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WW II grenade unknowingly brought home from beach explodes, mother and daughter escape major injury

According to suggestions by others regarding the verification of the object, Crews poked the grenade with a hot pin and that’s when the accident took place.
The image shows the grenade.(Facebook/@Jodie Crews)
The image shows the grenade.(Facebook/@Jodie Crews)
Published on Dec 15, 2020 04:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury

Post ‘No Means No’, India’s James Bond Dhruv Verma preps for his next: ‘The Good Maharaja’

Dhruv had undergone into hardcore training for a year in Hollywood under the guidance and blessings of legendary megastar Steven Segal.
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 05:01 PM IST
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Twinkle Khanna interviews Christopher Nolan, jealous Akshay Kumar says ‘I’m only one left to meet this visual genius’

Akshay Kumar has shared a video interview of Christopher Nolan by Twinkle Khanna. She asked him about casting her mother Dimple Kapadia in Tenet and his impression of Bollywood.
Twinkle Khanna made Christopher Nolan chuckle multiple times during the interview.
Twinkle Khanna made Christopher Nolan chuckle multiple times during the interview.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 01:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk

Wars, rows and scandals: When the Nobels didn’t go as planned

This year, it is the coronavirus pandemic that has thrown a spanner in the works, with the traditionally lavish banquets in Stockholm and Oslo -- held on the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death on December 10 -- replaced by online events and the winners awarded their trophies at home.
Nobel prizes are awarded every year in a number of categories -- medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.(AP)
Nobel prizes are awarded every year in a number of categories -- medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.(AP)
Published on Dec 10, 2020 07:24 AM IST
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Stockholm | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Govt will leave no stone unturned to make India preferred global investment destination: PM Modi

Noting that the Covid-19 pandemic has posed enormous challenges before the world, Modi said he thinks the historic reconstruction efforts after the two world wars can give “us several lessons”.
The prime minister said it has been the endeavour in India to build urban centres, which have the amenities of a city but the spirit of a village.(File Photo)
The prime minister said it has been the endeavour in India to build urban centres, which have the amenities of a city but the spirit of a village.(File Photo)
Published on Nov 17, 2020 09:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Snapshots from a new Harvard study on Covid-era dreamscapes

Bugs have featured widely in nightmares during the pandemic. Invisible monsters and invitations from the dead are being reported too. But they’re not all frightmares — some are also dreaming up a cure.
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Updated on Nov 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh

Covid-19 pandemic is the most catastrophic event after WWII: Shringla

He said that while there was a strong intent to cooperate, the need to retain ‘strategic autonomy’ was greater, and the last few months had been an attempt to deal with the domestic situation and look for ways to cooperate.
The Foreign Secretary further mentioned that the global economic fallout of the pandemic was going to be a challenge in times to come.(PTI)
The Foreign Secretary further mentioned that the global economic fallout of the pandemic was going to be a challenge in times to come.(PTI)
Published on Nov 06, 2020 07:47 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

From DDLJ to Burj Khalifa, here are Bollywood’s most insensitive, culturally inappropriate moments

Being ‘woke’ is the latest trend, and everyone wants to keep up. Everyone, but Bollywood it seems. From Kareena Kapoor Khan in Black face in Khushi to most recently Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in Laxmmi Bomb song, Burj Khalifa, here are some of Bollywood’s most culturally inappropriate, bordering racist and majorly insensitive moments...
Shraddha Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Kareena Kapoor Khan(Pinterest/Movie Still)
Shraddha Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Kareena Kapoor Khan(Pinterest/Movie Still)
Updated on Oct 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Alfea Jamal

Covid-19 has set global health progress back decades: Gates Foundation

Because of Covid-19, extreme poverty has increased by 7%, and routine vaccine coverage - a good proxy measure for how health systems are functioning - is dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, the report said.
It found that the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women, racial and ethnic minority communities and people living in extreme poverty.(HT Photo)
It found that the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women, racial and ethnic minority communities and people living in extreme poverty.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 15, 2020 08:43 AM IST
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London | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Baba Adhav: Ensure food, employment for low income groups

Lockdown always has an adverse impact on people working in unorganised sectors, says Baba Adhav
Social worker Baba Adhav(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Social worker Baba Adhav(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 05:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar

Brooks Brothers, which dressed 40 US presidents, files for bankruptcy

The company that says it’s put 40 US presidents in its suits, survived two World Wars and navigated through casual Fridays and a loosening of dress standards even on Wall Street, but the Covid-19 pandemic pushed the 200-year-old company into seek Chapter 11 protection.
The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in Delaware allows Brooks Brothers to keep operating while it works out a plan to turn the business around and pay its debts.(Brooks Brothers/Twitter)
The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in Delaware allows Brooks Brothers to keep operating while it works out a plan to turn the business around and pay its debts.(Brooks Brothers/Twitter)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 03:18 AM IST
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New York | By Agencies

