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Bullet marks seen at Jallianwala Bagh | Flickr

Jallianwala Bagh centenary — Britain won’t apologise but will ‘express regret’ for massacre

The UK was expected to apologise for the 13 April 1919 attack, but it seems there will just be another expression of regret for the actions of General Dyer.
Anti-Brexit demonstrations outside Houses of Parliament in London | Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

British MPs reject two no-deal scenarios as Brexit date nears

Boeing grounds controversial Max 8 aircraft and trouble in African paradise.
Last laughs

A sinking Venezuela and Britain’s Brexit woes

The best cartoons of the day.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar | Savarkar.org

Read this before deciding whether Savarkar was a British stooge or strategic nationalist

Rahul Gandhi’s selective quoting of Savarkar’s prison petition is intellectually disingenuous.
Representational image | Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Historian wants to change how school children are taught British empire

Black history is British history too, notes historian Jeremy Corbyn, and should be part of curriculum.
File photo of Bhagat Singh | Commons

Where is the pistol that Bhagat Singh used to kill the British police officer?

A new book traces the journey of how I searched for the pistol in Punjab and Madhya Pradesh. It is now on display at the BSF museum, Hussainiwala.

How the nexus of business and state gave birth to the East India Company

Rupali Mishra’s new book describes how licencing, permits, rights etc. fetched gains for people close to power.

Twitter has an India-born CEO Parag Agrawal. In Pakistan, it has caused a burn

We look forward to overseas Pakistanis cooking on wood, explaining gas shortage in Pakistan. These are inflation CEOs. Unmatchable against Google, Twitter CEOs.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.
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