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The Motorcycle Diaries (Part 3) – Sam Bahadur’s motorcycle

Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, popularly known as Sam Bahadur, was the first person to hold the highest rank of Field Marshal of the Indian Army. He served in the army for four decades and took part in five wars, … Continue reading

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Espanya són els campions d’Europa! (Spain are the champions of Europe!)

Espanya batia Alemanya 1-0 a la final de l’Euro 2008! Els espanyols prenen a casa el trofeu després d’un buit llarg de 44 anys. Fernando Torres marcava l’únic gol del llumí en la primera part. Era un joc bonic! L’equip … Continue reading

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A chapter on superstar Rajinikanth in school textbooks!

Rajinikanth (Tamil: ரஜினிகாந்த், Kannada: ರಜನೀಕಾಂತ್, Marathi : रजनीकांत, Telugu: రజినీకాంత్), one of the most influential and bankable film stars in the Indian movie industry and the person who is synonymous with the title superstar, now features in an English textbook … Continue reading

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Orhan Pamuk: a true hero of our times!

The first Turkish national who comes to my mind is Orhan Pamuk. I think he is the greatest Turk of the present age and one of the greatest Turks of all time! Yes, this post is about Ferit Orhan Pamuk, … Continue reading

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