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NIAS scientists to rebuild Tipu's famed Mysurean rocket

A team of scientists from the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) will embark upon a rocket-building project with the sole intention of replicating Tipu Sultan's Mysurean rockets, which had the British army running for cover over two centuries ago. Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

Why You Need to Go to Lapland This Winter

Bloomberg Finnish Lapland may be in near-constant darkness come winter, but all the better to see the dancing lights of the aurora borealis. This sprawling wilderness where reindeer outnumber humans, offers excellent skiing, snowshoeing, husky rides, and ice ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
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Crowd-sourcing, Google help Railways showcase its heritage

New Delhi: In partnership with Google, the Railways has undertaken an elaborate crowd-sourcing exercise to create a digital repository of its rich heritage and provide passengers a free virtual tour. In a pilot project, Google Cultural Institute has deployed ...
 Sify1 week ago

UGC Prohibits Deemed Varsities From Calling Themselves A ‘University’!

University Grants Commission has created ripples across the higher education sector in India, as they have prohibited some of the most reputed, and popular institutions from using ‘University’ tag in their names. These institutions were deemed varsities, ...
 Trak.in4 weeks ago
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Origin book review: The story is not half as gripping as Dan Brown's older works

Usually, when there is another Dan Brown book around the corner the usual reaction is: “Oh god! Another one!?!” And as ironically as we do invoke god for this exasperation, we know that we are definitely going to read what Brown has come up with ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Inarritu's VR installation to receive special Oscar award

Filmmaker Alejandro G Inarritus virtual reality installation Carne y Arena will receive a special Oscar statuette this year. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will give the trophy to the filmmaker "in recognition of a visionary and powerful ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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14 images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

It's a wild and brutal world outside and it is evident in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. Chosen from almost 50,000 entries submitted from 92 countries around the world, these photos will blow your mind. The exhibition opens at London’s Natural History Museum on 20 October 2017 before touring across the United Kingdom and internationally. The exhibition will be on show at the Museum of Texas in the United States, from 2 March 2018 and at Houston Museum of Natural ...
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Tourists send city cash registers ringing

There was huge rush in the Pink City on Diwali. For the four days 70,000 domestic and foreign tourists arrived in the city to witness the world famous Diwali decorations in Jaipur. Amber received the highest footfall followed by Nahargarh, Hawa Mahal, Jantar ...
 DNA1 month ago
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Why our history and culture are so important

'Culture is our asset. Culture is our identity.''Wherever you go in India, every millimetre can be measured with culture.''There is so much to see that even one life is not enough.'   IMAGE: Anwar-i-Suhayli is a Persian translation by Vaiz Kashifi of Kalilah-wa-Damnah, an Arabic version of the Panchtantra.This richly illustrated manuscript was commissioned by Emperor Akbar.Photograph: Kind courtesy, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya Web site. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, director ...
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Zero's Homecoming

The Indian high commission in London is making efforts to take the manuscript to India for display. Ashis Ray reports. Photographs: Courtesy Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.  If diplomacy and persuasion succeed, there could be an historic homecoming, albeit temporarily, of the Bakhshali Manuscript -- the oldest recorded evidence of the origin of the zero symbol, an Indian invention. A government source disclosed the Indian high commission in London is making efforts to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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