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GatiShakti – National Master Plan for Multi-Modal Connectivity

02 May, 2022

On 15th August 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a momentous speech at the New Exhibition Complex, Pragati Maidan, spoke about his visionary idea that would transform the infrastructural face of India “PM GatiShakti” – India’s National Master Plan for Multi-Modal Co...

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Majuli (Assam) – the River Island of India

02 Apr, 2022

Assam is also famous for being home to Majuli, the world's largest river island. It has been the core of the Assamese civilization since the sixteenth century and is formed by the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries Luit and Kherkatia. Connectivity to Majuli has imp...

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Incredible Forests of India

25 Mar, 2022

Forests are the ecological backbone of the earth. These are a source of livelihood and sustainability. Forestry has been a major contributor to the economy of India. They are a vital aspect for development and it is essential to restore and conserve them for ensuring s...

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World Tuberculosis (TB) Day (24th March): “Invest to End TB. Saves Lives”

24 Mar, 2022

Introduction Caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that has plagued the world since ancient times. The bacteria majorly target the lungs but can also affect other organs such as the kidney, brain and spine. TB is a commu...

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The Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya

14 Mar, 2022

India is a land of cultural diversity. This diversity is especially evident when comparing different States and Union Territories of the country. Each region has a distinct variety of plantations, food, traditions, clothing, and literature that unifies and forms the div...

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Historical Indian mathematicians

01 Mar, 2022

India has a long history of contributions to Mathematical theories and concepts. Great Indian Mathematicians introduced the world to the concept of ‘zero’ and developed sophisticated techniques to solve equations with the theory of fractions. The oldest source of knowl...

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Three key forms of temple architecture

01 Mar, 2022

India is a land of rich and diverse art and culture. It is home to a number of architectural marvels, majority of which hold religious significance. Temples of India hold a very distinct place in the hearts of people. In layman’s terms, a temple can be defined as a plac...

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International Mother Language Day 2022

21 Feb, 2022

February 21st has been recognized as the “International Mother Language Day” by UNESCO. In India, we also refer to it as the Matribhasha Diwas. This idea of celebrating mother languages was first presented by Bangladesh at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference. At that t...

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Splendour of the Brihadeshwar Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

11 Feb, 2022

Waking up to the sight of Thanjavur's ancient buildings is like stepping back in time. With edifices that date back more than 1000 years, the city is a testament to the architectural genius of primordial India. A prime example is the Brihadeshwar Temple. Inaugurated ...

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Cultural legacy of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

11 Feb, 2022

The cultural history of Thanjavur makes it a goldmine for art lovers. Given that it was ruled by different dynasties during different periods, its cultural milieu has become an amalgamation of each of these reigns. Right from the Cholas (8th to 13th century) to the Mara...

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WEPNxt: An Initiative to Nurture Women Entrepreneurship

01 Feb, 2022

Women have made significant contribution towards making India an independent superpower. However, the private business industry, along with the present entrepreneurship landscape, still has under-representation of women in its creative ideas and business models. Thi...

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