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Mahabharata: A Myth or Reality

Some stories are at the heart of Indian history.  The mythological stories of Mahabharata are one of these.  This epic of Maharishi Ved Vyasa was written by Lord Shri Ganesh.  The characters in these amazing stories of the epic have many amazing powers.  Even Narayana himself, through his wisdom, diplomacy […]

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The Apatani

Arunachal Pradesh is the land of lofty mountains, pristine landscape, and a large tribal population. Surrounded by blue rolling hills, tucked in foothills of Himalayas, and nestled in the lap […]

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A brief history of India’s NAM

While looking at India’s foreign policy [IFP], one of the foremost aspects that one studies is the Non-Alignment Movement. This is because it invariably shaped India’s vision and international behavior for long periods of time. Primarily, there were three kinds of factors that contributed to the choice of IFP. These […]

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Ancient Egyptian Gods

Ancient Egyptian Society had many different deities which were an important part of the people’s belief system. There were about 2000 deities in the Egyptian pantheon which were an integral […]

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The Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire administrated India and Pakistan In 16th and 17th centuries. They were Muslims who used to rule a country with Hinduism as majority tho they had given many rights to Hindus as well. Before their invasion India was divided into many small kingdoms of Hindus and Muslims and […]

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The Enlightenment Age

The Age of Enlightenment, also called the Age of Reason was an intellectual revolution which dominated Europe during the 17th and 18th century. Enlightenment was the emergence and creation of […]

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Indian Folk Art

India is home to around 2500 tribes and it has always been portrayed as a land of cultural and traditional diversity. Every corner of the country has a distinctive cultural […]

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Zombies – A Myth or a Reality?

Have you watched the popular series – “The Walking Dead”? If you have watched it, you will definitely know what exactly I am talking about. If you do not know, I will just give a brief about it. It is a series about how survivors of zombie apocalypse are trying […]

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Red fort

There are many historical structures in Delhi. Red Fort is one of them. It is renowned all over the world. It is a sign of Mughal power and majesty. The […]

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The world’s first author

One such author was the world’s first author, and despite such a feat not much is known about her by the general populace. 4,300 years ago, in ancient Sumer, the most powerful person in the city of Ur was banished to wander the vast desert. Her name was Enheduanna, a high priestess and the world’s first author. And by the time of her exile, she had written forty-two hymns and three epic poems— and Sumer hadn’t heard the last of her……

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Why are numbers banned?

By 600 B.C.E ancient Greece, the study of numbers was well developed. Pythagoras, one of the most famous mathematicians and his school of followers found numerical patterns in shapes, music and stars. For them math held the deepest secrets of the universe. But one Pythagorean named Hippasus discovered something disturbing……….

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