World War I

  • Obama honours American WWI dead at Flanders Field 26-03-2014 11:12 AM

    Wesley Creech could no longer hide the darkness of his thoughts as he longed for his wife Carzetta and 5-month-old daughter Marie: "If I never see you and Marie any more in this life I hope to meet you in a Better Place," he wrote in a letter on Aug....
  • Lawmaker calls for end of ban on Sikh articles in US military 23-01-2014 11:04 PM

    A top American lawmaker on Thursday asked the Pentagon to end a ban on Sikh articles of faith including turban and beard in the US military, a long-standing demand of the Sikh-American community. In the wake of new Pentagon rules permitting limited religious accommodations, Congressman Joe Crowley requested the US...
  • World War I 'sacred soil' ceremony honours Indian soldiers 01-12-2013 05:05 PM

    The sacrifice made by thousands of Indian soldiers fighting for the British Army during World War I has been recognised as part of a ceremony London. "Sacred soil" from 70 WWI battlefields in Belgium, which arrived by warship to the UK, was laid at a memorial garden marking the 100th...
  • People's power - Anna Hazare was not the first 16-09-2011 10:58 AM

    The Magna Carta In 1215, fed up with King John losing his lands, men and money in France, the barons of England made a deal with him. They wanted to protect their liberties and privileges while limiting the king's powers. It was the first document that English subjects forced on...
  • CIA reveals invisible ink formula 20-04-2011 08:04 AM

    Washington: The CIA lifted the lid on one corner of the cloak and dagger world of World War I, declassifying six of the oldest secret documents in the US government archives, the agency announced Tuesday. The documents show top techniques used by spies, generals and diplomats to send secret messages...
  • US accuses Turkey of genocide during World War I 13-10-2007 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar tried to make up for some stupid captaincy with yet another excellent batting display, but you can't always make up for the kinds of error you are not expected to make after having been in the business for 20 years. Ryan McLaren sent down a perfectly...