Pirates, some good some bad, throughout the world have been influential characters in shaping our history. Find out some facts about these scary yet interesting characters.
The British rule in India was undoubtedly a treacherous one. However, the invasion did not fail to benefit us in some ways.
Christmas celebrations are just incomplete without the Christmas tree standing proudly in the corner of the hall, flaunting its beauty and lavish decor. But, did you know how the tradition of the Christmas tree started?
History is replete with wars and conflicts. The Holocaust was one such thing but it was somewhat different as it covered a huge number of people altogether. Holocaust also called Shoah basically means, sacrificing or killing by fire.
The word 'edutainment' may be a new coinage but the concept is age-old. As the term suggests, it is learning made fun. Instead of treating education as a bitter pill to be swallowed for the greater good, education should be a potion to be lapped up with great interest and eagerness for all-round development.
"No power on the earth can subjugate you when you are armed with the sword of ahimsa. It ennobles both the victor and the vanquished." - Mahatma Gandhi
A ship built so prestigiously and one thought to be unsinkable, a ship synonymous with grandeur and majesty, the RMS Titanic fell to the waters under unfortunate circumstances. Here are some facts about the ship that sunk on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City taking down with it thousands of its passengers.
Come let's see the brilliance in the minds of ancient Indians and the wealth of knowledge India housed long long ago.
The world has seen several ups and downs from time to time. Things have gone down to an extent that it seemed the world might end but we recovered. Similar was The Great Depression that took place in the 1930s. Precisely, it began in 1929 and ended in the late 1930s. Yes! A whole decade! But what was The Great Depression?
India has always been a full of talent. Be it science or mathematics or literature, we can find texts of any genre preserved since ages. Some texts are such that we don’t even know of which period they come from.
History has always been unknown. All that we know is because of books or the artifacts discovered. These two things are responsible for all the conclusions we have drawn, ranging from which emperor ruled in which year to what food people used to consume in a specific period. But these are all just assumptions.
A series of war in the name of religion was called upon by the popes, the first one occurring in 1096 AD. These series of wars we named “The Crusades.”
India experienced a tragic day on April 13, 1919. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, a horrific event in the Indian history that took away the lives of hundreds of innocent people, who gathered to fight for the independence of their nation.
A land deal between the United States and France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million, the Louisiana purchase is an event in history that is worth reading.
The army is the supporting pillar of our country without which it won’t be able to stand properly. The army men sacrifice their sleep for ours and make us feel secure. Here we will be mentioning one such army man who is somewhat different.
Our country has seen numerous freedom fighters who put in all their might to fight against the English and give us a free India. One such man who was an active participant in the freedom struggle was Jyotirao Govindrao Phule. A Brief Summary of his Early Life Jyotirao was born on 11 April 1827 in [...]
Just like India, America too, at one point of time was ruled over by Britain. These English men have ruled over several countries wherever they could, establishing their supremacy and abandoning the country of its resources to make their own nation rich.
A French ruler who believed in making his own fortune and shaping the way of his life, Napoleon Bonaparte is a person who rose to prominence and etched his name in the history of French Revolution.
What is it that makes Indian Navy such a formidable and mighty force? Let’s have a look at the aircraft carriers that make up the lion’s share of the Indian Navy.
The religious significance of temples is very high in India. But there are temples of Hindu gods in other countries as well that are very famous. Angkor Vat in Cambodia is one such place that is famous for its temples of Hindu gods.
Our country has given birth to some masterminds who have given concepts which are still being discovered and that too ages ago when there was no internet or even books.
The human evolution began about 3 million years ago and change is something that has been consistent. Be it developing from an ape to man or be it inventing electricity, today is always different from yesterday. Let us delve deep into history and know how the era of civilizations began, at least in India!
A glimpse into the life of one of the most charismatic personalities in the world history !!
Wishing all the Indians a HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY.
History has many untold stories and unexplained theories. It is not just astonishing but also intriguing to know what is hidden under the hard rocks and the secret tombs.