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75 years of Auschwitz’s liberation

New Delhi. 27 January 2020. Many chapters of history are embedded in darkness and sorrow . However one might want these can never be undone. And one suchRead more ›

100 years since Lincoln’s Inn in London, England, UK admits its first female bar student

New Delhi. 30 December 2019. This decade ends with another landmark completed. It has been 100 years since Lincoln’s Inn in London, England, UK admitted its first femaleRead more ›

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports ( ABVIMAS ) gets its wings

To Organize First Asia Cup For White Water Rafting in 2020 By Brig. Vijay Atray Manali . 30 July 2019. In Manali  – the Dev Bhumi Himachal PradeshRead more ›

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How Rolls-Royce powered two daredevil aviators into the record books?

Derby. 14 June 2019. On June 14th 1919, British pilots John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown set out from St. John’s, Newfoundland, on a journey that would changeRead more ›

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British Army landed in Falkland Islands today

New Delhi. 21 May 2019. Today in contemporary war history is the day when the British troops landed in Falkland Islands in 1982. During the night of 21Read more ›

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Igor Sikorsky flew the first four engine aircraft.

New Delhi. 13 May 2019. Today is the day Aviation Pioneer and Father of Helicopters Igor Sikorsky flew the first four engine aircraft . The Sikorsky Russky VityazRead more ›

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Russia’s Saratov has dangerous chemical weapons inherited from erstwhile USSR

As per AP Archives story published on July 21, 2015 Russia’s Saratov Army Base is a time bomb containing around one-and-a-half-thousand tonnes of dangerously deteriorating chemical weapons. RussiaRead more ›

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Bombay was given to Britain as a dowry by Portugal

27th March in 1668 was the day England took control of Bombay, India. The Royal Charter of 27 March 1668 was an agreement between the Kingdom of England and the EnglishRead more ›

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Wright Brothers Patent on aircraft resulted into a great patent war

On 23rd March 1903 brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright applied for a patent on their method of control of their glider. During their experiments of 1902 the WrightsRead more ›

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Why India-Bangladesh Treaty of Friendship, Peace & Cooperation never got renewed?

The India-Bangladesh Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Peace was a 25-year treaty that was signed on 19 March 1972 forging close bilateral relations between India and the newlyRead more ›

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