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Britain planned to assassinate Mussolini in 1943: Undisclosed documents


March 12th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12(ANI): Undisclosed documents in Britain's National Archives have disclosed that a plan was hatched to assassinate former Italian dictator Mussolini through a bomb raid on his headquarters in Rome by ... Read more...

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Britain’s Ministry of Defence to destroy all future UFO reports


March 1st, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Britain's Ministry of Defence is set on destroying all future UFO reports it receives so that it will not have to make them public, revealed a previously secret ... Read more...

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Reports of alien sightings to be binned in Britain


March 1st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Britain's defence ministry is fed up with mounting reports of alien sightings and says it will destroy all future reports in order to save staff time. Reports of sightings ... Read more...

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Shimla hosts Mahatma Gandhi photo exhibition


January 31st, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Jan 31 (ANI): A state-run museum Shimla has mounted an exhibition of rare photographs of Mahatma Gandhi to pay homage to the country's iconic freedom fighter on his 62nd death anniversary ... Read more...

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Thatcher preferred White Rhodesians immigrants to ‘non-white’ Vietnamese refugees


December 30th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tried to block the arrival of Vietnamese refugees, as she preferred white immigrants from Rhodesia or Poland over the non-white "boat people", ... Read more...

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Culture ministry fellowships for Indian, foreign scholars


November 25th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The culture ministry will award fellowships to Indian and foreign scholars for research projects in the fields of art, culture and heritage, Minister of State for Planning ... Read more...

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French spy described Hitler as ‘German Mussolini’ in 1924


November 21st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 21 (ANI): In 1924, a French spy had described Adolf Hitler as "the German Mussolini" who was "not an idiot but a very cunning demagogue," a recently discovered document has ... Read more...

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National Archives opens manuscripts to schoolkids


October 5th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) School children will get a rare opportunity to see and read old manuscripts and the letters of great Indian leaders, some dating back to 1748, with the ... Read more...

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Britain secretly offered 14-mn pounds to Gaddafi for withdrawing support to IRA


October 5th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Britain secretly offered to pay 14 million pounds to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi for withdrawing support to the Irish Republican Army.The Independent reports that the deal, worth ... Read more...

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UK Ministry of Defence’s bid for alien spaceship technology


September 20th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 20 (ANI): UK's Ministry of Defence had launched an investigation of thousands of UFO sightings in the 1990s in a bid to see if alien spaceship technology could advance engines ... Read more...

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MI5 spent over 10 yrs in fruitless hunt for Nazi Martin Bormann


September 1st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): British agents spent more than 10 years in the fruitless hunt for Adolf Hitler's trusted private secretary, Martin Bormann, following false reports that he survived the war, secret ... Read more...

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British wartime agents foiled Nazi plot before D-Day


September 1st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.1 (ANI): British agents foiled a desperate German plot to monitor troop movements just days before D-Day, according to newly-released MI5 files on the Nazis. During the Second World War, Iceland ... Read more...

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English merchant Weston was the first to land in North America after Columbus


August 28th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.28 (ANI): A Bristol merchant going by the name of William Weston was the first Englishman to set foot in North America, seven years after Christopher Columbus.Two years earlier, the Venetian ... Read more...

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‘Lemonhead’ alien tried to abduct two Brit schoolboys, say Govt. files


August 17th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): A lemonhead alien tried to abduct two schoolboys in Britain, according to the Ministry of Defence files.The pair said that the extra-terrestrial creature wanted to allure them into ... Read more...

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Nixon’s missing 18 minutes on Watergate tapes may soon be recovered


July 30th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Thanks to a keen-eyed amateur sleuth and modern crime-fighting technology, the political mystery of the missing 18 minutes of President Nixon's conversations on the Watergate tapes, could soon ... Read more...

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Pilots ordered to shoot down UFO


June 21st, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Secret UK government files released during the week reveal that two US fighter planes were scrambled and ordered to shoot down an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) over the English countryside during ... Read more...