Russia stares down World War II controversies 75 years on

Russia celebrates its victory in World War II every year on May 9 with a massive military parade on Red Square in front of the president and other world leaders.
In this file photo taken on August 23, 1939 German Nazi Foreign Minister Joachim Von Ribbentrop (L), German Under State Secretary Friedrich Gaus, Soviet head of state Joseph Stalin (3rd) and his Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov (R) pose in the Kremlin in Moscow after signing the Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact, or Treaty of Non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, making the outbreak of a European war virtually inevitable. After the ceremony, Stalin proposed a toast:
In this file photo taken on August 23, 1939 German Nazi Foreign Minister Joachim Von Ribbentrop (L), German Under State Secretary Friedrich Gaus, Soviet head of state Joseph Stalin (3rd) and his Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov (R) pose in the Kremlin in Moscow after signing the Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact, or Treaty of Non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, making the outbreak of a European war virtually inevitable. After the ceremony, Stalin proposed a toast: "I know how much the German people love their Fuehrer" (Hitler), he said. "I should therefore like to drink to his health".(AFP)
Published on Jun 23, 2020 09:40 AM IST
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Moscow | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Post-Covid cinema going

How will going to the movies change post the pandemic?
Cinema watching means sharing an unspoken bond with a group of strangers(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
Cinema watching means sharing an unspoken bond with a group of strangers(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on May 17, 2020 01:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Nayana Bijli

An Indian World War I fighter pilot’s moving story emerges in rare UK archive

Lieutenant Shri Krishna Chanda Welinkar is one of the thousands of moving stories from the war preserved in family correspondence and being brought alive as part of a digitisation project.
Lieutenant Shri Krishna Chanda Welinkar hailed from Bombay in colonial India(@CWGC/Twitter)
Lieutenant Shri Krishna Chanda Welinkar hailed from Bombay in colonial India(@CWGC/Twitter)
Published on Apr 26, 2020 10:49 AM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

Fashion’s third coming: 11 predictions for post-pandemic style

Major global events have always affected the way we dress and groom ourselves
The next major fashion show will be a live online event, without the usual celebrities, front row regulars and industry wannabes(Photo Imaging by Parth Garg)
The next major fashion show will be a live online event, without the usual celebrities, front row regulars and industry wannabes(Photo Imaging by Parth Garg)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 03:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Yatan Ahluwalia

At 99, veteran of World War II in India raises £7 million

Tom Moore, who rose to be a captain in the British army and served in colonial India and Burma, wanted to express his gratitude to medical staff in the National Health Service (NHS), who looked after him and helped him recover from a hip operation and skin cancer.
The money raised will be donated to NHS Charities Together, a group representing various charity organisations linked to the NHS.(Captain tom Moore/Twitter)
The money raised will be donated to NHS Charities Together, a group representing various charity organisations linked to the NHS.(Captain tom Moore/Twitter)
Updated on Apr 15, 2020 09:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

Coronavirus the worst global crisis since World War II, says UN chief

Antonio Guterres said that the scale of the crisis was due to “a disease that represents a threat to everybody in the world and... an economic impact that will bring a recession that probably has no parallel in the recent past.”
More than 40,000 people have been killed so far as the disease spreads across the world, and causes economic devastation.(AFP)
More than 40,000 people have been killed so far as the disease spreads across the world, and causes economic devastation.(AFP)
Published on Apr 01, 2020 06:48 AM IST
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United Nations | By Agence France-Presse

Review: A Dominant Character; JBS Haldane by Samanth Subramanian

Samanth Subramanian’s biography of pioneering geneticist JBS Haldane sheds light on a fascinating twentieth century personality
JBS Haldane (1892-1964) holding an architectural model.(Corbis via Getty Images)
JBS Haldane (1892-1964) holding an architectural model.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 07:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Roshan Kishore

Shashi Tharoor’s word of the week: Goon

Understand this word better and prevent yourself from acting like one
In India, “goon” requires no subtitles: the word, and the violent thugs themselves, are sadly ubiquitous in our country(Gajanan Nirphale)
In India, “goon” requires no subtitles: the word, and the violent thugs themselves, are sadly ubiquitous in our country(Gajanan Nirphale)
Published on Jan 10, 2020 08:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shashi Tharoor

India, Japan to hold annual summit during December 15-17

The two sides zeroed in on Guwahati as the venue because of the focus on India’s northeastern states under the Act East Forum launched by India and Japan almost two years ago and the substantial development assistance provided to the region by Tokyo.
The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will be held in Guwahati and the two leaders will also travel to Imphal to visit the Peace Museum.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will be held in Guwahati and the two leaders will also travel to Imphal to visit the Peace Museum.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Published on Dec 06, 2019 11:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Guwahati to host annual Modi-Abe summit in December

