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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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The changing map of India from 1 AD to the 20th century

Battles were fought, territories were drawn and re-drawn. An amateur historian has caught these shifts in a series of maps.

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The Untold Story of How the Rama Idol Surfaced Inside Babri Masjid

An excerpt from Krishna Jha and Dhirendra K. Jha's Ayodhya - The Dark Night that uncovers the story of how the mosque had turned into a temple overnight.

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Delhi Smog: Emperor Ashoka Did Something In 3rd Century BC that Our Modern Day Policymakers Can Learn From

For the last few day, air pollution in New Delhi has been truly off the charts. The level of PM 2.5, tiny particles suspended in the air that can lodge in lungs and cause...

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The Untold Story of How the Rama Idol Surfaced Inside Babri Masjid

An excerpt from Krishna Jha and Dhirendra K. Jha's Ayodhya - The Dark Night that uncovers the story of how the mosque had turned into a temple overnight.

3 weeks ago . 29 views

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...

2 years ago . 183 views

Delhi Smog: Emperor Ashoka Did Something In 3rd Century BC that Our Modern Day Policymakers Can Learn From

For the last few day, air pollution in New Delhi has been truly off the charts. The level of PM 2.5, tiny particles suspended in the air that can lodge in lungs and cause...

3 weeks ago . 36 views

Nostradamus prediction : India will produce the immortal ruler

Quatrain 75, Century X Long awaited, he will not take birth in Europe, India will produce the immortal ruler, Seeing wisdom and power of unlimited scope, ...

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Indian Superman of 1962 War- He alone stopped Entire Chinese army and saved Arunachal Pradesh

Jaswant Singh set up tactical weapons at three different spots and fired them constantly for three days to keep the Chinese forces at bay.

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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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Indira Gandhi made two serious mistakes – Emergency, Operation Blue Star: Natwar Singh

"And yet, regardless of these, she was a great and powerful prime minister," veteran Congressman K Natwar Singh wrote in his book.

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The First Indian Woman to Scale Mt Everest For The Fourth Time! : Meet Anshu Jamsenpa

On Tuesday, Jamsenpa historically scaled the Mount Everest for the fourth time, making her the first Indian lady to accomplish this feat. In any case, that is not all...

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10 Brilliant Quotes By The Legend APJ Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam, an icon, and a legend. As we all know, the Missile Man died due to a cardiac arrest while he was giving a speech to some students in Shillong. His death ...

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Who is a guru?

The word guru traditionally meant “one with gravitas”. In recent times, a neo-etymology has become popular where guru is one who takes one from darkness (gu) ...

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Today in History: Oct. 28

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grov...

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यहां हुआ था रावण के ब्राह्मण पिता को राक्षसी से प्यार, जानिए FACTS

नोएडा के पास स्थित बिसरख गांव में मिलता है राक्षस राज रावण का इतिहास।

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Today in History: Oct. 26.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 26, 1861, the legendary Pony Express officially ceased operations, giving way to the transcontinental telegraph. (The...

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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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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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28 Shocking Facts about Ashoka

In this post I will share 28 amazingly shocking facts about Ashoka. Our history text books in school teach us that Ashoka was a great emperor, that he was the fi...

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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2017. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 19, 1777, the f...

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It Was Not Nehru Who Cut Jinnah's Chances Of Being PM

"A little knowledge is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not of the Pierian spring" - Alexander Pope

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Leopard tranquilised in Manesar 36 hours after it strayed into Maruti plant

Wildlife officials tranquilised a leopard inside the premises of a Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar on Friday, almost 36 hours after it was first spotted. The big cat w...

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Afghanistan: The Legacy of the British Empire. A Brief History

A brief review of the recent history of Afghanistan explains some of the background pertaining to today’s crisis in the country.

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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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