Taslima Nasreen completes 25 years exile, gets one year extension in India

Taslima Nasreen

  Taslima Nasreen’s residence permit in India has been extended for one year. Who is Taslima Nasreen? She is a Bangladeshi – Swedish author. She belongs to a prestigious family in Bangladesh. She started writing when she was thirteen years. She was work in a government clinic in Dhaka in 1990. She left the national medical service in 1993. She started writing more than 30 books of poetry, novels, short stories, essays, and memories, and her books have been translated into 20 different languages. People have known for her writing…

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India’s water crisis may affect 10 crore people

India's water crisis

India exports more water-dependent goods than any other country, but the country itself ready to run out of water. Two lakhs people in the country die each year because of the lack of safe water access. India’s water crisis may affect 10 crore people as Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and 18 other cities are likely to reach zero groundwater levels by the end of 2020. Chennai has more rains and better water resources than any other metro cities, but three rivers, four water bodies, five wetlands and six forests have already…

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Prithviraj and Sanyogita: A royal love saga from the 12th-century

Prithviraj And Sanyogita

The love saga of Chauhan ruler Prithviraj and Kannauj princess Sanyogita has not been told for centuries. The 12th-century love saga, which was memorialized by court poet Chand Bardai in his epic poem Prithviraj Raso, was not compared with the love sagas of Sohni-Maliwal and Heer-Ranjha. The romance was not highlighted anywhere except the comic book series Amar Chitra Katha and historical TV serial Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan. The romance was not highlighted because it was a saga in the time of war. Prithviraj Chauhan or Prithviraja III…

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Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap was taller than Indian wrestler Great Khali

Maharana Pratap

The bravery of the greatest Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap Singh Sisodiya was the eldest son of Uday Singh II (the founder of Udaipur) and the 13th ruler of Mewar. In 1540, Maharana Pratap was born in Kumbhalgarh Fort, about 85 km away from the City of Udaipur. He was 7.4 feet tall whereas the third Mughal ruler Akbar was 5.6 feet tall, Maratha ruler Shivaji was 5.5 feet tall, and history’s most successful ruler Alexander (Sikander) was just 5 feet tall. The height of Maharana Pratap was measured by the…

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India’s contribution to the world’s GDP was 21 to 25% during the Mughal period

India had World's largest economy during the Mughal era

India’s richest and World’s richest men were middle class in Akbar or Shah Jahan’s eyes if they would have lived during that era. Mughal ruler Akbar was richer than Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The third Mughal ruler had controlled around 24% world’s GDP at the pinnacle of his reign, which would translate to a staggering $21 trillion today. Known for his lavish lifestyle and liberal religious attitude, the emperor was earning annual revenue of around £17.5 million in the last…

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Amritsar represents Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism equally

Amritsar represents Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism equally

AMRITSAR: The city of the holiest Sikh pilgrim Planning to visit Amritsar? Great idea! You must visit this city if you are an enthusiast of brotherhood and selfless humanity service introduced by Sikhism; it is located in the northwestern portion of India. Historically known as Ambarsar and Rāmdāspur, it is among the heritage cities for HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme. Not only the followers of the Sikh religion, but Buddhism followers also love to visit Amritsar. Nearest cities Lahore and Kasur were founded by the sons…

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DHOLERA SIR: A Greenfield City with Engineering Wonders

Dholera SIR residential area

  Smart Cities are gradually coming into existence, and it is a doubtless fact that the cities to be developed with smart infrastructure are going to rebuild the urban landscape of the country. We all are familiar with the fact that the Government of India had announced the 100 Smart Cities Mission to make 100 safe, sustainable, and citizen-friendly cities across the country. Yes, the Government is facing challenges, but it does not mean that the project is not taking forward movements. Dholera SIR, positioned between Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad (around…

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10 futuristic projects that will blow your mind

Upcoming mega projects

  India is making some mind-blowing projects that are likely to come in existence within next few years. Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, International North–South Transport Corridor, Mumbai–Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor, Bharatmala, Kalpasar Project, Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project, Sagar Mala project, Viraat Ramayan Mandir, Namaste Tower, Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, World One, Chennai Bangalore Industrial Corridor, Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel, Kacchi Dargah–Bidupur Bridge, Three Sixty West, Setu Bharatam, Inland waterways of India, Shiv Smarak, Char Dham Highway, Chenab Bridge, TCS Synergy Park, Navi Mumbai International Airport, East West…

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India is likely to grow at 7.1% in FY20: United Nations

Indian economy

  India’s economy is most likely to grow at 7.1% in the 2020 fiscal year. In 2018, the Indian economy expanded by 7.2% and GDP growth was a downward revision from 7.4%. Strong domestic consumption and investment will continue higher growth which is projected at 7.0% in 2019 and 7.1% in 2020. The estimation was made by the United Nations in the world economic situation and prospects 2019 released in January. India would grow at 7.6% is the fiscal year 2019 and 7.4% in 2020. The world economic situation and…

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RISHIKESH: The City of Yoga and Sages

the city of Yoga and Sages

  Rishikesh is a beautiful place in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is known as Adventure City of India and also called the Yoga capital of the world. It is situated on the banks of the Ganges River. The city is famous for Ayurveda treatments and many Ayurveda centers. Rishikesh is also a good staring Laxman Jhula point for treks to Himalaya’s pilgrimage centers such as Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. This city is knowledge and peace with us numerous Temples, Ashram, and Yoga Institutes. It is a wonderful…

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