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The Truth About Christmas

Christmas: The very word brings joy to our hearts. Peace, Love, Joy, Hope- We know that all of these words are the themes of Christmas. However If there is a single word ...

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Why do Hindus prefer birth anniversaries to death anniversaries?

Hindus do prefer birth anniversaries (jayanti) over death anniversaries (punya tithi). However, we can qualify this by saying most Hindu festivals are about the birth of ...

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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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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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How ‘Gandhara’ Became ‘Kandahar’

Afghanistan’s epic history starts when it was an important region of ancient India called ‘Gandhara’.

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First Turkish Invasion of The Deccan

Name of the Battle: The First Turkish Invasion of The Deccan Venue: South India, including the Deccan Year: 1294

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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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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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The History Of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) In 1 Minute

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly known as Victoria Terminus (VT), is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historic railway station located in the heart of Mumba...

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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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13 February 1931: New Delhi became the capital of India

New Delhi, the capital city, had its foundation stone laid by George V, the then Emperor of India. The event took place in the Delhi Durbar of 1911. The city’s arch...

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Elusive Yeti is actually a bear, says new study

PARIS: Legend-slaying scientists on Wednesday dismantled the myth of the abominable snowman, the towering yet furtive half-human rumoured for centuries to inhabit inacces...

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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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First footage from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is just 8 seconds long, but for the Internet, that’s enough

Director JA Bayona and writer Colin Trevorrow have shared the first footage from the upcoming Jurassic World sequel, Fallen Kingdom, starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Ho...

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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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8 JAN 1025 SULTAN MAHMOOD DESTROYS SOOMNATH TEMPLE.

Mahmud Ghazni’s Invasions of India Name of the Battle: Mahmud Ghazni’s Invasions of India Venue: Various Parts of India Year: 1000-1027 AD

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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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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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Details You Should Know About the Holocaust.

The Holocaust is one of the most notorious acts of genocide in modern history. The many atrocities committed by Nazi Germany before and during World War II destroyed mill...

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A newborn kangaroo is about as long as a paperclip

The kangaroo is a marsupial. A distinctive characteristic common to marsupials is that, with most, the young are carried around in a pouch. They are mainly found in the A...

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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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A motivational incident from life of Abraham Lincoln

An extraordinary courage and leadership of a ordinary man strengthened the prospects of United States and this man was none other than Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President...

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10 Facts you should know about Guru Arjun Dev ji’s Martyrdom

Today is martyrdom day of 5th Guru Shri Guru Arjun Dev ji. 1o things you should definitely know about the torture and martyrdom of the Guru and why his martyrdom...

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Martyrdom of Guru Arjan

On 16 June 1606, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir ordered that Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth Sikh Guru be tortured and sentenced to death after the Guru had refused to stop pre...

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