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Krishna Janmashtami celebration all over the World

Krishna Janmashtami (Devanagari कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी kṛṣṇa janmāṣṭamī), also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti or sometimes simply as Janmashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The festival is celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of the month of Shravan (August–September) in the Hindu calendar. Rasa lila, dramatic enactments of the life of

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मनुष्य की यात्रा

आज मनुष्य संपूर्ण पृथ्वी पर ही नहीं बल्कि अन्य ग्रहों एवम् उपग्रहों की भी यात्रा करने में सक्षम है यहाँ तक कि वह सूर्य तक भी पहुँचने की कोशिश कर रहा है| आज मनुष्य की यात्राओं के, उनकी क्षमता और ज़रूरत के अनुसार अलग-अलग उद्देश्य हैं परंतु क्या हमने कभी सोचा है कि उसकी इस यात्रा का प्रारंभ कब और क्यों शुरू हुआ| मनुष्य की यात्रा उसके जीवन के साथ ही शुरू होती है| प्रारंभ

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India Gate by night. New Delhi, India
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The India Gate by night in Delhi

A popular landmark of India, India Gate is possibly not known by many is the memorial for the martyrs in the Indo-Afghan war during the British Raj. The memorial for the unknown Indian soldier martyrs of the Bangladesh war was added on Republic Day of January 1972. The red sandstone canopy just behind the India Gate still remains empty waiting for the Father of the Nation, thanks to the bitter bitchings among our political leaders of

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Here’s the Original Mother’s Day Message

Philadelphia activist Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) came up with the idea for “Mother’s Day” at the beginning of the 20th century as a tribute to her mother. On May 10, 1908, in what is considered the first Mother’s Day celebration, she sent 500 carnations to Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church, her mother’s church in Grafton, W.Va. (which was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1992). It generated enormously positive response, and after extensive lobbying and letter-writing efforts,

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Remembering Karl Marx on his 197th Birthday – May 5th

The worker becomes all the poorer the more wealth he produces, the more his production increases in power and range. The worker becomes an ever cheaper commodity the more commodities he creates. With the increasing value of the world of things proceeds in direct proportion to the devaluation of the world of men. Labour produces not only commodities; it produces itself and the worker as a commodity — and does so in the proportion in

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The Origins Of International Worker’s Day – May 1

May 1, 1886, Haymarket Square, Chicago, United States of America (USA). A peaceful rally in support of workers striking for an eight-hour working day. An unknown individual threw a bomb at the police as they were busy dispersing the public. The blast followed by gunfire resulted in the death of seven and left many others wounded. Known as the Haymarket Affair, the origins of International Worker’s Day (May Day/Labour Day) lies in this very event.

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International Relations – India and Its Neighbours

India is a country which has one of the most difficult neighborhoods in the world. ‘The Border Disputes’ was a troublesome heritage that India inherited along with independence on 15th August 1947. But recently, the Modi government has been putting immense efforts in strengthening the international relations of the country and continuing in this same line of thought Mr Modi is all set for his high profile visit to China in the coming month. The

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Remembering Netaji: The Forgotten Hero

Remembering Netaji: The Forgotten Hero Early Life and Education Born on 23rd January, into a wealthy Bengali family in Cuttack, Orissa, Subhas Chandra Bose was a brilliant kid. His father Janakinath Bose was a well-known advocate and his mother Prabhavati Devi, devout homemaker. Bose’s genius was proven while he was in school. After completing his schooling, Bose enrolled at the Presidency College, Calcutta (now Kolkata). An avid reader, Bose was highly influenced by the works

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Movie Review: Chaar Sahibzaade: Every Indian should watch this

This is the last week of this film screening in theaters but still reviewing it is very important for one single reason. This movie is about one untold modern history of India which comprises of unmatched bravery, heroism, and unprecedented and unselfishness scarifies of 4 young boys aged 18, 14, and tender ages of 9 and 6. The boys were four Sahibzaade, the four sons of 10th Guru – Sahibzada Ajit Singh, Sahibzada Jujhar Singh,

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#Better Democracy: Has history been too harsh on Nehru?

(for Chacha Nehru, for the India he gave us, for the fun fairs and  for the red rose the fragrance of which never withers) Note- Let me clarify firstly that I’m not a Congress sympathizer or a Gandhi loyalist. Even after being a socialist by ideology, the term “Nehruvian Socialism” doesn’t fancy me. However having a conflicting opinion does not diminish my respect for Nehru ji (Our Chacha Nehru) because I have strong faith on

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