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Food for Thought: Kulcha on the Flag!

Just how did the humble kulcha, a common Indian bread, make its way to the royal insignia of the Hyderabad Nizams? The story begins in Delhi...

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Bombay’s Riot over Dogs

Did you know, the first riots in Mumbai city, were the ‘Dog Riots of 1832’, to save the lives of its stray dogs?

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What Happened That Day - An Account of 1857  

On 11th May 1857, the city of Delhi became the center of revolt against the British Raj. Catch a rare Indian eyewitness account of what exactly happened on that fateful day in Zahir Dehlvi’s ‘Dastan-e-Ghadar’.

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Mysore & the World’s First Rockets 

Though it is a well documented fact in world military history, few people know that the Mysore army of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan, was the first in the world to use high-end, deadly iron-cased rockets in war. Catch the story of the world’s first rockets.