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Showing posts from June, 2012

Lemon Juice, Horoscope and Dates

My three true stories with explanations for poor English word power. Because of exposure to television, internet, mobile and other gadgets of telecommunication, modern day child is far more intelligent than her/his parents and grandparents. He has great vocabulary not only in English but also in Hindi and Gujarati. But what was it like in the past? To know that you have to go through this article.

Buying A Camera? Here's My 2 Cents

Camera is an optical instrument used for photography. We normally hear about, or find the below four types of cameras: Conventional with manual focus and picture-roll. Digital one without roll with most of the functions performed automatically. Video-camera having only video facility, also known as cine-camera and Camera in mobile-phones and hidden detective camera.

The Tragic Story Of Partition

One of the most important chapters in the Indian history (and equally so for Pakistan) is the partition of the nation in 1947. This article is a review of the book “The Tragic Story Of Partition” by H V Sheshadri. और देश बट गया (Hindi) વિભાજનની કરુણાંતિકા (Gujarati)  Translated in Gujarati by Nalin Pandya, Kishor Makwana and Bhagirath Desai. Pages: 294, Price: Rs. 90. Published by Sadhana Pustaka Prakashan, Ram Nivas, Baliyakaka Marg, Near Juna Dhorbajar, Kankaria, Ahmedabad - 380028

Before World War III Kills You

I am here to warn you telling the signals of World War III. I have listed some details of the first two World Wars and wish to ask you about your action plan.

History Of India - For "No Time" Tagged Readers

Let’s first understand the word “history”. History is a social science with storytelling. History is discovery, collection and presentation of information about past events with its cause and effect. History is a record of past. Greek word ‘Historia’ means inquiry, judging and knowledge acquired by investigation. For learning history, it is compulsory to understand/know geography, economics and anthropology simultaneously. Now coming to India, ‘pre-independence’ Indian history had: 1.            Stone age: 30,000 BC to 3300 BC 2.            Bronze age: 3300 BC to 1500 BC 3.            Iron age: 1500 BC onwards. So here’s the History of India post-1500 BC, within my knowledge and research. The following sections are quite detailed and may appeal more to readers with academic interests. If you belong to the other side, I’d suggest you jump straight to Summary section . 1400 BC to 1300 BC Raja Bharat was ruling India with Hastinapur as capi