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Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Declassified

Jul 17, 2019 13:30
More than 1.3 million people had signed up for a Facebook event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us” scheduled for the early hours of September 20, and a million more had marked themselves as “interested.” read more
Jun 20, 2019 08:19
Scientists have long been trying to establish how quickly rising global temperatures caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas are eating away at the region’s icebound landscapes, sometimes referred to as Earth’s third pole. read more
Jun 12, 2019 11:30
Anil Shastri, son of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri said that despite repeated requests by the family members, no post-mortem examination was conducted on his father’s body. read more
Jan 24, 2019 16:16
The death toll due to swine flu in Uttarakhand rose to 11 on Wednesday after a one-year-old boy from Uttarkashi succumbed to the disease in Dehradun’s Shri Mahant Indresh Hospital (SMIH). read more
Jan 05, 2019 17:43
Lovers of cricket, both were prime ministers of the United Kingdom and Pakistan in the 1990s and both faced tough political situations at home. read more
Dec 29, 2018 12:07
Nawaz Sharif wrote to John Major on February 17, 1993, on the eve of the latter’s visit to the United States, harping on Islamabad’s long-standing claim that its nuclear programme is “entirely peaceful”, declassified documents released by National Archives... read more
Dec 21, 2018 23:26
A year after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, then US secretary of defence Harold Brown and Chinese vice-premier Deng Xioping decided to ‘set aside’ concerns regarding Pakistan’s nuclear programme to strengthen it ‘against potential Soviet action’,... read more
Oct 14, 2018 12:56
Newly released classified documents at the National Archives show the occasion was considered appropriate to reconcile with Bose in the way the British had with others who rebelled in former colonies. read more
Sep 18, 2018 11:37
According to the statement, Trump declassified 21 pages of the 101-page June 2017 application to renew a warrant obtained under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. read more
Aug 07, 2018 03:29
After former finance minister Manmohan Singh launched major reforms in 1991, then Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao was so frustrated with bureaucratic delays that he sent this “unusual enquiry” to London. read more
Aug 03, 2018 14:46
A declassified document released by National Archives reveals that Downing Street was “puzzled” by a letter from Congress leader K Natwar Singh seeking to clear a “misunderstanding” about Gandhi’s brief stopover en route to India from Namibia. read more
Jul 29, 2018 13:18
Indian politicians and officials don’t regard relationship with Britain as special or important, says declassified document. read more
Jul 12, 2018 17:26
The UK government documents reflect a preoccupation with not upsetting the Rajiv Gandhi-led government in order to secure trade deals with India after Operation Blue Star. read more
Jun 22, 2018 18:25
Lal Bahadur Shastri died in Tashkent on January 11, 1966, at the age of 61, soon after signing the Tashkent Pact with Pakistan. It was maintained that Shastri died of cardiac arrest but his family had alleged foul play. read more
Jun 15, 2018 11:08
The issue assumed significance after some papers declassified in January 2014 revealed that the Margaret Thatcher government had extended advice from a special forces officer to the Indira Gandhi government before the operation was launched in June ... read more