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Delhi's air pollution behind corrosion of Ashoka Pillar?
Times of India

Ashoka Pillar: The pillar that marked the southern end of Beng...

. The next day , C Rajagopalachari, the last governor-general of India, was to unveil a historic stone nameplate on the base of the Ashoka Pillar to mark the birth of Jayanagar in South Bengaluru. Char was the official contractor of the project ... Economic Times, 1 month ago
ASI team checks Ashokan pillar Times of India, 1 month ago

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Deccan Chronicle, 3 months ago
DNA India, 4 months ago

Heritage at stake

: A stone pillar dating to the Mauryan empire at the Feroz Shah Kotla Fort here has shown signs of corrosion, with a part of the inscription flaking away. Although it is not clear as to when the corrosion started, heritage enthusiasts and historians ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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The iconic hotel that Nehru built

Nehru decided to build The Ashok in New Delhi to host a UNESCO conference. For a prime minister focussed on India building with projects like the Bhakra-Nangal Dam, IITs and factories, "the hotel spoke of the gumption of the country at that time."  Manavi Kapur traces the eventful journey of the hotel, which has now completed 60 years. The Ashok wears the scars of the myriad seasons of New Delhi, stains of time marring its once-pristine pink sandstone facade. It's still grand but no ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Indiatimes

Renowned Artist Dinanath Bhargava, One Of The Designers Of National Emblem, Dies At The Age Of 89

Internationally renowned artist Dinanath Bhargava who designed the national emblem of India, Lion Capital of Ashoka along with five others, breathed his last at the age of 89 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, 24 December 2016. Bhargava had ...
 The Logical Indian3 weeks ago Dinanath Bhargava, One Of The Designers Of National Emblem, Dies At The Age Of 89, Know About Him  The Logical Indian3 weeks ago We Know Very Little About The Man Who Designed Our National Emblem. Here Are Some Facts About...  Indiatimes3 weeks ago Artist who sketched national emblem dies at 89  Times of India3 weeks ago

Lions may get their share in Budget

Ahmedabad: For the first time after 1972, when the king of the jungle had been dethroned from its position as national animal by the Royal Bengal Tiger, a joint committee of the parliament has decided to give the Asiatic lion its due respect and ...
 Times of India21 hours ago
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Some questions for Parliament panel to ask RBI guv

James Wilson has been tracking the demonetisation drive since it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8. During his investigation, he discovered that contrary to claims, no new security features have been added to the new currency notes apart from what existed in the ones that were demonetised, and hence counterfeiting is not going to be halted. He posted his findings on his blog titled 'Decipher the Demonetisation'. With Wilson's kind permission, Rediff.com is ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago BJP leaders bought property before demonetisation: Cong  Gulf News1 month ago BJP leaders knew about demonetisation  Gulf News1 month ago

The tree that shaped history

Fig trees have not only witnessed history but have shaped it and they could even enrich our future Over 2,000 years ago, an important tree had one of its branches removed on the order of Indian emperor Ashoka the Great. It was under this very tree ...
 BBC1 day ago
Hindustan Times

1857 Mutiny Trail: A walk down the memory lane of Indian Independence

Most of us know about the Sepoy Mutiny and the revolt of 1857 —India's First War of Independence — but many wouldn't be familiar with the lesser-known facts about the event. In order to give some more insight on the monuments connected to the ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Harvard U.S.-India meet from Jan. 7 in Mumbai

To foster long-term relationships among young leaders across the globe and to create a dialogue among students on issues related to India, the third annual Harvard U.S.-India Conference will be held on January 7 and 8 in Mumbai. Critical issues ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
Business Today India

Now, Mahatma Gandhi goes missing in Rs 2000 notes

In a case which could fuel confusion among people, an SBI bank official handed over Rs 2,000 notes with Mahatma Gandhi's image missing to farmers saying they were not fake. According to reports, two farmers from Sheopur district in Madhya Pradesh ...
 Business Today India1 week ago Rs 2000: High on functionality but widely criticised  Economic Times1 month ago New Rs 20 & Rs 50 currency notes coming soon! What should be the colour after pink Rs 2000 and stone grey Rs 500 banknotes issued by RBI?  India.com1 month ago How to differentiate between genuine and fake Rs 2000, Rs 500 notes  ABP Live1 month ago
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