Exactly 240 years before Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis took oath of office, another Fadnavis had sworn to protect a 40-day old Peshwa, thereby becoming one of the most powerful men in India. He was Nana Fadnavis. For over 20 years, he called the ... Times of India, 2 weeks ago
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Located near Sonori Village on Pune-Saswad Road, Fort Malhargad is the youngest-built fort of the Maratha empire. Named after Lord Malhari (also known as Khandoba), an avatar of Shiva, this was the last fort built under the rule of the Peshwas. ...Mid Day, 2 months ago
The fact that Kolhapur also produces some of the purest jaggery, and the freshest, creamiest milk and yoghurt, is somehow lost in the clamour over the pungency of the curries, says Aditya Mehendale One wonders if the demon Kolhasura, for whom ...New Delhi Pioneer, 13 hours ago
Famous for Kumbh Mela, it is one of 7 sacred cities A great devout center on the banks of riverShipra, , in the central Indian state ofMadhya Pradesh, is regarded as a sacredplace since time immemorial. A holy city, which found its mention in the ...IndiaPost, 17 hours ago
The speakers at the first Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Lectures in Goa, on Dec 6th and 7th 2014, were rather unassuming in their manner but left their audience with much to think about. Dr. Varsha Ayyar, of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, who ...Goa Herald, 3 days ago
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Mumbai, Jan 23 A team of 44 NCC cadets successfully completed the first phase of commemorative 'Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre: Konkan Ratna' Whaler Boat Sailing Expedition in the Arabian Sea, officials said here Friday. Launched Jan 18 from Devgad port ...ProKerala.com, 6 days ago Sailing expedition remembers Angres contribution to naval warfare Mumbai News.Net, 6 days ago
The second edition of Royal India Luxury Show (RILS), Dubai (Dec.4- 5, 2014) was graced by a host of celebrities, ranging from high net worth individuals to high powered movers and shakers. One of them was Yuvraj Sambhaji Chhatrapati Maharaj, ...The Gulf Today, 3 weeks ago
One of the great obsessions of the late cartoonist Mario Miranda, was to restore and conserve a fort in his native Goa. For around two decades he doggedly pursued the matter through INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Mario ...Mid Day, 3 weeks ago
PUNE: 'After five generations of Rock County Wilsons' is the refrain of the country music classic that laments the decline of family ties and values, but if the actions of five generations of the Bhosale clan are anything to go by, some family ...Times of India, 4 weeks ago
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