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Toe Ring-bichiya

Wearing of toe rings is practiced in India. Toe rings have been a part of the Indian culture since the Ramayana times, there has been a mention of Sita, when abducted by Ravana, threw her toe ring in the way, so that lord Rama could find her. 88 more words


As A Historian......I Am Ashamed

Everyone that visits IST knows that I am a history buff…..and that I try to incorporate some history into every post that I can…..with the hope that it will make them more interesting and at the same time give my readers a little more knowledge. 439 more words


Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan

Lal bahadur shastri , 2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966) was the Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. 172 more words


International Day of Non-Violence.

Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the “Father of the Nation”. Though the title is not officially declared, as the Constitution of India does not permit a father of nation, it is mostly conferred to him. 159 more words


Jihad: it's Not What You Think it is

I am always looking for ways to help Americans and my readers to understand what they hear daily in the news….believe it or not everything i not as clear cut as politicians and pundits would like you to think….. 87 more words


Gurdwara Bangla sahib

Gurudwara bangla sahib is the most prominent Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship situated in the heart of New Delhi’s famous Connaught Place in the Capital city of India. 163 more words


First Indian Miss World

Reita Faria Powell (born c. 1945)is an Indian model, doctor and beauty queen who won Miss World 1966, to become the first Asian woman to win the event. 46 more words