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In Birla House with Memories of the Mahatma

The Birla House, or Gandhi Smriti, stands inconspicuously among other sprawling bungalows in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi without any trappings of an important building even though it is far more important than any of its neighbours; it is not only the house where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life, but also the place where he breathed his last after being shot in his own prayer meeting. 625 more words

Travel

Martyr's Day: Remembering Bapu

Lots of conspiracies came up when Baapu was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on 30th January 1948, a few months after we gained Independence. We proudly talk about Gandhi’s contributions in Indian freedom struggle but do we really know the facts about him. 383 more words

Critically Acclaimed

68th Republic Day celebrations: from UAE soldiers to NSG commandos India shows muscles

The nation’s military prowess, its state-of-the-art defence platforms and its diverse cultural and social traditions are on showcase on the Capital’s Rajpath as the country celebrates its 68th Republic Day. 713 more words

National

രക്തസാക്ഷി ദിനവും ഗാന്ധിജിയും

കേരളത്തിലെ പ്രധാന പ്രതിപക്ഷ കക്ഷിയുടെ സംസ്ഥാന അദ്ധ്യക്ഷനാണ് സുധീരന്‍. ആരെങ്കിലും എന്തെങ്കിലും പറയുന്നതു കേട്ട് ചാടിക്കയറി പിണറായി വിജയനെതിരെയോ സര്‍ക്കാരിനെതിരെയോ തെറ്റായ ആരോപണമുന്നയിക്കുമ്പോള്‍ അദ്ദേഹത്തിന്റെ വിശ്വാസ്യത തന്നെയാണ് നഷ്ടമാവുന്നത്. എന്തെങ്കിലും പറയുന്നതിനു മുമ്പ് നിജസ്ഥിതി പരിശോധിക്കാമായിരുന്നു. കഴിഞ്ഞ വര്‍ഷത്തെ ഉത്തരവില്‍ നിന്ന് എന്തു മാറ്റമാണ് വരുത്തിയത് എന്നെങ്കിലും അന്വേഷിച്ചിരുന്നുവെങ്കില്‍ ഈ അക്കിടി പറ്റില്ലായിരുന്നു.
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China Honors Their Nations Martyrs

(This article is courtesy of the Shanghai Daily News)

Honoring China’s martyrs

Source: Xinhua | October 1, 2016, Saturday | PRINT EDITION

President Xi Jinping and other top state leaders honor those who laid down their lives for their country at a ceremony in front of the Monument to the People’s Heroes in Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square yesterday. 31 more words

Govermnent

Raitha Sangha to observe Farmer Martyrs' Day in Gadag on July 21

Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Hasiru Sene will organise a state-level farmers’ convention, as part of 36th Farmer Martyrs’ Day, at Gadag on July 21. Addressing reporters at Jaladarshini guest house here on Friday, Raitha Sangha general secretary Badagalpura Nagendra said, “Tributes will be paid to the farmers who sacrificed their lives in Nargund-Navalgund movement. 28 more words

KRRS

Martyrs' Day Is Not a National Holiday!

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By Farah K. Yachoui

May 6, 2016

How is the commemoration of the Lebanese martyrs not enlisted as an official national holiday? Are we losing the battle against social amnesia?  369 more words

Culture