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104-year-old photographer awarded for his pre-independence photos

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: March 30th, 2013 | 1 Comment

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Centenarian Pranlal Patel, who captured some beautiful pictures of the freedom struggle which also serve as a repository of social and historical values of the era, was Thursday honoured with the National Photo Awards along with two other photographers. The 104-year-old Patel, a former primary school teacher, captured the memories […]

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Samrat Yantra–The Largest Sundial in the World

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: February 15th, 2013 | No Comments

Samrat Yantra–The Largest Sundial in the World Today we have a technical article featuring India’s ancient technology. In this post you’ll learn about India’s Samrat Yantra, the largest sundial in the world at over 27 meters high. A discussion of the celestial coordinate systems is also included in this excerpt. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, India An Enormous […]

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Daughters accept Ravi Shankar’s Grammy

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: February 11th, 2013 | No Comments

Daughters accept Ravi Shankar’s Grammy Sixty days after his demise, sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, which was jointly accepted by his musically-gifted daughters Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. Ms. Anoushka Shankar, a reputed sitarist herself, and Ms. Jones, who has carved a niche as a singer-songwriter, attended […]

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Significance of Indian Republic Day

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: February 1st, 2013 | No Comments

I surprisingly discovered an awesome video clip of a Finnish airline company’s celebration of Indian Republic Day physically on the plane and I have to to say “I would I love to get a country welcome like that! After watching the clip, I wanted to share the significance of Indian Republic Day. Many people throughout India […]

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Guiness World Record for largest Bollywood Dance!

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: July 18th, 2012 | No Comments

Mumbai witnessed a euphoric moment when a massive crowd of more than 5000 people, along with Dance India Dance mentors and contestants broke the prestigious GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the largest Bollywood Dance!! The adrenaline rush of participating and watching a live record breaking event along with the thrill of seeing live performances by Dance […]

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Sonu Nigam Performs for Satya SaiBaba!

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: July 8th, 2012 | No Comments

One can not easily define the word ‘beauty’, yet it is a sentiment that is clearly recognizable deep within our own souls when   we are in an atmosphere of art. It is clearly something that transcends any definition of language, culture or ethnicity. The coaxing of the hindustani classical raga Darbari is one such […]

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Father of Indian Cinema

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: June 19th, 2012 | No Comments

Billions of ideas are born every second of every day, in every corner of the earth, distinctly in numerous languages and silently expressed under the vibrations of different emotions. This was the same with Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who after watching a silent film, The Life of Christ had the brilliant idea of envisioning Indian gods on […]

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Laila & Majnu

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: June 4th, 2012 | No Comments

Love as they say is a phenomenon all to its own. It ignites and consumes it’s own very emotions and catalyzes two separate unique individuals into one. Such powerful legends of love have stood the test of time. One such story which has been immortalized is none other that Laila Majanu. Layla and Majnun, translated […]

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Indian Legends – Meera Bai

Posted by: Adhika | Posted on: April 17th, 2012 | No Comments

In the treasure chest of India’s history, lies many jewelled legends. Legends that have withstood throughout the test of time. Meera Bai (also written as Mira bai) was one such acclaimed gem whose brilliance was her renowned sincere dedication and devotion to Lord Krishna. Meera Bai was a Rajput Princess, and incredibly at the age […]

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