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Calcutta Telegraph

Govt stresses no separate pay scale for Presi

(From left) Nayanjot Lahiri, a member of the governing body and Presidency mentor group, Debojyoti Konar, Presidency registrar and Vivek Kumar, principal secretary, higher education department after the meeting. (Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya) Calcutta, ... Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
United News of India

Seminar on Harappan Civilization on January 30

Shivamogga, Karnataka, Jan 28 (UNI) Deshiya Vidya Shala Samiti (DVS) Arts and Science College here would host a one-day National Level Seminar on 'Recent Advances in Harappan Civilization' in the city on January 30. Addressing presspersons here ...
 United News of India2 weeks ago

A peculiarly Indian gap in the understanding of history

There is a point in the study of Indian history, in schools and colleges across the Indian education system, where students are told that Indian history ends. On the day that India attains independence from Britain therefore, the study of history ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Turning Back the Page: The stand-out books of the year2015

If the quality of books and scholarship were a source of reassurance, the world would look very good indeed. Politics often requires a complex reflection on the intersection of character, high principle, institutions and evil. Certain historical ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Opinion: An Indian King's Mark on Kandahar

Kandahar is once again in the news, and for reasons that are all too familiar. Earlier this month, the Taliban mounted an assault on Kandahar airport that left over 40 people dead, while it has continued operations in the neighbouring province of ...
 NDTV1 month ago
The Hindu

The book in my hand

Gopalkrishna Gandhi At the moment I am reading Pethavan (The Begetter), a gripping Tamil novella by Imayam translated by Gita Subramanian. Before this, I read Ashoka in Ancient India, the atoning Emperor's outstanding biography by Nayanjot ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Gopal Gandhi  The Hindu1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Hindi calendar is Asoka birth defence

The Asokan Pillar Patna, Dec. 18: The move to mark April 14 as Mauryan emperor Asoka's birthday is based on the Hindi (lunar) calendar, the government clarified today. The Telegraph had reported in its December 15 edition that the Bihar ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

2,320 years on, Bihar discovers Ashoka shares birthday with Ambedkar

Around 2,320 years after Ashoka was born, the Bihar government has 'discovered' the great Mauryan's birthday. It has decreed that the emperor was born on April 14, a date that helpfully coincides with the birth anniversary and will be an official ...
 Times of India1 month ago Bihar 'discovers' Ashoka shares b'day with ...  Times of India1 month ago Bihar 'discovers' Ashoka shares birthday with Ambedkar  Times of India1 month ago

Historians slam Bihar government move over Ashoka birthday

Patna: Historians have slammed the Nitish government for 'inventing' the date of birth of emperor Ashoka on April 14. Bihar cabinet had on Tuesday declared an official holiday on this date. "The decision of Bihar government to declare a state ...
 Times of India1 month ago Bihar govt declares state holiday on April 14 on birth anniversary of Ashoka  Times of India1 month ago
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