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The Wikimedia Foundation ropes in Raju Narisetti to its Board ...

The Wikimedia Foundation has announced that it has roped in media veteran Raju Narisetti to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Raju joins eight other Foundation Trustees, and was approved unanimously by the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Medianama, 1 month ago

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Decoding the music masterpieces: Bach’s Six Solo Cello Suites

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Solo Cello Suites are some of the most iconic classical music works. They have inspired not only cellists and audiences but other artforms as well, and they have been featured in ballet and theatre productions, even in films.
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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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Why History is more important now than ever before

'Studying History, we come close to all of the messiness of human life -- we understand what motivates people, what makes them get along or go to war, what dreams they had for themselves and their futures.' Sunil Amrith, professor of South Asian Studies and Professor of History at Harvard University, is one of the 24 recipients of the most prestigious MacArthur Genius Grant that was announced recently. In the second part of an interview to Rediff.com's Archana Masih, the 38-year-old historian ...
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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place

After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor says he tried his best to be a “frontline soldier” in his “karmabhoomi” (area of work), but somehow it has never happened.   “I believe it was not in my destiny. My aspiration was to be in khadis with kolhapuri chappals and a jhola. But it has remained just an aspiration,” he says with a smile, ...
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Last count: 148,707 Indians died in road accidents in 2015

Indian roads are far more unsafe than its railways. A sense of urgency is required to tackle India's embarrassing record on road safety, says Vinayak Chatterjee. IMAGE: The total number of road accidents increased by 2.5 per cent from 489,400 in 2014 to 501,423 in 2015. Numbers for people killed in road mishaps increased even more, by 4.6 per cent, from 141,526 in 2014 to 148,707 in 2015. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters. There is much agonising over the safety record of the Indian Railways.
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