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Mar 16, 2019
Raghu Karnad on winning Windham-Campbell Prize, his book on India's role in WWII, and forgotten historiesAccording to Karnad, World War II was the largest military engagement that Indians and the Indian states ever participated in. In Indian history, Indians had never fought a war larger than this.
Feb 27, 2019
Pakistan minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad says if war with India happens, 'it will be biggest after Second World War'Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said, "It will be a dreadful war because Pakistan is fully prepared."
Nov 28, 2018
'What did we do in Second World War?': Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson couldn't keep facts straight on visit to PortugalIn the latest addition to gaffes by former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson, the BBC released footage of Johnson in Portugal trying to film an introductory video for his official Twitter feed, and getting it wrong.
Nov 08, 2018
Canada apologises for turning away Jewish refugee ship fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939, before start of World War IIOn 15 May, 1939 the ocean liner MS St. Louis departed Germany and crossed the Atlantic with 907 German Jews aboard, desperate for refuge from persecution.
Mar 17, 2018
Britain says 'overwhelmingly likely' Vladimir Putin made decision to use nerve agent on former Russian spyBritish foreign secretary Boris Johnson said that it was overwhelmingly likely that Vladimir Putin himself made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down a former Russian agent on English soil.
Mar 01, 2018
Orchestral performance in Jerusalem to feature lost music composed by Nazi concentration camp victimsA quest over 30 years by an Italian musician to track down music composed by Nazi concentration camp victims will reach fruition in April.
Jan 20, 2018
Darkest Hour and Padmaavat row: The Gary Oldman-starrer has a hidden lesson for Karni SenaDo artists have the creative freedom to distort history to a certain extent? Darkest Hour may have an answer for fringe groups like Karni Sena.
Dec 19, 2017
Manohar Parrikar says anti-India sentiment resurfacing in Goa, asks people to be cautious of negative mentalityGoa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday those who compared the BJP government in Goa to Nazi rule should read European history, adding a pre-Portuguese era anti-India sentiment was resurfacing in the state.
Jul 28, 2017
Mail Rail: Riding on London's underground postal trainsNow the public will get a chance to hop aboard the so-called Mail Rail that not even the brutal Nazi bombing of the Blitz could stop.
May 21, 2017
Japan to a build war museum in Manipur, says ambassador Kenji HiramatsuJapan's ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said that Japan will build a war museum at Maibam Lokpa Ching in Manipur's Bishenpur district.