Did Helena actually conspire with her father to destroy Bindusara?

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By Sunil Kumar Television history is usually a soap-opera; mostly far from reality; spiced up to feed the audience with intriguing storylines; and keep them engaged. Now; the real story is sometimes even stranger than fiction. According to the academic …

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What is written in the Vedas?

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By Sunil Kumar The Vedas are among the earliest literary compilations on the planet; and were probably composed on the banks of the Saraswati river. There are 4 Vedas and 108 Upanishads currently.(1180 originally). They have been regarded as “apaurusheya”(revelations, …

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NH10

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By Sunil Kumar “Where the last mall ends; democracy comes to a full stop”. Paraphrasing a crooked policeman in the scarefest NH10; there’s something about Anoushka. Band Bajaa Baraat; Virat Kohli or verbose criticism of her over-the-top acting. But; for …

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