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Revealed: the woman who terrified the British Empire

London, UK: On 1 August 1863, shortly after 6:15 in the evening, a frail and partially-blind queen who had spent much of her life raging against the British Empire, died in her bed on the top floor of a Kensington townhouse. It was a peculiar and remarkably quiet end for a woman once the scourge of the British Raj in ...

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Remains of Ajnala martyrs deteriorating fast: Historians

Jalandhar, Punjab: The rapid degeneration of the bones excavated from the ‘Kalianwala Khu’ in Ajnala around a month ago has become a cause for concern among historians. Historian Surinder Kochhar, who led the excavation of the 282 soldiers killed in 1857, alleged the government was taking too long to conserve the remains. “People from all over the world are concerned about ...

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