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25 Interesting facts about Republic day

After being ruled for 200 years, India was declared independent in 1947. Two years later, the country was declared as a 'Sovereign Democratic Republic' on January 26, 1950. Today, the country celebrates Republic Day with splendor and pageantry. Citizens of the country witness the President of India presiding over...

Bollywood Buzz

“My politics will not change with popular mood of audience”

Calling himself an optimist who believes in the goodness of people, director Kabir Khan says everything these days is being looked at through the prism of religion but India is about more than that. The director of blockbusters such as "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and "Ek Tha Tiger" said he is happy...


Remembering National Hero

Dr. Bharat Bhushan On 26thJanuary,2008, Capt. Sunil Choudhary - a brave son of the soil was decorated with Sena Medal in recognition of his exceptional gallantry operation against ULFA terrorists at village Naopather in Tinsukia District of Assam and on the very next day i.e. on 27th January 2008 while...


Running tips for the beginners

Ravinder K Dhankhar "Dreams won't work unless you do."- A New Year resolution. Winter is at its peak, with new year just had its beginning and...

Career & Education

The Civil service Examination Challenge

Dr. Farooq Ahmad Peer There is a general feeling that the intelligent and talented youth of Jammu and Kashmir have been moving out of the UT in search of better future opportunities but regrettably, are not competing for the Civil Service Examination at the national level. The representation of our...


Celebrating Colorism

Diksha Chowdhary Don't go out in the sun, you will get dark. Don't drink tea, you will get dark. Don't go out without a sunscreen, you will get dark. Complaining over complexion begins the moment when a 'not so fair child' is born. Indians have an unique kind of obsession when it comes...

Book Review

Unveiling ‘The Veil’

Sunny Dua Book review : The Veil Author : Minal Arora Ballads : Kirti D Narang Page : 107 Format : Paperback Language : English Publisher : Blue Rose Publishers Price : INR 200 'The Veil' very articulately narrates eight stories of Minal Arora's five clients who while undergoing Serenity Surrender (SS) therapy...


Outfits to choose for festival season

Kalyani Channawar There are many festivals to choose from for the Indian festival season. This is a time when everyone wants to look their best and avoid any wardrobe malfunction at the very least. Some festivals like Diwali, Dushera, among others are one that needs you to be ready with...


KOOTIHAR: The tirtha of Kaptesvara

Vinod Kumar Many pilgrimages lose their importance over a period of time if not visited by the pilgrims due to one reason or the other. Such things have happened in Kashmir too. Presently pilgrimages to the holy cave of Amarnath, the shrines of Kheerbhawani and Martand have the greatest sanctity...

Science & Technology

Drill DusterTM A tool to help you

Ravinder Kumar Drill DusterTM is a patented simple mechanical accessory that can be attached to any handheld drilling machine to collect dust at the very source, during drilling without the need of any additional motors or batteries. It protects your lungs by keeping the work environment dust free during and...

Art and Culture

Dogri Literature in Kolkata Lit Festival

Excelsior Correspondent The Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust took the work and vision of Dogra legend and award-winning poet Group Captain Randhir Singh aka Kunwar Viyogi to the prestigious Kolkata Literature Festival. The foundation hosted multiple cultural events in the three day festival including poetry jams, discussions on modern literature, mythology and...

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