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World War I


Registers accessed from Lahore Museum digitised, records of WW-1 soldiers from undivided Punjab now a click away

November 10, 2021 12:56 pm

On the 103rd anniversary of the culmination of World War I, descendants of the British Indian Army soldiers from undivided Punjab can finally hope to have some of their questions answered.

Explained: Treaty of Versailles 100 years on — A fragile peace and a fraught legacy

June 28, 2019 5:04 pm

The victorious powers — led by the United States, Britain, France and Italy — declared Germany and its allies to be solely responsible for the outbreak of World War I.

Military literature festival: Adopt orange marigold as remembrance flower for fallen soldiers, Centre urged

December 09, 2018 6:07 am

The proposal, mooted by noted military historian Squadron Leader Rana Chhina, was supported in by all panelists, and it was resolved to formally forward this proposal to the Central Government.

Paris: Vice President Naidu among world leaders marking World War I centenary

November 11, 2018 5:55 pm

On Saturday, Naidu had inaugurated the first India-built war memorial in northern France to pay tribute to thousands of Indian soldiers who died fighting in World War I.

Queen Elizabeth launches British commemorations 100 years after World War I

November 11, 2018 8:05 am

The 92-year-old Queen joined her son and heir to the throne Charles, grandsons William and Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan at the Royal Albert Hall in central London at an event organised to pay tribute to all those who have died.

Indian Army team to bring back remains of World War I soldiers

October 30, 2017 9:09 pm

The decision came after the French government recently found the remains of four soldiers, including two unnamed Indian soldiers, at a construction site near Laventie, about 70km from Dunkirk, in France.

Video traces the journey of the Indian Army over the past 100 years

January 18, 2016 1:09 pm

This Army Day, the Indian Army's Facebook page shared a 12-minute, 30-second video that captures the journey of the courageous Army over the past 100 years.

Event to mark 1965 Indo-Pak war may eclipse WW-I function

October 29, 2014 1:51 am

Officials said the choice between the two events is obvious given that the 1965 war is “more Indian”.

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honours sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

August 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Around one million Indian men took part in the World War I in which more than 60,000 died in action, along with many others from Africa, Asia.

‘In was my good fortune to be engaged in war’

July 16, 2014 12:00 am

Written and directed by London-based Jay Singh Sohal, Indians in Trenches was shot in a studio in Birmingham.


World War I - The assassination that changed the world

June 27, 2014 6:50 pm

Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, and event which eventually led to the outbreak of World War I.

Exploring the sunken World War I warships

June 22, 2014 2:03 pm

Scapa Flow is a popular site for divers who explore the few wrecks of sunken warships.