151 Articles Related to "century"

Engineers crack 58-year-old puzzle on way to quantum breakthrough

A happy accident in the laboratory has led to a breakthrough discovery that not only solved a problem that stood for more than half a century, but has major implica...

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Why 1918 matters in India’s corona war

• Over a century ago, Spanish flu all but destroyed the Indian economy. What can we learn from those experiences? ...

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Mystery of Pompeii Lakshmi: The 2000-YO Link Between India & the Roman Empire!

Unearthed by Amedeo Maiuri in 1938, an Italian scholar, Pompeii Lakshmi is an ivory statuette that lays testimony to the intensity of Indo-Roman trade relations dat...

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Ancient Tamil Nadu Made the Finest Steel In The World: Research Reveals Fascinating Facts!

Way back in the 6th century BC, this finest of alloys being made was in the Chera Kingdom of Tamil Nadu, from where it spread far and wide.  <...

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Jack Welch, ‘Manager of the 20th century’, dies at 84

NEW YORK: Jack Welch, who led General Electric through two decades of extraordinary corporate prosperity and became the most influential business m...

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NASA's iconic 'Pale Blue Dot' photo of Earth from space just got a 21st-century makeover

On Feb. 14, 1990, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft captured one of the most iconic photographs of the space age; to commemorate the moment's 30th anniversary, NA...

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Lakshman Sagar : A Trail into the Nature and Luxury - The Wanderlust Trails

Weekend getaways has become a tradition for many of us now. Whenever there is a long weekend coming up, we tend to look up to various websites to search for that ...

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Softbank's Masayoshi Son, tech visionary or robber baron?

• We’re coming to realize that the SoftBank founder is less a business guru than a 19th-century capitalist <...

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Napoleon in France and Tsar Paul I in Russia wanted to invade India. What stopped them?

An excerpt from ‘Mapping The Great Game: Explorers, Spies & Maps in Nineteenth-century Asia’, by Riaz Dean.  

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Malcha Mahal: From the abode of ‘royals’ to ghost house

For over three decades, Malcha Mahal, a 14th-century hunting lodge in the middle of Delhi’s ridge forest, inhabited by the self-proclaimed royal family of O...

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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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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...

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8 Small Investment Business Ideas In India For 2020

Considering how fast-paced the 21st century is, it is vital that everyone plays catch up. In the case of business especially, starting right and entering th...

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Look At These Pictures Of 10 Indian Maharanis For Shaadi Ke Kapde Inspo

Yes, copying Sonam Kapoor’s lehenga design is great, but have you ever tried emulating a real queen? They say, fashion is cyclical, so why not indulge in a ...

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Nepal captain Paras Khadka creates World Record; beats Virat Kohli, Steve Smith to historic first with his maiden T20I ton

Nepal captain Paras Khadka beat the likes of Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle with his historic century in a T20I against Singapore in tri-series which also...

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Moirangthem Loiya Has Single-Handedly Replanted A 300 Acre Forest In Manipur And Saved Over 250 Species Of Plants

Forests are quickly disappearing and if we don't act soon to regain the lost cover, we might soon bear the brunt. In the last quarter of 20th century, forest ...

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In Revamp, Draft Education Policy Does Away With 10+2 Model of Schooling, Brings in 5+3+3+4 Format

The reconfiguration has been proposed “to deliver the vision of education enunciated in this policy and to prepare our students optimally in the 21st Centur...

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3 secrets to happiness, according to Roman Stoics

What have the Romans ever done for us? Well, obviously the roads – the roads go without saying. How about guidance for how to live in the 21st century? That s...

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Volcano on Indonesia’s Bali erupts, flights cancelled

Mount Agung became active again in 2017 after more than a half century of slumber following a major eruption in 1963.

1 year ago . 112 views

 
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12 Crore Indians Lost Jobs Last Month Amid Virus Lockdown: Think Tank

Lockdown Impact: At least 49 million people across the world are expected to plunge into "extreme poverty" as a direct result of the pandemic's econom...

