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Middle East:A Misnomer

A term which originated in the west to pack up a group of regions and nations which have different languages, history, and culture. People there do not think of themselves as “middle eastern”. They think of themselves as either Arabs, … Continue reading

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Ziggurats: Important Milestones in Evolution of Cities

Ziggurats were important milestones in the evolution of cities. They were massive stone structures built in the  Mesopotamian valley and western Iranian plateau, in the form of a terraced  pyramid-like structure of successively receding stories or levels.In ancient times, they worked as nuclei … Continue reading

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Africans shaped India’s History and Ruled !!(link)

There was a time in India’s history when being African was no taboo and they mingled in the society and in fact, played a crucial role in India’s history. Some Africans at one point of time were part of India’s … Continue reading

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How ‘Clean’ India Become After Cleanliness Drive (link): Report Card

After the ‘Massive’ Cleanliness Drive of October 2,2014 click here to see the detailed report card.

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New Concept in Power Generation: Distributed Power!

Scenario of power generartion is going to change.Earlier when a big power plant retired, it was replaced by one as big or bigger. But not anymore. Energy efficiency is increasingly reducing the need for more power. And when it is … Continue reading

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Garbage in Aligarh

Parts of our cities have become garbage dump. Above is the snap of Jamalpur locality of Aligarh, India.

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