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Benjamin Franklin
India  /  Published 01.09.19

JNU babus smarter than Benjamin Franklin

The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the US and founded by Benjamin Franklin 276 years ago, selected historian Romila Thapar as its member in June.The prestigious society ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

The mess in the power sector

The story is well known, of Benjamin Franklin flying a kite into clouds on a rainy night in 1752 and luckily escaping electrocution when electricity from lightning travelled down the wet string to his...
By Ashok V. Desai


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