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Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

Abhay Ashtekar, Evan Pugh Professor of Physics, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics, and Director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, has been honored with the Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society. This prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics and consists of $10,000 and a certificate citing the contributions …

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic growth in the world’s fastest growing large economy and furthering the development of democracy through …

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Exploring India

Exploring India: Following the Path Less Traveled

Exploring India: Following the Path Less Traveled Many visitors, when they first come to India, have a specific itinerary that often includes the larger cities and the famous landmarks in them. They take a few official tours, venture out of their hotel to “get the local color,” and then they return home to tell their friends that they “saw India.” …

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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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