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World  /  Published 13.10.20

Poland’s Tallboy bomb explodes

The biggest World War II bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water on Tuesday as navy divers tried to defuse it.  More than 750 people had been evacuated from the area near the Piast Canal ...
By Reuters in Warsaw

Books  /  Published 27.08.20

Secret horrors from 1940's Singapore

Lee’s nuanced storyline remarkably blends historical facts, epistles, family history and fiction to provide rare insights into the traumatic experience of comfort women during the Second World W...
By Argha Kr Banerjee in

World  /  Published 22.10.19

Japan emperor ascends throne

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.18

The war that epitomised the callousness of imperialism

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Bengal famine of 1943, a heart-rending episode in which three million persons died, and which epitomised the callousness of imperialism. The scale of devast...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

India  /  Published 30.08.19

Imran warns world of fallout of inaction

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday sought to ratchet up the rhetoric on Kashmir further with an article in The New York Times that warned the world of a nuclear flashpoint if it continued to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 15.03.20

Garay among virus victims

Five members of the playing squad and staff of La Liga club Valencia have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish side said on Sunday. “Valencia CF inform that five positive cases of the CO...
By Agencies in Madrid

Travel  /  Published 04.02.19

Warsaw rose from the ashes of the World War

The Good Maharaja'We Polish people are so grateful to the 'Good Maharaja' and I would like to thank you because you are from India,' said Toschka, my guide in Warsaw. I felt embarrassed, not only beca...
By Smita Tripathi in

World  /  Published 27.01.19

Auschwitz @ 74: Survivors' salute near execution wall

Former prisoners of Auschwitz have placed flowers at an execution wall at the former Nazi German death camp on the 74th anniversary of the camp's liberation and what is now International Holocaust Rem...
By AP in Warsaw

Heritage  /  Published 22.01.19

Lipstick guns to button bugs: A peek into Soviet secrets

But this museum, Urbaityte said, is apolitical.“It’s historical and about technological progress; you cannot erase facts from history,” she said in an interview, sitting next to her father, Juli...
By Sopan Deb/NYTNS in New York

India  /  Published 03.10.19

Terrifying nuclear war toll projected

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could kill in less than a week 50-125 million people, more than the death toll during all six years of World War II, according to a study by academics in the U...
By PTI in Washington


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