Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

Students and teachers light candles to pay tribute to sitar player Ravi Shankar at the Bengali Tola Inter College in Varanasi-AP

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What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.