Modi and Abe are expected to cap the two-day summit with a visit to the new Peace Museum in Manipur’s capital Imphal, which commemorates one of the fiercest battles of World War 2 in 1944 in which thousands of Japanese soldiers were killed.
PM Narendra Modi with Japan PM Shinzo Abe during a meeting ahead of the G-20 summit in Japan on June 27.(Reuters)
PM Narendra Modi with Japan PM Shinzo Abe during a meeting ahead of the G-20 summit in Japan on June 27.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 09:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Rezaul H Laskar and Sadiq Naqvi

The weaponisation of food is taking a new form. It could change warfare

Insect Allies, a defence programme, may enable attacks on an adversary’s food crops, with far-reaching impact
The programme opens up an avenue for the implementation of devious intent to squeeze an adversary, on an immediate basis (one growing season), in a precisely targeted way, of crops of importance(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan times)
The programme opens up an avenue for the implementation of devious intent to squeeze an adversary, on an immediate basis (one growing season), in a precisely targeted way, of crops of importance(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan times)
Published on Nov 19, 2019 07:43 PM IST
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By Manmohan Bahadur

CelebsPick: Great shows nobody is talking about!

Presenting 11 under-the-radar shows that are worth your time
These web series are sure to get you glued to your screens
These web series are sure to get you glued to your screens
Published on Nov 09, 2019 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh

Lost World War II British submarine found sunk off the coast of Malta

HMS Urge had been based with other submarines in Malta and had carried out several deadly missions when the British navy ordered it and rest of the flotilla to redeploy to Egypt because of a relentless German siege of the Mediterranean island.
The wreck of a British submarine, which vanished at the height of World War Two, has been discovered lying at the bottom of the sea off Malta(Reuters (Representative Image))
The wreck of a British submarine, which vanished at the height of World War Two, has been discovered lying at the bottom of the sea off Malta(Reuters (Representative Image))
Published on Oct 31, 2019 06:10 PM IST
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Valletta | By Reuters

One man had the answer for today’s troubles: Gandhi | Opinion

His humanism, blend of tradition and modernity, concern for the weakest are needed to deal with challenges
The injustices Gandhi fought against are still creating disparities in income, wealth, education, health, personal safety(REUTERS)
The injustices Gandhi fought against are still creating disparities in income, wealth, education, health, personal safety(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 06:57 PM IST
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By Renata Dessallien

Lucky is the country without a glorious history, writes Ramachandra Guha

What was notable about my trip to Canada was how little past achievements were invoked in the election campaign. No leader talked of Making Canada Great Again. Whosoever is the next PM is not going to promise to undo 800 years of slavery. Nor is he going to invoke World Wars I and II
The incumbent prime minister, a Liberal, was being accused of hypocrisy because of an act of casual racism he had once committed(REUTERS)
The incumbent prime minister, a Liberal, was being accused of hypocrisy because of an act of casual racism he had once committed(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 08:45 PM IST
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Mission mount 60: Virat Kohli’s next target - 6 batsmen who already average more than 60 in Test matches

Kohli is driven to keep churning out scores for his country and as such, his next target could be to breach the average of 60 in Test cricket.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli(PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 05:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

No talks with a gun to our heads: Jaishankar to Pakistan

At the same forum, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat cautioned the world against a retreat from globalisation, saying a global division of labour had been the driving force for world economic growth since the end of the second World War.
Heng said India’s youthful population could provide a significant advantage by propelling the digital economy but called for more investment in education.(HT image)
Heng said India’s youthful population could provide a significant advantage by propelling the digital economy but called for more investment in education.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 05:52 AM IST
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Singapore | By HT Correspondent

Winston Churchill’s grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party after defying Boris Johnson

The move against the Conservative Party grandee marks one of the most bizarre turns in the three-year Brexit crisis that has gripped a country once touted as a confident pillar of Western economic and political stability.
Conservative Member of Parliament Nicholas Soames made a move against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit.(Reuters photo)
Conservative Member of Parliament Nicholas Soames made a move against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit.(Reuters photo)
Published on Sep 04, 2019 09:45 AM IST
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London | By Reuters

World War II veteran Ray Woolley breaks own scuba diving record at 96

World War Two veteran Ray Woolley, who turned 96 on Aug. 28, plunged to a depth of 42.4 metres for 48 minutes, the event organisers said. He beat his previous record of 40.6 metres for 44 minutes.
Ray Woolley, diver and World War Two veteran, is seen before breaking a new diving record as he turns 96 by taking the plunge at the Zenobia, a cargo ship wreck off the Cypriot town of Larnaca.(REUTERS)
Ray Woolley, diver and World War Two veteran, is seen before breaking a new diving record as he turns 96 by taking the plunge at the Zenobia, a cargo ship wreck off the Cypriot town of Larnaca.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 08:10 AM IST
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