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Word of the Day

Word of the Day
  • hideaway
    Definition: (noun) An area where you can be alone.
    Synonyms: retreat.
    Usage: During the summers, we leave the city behind and get some much-needed rest and relaxation at our secluded mountain hideaway.

This Day in History

This Day in History
  • Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 Begins (1971)
    When East Pakistan demanded greater autonomy from West Pakistan in 1971, civil war erupted. Millions of East Pakistanis fled to India, which West Pakistan then attacked. India responded by attacking both East and West Pakistan, occupying the eastern half and throwing its support behind the independence movement. The war lasted 13 days and ended with Pakistan's surrender. East Pakistan then declared independence and became Bangladesh. Why was the Taj Mahal covered with burlap during the conflict? Discuss