More

    British Rule – Lord Curzon (1899-1905)

    - Advertisement -

    While the British Rule Lord Curzon was the Governer General.

    Tibet expedition : In 1904 Lord Curzon sent a military mission to Tibet under the command of Francis Younghuspand to counteract the growing Russian influence. A convention was signed between he British and the Regent of Tibet as Dalai Lama has fled away. The treaty provided for the establishment of British trade missions in Tibet and also bestowed on the British the right to influence Tibet’s external relations.

    Partition of Bengal: In 1905 the province of Bengal was partitioned which gave rise to an all-India agitation. The partition was annulled in 1911.

    Curzon’s reforms: The Ancient Monuments Act was passed whereby buildings of historical importance came under governments protection. He started cooperative credit societies and agricultural banks to lend money to the peasants at low interest. He founded the Criminal Intelligence Department.

    Don’t Miss:
    - Advertisement -

    Recent Articles

    Current Affairs Daily

    Today's Current Affairs and General Knowledge Current Affairs Daily Digest is a collection of important current...

    Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) of India

    The oldest stock market in Asia, BSE stands for Bombay Stock Exchange and was initially known as "The Native Share and Shock Brokers Association"....

    Transportation in India: India transport sector

    India’s Transport Sector, as it caters to the need of nearly 1.1 billion people, is large and diverse. A smooth and co-ordinated...

    Biography of Mahatma Gandhi – A Journey from Mohandas to Mahatma

    On the evening of 30th January, 1948, at his daily prayer meeting Gandhiji was shot dead by a young man from Pune named Nathuram...

    Early Entrepreneurs of India

    The first cotton mill in Bombay came up in 1854 and it went into production two years later. By 1862, four...

    Related Stories

    Stay on op - Ge the daily news in your inbox