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World War I

Mata Hari, exotic dancer and naked spy, who was as stylish in death as in life

Mata Hari had indeed tied Europe’s richest and most powerful men to her little finger and had Europe’s audiences at her pretty feet.

06 Aug 2019 2:14 AM

Letters from the front

An exhibition sheds light at what the Indian soldiers were going through during the First World War.

15 Mar 2019 4:37 AM

At last, in UK, India’s World War I heroes get the honour they deserve

The money raised from the sale of these special “commemorative flowers” goes towards the welfare of soldiers.

12 Nov 2018 5:30 AM

PM Modi pays tribute to Indians who fought in WW I

“When (Israel) PM Benjamin Netanyahu came to India, we paid tributes at the Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk,” the Prime Minister said.

12 Nov 2018 4:30 AM

British envoy remembers India’s contribution

The day’s event had a special display of the Indian Army Band at both the venues.

12 Nov 2018 1:09 AM


To honour India’s World War I heroes, new memorials in Europe, tributes at home too

In World War I, the British Indian Army sent seven Indian Expeditionary Forces to serve with the British Army & its Allies in various theatres of war.

07 Nov 2018 12:06 AM

World War I, a revolution for women

Women's contribution is also widely held to have helped secure them the vote, as early as November 1918 in both Britain and Germany

30 Oct 2018 1:34 PM

A nostalgic touch to children’s adventures

So it’s an apprehensive bunch of children who step off the train at the village.

23 Sep 2018 2:06 AM

End of an era: Last World War I widow Dorothy Ellis dies at 96

Dorothy Ellis, whose husband's wartime memoirs inspired the novel War Horse passed away at a nursing home.

03 Aug 2018 2:45 PM

Century-old French murder still a mystery after 'animal' bone discovery

Prosecutor Jean-Philippe Recappe said investigators were checking if the bone pieces, one of which may be a femur, were indeed human.

28 Feb 2018 8:22 PM


Bone discovery revives century-old French murder mystery

Guillaume Seznec was accused of killing his business partner despite there being no evidence of a body or weapon.

27 Feb 2018 11:21 AM

Honouring Indian soldiers’ sacrifices in World War I

The Jullundur Brigade was part of the Indian Corps, which was amongst the earliest to reach the Western Front.

15 Nov 2017 2:52 AM

Trump-style ‘patriotism’

His tirade against rich, black American athletes may also strike a chord with many who voted for him.

27 Sep 2017 3:18 AM

German submarine sunk during WWI found in Belgium sea with 23 bodies

It is the 11th German submarine from the 1914-18 war to be found in Belgian waters and the best-preserved example to date.

20 Sep 2017 9:10 PM

Trump and Macron attends Bastille Day celebration in Paris

President Donald Trump watched as various French military units marched by during the Bastille Day parade.

14 Jul 2017 6:58 PM


Israel: Modi visits Haifa, pays homage to Indian World War I heroes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the cemetery on the last day of his visit to Israel.

06 Jul 2017 2:28 PM

No case for anyone but ourselves

Both through commission and omission, the Modi government has allowed the situation in the Kashmir valley to deteriorate to a crisis.

28 May 2017 4:29 AM

Pope Francis to honour two kids who changed the Church

Poor, illiterate shepherd children had visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago.

13 May 2017 7:25 AM

Rehab centre for soldiers to get Indian name after 100 years

Over 70,000 Indian soldiers were injured and over 65,000 lost their lives during World War I in 1917.

04 May 2017 2:47 AM

Prez salute to ‘Armourednagar’: Honour, glory, pride for cavalry

The President’s Standard is in the traditional colours of the ACC&S, with red signifying sacrifice & courage, and gold honour & achievements

01 May 2017 12:50 AM