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MaLA confers lifetime achievement award on ex-British Library

The Madras Library Association (MaLA) today felicitated and conferred the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' on Dr T K Subramoni, former chief librarian of the British Library. DNA, 2 months ago

British Library transforms into magical Harry Potter exhibition

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 The Telegraph UK1 day ago Karachi British Council Library celebrates as Harry Potter turns 20  DNA2 months ago
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'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current borders.' IMAGE: Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal, with his son Dara Shikoh in 1638. Photograph: Kind courtesy the Victoria and Albert Museum. Scanned from a book, via Govardhan/Wikimedia Commons Harvard historian Sunil Amrith, 38, was utterly surprised and shocked to hear that he had won the ...
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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 ...
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Prince Harry among headliners at Obama Foundation summit

Former US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are planning a star-studded gathering at the end of October, in their ongoing post-White House effort to support future leaders.Prince Harry, Gloria Estefan, and Chance the Rapper are among the names ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
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Meet Bharti Kher, the President's artist-in-residence

Bharti Kher is a researcher, a mathematician, an anthropologist, and a rare contemporary artist pushing boundaries in her creative quest. Avantika Bhuyan meets her in her studio. In case you missed it:When writer Amitav Ghosh was the Rashtrapati's artist-in-residence Bharti Kher poses with the acclaimed Six Women at the Biennale of Sydney in 2016.Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images   Dressed in overalls, Bharti Kher is in work mode at her studio in Gurugram, testing materials and ...
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Badami House demolition soon as government loses ownership battle

Badami House, Bengaluru's iconic stone building associated with the Kannada film industry, is all set to be demolished. Bux Ranka Developers, which recently won a court case over the ownership of Badam House, has decided to raze the building and construct a ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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A daughter remembers her freedom fighter father

Neyyattinkara: "My father was a very brave man. He used to intervene in social issues.” These are the words of Pushpamma, the daughter of freedom fighter Athazhamangalam Veeraraghavan, one of the martyrs of the Neyyatinkara police firing during the ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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The time to quit India had come

Historian Mridula Mukherjee narrates how the Quit India movement swept across the country even in the absence of its leaders, convincing the British that they could no longer continue to rule India.   Bombay, August 9, 1942 The city awoke to news of the arrests of the entire Congress leadership. People in their hundreds of thousands rushed to Gowalia Tank (now August Kranti Maidan) where, a day earlier, Gandhiji had made his famous 'Do or Die' speech in an open session of the All India ...
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Freedom Files: Aundh had constitutional democracy before India

Aundh was reorganised from the ground up, with local administration put in the hands of village panchayats with five elected representatives, voted through new voting rights given to all adults Aundh was one of the first princely states to put down the ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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