Indus Valley Civilization

Indus valley Civilization which flourished in north-western part of indian subcontinent, across the banks of river Indus and thus is known as the indus valley civilization. Some of the key characteristics of Indus valley civilization are It flourished in the time period – 2600 B.C. to 1900 B.C. It was …

Mysterious Iron Pillar at Delhi

Standing at the center of the Quwwatul Mosque the Iron Pillar is one of Delhi’s most curious structures. Dating back to 4th century A.D., the pillar bears an inscription which states that it was erected as a flagstaff in honour of the Hindu god, Vishnu, and in the memory of …

Sourav Ganguly Retiring

He is a former captain of Indian cricket team. He is India’s most successful test captain, with India winning 21 of 49 tests played under his captaincy.An aggressive captain, Ganguly is credited with having nurtured the careers of many young players who played under him Retiring – with a golden …

Blast in Delhi

An explosion took place at Karol Bagh (Delhi) on Saturday September 13th 2008. The cause of the blast is not clear as of the moment. Some sources indicate it was a CNG auto-rickshaw which exploded and was followed by a blast in the cylinder kept on a scooter right behind …

Some Great Indian Wars

Great wars and India India has a long military history dating back several millennia. The first reference of armies is found in the Vedas. The epics Ramayana and Mahabaratha contain information on standing armies and warfare techniques like the Chakravyuha used in the Kurukshetra War. The epics contain information on …