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Railway safety in India

Railway safety in India has always been the biggest concern. Every year 100s of people lose their lives in train accidents. Governments after government...

The Sangam Age : Early History of South India

The Megalithic cultures, dated between 1200BC-300BC, of early history of South India was followed by the Sangam Age. Megalithic people followed agro-pastoral activities for...

Elements of Economics

Economics is the science which studies human behaviour and aims at meeting maximum objectives with the help of limited resources. It is the art...

Today in History – 17 May

1498 Admiral Dom Vasco-da-Gama (c.1469-1524)-I, Portuguese navigator, arrived in India. He sailed around the Cape of Good Hope to Calicut, Kerala with three vessels and...

Mariana Trench, deepest place in the ocean, is full of life

Mariana Trench, deepest place in the ocean, is full of life  An international research team in a report released in international journal Nature Geoscience on...

Today in History – 16 May

1911 Pumping Station of Calcutta was commissioned at Tallah. 1929 On this day in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out its first...

Shahjahan (1628-1659)

Shahjahan  ascended the throne in 1628 after suppressing his brothers. Three years after his accession, Shahjahan  beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal died. To perpetuate the...

Today in History – 15 May

1729 Khanderao Dabhade, great warrior in Maratha kingdom, passed away. 1756 The Seven Years War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War,...

Where in India is clove mostly grown and what are its uses ?

Where in India is clove mostly grown and what are its uses?Clove is used as an antiseptic, in culinary preparations, in pharmaceuticals manufacture, as...

AKBAR (1556-1603)

Akbar (1556-1603) succeeded his father Humayun at the young age of 13 years. The emperor being minor, Bairam Khan worked as his regent. Hemu,...