Feb 19, 2021 · 1947 Jammu massacres: Extremist Hindus and Sikhs kill 20,000–100,000 Muslims in the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. United States Air Force test pilot Captain Chuck Yeager flies a Bell X-1 rocket plane faster than the speed of sound , the first time it has been accomplished.
4 days ago · India holds that the Instrument of Accession of the State of Jammu and Kashmir to the Union of India, signed by Maharaja Hari Singh (erstwhile ruler of the State) on 25 October 1947 and executed on 27 October 1947 between the ruler of Kashmir and the Governor General of India was a legal act and completely valid in terms of the Government of India Act (1935), Indian Independence Act (1947) as well as under international law and as such was total and irrevocable.
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6 days ago · Junagadh was a princely state of British India, located in what is now Gujarat, outside but under the suzerainty of British India.. In the independence and partition of British India of 1947, the 565 princely states were given a choice to either join the new Dominion of India or the newly formed state of Pakistan.
5 days ago · This makes nonsense of the claim by Mountbatten and his partisans that only 200,000 were killed": [James 1998: 636]. During this period, many alleged that Tara Singh was endorsing the killing of Muslims. On 3 March 1947, at Lahore, Singh, along with about 500 Sikhs, declared from a dais "Death to Pakistan."
5 days ago · Armoured cars actually gave their identity away. In isolation, the incident may simply appear to be reinforcing the Indian claims about the role of Pakistan army (denied vehemently by Pakistan at that time) but the incident had a linkage with another incident that happened on 7 November 1947 at Shalateng, on the outskirts of Srinagar.
3 days ago · In 1947 two things happened that enabled the base to spring back to life. The first story begins in January 1946 when the 529th squadron, a fighter bomber unit that had served in India and China ...
Feb 19, 2021 · Since 1947 the Kashmir region, along the western Himalayas, has been disputed, with Pakistan, India, and China each controlling sections of the territory. Part of the Pakistani-administered territory comprises the so-called Azad Kashmir (“Free Kashmir”) region—which Pakistan nonetheless considers an independent state, with its capital at Muzaffarabad.
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