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Shivaji revived Indian naval power

'Shivaji was among a handful of Indian rulers to realise the importance of sea power... Not much attention is paid to his remarkable achievement: Building a modern navy and the revival of Indian......

Why Hinduism never developed a concept of blasphemy

'While India's 'secularism' is a matter of cultural values rooted in Hinduism, the Western concept became one of rights rooted in legal rights.' 'India would be secular with or without Article 25......

How tribal factions are causing states across West Asia to unravel

When I was a young lecturer at the University of Oxford’s ChristChurch, the eminent British historian Hugh Trevor-Roper befriended me. In one of our conversations, on being asked......

Election 2014: Modi versus Macaulay's ghost

The post-mandate comments that ‘darkness has descended on India’ show the kind of opposition Narendra Modi has to overcome. It is this aspirational India that is attempting to throw......

Harvest of Modi's personality cult has yet to be reaped

'Narendrabhai is India and India is Narendrabhai.' Is this the chorus that will greet us a few years hence, asks Vivek Dehejia. The great Italian political philosopher Antonio Gramsci wrote in his......

Pill pushers flock to foreign language classes

It was Charlemagne, the "emperor of the Holy Roman Empire", who said that to have another language is to possess a second soul. That's not surprising, because he never knew how to read or write.But......

Why Samir Arora got a clean chit

It used to be said in the Middle Ages that the Holy Roman Empire was neither Holy nor Roman nor an Empire any longer. The same can be said about the impugned transactions in the context of......

COLUMN: India's love affair with gold

India does not regard gold merely as an investment, it is also the preferred form of hoarding tax-evaded wealth, writes Shreekant Sambrani. I had recently recounted in this space stories of Arjun......

Of global crisis and geo-political consequences

The downward global economic spiral continues apace. Meanwhile, governments have promised to spend unimaginable sums in stimulus packages. Billions have been replaced by trillions.To put these......

Dynasties of the billionaires

Albert von Thurn und Taxis has a fortune of $2.3 billion. His holdings include miles of German forest, a tech company and the family castle. And the 24-year-old has a royal title to go along with......

Read this before you watch Elizabeth

Before the British Raj, before hill-stations and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, before Gandhi and an empire on which 'the sun never set' -- there was Queen Elizabeth I of England. She ruled for......

Ash is fun to watch in Last Legion

Towards the end of director Doug Lefler's The Last Legion, Aishwarya Rai is fighting a mean looking bald, heavyweight Goth, who has scary tattoos on his face.The Romans are in Britain having been......

Want to know more about the Crusades?

Ridley Scott is probably wondering why he didn't opt for a sequel to Gladiator. Picking Kingdom of Heaven has, apparently, led some critics to label his work 'complete fiction', and others to......

The axed emperors of Chelsea's Roman empire

Chelsea sacked Andre Villas-Boas on Sunday after less than nine months in charge. Speculation over the 34-year-old's future had been doing the rounds in the British media for weeks following a......

Nine years of managerial Blues under Roman

Following the sacking of manager Roberto Di Matteo on Wednesday, we present a list of Chelsea managers and the trophies won since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich bought the Premier League......

Chelsea not ready to crumble

The talk has been of a crumbling empire at Stamford Bridge this season but the Chelsea old guard showed they are not ready to be consigned to the scrapheap after a thrilling win over Napoli in the......

BCCI questioned about role of cheer girls

How do cheer girls promote the cause of cricket? Why are players auctioned like "gladiators" in IPL system of cricket?These were some of the questions members of the Parliamentary Standing......

Russian billionaire says no buyer for Arsenal

Russian billionaire industrialist Vladimir Potanin dismissed on Sunday a British press report that he was in line to buy into premier league soccer club Arsenal.The Independent on Sunday said......
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Oaks Christian Online High School Invests in Building Online Italian Language Program

Antoinette Cavaliere joins OCO as Italian Subject Matter Expert. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2015 Oaks Christian Online (OCO) School... ...

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The mysterious face of cancer which is not the end of the world

In my continuing defence that old age is not the cause of cancer and that cancer occurs at any age, my intention in this paper is to emphasise to... ...

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Black pepper, the spice that rewrote history

Black pepper was one of the earliest commodities to be traded in the world. It is impossible to talk about black pepper without talking about the... ...

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Book Review of Coined

Another book on the medium of exchange There are plenty of books on money. A few years ago, Niall Ferguson wrote a gripping history (a Western one)... ...

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Award-Winning Scholar Victor Davis Hanson Sheds New Light on the Birth and Glory of Western Civilization in Interactive Docu-Series

PRWeb 2015-04-28 Join Victor Davis Hanson and PJ Media in re-discovering Freedom and Liberty, one generation at a time. (PRWEB) April 28, 2015... ...

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