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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 were also travelling in the same bogie.

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 the tickets in the ticket counter.

THE SCIENCE BEHIND TEMPLE BELLS.

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

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 avoid meat have a reduced risk of

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, he is not unaware of what happened

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 of Sri Lanka figured this one out

The Worst Translated Movie Titles Ever.

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