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Without Bose Freedom would have eluded India maybe forever!

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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose can arguably be called the ‘Father of Indian Armed Forces’ for he laid the seeds of

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The mesmerising hills of Coonoor
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 4

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We’ve so far talked about reaching the village of Kurumbadi and arriving on a Toy Train Trip. In Part 3

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The mesmerising hills of Coonoor
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 4

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Post Views: 58 We’ve so far talked about reaching the village of Kurumbadi and arriving on a Toy Train Trip. In Part 3 we talked about driving to Teanest, a place near Coonoor, early in the morning rain to start a 10 kilometre trek. In this episode (4) we talk about the beautiful trek through Singara Estate from the higher reaches of Coonoor to Kurumbadi by the little waterfall which merges into the Bhavani River,

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Getting Ready for a trek from TeaNest
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 3

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Post Views: 27 We’ve so far talked about reaching the village of Kurumbadi and arriving on a Toy Train Trip. In Part 3 we talk about driving to Teanest, a place near Coonoor, early in the morning rain to start a 10 kilometre trek. To know about the trek in detail, stay tuned to Part-4

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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 2

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Post Views: 1,329 Part-1, we had settled in from our road trip. Part-2 shows how we decided to bask in the beautiful valley views of the Toy Train on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

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Dining overlooking the Nilgiris
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 1

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Post Views: 1,215 Have you heard about the land of the Kurumbas? The Kurumbas are one of the three native tribes living in the Nilgiris. Join me on my journey as I explore the places around Kurumba Village. Here’s the first part in this series as I drive through Mettupalayam on a rainy morning, into the sylvan surroundings of Kurumba Village.   Go and watch Part-2 here

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Mining in Outer Space is going to become a reality

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Post Views: 107 Noted English thinker Thomas Malthus famously commented that, ‘ As population would increase geometrically, doubling every 25 years, food production would only grow arithmetically, which would result in famine and starvation, unless births were controlled.’ Though the statement is 220 years old, it still holds credence! But what if we could actually acquire critical resources like water and energy, basic necessities for producing food, without burdening the earth? What if we could procure these

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डॉ. हर गोविन्द खोराना का अध्बुध जीवन!

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Post Views: 310 डॉ. हरगोबिंद खोराना जैव प्रौद्योगिकी और आनुवांशिक इंजीनियरिंग की दुनिया में मशहूर नाम हैं। उनके काम से आज हम यह समझ पाएं हैं की जीव-जंतु को आकार और अस्तित्व देने वाले डीएनए काम कैसे करते हैं। कंप्यूटर कोड की तरह डीएनए भी करोड़ों कोड से बना हुआ है। डॉ. हरगोबिंद खोराना का जन्म रायपुर गाँव, पंजाब, ब्रिटिश इंडिया (अब पाकिस्तान) मे 9 जनवरी 1922 को हुआ था। बचपन से ही वे विज्ञान

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Mohan Coffee at Kumbakonam
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In Search of the perfect Degree Coffee

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Post Views: 202 Coffee is usually something most of us sign up for at Coffee machines or the small shops, but how about a coffee prepared with a lot of attention and care? Have you heard of the Degree Coffee and the rage it is in a small Kumbakonam (in Tamil Nadu)? I happened to visit Kumbakonam and picked 2 places that my readers would love to see in terms of finding great coffee. But

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Can your car be a polluting agent? In Delhi, unfortunately its true

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Post Views: 140 If anybody were to undertake a ‘Delhi Darshan’, apart from witnessing the fantastic monuments and scenic spots one would inevitably be greeted by the ominous ‘Pradushit Vaayu’ (PV) also known as ‘Air Pollution’. PV hits a record high every winter. Dangerously though, PV isn’t restricted to outdoor air. The confines of your home, office and even your car are not without its own concoction of PV. Be it the humble Maruti 800

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क्या यौन चर्चा देश हित से अलग है?

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Post Views: 567 हाल ही मे सरकार ने निर्देश जारी करते हुए कहा कि सुबह 6 बजे से रात 10 बजे के बीच टीवी पर कंडोम विज्ञापन प्रसारित नहीं किये जा सकते। सरकार ने यह घोषणा अभिनेत्री सनी लियोनी की ‘अश्लील विज्ञापन’ के सन्दर्भ मे की थी। सरकार का यह तर्क था की इस तरह के विज्ञापन से बच्चों पर बुरा असर पड़ेगा और उनमे गलत खयालात उत्पन्न होंगे। जब अश्लीलता के अलग-अलग मापदंड हैं,

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बलूचिस्तान सिर्फ झगड़े का इलाका नहीं है!

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Post Views: 435 ईरान में चाबहार बंदरगाह और पाकिस्तान में ग्वादर बंदरगाह क्रमशः नई दिल्ली समझौते (2003) और चीन-पाकिस्तान आर्थिक कॉरीडोर (सीपीईसी) के तहत बातचीत के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु हैं। भौगोलिक और संसाधन मूल्य के अलावा, इन दोनों क्षेत्रों के बीच स्थित बलूचिस्तान  कुछ अनोखी सांस्कृतिक संभावनाएं पेश करता है जिससे भारत अपने सासंकृतिक और राजनैतिक शक्ति को और सुदृढ़ कर सकता है; ग्वादर पाकिस्तान के बलूचिस्तान प्रांत में स्थित है। ‘बलोच’ लोग, जो पाकिस्तान और ईरान

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