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Travelogue: A mystic journey

Legends, tales and history can leave an unforgettable vivid imprint on your mind as you walk through the small clearings amid the forests of Rajgir or Rajagriha – the house of the royals. It’s an ancient capital of the most powerful empire Magadha until ... The Financial Chronicle, 9 hours ago

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Wheel of Time

THE BUDDHA IS said to have preached during the last year of his life at a place called Dhanyakatakam in the present- day Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. One of his students at that event was King Suchandara, who had travelled a great distance from his kingdom ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago

When Greeks were less fond of Alexander the Great

To modern Greeks, Alexander the Great is an integral part of their rich heritage -- one of history's greatest conquerors who toppled the hated Persian Empire and took Greek culture as far as Egypt and India.But ancient Greek city-states, who spent more than a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Why mustard needs to put on the national agenda

Carrots came to India from Afghanistan sometime around the 10th century; potatoes were brought by the Portuguese in the 17th century. However, theres nothing alien about mustard. It is native to India and has been around for thousands of years. Food ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Telling the India story

An ambitious exhibition tells the story of India as also the history of the world.Ritika Kochar reports. IMAGE: Nandi, Western Ganga dynasty, AD 800-900, exhibited at the CSMVS Museum in Mumbai. Photograph: Kind courtesy CSMVS The India and the World exhibition at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai (CSMVS, formerly the Prince of Wales Museum) opens immediately as you enter. In the main hall of the museum are five large statues -- the bull Nandi, a winged Garuda, Hanuman ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Lost in the South

AFTER A PLETHORA of books on north India, it was a pleasure to read a book about the south. Coromandel is the name given to the coastline of northern Tamil Nadu. However, the book covers a much larger area: the land south of the Vindhyas, from Maharashtra in ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago

Lucidly informative Coromandel, A Personal History... exposes Charles Allen's love for the Raj

Title: Coromandel, A Personal History of South India Author: Charles Allen Publisher: Little Brown, 2017 As a devoted reader of Charles Allen, Coromandel, A Personal History of South India – his third book – overwhelmed me with its lucidity and ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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