Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021

World War II

G4 Countries Knock At The UNSC Door For Entry As Reforms Awaited For Over Two Decades

Sep 23, 2021 Seema Guha

It is over two decades since the talk of UNSC reforms began, but so far nothing has changed. Despite demands by other major countries, like the group of four(G-4) promise of expansion of the UNSC remains just talk, nothing substantial has happened yet.

Christopher Nolan’s Next Movie Is About J. Robert Oppenheimer, Father Of Atomic Bomb

Sep 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Plot details are sketchy but the story will focus on Oppenheimer, who is considered one of the fathers of the atom bomb.

Japan Solemn But Unapologetic As It Marks 76th Anniversary Of WWII Defeat

At an event to commemorate the historic event, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that Japan never forgets the peace that the country enjoys today is built on the sacrifices of those who died in the war.

German Court Convicts 84-Year-Old Man For WWII Weapons Arsenal

Aug 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The state district in the northern city of Kiel handed the man a suspended prison sentence of 14 months and ordered him to pay a fine of 250,000 euros ($300,000), the German news agency DPA reported.

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin Visits Pacific Islands Claimed By Japan

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is touring Russia's Far East and Siberia this week, and the Kuril Islands were his first stop on Monday

21 July, 2021

US Life Expectancy In 2020 Saw Biggest Drop Since WWII

Associated Press (AP)

The drop spelled out mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is responsible for close to 74% of the overall life expectancy decline

07 March, 2021

Sikh Fighter Pilot Memorial To Be Erected In UK To Honour Indians Who Fought World Wars

Outlook Web Bureau

The sculpture of an early 20th century Sikh fighter pilot, cricketer and golfer from Oxford University shall be constructed in the England port city of Southampton

16 December, 2020

Family Mistakes WWII Grenade For Fossil And Bring It Home

Outlook Web Bureau

The mother said the grenade was shaped like a bone and didn't have a metallic surface to ignite suspicion

12 December, 2020

Only Officer Who Served In All Three Armed Forces Turns 100

Outlook Web Bureau

Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill (retired) is the only officer who has served all the three defence services; Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.

08 December, 2020

Chuck Yeager, First To Break Sound Barrier, Dies At 97

Associated Press (AP)

The World War II pilot was from a small town in the hills of West Virginia, and flew for more than 60 years.

28 November, 2020

Roma Bomb Shock: WWII Devices Found At Training Ground

Stats Perform

A reported 20 bombs were dug up at the club's Trigoria headquarters, as Roma prepared to build a new training pitch


17 November, 2020

‘A Debt That Society Owes’: How India Remembers Its World War Soldiers

Saumya Kalia

As Commonwealth countries observe Remembrance Day this month, can India eulogise its soldiers without seeing their memory as a colonial relic?

16 November, 2020

Former Navy Officer Who Served During World War II Dies At 97


Vice Admiral John Thomas Goslin Pereira was among the last surviving naval officers who served during the Second World War

06 November, 2020

UN To Commemorate All Victims Of World War II On December 1

Associated Press (AP)

World War II is considered the deadliest conflict in history, involving the vast majority of countries and leading to the deaths of an estimated 70 million to 85 million people

27 August, 2020

Thinking About Forced Break? Think About Sir Don Bradman And WW II: Sachin Tendulkar


Sachin Tendulkar has asked the worried athletes to find inspiration from Sir Donald Bradman, who missed out on eight years of Test cricket between 1939 to 1945 due to World War II

23 April, 2020

Coronavirus Kills World War 2 Veteran In US, 100 Years After His Twin Died Of Spanish Flu


The deadliest pandemic in modern history, Spanish flu killed an estimated 50 million victims and infected around 500 million around the world.

01 April, 2020

A Century Ago, Sports Rises From Ravages Of War And Disease


A century before the Tokyo Olympics were postponed as coronavirus spread across the earth, sports helped in the healing


24 March, 2020

Only World War Has Cancelled Olympics - The Facts


With the announcement that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be postponed over the coronavirus pandemic, here is a look back at Berlin 1916, Tokyo 1940 and London 1944 -- when global conflicts forced the Games to be scrapped

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh