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EXCAVATIONS ON TIPU SULTAN’S UNFINISHED FORT

The wall and laterite chamber unearthed from Mysore king Tipu Sultan’s fort at Feroke near Kozhikode in Kerala. K. Ragesh Less-known facts are now emerging about a well-planned fort that was designed to be part of Farokhabad, the capital of Malabar at Feroke near Kozhikode, as envisioned by the Mysore …

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EXCAVATION AT ANCIENT CHOLA CITY

Archaeological excavations at Maligaimedu near Gangaikondacholapuram is set to end on Friday amid calls for scaling up the exploration to cover more areas in the ancient city that King RajendraChola I (1012-1044) had built after his victorious expedition up to the Gangetic plains. This season’s excavation, inaugurated by Chief Minister …

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BHAGAT SINGH

Bhagat Singh, (born September 27, 1907, Lyallpur, western Punjab, India[now in Pakistan]—died March 23, 1931, Lahore [now in Pakistan]), revolutionary hero of the Indian independence movement. Bhagat Singh attended Dayanand Anglo Vedic High School, which was operated by Arya Samaj(a reform sect of modern Hinduism), and then National College, both located in Lahore. He began to protest British …

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ASI FINDS BUDDHIST CAVES, TEMPLES IN BANDHAVGARH TIGER RESERVE

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) earlier this year discovered Buddhist caves and stupas, and Brahmi inscriptions, dating back to the 2nd century, and Hindu temples from the 9th-11th centuries, and possibly the world’s largest Varaha sculpture also dating to the same period, at the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya …

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BATHUKAMMA FESTIVAL

Bathukamma festival represents the culture and identity of the people of Telangana and involves the worship of Maha Gauri – “Life Giver” in the form of Gauri Devi Ministry of Culture organized the celebration of Bathukamma festival being at Kartavyapath, India Gate, New Delhi, today. Bathukamma Festival is an annual celebration …

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NAVARATRI-DASARA CELEBRATIONS

A large quantity of foodgrains have been received as Hora Kanike from devotees as part of centenary year Dasara celebrations at Sri Venkataramana Temple on Car street in Mangaluru. Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts, known for their Shakti Sthalas, are geared up to celebrate Navaratri/Dasara festivities starting Monday and lasting …

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch died after 70 years on the throne at the age of 96. After the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the reign was passed on to her eldest son Charles, the former Prince of Wales. He will henceforth be addressed as King Charles III and will be conferred with all …

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MOHENJO DARO

Pakistan’s Department of Archaeology warned that heavy rainfall in the Sindh province threatened the World Heritage status of MohenjoDaro. Between August 16 and 26, 2022, the archaeological ruins of MohenjoDaro received a record 779.5 mm of rain, which had resulted in “considerable damage to the site and partial falling of several walls, including the protection …

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WORST FLOODING DISASTER IN WORLD

Recently, Pakistan is witnessing the worst flooding disaster in its history, therefore it has begun demanding reparations, or compensation, from the rich countries that are mainly responsible for causing climate change. Climate reparations refer to a call for money to be paid by the developed countries to the developing countries as a means of addressing …

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LA NINA

Recently, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicted, that a third consecutive event of La Nina could be underway which could lead to unusual weather effects in various countries. There is an extended period of La Nina in 2022. It is the first time that this has happened since the 1950s when the event started to …

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