Category: History

Maharana Pratap and his dilemma of Dharma

Maharana Pratap: the descendant of Rama न भीतो मरणादस्मि केवलं दूषितो यश These principles have been a guiding light...

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

The conqueror in Elon Musk The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do~ Steve Jobs. 2300 years ago a young man named Alexander...

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From Ganga ji to Gandhi ji: Remembering the Mahatma

The two tales of Ganga Ji and Gandhi Ji In his Great India Novel, Dr Shashi Tharoor created a fictional but comparative narrative between the Mahabharata and the Indian...

Apollo Mission Anniversary: Remembering Edwin Aldrin

The Firsts They say that the world always remembers the ‘first’. This is certainly true with Apollo Mission of NASA when mankind first set its foot on the...

Remembering Dr Richard Feynman

The best teacher I never had~ Bill Gates “I am going to give what I will call an elementary demonstration. But elementary does not mean easy to understand”...

Who was Adi Shankaracharya?

How he became Adi Shankaracharya “Who are you?’ asked Guru Govindapada to a 9-year-old boy named Shankara, sitting opposite him. Of frail look and wheatish...

Indian Heroes behind Black Holes

The movie Interstellar, released in 2014, directed by Christopher Nolan and co-produced by Nobel Laureate Physicist Kip Thorne, caught every Physics lovers imagination....

An Incident from the life of Chanakya taught me ironing

Sometime in 400 B.C. emerged Nanda dynasty along the banks of the river Ganga, ruling over the Magadha Kingdom. It flourished for around 200 years with a great...

Albert Einstein and his eye view towards history

The Nightmarish! “I have nightmares of history exams!” declared one of my esteemed friend. He represents the set of students, who would prefer suicide over...

That 356 year old surgical strike: story of Shivaji and Shaistakhan

अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथीव च ~Swami Chinmayanada Indians have lived by the above quote for centuries,...