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Prospects of peace as India-Pak tensions have eased: China

Quoting from the epic Mahabharata and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a top Chinese leader has said the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan has increased the prospects of peace in......

Cong leaders use Mahabharta analogy to take potshots at BJP

Latching on to the Mahabharta analogy used by L K Advani, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party over the turmoil in the party after Narendra Modi's......

A day before quitting, Advani invoked wounded Bhishma Pitamah

LK Advani made reference to a wounded Bhishma Pitamah lying on a bed of arrows in a scene in Mahabharata after the sulking BJP veteran, citing ill-health, stayed away from the party executive meet......

Kiran Bedi compares PM to Dhritarashtra, Cong hits back

Team Anna member Kiran Bedi on Sunday likened Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the blind king Dhritarashtra of the epic Mahabharata to attack him on the issue of corruption, prompting Government to......

An unnecessary Mahabharata over the Ramayana

'Let us rescue history from the leftist high priests of history. In the process, let us also rescue history from the narrow mindset of the political right that has reduced reconstruction of......

Prime Minister of India: Rishyashringa or Dhritarashtra?

The moral of the story of Rishyashringa is one of the most riveting ones in the epic Mahabharata. One of the several characters that embellish the great epic, Rishyashringa's story provides a......

Why gambling, betting should be legalised in India

Gambling has been a part of our ethos since ancient times. During the Mahabharata period, there is reference to the Pandavas playing the game of dice with Kauravas. Similarly during Diwali,......

What makes entrepreneurs tick? Gurcharan Das finds

In his last bestseller he sought answers to the importance of being good using the epic Mahabharata as a reference point and now author and economist Gurcharan Das sets out to discover success......

Now, bring fiction to life on Twitter

Twitteraties now have a unique opportunity to showcase their storytelling skills. From March 12 a five-day virtual writing celebration called the Twitter Fiction Festival will be held entirely on......

We can restore the growth momentum, PM tells Indonesian newspaper

India regards Indonesia as one of its most important partners in the neighbourhood, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in an interview he gave to the Indonesian newspaper Kompas on the eve of his visit......

Mohan Babu to play Ravana in new Ramayana

The rich Indian mythological tradition has inspired many writers and filmmakers, and the epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, have been adapted on the small screen and big, several times. K......

Characters in Rajneeti are drawn from Mahabharata

The cast of Rajneeti descended in Delhi to kick off promotions for the film at the Galaxy Hotel in Gurgaon on Saturday. The presence of Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal,......

Aamir Khan eyes the Mahabharat

After scoring big on Ghajini, Aamir Khan is now focusing his attention on his next venture -- and the Indian epic, Mahabharata, seems to havecaught his eye."Mahabharata is a story that is very......

Now, Mahabharata on Star Plus

After NDTV Imagine's Ramayana, Star Plus is getting ready with an all-new Mahabharata.The new serial will be produced by Bobby Bedi, in association with some of the big namesin entertainment like......

Aamir-SRK in Mahabharat?

Producer Bobby Bedi, who collaborated with Aamir Khan in the big budget Mangal Pandey, missed out on the actor's wedding on December 28 due to a family commitment.But he is already thinking about......

Exclusive: Sidhu on joining the BJP

Bollywood star Suresh Oberoi, television actor Gajendra Chauhan, who played Yudhisthir in the teleserial Mahabharata, and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at......
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Q. In which present state is Kurukshetra , where the Mahabharata is believed to have been fought?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A.  more

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Q. "The treatment meted out to the outgoing Amritsar MP Navjot Sidhu reminds me of the famous Eklavya story in Mahabharata where Guru Dhornacharya seeks Eklavya's right thumb as 'Guru Dakshina'... Here in Amritsar also Arun Jaitley appears to have taken his 'Guru Dakshina' from his 'shishya' Navjot Singh Sidhu, who seems to have gladly handed it over" - Capt. Amarinder Singh. Do you agree?
Francisco:  A. It is in Gaseous State more

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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. What was the original name of the Mahabharata composed by Vyasa ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Navjot Singh Sidhu is good for nothing he killed a man of 70 years he can laugh out loudly I am happy Jaitley is contesting more

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Ashwatthama is a character from Mahabharat who is still believed to be alive and wandering on Earth since ages

Have you ever heard of the immortal hero from Mahabharat who is still supposed to be alive? Shocking, isn't it? The great Indian epic, Mahabharat... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/JM-is-ashwatthama-from-mahabharat-still-alive-know-here-4584442-PHO.html
ASI hopes to unravel Mahabharata link at Purana Qila

officials have dug up 18 trenches of 5X5 metre each. Did Indraprastha, the capital of the kingdom of Pandavas, as mentioned in the Mahabharata... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/asi-hopes-to-unravel-mahabharata-link-at-purana-qila/1/356653.html
Where East meets Westeros

The Houses of Kuru, Stark and Lannister have much in common. This mythic resonance has helped Game of Thrones gain an epic following in India In... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/stoi/deep-focus/Where-East-meets-Westeros/articleshow/33980465.cms
The hijra legacy

The Supreme Court of India has finally recognised hijras as the third gender. This must be seen as a victory of Indian culture. Will it?... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/the-hijra-legacy/15241051
Palash Krishna Mehrotra on rise of the third gender

Palash Krishna Mehrotra | Mail Today | New Delhi,April 20, 2014| UPDATED10:30 IST Palash Krishna Mehrotra Till the time I was twelve or so, my... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/palash-krishna-mehrotra-on-rise-of-the-third-gender/1/356649.html

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