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- The National WII Museum plans to premier its Expressions of America show next November, on Veterans Day 2022. It will use music, art installations and projections of what the museum calls “living murals” on the various facades of the expansive museum in downtown New Orleans.
Published on Nov 27, 2021 07:46 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, New Orleans
Australian immigration has been at its lowest since World War II because of pandemic restrictions. The education sector fears that students will enroll in other countries unless Australia opens its border to them soon. Hence, skilled migrants and international students to enter before tourists
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 11:28 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Canberra
In a renewed propaganda push, the Taliban are attempting to solidify their control in Afghanistan by releasing a series of footage that show the insurgents donning US-made tactical gear
Published on Aug 22, 2021 01:57 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
US recover 17 funeral scrolls, manuscripts and other historic records that were to go on auction in New York City. The items were traced to Jewish communities in Romania, Hungary, Ukraine and Slovakia that were ransacked during Nazi rule in World War II
Updated on Jul 24, 2021 08:12 AM IST
A Dutch court on Wednesday rejected a restitution case brought by heirs of a Jewish family that originally owned a painting by Wassily Kandinsky that was bought by the city of Amsterdam at an auction in 1940.
Published on Dec 16, 2020 06:44 PM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kale
Col Prithipal Singh, World War 2 veteran and only officer to serve in army, navy, air force, turns 100
Retired Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill was born in pre-Independent India’s Patiala in 1920. The defence veteran has served in World War II, the Indo-Pak War of 1965, and as a sector commander with Assam Rifles in Manipur.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
35-year-old Rania Kataf creates a digital archive of the buildings of Old Damascus, Syria’s war-torn capital, after being ‘inspired by European photographers who tried to document buildings in their cities during the Second World War so architects could later rebuild part of them’
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Damascus |Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
About 13,000 residents were evacuated from the city’s Gallus district and trains were stopped from running through the area as Hesse state experts went to work on the bomb.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 10:51 PM IST
Berlin |Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
The Russian-drafted resolution was adopted by consensus after the 193-member assembly voted 54-40 with 45 abstention to eliminate a paragraph in the text that Germany, the U.S. and many European and Western nations objected to.
Published on Nov 06, 2020 06:07 AM IST
United Nations |Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
What was true at Bretton Woods, where allies at the end of World War II gathered to create the institutions that would use economic cooperation to prevent future conflicts, remains true today.
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 05:07 PM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
On the reading list this week is a volume that takes Kipling’s Jungle Book forward, one that looks at how China’s reassessment of the experience of WWII is nurturing a new nationalism, and a book on traditional Indian literary criticism
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 05:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
It seeks to protect the diversity of innovation, harness entrepreneurial potential, steer change
Published on Oct 07, 2020 09:45 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again hit out at China and said that though it has been 75 years since the end of World War II, once again the world is engaged in a great global struggle due to China virus.
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Washington |Asian News International | Posted by Niyati Singh
A woman in her 90s who has seen so much gives her take on the pandemic.
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 02:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Mayank Austen Soofi
The $3.3 trillion figure is more than triple the 2019 shortfall and more than double the levels experienced after the market meltdown and Great Recession of 2008-09.
Published on Sep 03, 2020 08:12 AM IST
Washington |Associated Press: Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
Japanese media reported the latest drop was the worst since World War II. But the cabinet office said comparable records began in 1980. The previous worst contraction, a 17.8% drop, was in the first quarter of 2009, during the global financial crisis.
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 12:51 AM IST
Tokyo |Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
Donald Trump’s suggestion was part of his ongoing opposition to broadening the use of mail-in voting that is being actively discussed to encourage people to cast their votes in the polls.
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Washington |Yashwant Raj
The funds “support the authorities’ efforts in addressing the challenging health situation and severe economic impact of the Covid-19 shock,” the Washington-based lender said in a statement Monday.
Published on Jul 28, 2020 12:20 AM IST
Radhika Apte stars in A Call To Spy with Sarah Megan Thomas and Stana Katic. It is about three female spies who worked for Winston Churchill during the World War II.
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Entertainment Desk
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.
Published on Jun 23, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Moscow |Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Glamour magazines have stood up in times of crisis, right from the times of the World War II. Here’s how they are making strong, stylish statements of substance yet again.
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 01:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Sujata Assomull
The Russian President, in an article titled “The Real Lessons of the 75th Anniversary of World War II,” talks about who is to blame for starting the war.
Updated on Jun 19, 2020 10:21 AM IST
Moscow |Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
Reports in April 1944 mention her arrival in India with her accompanist Len Edwards for the entertainment of troops when they were fighting the Japanese advance, particularly in the north-east. She was in colonial Calcutta for a week before going to the north-east.
Updated on Jun 18, 2020 09:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
Only limited numbers of people will be allowed in when the Eiffel Tower opens again on June 25. Elevators to the top will be out of service, and only the first and second floors will be accessible to the public.
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Paris |Associated Press
A formal announcement could come this week. “We’ve received a proposal and we’re reviewing it,” Richard Azzopardi, a spokesman for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, wrote in an email.
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 08:19 AM IST
California |Associated Press
The 10-tonne metal landmark will emerge from its longest closure since World War II with limited visitor numbers at first, and face masks mandatory for all over the age of 11, said the Eiffel Tower website.
Published on Jun 09, 2020 09:14 PM IST
Paris |Agence France-Presse
Owing to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, advanced economies will see growth falling 7% in 2020, while emerging economies as a group, which includes India, will see a growth decline of 2.5% this year, the World bank has said.
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 12:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Zia Haq
Compared to last year, when many tens of thousands came to the northern French beaches of Normandy to cheer the dwindling number of veterans and celebrate three-quarters of a century of liberation from Nazi oppression, the coronavirus lockdown turned this year’s remembrance into one of the eeriest ever.
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 04:32 AM IST
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France |Associated Press
Historically significant documents related to the second World War, including “the document that forced the surrender of Nazi Germany”, will go under the hammer at a live auction next week.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 01:18 PM IST
New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service | Posted by Saumya Sharma
The drastic dip in emissions should be used as a moment to imagine a new world
Updated on May 21, 2020 06:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent