Culture

The greatest leader is one who inspires others to be leaders…

Radhanath Swami..

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Archaeologists unearth evidence of earliest large-scale celebrations in Britain

Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of the earliest large-scale celebrations in Britain when people and animals travelled hundreds of miles for prehistoric feasting rituals near the world-famous monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury...

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Another piece of Harrapan jigsaw- Archaeologists unearths 5,000-year-old skeleton in Kutch

After the 2 months of meticulous work, Archaeologists in Gujarat have discovered the enormous burial site around 360 Km from Dholavira in the Kutch. Dholavira is one of the most important sites of Harrapan culture in India...

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Lok Sabha hears the scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes

In order to improve financial and socio-economic status of the old aged artistes and scholars who have contributed significantly in their specialized fields of arts, letters etc. but leading a miserable life or are in penury condition, a scheme namely “Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes” will be implemented by the Government...

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Indian Railways gives new beautiful look to Sehore station! See gorgeous pics

Indian Railways is on the high mode to beautify its stations in every term like cleanliness, proper amenities, beautiful picture painting of stations etc. The latest one to join the fleet of beautified railway stations is Sehore railway station in the state of Madhya Pradesh. At present, the work on wall paintings for the beautification of Sehore railway station is still in progress. Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachhata Mission, so far the national transporter has beautified as many as 10 ..

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Rashtrapati Bhavan to open doors for annual Udyanotsav from Feb 6; President Kovind inaugurates the festival

Rashtrapati Bhavan will open its doors of beautiful gardens for public from February 6. President Ram Nath Kovind opened the annual Udyanotsav of Rashtrapati Bhavan today. The Mughal Gardens will remain open for the general public from coming Wednesday to 10th of next month between 9 in the morning to 4 in the evening...

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Dust…Humidity…hard work… After a decade of work, Tutankhamun’s tomb restored to its former grandeur

After almost a decade, a team of international experts on Thursday revealed the results of their meticulous work to preserve the tomb of Egypt’s legendary Pharaoh Tutankhamun...

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Work hard..! Unless there is a grace, success cannot hold the hand...

Aruna Sairam..

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Evangelegical, jihadi forces biggest threat to Indian social fabric: Tarun Vijay

Christian evangelical and Islamic jihadi forces hell bent on furthering their conversion and terror tactics to divide the Indian society pose a biggest threat to Indian social fabric, said former Rajya Sabha MP and former Editor of Panchjanya weekly Tarun Vijay...

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#Thiruvalluvar Day: kneeling in the Memory of greatest Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar

“One is not great because of one’s birth in the noble family; one is not low because of one’s low birth”, the groundbreaking statement by great Tamil poet, Thiruvalluvar, commonly know as Valluvar, is a beacon for many against Casteism still today...

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FANS activists visit Andaman & Nicobar Island, pay homage to freedom fighters

In a solemn function held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of first national flag hoisting on liberated Indian soil by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and his Indian National Army (NA) on December 30, 1943, hundreds of people paid homage to the freedom fighters that languished in the infamous Cellular Jail of Andaman and Nicobar Island...

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Dubai hosts exhibition : Gandhiji, Khadi and Gita Intelligence for the 21st Century

The Consulate General of India in Dubai will host a poster exhibition titled 'Gandhiji, Khadi and Gita Intelligence for the 21st Century' at the Consulate premises next week. A poster exhibition on the relevance of ‘Bhagavad Gita’ combined with the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi will be organised by the CGI, Dubai and VijnanVikas Pattern Institute on 4th and 5th of January. The exhibition is being conducted as a part of celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi...

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The Battle of Chamkaur: An epic that changed the course of Indian history

In western history, battles that have changed the course of history are well chronicled. They also form part of the folklore of the country. Two such examples are the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 and the Battle of Waterloo in 1815...

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'BHASHA SANGAM' Program to provide multilingual exposure to students in Indian Languages

Bhasha Sangam a Celebration of Linguistic Diversity which marks the appreciation of the unique symphony of languages of our country has been initiated by the Department of School Education & Literacy has initiated–, last month to December 21...

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Sahitya Academy announces awards for 2018

Sahitya Akademi today announced its annual Awards in 24 languages. Seven books of poetry, six novels, six short stories, three of literary criticism and two of essays have won the Sahitya Akademi Awards, 2018...

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The hunt of stolen Indian Artifacts- India Pride Project

Pritesh Patel is a modern treasure hunter. When he first time visited the British Museum, he felt that, all the Indian artifacts which are showcased in museum belongs to India and people of India. Now he is volunteer for “INDIA PRIDE PROJECT”...

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Kartarpur, India, Pakistan and Radcliffe

Kartarpur is one place on which India had more claim in the name of religion than Pakistan had. The Kartarpur Gurudwara went to Pakistan because the Redcliff line and the Sikhs remained in India. The Sikhs had lost Lahore and Nankana Sahib but loss of Kartarpur was more painful...

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More women opt for management studies

“The IIMs are consciously giving leverage to women to increase diversity in classrooms. We want more women in our institutes”, said CAT convener Sumanta Basu...

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Remembering 26/11

The entire nation paid a tribute to those martyrs who saved Mumbai and Mumbaikars, risking their own lives against the 26/11 terror attacks...

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Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings are still relevant in modern times: Bhayyaji Joshi

Paying rich tributes to founder of Sikh Sect Guru Nanak Devji on his 550th “Prakash Parv”, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarkaryawah Suresh alias Bhayyaji Joshi said that Guru Nanak Devji led the people on to a righteous path and paved the way leading a pure life. His teachings are relevant even in the present situation, he added...

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An Ideal New Year Gift: Autobiography of India

Bharath Gyan is conceptualized by D. K. Hari and D. K. Hema Hari with the objective to scientifically collate and disseminate the knowledge of India and its ties with other civilazations from ancient to modern times. ..

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You've really got to love what you do, and you've got to put in everything that you have to the job…

Garima Arora..

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Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of Tricolour hoisting by Bose

The government Thursday decided to release a Rs 75 commemorative coin on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the hoisting of Tricolour for the first time by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Port Blair...

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1962 India’s China War – Himalayan Blunder or National Shame?

The mere fact of Chinese unilateral declaration of ceasefire and withdrawing forces from the foothills of North East Frontier Agency (present day Arunachal Pradesh) to Tibet is certainly a direct slap on the face of Nehru’s pretensions of “Third World” leadership in the 1962 War. Truly, it was a national shame and disgrace...

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World's oldest intact shipwreck found in black sea

An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea. The vessel is one of more than 60 shipwrecks including Roman ships and a 17th-century Cossack raiding fleet identified by the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project...

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A “Museum on Prime Ministers of India” to be set up soon

India’s each and every Prime Minister’s life, , works and significant contributions made towards nation building will be under one roof soon as a “Museum on Prime Ministers of India” is to be set up. Minister for Culture Dr. Mahesh and Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri laid the Foundation stone for proposed Museumat Teen Murti Estate on Monday...

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Nation remembers 'Saarthi' of Pokhran 2, our missile man Dr APJ Abdul Kalam oh his 87th birth anniversary

87 years ago, a man was born who has been an inspiration to many, He taught the people of the country and the generations to dream, he was none other but our former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. He was fondly known as India's 'Missile Man'...

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One has to be fully committed to one’s career … otherwise there is no point…

Lata Mangeshkar..

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Renowned Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi passes away

Renowned Hindustani musician Annapurna Devi passed away at the Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai today. She was 91. According to hospital officials, the legendary singer breathed her last at 3.51 am. She was suffering from age-related issues for the last few years. Annapurna Devi was an Indian Surbahar player of Hindustani classical music and she was the daughter and disciple of Allauddin Khan...

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Maa Durga and cosmic divinity

For many of us, Durga Puja is more of an excuse to eat, drink and be merry...Are we aware of the philosophies behind this annual celebration? There is not one single philosophy, actually...

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IAF live experience in 1971 Indo-Pak War

The author, though an Infantry Officer employed with Special Frontier Force to train and operate with Mukti Bahini, was fortunate to witness an aerial battle which few officers could witness...

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History flashback! Have a look at century old irrigation facility

Times change but sometimes the emotions remains the same. Likewise we still follow our centuries ago culture, our tradition but still one of the old cultures is still being tagged. Two irrigation facilities in Telangana were given the heritage tag by the International Executive Council, the apex decision-making body of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), at its 69th Council meeting in Saskatoon, Canada...

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It’s a great feeling to be wanted but it’s more exciting to be inaccessible…

Shreya Ghoshal..

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Five Famous Female Teachers in History

Five Famous Female Teachers in History..

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Art has been treated as cherry on the cake but it shall be as yeast…

Mallika Sarabhai ..

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Selfie in ‘50s! Our Lata Didi shares her self-clicked picture

Nowadays it is a very common scenario which we see at most of the tourist places, people clicking their selfies in whatever poses they like. The selfie culture has been trendy from last 5-6 years a much but this selfie below was clicked in the 1950s. Yes, you heard it correct nearly 65 years ago...

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India gets back 12th century stolen Buddha statue from British Police on Independence Day

A 12th-century bronze Buddha statue stolen from a museum at Nalanda in Bihar nearly 60 years ago was returned to India today by the London's Metropolitan Police as part of a ceremony to mark India's Independence Day...

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The mirage of indigenous people’s day

August 9 is observed world over as the International Day of the Indigenous Peoples. It is promoted by the United Nations and is also known as ‘First People’s Day, National Indigenous People’s Day, Native American Day etc. in different countries across the globe. In India it is known and celebrated as ‘Adivasi Diwas’...

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‘Project Mausam’ pours around 6 crores for 2 years in cultural wallet

Project Mausam, an initiative to explore the multi-faceted Indian Ocean ‘world’ has been poured with an amount of Rs 6,00,39,297 for F.Y 2018-19 and 2019-20 said MoS for Culture Dr. Mahesh Sharma while answering a question asked in Lok Sabha on Monday...

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International Minjar fair of Chamba concludes with much fanfare, religious fervor

On Sunday, the famous eight-day long international Minjar fair of Chamba was concluded with much fanfare and religious fervor. Notably, the concluding ceremony procession led by Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur was started from Akhand Chandi Palace to Manjri Garden on the bank of river Ravi to immerse the Minjar (golden tassel) in a traditional manner in the river. They were followed by palanquins of local deities, cultural troupes besides people from different walks of the life...

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#PingaliVenkayya: The man who designed our Tiranga - symbol of courage, honesty and prosperity

In 13 days we will be celebrating our Independence Day. The celebration starts with hoisting our National Flag, Tiranga, Tricolor. But do we know who designed this flag to which we proudly salute, which is a symbol of ‘peace’, ‘love’, ‘unity’, ‘identity of being Indian’, ‘sense of dedication’, ‘emotions’, ‘patriotism’ and the definition goes on. The man who designed it is none other than Pingali Venkayya. Today we remember him on his 142nd birth anniversary with a salute...

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Millennia of onslaughts & resistance; Christianity as a tool for colonialism: part 2

Every colonial power from the Portuguese, French, Dutch to the British acted on the principles of three ‘C’ which can be summarised as, Colonialism, Christianity and commerce. In their own notion of a civilized society, one true God and one holy book, they acted on the lines of fascism. ..

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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy demands special team for excavation of submerged Dwarka; writes to PM Modi

BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the excavation of submerged Dwarka in Gujarat. In an official letter, the former Union Minister requested that a special team should be constituted in order to re-open the long pending expedition...

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We remember Lokmanya Tilak who defined ‘Swaraj’ and brought uprising against British rulers on his birth anniversary

A scholar, a mathematician, a philosopher, a social reformer, a nationalist…… these many names for a single person who took birth with one and only one aim, to make our India free from the clutches of British Raj. He is none other but Bal Gangadhar Tilak (also popularly Lokmanya Tilak). On his 162nd birth anniversary the whole nation bows for his courage and a loud voice for his mother country’s freedom...

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Maluti Project to conserve 62 dilapidated temples of our country

7th Annual General Body Meeting of Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development (ITRHD) was inaugurated on Saturday which stressed on to the preservation of Indian Heritage and Culture in Rural India and working in about 7 states of India...

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Recalling 43rd anniversary of the darkest chapter of transforming India into ‘Dynasty Democracy’: The Emergency

PM Modi, recalling the darkest chapter of Independent Indian History ‘The Emergency’ said that India remembers the Emergency as a dark period during which every institution was subverted and an atmosphere of fear was created. Not only people but also ideas and artistic freedom were held hostage to power politics...

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An epitome of valor, courage and bravery! India recalls "Bharat ka Veer Putra" Maharana Pratap- The Great

An epitome of courage, bravery and strength, Maharana Pratap is truly called as ‘Bharat ke Veer Putra’. Inspiring millions, the bravery and courage of the great Maharana Pratap are still talked about in the 21st century. As the nation recalls the great example of strength and self respect, Maharana Pratap still leads the Indian history for his valour and daring attitude...

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ASI digs out historical jewels which throws light on the era of ‘Mahabharata’

History is something which cannot be limited only on papers; it can be found anywhere, anytime. Likewise Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavated and found out such historical jewels which have glorified our eyes. ASI has found out “royal burials” with remains of chariots dating 2000BC-1800BC which means nearly of Mahabharata Age...

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'1883' this day, a man with knowledge of Shastras and Shaastras was born to which the nation bows: Veer Savarkar

A person who’s each and every breath said only one thing “Freedom of Mother India” from the clutches of the goons “Britishers” who ruled our nation ruthlessly, whose thoughts were flooding for Indian Freedom from a cellular Jail in Andaman Islands (far away from mainland India), he was none other than Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Swatantryaveer Savarkar or Veer Savarkar...

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Vedic Saraswati river no more a myth, dear Leftists; rejuvenation on mission mode

Now, today, the revival of river Saraswati would make a major transformation in the region of Haryana and Rajasthan and it will help the water scarcity of the region, also, it will be a big slap on the cheek of the India hater Commies and Libtards. ..

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Those people who work very hard but fail again and again don’t give up

Jack Ma..

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MHI escorts 27 children to Lucknow, restores them with their parents

My Home India (MHI), Mumbai unit under its Chiled Welfare project named “Sapno se Apno Tak” conducted an escort operation of 27 children from Mumbai to Lucknow on Monday...

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The importance of 10th May in Indian history

It was this date that inspired the Indians to take up arms in rebellion against the tyrannical rule of the British East India Company. The flames of the revolution spread from Barrackpore to Meerut, from Delhi to Chennai with thousands of ‘Hindustani’ sacrificed their lives at the altar of the Mother Bharat to free her from the foreign yoke...

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India-Israel share ‘art ties’: National Gallery of Modern Art to showcase contemporary Israel art

India-Israel friendship roots to different arenas right from agriculture to cinema! To showcase the contemporary art from Israel, the National Gallery of Modern Art is set to hold an exhibition titled ‘To the End of Land’...

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Savarkar had no hand in Mahatma’s murder, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has frustrated efforts of vested interests to embroil Swantryaveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s name in assassination of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and has once again cleared doubts on his involvement...

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Cherishing cultural bond, Kiren Rijiju says ‘no force in the world can separate Arunachal from India’

“No force in the world can separate Arunachal Pradesh from India,’ said Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on the occasion of Madhavpur fair organised jointly by Ministry of Culture and the Gujarat government at Madhavpur Ghed near Porbandar...

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Culture is the way we Indians live together and remain united: Dr Mahesh Sharma

Culture is the way we Indians live together and remain united. Our Culture is our identity locally, nationally and globally and we need to regularly celebrate our local culture and cultural acumen and its interface with other cultural spheres around us in any of its manifestations. This was said by Culture Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday which was the penultimate day of Madhavpur Mela in Gujarat...

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Incredible! Colourful, rich culture of North East to be showcased in Gujarat’s Madhavpur Mela

In a unique initiative, the four-day-long Madhavpur Mela which began on Sunday morning will see its first-ever cultural integration with the North-East under the banner of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat. Notably, the Madhavpur Mela which began today will conclude on 28th of this month is being held in Madhavpur Ghed, District Porbandar in Gujarat in a grand way...

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Plethora of reasons to celebrate rich heritage: ‘Odisha Parba’ rejoices its varied culture and art at India Gate

‘Odisha Parba’ celebrated the east India’s unique culture: the 3-day festival that rejoiced Odisha’s rich cultural heritage on the lanes of India Gate. Regional dance, music, history etc were the top notches of ‘Odisha Parba’. The event was inaugurated by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Mishra...

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India Gate opens its gate to unveil rich culture and heritage of Odisha

India comprises of rich culture and tradition and has time and again exhibited the rich talent and ethnicity. Owing to display the richness, a three festival has been organised to celebrate Odisha's culture, tradition, heritage and cuisine have been commenced from today in the lawns of the India Gate...

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Shigmotsav- Festival of ‘being entirely ourselves’ through the words of expert Datta Naik

Shigmotsav is a spring festival celebrated in the Indian state of Goa, where it is one of the major festivals of the Hindu community but what exactly the Shigmotsav is? Do we know the exact aim of this festival? From the desk of Goa’s cultural expert Datta Naik we get deep and out of the box knowledge about this festival...

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Want to scroll your eyes for archives? Then go through this book “Archives Reads”

To inculcate archival awareness among the masses, to bring prominent historians closer to the young readers and to showcase the vast treasure of archives available with NAI for research and reference purposes, a Book Reading Series entitled “Archives Reads” has been launched...

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Sanskriti Mahotsav concludes with mélange of culture and memo on Swachh Bharat

Integrating tangible and intangible heritage of the city synced with the celebration of cultural and creative industries, the two day cultural programme in Varanasi concluded disseminating the message of Swachh Bharat...

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Language triumphs over barrier: West Bengal, Bangladesh celebrate Mother Language Day on border

International Mother Language day holds a special place among every Bengali speaking people. They remember “Bhasa Shahid” or martyrs who laid their life for language. It was on 21 February 1952, that many students of Dhaka University laid down their lives to protest the imposition of Urdu and denial of official language status to Bengali by the ruling Punjabi elite of Pakistan. The two sides Bangladesh, West Bengal forgetting the border come closer on this particular day every year...

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Protect the richest heritage of any community: Never let fade the pride of mother language

We always talk about sexist, racist, communal issues which discriminate people. But what’s the worst discrimination you know? The one based on language. Mother language or native language never should be taken away from someone. Unfortunately, in an age of globalization the countries with a colonial hangover are more and more succumbing to foreign languages. On this international mother language day, let’s pledge one thing, to protect our mother language till our last breath. ..

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"Larger conspiracy" behind the Mahatma Gandhi's assassination?

Phadnis who is the trustee of Abhinav Bharat told the court that he has sought opinion from a senior attorney in New York, who has 40 years of experience, and as per him forensic technologies were available to examine old documents like a photograph of Gandhi, published in a newspaper on January 31, 1948, which shows four wounds on his body...

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Art and cultural ties have united humanity: VP Naidu

Art and cultural ties have united humanity from time immemorial and ancient civilizations like the Greek, Roman, Babylonian, Egyptian and Indus Valley civilizations have enriched the cultural capital of the world. This was said by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday while addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 8th Theatre Olympics and releasing it’s logo titled ‘Flag of Friendship’...

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Unique 1,800-year-old colorful mosaic uncovered by Israeli archaeologists

Excavations always have had a niche in studying the ancestors and the lifestyle they lived. A unique mosaic was discovered in the ancient Israeli city named as Caesarea National Park...

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Remembering the maestro: Let’s revisit the Ghazals sung by Jagjit Singh which still resonate with us

Music is for inspiration, not for competition. Beholder of the view, Ghazal King, Jagjit Singh could heal any wounded heart with his dip, soulful, sound voice. While Ghazal was slowly losing popularity, the maestro should definitely be remembered for revitalizing Ghazal for listener from every class. The legend was born on February 8 and passed away on October 10, 2011 at the age of 70 but his voice still resonates with his us...

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‘Padmavati’ and the modern times playboys

Every community has its own viewpoint on a social issue. That usually varies with the time. What was considered too outrageous some thirty years ago is seen pretty normal now. Why? Then it calls for a serious introspection vis-a-vis the social changes, and our acceptance of lot many things. Well, we love to consume now anything which is seemingly mouth-watering, even though they may cause social indigestion and spiritual anaemia...

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Time machine ride: Egyptian Archaeologists unearth 4,400 years old tomb

The land of antiquity, Egypt, never goes out of Archaeological surprises. Again, Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the pyramids outside Cairo. A complete time-machine ride can be taken in Egypt through these sites...

