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World War II

China to unveil bronze statue of Dr Dwarkanath Kotnis

Kotnis, who hailed from Maharashtra, was sent to China as part of a five-member team of doctors to help the Chinese during World War II

28 Aug 2020 1:39 PM

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end, PM Abe stays silent on wartime hostilities

Abe has increasingly sought to whitewash Japan’s brutal past since taking office in December 2012

16 Aug 2020 9:48 AM

World Bank says global economy to shrink 5.2%, worst recession since WWI

Per capita incomes are expected to decline by 3.6 per cent, which will tip millions of people into extreme poverty this year

09 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Italy slips into great recession since World War II

Business confidence in the eurozone's third largest economy in May plummeted to its lowest level

30 May 2020 10:03 AM

Army’s oldest artillery man Jallawalia passes away at 102

Retd Major was veteran of WW-II, 2 wars with Pakistan

23 May 2020 11:00 AM

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Woman of Courage

On Women’s Day, 94-year-old Second Lt., Platoon Commander Rama Mehta of Azad Hind Fauj, reminisces her days spent fighting for independence

30 Mar 2020 2:45 PM

Polish PM accuses Putin of lying about WWII, says attempt to 'conceal' Russia's issue

'President Putin has lied about Poland on numerous occasions, and he has always done it deliberately,' Prime Minister Morawiecki said.

30 Dec 2019 9:11 AM

Japan asked for 1 sex slave for every 70 soldiers in WW2 to 'prevent rape, disease'

The sex slaves issue has been a source of a painful dispute between South Korea and Japan.

08 Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Ex-Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone passes away at 101

He was in office for five years from November 1982 to November 1987,

29 Nov 2019 1:00 PM

Remembering the IAF in a distant war

The book, The Forgotten Few: The Indian Air Force in World War II, is a narrative history of the Indian Air Force’s contribution to World War II.

25 Aug 2019 7:28 AM

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‘Majestic machine’ of World War II to attempt 43,500 km global flight

Agile, short-range interceptors, Spitfires were crucial in 1940 Battle of Britain as UK fought off threat of an invasion by Nazi Germany.

05 Aug 2019 11:22 AM

Italians are grateful to Indian soldiers who had helped them in World War II

Almost 50,000 Indian troops, mostly between the ages of 19 to 22, fought for Italy’s liberation during World War II.

11 Jun 2019 1:17 AM

Italy hands over urns of 2 WWII soldiers to India

Ceremony organised to commemorate sacrifice by Indians during war.

01 Jun 2019 1:51 AM

Japanese Emperor Akihito to abdicate after three decades on throne

Akihito, who has had treatment for prostate cancer and heart surgery, said that his age would make it hard for him to carry out his duties.

30 Apr 2019 11:26 AM

France concerned over increasing anti-Semitic sentiment

Anti-Semitism worst since WWII, Macron tells Jewish group.

21 Feb 2019 5:31 PM

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Statue depicting non-consensual kiss defaced

Iconic WWII statue of sailor kissing nurse non-consensually vandalised.

21 Feb 2019 5:07 PM

Oldest man in US, World War II veteran, dies at age 112: Report

Overton, who lived in Austin, Texas, died on Thursday at a rehabilitation home, said his cousin, Volma Overton Jr.

29 Dec 2018 9:54 AM

Globalisation’s ascent & a multi-polar world

Another interesting phenomena that started delineating itself concurrently was the separation of religious temporal authority from that of the state.

23 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Audrey Hepburn had a secret life as a Nazi fighter

A new book shockingly reveals that Hollywood actress worked for the Dutch Resistance before gracing the silver screen.

29 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Love in the time of war

Daman Singh speaks about setting World War II as the backdrop for her novel Kitty's War.

17 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

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