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Noted historian AK Narain passes away

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 18:43

Internationally acclaimed historian and archaeologist A K Narain passed away here today after a brief illness.

Karnow, Vietnam reporter-historian, dies at age 87

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 10:44

Stanley Karnow, the award-winning author and journalist wrote a definitive book about the Vietnam War.

US historian Peter Heehs gets 1-year visa extension

Last Updated: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 00:14

Heehs, whose visa will expire on April 15, had applied for extension of his stay before the Puducherry Foreigner Regional Registration Officer.

Noted historian RS Sharma dead

Last Updated: Sunday, August 21, 2011, 13:23

Noted historian RS Sharma, 92, died at a private nursing home in Patna on Saturday after brief illness.

Noted historian hails India`s pluralism at Oxford

Last Updated: Friday, June 17, 2011, 21:24

Noted historian Ramachandra Guha said today the country has defied convention by forming a geographically vast nation-state on the basis of pluralism and multiplicity of languages, ethnicities and cultures.

Textbook row: Historian declines to join review panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 15:12

Eminent historian MGS Narayanan has declined to join the three-member panel set up by the Kerala Govt to review the controversial social science textbook for the 10th standard which has raised the hackles of the Catholic church.

Akbar was a colourful man: Belgian historian

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 13:52

Akbar was fundamentally an eclectic, a rationalist as well as a mystic.

Lithuanian historian quits after Holocaust article

Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010, 23:15

A Lithuanian historian quit his civil service job on Thursday after seven ambassadors from fellow European nations accused him of denying the Holocaust.

American historian receives Norway`s Holberg Prize

Last Updated: Thursday, June 10, 2010, 11:29

Natalie Zemon Davis accepted the prize for her narrative approach to history.

Eminent Naval historian passes away

Last Updated: Thursday, September 03, 2009, 18:55

Former Naval Vice-Chief Admiral (Retd) G M Hiranandani died of heart attack at Malakkara village near Chengannur, 117 km from Thiruvananthapuram, in Kerala`s Alappuzha district.