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14 Fascinating and Perplexing Unsolved Mysteries of Indian History

If you take pride in your ability to solve even the toughest of riddles, here is a list of the greatest unsolved mysteries in Indian history.

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5 Places Every Millennial Should Visit In Delhi To Know About Its History

To the point: Delhi is much more than its feisty people, and the delicious street food that it has to offer. It has had quite the rich past. Want a sneak peek? Here are o...

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These 30 Intriguing Pictures Are Some of the Rarest Photographs Ever Captured in India

Coined by American news editor Arthur Brisbane in 1911, the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” applies to many aspects of human life, but especially...

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HOW THE THREE NATIONAL ANTHEMS OF INDIA, BANGLADESH AND SRI LANKA MET IN UNION…THANKS TO TAGORE

What was once merely a rumour that flowed through the Tagorean grapevine has recently been proved to be a blissful reality bringing joy to many Tagore devotees. This is a...

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How Britain tried to 'erase' India's third gender

In August 1852, a eunuch called Bhoorah was found brutally murdered in northern India's Mainpuri district.

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Today in History.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 30, 1944, the Martha Graham ballet “Appalachian Spring,” with music by Aaron Copland, premiered at the Li...

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The ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ that was never made, starring Nargis

If K Asif had made ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ as originally planned, what would it have been like? Who hasn’t heard of Mughal-e-Azam? A historical epic wi...

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86 Years After Bhagat Singh’s Death Sentence, A Pakistani Lawyer Is Trying To Prove His Innocence

He was just 23 years old when he sacrificed his life for the country. One of the foremost revolutionary leaders in India's struggle for independence, Bhagat Singh'...

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WILDFIRES AROUND THE WORLD

Are wildfires increasing around the world? Bizarrely vast wildfires attacked Alaska and Indonesia in 2015. The next year, Canada, California and Spain were crushed by...

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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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What does your BINDI say about you

When an Indian woman decorates her forehead with sindoor or bindi, she is just following a tradition that goes back atleast 5,000 years. Wear a bindi or a decorative mark...

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Was Mahatma Gandhi India’s first nutritionist and diet guru?

Tip for brahmacharis. Raw food. Vegan-ism. Gandhi’s experiments with food are worth taking a look at.

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Sam Manekshaw, the general who told Indira when Indian Army wasn’t ready for a war

On his 11th death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the military career of Sam Manekshaw and anecdotes and myths surrounding him.

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Who Was Gandhi?

Have You Ever Wondered... -- Who was Gandhi? -- What is nonviolent protest? -- What should I do when a rule is unfair?

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Today in History: Oct. 31

Today is Halloween. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther sent his 95 Theses denouncing what he saw as the abuses ...

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The myth of 200 years of British rule in India

Almost everyone in India knows this by heart — Britishers ruled India for 200 years. We got rid of them in 1947 and Robert Clive won the battle of Plassey in 1757, ...

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Google honours Nobel Laureate Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle

Noted scientists Har Gobind Khorana is known for his work in the field of DNA and for constructing the first artificial gene. Today's google doodle honours the Indian...

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51 Mind-Blowing Facts About Life, The Universe, And Everything.

1. The sun makes up more than 99% of the mass of the solar system. 2. Humans can distinguish between at least a trillion smells. 3. Almost every element...

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SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION ON IT'S VERGE

The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, scientists have warned. More than 30% of animals with a backbone — fish, birds...

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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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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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How fake news may have shaped the future of a Tamil empire in medieval India

The author of a novel about Rajendra Chola delves into the provocation for an Indian kingdom to invade Indonesia in the 11th century.

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Dilip Kumar met an old gentleman in an aircraft. You wouldn't guess what happened next!

An inspiring story of a simple yet extraordinary encounter on a plane. Flights are much more than just a means of transport. Some of the most interesting inciden...

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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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Jagdish Tytler Opens up on 'Rajiv Gandhi's Role' During 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

Jagdish Tytler said Rajiv Gandhi “recced” North Delhi during the riots triggered by prime minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination in 1984.

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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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Story Of Fearless Nadia, The First Stuntwoman Of Indian Cinema

There is a reason why Mary Ann Evans is popularly known as the fearless one. The first ever stunt woman not only changed the notion of the hero in Indian Cinema but also ...

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