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1971 NEWS

Victory flame commemorating 1971 war reaches Mumbai

September 02, 2021 3:19 am

It will be stationed in Mumbai till September 9 and during this period the Indian armed forces will organise various events.

It is doubtful if any other medium provided the motivation like music in the Liberation War

April 04, 2021 9:37 am

Concerts of Joan Baez, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and others stirred young people abroad and helped build public opinion in different parts of India

In belated accord

January 24, 2014 2:11 am

The recent India-Pakistan trade breakthrough was a long time in the making.

Director’s Special

July 29, 2013 12:44 am

Award-winning filmmaker Amrit Sagar Chopra on resisting the stereotype that directors,too,are cast in

Trawlers flying tattered tricolour being investigated

July 02, 2012 1:08 pm

Disrespect to the national flag can earn a prison sentence of up to three years,a fine or both as per the provisions of Prevention of Insults to the National Honour Act,1971.

Forty Years of Dreams Inc

April 13, 2012 1:36 am

Here is a story of love: Yash Chopra’s love for romantic stories and cinema.

1971 VIDEOS

1971 war hero Jack Jacob wreath laid

January 14, 2016 11:28 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Wreath laying ceremony of 1971 Bangladesh liberation war hero Lieutenant General (retd) Jack Farj Rafael Jacob was observed on Thursday.Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Jacob, 92, passed away on Wednesday morning, following a 13-days illness. He played a key role in India’s victory in the India-Pakistan war of 1971.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani paid his tribute to former Lt. Gen. Jacob. Amongst other dignitaries who paid tributes to the 1971 war hero were current Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh and Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali. Besides his 36-year career in the army, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Jack Jacob served as the Governor of Goa and Punjab.

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