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10 Real life Indian Heroes and their unsung stories

It’s very difficult to choose few Indians who are making us proud because there are many people who have done a lot for the country and are shining on the global sc...

16/10/2017

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 ...

16/10/2017

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...

13/10/2017

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...

13/10/2017

Today is Friday the 13th. Here’s why the date is so dreaded

If you had a bad start to the morning or are not having the best day today, you can blame it on the date. The associations of Friday 13 with misfortune are so popular in ...

13/10/2017

Today in History: Oct. 11.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 11, 1942, the World War II Battle of Cape Esperance began in the Solomon Islands, resulting in an American victory ov...

11/10/2017

Today in History: Oct. 10

Today in History: Oct. 10 Today is Monday, Oct. 10, the 284th day of 2016. There are 82 days left in the year. This is Columbus Day in the United States, as well...

10/10/2017

14 lesser known facts about Indian Independence every Indian should know!

India is a land of such incredible things one could never get enough of. India, once the wealthiest country in the world attracted invaders from far across. Some accepted...

6/10/2017

Santa Claus is real but dead: Archaeologists say they’ve found his tomb in Turkey

Archaeologists claim to have discovered the tomb of Saint Nicholas -- whose habit of secret gift-giving gave rise to the legend of Santa Claus -- beneath the ruins of a c...

5/10/2017

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...

5/10/2017

THE GREATEST SPEECH EVER WRITTEN

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to h...

4/10/2017

Today in History: Oct. 4

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 4, the 278th day of 2016. There are 88 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 4, 1976, Secretary of A...

4/10/2017

A Letter From Abraham Lincoln To His Son’s Teacher.

My son starts school today. It is all going to be strange and new to him for a while and I wish you would treat him gently. It is an adventure that might take him across ...

3/10/2017

Today in History: Oct. 3

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 3, 1951, the New York Giants captured the National League pennant by a score of 5-4 as Bobby Thomson hit a three-run ...

3/10/2017

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...

29/09/2017

Mughals to machines: How Ramlila lived through ages in Delhi’s streets and royal courts

One Dussehra morning in the 19th century, Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar watched as a Neelkanth bird (Indian Roller) was set free from Lal Quila. According to memoirs ...

28/09/2017

Bhagat Singh’s 110th birth anniversary: A look at the revolutionary’s life and little-known facts

On this day, 110 years ago, a boy was born in Lyallpur district of the Punjab Province of British India (which now lies in Pakistan) who, along with a fellow freedom figh...

28/09/2017

Today in History: Sept. 27

See what happened on this date in history: Sept. 27. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 27, 1942, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra...

27/09/2017

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...

26/09/2017

10 Mysterious Lost Treasures of the World

As a kid, everyone, at some point or another, dreams of being Indiana Jones. Wouldn’t it be great to go on adventures and find lost treasures? Unfortunately, for st...

26/09/2017

The Reason behind Why a noble prize winner , William Golding once said that "I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men".

Lord of the Flies author William Golding once said that "I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men". Sir William Gerald Golding (1911&ndash...

25/09/2017

Today in History: Sept. 25

Today’s Highlight in History: On September 25, 1957, nine black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkan...

25/09/2017

Interesting Facts About Navratri That We All Must Know

Navratri is here, and everyone has geared up to celebrate it with utmost zeal and enthusiasm. Wherever you will go, you are going to find lights, huge pandals, idols of M...

23/09/2017

Today in History: Sept. 22

Here's a look at things that have happened on Sept. 22. Today is Friday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2017. There are 100 days left in the year. Fall begins at...

22/09/2017

 
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