Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Culture and History

“What would be the best way to commit suicide, bullet or cyanide”: Adolf Hitler asked his physician before killing himself in ignominy 75 years...

Adolf Hitler had committed suicide on 30 April, 1945 in his bunker in Berlin to avoid being captured by advancing allied forces

Noboborsho: While detractors hail Akbar for the Bengali calendar, Bengalis need to remember Shashanka Deva

Noboborsh: There is much chatter about how our cherished Bengali Calendar was promulgated by Akbar in order to align revenue collection better with the local season cycles

Jñanagaman: The Coronavirus Lockdown is an opportunity to move inwards, to know one’s true self

Lockdown is an opportunity to facilitate Jñanagaman - the advent of true knowledge, or, in modern parlance, the awakening of the Force

P.P. Dr. Keshav Baliram Hedgewar: The Man who transformed modern India and its trajectory

Just a small idea of Dr. KB Hedgewar of boys playing together in a playground developed world’s largest cadre-based voluntary organization.

Satyaniti and Swaraj constitute the historical backbone of the socio-political order of India, through the ages

Satyaniti, this dharmic anarchism, is the result of the Indic civilisation embracing the dynamism of life, and the spontaneity and capacity to self-organize of human beings.

Satyatva or the Absolute Truth: Resonances across Religions and Rejection of Exclusivism

the Absolute Truth transcends the relative, the subjective, the worldly, to the extent of transcending polarities and dualities

4000-year-old Shivling found in excavations at Bhabhaniyav village near Varanasi by BHU’s Ancient History department

BHU excavation team discovers 4000-year-old Shivling near Varanasi in an ancient craft village

Archaeologists discover a huge cache of ivory pieces in ancient Bhanbhore city in Pakistan’s Sindh

Earlier excavations of Bhanbhore in the 1950s and 1960s also had found some finished ivory pieces.

Telangana: Facing fund crunch for ‘Seetha Rama Kalyanam’ celebrations, Bhadrachalam temple decides to sell tickets

The temple earns about Rs 2 crore per month, out of which Rs 90 lakh goes to the staff salaries and about Rs 40 lakh to the Telangana State Endowments Department towards the payment of goodwill fund. The temple is left with only Rs 60 lakh.

Rediscovering ‘Sunyata’: Unifying Buddhism and Vedanta

What if I say Buddha was a proponent of Vedanta? Blasphemous, some would say. Far-fetched, others may venture to say. However, if one were to...

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Here are the six significant statements by the court today while denying bail to Tahir Hussain, accused in the Delhi anti-Hindu riots

Tahir Hussain had sought bail saying there was no cogent evidence to link him to Ankit Sharma's murder

Nepal PM says Shri Ram was Nepali and India has created ‘fake Ayodhya’, admits scholars will not believe his ‘new fact’

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claimed that India falsely says Shri Ram was born in Ayodhya, India.

Amidst rising demand to boycott Chinese products, Bollywood actor Karthik Aryan drops multi-crore endorsement deal with Oppo

Karthik Aryan has become the first Bollywood actor to drop a multi-crore deal with a Chinese brand.

AMU girl complains about being threatened and hounded since CAA was passed, told she will be made to wear “brass hijab”

Calling her a "Sanghi", the fellow AMU students had attacked her for calling out sexualisation of women in the varsity

The death of BJP MLA Debendra Nath Roy shows that no opposition political leader is safe in West Bengal

BJP MLA in West Bengal, Debendra Nath Roy, was found hanging in public on Monday.

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The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check

While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist

‘Drone boy’ Prathap NM makes a statement after OpIndia fact-check: Here is why his explanation makes little sense

'Drone boy' Prathap NM says he won't show his drones due to intellectual property issues, but will show certificates from unregistered events

Sachin Pilot reaches Delhi with 25 MLAs amid speculations of Rajasthan government collapse, Gehlot holds late night meetings

Ashok Gehlot claimed that the State government was stable and would continue to remain so despite all efforts to the contrary

Pakistanis are shocked that Turkish actress does not cover herself head-to-toe in real life like her role in TV show Ertugrul, slams for wearing...

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Stand-up comedian apologises for insulting memorial to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Arabian sea after MNS workers vandalised studio

The stand-up 'comedian' Agrima Joshua had made scornfully derisive remarks in her video against the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial that is going to be erected in the Arabian Sea

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