Forty Years Ago

Forty Years Ago News

Forty Years Ago, April 20, 1979: Bihar CM Resigns

The Indian Express' front page on April 20, 1979

Forty years ago, April 12, 1979: Fall of Kampala

Forty years ago, April 12, 1979: Radio Uganda, off-air since last night, returned with a weak signal at 3 pm with an announcement from Lt Col David Oyite Ojok who identified himself as military leader of the Ugandan National Liberation Army.

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Forty Years Ago, April 10, 1979: Private vs Public

Forty Years Ago, April 10, 1979: Instead of more takeovers of industries currently under private management, the Janata Party’s committee may suggest increasing “socialisation” of industries by giving workers a share of the equity investment.

Forty years ago, April 9, 1979: Swaran blames Indira

Forty years ago, April 9, 1979: Congress president Swaran Singh accused Mrs Gandhi of suddenly changing her stand on unity, resulting in the failure of the talks

Forty Years Ago, March 28, 1979: Egypt rejects League

The Indian Express' Front Page on March 28, 1979

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Forty Years Ago, March 27, 1979: Idi fights Tanzania

The Indian Express' front page on March 27, 1979

March 26, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Peasant revolt

The former Portugese enclaves of Daman and Diu are likely to be merged with Gujarat, according to an excercise now being conducted by the Union ministry of home affairs.

March 25, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Bhutto Sentence

Pakistan President Gen Zia-ul-Haq may not be in a hurry to hang Bhutto. The procedure itself spreads over many days.

Forty years ago, March 14, 1979 : Kosygin-Desai Talks

The talks were wide-ranging, covering bilateral economic co-operation and an exchange of views on international affairs, role of non-aligned and Moscow’s relations with Washington.

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