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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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Irish Times, 4 months ago

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 70th Independence Day 2016: 25 rare known facts about the day Indian received freedom  India.com1 week ago Independence Day 2016: Lesser-known facts about the day India received freedom from the British  International Business Times India1 week ago

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

Celebrating the Viceroy Special

Anguru kaka vatura bibi Kolamba duwana yakada yaka this is how the trains using the steam engine was identified in the good old days. It was the iron devil rushing to Colombo eating coal and drinking water. While the engine driver was in charge ...
 DailyFT1 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

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 Currents1 week ago

India slams Pakistan for coveting J&K, demands it to vacate POK

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 Informativo1 month ago

India asks Pakistan to stop inciting and supporting violence against it

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 Informativo1 month ago

India Slams Pakistan: Kashmir Protests Led by UN-Designated 'Terrorists'

On Thursday, India alleged that separatist protests inKashmir duringthe so-called observance of "Kashmir's Accession toPakistan Day" or "Black Day" were conducted byinternationally recognized terrorist organizations. An official statement issued ...
 Sputnik1 month ago

With Brexit a reality, a look back at six-Indian-referendums (and one that-never-happened)

BREXIT or the British exit from the European Union has become a reality. In a referendum conducted on Thursday, 52% of voters opted to leave the EU. One of the the most significant referendum in Europe's history, it's also one in a long line of ...
 Kashmir Observer1 month ago
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