Swami Vivekananda Nato in Calcutta nel 1863, Swami Vivekananda mostrato un desiderio di districare lo spiritual e realizzare Dio anche quando egli era un bambino. Questo è perché egli ha scelto Ramakrishna come il suo Guru perché egli era sicuro che Ramakrishna sarebbe in grado di manifestare per lui...

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आदि शंकराचार्य ईसा पश्चार्त 788 में केरला के कालडी नामक गाँव में इनका जन्म हुआ था, आदि शंकराचार्य एक महान दार्शनिक रूप में प्रसिद्ध हुए क्योंकि इन्होंने वेदों को नया जीवन दिया और उनकें प्राचीन महत्वता को पुनः स्थापित किया। उन्होंने वेदान्त के तत्वज्ञान को तब पुनर्जन्म दिया जब...

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La journée internationale du Yoga Le yoga, ayant son origine en Inde, est un exercice physique, mentale et spirituelle daté de 5000 ans dont le but est de transformer le corps ainsi que l’esprit.Le 11 décembre 2014, l’Assemblée générale de l’Organisation des Nations Unies a déclaré le 21 juin...

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Yoga Gurus of Indien Maharishi Patanjali Maharishi Patanjali ist der “Vater des Yoga”, die kompiliert 195 Yoga Sutras, die die Grundlage der Yoga-Philosophie geworden. Der Kommentar zu diesen Sutras heißt Bhasya. Der Kern Essenz von Patanjali ist der achtfache Pfad des Yoga (Ashtanga Yoga), die auf ein gesundes Leben...

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Lost In Thin Air: AirAsia Flight Goes Missing

On Sunday, AirAsia confirmed that its flight QZ 8501 going from Surabaya to Singapore lost its contact with the air traffic control with 162 people on board. As per the information, the flight disappeared after its pilots asked for changing course in order to avoid bad weather condition. Officials...

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Korea: A Nut Rage 

Now, popularly known as the “nut rage” fiasco, the incident has drawn major backlash in South Korea and ridicule for Cho’s high-headedness from rest of the world. Cho, who was enraged over being served the macadamia nuts in a bag and not in a plate, ordered the officials to...

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Taliban Gunmen Kill 132 Students in Pakistan

It was a military run school that was captured by Taliban gunmen. Today more than 1100 people attended the school; many of them were children of Pakistan army personnel. The cruel act is certain to exasperate Pakistan’s powerful army. Wounded children were taken to a nearby hospital where they...

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Sony Leak Scandal: A Serious Breach To Privacy.

Hacking into their computer systems, jarringly adroit cyber geniuses have made the hypersensitive information of Sony Pictures, public. Rendering the reputed entertainment corporation’s operations immobile, and playing hide and seek with a series of highly private reports, these hackers have dumbfounded the authorities with their scandalous expertise. Approximately two...

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Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution: The End or Not?

The Hong Kong student protesters remained steadfast outside the government headquarters in the city on Wednesday holding a huge yellow banner which read “We’ll be back”. The protesters, who laid camp and blocked various sites in Hong Kong for over two months, were ordered by the court to clear...

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CIA Tackled Terror With Torture: Report Out

According to the CIA records, around 119 prisoners were involved; however, the CIA officials kept the public in dark by misrepresenting the numbers at less than 100. A lot of prisoners did not even meet the stated criteria for their imprisonment. Torturous and inhumane tactics like waterboarding, rectal feeding...

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Celebrating The 43rd Navy Day In India.

Commemorating the exceptional naval triumph on Karachi harbor during the Indo-Pak war of 1971, India celebrates the 43rd Navy Day, today. The tribute that has been scheduled to take place in Visakhapatnam, where as per the reports, as many as 20 ships, 23 aircrafts and a submarine have exhibited...

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Ban Bouncers: An Unrealistic Solution

The reality is that over the past few decades, the gentleman’s game has undergone vast improvements in relation to the security of players. These safety measures have rendered cricket safer than it has ever been. In the early 1990’s only one bouncer per over was allowed. This was increased...

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Over 102 Dead In Kano Mosque Blasts

A doctor on November 29, 2014 told reporters that more than 150 people got injured, and a lot of people dropped off in multiple explosions that hit the Kano Mosque on Friday. One can conjure up the situation in Nigeria from the fact that hundreds of people are in...

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Blasphemy Laws Making Pakistan Murkier

The actress participated in a pretend marriage on a Geo TV show in which musicians sang a devotional song related to the wedding of Prophet Muhammad’s daughter. She, along with her husband, Asad Bashir Khan, and the chief of the country's biggest media group, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, have been each...

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World Awakening To The Myth Of Bill Cosby?

However, what seems disturbing is that people are having a hard time seeing their beloved comedian in the image of a criminal. Many have discarded the allegations by the victims as “cheap tricks” to earn easy money and a shortcut to fame. Such backlash against the victims is bothersome...