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Hedgewar and Toynbee in historical perspective

Long before famous historian Arnold Toynbee Dr. K. B. Hedgewar, the founder of the RSS had proposed the same theory for the rejuvenation of Hindu nation with some quantitative difference. He suggested that 3% of urban and 1% of rural population in India will have to be trained and organized as a solid force of Hindus such that they will take along the remaining 97% and 99% respectively to meet any challenges to establish Hindu nation. ..

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The Nature of Pleasure in Art

rt needs two to complete and realize it, the creator of the art and the connoisseur. The nature of pleasure in the two parties is not identical but can have many commonalities. Here the nature of pleasure in the connoisseur is discussed in the particular context of Indian Classical Music...

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Uttarakhand to get three museums; one of them based on River Ganga

To enhance tourism as well as culture, three museums are to be set up in the different parts of the state. The unique features of one of the museums will be that it will be based on river Ganga...

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It is only an artist who works with all his heart: Dr Mahesh Sharma

A person who does physical toil is a laborer, a person who utilizes his brain to work can be an engineer but it is only an artist who works with all his heart. Let us help all these artists to get a platform to display their art and creativity says Dr. Mahesh Sharma, MoS Culture while inaugurating a national exhibition of the Lalit Kala Akademi...

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7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav welcomes bright performances uniting India with diverse cultures

7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav kicked off with bright performances representing sacred cultures of the nation. Inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma under “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.''..

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Look at these copper plates which still tells Indo-Israel relation sagas

Maintaining foreign relations is a very crucial part of every country. A good relation with other countries yields good fruits for one’s nation. But this maintaining relation is not a new concept if one says that is centuries old then? yes it is true as below is the proof, the picture shows nearly 1600 years old copper plate which welcomes a Jewish leader to India...

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Nation celebrates Makar Sankranti; President & PM greet people

The Makar Sankranti festival is known by different names in different parts of the country. It is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Bhogali Bihu in Assam and Poush Sankranti in West Bengal...

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Redefining art by blending history of ‘India and the World’ in an exhibition

Redefining the art and culture of ancient times, here comes a breathtaking exhibition that blends history of India and the world. India and the World: A History in nine stories, the exhibition showcases some of the most important objects and works of art from the Indian subcontinent. ..

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A century old Indian Passport! Have a look at this historical gem

A small black covered diary type book on which it is typed “Republic Of India” or “भारत गणराज्य” then surely it will be a passport of India. Nowadays passport services are so smooth that getting passport has now become easier. But have you ever thought that how people must have got passport during British era or how were the passports during that time?..

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International Hindi Day: Moment to spread awareness for the condition of our Matru Bhasha

Each and every nation has its own national and official language. It might one or more. But in a secular nation like Bharat, there is no national language but we have our official language as Hindi. Hindi is the most spoken language in the country. Along with this, each state has one more official language like Gujarati of Gujarat, Marathi of Maharashtra, Tamil of Tamil Nadu and so on...

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Film and photographs connecting neighbours; Kolkata hosting Bangladeshi cultural Fest

Winter is always a favorite season of Kolkata peeps but not due to weather only. Various kind of film festivals, musical festivals, and all cultural activities get more geared up during this season in the cultural capital of India. Now, the city is submerged in a Bangladesh Film Festival and Liberation War-based photography exhibition which was inaugurated by neighboring country's Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu...

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‘USTAAD’ ka Hunar Haat: Exploring Indian Art, Crafts and Cuisine

Bringing back the heritage of Indian culture, ‘Hunar Haat’ is back with an exhibition dedicated to discover the art and craft along with the cuisine of India and particularly for the minority communities. ..

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Gifts of 'ART'ministration: Artists knocks heart of PM Modi with super pristine gifts

Art is a gift of God which is given to some specials. Art can please anyone whether a rich or a poor, a king or a slave or it may be a minister or a citizen, art has no bondage. Likewise, some of the specially gifted citizens of India knocked the doors of our beloved PM Modi to gift him with their unique art pieces...

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For 16-year-old Nadeem Khan Gita is source of inspiration

Nadeem, who first saw the Bhagwad Gita in his school library got attracted to it and his teachers helped him learn the verses and explained their meaning. He found the language quite simple, interesting and easy. The verses have in-depth inspiring message and he loved to recite them, he said...

