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 were also travelling in the same bogie.
‘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 the tickets in the ticket counter.
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 & Manganese.The proportion at which each one of
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 avoid meat have a reduced risk of
Happy Birthday, WWW! Here are 25 things the Internet made obsolete The World Wide Web as we know it turns 25 today and has pervaded, infiltrated and dominated billions of lives around the world since then.With the advent of the ‘digital citizen’ and the ‘netizen’ since then, the Web has effectively replaced many services and
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, he is not unaware of what happened
In Venezuela, This Is How You Convert $1 Into $175,000 Submitted by Francisco Toro Say you come into Venezuela with just $1 and an eye for business. Just how much money can you turn that bill into using tried-and-true, being-used-right-now scams? With a bit of gumption the answer to that is…$175K or so. Really. Here’s
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 of Sri Lanka figured this one out
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 Uneven Couple 3. 28 Days Later