Time to Change Our Colonial Mindsets – The Importance of Revisiting Our Indian Heritage Without Bias

We Indians even after 67 years of Independence are still living with the influence of Colonial rule. It's high time we change our colonial mindset and get some true inspiration from revisiting Indian heritage....

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Do Spinach and Tomatoes Cause Kidney Stones?

Many of us believe that taking food containing spinach and tomatoes cause kidney stones. But this is not completely true. Half knowledge is always dangerous. It is important to know whether it is only our belief or it is a fact. This article helps you...

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Contributions of Indian Astronomers to the Advancement of World’s Civilisation

Did you know, Indian astronomer, Aryabhatta, calculated the rotation of the earth with just a 0.009 second variation before 1500 years from now? Do you believe that our 5th century astronomers...

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Brihadisvara Temple – A 1000 Year Old Massive Architectural Marvel

A Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur, TN was built in 1014 AD. The temple is an exotic architectural marvel and a UNESCO monument. Constructed in granite stone and is 216 ft tall (i.e 22 storeys high-rise building). The dome is carved out of a single granite...

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Ventilation and Its Benefits

Ventilation is the process by which ‘fresh’ air (generally outdoor air) is deliberately provided to a space or room and stale or stagnant air is removed. This may be performed by either natural or mechanical means. Ventilation by either natural or mechanical affects energy use...

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Get Proper Nutrition with a Balanced Diet

In the latest estimates made by the World bank, India ranked second in the world with 47% of children suffering from malnutrition. Though we are quite familiar with the term nutrition, we seldom show interest to know what proper nutrition is. As proper nutrition plays...

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Green Tea – A Refreshing Drink Assuring Health Benefits

Feeling stressed? Need to refresh yourself? Then, have a cup of tea. This is what you suggest your friends generally, right? But, if you are aware of green tea, then you’ll obviously taste it and even recommend others to take green tea. Green tea –...

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Important Numbers You Need to Know to Keep Your Heart Healthy

“Numbers” refer to key markers to ensure a healthy heart. The most important numbers to know and monitor are blood pressure levels, cholesterol levels, and diabetes. When you monitor and keep a tab on these numbers, it keeps your heart...

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Positive Effects of Pranayama on Stress

Pranayama – A technique of relaxation mostly used for relieving stress. It simply means 'control of the life force', that overcomes stress easily. It is the basic technique for any of the yoga exercises. In this article we discuss the importance and the types of...

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Chanakya’s Arthashastra is Misunderstood : Actually is Foundation for a Indian Welfare State

There is considerable misunderstanding on Chanakya and his Arthashastra. The fact is that Chanakya laid the basic conceptual foundation for a 'welfare state' in India through this...

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Ancient Wisdom Stories of India

Greatness of Ancient India: India is a land of rich culture and heritage. It has a fabulous history. Ancient India was a very rich country in the world. India, during that time, was probably the most advanced civilization in the world. Ancient India was advanced...

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How Does Tuberculosis Spread and How to Prevent the Spread?

It is important to have knowledge on diseases that are contagious, and one such disease is Tuberculosis (TB). We are all aware of the fact that, “Prevention is better than cure.” Therefore, it is better to prevent TB rather than to cure it. In our...

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