Thursday 23 November, 2017
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Vigilance – Photo courtesy from Port of Long Beach Port of Long Beach introduces their second new technically advanced fireboat, “Vigilance” Monday morning with a dockside ceremony at the Joint Command and Control Center (JCCC). “Vigilance”...

Old World Village Huntington Beach

Old World German Bar & Restaurant The Old World German Restaurant in Huntington Beach offered 500 of their visiting guests a Free dinner in honor of German Unity Day and Oktoberfest Thursday. The celebration was in honor of the 27th Anniversary...

USS Indianapolis

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the final resting place of the USS Indianapolis, a navy cruiser that was destroyed by a Japanese torpedo during the final days of World War II, becoming one of the worst disasters in American naval...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 20th, 2017
At the Vasa Museum, this is a 1:10 scale model of the Vasa. [Featured image by Peter Isotalo/Wikimedia Commons]

Vasa was the most powerful warship of her time.  Six of her cannons were assault guns that were capable of firing deadly blasts.  She also had the biggest accumulation of guns and cannons during that time.  Under the orders of Gustavus Adolphus,...

By Lucy Santos on Aug 7th, 2017

Cover artwork: Gray Malin The amazing work of famed fine-art photographer Gray Malin graces the cover of the current issue of Hamptons magazine. In this issue, Gray opens up about his incredible eye for photography, excellent business sense,...

After I did my MA my father told me to prepare for the Civil Services Examinations. In those days there was no other alternative except taking a shot at these exams if one wanted to do well in life. This was more so for those who had opted for...

By Proloy Bagchi on Sep 16th, 2015

The weather is heating up as the spring rain slips away to welcome sultry summer days. From outdoor parties to boating, people look forward to having plenty of summer fun outdoors. ABC-WATE recently reminded people to consider seasonal insurance...

By Stacey Doyle on Jun 28th, 2015

Around the time we were in Srinagar two artists from Gwalior also happened to be there. Both of them were reputed artists. One of them, who used to be a friend of my brother, decided to visit Shopian, probably, to take in the Pir Panjaals from...

By Proloy Bagchi on Mar 3rd, 2015

The good people of Ireland’s County Kerry call their land “The Kingdom,” and if that’s so, then the Lakes of Killarney must be the Crown Jewels. Killarneys lovely lakes have long been immortalized in song and story for their breathtaking...

By Michael Quane on Feb 27th, 2015

From Qazigund it took around 2 hours to be in Srinagar. In doing so we travelled through some idyllic country in the Valley. The green fields were bathed in brilliant morning sunshine with distant blue hills in the background made the whole...

By Proloy Bagchi on Feb 15th, 2015