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The Code of Hammurabi | Apurva Purohit

0 Approximately in 1772 BC lived a great Babylonian king in Mesopotamia called Hammurabi. He is famous for having evolved and enacted what is possibly the oldest code of law. Or at least the oldest code which was written down and still exists and has been subsequently deciphered. Justice ordained...
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Culturama September 2014 | Global Adjustments

2 India may be celebrating 67 years of independence this year, but its culture is 3,000 years old. Another ancient culture flourished in China. And the two countries share a common thread – thanks to a monk called Bodhidharma, who travelled from Kanchipuram in South India to the Henan province...
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Window to my World | Vimla Patil

2 Why do we want to know what we want to know? This question has been asked by many learned people through the centuries. The only satisfactory answer they have all given is that knowledge enriches us in a unique manner and makes us rooted human beings who understand many cultures and their expressions through...
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Inspirational Woman: Mishti Verma | Founder of Inner Katha Interventions

1 I am an experiential corporate trainer, theatre director and founder of Inner Katha Interventions. My company brings the magic of theatre and alternative experiential learning to the corporate stage. We do behavioural and soft skills training for women, students and organisations, and have conducted programs at leading multinationals pan India. I started theatre at the age of 16. I...
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Culturama August 2014 | Global Adjustments

0 The month of August brings with it two reasons for celebrations. One, the country’s Independence Day, which falls on August 15; and two, the city of Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday on August 22. In lieu of Independence Day, this month’s Culturama magazine present some glimpses of some milestones...
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