In a democratic set up intrusion or invading anyone's privacy is extremely important. Here is a brief introduction to this topic.
Dubai is a business-friendly place and in case of an American or other you want to make good money, then Dubai is the place.
Sir CV Raman won the Nobel Prize in 1930 and was knighted by the king in 1929 for his discovery of the Raman effect a golden discovery in the field of optics.
Slavery is an aspect of American history that cannot be lived down.
The gun fight between Wyatt Earp, his brothers and Doc Holiday with the Cowboys is part of American history of the wild West
A journey leads to a mysterious love and an enigma is created of an apsara- minstrel from heaven.
If you are looking for a bride from the Orient there are sites available that will guide you but none of them is foolproof and the chances that you could be conned are bright ,if you are not alert
The latest Pentagon report brings out the `Chinese plan to replace the USA as a global power by 2049
Narendra Modi came to power with the slogan that he would change the face of India. He started on the right lines but with one stroke he has done a great disservice to 70% of Indians who subsist on farming by bowing to pressure from a minority and repealing the progressive farm laws.
The thugs of Central India were criminal gangs who believed in the Goddess Kali and believed the goddess sanctioned their killings
After the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban Pakistan appears next on the list as Imran Khan under siege signed the secret agreement with the banned terrorist organization,
The USS Indianapolis the ship that transported the Atomic bomb was forgotten after it sank at Leyte Gulf and the navy showed complete apathy as they were so euphoric of the success of the Atomic bombing and killing of of of 200000 defenseless civilians, letting over 500 sailors die in a watery grave
Mirza Ghulam Ahmed is the founder of the Ahmadiyya faith is a unique individual in the sense that he has a sizeable following and at the same time has profound theories which are unpalatable to many people.
AQI is cause for concern all over the world and the human race will have to address this problem.
For Catholics, this is an important day and its a good idea that others learn about it.It centres around Herod ordering the massacre of young children.
Muhammad Ali bids to be the greatest boxer in world history but he would never have been given this accolade if he had not fought big Joe Frazier
Nostradamus was an astrologer who lived during the Middle Ages. He is credited for having made many astrological forecasts but most of them are open to different interpretations.
The British government ordered the Indian army into Tibet in the fall of 1903 with an idea to increase British influence in Tibet. It made Britain the omni potent power in Central Asia.
The Department of Veteran affairs looks after all aspects of Veterans and also has a department that looks after cemeteries- National Cemetary Administration. It is now trying a cleanup act to see that confederate symbols that represent slavery and subjugation are minimized.
The TLP is on the warpath demanding the expulsion of the French ambassador and cutting up all trades and diplomatic ties with France. A violent agitation has now gripped the nation.
Yoga is an ancient Indian physical development that has spiritual overtones and can be integrity integrated with Tantra to achieve Moksh that is salvation
The French and the British lost their empires at the end of WW II and Hitlers role is significant. Read on.
On a recent visit to Mumbai, my friend suggested playing a game of golf or at least practicing the longshots at the Valley Shilp Golf Club located at Kharghar in New Bombay. it was a wonderful experience.
The cardinal rule for Mughal princes was 'Ya Takht, Ya Takhta' (the throne or the funeral pyre). The princes went to battle against their brothers, even their father, to become emperor,
The Nuremberg trials were a watershed in world history and are the benchmark of crimes against humanity
There are many books and articles available on operation Barbarossa the German invasion of Russia and most of them conclude that Hitler did not listen to his generals but these are not the facts and it is worth examining what really happened.
The Pakistan leadership is affected by a death wish where every leader after 1950 has either been either assassinated, shot dead, hanged, blown to smithereens, or exiled.
America the civil authority supersedes the military in all matters. Though it is good in everyday administration but in the real war when the military think tank is sidelined, the result will always be defeat.
A weird dream warns of a murder
Lord Krishna is the 8th Avatar of Vishnu and rules the three worlds
A tale of the power of the supernatural and the gift of the Lord Krishna
Dubai is the El Dorado of the East and its per capita income is more than the USA. Its a swell place to invest in a villa in Dubai to enjoy days of bliss in secular, friendly, and Luxury.
