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  • Bednarski’s documentary pays homage to Jews victimised during WW II

    Bednarski’s documentary pays homage to Jews victimised during WW II

    Coinciding appropriately with this year's event is the DW DocFilm The Warsaw Ghetto: Memories of Horror, a touching film about the suffering that Jews had to undergo at the hands of the Nazis. The documentary was screened virtually by the India International Centre, New Delhi.

    February 19, 2021
  • China’s compulsions

    China’s compulsions

    The external affairs situation is gearing itself into a remarkable opportunity for New Delhi to regain what we lost in 1962 and before. It is as if many a planet is positioning itself to assist India

    August 22, 2020
  • A fragmented world

    A fragmented world

    Globalisation is overwhelmingly a technological and economic process while fragmentation is primarily political. Even though they take place in different spheres, it is often assumed that there is a relationship between the two

    August 12, 2020
  • UFOs and ghosts in the mind-machine

    UFOs and ghosts in the mind-machine

    This is a cosmos of 31 planes of existence, with uncountable universes arising and passing away, of realities not yet known to conventional science but clearly known to minds that experience subtler realities beyond the limited mundane.

    July 29, 2020
  • Entertainment industry bids adieu to legends Milton Quon, Sid Ramin

    Entertainment industry bids adieu to legends Milton Quon, Sid Ramin

    During World War 2, Milton Quon headed a team of artists to work on the illustrations for repair manuals for its planes after which he had returned to Disney and worked in the publicity/promotions department.

    July 3, 2019
  • Hitler’s globe sold for USD 65,000 at US auction

    Hitler’s globe sold for USD 65,000 at US auction

    A personal globe belonging to German dictator Adolf Hitler has been sold for USD 65,000 at an auction in the US. The personal terrestrial globe, a unique relic, was taken as a souvenir from Hitler’s residence at Berchtesgaden in Germany on May 10, 1945 by John Barsamian, an American soldier at the end of the …

    October 4, 2017
  • Angelina Jolie’s film ‘Unbroken’ sequel in works

    Angelina Jolie’s film ‘Unbroken’ sequel in works

    A sequel to the 2014 war film Unbroken is in development from director Harold Cronk. The follow-up, titled Unbroken: Path to Redemption will be produced by Matt Baer, who also backed the original film, according to sources. Unbroken, about tortured World War II veteran Louis Zamperini, was directed by Angelina Jolie and featured Jack O’Connell as Zamperini, …

    September 6, 2017
  • WWII Navy chief reunited, in spirit, with his ship’s bell

    WWII Navy chief reunited, in spirit, with his ship’s bell

    A Navy chief who died saving his shipmates during the attack on Pearl Harbor has been reunited, in spirit, in Rhode Island with the bell from his ship. The hall where the Navy’s senior enlisted-leaders study in Newport is named for Chief Peter Tomich; his picture and a Medal of Honor are displayed in the …

    September 25, 2016
  • Remembering Bibhuti Bhusan

    Remembering Bibhuti Bhusan

    An outstanding chronicler of nature and rural life, not to mention tales of the unseen, Bibhuti Bhusan Bandopadhaya was part of the literary trio who dominated the world of Bengali letters after the passing of Rabindranath Tagore. The other two of this triumvirate were Tarashankar Bandopadhaya and Manik Bandopadhaya. Bibhuti Bhusan and Tarashankar were great …

    September 18, 2016