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Delhi readies for vintage beauties

Credited with carrying both Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Louis Mountbatten, a 1930 Ford will once again be the cynosure of all eyes at the 38th Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally, to be flagged off......

The BJP is not rewriting history

One cannot but infer that this brouhaha is a crafty ploy to create an issue out of a non-issue. An overview of post-independent India’s history reveals that it is not the BJP or the Sangh......

'No files related to history have been destroyed by home ministry'

Amid controversy over destroying of 11,100 files relating to the home ministry, the government on Monday assured the Rajya Sabha that it will not allow tampering or destruction of any link with the......

11,100 files destroyed, Gandhi assassination records safe: Govt

11,000 files were destroyed as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's orders to weed out files and papers but none of these related to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh......

MHA goes for cleanliness drive; junks nearly 1.5 lakh files

On the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Home Ministry is on a cleanliness drive and, in less than a month, has destroyed nearly 1.5 lakh files that had gathered dust for years.......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

Saif Ali Khan to play Jawaharlal Nehru?

Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha is currently in New Delhi on a clandestine trip to research on her next project, which will be based on the months before the Partition of India in......

Old theatres make way to grand multiplexes

It's probably a little late to be talking about the death of single-screen theatres. Multiplexes have become so ubiquitous these days that we forget that it was only a decade ago that standalone......

Irrfan Khan to play Nehru?

Filmfare Award winner Irrfan Khan is expected to play India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in Cate Blanchett starrer Indian Summer, according to reports.Indian governmentofficials, being......

Atonement director to make film on India

BAFTA winning director Joe Wright (Atonement) will reportedly helm Indian Summer, an upcoming Hollywood movie, which will portray the last days of British rule in India.Oscar winner Cate......

Cate Blanchett to be Lady Mountbatten?

Oscar winner Cate Blanchett will reportedly play Lady Edwina Mountbatten in upcoming Hollywood movie Indian Summer, which will portray last days of British rule in India.Acclaimed Indo-American......

'No one could tame him, not even Don Bradman!'

What can I say about Keith Miller? The whole world admired him. And, of course, he was a boyhood hero to me, like he was to so many other people. He was a law unto himself.Princess Margaret asked......

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Q. Why do the Independence of India and Pakistan fall on different days ?
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Q. Which Viceroy of India was the great-grandson of Britains Queen Victoria?A: Lord Wavell B: Lord Linlithgow C: Lord Willington D: Lord Mountbatten
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Q. who was the last Governor- General of Pakistan ?A. Lord Mountbatten B. Mohd Ali Jinnah C. Iskandar Mirza D. Khawaja Nazimuddin
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Article 370 is a red herring

The brouhaha over special status for Jammu & Kashmir is aimed at deflecting attention from failures of governance, argues Govind Bhattacharjee... ...

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Rise and fall of Greek jeweller'sfamily

Some of the buildings, which once formed part of mills in Jeoni Mandi, have been renovated out of recognition but others still bear their... ...

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How Gandhi Inspired Attenborough to Spend 20 Years, Mortgage House for Film

Film-maker Richard Attenbourough passed away at 90 Reuters British film-maker Richard Attenborough knew little about Mahatma Gandhi before he... ...

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27, the 239th day of 2014. There are 126 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On August 27, 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson... ...

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'His'tory in Brief

Prof SV Seshagiri Rao At the time of independence, 2/3rds of India was under direct British rule and 1/3rd under princely states. The latter had... ...

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