The American defeat in Afghanistan has an opened Pandora's box. At least 14 of the cabinet ministers in the Taliban cabinet are on the UNSC list as terrorists and four of them are those released by President Obama in a prisoner swap for a US Army deserter.
The Taj Dubai is part of the Tata Group and is a wonderful 5 star property in Dubai
After the end of World War II the USA has been involved in 3 major wars in Korea, Vietnam and now Afghanistan. This article discusses the capabilities of the US generals in charge and why they lost all 3 wars.
Victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan will give a new impetus to the drive to Talibanize Pakistan.
Pol Pot is one of the unique figures of world history. He brought killings and retribution on his own people. Even Adolf Hitler and Mao Tse-Tung did not indiscriminately kill their own people but Pol Pot did.
A tale of shadows that never leave you, if you have loved.
Lord Krishna is the reservoir of wisdom and knowledge and his message to the world is how to live life. The lord extols the immortality of soul and rebirth/reincarnation that remains the foundation of all Eastern religions. His birthday is celebrated as Janmashtami and will be on 30th September.
Bombay and Jinnah have a fond connection and his house is still there on Malabar Hill.
It’s a dishonorable end that weakens the U.S. standing in the world, perhaps irrevocably.
A tale of love that may or may not be true.
America may no longer in the years to come, be a white society for a variety of reasons.
Iqbal is a spy sent to America to help some Palestinians to carry out a terrorist act but he is eliminated.
"The First Soldier" examines Western media's myth that Hitler was an incompetent commander. Its revolutionary conclusions reveal the real Hitler.
Historians invariably assess Hitler as a commander by reverting to the fact that he was a corporal in the German army during World War I but this is a fallacious way of looking at the issue. There is much more to Hitler.
All over the world, 95 people are on death row for blasphemy. Of these, 80+ are from Pakistan, and out of these more than 50% are from the minorities who constitute just 3% of Pakistan's population.
Dame Murdoch's novel the Black Prince draws inspiration from Shakespeare's play and is a powerful statement that sex and god are interwoven.
Ancient Tibetan art is a fascinating subject. Ii revolves around the Buddha and his teachings. The art flourished for 1200 years but now with the occupation of Tibet by China and the crack on Lama Hood, Tibetan culture is threatened.
Vikram Seth an Indian writer matches the best writers in English of the 20th century. His novel 'An Equal Music' and other books stamps him as one of the great writers in the English language.
The Aston Martin is a British car company that is over a 100 years old and has a special niche in the field of luxury cars.
It's a wonderful book by Fleur Britten for the benefit of young girls and women and how to conduct themselves in the modern world.
The caste system is like an anchor around the neck of the Indian state and hits at the root of meritocracy and development and could well sow seeds that may have a calamitous effect on the Indian state.
The Perfumed Garden an ancient Arabic manual gives interesting foods that act as an aphrodisac.
One may well ask which is the most important part of a motorbike and I will have no hesitation saying that it is the tire because without it it cannot run.
A beautiful tail from the days of Raj and the birth of the Anglo- Indian community.
The creation of Pakistan could have been avoided but the British plan to divide and rule and ambitions of the 3 leaders, Jinnah, Patel, and Nehru allowed them to be manipulated by Lord Mountbatten, the Governor-general.
Detroit was a great city and centre of the auto industry but it is perhaps a symbol of what will happen in America, as it becomes a ghost town.
The Middle East is a very important region. It is however divided into its present shape by the Anglo-French agreement of 1916 known as the Spykes-picot agreement. It was carved out of the Ottoman-ruled area after the Caliphate collapsed at the end of WW I
Americans have left Afghanistan in a hurry and the effect is that American allies have realized that this is a nation that will not stand with its friends and at the first opportunity throw the towel and vanish.
It is a Tale of Passion by the British writer Ford Madox Ford. It is set just before World War I, it chronicles the tragedy of Edward Ashburnham, the soldier and his seemingly perfect marriage, along with that of his two American friends. It is one of the all-time great books.
