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Category: History

Embalmed In An ‘Unusual’ Manner

Howard Carter (May 9, 1874 – March 2, 1939), the British Archaeologist and Egyptologist, was stunned by the opulence of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Tutankhamun after discovering his tomb on […]

On Rights & Reality

Antonio Francesco Gramsci (January 22, 1891 – April 27, 1937), the Italian Marxist philosopher, journalist, linguist, writer and politician who is best known for his Theory of Cultural Hegemony, once […]

On Globalisation & World Politics

Authoritarian rulers have emerged in various parts of the world in recent times, and their emergence raises an important question: Is Democracy in danger? In fact, the definition of Democracy […]

In The Headlines, Once Again

Not many people have heard the name of Wong Liu Tsong (January 3, 1905 – February 3, 1961), known professionally as Anna May Wong, until a few days ago. She […]

The ‘Neanderthal’ Ways Of Living Lives

Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) had quite a modern outlook on life, especially family-life, thousands of years ago. An international research paper, published in the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal Nature on […]

The Heirs Of Il Duce

A century has passed since Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945) ascended to power in 1922. The March on Rome took place on October 31 […]

An Octogenarian Mystery

She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean with an aircraft, alone! When Amelia Mary Earhart (b. July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937; declared dead January 5, […]

On Faith, Hope & Survival

Nowadays a person gets lynched for being a Black or a Muslim or a homosexual or whatever, in different parts of the globe. A majority of the people get scared, […]

Narrated By A Dead Man

One day, Maali Almeida, a war photographer and a gambler, woke up in the morning to find himself dead. As his dismembered body was sinking in the serene Beira lake, […]