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How The Maharaja of Nawanagar Adopted Polish Orphans During World War II & Gave Them Refuge

<i>World War II is often referred to as the deadliest conflict in human history with over 85 million fatalities. During this time when the whole world</i> …

Rent A Boyfriend This Valentine's Day And Get A Free Ride In This 'Rich' Guy's Audi

When it comes to renting something, you’d rent a car, or a house, or perhaps even a dress for a special occasion, but actually renting an entire …

Indian Girl Develops Rape-Proof Underwear With In-Built Camera To Capture The Rapist's Face

Victim shaming is one of the most interesting past-time for Indian people and especially when it is a rape victim, people have no qualms about …

Uttar Pradesh

Did You Know About The Black Jews & White Jews in India's Kerala?

<b>By Samyuktha Nair</b><p>When one thinks of India’s religious diaspora, one is regaled with anecdotes of the various Hindu, Christian, Muslim, Sikh, and Jain …

Israel

Internet Memes Are 21st Century Art Forms: And I'm Here To Tell You Why

We, the poster kids of the millennial generation have a short-term memory that helps us maintain a distance from all the bullshit that surrounds …

NSYNC

Where Should You Invest Your Money: Bitcoin Or Banks? Where Is Your Money Safer?

Bitcoins are a very difficult thing to wrap your head around, even for a technologically adept guy like me. Just reading through the documentation …

As A Girl I Have Shared An Auto Ms. Kirron Kher And I Still Can't Make Sense Of Your Victim Shaming

Mass Killing Of Stray Dogs Is Common In India: Time To Prevent Rising Cruelty Towards Stray Dogs

<i>One of the many (wrong) areas in which India stands first among all the countries in the world is cruelty towards stray dogs.</i><p>There is a very popular …

54 Years Ago, President John F Kennedy's Assassin Was Shot Dead In Front Of Millions

<b>Back in Time is ED’s newspaper-like column that reports an incident from the past as though it has happened just yesterday. It allows the reader to</b> …

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar Stands For An Urgent and Highly Relevant Cause

<b>Is there a doctor in the house?</b><p>In 1966, Reita Faria, a final year medical student, won the title of Miss World for India for the first time and now, …

Watch Why Millennial Couples Are Choosing Court Marriages Over Big Fat Weddings

<b>Remember how it used to be arranged marriages v/s love marriages earlier? The modern version of it is big fat weddings v/s court marriages!</b><p>I …

The Emerging Street Art In India: Crime, Grime And Sublime

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty, you can …

'Bacha Bazi': Young Afghan Boys Forced Into Sex Crimes Due To Poverty (Images)

Under a devout exterior, the country of Afghanistan is hiding a dark secret – one which the government has tried to sweep under the rug, time and …

Thriving Skin Trade In India Is Forcing Poor Nepalese Women to be Skinned Alive

<i>India is truly a land of wonders and it always amazes me that how some sections of the society, in order to exploit its poor, can stoop to levels as</i> …

This Transgender Festival In South India Is The Only Chance They Get To Be Married

Though the Supreme Court has given out a ruling recognising the third gender, it is upsetting that we still haven’t accepted them. In fact it is sad …

"No One Has Ever Crossed The Line With Me": Vidya Balan On The Harvey Weinstein Scandal

The <b>sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein</b> by a number of Hollywood actresses has created a major stir in showbiz. It is among the most …

Are You Ready To See Real Blood On Sanitary Napkins? Conservatives Beware

Periods are always something to be ashamed of. Meant to be hidden away and never talked about. Periods are asking for black polythene bag at the …

This Is Why Indian Theatre Is Not As Big As Broadway

The Indian theatre has been in existence since 2nd century BCE and 1st century CE.<p>Since then it has only flourished in India and even after the …

13 Years Ago Today, Indian Bandit And Smuggler Veerappan Was Killed: We Take You Back In Time

<b>Back in Time is ED’s newspaper-like column that reports an incident from the past as though it has happened just yesterday. It allows the reader to</b> …

Communal Dissonance And Displaced Families - Implications Of Bengal Partition Of 1905

<b>By Sakshi Ranjan</b><p>In October 1905, Bengal was divided into three provinces, and the official reason provided by the British Raj was that the Bengal …

My Dad’s List of Top 5 Classic Artists / Bands You Should Check Out

<i>“Imagine all the people</i> <i><br>Living life in peace”</i><p>8th October marked 46 years since John Lennon released his iconic song ‘<b>Imagine</b>’. Even though it was the …

These Poor Men Were Objectified In This Ad, Can We Get Over It Already?

If objectification of a woman is called out, you are branded as a feminazi who has nothing better but to crib about everything and anything.<p>But …

Transgender Fashion Is Cooler Than We Thought

Transgender Fashion is an up and coming category of the fashion industry that many people have no idea about. There are many pageants and shows which …

7 Insane (But True) Things About Elon Musk

What can I write about the man that needs no introduction? Seriously.<p>Visionary? Check. Entrepreneur? Check. Some</i> …

Know What The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics & Chemistry Mean?

<b>The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry</b><p>The three pioneers of cryo-electron microscopy, <b>Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson</b> were awarded …

Cabaret Bars - Hub Of Obscenity OR A Legitimate Source Of Livelihood?

Dance Bars.<p>Cabaret dancers.<p>Do these terms make you feel uncomfortable? As if they have the ability to somehow “taint” you? Unfortunately, you’re not …

Deity To Mortal: The Struggles Of Ex-Kumaris (Living Goddesses)

<b>What is it like to be worshiped as a goddess and treated like a princess one day, and then be stripped of your identity and reduced to a mere mortal</b> …

Meet The Sikh Man Who Could Dethrone Justin Trudeau As Canada’s PM

Justin Trudeau might be the darling of the political world, especially with his good deeds, handsome looks and charming personality, but he might …

Yashwant Sinha Shakes Up Political Corridors With Brave Views On India's Economy

Yashwant Sinha yesterday did an op-ed in The Indian Express that shook not just the government but the entire political sphere to its very foundation.<p>…