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What ‘Really’ Happened In Jhansi?

As the movie Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi hits theatres, here’s a look at what actually happened in Jhansi during the Revolt of 1857. This is a rare eyewitness account of that tumultuous time

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India’s Stamp on Palaeontology

India scripts its own Jurassic World, being home to some very significant dinosaur finds. Meet Jubbulpuria, Kotasaurus and Jainosaurus, among a fascinating cast of characters from our desi fossil record

Amazing India

Panhala Fort: Many Masters

Panhala will always be remembered as the place where an imposter outwitted a general of the powerful Bijapur army. Catch this and other exciting tales at one of the Deccan’s mightiest forts

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Chandamama: End Of An Era

As the iconic Chandamama goes under the block, we retrace the story of a magazine that was a staple for kids and adults for close to 70 years