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Is it safe to travel in India 2018

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Battle of Haifa appropriated to suit modern political agendas

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Dr. Sujata Ashwarya | Published — Friday 19 January 2018

There is a twisted irony to the renaming, in the presence of the Israeli prime minister, of the iconic Teen Murti Chowk (literally, Three Statues Circle), an important road crossing in New Delhi, as “Teen Murti Haifa Chowk” in remembrance of the soldiers from the Indian subcontinent who died in the battle to take the city from the defending Ottoman army on Sept. 235 more words

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Demystifying History

One of my friends asked me a while back – Why don’t you write about “Why should we read history?”. The question took me back in time to 2006 when a colleague, not a very likeable person at the time, had posed the question “Why should we be bothered with history?” I made a crushing retort using some trite statements such as ‘Those who ignore history, they become history….blah blah’ layered with generous amounts of contempt at his temerity for asking such a stupid question (more likely a blanket disregard for his right to ask such a question). 1,442 more words

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