Be it Superstar Rajinikanth’s film ‘Robot’ or Shahrukh khan’s film ‘Ra.one’ and the several other films that have glorified the role of machines and robots, the world has already seen a glimpse of how useful these robots can be. But
THE PAST Historian Prasannan Parthasarathy in his 2011 book, Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia did not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850, writes about the demand for Indian cotton goods from all four corners of the world. 1600-1750 was a
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Had it been The Walias instead of Wallahs, you would have raised an eyebrow as one does not match an Alluwalia with a rickshaw puller. This article refers to that sector of the population we come across every single day