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Kailasa Temple near Ajanta and Ellora

Introduction The Kailasa or the Kailasanatha, is the unrivaled centerpiece of Ellora. This is designed to recall Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva – looks like a freestanding, multi-storeyed temple…

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The Rust Proof Iron Pillar from Delhi

Standing at the center of the Quwwatul Mosque the Iron Pillar is one of Delhi’s most curious structures. Dating back to 4th century A.D., the pillar bears an inscription which…

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India’s gene bank up for sale

According to news reports published in the United States, India’s gene bank, one of the biggest in the world, is being put on sale for multinationals, claimed Devinder Sharma, food…

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Indian scientists find volcanic activity on moon

Claim supported by discovery of two-km high peak with boulders Breaking through a popular perception of moon being a geologically inert place for the last three billion years, Indian scientists…

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The Seed Emergency: The Threat to Food and Democracy

The seed is the first link in the food chain – and seed sovereignty is the foundation of food sovereignty. If farmers do not have their own seeds or access to…