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Navaratri, nine nights in a year when the women of India celebrate. They celebrate the Goddess, the feminine principle; the Shakti, womanpower and most enjoyably, they celebrate themselves and each other. The author shares her childhood memories. 

- By Soumya Sitaraman

Caste had nothing to do with 1857 events By Aravind Sitaraman
Watch the Dragon - By Aravind Sitaraman

Scale to Next Economic Level - By Aravind Sitaraman




Historical Inscriptions


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South Indian Inscriptions

Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886.

These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

Tamil & Sanskrit InscriptionsNew

(Tamil and Sanskrit inscriptions chiefly collected in 1886-87. It carries inscriptions of Pallava dynasty, Kailasanatha temple at Kanchipuram, Eastern Chalukya dynasty, inscriptions at Mamallapuram, Velur, Virinchipuram, Polur, Padavedu.)


    A collection of several Book Review Articles during the last week.



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Impact of Karnataka government advertisements

A study spread over several districts revealed a surprising  variety in media taste and advertisement impact, says Dr B P Mahesh Chandra Guru.

Cage This "Tiger"
Dalits in India
Was Jinnah a Secularist?
Burying the Howitzer?
Smoking Out Smoking
The French Non
Resurgent Violence in J&K


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