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Aishwarya Rai will voice Angelina Jolie’s character in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’s Hindi version.

Aishwarya Rai to voice Angelina Jolie in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’s Hindi version

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 02:02 PM IST
Aishwarya Rai has joined the Disney universe and will lend her voice to Angelina Jolie in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.
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What if Jon, Daenerys, Sansa, Tyrion, Jaime, Brienne were a part of the corporate workspace? We find out.(Game of Thrones/YouTube)
What if Jon, Daenerys, Sansa, Tyrion, Jaime, Brienne were a part of the corporate workspace? We find out.(Game of Thrones/YouTube)

What if these Game of Thrones’ characters were a part of the corporate workspace? We find out

By Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 08:22 AM IST
GOT S08E02: This episode, aside from being a prelude to the Great War was also a possible rebuilding of an organisational structure. Let’s begin with imagining some of these characters in a corporate setup where there are multiple bosses, middle management, supervisors and more.
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Five authors pick a book each that taught them a new lesson this year
Five authors pick a book each that taught them a new lesson this year

Life-changing reads of 2018

By Samreen Tungekar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:27 PM IST
Five authors share the one book of 2018 that taught them something new about life
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Forward scouts of the 9th Hodson’s Horse, an Indian cavalry regiment, near Vraignes, France.(GL Archive/Alamy Stock Photo)
Forward scouts of the 9th Hodson’s Horse, an Indian cavalry regiment, near Vraignes, France.(GL Archive/Alamy Stock Photo)

Book review: The Indian Empire At War

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 05:26 PM IST
The book under review is among the more recent additions to this slim corpus on the Indian effort in the Great War and is both comprehensive and distinctive.
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In this picture, American troops can be seen climbing over a sandbag revetment in France during World War I in 1918. This year marks a century since the end of the Great War, the one fought in trenches, across continents, by heroic young men against deadly new technologies and by nations fuelled by greed.(AP)
In this picture, American troops can be seen climbing over a sandbag revetment in France during World War I in 1918. This year marks a century since the end of the Great War, the one fought in trenches, across continents, by heroic young men against deadly new technologies and by nations fuelled by greed.(AP)

The quick guide to World War 1

By Compiled by Rachel Lopez | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 01:17 PM IST
This year marks a century since the end of the World War 1, the one fought in trenches, across continents, by heroic young men against deadly new technologies and by nations fuelled by greed.
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During a march past of Indian troops, a woman pins flowers on to the tunic of one of the soldiers.(Imperial War Museums)
During a march past of Indian troops, a woman pins flowers on to the tunic of one of the soldiers.(Imperial War Museums)

Indian response to World War 1 variegated, literature reflects that

By Rakhshanda Jalil
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 01:23 PM IST
A 100 years after the end of the Great War, it is useful to see how Indians themselves responded to the events surrounding a war to which they contributed immensely without fully comprehending its reasons and implications; even though their response is not uniform and un-variegated.
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Santanu Das is the author of the book India, Empire and First World War Culture.(HT Photo)
Santanu Das is the author of the book India, Empire and First World War Culture.(HT Photo)

At first, recruitment for the war was voluntary, but by 1918, the World War 1 campaign was marked by coercion

UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 08:05 AM IST
Research for his book took Santanu Das to archives spread across seven countries in three continents. He met descendants of those who had been a part of the war and searched for anecdotes and memories within his own family.
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A new sculpture in honour of Indian soldiers who fought during World War I was unveiled on Sunday in the town of Smethwick in the West Midlands region of England on Sunday.(Sreengrab from posted by Sandwell/Facebook)
A new sculpture in honour of Indian soldiers who fought during World War I was unveiled on Sunday in the town of Smethwick in the West Midlands region of England on Sunday.(Sreengrab from posted by Sandwell/Facebook)

New UK sculpture honours Indian soldiers who fought World War I

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 11:29 PM IST
The 10-foot bronze “Lions of the Great War” monument was unveiled in Smethwick High Street to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I in November 1918, also referred as the Great War.
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