Pandemic and no pandemic China Is the world leader in a lot of things and that includes Cars with a production that is more than the combined production of cars by the US and Japan.
When you are young love with something special but then many of times it vanishes like a dream.
Dionysus the god of wine has left a rich heritage
In the last meeting of the financial action task force Pakistan was confirmed in the grey list for supporting and financing terrorism.
A tale of a lover who claims his love.
Iraq fell out of the US orbit after a military coup by Lt Gen Kaseem in 1958 and after that despite an invasion by Bush America has lost everything in Iraq.
The last 48 hours of the war in 1971 that led to the surrender of 100,000 soldiers and liberation of Bngladesh makes fascinating story
Barbourville was the first skirmish of the civil war and led to a Confederate victory but it was a flash in the pan and the South ultimately lost
A car these days is an essential luxury but to keep it healthy there has to be a frequent change of engine oil.
The feud between Stalin and Trotsky makes a fascinating study and Stalin was the winner as he got Trotsky murdered.
Rachelle Bergstein brings readers along on a unique and delightful romp through the history of shoes, the women who wear them, and the profound impact they have on our lives.
The 'doctrine of necessity,' is an ancient Roman law that has never been used in any country in the 20th century but Pakistan Supreme Court has the distinction of having used this law to justify repeated military coups take over of Pakistan.
Stalin Is vilified in the West but in most places in the Far East and India, there is an undertone of admiration for him. Stalin also is a respected figure in Russia as well.
Buddhism grew from the body of Hinduism but is now a distinct religion and has many sects.
Rudeyard Kipling do a diehard British Supremacist had an Indian connection as he was born in Mumbai and wrote many stories about the India which he in his own way loved.
A tale of a man who loved that lit a fire for the future.
Mythology is interesting. The origin of the Tibetan race is another belief that has lasted for centuries though it can not be proved.
Pakistan is a theocratic state with Islam as the state religion. However, Pakistan is home to a thriving alcohol manufacturing industry that has churned out products that are sold in Pakistan as well as globally.
Two of the finest single malt scotch whiskey were gifted to me by an old flame and it is only after I tasted them that I realized what a treasure they were.
One of the most exclusive high-end bar in Dubai which will lead you to nirvana.
India is in the throes of a life and death struggle with the Wuhan virus having engulfed the nation and more than 300,000 infected every day. This perilous situation is matched by the ineptitude actions of Modi and the complete collapse of his leadership.
The allied invasion of Western Europe has been much hyped by Western historians but the fact is that the bulk of the Wehrmacht was facing the Eastern front. As a comparison, there were only 69 divisions facing the allies against 150 facing the Russians.
Knut Hamsun won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1920 and was a Nazi sympathizer while Romain Rolland won it in 1915 and was an admirer of Josef Stalin but both wrote monumental works that are now recognized as great literature.
General Yahya Khan had a distinguished military career and was chosen by General Ayub Khan to replace him as president of Pakistan but he proved unequal to the task and his failure to implement what he believed was right, led to the vivisection of Pakistan.
Oh verdict of guilty was handed to Derek Chauviin in the case of George Floyd and there is a possibility he could spend 40 years in jail.
Writing novels is a great way to leave footprints in time but it requires perseverance and a spark of genius which all of us have.
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan signals the 6th consecutive defeat after WW II and raises questions about America's commitment to its allies as well as signals the eclipse of the USA as a global power
James Joyce is one of the top writers of the English language and his book 'Ulysses' is considered the greatest novel of the 20th-century. He created the character of Molly and talking of me, I've been looking for Molly all my life
When cowboy and Western films were the staple diet of Hollywood, a star made a name for himself as a gunslinger. He was Lee Van Clef who has left enduring memories of his roles as the man with the gun on the wrong side of the law.
This the tale of a man who formed the elephant corp and has made history with their use during the battle of Burma against the imperial Army.
James Hadley Chase was an English writer. While his birth name was René Lodge Brabazon Raymond, he was well known by his various pseudonyms, including James Hadley Chase, He was one of the best-known thriller writers of all time.
