Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2018’

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The Palatial Lavishness That is Called India

The Palatial Lavishness That is Called India When it comes to lavishness, the palaces in India are second to none. Historically, the country was once divided into many princely states, ruled by princes who rarely stinted when it came to self-aggrandizement. The stories about their immense wealth, which included fabulous collections of gems and other expensive items, and their lavish …

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Must-Read Books

Must Read Books

Mighty Maharajas: Forts & Palaces of India by Amita Baig (Author), Joginder Singh (Photographer)The Indian subcontinent offers a fascinating collection of historic forts and royal palaces waiting to be explored. Mighty Maharajas: Forts and Palaces of India brings together a unique architectural legacy—from ancient forts mentioned in Hindu epics to strongholds built by succession of rulers, arranged geographically within a …

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

  UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India Many of us associate nations with particular landmarks, even without knowing about its culture or history. When one thinks of India, a great many sites come to mind – majestic palaces, vast landscapes, towering mountains, and more. Cultural, historic, and natural landmarks drive the tourism economy in many nations and with good reason. …

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Bollywood News

Bollywood News

Sui Dhaaga Embroiders on the Make in India Campaign Sui Dhaaga, directed by Sharat Katariya for Yash Raj Films, is a bitter-sweet story of human aspirations and perseverance in small-town India. Taking the Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign as a theme, the film shows us how an awakened pride, self-reliance, and hard work can conquer the odds and turn …

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Swami Vivekananda’s historic speech

       

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Editorial

Dear Readers, Shubham karoti kalyaanam Aarogyam dhanasampadah Shatrubuddhivinaashaaya Deepajyotir namostute I prostrate to the light which brings brilliance, auspiciousness, health and wealth for the destruction of evil thoughts This message is from the Hindu Scriptures and is very timely for upcoming Hindu Festivals, Navratri and Diwali. It is that time of the year – the time to celebrate, enjoy family, …

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