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Upgradation and modernisation of museums is carried out on a continuous basis: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Museum is a place which gives you a historic emotion, knowledge and information in this modern age also. It directly carries you to even centuries ago. But this needs maintenance and upgradation too...

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Blend of Ancient and modern Indian education system can only guide for better living: Dalai Lama

Tibetan Spiritual leader Dalai Lama stressed on inclusion of ‘Old Indian Knowledge’ to the modern education which is immensely useful in modern times. As the modern world is suffering from ‘emotional crisis’ it is very necessary to built a bridge between the ancient Indian and modern Indian education systems...

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Google salutes legendary singer Mohd Rafi on his 93rd birth anniversary

Google has honoured the legendary Indian playback singer Mohd Rafi by dedicating a doodle to him on his 93rd birth anniversary which falls on today. Rafi was born on December 24, 1924 in Kotla Sultan Singh, a small village near Majitha in Amritsar district of Punjab...

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Leela: Exhibition which is a Setu between Ramayana and You

An exhibition on Ramayana Tradition which presents that Ramayana is not merely a retelling of the story of Dasharathi Rama, but explores some fundamental categories of Indian thoughts such as brahman, shabda, dhvani, nama, rupa etc. is held till December 28...

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Rama always been a source of inspiration for all

Dr Mahesh Sharma..

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India is always ahead to improve heritage management and development: Dr Mahesh Sharma

With participation of around 900 professionals across 80 countries, the General Assembly of ICOMOS International concluded successfully on Friday. The Government of India is committed to support activities of International Council for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) says Dr. Mahesh Sharma, MoS for Culture while speaking on the occasion...

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#VijayDiwas: Remembering the brave hearts who liberated a nation from a dark dictatorship

A group of people who do not only save its own country but also gave birth to a new nation, liberated country – that is the example of the gallantry of Indian Army. 16th December is one of the most important dates in the glorious history of India. Back in 1971 on this day, Pakistani Forces surrendered with his forces to the joint forces of Bangladesh and India marking the end of Bangladesh liberation war. Since then, the neighboring friends, India and Bangladesh celebrate Vijay Diwas, also known ..

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Misreporting in Media: No order to ban chanting mantras during Amarnath Yatra

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) clarified that it has not declared the Amarnath cave shrine in the South Kashmir Himalayas a silence zone. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, said, due silence has to be maintained only in front of the ice stalagmite resembling the 'ShivaLinga'...

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Jerusalem and Ayodhya: The December 6 connection

Jerusalem was recognized as Capital of Israel by the US President Donald Trump on December 6. Coincidentally, it was the date when the Karsevaks brought down the symbol of slavery at Ramjanmabhumi in Ayodhya. ..

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Ram Setu, not a myth; it's man made: claims Science Channel show

India's historical places like mythological river Saraswati, Shree Krishna's underwater city of Dwarka,35 sites in northern India of Mahabharata era and much more are questioned by the Leftist Historians as myths...

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Undoubtedly the Muslims of India are Hindu Mussalmans –III

The author infers that the Muslims in India are the descendants of Hindu ancestors and as such they are Hindu Mussalmans...

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Mine of Antiquities: Tombs dating back to 3500 years found in Egypt

Egypt can be said the biggest museum of antiques on this earth. Archaeologists keep finding new discoveries in the country. Adding one more to the long list, Archeologists have found a mummy dating back to 3500 years along with several other old items in one unexplored tomb. The discoveries continuously boost country’s tourism as ancient Egypt civilization till today attracts several people...

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Indian-Muslims or Hindu-Mussalmans: A psycho cultural Analysis - II

This is the second in the three--article series by the author to impress and underline the fact that Indian Muslims belong to the great Hindu tradition and cultural heritage. ..

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PM Narendra Modi to unveil statue of social reformer Sri Ramanujacharya

Making the auspicious occasion of Ramanujacharya’s Sahasrabdi (1000 years anniversary) Telangana state government will be erecting a humongous statue of the veteran social reformer. According to media reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the grand function in April 2018...

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Hyderabad artist 'Nails it':Have a look at these 'Nail Potraits'

Everyone is gifted with some or the other talent. Some are good at writing, then some are good at dancing etc. likewise a person from Hyderabad is gifted with some unique talent. He paints but not on the canvas but on his own nails...

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