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Major Somnath Sharma

October, 1947- Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru receives a message from an ex Dy Comissioner in Dera Ismail Khan of the N.W.F.P in Pakistan.  The message warns of a mission by Pakistan to send tribal raiders to Kashmir,  and some had already moved in.  1,068 more words

Modern India

Change the perception of India

Thank you Rohith Reddy for leading me to this great short video on India. I was captivated.


Lala Lajpat Rai

Oct 30, 1928, past his 60’s, with an imposing personality, he stood on the stage at Lahore, and roared in a defiant voice.

“Every blow on our bodies this afternoon is like a nail driven into the coffin of British imperialism.”

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Indian History

The slow death of India's Planning Commission and the rise of NITI aayog

The end of an era

On 1st January 2015 we finally bid goodbye to the Planning Commission of India, one of the last vestiges of our centrally planned economy. 1,564 more words


When I was in grade 6,I had some friends who took extra classes to learn Guitar.Even though I knew about Guitar since that time,I never considered to learn how to play one.It was only in the later part,when I had crossed my teens,that I was introduced to Rock Music (of 70’s & 80’s).Automatically,I developed an immense desire to learn playing Guitar. 345 more words



In India,the economic distribution has been extremely poor since many decades.Along with huge population,it remains to be one of the major reasons for unbalance in every aspect of the country.Our neighbor nation,China,which faced similar problems,has made progress in front of our eyes;but we are still lingering in the never ending race of developing nation. 442 more words