalmia (1893 to 1978) were both iconoclasts of the last century, born seventeen years apart, had developed an unlikely friendship of polar opposites, bound by stark dissimilarities, not least ...
 The Sunday Guardian2 weeks ago

Why Is Pakistan Such a Mess? Blame India

By Nisid Hajari Of all the hopes raised by Narendra Modi's election as prime minister of India one year ago, perhaps the grandest was ending the toxic, decades-long rivalry with Pakistan. Inviting his counterpart Nawaz Sharif to the swearing-in ...
 Pakistan Link3 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Crafted by History

Going through : An Interpretive Review of the Emergence of Bangladesh was a perplexing experience in view of the jacket's claim that it is an unconventional interpretive review of the struggle for democratic rights in the history of Bangladesh as ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star4 weeks ago
Irish Examiner

Prince Charles helps to free village from shadows of past

After all the meticulously prepared speeches and polite exchanges, it was casual talk of shrimping boats and tides that held Prince Charles rapt. A young fan awaits the arrival of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall who visited Mullaghmore, ...
 Irish Examiner1 month ago
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