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Bizarre things used as commodity money in the past

Bizarre things used as commodity money in the past

May 26, 2018

As mankind evolved into a society and laid down laws for peaceful co-existence, the concept of exchanging goods and services in return of the same (barter economy) came into being. Here are some goods that were used as commodity money around the world in the ancient times.

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The Musalman: unfolding a legacy

The Musalman: unfolding a legacy

May 19, 2018

The only newspaper in the world to be written by hand, The Musalman is a legacy in more ways than one.

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Indian President charts success at Guru Nanak College in Chennai

Indian President charts success at Guru Nanak Coll

May 8, 2018

Guru Nanak College in south India is leading by example by giving the right platform to students from economically weaker sections and reserving a chunk of its seats for women. And as the Indian President notes, it is also carrying forward a cultural legacy that Tamil Nadu and Pu...

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Harry Potter franchise launches mobile games for fans

Harry Potter franchise launches mobile games for f

April 23, 2018

If Hogwarts was your choice of school and you have mastered the spells and potions, now is the time to re-live it with not just one but two Harry Potter games soon to be launched in app stores.

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An appetite for animated stories

An appetite for animated stories

March 28, 2018

A passage to our childhood, cartoon shows are adapting plots and genres with the changing Indian audience, entertaining us with both domestic and dubbed international productions. Visual entertainment has been a part of our homes since television hit town in the late 1960s. Mob...

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Jackfruit becomes Kerala’s official fruit

Jackfruit becomes Kerala’s official fruit

March 23, 2018

Jackfruit has been declared as the official fruit of Kerala with the aim of branding the state's produce and taking it across the nation and abroad.

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Celebrating World Consumer Rights Day

Celebrating World Consumer Rights Day

March 13, 2018

Ahead of World Consumer Rights Day, here is looking into what constitutes as Consumer Rights in India, especially at a digital age where the click of a mouse can change fortunes for a company.

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Bollywood stars promote road safety at Auto Expo 2018

Bollywood stars promote road safety at Auto Expo 2

February 13, 2018

A podium for showcasing futuristic vehicles and electric automobiles, this year the event also took pride in its measures pertaining to corporate social responsibility (CSR), which saw celebrities turn up to support causes.

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Hyderabad Literary Festival 2018

Hyderabad Literary Festival 2018

January 26, 2018

The 2018 edition of the Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF) will see sessions by various authors from Spain - the country in focus this year, some of whom will also be delivering talks in New Delhi.

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Migratory birds in Delhi this winter

Migratory birds in Delhi this winter

January 21, 2018

While some birds did migrate to wetlands in the capital this year, human intrusions kept some at bay.

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