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‘Dastan-e-Ghadar: The Tale of the Mutiny’ by Zahir Dehlvi offers insights that are particularly relevant today.
Cutting through the prejudice.
What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Shakespeare certainly had a right to his opinion but names, like words, are very important. Yet, while we often nam...
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For years, Hyderabad’s Golconda Fort, has drawn tourists by the thousands. With its brilliant acoustic engineering, exquisite architecture with Hindu and Muslim influences, the fort has been a tourist...
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The entire nation mourned when Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad lost his battle for life after his heroic rescue from a snowy trap following an avalanche in Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield. Now, some voices are clamouring for the demilitarization of Siachen. But does this really make sense? Given Pakistan's innumerable ceasefire violations and repeated infiltrations in our territory in the recent past, such a decision would be purely emotional and san any strategic reasonability.
Some of Indian cinema's best achievements in the last few years owe their success to great amounts of computer-generated imagery (CGI). This was not the case in the 1950s, when ambitious movie projects took long time to complete. One classic example is Mughal-e-Azam, which released on 5 August, 55 years ago, after nine painstaking years in production.