Articles about First World War

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

22 Aug 2020

World
Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.

ICC rejects BCCI's appeal, says no Army-insignia on Dhoni's gloves

07 Jun 2019

Sports
ICC rejects BCCI's appeal, says no Army-insignia on Dhoni's gloves

In a new development, the ICC has rejected the BCCI's plea to allow former Indian skipper MS Dhoni to don wicket-keeping gloves with Army insignia.

Dhoni asked to remove Army-insignia from gloves, BCCI to appeal

07 Jun 2019

Sports
Dhoni asked to remove Army-insignia from gloves, BCCI to appeal

Former Indian cricket team skipper MS Dhoni has been embroiled in a controversy at the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

Delhi: Prime Minister Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial tomorrow

24 Feb 2019

India
Delhi: Prime Minister Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National War Memorial near India Gate tomorrow.

PM Modi inaugurates museum to mark Subhash Bose's 122nd birth-anniversary

23 Jan 2019

Delhi
PM Modi inaugurates museum to mark Subhash Bose's 122nd birth-anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort to mark the leader's 122nd birth anniversary.

France: New statue commemorates role of Indian soldiers in WWI

11 Nov 2018

World
France: New statue commemorates role of Indian soldiers in WWI

A new statue commemorating the role of Indian soldiers in World War I was unveiled in the town of Laventie in France today to mark Armistice Day when the war ended in 1918.

PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1

11 Nov 2018

India
PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I and said the country reiterates its commitment towards world peace so that the trail of death and destruction caused by wars doesn't occur.

These words are turning 100 this year

25 Mar 2018

World
These words are turning 100 this year

A century ago, the 'First World War' ended. Most would assume the phrase was coined after there was a second.

After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean

18 Sep 2017

World
After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean

Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma may have to bear the brunt of another powerful storm.