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Chanakya’s Thoughts on Town and Country Planning in Contemporary World:Are They Relevant?

Some interesting extracts relating to Town and Country planning in Arthashastra composed by Chanakya in the Maurya period is given below: Town, which is congested, should be freed of surplus population, which should then be housed in a new location. … Continue reading

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Urbanism is the new way of life.

Any city is a large and permanent settlement. There is no agreement on how any city is distinguished from a town, many cities have a particular administrative, legal, or historical status based on the law of the land. In the … Continue reading

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Hot Debate of Paper vs. Digital Maps:Ordnance Survey of Uk is not Dropping Paper maps

Amidst the hot debate  of  digital vs paper maps ,he Ordnance Survey of UK has denounced the misinformation about ‘discontinuation of paper maps’ reported in The Telegraph. Despite the dwindling sales of paper maps, OS reinstates its commitment to maintain … Continue reading

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Is the Internet becoming a New ‘Political Mantra’ in India?(link)

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Misra, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Allied Sciences of M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India, discusses the use and implications of the Internet and social media in Indian politics. Dr. Misra will be completing … Continue reading

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One Radical on Another; Paul Watson’s tribute to Mandela(link)

From iFaqeer’s Blog As Nelson Mandela passes in our minds into ancesterhood, to quote the President of Nigeria, there will be talk of his radical legacy. I can find no better way to open that discussion by turning to a … Continue reading

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Ninety Percent of the Globe was Captured by British(link)

Britshers had invaded almost 90% of the countries around the globe, according a new study. The analysis of the histories of the almost 200 countries in the world found that there are only 22 countries which have never experienced an invasion … Continue reading

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