Saturday, June 10, 2023

Soniya Agrawal


On Camera


Mughals failed India in science. Just see what Europe did between...

BJP and its followers portray the Mughal era as a dark period while established historians highlight the glory of 'Great Mughals'. But no one compares Mughals with Europeans.
Representational image | Pixabay

Diamonds, made in a lab: IIT Madras gets Rs 242 cr...

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while announcing the allocation for lab-grown diamonds in the 2023 Budget, had called it an 'emerging sector with high employment potential'.


A military band rehearses for the Beating Retreat ceremony | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Abide With Me’ dropped from Beating Retreat ceremony, ‘Aye Mere Watan...

Iconic hymn, said to be a favourite of Mahatma Gandhi, has been played to conclude Beating Retreat ceremony since 1950. Decision taken for ‘all tunes in line-up to be Indian’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

College pedigree, daddy’s name, BBC accent no longer golden ticket. India...

India’s caravan is moving on like a juggernaut pulled by tens of millions of supremely talented Indians that our handful of old elite institutions are too small to have produced.