Category: History

  • Savitri Bai – a journey from Swiss haven to cultural India

    Savitri Bai – a journey from Swiss haven to cultural India

    Most Indian children who were growing up during late 1980’s would relate to the childhood memory of watching regular telecasts of television series called Param Vir Chakra. In fact, there is no denying the fact that, this television series was quite instrumental in arousing patriotic feelings among young, impressionable minds or at least made them […]

  • Break free from the shackles

    Break free from the shackles

    As memories of my past experience with Sanskrit are still fresh in my mind, advertisements regarding crash courses offered in different languages often made me  wonder how can someone learn a language in such a short span. As ironic as it may sound in spite of having Sanskrit as a third language at the school […]

  • The lifeline – lost and found

    It was late in the evening when Nitin came out of the lab, after spending hours analyzing samples that were collected during excavation. He was in an upbeat mood, eager to share his excitement with the team as the outcome of analysis was positive. Nitin is an archeologist who is working in an international project, […]