Culture and History

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During such difficult times some positive news is all we need, so here are somethings that have been going right -Boom in baby gorillas Mountain gorillas which were marked as endangered in 2018 are found only in three countries – Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Thousands of people […]

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Pandita Ramabai (1858-1922)

Pandita Ramabai trained for no profession in particular. Her learning was in an unconventional manner within the premises of her home.  Her background, life choices, her personality and career, her beliefs, captured her into the public gaze, making her the most “controversial” Indian woman of her times. Ramabai argued that […]

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The Story of Parijata

We see millions of  dazzling flowers in our life. We recognise them by their colour, their fragrance and their appearance. But do we know the deep meaning behind them? Do we know what exactly  the flower symbolises..?   Hindu Mythology Mythologies make us   see the world from a different perspective. […]

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Staying single forever by choice

A relatively large number of people in Western societies are single; that is, they are not involved in any romantic relationship. That actually couldn’t be further from the truth, however. There’s so much value in being single that people often overlook, when we should be embracing and appreciating it instead. When […]

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The Bandung Initiative

The first Asian-African Conference, or more popularly known as the Bandung Conference, was held in Bandung, Indonesia in April 1955. It brought together the newly independent countries of Asia and Africa to discuss a range of issues. Bandung was the initial stage of a Third World movement of newly independent […]

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Bizzare Indian Superstitions

 As the world has entered the era of drone delivery & Chandrayaan launches, yet it fails to get rid of age-old beliefs that have no scientific or logical reasoning behind […]

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Assassination of Indira Gandhi

I do not like carving the world into many segments; We are one world Indira Gandhi, India Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi […]

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Women in Indian Freedom struggle

The struggle of women in the freedom movement often gets lost in the telling of these narratives, the sacrifice and efforts of thousands of Indian women is overlooked. When many male freedom fighters were imprisoned women took charge and led the fight for freedom.

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Amitabh Bachchan begins shooting for KBC during this Pandemic

Weeks after recovering from COVID-19, bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan kickstarted the shoot of his quiz reality game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12, as he shared pictures from the set  and wrote, “20 saal, 12wa parva, KBC: Kaun Banega Crorepati, aarambh! (sic)”.The pictures feature the production unit of the show clad in blue […]

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Should we fear the Moral Police

Freedom is being You without anyone’s permission Anonymous Moral police is an umbrella category of vigilante groups which act to enforce a code of morality in India. Some of India’s laws, and some actions of police forces in India are also considered to be instances of moral policing.The target of moral policing is any activity that vigilante […]

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Historic Events happened in September

28 September 1975: A Spaghetti House hostage crisis grips the nation The Spaghetti House siege took place between 28 September and 3 October 1975. An attempted robbery of the Spaghetti House restaurant in Knightsbridge, London, went wrong and the police were quickly on the scene. The three robbers took the staff down into […]

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Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi was the former Prime Minister of India. He became the 6th and the youngest Prime Minister of India at the age of 40. He attended college in the United Kingdom and returned as a professional pilot to India in 1966. He stayed out of politics and led a domestic life with his wife and two children in Delhi.

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Theatre in India.

The history of Indian theatre dates back to over 5,000 year and had rich cultural and traditional essence but in recent times people have forgotten the true beauty of the art form which breathes life into so many stories and tales.

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Remembering the Greatest Teacher

The first vice-president and second president of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was above all a great teacher and a world renowned philosopher-author. Today on 5th September as we celebrate Teacher’s […]

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Assassination of John F Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK and Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.

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Ancient Ideas of Greek myth.

As entertaining as some of these mythical narratives can be, they are also gruesome and downright illicit. People now mostly believe these stories to be fictitious tales of imagination, but do you ever wonder what people living in ancient Greece thought of these tales?

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