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Disk drive with Clinton White House data disappears


May 20th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A disk drive containing one terabyte of data from President Bill Clinton's administration is being investigated as a possible theft.The hard drive went missing from a National Archives ... Read more...

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Lincoln’s favorite dish was Chicken Fricassee


February 17th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
This year the American's celebrated Abraham Lincoln, their 16th President's 200th birthday. Lincoln, born February 12, 1809, among the most admired and consequential American leaders and some place him at the top ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Birthday


February 11th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Two centuries after Abraham Lincoln's birth(on 12th February 1809), new Lincoln's coins are minted. Lincoln has become a subject of an avalanche of new books. Suddenly, everyone wants a piece of ... Read more...

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Obama determined to continue using BlackBerry


January 17th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Barack Obama is reportedly desperate to continue using his BlackBerry even after assuming office as the 44th President of the United States. If Obama retains his hand-held ... Read more...

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Becks great-great grandfather worked as a scavenger in London in 1911


January 13th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 13 (ANI): Ace footballer David Beckhams great-great grandfather, John, worked as a scavenger for the local council in Walworth, south-east London, while the latters son Edward drove carts in ... Read more...

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Soviet Union could have overrun UK in the 1970s


December 30th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.30 (ANI): Secret British Government papers have revealed that the country would have been overrun by the Soviet Union in the late 1970s. According to The Telegraph, the secret government papers ... Read more...

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Henry VIII’’s love letters to Anne Boleyn to be revealed online


November 17th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): Love letters written by King Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn, who later became his second wife, will soon be made available to the public for ... Read more...

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Ex-US pilot recalls being told to shoot down Brit UFO in 1957


October 21st, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): A former American pilot has revealed that more than 50 years ago, he was ordered to shoot down a UFO in British airspace. Recalling the event, 77-year-old Lieutenant Milton ... Read more...

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Passenger jet had near miss with UFO, claim experts


October 20th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 20 (ANI): Secret British Government documents, released for the first time, have revealed details of how a commercial jet almost collided with an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) over densely ... Read more...

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Secret BBC script from 1970s for nuclear apocalypse announcement released


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): A top secret BBC script for an announcement to be broadcast if the UK came under nuclear attack in the early 1970s has been released from files ... Read more...

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Kanti Singh visits National Archives of India


July 16th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 16 (ANI): Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Kanti Singh paid a visit to the National Archives of India today.She was received by Lov Verma, ... Read more...

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Britains 11,000 UFO sightings in 30 years set to go public


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Britains X-Files, which include reports of more than 11,000 Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO) sightings of the past 30 years, is set to be opened to the public ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s independence proclamation documents missing


June 18th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) Original documents on the formation of Bangladesh's government-in-exile during the freedom struggle against Pakistan in 1971 have been missing and successive regimes have done nothing to recover them, ... Read more...

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Smoking less dangerous than crossing roads: Ex-British PM


May 30th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, an enthusiastic pipe and cigar smoker, considered smoking far less dangerous than crossing the road, and claimed that there was no ... Read more...

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Preserving the minutiae of Indian diplomacy - digitally


May 20th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) They are filled with the minutiae of 60 years of Indian diplomacy. But now files that have remained under mothballs and layers of dust have ... Read more...

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Secret UFO files revealed to British public


May 14th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, May 14 (DPA) Secret files about the sighting of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) over Britain were opened to the public for the first time Wednesday, arousing anew the interest of "sceptics ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s US bathroom farce revealed


December 28th, 2007 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Margaret Thatchers visit to the United States as leader of Britain's main opposition Conservative Party in September 1977 took a comic turn when she got locked in a ... Read more...

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Magna Carta sold for $21.32m in New York


December 19th, 2007 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): A 13th century copy of the Magna Carta, an English royal document and symbol of freedom, has been sold for 21.32 million dollars in an auction at Sothebys ... Read more...

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Hitler’s ‘mail order’ art looting on display at Brit national archives headquarters


November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
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