Hardeep Pathak

Oscars 2016: Roadmap, Predictions, Spoilers & Trends

Understanding the trend of last few years in Oscars, it would be safe to place your bets on smaller Davids of the industry rather than the gargantuan Goliaths. Smaller but more difficult to make are the pictures that have outdone their behemoth counterparts. 2011: “The King’s Speech” trumped bigger competitors …

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Loss of Cultural Knowledge #3: Destruction of Nalanda; Decline of Sanskrit!

This is article #7 – part of deep trip series on Sanskrit. Before you proceed, please read the previous articles in the series. Click here for Article #1… Click here for Article #2… Click here for article #3… Click here for article #4… Click here for article #5… Click here for article #6… This …

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Loss of Cultural Knowledge #1: Did an Atomic War destroy Mohenjo-daro?

The Indus Valley Civilization was arguably the most advanced ancient civilization that we know of. However, the sudden end or destruction or abandonment of the Indus Valley Civilization and Mohenjo-daro is a mystery. Built around 2500 BCE, Mohenjo-daro was one of the biggest urban settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization. …

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