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List of Indian Festivals of All Religions

There is a history attached with each and every festivals that people celebrate in india. Diwali is celebrated when Lord Ram came back from the long time spent in jungle […]

Interesting Fast Facts about Indian History Part-IV

First Indian Railway line opened from Bombay to Thane In the year 1853 First World War started in the year 1914 First War of India’s Independence was fought in the […]

Interesting Fast Facts about Indian History Part-III

Aurangzeb defeated and killed his elder brother Dara and ascended the Mughal throne after the battle of Samugarh fought in the years 1658-59 Shivaji died in the year 1680 British […]

Interesting Fast Facts about Indian History Part-II

Akbar and his mentor Bairam Khan defeated Hemu in the second battle of Panipat fought in the year 1556 Razia became the first and last woman ruler of medieval India […]

Interesting Fast Facts about Indian History Part-I

Era of Hijri began in the year 622 Mahavira was born in the year 599 B.C. and died in 527 B.C. Somnath Temple was destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni in […]

Fast Fact about United States of America and their Presidents

United States of America: The Americas cover 8.3% of the Earth’s total surface area (28.4% of its land area) and contain about 13.5% of the human population (about 900 million […]

List of Shaurya Chakra Awardees -2011

Major Ravindra Kumar Gurang, Regiment Of Artillery Regiment. Major Shalender, 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (Special Forces). Subedar Manjeet Singh, 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (Special Forces). Naib Subedar Mengare […]

List of Padma Shri Awardees-2011

Most Popular Indian News Channels

English News Channels of India • BBC World • CNBC-TV18 • CNN • CNN IBN • ET Now • Headlines Today • NDTV 24×7 • NDTV Profit • NewsX • […]

World Cup Cricket Statistics-2011

World Cup Cricket Statistics-2011 Highest team totals The following table lists the ten highest team scores during this tournament. Team Total Opponent Ground England 338/8 India M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore […]

Most Important Events of 2011

The two players, the International Tennis Federation for the year 2011 ‘World Champions’ award – Novak Djokovic and Patra Viktova The team, which recently won the 22 th Lal Bahadur […]

Important News Papers and Journals of Freedom Struggle Era India

News paper / journal Founder/editor Bengal Gazette (1780) (India’s first news paper) J.K. Hikki Kesari B.G. Tilak Maharatta B.G. Tilak Sudharak Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Amrita Bazar Patrika Sisir Kumar Ghosh […]

Important Battles in the Indian History

Year Details of Battle B.C ————————————————— 326 Alexander defeated Porus in the Battle of Hydaspas. 261 Ashoka defeated Kalinga in the kalian war. A.D —————————————————- 712 Invasion of Sind by […]

First in the World (Male and Female)

This post will guide you about first people in the world, first invented thing in the world, first country in a particular field like science or innovation. Here all the […]

Important Dates and Years in World History

We all live in a great world. Many great events happened in the history of world on Earth. If you are the important dates and years of great history calendar […]

International Decades and Years

International Decades 1990s Third Disarmament Decade 1990 to 1999 UN Decade of International Law 1990 to 2000 International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism 1991 to 2000 United Nation Decade […]

Important Battles happened in World

Here are some brief of name of battles, happened in year (period) and involved countries: Name of the Battle Year Countries involved Battle of Marathon 490 BC Athenians and Persians. […]