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The iconic black-and-white image of the 'napalm girl' communicated the horrors of the Vietnam war in a way words could never describe, helping to end one of the most divisive wars in American history. Take a look at our most read stories.

delhi Updated: Jun 01, 2012 15:43 IST

The iconic black-and-white image of the 'napalm girl' communicated the horrors of the Vietnam war in a way words could never describe, helping to end one of the most divisive wars in American history. Take a look at our most read stories:

'Napalm girl' pic from Vietnam war turns 40

In the picture, the girl will always be 9-year-old and wailing "Too hot! Too hot!" as she runs down the road away from her burning Vietnamese village. It's the tale of a dying child brought together by chance with a young photographer. A moment captured in the chaos of war that would serve as both her savior and her curse on a journey to understand life's plan for her. Read more

Maintain apolitical outlook: Gen Bikram Singh to Army

In his first public comments after taking over as army chief, Gen Bikram Singh on Friday made it clear that no controversy in the force will be "brushed under the carpet". Sending a firm message to his 1.3 million force, General Singh said he will strive to maintain its "secular and apolitical" outlook. Read more

Ranvir Sena chief killed; red alert in Bihar, curfew imposed in Ara

Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Bihar's Bhojpur district early Friday morning, police said. Singh was on a morning walk when he was accosted by gunmen who pumped several bullets into him, killing him on the spot at Katira Mohalla under Nawada police station, 71 kms from Patna, they said. Read more

Bad vaastu of rupee symbol caused its fall: Expert

An inauspicious symbol is behind the fall of the Indian rupee and a slump in the economy, claims a vaastu shastra expert in Guwahati. Read more

REVEALED! Michael Jackson's funny middle name

Late singer Michael Jackson's middle name was Turd, reveals an old letter by the King of Pop to his former wife Lisa Marie Presley. The letter was written and signed by the singer for Presley, with whom he was married between 1994 to 1996. The meaning of Turd is a slang term for faeces, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Read more