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लाखों तारे आसमां में, एक मगर ढूँढे ना मिला – हसरत जयपुरी

लाखों तारे आसमां में, एक मगर ढूँढे ना मिला - हसरत जयपुरी

लाखों तारे आसमां में, एक मगर ढूँढे ना मिला देख के दुनिया की दिवाली, दिल मेरा चुपचाप जला –२ किस्मत का हैं नाम मगर, काम हैं ये दुनिया वालों का फूँक दिया हैं चमन हमारे ख़्वाबों और खयालों का जी करता हैं खुद ही घोंट दें, अपने अरमानों का गला देख के दुनिया की दिवाली, दिल मेरा चुपचाप जला –२ …

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Flute Player – Short Story By Ruskin Bond

Flute Player - Short Story By Ruskin Bond

Down the main road passed big yellow buses, cars, pony-drawn tongas, motorcycles and bullock-carts. This steady flow of traffic seemed, somehow, to form a barrier between the city on one side of trunk road, and the distant sleepy villages on the other. It seemed to cut India in half – the India Kamla knew slightly, and the India she had …

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Jashn-e-Rekhta – Festival celebrating Urdu

A fortnight ago, when Delhi was abuzz with much activity following the Jawaharlal Nehru University fiasco, a small number of people were quietly trying to bring different communities together through Jashn-e-Rekhta. The Urdu festival, in its second edition at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, was organised for those who knew Urdu, wanted to know Urdu, loved it or …

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Hari Chand – Greatest Indian athletes ever

Hari Chand - Greatest Indian athletes ever

Hari Chand sits at Café Coffee Day, a stone’s throw away from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. Inside the enormous belly of the stadium is a tartan track. Hari Chand has an unrealised dream there. If fulfilled, it would have made him the undisputed long-distance running champion in India. For a lot of people, who have bothered to …

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Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival – Tunes of the dunes

Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival - Tunes of the dunes

A heady mix of rustic and contemporary notes and global rhythms — Rajasthan folk festival encourages and promotes people’s music Jodhpur RIFF (Rajasthan International Folk Festival) is different. It is music from dawn to midnight and beyond. It coincides with Sharad purnima — the brightest full moon each year. From finding one’s way in the dark before dawn, to get …

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Brave New World Beckons in ‘Child-friendly’ Villages

Razia Sultan’s eyes sparkle. Just 11, she is already a mix of power-lady and princess. Nothing in her mien gives away the fact that the eldest of nine siblings toiled for four hours every day after school to stitch footballs in Meerut for two years till 2004. But Razia’s come a long way since those days. Her village, Nanglakhumba, on …

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Music notes that bind & unite Indians

Music notes that bind & unite Indians

Communal harmony has been a natural way of life with Indian musicians throughout the ages. Uniting people and finding the underlying binding thread between them was a part of their innate thought process The world of Indian classical music has been an age-old treasure house of unpolitised unity and pluralism. As stated by vocalist late Ustad Amir Khan, “one may …

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भारत के 7 सबसे खूबसूरत रेलवे ट्रैक्स

भारत के 7 सबसे खूबसूरत रेलवे ट्रैक्स

भारतीय रेल दुनियाँ की सबसे विस्तृत रेल सेवाओं में से एक है। भारतीय रेल की पटरियों का जाल पूरे भारत में लगभग 71 हज़ार मील में फैला हुआ है। यह हर साल लगभग 9 अरब लोगों को उनकी मंज़िल तक पहुँचाती है। निःसंदेह छुक-छुक करती रेल में खिड़की पर बैठ कर खूबसूरत नज़रों को देखने से बेहतर कुछ भी नहीं …

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