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Today, however, more than 70 years after Indian independence in 1947, few Raj-era survivors remain. Malaysia's first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman, declares his country's independence from British rule in August 1957. British residents there at independence were given leave to stay permanently.

While Discovery Bay International School celebrates Diwali every year, with participation from the entire school, Indian Independence Day celebrations at Bayside Dental are open to everyone, as are the haathmaag gatherings. As for the general reaction to the saree-pacters' very visual celebration of their ...
North Korea sent items used in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs to Syria along with missile technicians in violation of UN sanctions, as well as banned ballistic missiles systems to Myanmar, UN experts said. The panel of experts monitoring sanctions against North Korea said its ...
A former soldier who had a grudge against dog-walkers has been convicted of murdering a pensioner he had never met. Alexander Palmer attacked 83-year-old Peter Wrighton from behind with a knife before dragging his body under brambles on August 5 last year. Mr Wrighton had been walking his two dogs, a mongrel ...
Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. In the Note Verbale, which is a diplomatic ...
Azad was part of Indian independence movement but after the suspension of non-cooperation movement by Mahatma Gandhi, he joined Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) founded by Ram Prasad Bismil and later reorganised the HRA under its new name of Hindustan Socialist Republican Army ...
As mentioned in the previous blog, in his keynote address at Sahitya Akademi's national seminar on '70 years of Indian Independence: Literary Portrayals', Professor Harish Trivedi argued that while Independence and Partition both happened in 1947, literary portrayals of those years are less inclined to ...
Indias National Academy of Letters organised a national seminar on "70 Years of Indian Independence" on Friday as part of its ongoing Festival of Letters. Eminent scholars and writers presented their views on the literary portrayals that have found light of the day over the past seven decades. In one of the ...
In the first teaser for Gold, Reema Kagti's upcoming sports drama set in 1946 in British India, Akshay Kumar's character describes himself as a “crazy Bengali” who is madly in love with two things: hockey and India. He also declares that he is the only man who can put together a team of hockey players that ...


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