Hindu Vedic astrology is as old as Hinduism and is almost 5000 years old. The greatest exponent of this form of astrology is the Saint Bhrigue who reportedly cost horoscopes of all people of the world and these horoscopes are even valid today.
On 31 August 1959, General KS Thimayya resigned from the post of army chief but within no time he took it back and generally created a sorry picture, considering that he had been appointed the Army chief while superseding two Sikh officers who were senior to him.
Ike Eisenhower had a secret love affair with his chauffeur, which was kept under wraps but now must be related. Justice must be done to the girl who gave so much to the general.
The Islamic State appears to have gone but it may come back because many still support this outfit, yet it is worth pondering that when these people ruled Iraq they played with hell and treated the captured women as merchandise.
Here is a real-life experience of shooting a panther in the jungles of central India.
Owning a tank is an exciting hobby but something that is not everybody's cup of tea because it costs big bucks.
The harem is part of history but it had its plus and minus points.
Love is like an ache and once your loved one goes away you have to climb this ladder of life.
This is a short tale of Indian Victoria Cross soldiers invited to the UK and the respect accorded to them.
The Russians and the Japanese bought a series of battles in 1939 in which the Japanese army was taught a lesson that they never forgot and had a deep bearing on their further conduct.
The Gita is the foremost Hindu scripture that imparts rare wisdom and has the basic belief of rebirth, reincarnation, and indestructibility of the soul.
The tale of the allotment of the queen of Sparta with Paris prince of Troy has held center stage for hundreds of years but there is a version by Herodotus that is at variance with the classical story.
Tarzan is the earliest superhero Who was more human than robotic. Created in 1912, the hero is still alive and popular
1971 war was a watershed in the world and Asian history. It marked the division of Pakistan and the creation of the state of Bangladesh at the same time it marked the death of the two-nation theory propounded by Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Richard Nixon visited China for seven days in 1971 in a bid to reach out and mollycoddle China and changed the course of world history. He also set the ball rolling for the downslide of the American global influence.
There's an old saying,"Fools rush in where angels fear to tread." This about sums up the first month of Joe Biden's presidentship. In his effort to erase the footprints of Donald Trump he has taken America downhill and climbing up is not going to be easy.
Swami Shraddhanand had his Ashram at a place called Nirmal Gaon close to Vasai in Bombay. The God man is no more but I had the privilege of interacting with him for 2 years. This is an account of his opinion on Hindu Babas who run to the west forgetting the need of destitute in India and Africa.
A thriller set during World War when an all-women team is parachuted into France in 1944 for action to support D- Day.
Obama was the first non-white President but he did not set the Thames on fire and after a brief interlude with the rightist Donald Trump, Joe Biden has won a suspect victory but does it auger well for America?
The Stanes High School is a gift of the raj and is 158 years old. This was my first school
Benito Mussolini was developing an inferiority complex with Hitler and set to assert his supremacy by invading Greece but he had to eat the humble pie
The Sikhs are a warlike race and helped the Raj prevail in India and the Empire all over the world.
A tale of a runaway boy and further developments that form the ingredients of a wonderful love affair.
The Modi government has failed to honor its pledge to approve One Rank One Pension and other perks as per the Bhagat Singh Koshiary report which was approved by two sessions of Parliament.
Impeachment trial of Donald Trump is over. He could not be convicted but his trial appeared to be a Kangaroo court and the purpose was to humiliate the president. It served no purpose and lowered American Prestige all over the world. It is also a pointer that America is imploding.
Charlie Higson is one of the rare breeds of writers who have made a name in many fields including creative writing, TV and Films.
HF-24 or the Marut is the first fighter-bomber powered by jet engines manufactured outside the so-called developed world. It had a two decades stint with the Indian Air Force.
The American empire is tottering just after 75 years and one of the reasons for its likely demise is its policies to destabilize the world and prop up unpopular and dictatorial regimes as well as exploit the other nations.
CC Hunter is an American writer who writes books with a supernatural theme. Her novel 'Taken at dusk' is true to her forte and is both thrilling and exciting.
