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.com, 1 week ago Act that led to freedom 70 years ago: A look back at the Indian Independence Act, 1947 New Indian Express, 1 week ago 70th Independence Day 2016: 25 rare known facts about the day Indian received freedom India.com, 1 week ago Independence Day 2016: Lesser-known facts about the day India received freedom from the British International Business Times India, 1 week ago
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.com, 1 month ago
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 ...DailyFT, 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 week 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 week 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
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 ...Sputnik, 1 month ago
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 Observer, 1 month ago
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