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#ThrowBackToday: Four years ago today, Battle of Hogwarts was waged and Harry Potter emerged victorious!

In today's #TBT, we call out to all the die-hard Harry Potter fans and remind them of the importance of today's date. Because today was the day when Voldemort was finally and permanently defeated

Published on 2nd May 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The caped crusader Batman makes his dramatic debut

In today's #TBT, we have a question for you, do you like the superhero, Batman? If the answer is yes, then you should surely celebrate today. If the answer is no, here's why you should know about it

Published on 1st May 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: CM of Arunachal Pradesh and others who died due to mysterious aerial crashes

In today's #TBT, we recall how a decade ago, the CM of Arunachal Pradesh died in a helicopter crash which made us wonder, who else from the political arena suffered the same fate? Read on to find out

Published on 30th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The tragic demise of actor Irrfan Khan took both the East and West by surprise

In today's #TBT, we recall the par excellence actor Irrfan Khan and how he was recovering from illness. He even shot a film after. Surely he was getting better? Turns out this wasn't the case at all

Published on 29th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Charles Sturt, the explorer of Australia, was born in India 46 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the British explorer Charles Sturt, who has cities, suburbs and even a university named after him in Australia today. These are his contributions to the continent

Published on 28th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The lines to sending a telegram opened 167 years ago today

No, we are not referring to the app Telegram, people! In today's #TBT, we talk about the telegram services which were used in the bygone era to send urgent and pressing messages. This is how it began

Published on 27th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Commonwealth Games 2010, a colossal disaster for India

In today's #TBT, we recall a rather embarrassing series of events for India that transpired during the Commonwealth Games held in India and how heads began to roll due to the corruption scandal

Published on 26th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The gorgeous pictures Hubble telescope relays back since it was launched into Earth's orbit three decades ago

In today's #TBT, we tell you about the Hubble Space Telescope and why its Instagram account is the one you should ardently follow. Also, Suez Canal's construction began today! Here's all about it 

Published on 25th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The first time TikTok was banned in India and Madras High Court's role behind it

In today's #TBT, we remind you about the first time the talks of TikTok began for the inappropriate content that it might be showing. This is how the events unfolded back in the year 2019

Published on 24th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: YouTube's first video went up 16 years ago today. This is what it's about  

In today's #TBT, we recollect what the first-ever YouTube video was all about and how, from there onwards, it's only been forward and upwards for this hit video-streaming platform. Check it out

Published on 23rd April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Today is Earth Day and this is how it came to be from the year 1970

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the iconic Earth Day and how it all started in the USA back in the year 1970. And this is why it is important that we observe this day dedicated to Mother Earth 

Published on 22nd April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: All the good that happened during India's stringent lockdown

In today's #TBT, we thought it would be a great idea to remember all the good things that happened during the lockdown. Starting with men performing last rites for a disowned man who died of COVID

Published on 21st April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When the government choked foreign funding for several NGOs

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when the Government of India started coming down hard on foreign funding for several non-for-profits in India and how it affected the latter really bad

Published on 20th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The two women who continue to fight for victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy

In today's #TBT, we recollect the hopeless day of December 3, 1984 wherein more than 27 tons of poisonous gases leaked from the Union Carbide factory and the two heroes who fight for its victims 

Published on 19th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The beginnings of Bhoodan Movement sparked 70 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we tell you about Bhoodan Movement and Vinoba Bhave and the well-intentioned change he set out to initiate. Also, it's International Jugglers' Day today, have you ever heard of it?

Published on 18th April 2021

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