Tuesday, 7 July 2020

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  • Salt and sweet When sun turned saline water potable

    November 16, 2017 3:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    A Rajasthan village gets to drink sweetwater despite high salinity in its groundwater, thanks to a solar-powered desalination unit Solawata, a small village in Jaipur district is barely 10 kilometers away from Sambhar, India’s largest saline lake which is a... View Article

  • Odisha: A historical journey

    November 1, 2017 4:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Nothing can repress my spirits. Between highs and lows, between crest and nadirs, I maintain my calm within, because I must be myself, the essential Odia – silent, cultured, peaceful and yet high spirited. My land is the land of... View Article

  • Saving Kunds of Vrindavan

    October 22, 2017 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    An NGO comes forward to restore the forgotten kunds of Vrindavan which are not just historical marvels but are also freshwater sources. Vrindavan, the small dusty twin town of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, has a special place in the Hindu... View Article

  • Ashok’s Kalinga Invasion True or a fiction?

    September 22, 2017 12:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

      The History as it stands to-day speaks of the conversion of Emperor Ashok from Chandashoka to Dharmashoka at Dhauligiri, the battle ground in Kalinga where one lakh of Kalinga Soldiers had been killed and one lakh and fifty thousand... View Article

  • Was India’s Technological Development Driven By Foreign Rule?

    September 22, 2017 12:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    My obsession was technological experimentation using hand-crafted apparatus for retooling a dynamic aspect of nature and functionally integrating it into my mental image of an invention. Great inventions are made at the behest of military or economic power, no doubt,... View Article

  • Skilling India

    August 24, 2017 3:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Mumbai attack of 26/11 brought the Indian private security industry or the manned guarding industry in the focus. The security guards of Hotel Taj were the first ones to encounter the terrorists and many experts commented that had the... View Article

  • “Paika Bidroh” The First War of Independence of India

    August 10, 2017 5:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    “Paika Bidroh”, the bloody mass revolution of Odisha from 1817 to 1825, is a landmark in the history of the freedom movement of our country. The Paikas and the common people revolted against the tyrannical British Rule and fought to... View Article

  • A village becomes water rich

    August 10, 2017 4:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    How restoration of traditional ponds, rainwater harvesting and wastewater treatment saved a village from water scarcity   Located in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district, with vast agricultural fields growing sugarcane, rice, wheat, jowar,chana and all kinds of seasonal vegetables, Dhikoli in... View Article

  • World-Class Tourist Attractions of Vizag

    June 29, 2017 3:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Visakhapatnam, the third most cleanest city in the country, is all decked up to have India’s tallest sky tower at 120 meters and a world-class oceanarium to boost tourism in this part of the globe. The tower, with a revolving... View Article

  • Going wild in a bustling city

    June 15, 2017 2:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Once ravaged by the mining industry, Asola Bhatti, the only wildlife sanctuary in Delhi, is a refreshing sight now with dense flora and a thriving wildlife   The reclusive family decides to stay indoors due to the overcast sky on... View Article