Ten interesting facts about hockey legend Dhyan Chand
Ten interesting facts about hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.

Austria bans Nazi numbers, letters of IS on car plates

Austrian authorities banned as of Thursday, writing letters and numbers to indicate neo-Nazi or the Islamic State codes in personalised car number plates, including the SS and IS and numbers 18 and 88.

Mumbai Mayor claims her comment on Modi was distorted

Under fire for allegedly comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the German dictator Adolf Hitler, Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar on Tuesday said her comment had been twisted by "detractors".

Queen Elizabeth's childhood ''Nazi salute'' stirs British mania for monarchy

A grainy 82-year-old image of a seven-year-old Elizabeth offering what appears to be a brief Nazi salute has touched some of Britain`s deepest obsessions: a mania for monarchy and a fascination with World War Two.

Buckingham Palace slams images of Queen`s Nazi salute as child
Buckingham Palace slams images of Queen`s Nazi salute as child

Buckingham Palace voiced disappointment after a British newspaper on Saturday published images showing a young Queen Elizabeth II giving a Nazi salute in the early 1930s.

Telegram sent to Hitler by his deputy may fetch 15,000 pounds
Telegram sent to Hitler by his deputy may fetch 15,000 pounds

 The infamous telegram which Hitler's deputy sent to the German dictator, asking him if he could take over the Nazi party in last days of the World War II, is expected to fetch 15,000 pounds at an auction.

German authorities seize tank, other WWII weapons in raid

Authorities seized a 45-ton Panther tank, a flak cannon and multiple other World War II-era military weapons in a raid on a 78-year-old collector's home in northern Germany, prosecutors said on Friday.

Japan asks Unesco to recognise work of ''Japanese Schindler''

 Japan has requested UNESCO to include in its Memory of the World Register, the work of Chiune Sugihara, a diplomat famously known as "Japanese Schindler" for saving 6,000 Jews from Holocaust, Japanese media reported on Friday.

Dutch man claims to have located Hitler's 50m pounds treasure

London, Jun 12 (PTI) A Dutch violin maker claims to have found the exact spot where Adolf Hitler's treasure worth 50 million pounds is buried after cracking a code hidden in a sheet of wartime music.

Austrian newspaper prints Nazi death notice, apologises

A major Austrian newspaper has apologised for printing a death notice that carried the Nazi storm troop rank of the deceased.

German police find missing sculptures made for Hitler

German police said they recovered bronze sculptures and granite reliefs made for Adolf Hitler`s imposing Reich Chancellery that have been missing for years.

Poland recalls dark side of WWII victory

Poland on Thursday marks 70 years since the end of World War II, with an emphasis on the dark side of history: that victory over Nazi Germany triggered 45 years of Soviet domination.

Long-delayed Nazi museum to open in `home of the movement`

 Munich will open a museum on the former site of the Nazi party headquarters Thursday, in a long overdue reckoning with the German city`s status as the "home of the movement".

Evil resident: Hitler birth house haunts Austrian town

"Every year it`s the same circus," mutters a resident at the sight of dozens of anti-fascist protesters stomping toward a large weatherworn building in the small northern Austrian town Braunau am Inn.

WWII German surrender order on sale in New York

Marooned on a naval base in northwest Germany, pinned down by advancing Allied forces and Adolf Hitler dead, the last leader of the Third Reich hammered out the surrender order.

DNA: Analysis of Adolf Hitler's rule in Germany

Adolf Hitler led the German Nazi party and ruled Germany from 1934 to 1945. His aimed was to eliminate Jews from Germany and was responsible for the holocaust and unprecedented slaughter.

Hitler watercolor to go under hammer in US

 A still-life watercolor painting of flowers by a young Adolf Hitler will be sold at auction in Los Angeles this week, organizers announced Monday.

Winston Churchill still looms large over Britain of 2015

Fifty years after Winston Churchill`s death, the wartime prime minister remains a touchstone of British political life -- and a reminder of a faded age of global influence.

BJP will win two-thirds majority in Delhi polls: Amit Shah
BJP will win two-thirds majority in Delhi polls: Amit Shah

After his strategy bore rich dividends in the in the General Elections last year, the Delhi Assembly polls 2015 are being seen as the next big assignment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah. But the man recognised as the 'Chanakya' of BJP says he hasn't taken any election lightly and his mantra remains 'maximum seats with maximum margin.'

'The Final Solution': Auschwitz survivors relive atrocities, 70 years on

 The piercing screams of a woman electrocuted on a barbed wire fence, children sent to the gas chambers and the constant threat of death: Auschwitz survivors recall life in the world`s most notorious death camp with remarkable clarity.