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History, India, Mahatma Gandhi, Emperor akbar

Emperor Akbar, not Mahatma Gandhi, is the father of our nation

It is high time that Indians realised the truth and know who is the real father of India.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Technology, Science, Sushrut, Aryabhatta

Why India needs to answer Needham's Grand Question

It will help us understand why we fell behind Western countries in science and technology.

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 |  4-minute read
Economy, India, Undp, Poverty

Good news: Poverty rate in India has halved over ten years

Almost 271 million people in India have moved out of poverty in the decade since 2005-06.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Politics, Cow Vigilantism, Cow, India

Is India going mad? I have 10 reasons to think so

Cow is our mother; cow urine can cure cancer; Congress has Brahmin DNA. Am I at the Mad Hatters Tea Party!

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 |  4-minute read
Examinations, Education, India, Teachers’ day

Why teachers should take the same exams along with their students

If a teacher lacks the commitment to improve, they may not be suited for the profession.

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Dipesh jain, Films, India, Gali guleiyan

Gali Guleiyan is a film that confronts you with darkness

In his directorial debut, Dipesh Jain poses the question - are you a bystander?

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Flight crew, India, Air travel, Airport

I love travelling but I hate airports. Here's why

There are more private airlines than ever but airports seem to be bursting at the seams, no matter what time you go for your flight.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Technology, Flying taxis, India, Uber flying cabs

Get ready to land on your office rooftops on Uber flying cabs. Now just pray the buildings don't collapse

Uber has selected India as one of the five shortlisted countries that could be home to the first international Uber Air City in the next five years.

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Public property, Pune, India, Romance

Does romance really need defacement of public property?

A man plastered his apology (to his partner) on more than 300 giant hoardings in Maharashtra's Pimpri Chinchwad, and the cops are not loving it.

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 |  6-minute read