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50-50 Version of 20-20

After a long time I was glued to the television yesterday to watch the India Pakistan cricket match of the 20-20 world cup :)As always, India Pakistan cricket matches have their own flavor of thrill, suspense, emotions, excitement, a...

The Mother of All Martial Arts : Kalari or Kalarippayattu

On one of the walls of the Shaolin temple in China a fresco can be seen, showing south Indian dark-skinned monks, teaching the light-skinned Chinese the art of bare-handed fighting.

How the path to salvation became Snakes and Ladders

Mokshapath - a board game intended to teach the virtues and vices of life in ancient India became a worldwide classic of modern times - Snakes and Ladders
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