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Our Colonial Hangover – Black Pete (Video)

info-pictogram1 What happens when Dutch filmmaker Sunny Bergman walks through London dressed up as Black Peter (Zwarte Piet)?

India: delegating Qurbani to bring some happiness to the poor

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Source: twocircles.net

Faridabad/Hyderabad: Barely 30 km from the national capital is a dingy colony in Dhauj, Faridabad called Sadiq Nagar, but more famous by the name of the community of people inhabited, Qalandar or Madari. Qalandars originally were nomads perhaps from present day Panipat region of Haryana, who accepted Islam centuries ago. They earned their living either by spreading across the country and showing plays of monkeys, or some magical tricks (Madari) or many others turned Fakirs and begged for food.

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Ants create a lifeboat in the Amazon jungle (Video)

info-pictogram1 A flood hits a fire ant colony in the Amazon jungle. An amazing chance to see footage on how the species has adapted to water to protect their queen.

WATCH: DOCUMENTARY ABOUT ANTS

Documentary: Planet Ant; Life Inside the Colony (Video)

info-pictogram1 Entomologist Dr George McGavin and leafcutter expert Prof Adam Hart will embark on an ambitious project, something that’s never been tried before. They will show us a hidden world. It has taken six months from planning to the final project. They’ve built a new home for one million of nature’s most extraordinary creatures – ants. They fascinate us, they build complex, organized societies and we’ve always drawn parallels between their world and ours.
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