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Without Bose Freedom would have eluded India maybe forever!

go to link Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose can arguably be called the ‘Father of Indian Armed Forces’ for he laid the seeds of what would become the Indian army, navy & air force. Bose’s aim to free India from British Colonialism found resonance in Germany & Japan, Britain’s enemies. While in Germany & Japanese controlled Singapore, Bose was able to put together Indian residents in Germany & Singapore as well as Prisoners of War (PoW) to form the

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Is Delhi ready for BS-VI fuel?

For the past two winters, Delhi has witnessed high smog levels owing to vehicular pollution & crop-burning. To ensure that pollution is kept under control, the Delhi government decided to introduce BS-VI grade petrol & diesel in the capital two years ahead of schedule in April 2018. But the move by the government, though praiseworthy and much needed, presents crucial issues that need remedy; 1. Delhi has a vehicular population in excess of 1 Crore.

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Indira Gandhi the environmentalist!

When we talk about India’s only female Prime Minister till date, what comes to our mind? Emergency, ‘Garibi Hatao Andolan‘, 1971 Bangladesh War, Operation Bluestar etc. But it is surprising to note that Indira Gandhi was also a lover of nature. She was a lover of mountains, of tranquil seas and of beautiful birds that roamed India in all their grace & magnanimity. Indian National Congress (INC) member Jairam Ramesh in his book ‘Indira Gandhi: A life

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Let Padmavati be released!

Padmavati is one of India’s most anticipated historical films that almost everyone is eagerly waiting to watch. But due to the historical context of the film that deals with the exploits of a Rajput princess against the tyranny of a Muslim conqueror, the film has garnered its fair share of controversy. Groups such as the Shree Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) and the Rajasthan State Women’s Commission (RSWC) have mobilized in large numbers and have threatened

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Going the GI way!

Recently, West Bengal (WB) and Odisha had a fight over the ownership of the delicious sweet, Rasogolla. WB won the ownership owing to the fact that it was found to be Geographically Indicated (GI) in WB. Geographical Indicator (GI) ensures that an innovation or item that is produced within a country is protected in a manner such that its conception, creation and distribution is managed by the original innovator. GI is part of the original

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प्रदुषण से चाहिए आज़ादी!

“जंगल-जंगल पता चला है, चड्डी पहेन के फूल खिला है”। मोगली और उसके जंगली दोस्तों के कारनामों से भरा यह गाना आज भी मन को उसी तरह भाता है जैसा यह आज से तकरीबन 20 साल भाता था। वाकई मे जंगल का दृश्य अध्बुध है। प्रकृति का यह अनमोल तोफा ना जाने मनुष्य को कितने सदियों से जीवित रख रहा है। लेकिन दुःख की बात है की लालच और क्रूरता मे लुप्त मानव ने वन-वातावरण

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प्रदुषण ले लड़ने के लिए कुछ आयुर्वेदिक रास्ते

कैसे दिन आ गए हैं? भगवान् का दिया हुआ एक अनमोल तोफा- हवा- को भी इंसान ने इतना दूषित कर दिया है कि जगह-जगह लोग प्रदूषण से बचने के लिए मुखौटे और प्यूरीफायर खरीद रहे हैं। घर से ऑफिस यातायात करना भी मेरे लिए खतरे से कम नहीं रहा। जलती आखें, डगमगाती सासें और सिरदर्द आम बात हो चुकी है। हालांकि मैं तकनीकी यन्त्र जैसे कि प्यूरीफायर इत्यादि के खिलाफ नहीं हूँ, प्रदूषण से लड़ने

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नोटबंदी किसी बेवकूफी से कम नहीं!

नोटबंदी को आज एक साल हो गया है। मानो कल ही की बात हो। पिताजी का स्कूटर थामे मै एक बैंक से दुसरे बैंक के चक्कर काट रहा था इसी उम्मीद मे की कुछ पैसे मिल जाएँ जिससे की दादी अपने दवाई खरीद सके, दूधवाले को पैसे मिल सके और कामवाली को समय पर तंखा मिल सके। मेरी हालत फिर भी देश के कई मज़दूर, फलवाले और किसानों से बेहतर है। प्रधान मंत्री मोदी के 8

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Captain Fantastic will leave you fantasising for more!

Whenever I used to read about Robinson Crusoe and his long and adventurous stay in an island for close to 28 years, it used to fill me with wonder. Imagine living away from civilization, technology and people for close to 3 decades! Well, on one side, it’s quite scary but on another side, if one has the guts and a strong attitude, then the experience is nothing less than phenomenal. While scavenging through some popular

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All You Need To Know About Chhatth Puja

Chhatth Puja is one of the most ancient Hindu festivals which is celebrated with much gusto in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh. The four day long festival of worshipping God the Sun started on 24th October and will continue till 27th October. As the name signifies Chhatth meaning six, the main festival is commemorated on the third day which falls on the sixth day after Diwali wherein pujas are performed to

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