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Unemployed During Lockdown, Ayushmann Khurrana's Dream Girl Co-star Se...

Solani Diwakar, while talking to a news agency, said that he went back to selling fruits because he had to pay his rent and take care of the expenses of his family ...

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Bodies From the Sky: CCTV Captures Horror as Plane Crashes Into Buildi...

The alleyway at the centre of the crash was littered with debris from pieces of the plane's cabin along with personal goods from luggage, which were scattered a...

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Train Carrying Migrants From Maharashtra to UP Ends up in Odisha, Rail...

The migrant workers said they were informed that the train’s driver had lost his way because of some mix-up.  

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Earth's magnetic field weakens; satellites and spacecrafts malfunction

We have all read about how the magnetic field of the earth protects us from the solar radiation. However, according to reports, that magnetic field is now weakening...

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Manisha Koirala brings in China to support new Nepal map. Governor Swa...

Manisha Koirala was censured on Twitter after she tweeted in support of Nepal amid its border dispute with India.  

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Truecaller revamps its app, adds a host of new features: All you need ...

Caller-identification service provider, Truecaller on Wednesday announced that it has revamped its app completely for its Android and iOS users across the globe.

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राजीव गांधी के वो 5 बड़े योगदान, जिनसे बदल गया हिंदुस्तान

-- राजीव गांधी ने अर्थव्यवस्था के सेक्टर्स को खोला. -- 1988 में की गई उनकी चीन यात्रा ऐतिहासिक थी. ...

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A quick comparison of India’s Richest Man and Pakistan’s Richest Man

There is no doubt that India and Pakistan have produced notable billionaires even as family businesses have passed down from generation to generation. However, Indi...

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‘He stood right behind the stumps’ – Robin Uthappa on how MS Dhoni’s s...

Robin Uthappa, in his entire international career, has bowled only three balls. Even as two of them were in ODI cricket, the other was during the 2007 T20 World C...

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Ancient idols, pillars and Shiv Ling found in Ayodhya near Ram temple ...

KEY HIGHLIGHTS -- '5 feet Shiva Linga, 7 pillars of black touchstone, 6 pillars of red sandstone and broken i...

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US Senate passes bill to delist Chinese companies from American stock ...

The bill was approved by unanimous consent and would require companies to certify that they are not under the control of a foreign government.

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First day at New Delhi railway station: Long queues and Aarogya Setu

Outside the New Delhi Railway station on Tuesday, there was a steady flow of passengers — students, migrants and professionals from within and outside Delhi &...

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Is Work From Home Making You Sick?

Researchers revealed that being online & offline lines almost always gets blurred. With your easy access to work, you end up working more than your counterpart ...

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Aarogya Setu App is Mandatory For All Rail Passengers: Must Have App I...

The Aarogya Setu app was made mandatory after a Union Ministry of Home Affairs missive, following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with chief ministers....

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Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi 'Very Critical', Doctors Start Audio ...

Jogi was admitted in Shree Narayana Hospital on May 9 after he suffered a cardiac and respiratory arrest. As per doctors, a sweet tamarind seed had got stuck in J...

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2020 Hyundai i20 N Tested On A Frozen Lake – Teaser Video

The 2020 Hyundai i20 N could get the Kia Ceed GT’s 1.6-litre turbo-petrol engine, or even a detuned version of the i30 N’s 2.0-litre mill, with a powe...

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Best Microwave Brands Online in India 2018
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Laws, legal system totally geared in favour of rich and powerful: Just...

Speaking at a virtual farewell hosted by the Supreme Court Bar Association, Justice Gupta said that the Bar “should... be totally independent and members of t...

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Covid-19 crisis: UP exempts biz from all but 3 labour laws for 3 years

State government says it will boost investment; experts term it an attack on fundamental rights

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This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Use Hand Sanitizer Every Da...

We all are using hand sanitizers much more than ever before. Proper handwashing and using sanitizer whenever washing hands is not possible, can save all of us from ...

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Top 10 Best Belt Brands in India For Men & Women 2018
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"Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them."
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