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University of Nalanda And Its History

  "Learned men from different cities who desire to quickly acquire renown in the discussion, come here in multitudes to settle their doubts and then the streams (of their wisdom) spread far and wide". -Hiuen Tsang (Chinese Buddhist Monk)  Nalanda's History  Nalanda (Sanskrit meaning: giver of knowledge) is the name of an ancient centre

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The Story Of Ramanujan’s Magic Number

  The Ramanujan’s magic number is also known as Ramanujan and Hardy number. Ramanujan was a well renowned Indian mathematician. Godfrey H. Hardy was a British Mathematician. Hardy tutored Ramanujan and also collaborated with him in some research.   In a famous anecdote, Hardy once visited to see sick S. Ramanujan in hospital

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The man who literally wrote India’s Constitution

When the draft of the constitution of India was ready to be printed, the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru approached the renowned calligrapher Prem Behari Raizada with the proposal of hand-writing the constitution in a flowing italic style, who was born in a family of traditional calligraphists and learned the

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When And How Was Ice Cream Invented?

Ice cream may very well have a long and complicated history stemming back to a period when the world’s earliest writing systems had yet to come into fruition. Despite ice cream being widely regarded as some sort of modern, westernized product, it is very probable that the earliest ice cream

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Maharishi Patanjali And His Yoga Sutra

India is a land of sages, yoga, and Ayurveda. The sheer significance of ‘YOGA’ or Yoga Sutra as the art of living that one must possess, knows no bounds. In fact, talking about Yoga, the one specific element where the entire sutra converges is Maharishi Patanjali-the sage behind the much

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Odissi: The Beautiful Poetry in Motion

Odissi, or Orissi as referred to in ancient literature, is one of the six major forms of Indian classical dance forms. Characterized by percussive footwork and accentuated facial expressions, the extensive dance vocabulary has abstract and dramatic components. Movements, gestures, and expressions are used to interpret the music and convey stories

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The Princess Who Built AIIMS : Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

All the elite Indian institutions have obviously had some starting stories and struggles. Here we are going to take a look at one such institution which is a dream destination for their medical degree, the birth of AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences). Though many believe that AIIMS is a

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The Most Neglected Fact About WW2

One fact that must be brought to mind is the mortality rate that veterans died at compared to those who died in the Second World War. We obviously don’t know the daily death rates of all nations, since some countries have not been as forthcoming about their statistics as other

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