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Vaikunta Ekadasi (Telugu: వైకుంట ఏకాదశి | Tamil: வைகுண்ட ஏகாதசி, | Hindi: पुत्रदा एकादसी)

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Vaikunta Ekadasi (Telugu: వైకుంట ఏకాదశి | Tamil: வைகுண்ட ஏகாதசி, | Hindi: पुत्रदा एकादसी) is on of the major Hindu festival in South India. It is also called as Mukkoti Ekadasi. Vaikunta Ekadasi is an auspicious day which is observed in the name of Lord Vishnu , this falls on the 11th waxing Moon in the […]

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Sapodilla (Telugu : సపోటా | Hindi : चीकू | Malayama : സപ്പോട്ട )

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Sapodilla or sapota (chikoo) is another popular delicious tropical fruit. It is calorie rich soft, easily digestible pulp composes of simple sugars like fructose and sucrose that when eaten replenishes energy and revitalizes the body instantly. Originated in the central American rain forests, probably in Mexico and Belize, today it has spread all over the […]

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Salt ( Hindi : नमक | Telugu : ఉప్పు | Bengali : লবণ | Tamil : உப்பு | Gujarati : મીઠું)

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Salt has greatly influenced the political and economic history of the world. Every civilization has had its salt lore fascinating superstitions and legends that have been handed down, sometimes reverently and sometimes with tongue-in-cheek. The purifying quality of salt has made it a part of the rituals in some religious ceremonies. “He is not worth […]

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Volcano (Hindi : ज्वालामुखी पर्वत| Bengali : আগ্নেয়গিরি | Tamil : எரிமலை | Telugu:అగ్నిపర్వతం | Urdu: آتش فشاں

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A volcano is a rupture on the earth’s crust that opens to a pool of molten rock below the surface of the earth. When pressure builds up, eruptions occur. Gases and rock shoot up through the opening and spill over or fill the air with lava fragments. Eruptions can cause lateral blasts, lava flows, hot […]

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Tenali Rama

Tenali Rama

Tenali Rama is a collection of 12 episodes serial that came in Doordarshan in Hindi. Garlapati Tenali Ramakrishna popularly known as Tenali Rama or Vikata Kavi, was a court-poet of Vijayanagara Empire in the 16th century. He was one of the Ashtadiggajas who were patrons of Krishnadevaraya & is also referred to as Tenali Rama […]

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Qutub Minar ( Hindi: कुतुब मीनार |Telugu: కుతుబ్ మీనార్|Bengali: কুতুব মিনার|Urdu: قطب مینار )

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Qutub Minar, is one of the attractions amongst the historical monuments of India. It is situated in the Qutub complex at Mehrauli in South Delhi, it is one of the finest examples of Indo Islamic architecture. The building process of Qutub Minar took a long time (about 75 years). It was started by Qutub-ud-din Aibak […]

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Golkonda Fort ( Hindi : गोलकुंडा किला| Telugu : | గోల్కొండ కోట | Urdu: گولکنڈا قلعہ)

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Golkonda Fort, is a ruined city within itself is located in Telangana State, India.to the west of the capital city of Hyderabad. Initially the Golkonda Fort was built by Kakatiyas , which later became the capital and citadel of the Qutb Shahi Kingdom, the fort counts amongst the most popular historical monuments of India, today. […]

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Banana ( Hindi: केला|Telugu: అరటి పండు|Tamil: நேந்திரம் பழம் |Bengali: কলা )

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The scientific name for banana is musa sapientum, which means “fruit of the wise men.” Bananas don’t actually grow on trees they grow on plants that are officially classified as an herb. They’re in the same family as lilies, orchids, and palms. Banana plants grow up to 25 feet high, and their leaves can grow […]

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Onam (ഓണം, ओणम)

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Onam is celebrated in the State of Kerala, the Southern part of India. It’s the festival that is celebrated traditionally by all Malayalee Hindu’s around the world. According to Malayalam Calendar, in 2014, Thiru Onam is on September 7th in Chingam month. The celebrations start on Atham ( August 29th) that is 10 days before […]

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Watermelon ( Hindi: तरबूज | Telugu: పుచ్చకాయ |Urdu: تربوز )

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Watermelon ( Hindi: तरबूज | Telugu: పుచ్చకాయ |Urdu: تربوز ) is thought to have originated in the Kalahari Desert of Africa. The first recorded watermelon harvest occurred nearly 5,000 years ago in Egypt and is depicted in Egyptian hieroglyphics on walls of their ancient buildings. From there, watermelons spread throughout countries along the Mediterranean Sea by […]

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Sugarcane( Hindi: गन्ना | Telugu: చెరకు |Urdu: گنے )

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Sugarcane( Hindi: गन्ना | Telugu: చెరకు |Urdu: گنے ) is a tall subtropical/tropical perennial (species of Saccharum,) of the family Gramineae (grass family). It can reach 30 feet high.  Sugarcane originated in Papua, New Guinea and spread throughout Southeast Asia, India, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Hawaii and the southern United States .The migrations have also […]

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Sleep

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Sleep is a complex process of restoration and renewal for the body. Scientists still do not have a definitive explanation for why humans have a need for sleep. We do know that sleep is not a passive process or “switching off” of body functions; sleep is believed to be important in many physiologic processes including the […]

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Turmeric

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Turmeric (Hindi: हल्दी | Bengali: হলুদ | Telugu: పసుపు | Tamil: மஞ்சள் | Urdu: ہلدی) is a plant that belongs to the ginger or Zingiberaseae family of root with scientific name as Curcuma Longa. It is basically a tropical rhizome or underground stem, with a rough, segmented skin. It looks much like ginger and turns […]

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Chandragiri Fort , Andhra Pradesh, India

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Chandragiri fort is the famous historical fort, built in the 11th century, and the Raja Mahal (Palace) within it. In the year 1646, the fort was merged into the territories of Golconda fort. Chandragiri fort was then surrendered to Hyder Ali in 1782 and then was taken over by Mysore kings until the treaty of […]

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Henna

Henna (Bangla: মেহেদি | Hindi: मेंदी | Tamil: மருதோன்றி | Telugu: గోరింట | Urdu: نبات الحناء ) also known as hina,is a shrub which is multi branched with spines and leaves grow opposite to each other. The henna plant is native to northern Africa, western and southern Asia, and northern Australasia, in semi-arid zones and tropical […]

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Stress

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Stress is a body’s way to react to a challenge. Stress affects both the mind, body and impacts overall health. Un-managed stress can lead to an increased risk of both mental and physical problems, such as infection, diseases, depressive and anxiety disorders. There are both healthy and unhealthy ways that people deal with stress. Learn […]

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Charminar

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Charminar is an famous landmark in the city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The monument is synonymous to the city as well as to its glorious historical past. It was erected, when Quli Qutb Shah shifted his capital from Golconda to the present city of Hyderabad. The monument is called so, owing to its four […]

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