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Life of Chanakya

Whenever I speak to friends about Kautilya or his master piece Arthashastra, they look at me sheepishly, as if asking why I wanted to talk about that smart teacher of une...

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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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About Turbans of India

India - the land of diverse cultures, religions and faiths is home to equally fascinating traditions and rituals. One of the most noticeable aspects of India is the diver...

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The Top 5 Cervical Collars in India 2018 – Reviews & FAQs
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Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review
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INDIA - BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

India of the past was a world leader in both the sacred and the secular. Modern achievements seem to just exaggerate what India achieved before the invasions. What Indian...

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The Battle of CHAMKAUR

In western history, battles that have changed the course of history are well chronicled. They also form part of the folklore of the country. Two such examples are the Bat...

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Today in History: Sept. 29

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 1789, the U.S. War Department established a regular army with the strength of several hundred men. On t...

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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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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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Today in history: Oct. 13.

On Oct. 13, 1792, the cornerstone of the executive mansion, later known as the White House, was laid by President George Washington during a ceremony in the District of C...

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History of Sikhs

Editor – A dear friend asks me for an article that gave the history of Punjabi Sardars or Sikhs as they are commonly known. We present links of the most comprehensi...

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17 Inspiring Last Words From Steve Jobs and Other Great Leaders

Someday, we're all going to die. Be sure to read this first. If you're a parent, you remember the first words your children ever said. My brother's f...

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Today in History: Sept. 26

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2017. There are 96 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 26, 1892, John P...

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Fatima Bilgrami shares the fascinating journey of her in-depth study of the garbs of the Qutb Shahi rulers

There is a Zen-like calm around Fatima Bilgrami when she recalls her dream. “I saw the seven Qutb Shahi rulers in my dream. They were in a big palace with beautiful...

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7 Scary Surgical Instruments, Then and Now

ust thinking about scalpels, forceps, and shears is enough to make some people squeamish. But while the modern versions of those instruments are nothing to sneeze at, con...

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India’s history with demonetisation: From 1946 to 2016

The whole country was taken aback when Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8 announced that the currencies in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 will be invali...

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What Happened on October 5

Significant Events 1582 Gregorian calendar introduced in Italy and other Catholic countries 1789 French Revolution: Women of Paris march to Versailles in the Marc...

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19th November 2017: 100 years of Indira Gandhi. She was the mother of every Indian supremo

She was imperious, she was shy; she was called a goongi gudiya but she became Ma Durga; she was the frail teenager who became India’s first political bahubali; she ...

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Why BR Ambedkar's three warnings in his last speech to the Constituent Assembly resonate even today

On November 25, 1949, he spoke of the need to give up the grammar of anarchy, to avoid hero-worship, and to work towards a social – not just a political – dem...

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January 27, 1978, Forty Years Ago: No Padma awards

Awards like Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri had been abolished by the Janata government in keeping with the spirit of the constitutional provi...

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8 Pictures That Will Leave You Teary Eyed On Jallianwala Bagh's 98th Anniversary

98 years have passed since the horrifying Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place in Amritsar. The centenary will take place in the year 2019 and as Shashi Tharoor put it, i...

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Netaji, and not Nehru, was the first Prime Minister of Independent India

When most of the Congress party members were locked down in a blink of eye by the Colonial State in 1942, one great leader was struggling in the foreign lands to end Indi...

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Chandrayaan-II: Historical move for India as ISRO prepares for first ever Moon-landing mission

New Delhi: After establishing a pioneering position in the world with its game-changing space program, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has certainly made it...

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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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How a 400-year-old curse continues to haunt one of India’s richest royal families

For much of their 600-year-old history, the Wadiyar dynasty—rulers of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore, in the southern Indian state of Karnataka—has been tryi...

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A History of India Gate in 60 Seconds

The 138-feet war memorial pays tribute to over 80,000 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. A design that&...

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Places To Visit before you die

Everyone wants to travel the world and visit the beautiful sites, but with so many places to visit where do you start? Here we come to you with the list of 10 most incred...

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Chanakya Death Mystery

Chanakya is one of the most remembered and awesome personalities of the ancient India whose contribution to the field of economics and statecraft are looked with wonder e...

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Is India only about Hindi and Hindus?

In the European Parliament, on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee year of the European Union, the former president of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam said- ” I am remin...

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