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Battle Of Saragarhi - Where 21 Sikh Soldiers Killed 600 Afghans In The Greatest Last Stand Ever

Those who were fascinated with the movie '300' would be even more impressed by what a group of 21 young Sikh men did in the Battle of Saragarhi.

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Malayalis and China? A documentary shows that the connection is older than you think

Joe Thomas Karackattu’s ‘Guli’s Children’ searches for the descendants of a Malayali family that travelled from Calicut to China in the 14th centu...

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The East India Company: The original corporate raiders

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant

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Five states that refused to join India after Independence

Some of them thought this to be the best moment to acquire independent statehood, while there were others who wanted to become a part of Pakistan. Here are the cases of f...

2 weeks ago . 14 views

10 Royal And Rich Families Whose Descendants Have The Royal Blood But Not The Money

Once upon a time the stories of these families’ wealth and luxury were known throughout the world. Back then nobody would have imagined, that few generations later,...

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#DidYouKnow The History of Gurdwara Pathar Sahib?

Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, is a beautiful Gurdwara Sahib constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, about 25 miles away from Leh, on the Leh-Kargil road, 12000 ft above the sea...

3 months ago . 50 views

12 Facts About Bhagat Singh That You Still Didn't Know

86 years ago today, one of India's greatest revolutionary freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh, was given the death penalty by the British colonisers. And though he died you...

3 months ago . 53 views

Leopard tranquilised in Manesar 36 hours after it strayed into Maruti plant

Wildlife officials tranquilised a leopard inside the premises of a Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar on Friday, almost 36 hours after it was first spotted. The big cat w...

9 months ago . 96 views

Forty years after Turkman Gate firing: Massacre, killing of Muslims during emergency, is now a forgotten affair

The day passed off quietly without a whimper. There were no tears, no protest, no recall of the tragedy or any demand for justice.

4 months ago . 53 views

Not think about to survive a day—world’s oldest conjoined twins flourish with resilience and sympathy!

The world record for the most seasoned conjoined twins was already set by Giacomo and Giovanni Tocci, who were conceived in Italy in 1877, and passed on in 1940 at 63 yea...

1 year ago . 105 views

Five states that refused to join India after Independence

Some of them thought this to be the best moment to acquire independent statehood, while there were others who wanted to become a part of Pakistan. Here are the cases of f...

2 weeks ago . 14 views

The Truth About Christmas

Christmas: The very word brings joy to our hearts. Peace, Love, Joy, Hope- We know that all of these words are the themes of Christmas. However If there is a single word ...

7 months ago . 88 views

The First Indian Woman to Scale Mt Everest For The Fourth Time! : Meet Anshu Jamsenpa

On Tuesday, Jamsenpa historically scaled the Mount Everest for the fourth time, making her the first Indian lady to accomplish this feat. In any case, that is not all...

1 year ago . 144 views

यहां हुआ था रावण के ब्राह्मण पिता को राक्षसी से प्यार, जानिए FACTS

नोएडा के पास स्थित बिसरख गांव में मिलता है राक्षस राज रावण का इतिहास।

2 months ago . 34 views

THE GREATEST SPEECH EVER WRITTEN

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to h...

9 months ago . 81 views

The woman who cut off her breasts to protest a tax

The story of a lower caste woman who cut her breasts to protest against a discriminatory "breast tax" in British ruled India is being revived by an artist wants...

2 months ago . 52 views

Saffron paradox: Hindutva supporters seem determined to prove that Jinnah was right

Pakistan’s founder feared that Muslims in India would be shut out of power. As it turns out, Muslim representation in the Lok Sabha is at an all-time low.

2 months ago . 29 views

Elusive Yeti is actually a bear, says new study

PARIS: Legend-slaying scientists on Wednesday dismantled the myth of the abominable snowman, the towering yet furtive half-human rumoured for centuries to inhabit inacces...

7 months ago . 76 views

10 Mysterious Lost Treasures of the World

As a kid, everyone, at some point or another, dreams of being Indiana Jones. Wouldn’t it be great to go on adventures and find lost treasures? Unfortunately, for st...

9 months ago . 93 views

5 crazy inventions from the mind of Nikola .

Matthew Inman, proprietor of web comic The Oatmeal, is on a mission to build a crowd-funded museum dedicated to inventor Nikola Tesla, who Inman refers to as "the gr...

7 months ago . 54 views

11 Fascinating Facts About Rani Laxmi Bai, The Woman Who Shook The Entire British Raj

One of the greatest freedom fighters of the country, Rani Laxmi Bai, also known as ‘Jhansi ki Rani’, is an icon for women empowerment. She has gone down in In...

8 months ago . 110 views

13 February 1931: New Delhi became the capital of India

New Delhi, the capital city, had its foundation stone laid by George V, the then Emperor of India. The event took place in the Delhi Durbar of 1911. The city’s arch...

7 months ago . 93 views

7 Scary Surgical Instruments, Then and Now

ust thinking about scalpels, forceps, and shears is enough to make some people squeamish. But while the modern versions of those instruments are nothing to sneeze at, con...

9 months ago . 81 views

First footage from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is just 8 seconds long, but for the Internet, that’s enough

Director JA Bayona and writer Colin Trevorrow have shared the first footage from the upcoming Jurassic World sequel, Fallen Kingdom, starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Ho...

7 months ago . 70 views

Jagdish Tytler Opens up on 'Rajiv Gandhi's Role' During 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

Jagdish Tytler said Rajiv Gandhi “recced” North Delhi during the riots triggered by prime minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination in 1984.

5 months ago . 110 views

History of the judiciary

An ancient system When you see a judge or magistrate sitting in court, you are actually looking at the result of 1,000 years of legal evolution.

8 months ago . 82 views

India’s history with demonetisation: From 1946 to 2016

The whole country was taken aback when Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8 announced that the currencies in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 will be invali...

4 months ago . 38 views

Are We the Aliens We Seek?

The significance of a new finding is that it is compelling evidence of life elsewhere, even if it doesn’t prove life on Earth originated elsewhere.

7 months ago . 79 views

Archival documentary reveals how the British saw India and how Indians returned the gaze

Sandhya Suri’s fascinating ‘Around India with a Movie Camera’ for the BFI National Archive is a compilation of films made during colonial rule.

4 months ago . 60 views

Udham Singh’s revolver that avenged Jallianwala Bagh Massacre may never return to India

New Delhi: Freedom fighter Udham Singh's pistol, which was utilized to retaliate for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in 1919, may stay away for the indefinite future to...

11 months ago . 89 views

 
 

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