Over two-thirds of foreign IS group recruits are well educated, World Bank finds

Over two-thirds of foreign IS group recruits are well educated, World Bank finds

More than two-thirds of the foreigners seeking to join the Islamic State (IS) group have attended high school or university, according to a new study by the World Bank. Many of the young recruits who travel to Syria or Iraq to join the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) group – also known as ISIS, […]

Chand Baori Step Well in Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori Step Well in Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori in Abhaneri village in eastern Rajasthan, India, is one of the most overlooked landmarks in the country. It is one of the oldest stepwell in Rajasthan, and is considered to be among the biggest in the world. Chand Baori looks like anything but a well. This incredible square structure is 13 stories deep, […]

India’s Death Defying ‘Maut ka Kuaa’ or ‘Well of Death’

India’s Death Defying ‘Maut ka Kuaa’ or ‘Well of Death’

‘Maut ka Kuaa’, which translates to the ‘Well of Death’ in English, also sometimes called the ‘Wall of Death’, is a death defying and gravity defying stunt that one often gets to see in various carnivals or ‘melas’ across India. The stunt features an wooden cylinder shaped like a barrel or an inverted cone about […]