World War II

Putin tells Red Square parade that Nazi ideas persist

Putin tells Red Square parade that Nazi ideas persist

MoscowRussian President Vladimir Putin marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe with a speech warning that Nazi belief...Read More

Recovery is underway after worst global recession since World War II: IMF Managing Director Christine Georgieva

Recovery is underway after worst global recession since World War II: IMF Managing Director Christine Georgieva

A day after the International Monetary Fund forecast a global growth of six per cent for this year, IMF Managing Director Christine Georg...Read More

Col Prithipal Singh Gill, only officer to serve in IAF, Indian Navy, and Indian Army, turns 100 today

Col Prithipal Singh Gill, only officer to serve all three Indian armed forces, turns 100 today

Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill (retired), the only officer who served in Indian Air Force, Indian Navy, and Indian Army (Artillery), turned...Read More

Unexploded World War II bomb in Hong Kong defused

Unexploded World War II bomb in Hong Kong defused

Hong Kong: An unexploded World War II bomb weighing about 45 kg that could have "caused serious damage" was defused by Hong Kong police o...Read More

Global economy to plunge into worst recession since WW-II: World Bank

Global economy to plunge into worst recession since WW-II: World Bank

The COVID-19 recession is the first since 1870 to be triggered solely by a pandemic, World Bank President David Malpass said in his forew...Read More

Indian Army’s oldest gunner, World War-II veteran bids adieu

Indian Army’s oldest gunner, World War-II veteran bids adieu

AgenciesNew DelhiIndian Army oldest artillery man Major (retd) Gurdial Singh Jallanwalia, who fought four wars, including World War II an...Read More

Coronavirus is worst crisis since WWII: UN

Coronavirus is worst crisis since WWII: UN

According to the estimates by the Johns Hopkins University, there are more than 850,500 confirmed coronavirus cases in the world, and ove...Read More

UN chief considers coronavirus pandemic as the most challenging crisis since World War II

UN chief considers coronavirus pandemic as the most challenging crisis since World War II

The current coronavirus pandemic was much more than a health crisis. It is a human crisis, Mr Guterres said at the virtual launch of the ...Read More

'Unthinkable': First time since World War II, Wimbledon to be called off

'Unthinkable': First time since World War II, Wimbledon to be called off

With all sporting events at standstill, courtesy COVID-19 pandemic, the oldest Tennis major Wimbledon could be called off on Wednesday 'w...Read More

Urmila Matondkar trolled for quoting WW II year wrong, comparing CAA with Rowlatt Act

Urmila Matondkar trolled for quoting WW II year wrong, comparing CAA with Rowlatt Act

Matondkar went on to say that the amended citizenship law and Rowlatt Act will be "recorded as black laws in history"

After 75 yrs, dog tags of WWII soldier killed in battle of Bulge, return home

After 75 yrs, dog tags of WWII soldier killed in battle of Bulge, return home

Canton: The dog tags belonging to a fallen World War II soldier have finally returned to his hometown after 75 years. The identification ...Read More

World War II-era plane crashes in United States; 7 dead

World War II-era plane crashes in United States; 7 dead

Washington DC [US]: At least seven people were killed after a World War II-era vintage bomber crashed at Bradley International Airport in...Read More

Vandals spray swastikas on war graves in Netherlands

Vandals spray swastikas on war graves in Netherlands

The Hague: Vandals spray-painted swastikas and slogans about the crash of flight MH17 on a British cemetery for World War II soldiers in ...Read More

Germany to return painting stolen by Nazis to Italy

Germany to return painting stolen by Nazis to Italy

German says it will return to Italy a painting by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum that was stolen by Nazi troops during World War II.

UK marks National Windrush Day to honour migrants

UK marks National Windrush Day to honour migrants

The Windrush generation refers to citizens of former British colonies who arrived in the UK before 1973, when the rights of such Commonwe...Read More

Film on Indian Navy’s 1971 Karachi harbour bombing in works

Film on Indian Navy’s 1971 Karachi harbour bombing in works

Mumbai: The attack launched on the Karachi harbour during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war and its aftermath will be explored in the recently a...Read More

Last ‘Doolittle’ raider who struck Japan in WWII dies

Last ‘Doolittle’ raider who struck Japan in WWII dies

Washington: The last surviving member of a morale-boosting secret United States air raid that stunned Japan during World War II has died....Read More

Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust

Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust

Warsaw: The world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday amid a revival of hate-inspired violence and signs that younge...Read More

Russia, Japan hold 1st round of consultations on Peace Treaty

Russia, Japan hold 1st round of consultations on Peace Treaty

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono on Monday held talks here to discuss the issue of c...Read More

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva: Review

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva: Review

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