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Daksha is an integral part of the editorial team at Zigya. Armed with a B.Tech degree, she oversees content quality assurance for Biology. Her subtle wit, observation skills and agile demeanour bring the buzz in the editorial team and ensures meeting stiff deadlines. An astute blogger, when not working Daksha prefers to spend her time with her canine companion, Spiky.
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Salt Lake Stadium

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The Salt Lake Stadium or 'Yuva Bharati Krirangan' Stadium of Kolkata located at Bidhannagar, West Bengal. Salt Lake Stadium is the largest stadium in India and second largest football stadium…

Odissi Dance

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The Odissi dance is the Indian classical dance from the Eastern state of Odisha.  It has a long, yet broken tradition.  Although dance in Odissa may be traced back more…

Alam Ara

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Alam Ara, meaning 'The Ornament of the World' is a 1931 film directed by Ardeshir M. Irani.      Ardeshir Irani was an exhibitor of foreign movies who eventually turned…

Funny Bone is not a bone

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Mr. Dev was teaching about the skeletal system to his class in the school where he worked. However, all his efforts to make the class interested in the topic that he…

Mystical Marvel

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Lucknow, commonly referred to as The City of Nawabs, was once the capital city under the Nawabs of Awadh. Some of the architectural marvels of that era that are still…

Rontgen Radiation

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X – rays, discovered by German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen are electromagnectic waves with wavelength range 0.1 ‎Å – 100 ‎Å Facts on X-Ray   The discovery of X-rays was an…

Service Before Self

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The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train…

Rocking Ramoji

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The Ramoji Film City situated in Hyderabad, over 2000 acres, is the largest integrated film city in the world. It is also a popular tourism and recreation centre, containing both…

Delhi Government Initiatives On Teacher’s Training

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The Delhi government is taking progressive steps in ensuring that the teachers are well equipped to cater to the new generation and to make them more aware of the innovative educational…

Aromatic Arabica

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Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are three varieties of coffee. India mostly grows superior quality coffee, arabica, which is in great demand in International market. Karnataka is the largest producer of…

Building Burj

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Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with over 828 metres in height, is the tallest building and the tallest free-standing structure in the world. It has more than 160…

Beast of Bhutan

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Bhutan’s national animal is known as Takin. Takin are found in grass covered alpine areas at altitudes between 1,000 and 4,500 m above sea level. 

Panoramic Parliament

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The Parliament of India is circular in shape which epitomizes “Continuity”. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha are horseshoe in shape. The carpet in the Lok Sabha is green in color, that depicts…

Magnanimous Mushrooms

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Mushrooms provide lean proteinsand have no cholesterol or fat and are very low carbohydrates. The fiber and certain enzymes in mushrooms also help combat fatigue. 

Friend Finder

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Try and identify your friend type here.     

The Noisy Meeting

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It was Tina’s turn to give the presentation in the business meeting. Confident and excited, she approached the podium. All the eyes were fixed on her. As she started speaking,…

Soft Ware

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Aim High

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Spectral Hues

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The splash of colour in the picture is a treat to the eyes. If we ask you to name the colours in the picture you will feel it is a…

The raisin finger story

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  It was a cold winter morning. Tony was reluctant to take a bath. His mom prepared a warm bubble bath with his favorite floating toys. Tony was excited and…

Why Spinning Makes Us Dizzy?

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    Amusement parks have all sorts of crazy rides designed to take you to through various levels of thrill and excitement and test your limits. The rides defy gravity,…

Making Good Study Notes: Free NCERT Textbook Solutions

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When exams are around the corner, the alarm bells start ringing. The notes that we prepare during classroom lectures are one of  the most important elements in the preparation of…

Food Coma

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With the exams round the corner, Tanvi engrossed herself in to books. The lack of sleep and the strenuous condition took toll over her health. Even the early morning seemed…

The Power of Yawn

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  The strict teacher is giving a lecture on the most difficult topic. You are all eyes and ears to what she is teaching. Suddenly your friend across the desk…

The Smell of Rain

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The weather is grey and your mood is blue.  It starts to rain. You step outside in the first downpour of the season, after a long dry spell: the sweet,…

The Colour of Blood

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What’s the colour of blood? Is your answer Red?   Well, red is not the only blood colour available – there is a whole rainbow out there. Blood also comes…

Black Hole of the Eye

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Confused? The black hole we are talking about is called the Blind Spot. You are blind at one spot in both of your eyes. This so-called blind spot is actually…

Genetics of Superhumans

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Ever wondered why Superheroes are unique? What is it about Superman or Spiderman that makes them who they are?    So whether it is a spider sting or a chemical…