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Second World War


WWII mourned: German President expresses remorse, warns about dangers of nationalism

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.

WWII military parade: Ambitious China, divided Asia, uncertain India

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.

China’s 300,000 troop cut: Expect better air and sea power

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.

Assamese, Manipuri, Naga authors have kept alive World War II fought 70 years ago

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.

US team in Assam village in search of remains of WW-II aircraft

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.

Out of my mind: Honouring Gandhi

October 19, 2014 1:20 am

The last time he came to London was in 1931 for the Second Round Table Conference.

Rediscovery of India

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.

A Map for a Lost World

March 22, 2014 11:39 pm

Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie on excavating forgotten lands and watching them turn into three-dimensional spaces.

Against All Odds

November 30, 2013 5:10 am

Despite its many problems,the robustness of India’s democracy comes from its political system.

Japan's Akihito,the divine emperor

November 28, 2013 11:55 am

In reverence to the emperor,people don't talk to him directly or touch him.