All great empires in the world come to an end like the Ottoman Empire, the British Empire, and the Mughul empire. None of these empires was defeated but their demise was hastened as they imploded from inside. The USA is heading the same way.
The monsoon in India can lead to bizarre situations. This is one such tale.
A simple act of sending a money order to a Muslim Pir through a girl in the post office led to a romance to remember
On 7 September 1965, an air force Squadron Leader shot to smithereens an F104 in combat over Sargodha but he got no credit till the official history of the Pakistan AF was published which acknowledged this deed. Wheels turned in Air HQ and he was posthumously awarded the MVC.
Dubai is a gourmets paradise and the center of world cuisine
The Indian Air Force has a long connection with France. It started in 1957 with the induction of the Dassault Mystere. The plane was phased out in 1973.
Two forecasts by eminent astrologer and tarot card reader from India have forecast that by 2023 the presidency of Joe Biden will end and Kamala Harris will be president.
The farmer's education spearheaded by rich farmers has ulterior motives and supported by money from abroad and could lead to dire consequences if the ModI government does not show a firm hand.
The Germans open a front against Russia in the black sea to throttle the Soviets
Mao launched the 'Great Leap Forward' but he unleashed forces horses that he could not control. His death saw that jettisoning of all his policies
A short tale of a boy who carries out a rescue of a young girl astride a horse gone berserk
The Bombay film industry often referred to as Bollywood is second only to Hollywood in world Cinema. Madhubala was one of the most beautiful actresses to add adorn Bollywood and she was often compared to Marilyn Monroe.
John Wayne was one of the greats of Hollywood and a man with conviction and he needs respect not only as an actor but for his views including emancipation of the black man.
For Flynn was one of the greats of Hollywood but he died comparatively young maybe because of some excesses that he committed.
Rudolph Hess flew from Germany to Scotland with the misconceived notion of making a separate peace with Great Britain. It is one of the most bizarre events of World War II and the mystery still remains as to whether Hitler ordered him to go to Scotland or he went on his own initiative.
Taking a cue from the US president Donald Trump demonstrators entered capital Hill and ransacked the place. This never happened before but the French revolution took place in 1789 after hundreds of years and there is every possibility that this could be the start of a big upheaval.
Though duels have gone out of fashion, yet during the Battle of Stalingrad, a duel between a German and Russian sniper is worth remembering.
Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States but one has a feeling that he may not be the engine that slowly ebbs away the great power status of America.
The Jews constitute 5% of the population of Russia but the fact that cannot be denied is that they had a disproportionate share of the top echelon's of the Bolshevik revolution
When the Modi government passed three farm laws to streamline agriculture the farmers of Punjab were instigated to start an agitation. Accordingly, they blocked access to Delhi. Despite offers by the government, the aim was to try and derail the Modi government, After a defeat in the elections
The China VIRUS has spread like wildfire. One fact is that deaths per million are concerned the figures of the developed world is much higher than the poor nations of the world, a factor that has surprised scientists in the west, who had forecast a blood bath.
John Mathews was once again
War is a dynamic subject and there is always constant change. The second world war saw the blitzkrieg tactics of the Wehrmacht. The 21st-century has now seen the advent of the unmanned drone fitted with missiles and bombs. This has added a new dimension to warfare.
Alligators inhabit the warmer climates and are prevalent all over the world. They add luster to wildlife but can be dangerous as the Imperial army learned on the island of Ramree.
The Yasukuni war shrine is dedicated to the soldiers and generals who fought World War II. For the Japanese, it's a sacred place but without going into politics I can say it's a place worth visiting.
Makar Sankranthi is a festival in the Hindu calendar dedicated to the sun god(Surya)
When Germany was on its last legs and the Red Army was closing around Berlin, a peculiar phenomenon took place and a large number of Germans committed suicide for fear of falling into the hands of the Red Army. In a way, it was inevitable as they expected retribution for their conduct in Russia
India has signed $ 5.43 billion for the S400 Missile system despite opposition from the USA yet China which has the same system has already deployed it facing Ladakh. The Indian delivery will be delayed by 2 years and will commence at the end of 2021 and last for 5 years.
