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To BCE or not to BCE? Common era of BC and AD appears to be over
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To BCE or not to BCE? Common era of BC and AD appears to be over

chools across England are swapping BC and AD with BCE and CE over fears the terms could offend Christians, it has been claimed. A number of authorities have already adopted the policy, while several more are reported to be considering making the switch from ... The Telegraph UK, 2 months ago

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Best Books of 2017: My Choice

MJ AKBAR, AUTHOR AND MINISTER OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS The oldest advertisement for travel claims that it broadens the mind. The anonymous chap who thought this up was probably referring to culture, architecture and possibly a variety of victuals he ...
 Open Magazine2 days ago

Bengali Exceptionalism

“THE TROUBLE ABOUT saying anything on India,” writer Suketu Mehta said a few years ago, “is that anything you say is true and false at the same time.” Maximum City , his 2005 biography of Mumbai, opened the floodgates for Indian literature in English ...
 Open Magazine1 week ago
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Never forget the Heroes of Rezang La

'Why isn't the story of the valiant 13th Kumaon a part of every child's textbooks?' 'Why have we let these brave men die unwept, unmourned, and unsung?' asks Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: The Rezang La war memorial. Photograph: Divya Nair/Rediff.com Most of us studied the Alfred Tennyson poem The Charge of the Light Brigade in school. The Battle of Thermopylae we read of with goose bumps. We all know about Custer's Last Stand. And the battle cry 'Remember the Alamo!' resonates with us. Yet, none ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

The World According to Valmiki Ramayana

The Ramayana and the Mahabharata are known as itihasas . The word itihasa means ‘it was indeed like that’. Therefore, the word is best rendered as legend or history, and not as myth. This does not mean everything occurred exactly as described. In a ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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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

SCOOP: Tiger Shroff approached to play Prince Siddhartha for Ashutosh Gowariker’s next!

Ashutosh Gowariker is in the process of finalizing a few projects for his next directorial and we hear, that among these, one is based on the life of young Buddha, called Prince Siddhartha. Buzz is that Tiger Shroff has been approached to play the title role ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago
DNA

Key to why Harappans moved east lies in excavations

Pottery and other cultural material, dating back to over 2000 BC that was found at an excavation site in Uttar Pradesh's Sakatpur village by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) between January and March this year could help archaeologists understand why ...
 DNA2 months ago
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