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Notes scribbled in a 14th-century musical treatise trace Aurangzeb’s journey from Delhi to Kashmir 3.8.2020 Scroll.in
The handbook has relevance beyond the world of Arabic and Persian musicology.
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The Tilak-Jinnah pact embodied communal harmony that is much needed in modern-day India 3.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
It was the last formal agreement between Hindu and Muslim communities in pre-Independence India.
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The Hagia Sophia as a palimpsest: Memories of the monument in five acts 2.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conquest and bloodshed, plunder and loot, magnificence and glory – it is the price of having existed for over a thousand years.
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On Lokmanya Tilak’s death centenary, it’s time to re-examine his legacy 1.8.2020 Scroll.in
His contributions to the freedom struggle have been marginalised over the decades.
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All hail soccer's Benjamin Button! 30.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the first player to score 50 Serie A goals for both Milan clubs: Inter Milan (57 goals) and AC Milan (51 goals).
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Bombay plague of 1896: The first bio-political crisis to be captured on camera in colonial India 27.7.2020 Scroll.in
The images highlight the pandemic’s impact on the city and the colonial government’s role.
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If censorship were to return, could today’s writers learn from their Victorian counterparts? 22.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Limits of acceptability and literary censorship inspired creative ways of writing for the Victorians.
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The Indian exodus from Burma during WW II bears eerie similarity to migrant flight during lockdown 18.7.2020 Scroll.in
Half-a-million Indians trekked home from Burma, with little official help. Thousands perished.
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Can You Guess These Names, Places, Animals And Things Using Just Emojis? 17.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Every year, World Emoji Day is celebrated on July 17. And every year, a number of guessing games flood social media on the occasion of World Emoji Day.
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In the 1820s, a British movement to quit sugar accelerated the end of slavery in the West Indies 15.7.2020 Scroll.in
The cause, led by Elizabeth Heyrick, was perhaps the first recorded consumer boycott.
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American sandwiches tell the story of immigration, class and capitalism 14.7.2020 Scroll.in
Five food historians offer a deep dive into different sandwiches.
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Know why Valentina Sampaio made history? 14.7.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender model to be featured in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue.
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How an Indian man taken to Europe as a slave played a role in the French Revolution 14.7.2020 Scroll.in
Louis-Benoit Zamor’s journey embodies the spirit of liberty and equality, the founding ideals of the revolution.
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Hamilton's raised fist revives memories of Mexico 1968 13.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
'It is going to be a lifelong thing for me.'
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Coronavirus: Karnataka High Court stays ban on online classes for school students 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
However, the bench clarified that school authorities should not make online education compulsory for students or charge extra fees.
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1918 Bombay Fever: How voluntary groups sprang up in the face of state ‘neglect’ 5.7.2020 Scroll.in
‘The Hindusthan’ noted that the principle burden of mitigation efforts had fallen on the philanthropic sections of the public.
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Coronavirus: Groom dies, over 100 guests test positive after attending wedding in Bihar 1.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The groom had fever on the day of the wedding but his family reportedly forced him to take medicines and go ahead with the wedding rituals.
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From the wilderness years to Klopp at the Kop, it’s been a long 30-year-old wait for Liverpool fans 27.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Klopp has somehow whizzed Liverpool back to the 1960s, when the city was iridescent and its ambitious manager and players showed anything was achievable.
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America ignored the Tulsa race riots for decades. For me, it’s a piece of family history 21.6.2020 Scroll.in
The writer recounts the lessons he learnt from the experiences of three generations of his family.
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Cyclone Amphan: Community-run ecotourism can help rebuild livelihoods in the Sundarbans 21.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
India and Bangladesh must work together to provide the region with the required infrastructure.
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