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

Aishwarya Rai has joined the Disney universe and will lend her voice to Angelina Jolie in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.
Aishwarya Rai will voice Angelina Jolie’s character in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’s Hindi version.
Aishwarya Rai will voice Angelina Jolie’s character in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’s Hindi version.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 02:02 PM IST
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What if these Game of Thrones’ characters were a part of the corporate workspace? We find out

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.
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)
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 08:22 AM IST
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Life-changing reads of 2018

Five authors share the one book of 2018 that taught them something new about life
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
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 10:27 PM IST
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Book review: The Indian Empire At War

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.
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)
Updated on Nov 17, 2018 05:26 PM IST
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The quick guide to World War 1

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.
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)
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 01:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByCompiled by Rachel Lopez

Indian response to World War 1 variegated, literature reflects that

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.
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)
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 01:23 PM IST
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ByRakhshanda Jalil

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

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.
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)
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 08:05 AM IST
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New UK sculpture honours Indian soldiers who fought World War I

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.
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)
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 11:29 PM IST
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