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Broken Internet, Broken Mind

As the probe makes way for landing, it suffers a bounce or two. The landing is far from perfect, but the imminent aim is achieved. The “bouncy” touch-down marks the first successful landing ever by a probe on a comet. The Philae Lander, much like its name, “philanders” on...

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Jesus And Mary Magdalene: The Mystery Continues

Although traditional Christianity is opposed to the idea of Jesus being remotely related to carnal relations, there have been mentions of his marriage and physical relations in some Gnostic Gospels. These Gnostic Gospels are not a part of the standard Biblical canon, and many Christians are of the opinion...

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Kashmir: When The Army Misfired

The Defence spokesperson clarified the army’s stance on the subject. He said that based on some intelligence reports about the movement of militants in a white Maruti 800 car along Nowgam to Pulwama road, three Mobile Vehicle Check Posts (MVCP) were established along the road. He went on further...

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World Trade Center: Symbol Of Resilience

The new World Center now stands a symbol of strength that overcame the horrific incident of 9/11 that took away many innocent lives. Many employees of Conde Nast however, are still a little worrisome as they fear that the tower could become a target of another terrorist attack. However,...

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Love Jihad: The Difficulty Of Accepting Choice

The report highlighted the fact that families pressurise wards to file false charges against the lover or husband and his families. These charges usually involved abduction, forceful withholding and rape. As the report rightly noted that some of these charges are filed after a long time; at times when...

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Attendance In Government Offices: It’s Online

By far, 148 organisations have been registered and more than 49 thousand employees have been registered. Many organisations and employees are yet to register; the roadblock being – availability of internet and biometric scanners in the offices. Also, since it is based on biometric attendance system, every employee must...

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Social Media Got Her Home

What is very interesting about Jahnvi’s case is that social media played a huge role in finding her. As soon as she had disappeared, Jahnvi’s parents started a campaign to find their daughter on social media. Within no time of Jahnvi’s disappearance her photo had gone viral on social...

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First Exclusive Interview: Modi Talks To Zakaria

In an interesting turn of events, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to the journalist of CCN International, Fareed Zakaria who had previously questioned PM Modi’s credibility to rise to power. This was PM Modi’s first exclusive interview to the media after his coming to power at the...

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Scotland Decides: Will Scotland Be Free?

Scotland remained an independent nation for most of history until 1603 when King James VI of Scotland came to power as the monarch of England and Ireland as well. It was called the Union of the Crowns until these countries came together as a united kingdom with the signing...

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Smriti Irani: Yale University Degree?

Addressing a gathering on A World of Change Why Women Need to Speak Up, Be Heard, at the India Today Woman Summit 2014, she answered various questions that came as an attack to her educational milieu. According to the media reports, she said, “In that kitty of mine where...

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Bandit Queen: Justice At Heaven’s Door?

13 years after the murder of the Bandit Queen, Phoolan Devi, a Delhi court has convicted the primary accuse Sher Singh for her assassination and has acquitted the other eleven accused of criminal charges in the Phoolan Devi murder case. In the year 2001 Phoolan Devi was shot five...

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China’s Railway Line To Reach The Indian Border

The announcement of the construction of the railway route came from China immediately after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared his plans of reinforcing relations with its neighbours which has gone downhill in the past few years. Towards establishing better relation, Indian Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj will visit Nepal...

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UNHRC: India Takes A Stand On Gaza

India’s decision under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to support the UNHRC seems more like an act of appeasement towards the opposition party, who had created a ruckus in the Parliament few days ago. The congress Members of Parliament (MPs) staged a walked out in Rajya Sabha few days...

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Giving Up Sacrifice

Getting the scholarship was no easy task it took a lot of talking, pleading, heated discussions, loud music (for practice and to ignore the sound of my mom screaming) and voila battle won! So I fought my way out and rose to the top. But you know there is...

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Jaitley’s Budget: 200 crores for a statue?

The Budget presented by Jaitley brought with it some appreciation and other opportunities for criticisms too. Perhaps their love for art prompted the Modi government to set aside INR two hundred crore for a statue of Indian freedom fighter, Sardar Vallabhbai Patel in the Budget 2014.

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Tallest Railway Bridge In India

Going by the reports that are going the circles, India will be the home to the tallest railway bridge in the world in two years time. The tallest bridge at the moment is located in China over Beipanjiang River in Guizhou province.

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Insights Into Arun Jaitley’s First Budget

Arun Jaitley is the man of the hour in the Parliament these days. Whether the appreciation is in the cards or not is too soon to say. Apart from his much-talked of hundred-crore model and the fixation on bullet trains, the budget seems to be focused on structural changes...

