History

  • Swami Vivekananda Biography, Early Life, Education, Legacy and Death

    Swami Vivekananda Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda is regarded as one of India's most illustrious spiritual figures. He was not merely a spiritual thinker; he was also a prolific writer, an effective orator, and a fervent nationalist. Swami Vivekananda advanced Ramakrishna...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 04:05 pm
  • Tashkent Declaration, Background, Salient Features and Outcome

    The Tashkent Declaration refers to a peace agreement signed between India and Pakistan on January 10, 1966, in Tashkent, the capital of the former Soviet Uzbekistan (now Uzbekistan). The declaration was the outcome of a summit held between Indian Prime...

    Published On January 11th, 2024
  • List of Indo-Pakistan Wars and Conflicts, History, Causes

    India and Pakistan engaged in four wars since 1947, primarily over the Kashmir region. The 1947-48 conflict ended in a stalemate. The 1965 war's outcome remains disputed. The 1971 war, sparked by the Bangladesh independence movement, resulted in a major...

    Published On January 11th, 2024
  • Life of Gautam Buddha, Teachings and Relation with Hinduism

    Gautam Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautam, stands as a transformative figure in Asian spirituality, founding Buddhism with a profound impact on the region's philosophical fabric. Life of Gautam Buddha epitomizes enlightenment, compassion, and the pursuit of inner peace. Renouncing princely comforts, he...

    Published On January 9th, 2024
  • Indus Valley Civilization Map, Seals, Town Planning, Great Bath

    Indus Valley Civilization The Indus Valley Civilization thrived from 3300 to 1300 BCE in its early years and from 2600 to 1900 BCE in its prime years. This civilization's domain stretched from what is now northeast Afghanistan through Pakistan and...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 03:13 pm
  • Gupta Empire Introduction, Achievements, Golden Age, Facts

    Introduction of Gupta Empire Two significant political forces—the Kushanas and the Satavahanas in the north and south, respectively—rose to prominence as a result of the collapse of the Mauryan Empire. These two empires supported social harmony and economic development in...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 03:13 pm
  • Cave Architecture, History, Types and Examples

    India boasts a rich heritage of cave architecture, exemplified by sites such as Ajanta and Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, showcasing intricate Buddhist rock-cut temples. Elephanta Caves in Mumbai feature Hindu sculptures, including the impressive Trimurti. Badami Cave Temples in Karnataka...

    Published On November 27th, 2023
  • Sangam Literature, History, Major Works and Significance

    Sangam Literature Sangam Literature, also known as "the poetry of the noble ones," refers to the ancient Tamil language and is the earliest known literature from South India. The oldest available Tamil literature is Sangam literature. The Sangam Period is...

    Last updated on November 29th, 2023 06:47 pm
  • Women Freedom Fighters of India, Name, List, Role & their Contribution

    India's struggle for independence from British rule was marked by the courage and sacrifice of numerous women freedom fighters who played pivotal roles in the movement. These women defied societal norms and risked their lives to fight for India's freedom,...

    Last updated on June 6th, 2024 05:29 pm
  • UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Kozhikode and Gwalior Joined Network

    UNESCO announced the addition of 55 new cities to its Creative Cities Network, recognizing their dedication to integrating culture and creativity into their development strategies. The designation was made by UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay on World Cities Day. Gwalior, Madhya...

    Published On November 10th, 2023