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World War 1

Air Force pays homage to Indian heroes who flew in World War One

The five pilots - Lt HS Malik, Lt Indra Lal Roy DFC, 2nd Lt SG Welingkar, Lt ESC Sen, Lt Naoroji - were the first and only Indians to fly with Royal Flying Corps.

May 06, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

Britain's royals, German president mark World War 1 remembrance day

Events to mark the end of the Great War have been taking place across Britain and around the world, with President Emmanuel Macron leading tributes in France alongside US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of monarchs, princes, presidents and prime ministers.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:58 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Indian soldiers who fought in WWI, reaffirms commitment to world peace

The PM took to Twitter to pay tributes to the Indian World War I heroes.

Nov 11, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

PM Modi, Netanhayu to honour fallen Indian soldiers at Haifa Cemetery

''Both Prime Ministers will pay wreath on the two grave areas - one is for the Hindu soldiers and one for Muslim soldiers- during their visit to Haifa cemetery," said Mark Sofer.

Jul 03, 2017, 23:35 PM IST

Americans look skyward to remember war`s end in Europe

 Old soldiers squinted up at the brilliant blue sky Friday, remembering battles fought and comrades lost, as the United States marked the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a spectacular flyover of iconic World War II aircraft.

May 09, 2015, 04:11 AM IST

PM Modi visits WWI commemoration exhibition, says he 'salutes sacrifice of Indian soldier martyred in war'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited an exhibition commemorating World War-I organised by the Indian Armed Forces, at Manekshaw Centre and said that he was touched to meet the descendants of some of the decorated soldiers.

Mar 15, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Army to commemorate sacrifice of Indian soldiers in WW1

Ten decades after the start of World War 1 which saw at least 74,187 Indian soldiers martyred, the Army will be commemorating the gallantry and sacrifice of its troops by holding a tribute for them here this week.

Mar 09, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Exhibition highlights Indian soldiers' contribution in WWI

Through mundane objects like matchboxes and utensils, rare monochromatic photographs of Indian soldiers cooking and a few silent movies depicting their life during the First World War an upcoming exhibition here will pay tribute to their unsung contribution during the Great War.

Jan 07, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

South African soldier reburied with white WWI comrades in France

A black South African soldier who died nearly a century ago during World War I was on Sunday reburied alongside 600 of his white compatriots at the South African war memorial in northern France.

Jul 06, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Asif Kapadia to direct WWI love story

Asif Kapadia will direct epic love story on first World War ‘Ali And Nino’.

May 20, 2013, 09:03 AM IST