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The Ajanta Caves


The Ajanta Caves

These caves in Maharashtra, India, discovered in 1819, are carved out of the side of a steep horseshoe-shaped ravine and contain remarkable examples of Buddhist art. They consist of chapels and monasteries dating from about 200 BCE to 650 CE, with magnificent frescoes and sculpture depicting scenes from the life of Buddha. Changes in Buddhist thought in what century made it possible for the image of the Buddha to become a focus of worship? More… Discuss

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Gujarat govt issues Rs 2,979-cr work order to L&T for Statue of Unity— Business Standard (@bsindia) October 27, 2014


word: felicitate


felicitate 

Definition: (verb) To offer congratulations to.
Synonyms: congratulate
Usage: I felicitate you on your memory, sir. Discuss.
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this day in the yesteryear: Jawaharlal Nehru Dies in Office (1964)


Jawaharlal Nehru Dies in Office (1964)

Nehru was an Indian statesman and leader with Mohandas Gandhi in the struggle for Indian home rule. Nehru served as president of the Indian National Congress, and, in 1947, became India’s first prime minister, leading the country through the difficult early years of independence. Domestically, he promoted democracy, socialism, secularism, and unity, adapting modern values to Indian conditions. His daughter, Indira Gandhi, later served as prime minister. What is believed to have killed Nehru? More… Discuss

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THIS DAY IN THE YESTERYEAR: THE GODHRA TRAIN BURNING (2002)


The Godhra Train Burning (2002)

More than a decade after a blaze on a train packed with Hindu pilgrims claimed 59 lives—many of the victims women and children—the debate rages on as to whether it was a tragic accident or deliberately set as part of a larger conspiracy. The train was passing through the Indian state of Gujarat when it was set upon by a Muslim mob near the Godhra train station and the fire broke out. Several investigations have yielded conflicting results as to the source of the blaze, yet what was done in 2011? More… Discuss

 

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Just a thought: “Corruption rises to the top, just like truth does, in spite of efforts by the corrupts to keep it submerged”!


Just a thought: “Corruption rises to the top, just like truth does, in spite of efforts by the corrupts to keep it submerged!”