May 31, 2021 1:43 am
As per the MoU, the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency (DPAA) under the DOD will come to India to trace, recover and identify the missing personnel of US Army of World War II in India.
January 19, 2021 12:24 pm
Brig Pritam Singh, who had been awarded the Military Cross for bravery during the Second World War, had led a year-long dogged defence of Poonch (J&K) in 1947-48 against Pakistani invaders. However, he was court martialled in 1951 due to professional rivalry and intrigues.
August 07, 2020 10:12 am
Shashi Tharoor writes: When the museum commemorates its 65th anniversary this year, 75 years to the day after the A-bomb fell, it will help the world to keep its own memories intact — so that humankind can, through these searing reminders, ensure it never suffers or witnesses the horror of nuclear bombing again.
September 02, 2019 3:22 pm
``This war was a German crime,'' President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told Poland's top leaders, US Vice President Mike Pence, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders at a 80th anniversary ceremony marking World's War II's outbreak.
September 04, 2015 8:07 am
In most societies, the past is never really past. It is continually put to political use by governments in pursuit of a current political objective. China is no exception.
October 07, 2016 5:06 pm
At 2.3 million active-duty personnel, China has one of the largest active-duty militaries in the world.
May 08, 2015 7:47 pm
In Assam, a whole generation of writers had written interesting novels, short stories, poems and plays with the War as the backdrop.
October 30, 2014 12:05 pm
The B-29 Superfortress was a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber that was flown primarily by the US towards the end of World War II.
October 19, 2014 1:20 am
The last time he came to London was in 1931 for the Second Round Table Conference.
October 19, 2014 12:43 am
Jason Scott Tilley shows India of today alongside the nation of the ‘40s as captured by his Anglo-Indian grandfather.