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Over 381 dead after strong earthquake hits southern China

Aug 04, 2014

Over 381 dead after strong earthquake hits southern China

The magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck at 4:30 pm at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. #China #NewsTracker #earthquake #Disaster #Natural History #Ludian
Forget making history, India's true challenge is to make winning a habit

Aug 02, 2014

Forget making history, India's true challenge is to make winning a habit

If Indian Test cricket wants to redeem itself it needs to look at long term redevelopment and stop romanticizing every win. Realization that the road ahead is long but promising may lead to brighter days. #Sports #India #Cricket #Test cricket #history #England #MS Dhoni #Lords #Ravindra Jadeja #Shikhar Dhawan #India in England 2014
Ship found under World Trade Centre dates to 1773, say experts

Jul 31, 2014

Ship found under World Trade Centre dates to 1773, say experts

Researchers said this week that a vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Centre site in New York was made from wood cut around the year 1773. #didyouknow #history #New York #Ship #World Trade Centre #Manhattan #vessel #American War of Independence
Marxists, Hindutva and the ICHR debate But who cares about the children?

Jul 29, 2014

Marxists, Hindutva and the ICHR debate But who cares about the children?

ICHR chief Y Sudershan Rao wants to accurately date the sacred texts. The Marxist historians debate this hindutva version of history. In the middle of this debate, social sciences tend to be the biggest loser. #CultureDecoder #Ramayana #Hindutva #Ramachandra Guha #Devdutt Pattanaik #Mahabharat #open defecation #Dina Nath Batra #INdian COuncil of Historical research #ICHR #Professor Y Sudershan Rao #Salil Tripathi #Y Sudershan Rao #Marxist version of history
Historians raise questions about ICHR's new boss Prof Y Sudershan Rao

Jul 14, 2014

Historians raise questions about ICHR's new boss Prof Y Sudershan Rao

Professor Y Sudershan Rao's appointment as chairperson of the ICHR has raised questions about Rao's academic credibility. #history #WhoIsThis #ICHR #Rao #Professor Y Sudershan Rao #Indian Council for Historical Research #Romila Thapar #Marxist history

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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Aug 21, 2014

Sports greats make 'Drunk History' on Comedy Central

"Drunk History" is about to stumble and slur its way into the wide world of sports. Next week the Comedy Central show will drunkenly reinterpret the exploits of three athletic legends...
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Aug 21, 2014

Shocker! Dave Matthews got high with Willie Nelson

It happened at the 1995 Farm Aid show, he tells 'Rolling Stone.'             Related Stories Amy Winehouse statue to grace her home neighborhood DailyDish: Did Chelsea Handler just do the most bizarre interview in pop culture history? 17 years ago, i... #Dave Matthews #Willie Nelson #Amy Winehouse #Rolling Stone
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Aug 22, 2014

Pete Wentz and girlfriend welcome baby Saint Lazslo

New baby comes into the world with heavenly name.             Related Stories Amy Winehouse statue to grace her home neighborhood DailyDish: Did Chelsea Handler just do the most bizarre interview in pop culture history? See Hugh Jackman dead lift nea... #Hugh Jackman #Pete Wentz #Amy Winehouse