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"Car of Juggernaut" (1851) (Source: The Illustrated London Reading Book)
Did you know that the word Juggernaut has its roots in Odisha?
The Calcutta Cup at Twickenham, July 2007 (Source: Wikipedia (Calcutta Cup))
What does a prestigious rugby trophy have to do Kolkata?
Nanda Parbat (Source: Wikia (Nanda Parbat))
Nanda Parbat? Rama Kushna? Batman? What in the world is going on?!
First, Second and Third Worlds (Source: peopleofcolororganize (First World Heaven, Third World Hell: Wealth and Poverty Reassessed))
The term 'Third World' sits atop many layers of history
South Asian Time Zones (Source: Wikipedia (IST))
What is IST based on and when was it established?
Dunia Engine (Source: WIkipedia (Dunia Engine Logo))
What is the connection between 'Dunia' and James Cameron's Avatar?

Quotable quotes

Akbar never denied his mother anything but this …

Ecbar Shaugh [Emperor Akbar] … never denyed [his mother] any thing but this, that shee demanded of him, that our Bible might be hanged about an asses necke and beaten about the towne of Agra, for that the Portugals … tyed [the Quran] about the necke of a dogge and beat the same dogge about the towne of Ormuz. But hee denyed her request, saying that, if it were ill in the Portugals to doe so to the Alcoran, being it became not a King to requite ill with ill, for that the contempt of any religion was the contempt of God.

Did you know?

The Loo and the Roo

The Loo is a hot, debilitating wind that sweeps across Western India, particularly Rajasthan in the months of May and June. Heatstrokes are referred to as Loo lagna (लू लगना). Apparently, Hamdard's Rooh-afza is based on a unani recipe for a drink with cooling properties recommended during this time.

Saffron

The word saffron, a colour often associated with Hinduism, is believed to have its root in the Arabic word, az-za'faran which is itself of unknown origin.