World War II

Documents show no coverup in submarine sinking: US Navy Skipper 

The Thresher was the first of a new class of attack submarines that could travel farther and dive deeper than any previous sub.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Uttarakhand government increases pension given to World War II soldiers, widows

CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said that financial assistance of Rs 50,000 will be given to candidates who pass NDA and CDS written tests to help them prepare for the viva.

published on : 26th July 2021

Explained: How Tokyo Olympics brings back controversy around Japan's rising sun flag

Several Asian countries say the flag is a reminder of Japan’s wartime atrocities, and is comparable to the Nazi swastika.

published on : 23rd July 2021

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since World War II

The decrease for both Black Americans and Hispanic Americans was even worse: three years.

published on : 21st July 2021

'Peaky Blinders' actor Paul Anderson to star in WWII action movie 'Immortal'

Actor Paul Anderson, well-known for starring as Arthur Shelby in Peaky Blinders, has been roped in to star in the upcoming WWII action movie Immortal.

published on : 14th June 2021

Seoul court rejects slave labour claim against Japanese firms

Relations between Seoul and Tokyo have been strained since South Korea's Supreme Court in 2018 ordered Nippon Steel and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to compensate Korean forced laborers.

published on : 7th June 2021

US Dept of Defense joins NFSU in search of 400 personnel missing since WW II

National Forensic Sciences University was recently given the status of an Institution of National Importance and is the world''s first and only university dedicated to Forensic and allied sciences.

published on : 30th May 2021

South Korean court rejects World War 2-era sexual slavery claim against Japan

The Seoul court ruled that the Japanese government should be exempt from civil jurisdiction under the principles of international law, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.

published on : 21st April 2021

Prosecutors seek fine from Russian government critic Alexei Navalny for defaming WWII veteran

Navalny was arrested last month upon returning from Germany, where he spent five months recovering from a nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

published on : 16th February 2021

Germany moves to eradicate lingering World War II era-Nazi laws

Germany has already reformed several Nazi-era laws over the years, including the infamous Paragraph 175 that criminalised sex between men, and was repealed in 1994.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Seoul court orders Japan to compensate 12 Korean sex slaves

Japan immediately protested the ruling, maintaining that all wartime compensation issues were resolved under a 1965 treaty that normalized their ties.

published on : 8th January 2021

UN at 75 faces worst crisis since WW-II; India reaches out to virus-hit planet

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres described the COVID-19 pandemic as "the greatest crisis of our age" that plunged the world into an acute health and economic crisis.

published on : 24th December 2020

French police seize tonnes of World War II weapons and ammunition, detain suspected arms trafficker

The judicial police said that a raid last Friday in the city of Annecy netted a tonne of hunting ammunition and 300 kilogrammes of ammunition for military weapons, as well as nine pistols.

published on : 16th December 2020

UA Khader story: Pain and anguish of a Burmese boy found solace in myths of ‘Thrikkottur’

Haji had been running a shop in Burma and Khader was born out of wedlock with a local woman Mamaidi on November 16, 1935 at Billeen.

published on : 13th December 2020

World War II veteran beats COVID-19, marks 104th birthday

McDonald said her grandfather, who served as a private first class in the Army before going on to a postwar career with US.

published on : 4th December 2020
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