By Vish Dhamija

Whilst Inspector Michael D`Cunha is termed in to enquire a hearth incident in Mumbai’s posh Worli Sea Face house, the place Raaj Kumar has died, he's confident it's arson now not an twist of fate – both for insurances or an adulterous dating long gone bitter. yet Raaj’s spouse Serena is overseas and the suspected different girl Kim has extra alibis than he can count number.

A shut buddy of Raaj dies, in mysterious situations, quickly after. yet it’s purely whilst the Bombay inventory alternate nosedives the police begin digging outdated graves. Love, deception, homicide, suspense – not anything Lasts eternally!

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Having spent the night in a Portuguese inn, woven like an eagle's nest out of bamboos, and clinging to the almost vertical side of a rock, we rose at daybreak, and, having visited all the points de vue famed for their beauty, made our preparations to return to Narel. By daylight the panorama was still more splendid than by night; volumes would not suffice to describe it. Had it not been that on three sides the horizon was shut out by rugged ridges of mountain, the whole of the Deccan plateau would have appeared before our eyes.

Generally speaking, the position of a European archaeologist in India is very sad. The masses, drowned in superstition, are utterly unable to be of any use to him, and the learned Brahmans, initiated into the mysteries of secret libraries in pagodas, do all they can to prevent archeological research. However, after all that has happened, it would be unjust to blame the conduct of the Brahmans in these matters.

The basis of this hero's fame is the fact that he, the son of a poor officer in the service of a Mogul emperor, like another David, slew the Mussulman Goliath, the formidable Afzul Khan. It was not, however, with a sling that he killed him, he used in this combat the formidable Mahratti weapon, vaghnakh, consisting of five long steel nails, as sharp as needles, and very strong. This weapon is worn on the fingers, and wrestlers use it to tear each other's flesh like wild animals. The Deccan is full of legends about Sivaji, and even the English historians mention him with respect.

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