Good whiskey is normally associated with Scotland and Scotch as we are aware is top-of-the-line whiskey but now times are changing. The old colony of the UK, India is in the forefront of the best whiskeys in the world, and one that has caught the attention is Paul John from Goa.
Beer is a drink for the summer and a great antidote to the heat. It's a great cooler better still if you have a lovely companion with you.
Fascism is a distinct philosophy that originates among the deprived who need order from chaos.
Captain Ronnie was instructed to play a polo match at Jind but little was he to know that this would lead to a tumultuous but brief affair with a princess.
The "death rall" is an important event in Siam during world war when the Imperial army completed a project in record time but at a terrible human cost.
The Blue Division was Franco's sop to Hitler and took part in the invasion of Russia. It was withdrawn in 1943 but about 1500 volunteers remained behind and were known as the Blue Legion.
Hariti is a goddess in Buddhism who was ordained by the Buddha after he persuaded her to give up her passion for devouring children
Col Prithipal Singh Gill who served in the Indian Air Force, Navy, and Army has turned 100 and this is cause for celebration.
David Cordingly is an English naval historian and writer with a special interest in pirates. He has written many books and now at 82 is still active
The Battle of Cambrai, 1918 was a battle between troops of the British First, Third and Fourth Armies and German Empire.. The battle took place in and around the French city of Cambrai and heralded the much publicized Blitzkrieg tactics during WWII
The Chattanooga Campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War. This resulted in a decisive Union victory under General U Grant.
Changing or removing a gearbox from a car is possible. One can try it only for small cars for the larger cars its best left to the professional mechanic
The Russian revolution was a watershed in world history but yet 74 years after it collapsed even the Russians are a bit ashamed about talking about it. The facts that have emerged are that the revolutions driving force were the Jews with only Lenin being the non-Jew.
Sweden was neutral during World War II but many Swedes had sympathies with the Nazi regime and a few even joined the Waffen SS
Jet fighters have not got the fancy of the world during World War II mainly as the technology was still in the first phase but many jet fighters did appear towards the end of the war with the ME 262 the best of the lot.
There is very little chance that Trump will continue as president despite all the plans that he is making. A Joe Biden presidency means going back in time to what it was earlier. This was the time when the down slide of America had begun and many people outside feel it will be accentuated. now.
After Narendra Modi won the 2019 election the Congress party and the left were completely disillusioned were wondering what to do. Now they have jointly hatched a plan to instigate agitations against the Modi government and hope they can come back to power.
In the 1930s America was a terrible place for the black man and more so for a black man who had married a white woman. Thousands of blacks migrated to Russia to escape racial profiling. Most of them are now happily integrated in Russian society.
The Kama Sutra is recognized as one of the great works of erotic literature. The book was translated by Sir Richard Burton from the original Sanskrit. Despite the translation and the popularity of the book nothing much is known about the writer Vatsayana. He remains a shadowy figure
The battle of Crete is well known but here I shall discuss the blunder of choosing Crete and the inability of the German general staff to understand the importance of Gibraltar and Malta.
During the war in Russia the Russian army was hard-pressed and there was a shortage of manpower. Stalin approved woman pilots flying wooden planes to bomb the Germans in an effort to halt the offensive. It was a futile effort but brought home to the Germans that the enemy was not going to give up.
The Mogul emperor Akbar shifted from Delhi to Fatehpur Sikri about 160 km from Delhi and built his palace there. He abandoned the place in 1586 due to shortage of water.
Joe Biden at 79 will become the oldest president of the United States. He belongs to the Democratic party and it is worth examining what was the contribution of the last Democratic president namely Barack Obama.
Despite some hiccups, Biden will be the President of the USA but he is touching 79 and at that age men generally play safe. Ever heard of a revolutionary at the age of 80? Chances are he will do the tango with China to get some benefits so that he can win another election. Shades of Bahadur Shah.
