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Naqvi takes a dig at Congress, says 80 percent of country's history has become one family's saga

Mar 21, 2016

Naqvi takes a dig at Congress, says 80 percent of country's history has become one family's saga

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi claimed that 80 percent of the country's history, before and after Independence, has become the saga of a single family. #Politics #Congress #BJP #history #TheySaidIt #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Was Netaji wronged by the powers that be, and does he even matter to Indians?

Jan 24, 2016

Was Netaji wronged by the powers that be, and does he even matter to Indians?

Of all the major figures in India’s independence struggle, none captures the imagination as much as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose does, in his military uniform, with his Indian National Army that almost managed to free India from the British yoke, with Japanese help. #India #ConnectTheDots #history #Indian National Army #Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose #Netaji Bose #Declassified Files
A day after finding ancient city, archaeologists unearth 2500-year-old temple in Raipur

Aug 27, 2015

A day after finding ancient city, archaeologists unearth 2500-year-old temple in Raipur

Merely a day after the ASI unearthed a city near Madurai around 3,000 years old, archaeologists have found a temple in the Rajim town of Raipur. #India #NewsTracker #history #Chhattisgarh #temple #ASI #Raipur #city #Archaeological Survey of India #Mauryan empire #Rajim
Ghana petrol station blast, flooding leave estimated 150 dead | Reuters

Jun 05, 2015

Ghana petrol station blast, flooding leave estimated 150 dead | Reuters

ACCRA An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital and flooding caused by torrential rains killed around 150 people, President John Mahama said on Thursday, marking the worst disaster to strike the West African country in more than a decade. Around 96 people who sought shelter from floods overnight at the state-owned GOIL ( GOIL.GH ) gas station near a busy downtown intersection were killed, authorities said. Thousands more were made homeless in the citywide flooding, officials said. #history #Africa #Fire #President #accident #People #city #station #the-station #filling #people-at-first #president-john
18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in a bookstore in Argentina

Apr 24, 2015

18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in a bookstore in Argentina

An 18th-century book on the history of Saint Peter's Basilica that was stolen last year in Rome has been recovered at a bookstore in Buenos Aires #World #Rome #history #Book #Argentina #Buenos Aires #Interpol #Stolen #1748
Sacramento Kings' Sim Bhullar first player of Indian descent to play in NBA

Apr 08, 2015

Sacramento Kings' Sim Bhullar first player of Indian descent to play in NBA

Sacramento Kings backup center Sim Bhullar made history Tuesday night when he became the first player of Indian descent to play in an NBA game. #history #basketball #Sim Bhullar #Sacramento #Kings #Indian descent #NBA game
Saffronising history? Members of RSS-backed outfit in re-constituted ICHR team

Mar 02, 2015

Saffronising history? Members of RSS-backed outfit in re-constituted ICHR team

Two office bearers of RSS-backed Akhil Bharatiya Itihas Sankalan Yojana (ABISY) and a former professor who unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha elections in Manipur last year on a BJP ticket candidate find place in the reconstituted team of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR). #Politics #India #BJP #NewsTracker #history #Culture #RSS #HRD Ministry #ICHR
World Cup highs and lows: From Kapil's 175 to Ponting's blitz and Eden riots

Feb 04, 2015

World Cup highs and lows: From Kapil's 175 to Ponting's blitz and Eden riots

Highs and lows of the cricket World Cup ahead of the 2015 edition which takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14-March 29. #Sports #India #Cricket #Pakistan #Australia #history #Ricky Ponting #Kapil Dev #Eden Gardens #Vinod Kambli #2015 ICC World Cup #CWC 2015 #Highs and lows