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Did Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?

Famed British writer Jane Austen may have died of cataracts developed due to arsenic poisoning, researchers at The British Library suggest. Austen, the author of novels such as 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility' mysteriously died at the early ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

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British soldier admits plotting N Ireland terror acts

A British soldier today admitted stockpiling an arsenal of explosives and making bombs for a Northern Ireland-related terror attack. Ciaran Maxwell, 31, a Royal Marine, admitted preparing terrorist acts between 2011 and 2016. He kept hideaways in England and ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Venkateswara College wins Great Britain Debate

The Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate organised by the British High Commission has been won by Delhi University's Sri Venkateswara College. The team was chosen among 32 top debating teams from across universities and colleges in Delhi who spoke for ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi  Sify2 months ago
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Town Hall makeover: Poll bugle awakens MCD

The iconic Town Hall, which had been the landmark of the Walled City, and the seat of power of the unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) till 2012, has been lying in ruins since the headquarters were shifted to Minto Road. The plan to preserve the ...
 DNA1 week ago
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A remarkable Indian you never heard of

A C Narayanan Nambiar's name will not ring a bell because he operated in the shadows where statecraft and secrecy overlap.An anti-colonial warrior, he was imprisoned in concentration camps and lived an extraordinary life, intricately linked to momentous turns in history.Having lived in Europe for five decades, he was witness to and entangled with what we today -- with the benefit of hindsight -- call recent history.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There are not many people who will tick ...
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The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian Railways because for them heritage isn’t necessarily a function of age, says Bibek Debroy. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The Jubilee Bridge was an old railway bridge, between Naihati and Bandel and across the river Hooghly. It possessed features to interest engineering enthusiasts. It was a ...
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The maharaja who gave his people museums

The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects. IMAGE: Baroda's Sayajirao Gaekwad III ruled Baroda state for nearly 64 years, till the age of 75. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Lafayette/V&A Museum I’ve been fascinated with Baroda’s Sayajirao Gaekwad III ever since I opened my first book on Raja Ravi Varma and learnt how the 19-year-old maharaja invited the painter to Baroda (now ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Queen Elizabeth II hosts reception to celebrate 2017 UK-India Year of Culture

[United Kingdom], March. 1 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth II hosted a reception in Buckingham Palace to celebrate 2017 UK-India Year of Culture. The Queen had extended an invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this reception. Prime Minister Modi ...
 Sify4 weeks ago India season kicks off in Britain  Business Standard1 month ago

INS Viraat to become part of history

An average of 350 kg of rice, 7,000 parathas, 200 kg mutton, 80 kg of dal and 300 kg of vegetables was prepared daily when the majestic aircraft carrier INS Viraat was operational. Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, had served on-board when she ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Digital archive of documents ofTamil agrarian history set up

The Department of Social Sciences of the 62-year-old French Institute of Pondicherry has set up a 'Digital Archive of Tamil Agrarian History' (DATAH). It will present highlights of the project and hold a seminar at a three-day meet from tomorrow, which will ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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