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The legend of St Thomas and the arrival of Christianity in India
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The legend of St Thomas and the arrival of Christianity in India

For many of us, the history of Christianity in India is heavily tied to the arrival of the first Europeans into the subcontinent in the late 15th century. But, the origin of Christianity in India goes back to the 1st century AD, in the state of Kerala. So in light of this, we will now tell the legend of St Thomas the Apostle and the oldest Christian mission in India.

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Kanhadade Prabandha – The Final Battle
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Kanhadade Prabandha – The Final Battle

As Alauddin Khilji’s army prepares for its attack on Jalore, a conspiracy seems to be unfolding in Kanhadade’s kingdom. A case of betrayal takes place and the enemy finds an unexpected ally in Jalore. Will this be the end of Jalore? Let’s find out.

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Mah Laqa Bai – An extraordinary woman of the 18th century
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Mah Laqa Bai – An extraordinary woman of the 18th century

Forgotten in history and lost to people, today, we narrate the tale of Mah Laqa Bai, one of the first and the finest female Urdu poets to have a diwan of ghazals (anthology of poems) under her name, and also one of the few women of her time who acquired the ranks of a noble in a royal court. Who was this exceptional personality? Let’s find out.

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India’s Dying Street Culture: The Well of Death
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India’s Dying Street Culture: The Well of Death

Popularly known as the Maut ka Kuan (The Well of Death), a terrifying tradition had been thriving in India that is now on the brink of extinction. In this story, let us revive this dying street culture and experience the thrilling adventures of The Well of Death.

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Pearls That Tickle the Taste Buds: Sabudana
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Pearls That Tickle the Taste Buds: Sabudana

In Indian culture, it is nearly impossible to imagine our favourite festivals and the associated rituals without one thing. In case you haven't already figured out, we are talking about Sabudana, the delightful white pearls of Indian cuisine, and a mandatory '

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The Timeless Legacy of Hyderabadi Haleem
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The Timeless Legacy of Hyderabadi Haleem

For most Hyderabadis, Haleem is more than just a dish. It's an expression and a proud symbol of their city's rich history. The story of Haleem takes us to the glorious era of Nizams in the bustling city of Hyderabad, where culture and history whisper tales of unity and fusion.

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Dhabas: The Highway Food Culture of India
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Dhabas: The Highway Food Culture of India

Dhabas are a go-to spot for many of us when we crave desi north Indian food from outside. From truckers' rest stops at the Grand Truck Road to the distinct culinary style of the Indian subcontinent, dhabas have come a long way. Let us explore their journey.

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Jaapi: The Headgear That Represents Assam
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Jaapi: The Headgear That Represents Assam

In the countryside of ancient Assam, when rain and the sun became constant hurdles in farming, crafty farmers devised a new invention for protection - the Jaapi. Little did they that their innovation would become one of the most important and eternal symbols of Assamese culture.

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Ima Keithel: A Marketplace Empowered by Women
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Ima Keithel: A Marketplace Empowered by Women

In a world where the economy and the market are largely dominated by men, there is one place where roles reverse. The Ima Keithel in Manipur is the only known place that is run entirely by women.

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Panta Bhat: The Quintessential Commoner's Cuisine
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Panta Bhat: The Quintessential Commoner's Cuisine

From a humble staple to a global culinary sensation, Panta Bhat, a fermented watery rice, has etched an indelible mark on India's culinary landscape. Yet, fermented rice has deep roots across India, with the recipe for Panta Bhat never limited to Bengal alone. Different regions in India claim this unassuming recipe of fermented rice as their own.

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