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Sumerians Looked to the Heavens as They Invented the System of Time… And We Still Use it Today

One might find it curious that we divide the hours into 60 minutes and the days into 24 hours – why not a multiple of 10 or 12? Put quite simply, the answer is beca...

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Meet Shuvuuia deserti, a nocturnal dinosaur that lived 70 million years ago

It was a pheasant-sized, two-legged Cretaceous Period dinosaur weighing about as much as a small house cat.

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Long before The Great Khali and WWE, there were Basanta Singh and Gobar Goho

American wrestling was a gladiatorial sport in the 1920s and Singh and Goho were its ‘Oriental’ draws.

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Tiberius, Imperial Detective

In ancient Rome, murder was a private business, unless the emperor took an interest in the case.

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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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Interesting Facts About Jyotiraditya Scindia's Rs 4000 Cr Jai Vilas Palace We Bet Most Don't Know

Residing in the heart of the beautiful state of Madhya Pradesh, the lovely city of Gwalior is known for its palaces and temples and offers a history-rich aesthetic as wel...

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Gokul 1757 : War of the Nagas ~ Shiva’s Sacred Warriors

Amongst the sacred points of pilgrimages of Hinduism one of the most popular regions centre around the fabled birthplace and playground of Sri Krishna known as the Braj M...

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10 Fascinating Facts About Indus Valley Civilization

Indus valley civilization was a bronze age civilization located in south Asia, extending from today’s Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest part of India. It was on...

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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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The story of KGF: The cradle of India’s gold rush

The 2018 movie ‘KGF’, touted as the biggest Kannada movie of the year, pales in comparison to the real story of the Kolar Gold Fields.

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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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4500-YO DNA From Rakhigarhi May Rewrite Crucial Theories About Harappans!

These particular findings are the much-awaited results of an excavation conducted in 2015 by a team led by Dr Vasant Shinde, an archaeologist and Vice-Chancellor of Pune&...

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Udham Singh’s revolver that avenged Jallianwala Bagh Massacre may never return to India

New Delhi: Freedom fighter Udham Singh's pistol, which was utilized to retaliate for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in 1919, may stay away for the indefinite future to...

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70 years of Jammu and Kashmir’s accession to India: Here’s what happened this day in 1947

Restrictions were imposed in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to prevent protests called to mark the accession of the state to India. Separatist leaders S...

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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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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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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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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 dating ba...

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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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Not Just Raazi’s Sehmat, Here Are 5 True Stories Of Indian Spies That You May Never Have Heard Of

If you've watched Raazi, you must have realised how incredibly dangerous and thankless a spy's job is. You're dealing with sensitive information and are const...

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20 Natural Wonders In India That Are Incredible!

India is an abode of nature’s fabulous creations and unexplained mysteries. A country of a large topographic diversity and natural wonders, India is the most popula...

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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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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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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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Are We the Aliens We Seek?

The significance of a new finding is that it is compelling evidence of life elsewhere, even if it doesn’t prove life on Earth originated elsewhere.

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Know how did Naga Sadhus destroyed Mohammed Gauri, Timur, Khilji and many other Foreign invaders.

You must have seen Naga Sadhus in Mahakumbh, Arthkumbh, and Simhasthakumbh. By looking at them, you often raise the question in mind of everyone-who are these Naga Sadhus...

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Little known history of Goa and the Portuguese Inquisition

Not many people know the real story behind the Goa Inquisition act with the Portuguese empire. The Goa inquisition act was done with the Indian state of Goa and the Portu...

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Why India is a poor country

While we have made reasonable progress since independence, a substantial part of our countrymen continue to live in poverty. I have been asking myself, were we always lik...

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