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HUMAN EVOLUTION

The story of human origins is complicated since our ancestors swapped genes (and probably skills). The first humans emerged in Africa around two million years ago, long before the modern humans known as Homo sapiens appeared on the same continent. There’s a lot anthropologists still don’t know about how different groups of […]

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Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra: 5 Fast Facts about the temple.

One of India’s biggest festivals, Rath Yatra begins today, July 12 and that is celebrated all across the world by millions of Indians. The festival has its primary significance in Indian states like Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Assam. As everyone has their eyes on Puri Jagannath Temple’s grand celebration […]

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Indian Miniature Paintings

Miniature Art refers to paintings, sculptures, engravings etc. That have small dimensions. Though they are small, they are well detailed. The origin of miniature paintings dates back to the prehistoric […]

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OLDEST RELIGIONS IN THE WORLD

Though most religions make it a point to claim their teachings have been consistent since the dawn of time (whenever that was), spiritual traditions have appeared and disappeared throughout the ages with the same regularity as empires. And if such ancient faiths as Manichaeism, Mithraism, and Tengriism are all but […]

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Gandhi ji and Communal Liberty

Gandhi is an important figure in India’s national movement. A phase of our national movement is called the Gandhian Phase. Nation is defined as a people sharing a common language, history and culture and having a sense of belonging to their common identity. The idea of nation was combined with […]

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OLDEST LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD

World’s Oldest LanguageIt is not possible to answer exactly how many languages ​​of the world are there. According to an estimate, the total number of languages ​​in the world is about 6809, out of which the number of speakers of 90 per cent of the languages ​​is less than 100000. […]

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Aryabhatta

Aryabhatta mentions in the Aryabhatiya that it was composed 3,600 years into the Kali Yuga, when he was 23 years old. This corresponds to 499 CE, and implies that he was born in 476. Aryabhatta provides no information about his place of birth. The only information comes from Bhaskara I, […]

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SUMER

Sumer was an ancient civilization founded in the Mesopotamia region of the Fertile Crescent situated between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Known for their innovations in language, governance, architecture and more, Sumerians are considered the creators of civilization as modern humans understand it. Their control of the region lasted for […]

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Nalanda University – An Ancient Seat of Learning

Nalanda was one of the earliest and finest universities in India. It is located in Nalanda District, Bihar, India. ORIGIN OF NALANDA The origins of this scholastic institution in 5th century CE. It served for an uninterrupted duration of 800 years The university thrived under the patronage of the rulers […]

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson(1958-2009) also popularly known as Michael Jackson,was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is famously known as king of pop,he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century.  His contributions to music, dance, fashion, and philanthropy, made him a global figure. He influenced […]

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MAHATMA GANDHI

Revered the world over for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was known to his many followers as Mahatma, or “the great-souled one.” He began his activism as an Indian immigrant in South Africa in the early 1900s, and in the years following World War I became the leading […]

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Classical Economics

Classical economics relates to the school of thought of economics that originated in Britain during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The classical economists believed in the existence of […]

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Swami Vivekananda: A Tribute to the Godly Figure.

Swami Vivekananda as we all know was born on January 12, 1863 in Calcutta (present day Kolkata). Swami Vivekananda was never religious in his early life but was always interested in spirituality and meditation from young age. Swami Vivekananda got educated from Calcutta University and had keen interest in subjects […]

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