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The Partition of Bengal: Supported by all sections of Bengali Hindus to protect their own lives and identity

The study of history is for learning the right course of action to unveil a bright future. West Bengal was founded as a homeland for Hindu Bengalis. No Bangladeshi Muslim...

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The Art of the Fail: The 11 Worst Failures in History

You’re gonna screw up from time to time—drop the ball, lose the girl, blow the deal. Y’know what’ll make you feel better? Taking a look at the mos...

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The 13 biggest mistakes in history

This week, news broke that a man deleted his entire company with one mistaken piece of code.

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History of English Walnuts vs Black Walnuts

So, you’ve always wanted to know what’s the difference between English Walnuts vs Black Walnuts. The short answer is the English walnut is mostly grown for fo...

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The convoluted history of Christmas

December 25 will see most Christians celebrating Christmas. However, Armenians, an orthodox branch of Christianity, will be celebrating it on January 6. Read on to know a...

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Today in History:September 20

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2017. There are 102 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 20, 1967, the...

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The East India Company: The original corporate raiders

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant

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The History Of Amritsari Kulcha, The Crispy Dish That's Punjab's Best Gift To The Food Lovers

Kulchas are synonymous with Amritsar, because the moment we ask for kulchas, we automatically attach Amritsar to the word. And, just like that our search for the perfect ...

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14 lesser known facts about Indian Independence every Indian should know!

India is a land of such incredible things one could never get enough of. India, once the wealthiest country in the world attracted invaders from far across. Some accepted...

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SUNDARBAN RELIVES:"TIGER WIDOW"

Disaster struck this dowager twice in the Sundarbans, the world`s biggest mangrove forests . To begin with, she watched her significant other bite the dust of snakebite. ...

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World's oldest eye discovered? 530-million-year-old fossil gives clue

The remains include an early form of the eye seen in many of today's animals, including crabs, bees and dragonflies, researchers said.

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Secret Passageways, Sieges, and Precious Gems: 5 Tales from the Golconda Fort

Golconda Fort came into existence 500 years ago. A fort which once stood tall in Hyderabad, is in ruins. Even then, the walls still ring with the stories of yore.

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10 Bloody And Shameful Civil Wars

Civil wars are merely an indication that even people who are closely related by ethnicity, culture, history, and geography, can have deep and divisive differences. Civil ...

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5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Leonardo da Vinci

You may think you've heard all there is to know about the famed Renaissance man who painted the "Mona Lisa" and awed the world with sketches of flying machi...

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Ocean lion gets a girl, drags her into water - WATCH what occurs next!

New Delhi: A nerve-wracking video that demonstrates a young girl being dragged into the waters by an ocean lion has turned into a web sensation. The whole scene, whic...

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WILD ANIMALS IGNORED IN WILDLIFE BOARD MEETING!!

Inhabitants of the woods did not discover any specify in the talks at the meeting of State Wildlife Board here on Monday. The meeting, held after a hole of one-and-a-half...

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Here's The Story Behind Langar, The Tradition Of Selfless Service That Binds India Together

For any child who has grown up in India, irrespective of religion, langar has been a part of life. Whenever someone talks about visiting the gurudwara, it is an unsaid th...

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10 Most Interesting (Unknown) Facts about Golden Temple, Amritsar

India is known to be a land a of cultural heritage and religious sites. You shall witness a lot of shrines and monuments in different parts of the country, each better an...

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The History Of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) In 1 Minute

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly known as Victoria Terminus (VT), is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historic railway station located in the heart of Mumba...

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The woman who cut off her breasts to protest a tax

The story of a lower caste woman who cut her breasts to protest against a discriminatory "breast tax" in British ruled India is being revived by an artist wants...

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Why letter-writing still holds relevance in this day and age

Two new books, one by former Indian minister K Natwar Singh, and the other by prize-winning international bestselling author Simon Sebag Montefiore, rekindle the joy of w...

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5 crazy inventions from the mind of Nikola .

Matthew Inman, proprietor of web comic The Oatmeal, is on a mission to build a crowd-funded museum dedicated to inventor Nikola Tesla, who Inman refers to as "the gr...

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Who Really Won The 1965 Indo-Pak War? We Take A Look At Both Sides Of The Story

In the August of 1965, Pakistani forces infiltrated India-occupied Kashmir in what they called Operation Gibraltor. Their troops carried extra-ammunition and entered posi...

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Tulu-Nadu’s Bhootas

For the past 2,000 years, maybe even earlier, the Tuluva people have lived in Tulu-nadu, the coastal kingdom of Alva Kheda, once ruled by the Aupas, referred to in the wr...

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24th August 1608: The First Representative of the East India Company Lands in Surat.

The East India Company was a British joint stock company founded in 1600 to carry out the trade with the East Indies (a term used to refer to South and South East Asia) b...

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Sacred Trees of the Hindus

Trees being nature’s major processors of solar energy which is vital for our existence, and yielding flowers, fruit, wood or medicine, have been worshipped by the H...

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28 INDIAN INVENTIONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD.

1. THE HINDU NUMBER SYSTEM. With decimal place-value and a symbol for zero, this system was the ancestor of the widely used Arabic numeral system. It was develop...

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