art forms History Nation Trending 

Top 10 Art Forms which are Indigenous to India!

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          Every country is defined by its culture, its practices, languages, cuisine and most importantly its art forms. Art is the ultimate expression of creativity and is brought forth in various ways. India too is home to myriad variations of all of the above. Art originated in India about 5000 years ago sometime during the Indus Valley Civilization. Let us take a look at some of the art forms which have taken root in India and contribute to making India unique. Indian art over the years has been passed down from…

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most powerful women History 

15 most powerful women in the Indian history!

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117   1     118SharesIndian history has seen a number of powerful women who have created history with their intelligence, strength, passion, and leadership qualities. They have challenged the prejudiced status of society, made lasting reforms, and has served as the queen, leader, reformer or activist, ushering the society in prosperity and cultural revolutions. This list includes the most influential women in Indian history. These are some women who emerged as an icon in the most unexpected fields. 1. Abala Bose: Social Worker (1865 – 1951) Well known: for her work in the field of…

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21 Interesting Facts About Alexander The Great you must know! Around The World History 

21 Interesting Facts About Alexander The Great you must know!

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          History is defined by heroes, their acts which catapult them to fame make textbook material. Their lives are however marked by many normal events much like those any of us experience but somehow play a pivotal role in their future. Outlined here are some facts from the life of Alexander III/Sikandar, one of history’s successful commanders Alexander III, commonly known as Alexander the Great was the King of the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon who succeeded his father Philip II. Some facts  about Alexander 1) Alexander was born on July 20,356 BC…

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Republic Day 2019 History Nation Trending 

Republic Day 2019: Parade, Chief guest, Theme & Tickets

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    1     1Share “We are Indians, firstly and lastly”– B. R. Ambedkar Every Indian heart fills with pride when we see the National Flag spreading out on Republic Day. The day when the Indian Constitution came into force is year on year celebrated as our Republic Day. India is the largest democratic country of the world has lived up the spirit of being a Republic.  The country where people from different cultures, societies, religions, languages  celebrate this day together to recall the event of Indian constitution and inculcate the feeling of national…

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Padmanabhaswam Swami Temple Door History Mythology Travel 

What is the mystery of Padmanabhaswamy Temple vault?

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27         27SharesPadmanabhaswamy Temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style and the Tamil style. The Moolasthanam of the temple is the Ananthapuram Temple in Kumbala in Kasargod District. The temple is a replica of the Adikesava Perumal temple located in Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari District to some extent. The principal deity Lord Vishnu is enshrined in the “Anantha Shayanam” posture, the eternal yogic sleep on the serpent Adisheshan. Sree Padmanabhaswamy is the guardian deity of the royal family of Travancore. The…

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Hidden Treasures History Nation Trending 

10 Hidden Treasures of India yet to be discovered

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110         110SharesThere was a time when India was called a ‘Golden Sparrow’ because it was one of the wealthiest and most prosperous places in the world. The British’s rule over India changed this scenario completely as the British looted away huge treasures from India. However, some of these treasures were so well hidden that the British couldn’t manage to find them and are till date, undiscovered by anyone. Here is a list of such treasures in India that are yet to be discovered. 1. Nadir Shah’s Treasure Nadir Shah, the founder…

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History Quiz History Quiz 

History Quiz: Can you answer these Indian History questions?

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25   1     26SharesAre you a fan of Indian History and have read everything about it? Participate in our Indian History quiz and see if you can answer all questions correctly. Let us tell you very clearly only 1 out 50 people can answer all questions correctly. Ready for the challenge, play our History quiz now! This Indian history quiz have questions from Ancient to modern history. Hope you liked our Indian History Quiz. If you are looking for more History trivia or quizzes or on anything else, let us know in the…

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History Nation 

10 Taj Mahal Secret Mysteries You Must Know

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70   2     72SharesThe Taj Mahal is an iconic white marble mausoleum on the bank of the Yamuna river in the Agra city of Uttar Pradesh. Taj Mahal was chosen as one of the new 7 wonders of the world in 2007.  Taj Mahal is so beautiful that visitors are totally hypnotized by the breathtaking views. Taj Mahal is also very mysterious as there are so many secrets about it. Here is a list of 10 Taj Mahal Secret mysteries you must know. 1. A Black Taj Mahal was planned opposite the white Taj Mahal –  The Black Taj Mahal is a black version of the…

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Entertainment History 

18 Banned TV Commercials And Print Ads That Stirred A Lot of Controversies In India

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          The advertising industry in India has evolved a lot in the past two decades.  Ad agencies used creative approaches to create something unique and attractive to sell the products. However, some commercials did not go well with the Indian authorities.  Do you want to know more about banned commercials in India? Though these commercials were banned, most of them are available on YouTube to watch. 1.  Amul Macho TV Commercial (2007) “Ye To Bada Toing Hai” television commercial by Amul is one of the most controversial ads in Indian television history. The commercial…

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Rats in Karni Mata Temple Bikaner History Mythology Travel 

Karni Mata Temple | A Temple In Rajasthan Where Rats Are Revered

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          Karni Mata Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Karni Mata. The temple is located at Deshnoke, Rajasthan. You can reach the temple from Bikaner, it is approximately 30 KM from Bikaner. The Rats are worshipped here and hence it is also known as the Temple of Rats. Karni Mata was a Hindu warrior sage who is supposed to live more than 150 years. She was born in October 1387 and she is said to be disappeared in March 1538. Her death could not be confirmed. She was also referred…

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