Dubai is like El Dorado the city of gold in the east. It is one of the richest cities in the world and an example to other nations as to how to make gold from nothing
The Luftwaffe had a rebirth in 1935 when Adolf Hitler abrogated the treaty of Versailles. However, after 1941 the influence of the Luftwaffe waned and towards the end of the war, it was negligible. The basic mistake was in handing over command of the Luftwaffe to Reich Marshall Goering
The Imperial army occupied Nanking also called Nanjing during 1937-38 and unleashed a fury unseen even under Attila the Hun.
Azerbaijan has won the war against Armenia and it's a new facet of warfare emerged as Azerbaijan Army never came face to face with Armenia Army and only relied on Drone warfare to smash Armenia to submission
Apart from being a lucky general who ultimately lost all his battles, he was a poor human being who impregnated Walburga Stemmer and went on to marry another girl.
Joe Biden has won but it's not a cut and dried victory and the new president-elect has to show statesmanship and explain to Americans how he is going to tackle Covid crisis in America and the China factor. How he is going to ensure Americans have a better life and not play second fiddle in the World
The island of Malta was a thorn in the axis plan for domination and plans were drawn up by Hitler and Mussolini to invade the island but a changing scenario and lack of priority resulted in the invasion being cancelled.
The American election is on and it is not sure who is going to win. It could be Joe Biden or Donald Trump but is the world really concerned about who wins? as both, are past their prime and it requires a superhuman effort to face up to the dragon. Have both got the G for it?
The German parachute brigade was called in for the last time to secure vital bridges ahead of the advance of the German Panzer divisions but it was a futile exercise as the panzers never made it forward.
I love affair in the city of Madras with a Brahmin girl ended the way it had to as Lord Krishna had willed it.
Though the war ended on eighth me yet to submarines of the German navy surfaced many months later of the Argentina coast and surrendered creating a mystery as to what they were doing all these months.
Election fever is hotting up but along with the election, there is another important social-economic aspect and that is the color problem. America will elect a new president but how will it solve the racial and religious problem?
Otto Skorzeny was the most chequered secret agent and commando. The man who not only rescued Mussolini but also after the war helped Mossad and maybe was the Soviet double agent. You can't get a more adventurous man then Otto Skorzenhy
The battle of Nordwind was part of the Battle of the Bulge and it petered out but not before the prowess of the German Tiger tank became apparent in its combat with the Sherman tanks
Single malt is supposed to be the topmost scotch and is native to Scotland but India which for decades was part of the British Empire has got experts from Scotland to manufacture among the best single malt whiskey in the world.
About 900 soldiers of the imperial army were trapped in the swamps of the island of Ramree which were infested with salt water crocodiles. Only 500 survived.
The home of the Tiger is India but their numbers are dwindling. The tiger also can turn into a man-eater and in that case, he is a very menacing animal.
Ninth Army had been defeated in the battle of Berlin and it regrouped in a pocket south of the city, It was soon surrounded by the Red Army, and to avoid capture it made a desperate attempt to break out towards the American lines and in the bargain disobeyed the order of Hitler.
Every country has its share of renegades and the second world war did see a few Americans who became part of the SS though a George Washington Legion never existed.
The Indian government entered into a deal with Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors in March 1986 for the purchase of 400 howitzer guns of 155 mm make at a cost of Rs 1,437 crore. It stirred a huge political controversy in India and the Nehru-Gandhi family was accused of profiteering.
Hitler's Indian Regiment was a coup by the Germans and completely surprised the British. The legion was raised with the ostensible object of fighting in India but with the collapse of the North African campaign the dream collapsed and the Legion was used for duties in France and Italy.
The Japanese occupied the Andaman Islands from 1942 to 45 and their occupation continued even after the surrender of Japan on 15th August 45 till October 45'
The quest to free India from British rule led a batch of 46 volunteers to train with the Japanese Air Force at their academy. They could not complete the training as the two atomic bombs brought about the surrender of Japan.
The Channel Islands just close to the Normandy coast were the only British de jure area that was occupied by the Germans for five years.
The MIG 29 appeared nearly 4 decades back and still very much on the scene.
Field Marshal Paulos surrendered on 31 January 1943 but he refused to ask troops still fighting to surrender and about 11000 German troops continued a fanatical fight for another two months in pockets.