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Buddha Purnima 2022: Date, history, significance, celebration of Buddha Jayanti

Buddha Purnima 2022: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance and celebration of Buddha Jayanti
Buddha Purnima 2022: Date, history, significance, celebration of Buddha Jayanti (Pixabay)
Buddha Purnima 2022: Date, history, significance, celebration of Buddha Jayanti (Pixabay)
Updated on May 15, 2022 04:07 PM IST
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Review portrayal of freedom fighters in NCERT books: House panel

The House panel has called for a review of the manner in which Indian freedom fighters are portrayed in school history texts of NCERT books.
“The committee during its interaction observed that many of the historical figures and freedom fighters of the Indian freedom struggle have been portrayed in an incorrect manner as offenders (in NCERT books),” the report by the House panel said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
“The committee during its interaction observed that many of the historical figures and freedom fighters of the Indian freedom struggle have been portrayed in an incorrect manner as offenders (in NCERT books),” the report by the House panel said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Dec 01, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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Selfies through time

Here’s how the idea of the photographic self-portrait has evolved through the years.
Buzz Aldrin takes a selfie in orbit, during extra-vehicular space activity, in 1966.(Wikimedia Commons)
Buzz Aldrin takes a selfie in orbit, during extra-vehicular space activity, in 1966.(Wikimedia Commons)
Published on Aug 17, 2019 06:52 PM IST
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