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Sanskrit, as a document prepared by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) says, is not just a language, but the voice of India’s soul and wisdom – the link between India’s past and present. MHRD has prepared an ambitious ten year perspective plan indicating its vision and roadmap for the development of Sanskrit language. […]

Can traditional Kashmiri rifle-makers ‘Make in India’ again?

A photo-feature on the traditional bandooksmiths of Srinagar, Kashmir by Sagar Kaul. Factory with an expiry date: A grubby looking factory, with ageing workers and not a young person in sight. Hardly evidence of a once thriving industry in Kashmir right? But over 20 rifle makers made hunting rifles in pre-Independence India, right up until […]