Monthly Archives: August 2012

Argentina economy

Those who wish to study economy of Argentina and progress it has made in recent years would benefit immensely by reading article written by Prof. Jyati Ghosh. Prof. Ghosh is professor at Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her column … Continue reading

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Essay on Sir Chimanlal Setalvad

By A.G. Noorani in Frontline, Sep 07, 2012 Title : A neglected hero. A. G. Noorani write passionately about history. He is a scholar of constitution.

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Nehru’s self-characterisation

I have become a queer mixture of the East and West, out of place everywhere, at home nowhere. Perhaps my thought and approach to life are more akin to what is called Western than Eastern, but India clings to me … Continue reading

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Word meaning : Gymkhana

The word ‘Gymkhana’ often appears on our campus. History of this word can be found in following passage in a book.  At British Cricket Clubs in colonial India, Ramachandra Guha wrote, …  food served and entertainment were English, the wine … Continue reading

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‘Awesome’ in Sankrit

Awe is what a finite feels when it encounters the infinite face-to-face. It is the feeling which Arjuna felt when Krishna showed him his divine avatar, or Kung Fu Panda felt when he saw Furious-Five in action. In Sankrit ‘awesome’ … Continue reading

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A note on Nagas

These tribes… not only defend themselves with obstinate resolution, but attack their enemies with the most daring courage… They posses fortitude of mind superior to the sense of danger or the fear of death. — British official commenting on the … Continue reading

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