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Nov 14, 2017
Hole Punch History: Google Doodle commemorates the 131st anniversary of the punching machineThe doodle celebrates German engineering and ingenuity, as the basic design for the hole puncher has remained constant for 129 years.
Nov 12, 2017
India and the World: Exhibition at Mumbai's CSMVS narrates history through 200 objectsIndia and the World is a first-of-its-kind exhibition where 228 artefacts contributed by three musems will establish the interconnectedness of the world and its people, over centuries
Nov 10, 2017
Padmavati row: Attacking Bhansali is like claiming a film on Chulbul Pandey would distort historyNot Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his film Padmavati, it is the purveyors of faux history who are the real enemies of Indian culture
Nov 10, 2017
Politicising Tipu Sultan Jayanti in Karnataka: BJP wasn't always against celebrations, say political pundits as cops detain hundreds in stateThe Siddaramaiah-led government made it an annual affair to celebrate Tipu’s birthday on 10 November since 2015, under the Department of Kannada and Culture.
Nov 10, 2017
Tipu Sultan Jayanti updates: Section 144 imposed in Coorg; hundreds of BJP workers detained across KarnatakaBengaluru has come under a thick security blanket ahead of the 'Tipu Jayanti' celebrations organised across the state by the government on Friday.
Nov 04, 2017
Museum of Material Memory: What much-loved objects can tell us about the lived pastOrdinary objects steeped in the past form the mainstay of the Museum of Material Memory | #FWeekend
Nov 02, 2017
Watch: Philippine Everest conqueror sets sail from Manila to China the old-fashioned wayAfter conquering Mount Everest, Philippine adventurer Carina Dayondon is set to sail to China aboard a wooden replica of an ancient boat in the hopes of boosting national pride in a forgotten maritime prowess. Dayondon is planning to sail from Manila to southern China early next year, recreating trade and migration voyages made before Spaniards colonised the Philippines in the 1500s.
Oct 29, 2017
Ancient India's political history is based on violence: Historian Upinder Singh on new bookHistorian Upinder Singh challenges the idea of a nonviolent India in a compelling new book
Oct 27, 2017
Paika rebellion of Odisha was spectacular, but Prakash Javadekar dubbing it as 'India's first war of independence' is a stretchIt would be a stretch to call the Paika rebellion India’s first war of Independence. This is because the British witnessed a string of uprisings from the very inception of its rule, largely because traditional rights were extinguished or redefined and land rents were jacked up.
Oct 24, 2017
Cambridge University website crashes as enthusiasts flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesisThe 75-year-old's doctoral thesis is the most requested item in Cambridge University's library.