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Descendants of Netaji Subhash Bose: Where are they now?

As India celebrates the 125th birth anniversary of iconic freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, here’s a look at some of his descendants:

16h ago| Southeast Asia

Mahathir admitted to hospital again

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, 96, has been admitted to a specialist heart hospital for the third time in the space of a few weeks, a spokesperson said yesterday.

16h ago| India

Fire kills two in high-rise building in Mumbai

At least two people were killed and over 15 injured when a large fire broke out in a multi-storey residential building in India’s financial capital Mumbai yesterday, authorities said.

2d ago| Asia

N Korea ‘hints’ at a face-off with the US

North Korea yesterday hinted it could resume nuclear and long-range weapons tests as it prepares for “confrontation” with Washington -- its latest threat after a string of sanctions-busting missile...

2d ago| Southeast Asia

3 arrested as Myanmar military cracks down yet again on media

Myanmar's military has arrested three people working for the independent news portal Dawei Watch, an editor at the publication said on Thursday (January 20), the latest detentions under a...

2d ago| India

Anti-India YouTube channels, sites will be blocked, says country's Info Minister

India’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur today warned that any website or YouTube channel found to “conspire against India” will be blocked.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Descendants of Netaji Subhash Bose: Where are they now?

As India celebrates the 125th birth anniversary of iconic freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, here’s a look at some of his descendants:

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Fire kills two in high-rise building in Mumbai

At least two people were killed and over 15 injured when a large fire broke out in a multi-storey residential building in India’s financial capital Mumbai yesterday, authorities said.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Mahathir admitted to hospital again

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, 96, has been admitted to a specialist heart hospital for the third time in the space of a few weeks, a spokesperson said yesterday.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Mahathir admitted to hospital again

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has been admitted to a specialist heart hospital for the third time in the space of a few weeks, a spokesperson said Saturday.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

7 dead, 19 injured in Mumbai high-rise building fire 

At least seven persons were killed and 19 others injured in a major fire that broke out on the 18th floor of a 20-storey building in India’s financial capital Mumbai today, officials said.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Suu Kyi’s party to death: statement

Myanmar’s junta sentenced a member of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted party to death for terror offences yesterday, a statement said.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Hindu women to inherit assets of fathers: India SC

India’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the daughters of a male Hindu dying without a will would be entitled to inherit father’s self-acquired and other properties obtained in the partition.

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

China slams France move

China yesterday condemned a French parliament resolution that accuses Beijing of carrying out a genocide against its Uyghur Muslim population, a move that has strained ties two weeks before the...

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

India blocks 35 Pakistan-based YouTube channels, 2 websites

India today said it has ordered the blocking of 35 Pakistan-based YouTube-based news channels and two websites which were involved in spreading anti-India fake news in a coordinated fashion over...

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Statue of Netaji Subhash Bose to be installed at Delhi's India Gate: Modi

A grand granite statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an iconic leader of India’s independence struggle, would be installed at the India Gate in New Delhi “as a symbol of the country’s...