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Changing Map of India: The Idea

India is not only a geographical or political entity. India is a Concept Our map kept changing  but the concept,the all powerful idea of India stayed on. It is a country, a region a sub-continent, a concept,an idea all rolled … Continue reading

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Our Future Cities Must be Designed to Perform like Ecosystems

Cities are no longer closed loop systems, they are now linear and open ended. Since they are constantly expanding, if no full circles are achieved, it means the waste produced in the end would accumulate – and there are several … Continue reading

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Jashn-e-Chiragah (Deepavali):A symbol of Mughal’s equality in India(link)

Aa mita dein dilon pe jo siyahi aa gayee hai,/ Meri Eid tu mana le teri Diwali mein manaun! (Let’s erase the darkness dwelling unto our hearts,/ You celebrate my Eid, I’ll celebrate your Diwali!) Jalal-ud-din Akbar arranged a big … Continue reading

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Sneezing monkey, Walking Fish and a Jewel-like Snake amongst 200 new Species found in Hilmalayas

Himalaya is a  biodiversity hotspot. There are many more in India itself.A report, Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland released on World Habitat Day maps out  new species found by scientists from various organizations including 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, 10 … Continue reading

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