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Historiography of Indian Nationalism

Most historians of Indian Nationalism have argued that the Indian political nation, in a modern sense of the term did not exist prior to the establishment of British rule. Before the advent of British, there were inter-territorial clashes between different ruling groups within India itself. Even in the Revolt of 1857 which is said to be the “first war of independence” against the British, the Indians made it a mass movement but they all fought for their own cause [...]

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The Great Khali to help aspirant Indian wrestler to reach WWE

The Great Khali to help aspirant Indian wrestler to reach WWEHaving created waves on the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) circuit in the US, Dalip Singh Rana, better known as “The Great Khali”, is now focused on helping other WWE aspirants from India realise their dreams. The star wrestler has established an academy in Jalandhar to prepare Indian WWE aspirants for the rigours of the wrestling entertainment circuit in the US and elsewhere — and he is excited with the response. “I [...]

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An Indian Dies every 96 minutes for Alcohol

As the debate over an alcohol bans grows across India, 15 people die every day – or one every 96 minutes – from the effects of drinking alcohol, reveals an IndiaSpend analysis of 2013 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, the latest available. The per capita consumption of alcohol in India increased 38 percent, from 1.6 litres in 2003-05 to 2.2 litres in 2010-12, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report, which also revealed that more than 11 percent [...]

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Nineteen million Indian have more than 7 child births

Nineteen million Indian have more than 7 child births ,As many as 19 million women in India have given birth to seven or more children, and 15 million (80 percent) of them live in rural areas, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of recently released census data. This is equivalent to Niger’s population, a country in Africa with a fertility rate of 6.76. The countries with the highest fertility rates in the world are mostly situated in Africa. There were fewer such women [...]

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Holi And Diwali to be Declare as holidays in Pakistan

 Holi And Diwali to be Declare as holidays in Pakistan  The Pakistan National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to take steps to declare Holi, Diwali and Easter as holidays for minorities in the country. “This house is of the opinion that government should take steps to declare Holi, Diwali and Easter as closed holidays for minorities,” read the resolution moved by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmaker Ramesh Kumar Vankwani. The interior ministry has already given permission to heads of federal organisations, departments, [...]

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