A train journey and two names to remember

A train journey and two names to remember By Leena Sarma Of two co-travellers who surprised the writer with theirgraciousness, 24 years ago It was the summer of 1990. As Indian Railway (Traffic) Service probationers, my friend and I travelled by train from Lucknow to Delhi. Two MPs...
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A Thrilling Robbery Near Kakori.

‘Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna Ab Humaare Dil Mein Hai.’ Image by HindustanTimes These words inspired the revolutionaries. And they proved these lines on an interesting date- August 9, 1925. That historical evening of August 9, 1925… “3 second class Lucknow!” A young man said, while giving the money for...
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THE SCIENCE BEHIND TEMPLE BELLS.

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Why  to  be  Ringed? Most of  the old Temples  have  large  bell at  the entrance  of  the Temple &  we need  to ring it  before  we  enter Temple. B’Coz  it  has  a scientific Phenomena: It  is  made  of  various metals including  Cadmium, Lead, Copper, Zinc, Nickel, Chromium &...
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If you are a vegetarian

1. Reduced Risk of Cancer – According to The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine,vegetarians are nearly 50% less likely to get cancer than those who consume meat. 2. Reduced Risk of Heart Disease – Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn and Dr. Dean Ornish, two researchers, have suggested that those that...
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Whose Role Model was Hitler?

Yesterday I heard a few extracts of the speech delivered by Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat. He compared Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler. Rahul Gandhi may have been a young child in 1975 when his grandmother Smt. Indira Gandhi as Prime Minister decided to proclaim the internal emergency. Surely,...
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Natural remedies

Natural remedies are the healthiest way to treat your ailments, but where do they come from? This is necessary information for any health buff! Coconuts Fight Fat – Sri Lanka You may have heard that coconut oil is a great way to slim your waist. Well the people...
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The Worst Translated Movie Titles Ever.

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Movies in Latin America get translated to what some consider a more accurate version of the title. We translated them back to English and this is what the movies are now titled: 1. The Hangover = What Happened Yesterday?   2. I love You Phillip Morris = An...
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