Culture and History

How did we evolve?

Historical sources are pretty difficult to find. Why? Because, we never know where exactly they are, are they even real. It solely depends upon. Our imagination. Cause we can’t grab a time machine and time travel to see exactly what happened (but that would’ve damn great!). Evolution is crucial in […]

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Kappalotiya tamizhan-The tamil Helmsman

Vallinayagan Ulaganathan Chidambaram (5 September 1872 – 18 November 1936), popularly known by his initials, V.O.C. (spelled வ.உ.சி in Tamil), also known as Kappalottiya Tamizhan “The Tamil Helmsman”, was an Indian freedom fighter and leader of Indian National Congress. Founder of Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company in 1906 to compete against the monopoly of the British India Steam […]

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Nethaji- Respected Leader

It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood Subash Chandra Bose,India Subhas Chandra Bose, byname Netaji (Hindi: “Respected Leader”), (born c. January 23, 1897, Cuttack, Orissa , India—died August 18, 1945, Taipei, Taiwan?), Indian revolutionary prominent in the independence movement against British rule of India. He also led an Indian national force from […]

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Indian Folk Art

Varied cultures and traditions can be seen through out the Indian sub-continent, these cultures and traditions gave birth to many folk painting and art styles which have been passed on […]

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Ram Mohan Roy and Swami Vivekananda

Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Swami Vivekananda are two of the most important thinkers of the Indian political thought. Their works have, for centuries, provided a foundation that helps to study the Indian society from two different perspectives. While Ram Mohan Roy was more of a modern thinker who believed […]

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In Other News

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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