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Interesting Lesser Known Facts About Independence Day

As India gears up to celebrate its 69th Independence Day here are some interesting lesser know facts about Independence Day: 1) Before granting Independence it was Lord Mountbatten who pushed for the partition India into India and Pakistan. 2) Indian Muslims were well spread minority in India, initially people were quite united. Gandhi headed many movements and Muslims rallied behind ...

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Nehru should be stripped of Bharat Ratna, says angry Netaji descendant

It’s natural to see the reaction of a descendant of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who said the former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru should be stripped of the Bharat Ratna in the light of recent spying revelations alleging on family members of the revolutionary leader. For some strange and mysterious reason, Nehru continued the colonial policy of spying on Netaji Subhas ...

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Households vital for India’s energy independence, says scientist

India will achieve energy independence by 2050 if most households go for rooftop solar power generation under a new official policy, a leading expert has said. According to solar scientist Shantipada Gon Chaudhuri, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is in the process of framing an ambitious policy to generate adequate electricity from non-conventional energy sources. “The proposed ...

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