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Price controls: Remedy worse than malady

The wise, they say, learn from the mistakes of others, while fools learn from their own mistakes. Our political masters refuse to learn any sensible lesson.

May 10, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

Secret Martin Luther King Jr. document included in JFK files

US President Donald Trump`s administration has released a new batch of documents about President John F. Kennedy`s assassination that included a secret FBI analysis which portrayed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in a negative light.

Nov 04, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

US releases new trove of secret John F Kennedy assassination files, no CIA link to assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

A new batch of files, mostly secret CIA records, related to the November 1963 assassination of US president John F Kennedy was released by the National Archives on Friday.

Nov 04, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Will release all JFK files to end 'conspiracy theories': Trump

Trump said this in a tweet a day after the National Archives, at his direction, released more than 2,800 secret files related to the assassination of Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Oct 28, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

Will release all John F. Kennedy assassination files to put conspiracy theories to rest: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said that he would see to the release of all documents into the assassination of John F. Kennedy, with some redactions, in order "to put any and all conspiracy theories to rest", the media reported.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Donald Trump says he'll allow release of Kennedy assassination files

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will allow long blocked secret files on the assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time.

Oct 22, 2017, 06:01 AM IST

Donald Trump says he`ll allow release of John F Kennedy assassination files

The November 22, 1963 assassination -- an epochal event in modern US history -- has spawned multiple theories challenging the official version that Kennedy was killed by a lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald.

Oct 21, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Top US boarding school details decades of sexual abuse

An elite US boarding school that educated the likes of John F Kennedy, Michael Douglas and Ivanka Trump has released a report detailing decades of alleged sexual abuse.

Apr 15, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

Children's Day special: Sporting stars join celebrations with epic tweets

India celebrate Children's Day on November 14, coinciding with the birth anniversary of country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Nov 14, 2016, 17:16 PM IST

New York's JFK airport in chaos amid reports of possible shooting

Travellers have been evacuated from two terminals at John F Kennedy International airport in New York following reports of a possible shooting.

Aug 15, 2016, 09:08 AM IST

When Jawaharlal Nehru rejected US' help to fulfil India's NSG dream

"If Jawaharlal Nehru had accepted the US' offer, 50 years later India would not have to yearn to enter into the Nuclear Suppliers Group."

Jun 13, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Renowned French brothel keeper Madame Claude dies

 Madame Claude, considered France's most famous brothel keeper whose clients were said to include John F Kennedy and Marlon Brando, has died.

Dec 23, 2015, 04:28 AM IST

Kennedy killer's photo authentic: Study

The findings refute continued claims that the photo was faked because Oswald's pose was physically implausible.

Oct 19, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

1962 Indo-China war: 'Kennedy was planning $500 mn military aid package for India'

In the aftermath of 1962 Indo-China war, the then John F Kennedy administration was planning a USD 500 million military aid package for India including help to increase arms production and creation of six mountain divisions, a new book has said.

Oct 15, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Jawaharlal Nehru sought US assistance during 1962 Indo-China war: Book

Former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru had sought American assistance and wrote to the then US president John F Kennedy to provide India jet fighters to stem the Chinese tide of aggression during the 1962 Sino-India war, according to a new book.

Oct 14, 2015, 12:23 PM IST

Inside Cold War Oval Office: CIA releases intel briefs

On October 30, 1962 President John F Kennedy received a secret CIA briefing on the first results of his diplomatic dance with Nikita Khrushchev to end the Cuban missile crisis.

Sep 17, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

New York residents arrested over IS extremist plot

Three New York residents have been arrested for plotting to join extremists fighting in Syria and two threatened to carry out attacks within the United States, officials said on Wednesday.

Feb 26, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

JFK Airport to open world's first 'just for animals' terminal

The world's first-ever terminal for animals is set to open at the John F Kennedy Airport here in 2016 and it will transport 70,000 animals a year once the USD 48 million facility becomes operational.

Jan 21, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

John F Kennedy's WWII letters sell at auction

A collection of letters John F Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate sold for USD 200,000 at an auction.

Sep 20, 2014, 04:56 AM IST

Solomon Islander who helped save JFK dies at 93

A Solomon Islander who helped save John F. Kennedy when a Japanese destroyer sank the future US president`s patrol boat during World War II has died aged 93, his family said Monday.

Aug 04, 2014, 13:39 PM IST