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There is more to life and politics and current affairs. In this section, we attempt to bring you articles that talk about issues and experiences that matter on a more human and personal level

Why His Holiness the Dalai Lama deserves the Bharat Ratna: India will be honouring its own traditions of Karuna and Ahimsa

The life and message of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been an example of the principle of 'Nishkama Karma Yoga' from the Bhagwat Gita.

How Jains observe penance, to express solidarity with the millions of animals that are slaughtered on Bakrid

Jains across the world observe a difficult fast, Ayambil or refrain from consuming dairy products as a mark of tribute to the slaughtered animals.

Maharashtra: Christian group files complaint against Kareena Kapoor Khan for her book ‘Pregnancy Bible’ alleging blasphemy

Alpha Omega Christian Mahasangh filed a complaint in Beed in Maharashtra against 'Pregnancy Bible' by Kareena Kapoor Khan

Baji Prabhu Deshpande: The Maratha warrior who sacrificed his life for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Today is the 361st punyathiti(death anniversary) of Maratha warrior Baji Prabhu Deshpande, who laid down his life in the famous rearguard battle of Pavankhind to save Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Inspired by China’s gold medal demand for human rights, English fan who inserted flare inside anus demands gallantry award for bravery

An English football fan, inspired by China, who was captured on camera with flares inside his anus has demanded a gallantry award.

Rathayatra special: The story of the wedding of a princess from the South and the Gajapati of Kalinga

On the day of the Rathayatra, the Gajapati ruler of Kalinga becomes a sweeper for one day when the emperor sweeps the chariot of Mahaprabhu with a golden handled broom…

Copyright infringement? New packaging design of instant noodles brand Wai Wai leave netizens wondering

The CG Group has changed the packaging design of its brand Wai Wai to exactly look like its rival brand Maggi manufactured by Nestlé

New Book on The Block: IIM-A alumnus Ami Ganatra and her journey to becoming an author with ‘Mahābhārata Unravelled’

Ami Ganatra, a new author on the block has come up with her much-awaited soon-to-be-released book 'Mahābhārata Unravelled.’

Dalai Lama’s 86th birthday: How the Tibetan spiritual leader escaped persecution and outsmarted China to cross over to India 62 years ago

Dalai Lama XIV or Tenzin Gyatso as he is known with his worldly name was born on 6 July 1935 to a small farming family in the small hamlet of…

Fake farmers, staged rural life: Read how China created a fake town in Xiapu for photo enthusiasts to capture their dream images

Organisers and local villagers in Xiapo create the perfect 'rural China' settings for hundreds of tourists to take photographs