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June 6, Normandy: The day that re-wrote history

June 6 is the 69th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, considered to be the decisive battle of the Second World War in Western Europe. The successful allied landing in 1944 in France was......

US poll: A divided nation faces an uncertain world

Though Obama's second term will be very much like his first in so far India is concerned, New Delhi has significant stakes in almost all the issues which will be the focus of Obama's second term,......

Meet General Bikram Singh, the new Army chief

The 25th General to lead the world's second largest army is one of its most decorated serving soldiers today, says Group Captain Tarun Kumar Singha, VSM.General Bikram Singh PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM,......

'Netaji was able to both respect and transcend religious differences'

In 1941, at the height of the Second World War, Subhas Chandra Bose went to Germany to seek Adolf Hitler's help in organising an Indian army to fight their common enemy, England. In the third......

Why the Indian Army is unique

The Indian Army is the largest voluntary army and, next to China, the second largest army in the world. It is also a large conglomeration of values, experience, regimentation, customs, traditions,......

India records 2nd highest domestic air traffic growth

India experienced the second strongest domestic air traffic growth in the world after Brazil, but the high growth hid the financial weakness facing the Indian carriers, global airline body IATA has......

Five auto giants rev up for India

Five marquee names in the automobile world are gearing up to enter India, the second-fastest growing market globally. Chrysler, Kia, Peugeot, Triumph and Scania are finalising their India......

World Bank may run out of money by mid-2010

The World Bank appealed on Monday for more funds as it sees a second straight year of record lending amid the global economic crisis, warning it may have to ration aid to only the poorest......

Air India, your humble airline

No nightingale sang in Berkeley Square -- adapting Vera Lynn's romantic and popular Second World War song -- as the woman in Air India's office told me they were moving to Brentford. She was as......

Little luxuries console consumers

When lipstick and other cosmetics were exempted from rationing during the Second World War, it was hoped they would provide the public with an affordable boost to morale.Consumers have......

'The demand for a sequel to Andaz Apna Apna is unbelievable!'

The prolific Rajkumar Santoshi has no recollection of the day Andaz Apna Apna released! "Has that film completed 20 years? Wow!" Santoshi exclaims incredulously. "Its......

Love and Disappointment

Fans of the Before trilogy have grown up with Celine and Jesse... The films, says Aseem Chhabra, are charming, funny, romantic and very talky, but also close to real life. When filmmaker Richard......

Review: Iron Man 3 soars higher than ever

Iron Man 3 boasts of the headiest of action setpieces, writes Raja Sen.It’s easy to forget just how much that suit weighs.And that’s because it looks so, so good. Aerodynamically......

How Sohrab Modi won over Prithviraj Kapoor

In this special series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Prithviraj Kapoor and Sohrab Modi 's 1941 film Sikander. Sikander ne Porous se ki thi ladayi, jo ki thi......

History beckons India, Pakistan at Mohali

Arch rivals India and Pakistan clash in the second semi-final of the World Cup on Wednesday. Prasanna D Zore tells us what's the match holds in front of a partisan Mohali crowd. One-fifth of......

Images: Hat-trick man Malinga destroys Kenya with yorkers

Pacer Lasith Malinga made a grand entry into the World Cup by notching up an unprecedented second hat-trick in the mega event as Sri Lanka crushed minnows Kenya by nine wickets in a group A match,......

Bolt eases through 200m heat in morning chill

Triple Olympic champion Jamaican Usain Bolt cruised into the second round of the 200 metres at the world championships on Tuesday, 36 hours after shattering the 100m world record to win gold. On......

Team India: Performance appraisal

There are just three matches left in the second edition of the ICC T20 World Cup. And India's campaign has ended with a humiliating 12-run defeat against South Africa on Tuesday. Actually the......

Asia Cup: Can confident Afghans surprise Sri Lanka?

Afghanistan have high expectations of achieving success on the cricket pitch and despite being relatively new to the sport, their breakthrough 50-over victory against a Test-playing nation was met......

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Q. which is your favourite second world war Movie ?
Indian Ocean:  A. Here are some recommendations. ', These are all exciting and violent but also complex and plot driven. I've put them in order of how much I like...... more

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Q. Why mind seeks pleasure but heart longs for love...?
Dil Se:  A. Is there any? We're already wasting our time n energy in War of Words...., how to imagine to enjoy a second world war movie,,,...!!? ;-))) more

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Q. General Q -Who Invented the Third World?
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Unravelling Chinese link can boost Nilgiris tourism

Very few hill areas can boast so many foreign footprints as the Nilgiris. The European contribution is well known. But the work some Chinese... ...

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The circus won't die

W hat would Rs. 6,000 buy you these days? A meal for two at a posh restaurant? A nice tan courtesy a return ticket from Bangalore to Goa? You... ...

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/PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, announced today it is donating 5% of all image subscriptions sales made on... ...

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Good Friday observed with religious fervour all across India

New Delhi, April 18: Good Friday was observed with fasting and prayers in the national capital, Delhi on Friday. Good Friday marks the... ...

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CWGC observes 70th anniversary of 'Battle of Kohima'

The commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the famous 'Battle of Kohima' during the Second World War in 1944, rich tributes were paid to the... ...

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