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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaAug 11, 2022 | 12:56
The political history of Raksha Bandhan, from Alexander and Humayun to Tagore

On the surface, Raksha Bandhan seems like a quintessential North Indian Hindu festival. And while this claim is true to a large extent, the festival's history shows how it has also been used to promote communal harmony on a pan-Indian level.

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Dristi Sharma
Dristi SharmaAug 10, 2022 | 08:00
Your favourite fast fashion brand that you spend all your money on... is lying to you

A lawsuit has been filed against H&M alleging that the brand uses misleading and false sustainability marketing. This came up after an investigation found that H&M 'claimed that a dress was made with 20% less water on average', but 'was actually made with 20% more water'.

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Amrutha Pagad
Amrutha PagadAug 04, 2022 | 13:14
The Nazar amulet 🧿 is everywhere on social media. But what are its origins?

There is perhaps no Indian who has grown up without hearing the phrase, "nazar lag jaayegi," in various languages. In Kannada, Nazar is called 'Drushti'. In English, it is called the 'evil eye'. But now the belief is also on social media, in the form of an emoji.

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaAug 03, 2022 | 19:35
From Burari to Butcher of Delhi, why do Indian viewers love bingeing on true crime documentaries?

This July, the first season of the true crime anthology Indian Predator dropped on Netflix and immediately become the most-streamed title of Netflix India for the weekend. What attracts Indian viewers to True Crime documentaries so?

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Dristi Sharma
Dristi SharmaJul 31, 2022 | 09:00
7 weirdest Guinness World Records 2021-2022

Every year, there are some crazy world records. The Guinness World Records 2021-22 too has some of the weirdest, bizarre records made by people who, well, want to be known for those records.

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaJul 28, 2022 | 19:35
Lollapalooza India is here: What are indie artists expecting?

The biggest news in the Indian music world right now is Lollapalooza announcing its Indian debut. Naturally, artists and talent managers in the country’s indie music scene have their own expectations and concerns with this surprise announcement.

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