The British in India, review: Snobbery, harems and boredomSeptember 03, 2018 13:23
"In the summer, those who could flocked to the hills, notably to Simla (now Shimla), for six months the seat of government, which traipsed 1,200 miles from Calcutta, first by bullock cart, then by train and finally pony cart. In Kipling's day, this small, English-looking town 7,000ft up in the mountains became famous not only for its climate but for its extra-marital affairs. As one vicereine observed, it was "a place where every Jack has someone else's Jill'." Read the full review here.
Guj CM hopes UPSC training centre will help produce 'sanskari' officers
"Like it is said, from the Upanishad to Upagraha (satellite).... we have to launch satellites and also teach the Upanishad to make people sanskari (virtuous)," Rupani said, adding the centre will help create administrators for 'new...