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Indian History Recounted
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By the end of May, 102,000 refugees were coming into India daily. That is 71 refugees per minute! Worse, this figure was only going to go further up. In June alone, close to 30 lakh refugees or 3 million were going to come into India. Eventually, this figure will reach the staggering figure of 10 million. The magnitude of this figure is so astounding that it quickly stops seeming real. But it was. 

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On 25 November 1950, the 300,000 men of the Chinese Army attacked the Americans in North Korea. World’s powerful nation was at war with the world’s biggest country. It was a nightmare scenario; the whole world could be swallowed by Third World War at any moment. Stuck in the middle of it all, Nehru commented “the world is determined to commit suicide”

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In December 1975, a thin man with a light moustache landed at the Karachi Airport, where he was awaited by a top Pakistani Military general. He was here to make, as the world would come to know of it, the first Islamic Bomb.....

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