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Records of violence
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Records of violence

In the wake of Indira Gandhi’s assassination, the Sikhs found themselves cornered and defeated. Mob violence and civil unrest spread to all parts of the city of Delhi and people who had once been on good terms with the Sikhs, now attacked them mercilessly. This episode covers two reports that were recorded at the Parliament Street Police Station.

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Time for a Feast!
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Time for a Feast!

Good food always brings a smile to one’s face and warms many hearts. But you know what’s better than good food? A variety of good food. If you find yourself wondering what to eat because your beloved tandoori chicken doesn’t cut it anymore, it’s time to try the 36 dishes of the Kashmiri wazwan.

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The Carpet Weaving Technique of Sikkim
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The Carpet Weaving Technique of Sikkim

Weaving cloth is often a community effort that brings people together. One of the oldest forms of weaving that reflects traditional values and local lifestyle is the carpet weaving technique of Sikkim which continues to remain popular even to this day.

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Chandi Tarakasi
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Chandi Tarakasi

Crafts require precision and dedication. When it comes to fine carving, it requires the most skilled artisans to create beautiful works of art that can adorn people’s homes and bodies. One such craft that originated 500 years ago and continues to enamour people is the Chandi Tarakasi.

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Yoga FTW
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Yoga FTW

Old is gold. Having said that, there is nothing better than the 5,000-year-old form of staying mentally and physically fit.

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Stand Against Child Labour
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Stand Against Child Labour

Every child has a right to a childhood. Although work is a part of life, forced labour or any form of work that hinders one's development physically or mentally is unacceptable. Child labour is one of the many crises looming in our world that needs to be dealt with urgently. The celebration of 'World Against Child Labour Day' reminds us of the horrors young children go through and that we, as a society, need to stand against all forms of such exploitative systems.

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Story of a City: After Land Reclamation Come the Challenges
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Story of a City: After Land Reclamation Come the Challenges

Going against the natural laws of nature can wreak havoc. Land reclamation is perhaps one of the most unnatural processes that often come at a cost. Today, Bombay exists as Mumbai and the stark contrast between the two eras of these names is present vividly. Although land reclamation helped build Bombay, today, it faces a multitude of challenges.

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International Day for Biological Diversity
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International Day for Biological Diversity

Countless civilizations were built on the pillar of biodiversity and fell to pieces when the latter was neglected. The plethora of wildlife and the variations of species makes our planet unique. As we progress towards breakthroughs, let's take a moment to look around and be grateful for the biodiversity around us that has helped us thrive and protected us from many harms.

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A Home Away from Home: McLeod Ganj
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A Home Away from Home: McLeod Ganj

We all love a good getaway and what’s better than going to a hill station? The concept of hill stations came into existence when the British set up rejuvenating sanctums to beat the heat of the subcontinent. Although all hill stations offer scenic views and tranquillity, only a few become places of refuge. Mcleodganj in Himachal Pradesh is one such place. It’s more than a hill station. For the Tibetan people, it’s a home away from home.

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The living spirit of Baba Harbhajan Singh
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The living spirit of Baba Harbhajan Singh

Near the deep blue waters of the Tsomgo lake is a temple dedicated to an Indian soldier who is said to have been martyred in the hills. People say that after his death, his spirit continues to linger and save his army men.

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