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Civil Disobedience Movement

The sudden withdrawal of the non-cooperation movement demoralized the Congress leaders and workers and led to a decline in political activities. But the appointment...

Today in History – 21 May

1863 On this day The Siege of Port Hudson began under the commandership of Nathaniel Banks. Port Hudson was considered an important installation for the South since...

The Deadliest Earthquakes of the World

Tangshan, China The Tangshan earthquake of 1976 was one of the deadliest earthquakes. It occurred on 28 July 1976 at 3:42 a.m. Beijing local time, and...

Today in History – 20 May

1378 Daud Shah assasinated Mujahid Shah to become the fourth Bahmani Sultan, but himself was murdered by a slave. 1399 Saint Kabir was born. 1498 Portuguese explorer Vasco de...

Best 65 Cities in the world

1    Beijing2   Shanghai3 Karachi4 Mumbai5 Moscow6 Istanbul7 Sao Paulo8 Tianjin9 Guangzhou10 Delhi11 Seoul12 Shenzhen13 Jakarta14  Tokyo15 Mexico City16 Kinshasa17 Bangalore18 New York...

National Emblem of different countries

COUNTRY-EMBLEM Australia - Kangaroo Bangladesh - Water Lily Barbados - Head of a Trident Belgium - Lion Canada - White Lily Chile Candor and Huemul Denmark - Beach Dominica - Sisserou France -...

Vocabulary: Remember it

Big Words - Small Words Precincts - Area, limits, bordersPurlieus - Boundaries, confines, enclosurerObviate - Prevent, prohibit, restrainPrelude - Beginning, preliminary, startsExordium - Introduction, preface,...

Today in History – 19 May

1588 A massive Spanish fleet, known as the “Invincible Armada,” set sail from Lisbon on a mission to secure control of the English Channel and...

10 Deadliest Terror Attacks in India

26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks The 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, which lasted for 4 days beginning from 26th November 2008 till 29th November 2008, left 164...

Revolt of 1857 – Its Impact and Cause of Failure

Causes for the failure of 1857 Revolt : By July 1858, the revolt was completely suppressed. Following factors may be the reason for the failure of...

Today in History – 18 May

1772 Janoji Bhosle, warrior in Peshwa kingdom, passed away. 1775 Warren Hastings expressed doubt on hanging Nandkumar. 1872 Bertrand Russell, great philosopher, mathematician, author and Chairman of the Indian...

Development of Mughal Painting

Although prior to the advent of the Turks painting in general was flourishing well, it practically vanished during Delhi Sultanate, however during the period...