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March_5

#ThrowBackToday: The first time Led Zeppelin's Stairway To Heaven was played live 50 years ago today!

In today's #TBT, we take you through multiple events. Today is Learn What Your Name Means Day and also the day when the English Rock Band Led Zeppelin played one of their most iconic songs live

Published on 5th March 2021
March_4

#ThrowBackToday: Everyman Charlie Chaplin was knighted by Queen Elizabeth 46 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the moment when comic genius Charlie Chaplin was knighted by the Queen of England and how this momentous occasion left him "dumbfounded". Read on to find out more

Published on 4th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Back in 2013 today, two-year-old 'Mississippi baby' cured of AIDS, only to relapse next year

In today's #TBT, we recount how Mississippi baby was born to an HIV-positive mother and how she was 'cured' of AIDS, for a short while at least. It is surely a tragic tale that once gave hope to many

Published on 3rd March 2021
March_2

#ThrowBackToday: Reminiscing the poetic side of Sarojini Naidu on her death anniversary today

In today's #TBT we talk about Sarojini Naidu, President of the Indian National Congress, India's first woman governor and much more, yes. But also the poet who, with her nimble words, swayed us all

Published on 2nd March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Captured by Pak, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was back on Indian soil on this day two years back  

In today's #TBT, we recollect what happened when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's jet was shot down in Pakistan and what ensued between him and the villagers. He is a true blue braveheart, we say

Published on 1st March 2021
Feb_28

#ThrowBackToday: This is the connection between India and Audrey Hepburn's Breakfast at Tiffany's dress 

In today's #TBT, we tell you about the iconic black Givenchy dress that actor Audrey Hepburn sported in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany and the connection it has with our country. Read to be surprised

Published on 28th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Feel the blast from the past on National Retro Day today

In today's #TBT, we take you back to tomorrow. The days when we had no clue what social media or apps are. Were the better times indeed or merely a period of transition? Guess we will never know
 

Published on 27th February 2021
Feb_26

#ThrowBackToday: When astronomer Galileo was asked to abandon the belief that the Earth revolves around the Sun 

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the years when Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was asked to stop believing in the notion that it was the Earth that revolved around the Sun. This is how it went

Published on 26th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The match after which boxer Muhammad Ali proclaimed, "I shook up the world”

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the edge-of-the-seat, all-eyes-in-front match that changed boxer Muhammad Ali forever. After playing this match, he famously screamed, "I shook up the world”

Published on 25th February 2021
Feb_16

#ThrowBackToday: No compensation in sight for victims of Coca-Cola plant's atrocities in Kerala even after a decade

In today's #TBT, we recall how a bottling plant of the aerated beverage Coca-Cola abused water and contaminated it in a tribal area of Kerala and how the fight for compensation still wages on

Published on 24th February 2021
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This non-profit partnered with the Telangana govt to teach coding in schools without screens. This is how

Coding For All doesn't need you to have a computer or even know English. It's enough if you are interested and they will take care of everything else effortlessly. Read on to find out more

Published on 23rd February 2021
Feb_23

#ThrowBackToday: Painfully recalling Delhi Riots 2020 and all that ensued

In today's #TBT, we recollect the events leading up to Delhi Riots 2020 and how the North East region of the nation's capital was destroyed and so was the spirit of many Indians. Read on to find out..

Published on 23rd February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When mankind cloned a sheep and made the feat known 24 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we introduce you to Dolly. It is a sheep who was cloned. Not the first one though, but it gained a lot of media attention and lived on for six years before she was euthanised

Published on 22nd February 2021
Feb_21

#ThrowBackToday: About 660 million Indians lose three years to air pollution says a study published today in 2015

In today's #TBT, we bring to you a few scary facts that came to light via a study in the year 2015. And all these facts point towards the dangerous problem of air pollution and what we stand to lose

Published on 21st February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Sixth death anniversary of Communist leader Govind Pansare who was shot dead 

In today's #TBT, we remember senior leader of the Communist Party of India Govind Pansare, who hailed from Kolhar in Maharashtra and how he was shot dead in broad daylight. Does this sound familiar?

Published on 20th February 2021

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