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Category Archives: Misconceptions

Indian refers to a nationality, but not an ethnicity or language. The Indian nationality consists of many regional ethnolinguistic groups, reflecting the rich and complex history of India. India hosts all major ethnic groups found in the Indian Subcontinent. The diaspora with Indian ancestry, as a result of emigration, are somewhat widespread most notably in the Middle East(UAE, Saudi Arabia), South East Asia, United Kingdom, North America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe. Population estimates vary from a conservative 12 million to 20 million diaspora. So a question was asked by an individual on Quora titled,”Are people from India black?” For those of who don’t know what Quora is, here is how Wikipedia says about it, “Quora is a question-and-answer site where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community of users”. In response to this question the author, “Bawin” gave a beautiful and insightful answer to this which is enough…

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नूरपुर में मीडिया को संबोधित करते हुए मुख्यमंत्री वीरभद्र सिंह ने स्पष्ट किया कि प्रदेश में नए जिले बनाने की कोई संभावना नहीं है। इस बारे में सोशल मीडिया पर कुछ प्रचलित वेबसाइट तथा फेसबुक पेजों द्वारा अफवाह फैलाई जा रही हें की पालमपुर और रामपुर को जिलों में तब्दील किया जाएगा। ज्ञात रहे पिछले कुछ समयु से सोशल मीडिया और वेब साइटों पर एक खबर चल रही थी की प्रदेश में 2 नए जिलों का गठन होगा। वीरभद्र सिंह ने यह भी कहा की सरकार अपने खर्चे कम करने की कोशिश कर रही है। ताकि लोगों का पैसा ज्यादा से ज्यादा प्रदेश के विकास पर खर्च हो सके। उनके अनुसार नए जिले बनाने से खर्चे बढ़ेंगे ऐसे में यह कदम उठाना तर्कसंगत नहीं होगा। हम यह खबरें प्रकाशित करने वाली वेबसाइटों से अनुरोध करते है।कि अपनी जिम्मेदारी को समझते हुए तथ्यों की पुष्टि करने के बाद ही शेयर करें और जल्दबाजी…

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It is a common tendency of people to form a stereotype of a place, person, thing,etc, on the basis of what they see, hear and perceive. So today we are going to discuss something similar and these are the “8 Misconceptions Non-Himachalis have about Himachal Pradesh“: 8. We  too feel cold It is a common phrase that you get to hear from your friends while visiting some cold place. So while they are feeling frozen in that type of weather,  they expect you to be fine because “You Are From Himachal!“ . That is very logically illogical thought. It is like believing a fact that a person who once lived in a desert is always thirsty to be true. (I think you got my point :p) 7. We speak Pahadi and not Himachali. It is sometimes obvious to think that the language which is spoken in a particular region has its…

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