The Telegraph
Friday , August 15 , 2014
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This day that year

I was in Class VIII then, living with my uncle in the railway quarters of Salkia, Howrah, and studying in Hindu School, Salkia. My parents stayed in Jamshedpur...  | Read..
August 15, 1947: When natives took over the Government House lawns
People throng the lawns of Government House (Raj Bhavan) on August 15, 1947. The following is an excerpt from a report in the ...  | Read.. 
Ads that dotted the day’s newspapers
If the headlines of the day highlighted the significance and gravitas of the occasion, it was the advertisements on the insid ...  | Read.. 
Tagore’s women singers
(From top) Miss Niharbala, Sahana Devi, Kanak Das, Sati Devi, Kanan Devi ...  | Read.. 
Disney films from kids’ stories
Children who get scolded for watching cartoons for hours now have a chance to contribute to the making of an animation film...  | Read.. 
This day that year