Internal Revolts among the Mughals: Revolt of Prince Akbar

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"Certainly, the guide and teacher of my rebellion is you; others are merely following your footsteps. How can the path which you himself chose to follow be called "the path of ill-luck?

My father sold Paradise for two grains of wheat, 
Am I an unworthy son for selling it for one barleycorn?

Former emperors like Akbar had contracted alliance and kinship with this race and conquered the realm of Hindustan with their help. By the help of these people the great Mahabat Khan made a prisoner of King Jahangir, and chastised his enemies. Jaswant was the man who in the battle against Shah Shuja (Battle of Khajwa) was guilty of such a defect that he merited to be rigorously punished instead of being pardoned. Yet your Majesty passed this over because you not only knew the man, but feared him. The same Jaswant it was whom you won over with many charms and soft speeches and detached from the side of Dara Shukoh, so that victory fell to your side....Now is the proper time for you to lay in provisions for the next life, in order to atone for your former deeds, done out of greed for this transitory world against your august father and noble brothers in the days of your youth.

What good did you do to your father, That you expect all these from your son?
You are not curing yourself, Then, for once, give up counseling others!"

My New Job In A Mobile Service Center

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Recently I got job as a receptionist in a mobile service center. It is an authorized service center for some six brands: Intex, Karbonn, Lava, Lenovo, Panasonic, Xolo. My job is that, when a customer comes up with a complaint, take it to the engineers for technical verification. The engineers at first try to fix the issue with currently available resources, but most of the time, the issues might be causing due to defective parts. The defective part will be replaced within a particular time frame. The delay time depends on each brand; that can vary from seven to fifteen working days. For some brands, we should sent the phones to the head office for detailed checking. Obviously, customers feel very uncomfortable when we inform this; unfortunately they don't have any other options (Only few brands have the option to provide spare phones to the customers). I have not personally used any of the above brands, however, I feel that Lenovo's service procedure is better than others. For Lenovo, it is not necessary to keep the phones with the service center. My job also includes delivering repaired phones to the customer.

Dara Shukoh, a Forgotten Prince

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Medieval Indian traditions remember Dara Shukoh not so much as the Emperor's son, but as a Mystic Philosopher. The great dream of his life was the brotherhood of all faiths and the unity of mankind.

Prince Muhammad Dara Shukoh, the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, was born on 20th Mar 1615 at Ajmer (in Rajasthan). Dara himself tells us the circumstances attending his birth in his Safinat-ul-Auliya, "As in the house of my respected father three daughters had been born and there were no mail issues as the age of His Majesty had reached twenty-four, he, on account of the faith and devotion that he had for the Khwaja Mu'inuddin Chishti, prayed with thousand presentations and supplications for the birth of a son. And with his grace God, the most High, brought this meanest slave of his into existence who hopes that he will grant him the grace of doing good and will bring to his host His goodwill and that of His friends". It's Jahangir who named his grandson Dara Shukoh, meaning Darius the Magnificent.

Double-colored Labels For Blogger

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We have already seen various types of Label Widgets for Blogger: Animated Labels, Multi-colored Labels and Curled Labels. Here is an attempt to create two-colored Labels; with even and odd CSS commands. It is very easy to add this widget to your blog; just add simple CSS.

Double-colored Labels For Blogger

Rani Durgavati, the Warrior Queen of Garha Katanga

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"Her tomb is still to be seen where she fell, in a narrow defile between two hills; and a pair of large rounded stones which stand near are, according to popular belief, her royal drums turned into stone, which, in the dead of night, are still heard resounding through the woods, and calling the spirits of her warriors from their thousand graves around her". (Sir William Henry Sleeman - Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official)