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Thursday January 27, 2022

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Pickett’s Charge (1)
Young Minds

The Battle of Gettysburg

Kiaan Biswas traveled to Gettysburg with his parents. He narrates the story of the battle, an important one if the history of American Civil War.

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History & Heritage

Jagadhatri Puja: The Mighty Intangible Heritage Of Chandernagore

As per historical accounts, one of the trusted officials & supposed ‘friend’ of Krishnachandra was Dataram Sur, who, with the Raja’s financial backing, started the Jagadhatri Pujas in Chandernagore, at Gourhati, in his widowed daughters’ house – that puja now exists in the form of Bhadreswar Tentultala Barwari.

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Tourister

Finding Nathan Green

Founded in 1875, Jack Daniel’s Distillery is the oldest in the USA and makes the popular whiskey that goes by the same name as its creator. The point of entry to the complex was a white shed standing behind a row of well-manicured shrubs blooming with red and yellow flowers.

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Tourister

A Cinderella Day – My Tryst with Windsor Castle

I am at the family home of the British kings and queens for more than a thousand years. It is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. This is where Her Majesty the Queen chooses to spend her private weekends.

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History & Heritage

Rural Reforms and the Tagores (Part II)

One was his determination to break out of the isolation imposed as much by the Indian past as by colonial rule. The other was in his strong interest in modern science which was centred in the West.

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History & Heritage

Rural Reforms and the Tagores (Part I)

Tagore’s son Rathi and his class mate Santosh Majumdar, who was the son of a close friend of Tagore’s, came to study agriculture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1906.

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