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World War II special: Did you know the Chinese Army once trained in India?

When the going got tough, Stilwell pulled back the troops into British India with the intention of training them

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World War II: Heroes of Forgotten Army get visitors on 70th anniversary

Manipur’s guest list for the recently concluded commemoration included dignitaries from countries which took part in the battle.


Few visitors to World War II cemetery on 70th anniversary of end of war

Despite the lack of publicity, the Guwahati War Cemetery however gets about 100 foreign visitors every year.


Japan emperor prays at WWII battleground on Pacific island

In Palau, half of the estimated 16,200 war-dead are still unaccounted for more than 60 years after the search began.


Anne Frank House museum: Jewish diarist likely died earlier

Researchers Erika Prins and Gertjan Broek, however, say that Anne and Margot likely died of typhus in February 1945.


The Second World War: Time to Mark India’s Contributions

Indian national movement was deeply divided on how to deal with the World War-II and the rapidly shifting alliances among the great powers.


The Great Escape

Erez Laufer’s documentary celebrates the lives of his father and grandmother after they flee the concentration camps of World War II.

Paris concord

The city was the centre of the world for a day. It must pick up the pieces now


From the Discomfort Zone: Japanese miniaturisation = human cocooning

High awareness of hygiene and sanitary conditions is another aspect that makes Japanese design so clean.


A story from Taranto

One of the elderly ladies told us how she was being chased by two Allied soldiers when an Indian soldier intervened and protected her.


3 govt colonies on prime land to get makeover

NBCC gets go-ahead to build high-rises in World War-II era colonies — Netaji Nagar, Kasturba Nagar and Thyagraj Nagar


From the discomfort Zone: Diametrically different

The German machinery company is the loser too. Not only does it not sell more machines, its engineering is being copied.


Japan marks anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

The bombed cities have long been spearheading anti-nuclear movements, calling atomic bombs ‘the absolute evil’.


Lighting The Scottish Sky: Indian Art shines in Scotland

Indian art shines in Scotland, from the WWI centenary commemoration to the Edinburgh Art Festival.


Metal magic: These handmade jewellery pieces are the newest wearable art

Swiss artist Esther Brinkmann’s handmade jewellery pieces are the newest wearable art.