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I Did It!-Exceptional stories of people who made it large!

The lines from Emily Dickeson's famous Poem, Hope is a thing with feathers That perches in the soul… come alive in Prachi Raturi Mishra’s I Did It!-Exceptional stories of people who made it large! This hardcover is based on the exceptional struggle stories of 18 people from different walks of life who share their humble origins and despite that, went on to become well-known achievers. The author has very carefully handpicked and strung together tales of entrepreneurs to playback singer, author to

Navv Inder launches ‘Tu Meri Ki Lagdi’

So far he has been known only for his completely different combination of mixing urban and desi music in the chartbusters, Wakhra Swag and Att Tera Yaar. Both videos, incidentally, have garnered over 80 million views on Youtube. Navv Inder is ready with his new song, which, in his own words is "unlike anything I have done before." The new age performer launched 'Tu Meri Ki Lagdi', in association with Times Music. "The song," says Navv Inder, "is a tribute to

Panjab Digital Library, one of its kind

Punjab has a long and an illustrious history. Under the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, its borders extended to the west of the Indus river and kissed the foothills of the Himalayas. Most of the events of that era were recorded in Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu and Farsi text. Apart from the sacred texts, the archives were stored; but in a deplorable state. In the year 2003, Panjab Digital Library undertook the task of finding and saving these manuscripts and archives

On A Treasure Hunt, And Finding a Jewel

Situated on the outskirts of Delhi, a village called Mangar would hardly seem like a location for a jewellery museum. But then, that is what hidden and buried treasures are all about - secret locations. I was introduced to the Village Jewel Museum and Eco-lodge, a gem of a place courtesy Lalit Mangar, where I spend a wonderful mid-week staycation. About a 20-minute drive from the Gurgaon-Faridabad highway, the Lalit Mangar is already becoming a beacon for this sleepy village. A

Indian Diaspora Club turns Pravasi Haryana Divas into a grand success

With nearly 600 members and delegations invited from places such as Belarus, Chicago, Paris, Fiji, Mauritius, China and several others, the Indian Diaspora Club, outreach partners of the first Pravasi Haryana Divas (PHD) proved that members of the Indian Diaspora have strong affiliations for their roots. Union Minister Smriti Irani formally inaugurated the two-day event on January 11, in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Vipul Goel and several other dignitaries. The

KidZania Delhi celebrates 206th Mexican Independence Day

On September 13, KidZania Delhi NCR hosted the Mexican Ambassador H. E. Melba Pria to celebrate the 206th National Independence of Mexico at their theatre in a traditional Mexican style. Mexico’s National Independence Day is officially observed on September 16, 2016. This date is considered the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. KidZania Delhi NCR hosted a ceremony at its theatre, where ‘The Cry of Independence’, a ritual of the church bells ringing was performed by Mexican Ambassador H.E. Melba

Namah Nainital Monsoon Mountain Marathon concludes

Namah Nainital Monsoon Mountain Marathon

Nainital, one of India’s most quaint hill stations hosted the seventh edition of the prestigious Namah Nainital Mountain Monsoon Marathon (NNM3), an event that saw massive participation both from national and international level runners. The event was attended by many dignitaries- Deepak Rawat (IAS) DM Nainital. Ms Poonam Chand Deputy Director Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, Sarita Arya MLA Nainita, P S Negi Sr Divisional Manager, LIC, Ashok Shah Retd Zonal Manager LIC, Hemant Pandey Bollywood Actor.   The race started from Mallital Pant

Nainital Monsoon Mountain Marathon 2016 is here

India’s Premium Hill Resort will host the seventh edition of the prestigious Namah Nainital Mountain Monsoon Marathon (NNM3), an event that sees a massive participation of hill folks including the industrial belt of SIDCUL. Held annually on the last Sunday of August, the event brings some good news and vibes from the mountains to the rest of nation especially post monsoon deluge. This edition in continuation with previous ones is likely to see some long distance athletes from countries like Ethiopia

Lenskart and Samarpan Foundation provide free eye check-up to Tihar inmates

Lenskart, India’s fastest growing eyewear company and Samarpan Foundation, a charitable not-for-profit entity joined hands for a unique initiative of conducting a series of eye check-ups for Tihar Jail inmates. The camp organised on August 17, 2016, which will continue with a series of six camps covering six jails of Tihar. One camp will be organised each month. The first camp witnessed participation of 150+ inmates. The initiative is targeted to provide free screening to approximately 1500 inmates over the course

10 highlights of the Quit India Movement

The Quit India Movement or the August Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, 1942. It was a Civil Disobedience Movement to gain independence from British rule. This movement was Gandhiji’s call to the British to withdraw from India. Some notable highlights of the Quit India Movement are as follows: • After the Second World War began in 1939 with Britain and Germany pitted against each other, India too became a part of this war being an important British colony.