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Israeli Assault on Gaza Intensifies

The Middle East is in a state of flux again with the Israel-Palestine conflict going one step further with the recent Gaza bombing by Israel. The Gaza strip which has had a history of being a conflict-ridden region for the two countries, was attacked by the Israeli

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Indian Elections And Social Media

India is in the midst of the world’s biggest elections. And with only a week left for the results to be announced, politicians are leaving no stone unturned to make their presence felt. Aiding them in their drive are three social media giants—Twitter, Facebook and Google +.

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Let The Truth Prevail

I hope you all know that Bollywood completed 100 years of cinema last year. In these 100 years there definitely has been a change in the kind of movies that are being made. On the one hand we have masterpieces like Barfi, 3 Idiots, Paan Singh Tomar, Gangs of...

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AAP The Outsider

If online donations to a political party are any measure to understand what the public thinks of them, then Aam Aadmi Party definitely has some fans. According to a report in the DNA, AAP’s online donations increased by four times after the news of party convener Arvind Kejriwal being...

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Sunanda Pushkar Found Dead

A day after the Shashi Tharoor’s Twitter controversy made social media go gaga another breaking news made the country go “What the F****!” Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, has reportedly been found dead in Hotel Leela of Delhi.

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Going Against The Norms of Democracy

A Ban On Opinion Polls Opinion polls are biased. They are a farce and are manipulated, inaccurate, non-scientific and non-transparent. So why ban them? The Election Commission of India has proposed to ban “opinion polls” and has used claims mentioned above to justify its stand. Congress leaders agree with...

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Eat, Pray And Love The Maharashtrian Way!

They say food is a necessity, but good food is a total must-have. In a multicultural nation like India it is important to get familiar with all the regional cuisines. Coming from the “Marathi manoos”, Maharashtrian food is something where there is an abundance in diversity, from the “Kolhapuri”...

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Is That What She Deserved?

It was not long ago that we read about Malala Yousafzai and how the Taliban tried to assassinate her for fighting for the education of girls. And now there is another case of brutal killing of a brave life. I am talking about Sushmita Banerjee, the author who rose...

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Coalition Government: A Boon Or A Bane?

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on July 16, 2013, said that it was a wrong decision to have aligned with the Congress Party in 2011 Assembly elections.What does she mean when she uses the term “alignment”? For all of you who don’t know, in politics “alignment” means “coalition”. The term...

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Discovering Gujarat

It is one of the most beautiful cities that I have seen in the country. You will fall in love with this city the moment you start exploring it. The peaceful environment, the cultural enigma, the diversifications, the variety of food across the city is simply irresistible. It is...

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Women And Time

Yesterday evening I was just flipping through HT City when this thought popped in my head and was the topic of discussion with my parents at the dinner table; “Why does the censor board give the “A” title to a movie?”

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The Reality Of Social Media

A man of his words, Rajdeep Sardesai has taken a step back when it comes to talking about political matters on Twitter. In his last recorded tweet in January, Shah Rukh Khan also bade a similar farewell. But here’s what’s interesting; you can definitely see that the trolls are...

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Haters Have An Impact

On sites like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter celebrities are often targeted and ridiculed by the people termed as “haters”. Through memes, posts, groups, and pages, there is a mass that is hell bent only in making fun of a celebrity or any name that has been in the news....

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Amar, Akbar, Anthony

In earlier days, when political India was a lot more innocent – despite Indira Gandhi’s Emergency excesses (1977) – Bollywood directors took the responsibility of delivering social messages through their movies. The films were like a sugar coat on the bitter sweet life of the Indian masses.In 1977, when...

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Originality Is The Key To The Oscar

It’s that time of the year again.The Oscar nominations for the year 2013 are out and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi is a movie that has bagged the most number of nominations. And it is the only film which has Indian artists associated with it, like actors Suraj Sharma,...

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Dhoni: The Sacrificial Scapegoat

Critics say that Dhoni should be removed from the position of the captain of the Indian Cricket Team at least for test matches. If that happens then Team India should be ready to go down the drains. With mature players like Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Lakshman already retired from...

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Hurricane Sandy and Social Media

Call it climatic change or a natural routine, but the earth seems to be increasingly battered by strong onslaughts of nature. Amid a series of earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, the latest has been “Sandy”, a tropical cyclone that has affected Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the...

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In the Name of Music

Gone are the days when weekends were spent moving our bodies to loud music, inebriated in an enclosed dark space, swarmed with sweating people. No? Let’s try this: gone are the days when we used to “club” our nights away.

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Sridevi Is Back With A Bang!

Chandni is back to steal your heart away. And this time it is not with her dance numbers or electrifying chemistry with the co-star, but with her simplicity and sheer grace. Gauri Shinde’s directed English Vinglish is a movie about a middle-aged Maharashtran woman, Shashi (Sridevi), who is made...

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The Death Of Her Soul

Miles and miles away there was a haven of exquisite beauty, serenity and refuge. The rustle of green leaves, the breath of fresh air, the uncontrolled flow of the sea water; nature at its natural best: unguided, unobstructed and free. That was her home. Looking through the old photographs, she...

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