Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: Rama

Dara Shukoh had a dream. And it was about Ram

This dream was prompted by something the prince had recently read. Its author was Dara Shukoh’s contemporary Shaikh Sufi, a mystic Mughal official.

Pre-modern, pre-Section 377 Queer Ramayana shows sages desiring Rama’s body

Odia poet Upendra Bhanja’s retelling was cast aside by the middle class who grew up with the same morality that made Section 377 possible.

After Lord Rama, Yogi Adityanath to take Lord Krishna and Radha on chopper ride

UP govt took cue from its grand Diwali celebrations; Holi festivities in Braj region attract tourists from across the world.

यहाँ तक कि अकबर ने भी दी थी बाबरी में चबूतरा बनाने की इजाज़त

अतीत, मसलन अयोध्या के बारे में जानने के लिए पारंपरिक ज्ञान और आधुनिक विज्ञान, दोनों का इस्तेमाल किया जा सकता है अयोध्या पिछले 30 वर्षों...

Even Akbar built a ‘chabutara’ inside Babri masjid for Hindus to worship

Both scientific ways and traditional knowledge can be useful to know the past, like in Ayodhya.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.