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Meet Tanya Wells of London singing Vande Matram

By Akanksha Sharma British-based singer and songwriter Tanya Wells won the hearts by singing the National song of India ‘Vande Matram’. Recently, she did a cover...

History of Kohinoor as explained by William Dalrymple

By Akanksha Sharma For the past few days, the precious Kohinoor Diamond has been hitting the news again. The Indian govt. informed the court that,...

Punjab through the ages!

Punjabi scholars at a panel discussion on Friday revisited the history of Punjab and its language, mass migration and the impacts that the invaders...

Yes, Indians can speak English

Indians living abroad, especially in English-speaking countries, are quite often asked a question that takes us by surprise. I am sure that many Indians...

HSBC under probe for abetting tax evasion

Indian tax department had issued a warning notice to global banking massive HSBC to prosecute its Swiss and Dubai offices for allegedly abetting tax...

Honor Killers know their action is shameful

Jaipur: The British-born Ghanaian philosopher, cultural, political and moral theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah asserted that phenomenon like "honor killings" are resorted by those who...

British PM David Cameron links language with extremism

London: British PM said that almost 1,90,000 Muslim women do not know the English language and these women because of the lack of education were...

Linguistic hegemony and cultural imperialism through English

The way English is occupying the language domains, the life of Indian mother tongues is under a severe threat.

British filmmaker zooms camera on blind Indian chess players

New Delhi: The world of visually challenged but skilled and calculative chess players in India enraptured Britain based sociologist and filmmaker Ian McDonald to such...

ISRO launches five British satellites in copy book style

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), India successfully put into orbit five British satellites with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle's XL variant (PSLV-XL) on Friday night in copy...

Nursery rhymes: Why should “Pussy Cat” go to London even after 67 years of independence?

It’s not erroneous to make children learn the English nursery rhymes as they become aware of a new culture and it bridges the gap between the East and the West.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose vs Mahatma Gandhi, who do we owe our freedom to?

By Gaurav  Sharma While popular opinion says that the freedom that we enjoy today is the result of the efforts of the Father of the...

Remembering Jallianwala Bagh martyrs: How British Raj toyed with the lives of Indians

By Subir Ghosh In just about a week's time, the country should observe the 96th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. On the afternoon of April...

Enter the dragon: Is China looking to colonize Kenya and rest of the East Africa?

By Nitin Kesar The way Chinese people are making inroads into Kenya, has a striking resemblance to how British paved their way into India during...

Of Gandhi, Raj and photography: A talk with K. Natrajan, the man who immortalized Bapu

Photographer K. Natrajan who filmed Mahatma Gandhi's first portrait has turned 92 years old. He had very healthy relation with the Father of the...

Kali Katha of Kolkata: How the capital city of West Bengal got its name from Goddess Kali

By Newsgram Staff  Writer She is furious. She is wild. She is a rebel. She symbolizes raw power. In Hindu mythology, it is said that...

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