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Alexander III, Russian in full Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (born March 10 [Feb. 26, old style], 1845, St. Petersburg, Russia-died Nov.

My eyes opened to the lives of migrant workers in historical Dubai

Before moving to Dubai, I was overwhelmed with excitement at the thought of experiencing the glitz and glamour of

What happened at Naxalbari in May’67

When on May 25, 1967, a police party shot dead eight tribal women and three tribal men in the

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian nationalist who campaigned for Indian Independence. Under the tutelage of Gandhi, Nehru became India's

Henry Kissinger

A leading expert on international relations since the 1950s, Henry Kissinger was secretary of state under Presidents Richard Nixon

Bagbati massacre

Bagbati massacre refers to the cold blooded killings of more than 200 unarmed Bengali Hindus by the Al Badar,

Work, not sex? The real reason Chinese women bound their feet

It was an excruciatingly painful practice that maimed the feet of millions of Chinese girls and women for centuries

The united states of Myanmar?

Myanmar is to hold the second round of the 21st Panglong Union Peace Conference in its administrative capital, Nay

Mehmet III , Ottoman sultan

Sultan Mehmed III was born in Manisa, on 26th May 1566. His father was Sultan Murad III and his

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, was born in 1835, Qadian, India and died on May 26, 1908, Lahore, Pakistan. He was

British Guiana gains independence, becoming Guyana

The recorded history of Guyana can be dated back to 1499, when Alonso de Ojeda's first expedition arrived from

The Democratic Republic of Georgia is established

The Democratic Repub-lic of Georgia existed from May 1918 to February 1921 and was the first modern establishment of

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, KG, PC  was a Scottish nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great

How Ariana, her revealing stage outfits symbolize everything Islamists hate

Now that it seems likely the atrocity in Manchester was carried out by a freelance 'soldier' allied to Islamic

Sunil Dutt

Sunil Dutt, original name Balraj Dutt was born on June 6, 1929, Khurd village, Jhelum district, British India [now

Cyclones and storm surges in Bangladesh

24-25 May 1985 a severe cyclone hit Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali and coastal islands (Sandwip, Hatiya, and Urirchar). Maximum

Apollo program

The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by

The Oprah Winfrey Show

The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply as Oprah, is an American syndicated tabloid talk show that aired

Renewable energy: The future of power generation

Energy is the most basic form of the one most prominent necessity of human lives. From households to industries,

An enthralling season of European Football Leagues

The big names like Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Chelsea have won the titles in their respective football

My visit to Bulleh Shah's tomb

A few months ago, I had assigned a task to my students to bring in any poetic verse or

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 to 1901-the second longest

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky was a Russian and American poet and essayist. He was born on 24 May in Leningrad in

Muhammad Ali heavyweight boxing title

Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) was an American former heavyweight champion boxer and one of the greatest sporting figures of the

Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia

On May 24 - Eritrea, the northernmost province of Ethiopia that won a 30-year war for independence, formally declared

Margaret Thatcher becomes first PM to visit Israel

In 1986 Margaret Thatcher becomes 1st British Prime minister to visit Israel. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's three-day visit to

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