Culture and History

Beauty of Bhangarh Fort

Located at the border of the Sariska Tiger Reserve in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, Bhangarh Fort is a 17th-century fort, famous all over India for being the ‘Most haunted site in India’. Because of […]

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The East India Company

East India company was an English joint-stock company. The company was formed to trade with countries near the Indian ocean and later with Qing China. The company seized large part […]

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Painting techniques

Techniques in watercolour paintings #Washes The most basic watercolour technique is the flat wash. It is reduced by first wetting the area of paper to be covered by the wash, […]

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Subramaniya Siva-Tamil freedom fighter

Subramaniya Siva was an Indian freedom fighter. He was a revolutionary and had to spend many years in prison. He was also a versatile writer and has written many books. He was born on 4th October 1884 in Vathlagundu town of Dindigul district of the then Madras Presidency. His father […]

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WATSON HOTEL

Watson’s Hotel, currently acknowledged as the Esplanade Mansion, is India’s oldest sustaining cast-iron building. It is located in the Kala Ghoda area of Mumbai (Bombay). Named after its original owner, […]

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Legends of Vampires

Vampires are mythical creatures from folklores often depicted with fangs, preying on humans or animals to consume their blood. Vampire myths were very popular in eastern European but are also […]

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The Pandemic of 1918

The pandemic of 1918 was known as the Spanish flu pandemic, an influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus. Lasting from February 1918 and April 1920, killing more […]

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Evolution

When you think of evolution the first name that comes to one’s mind is that of Charles Darwin. However, the fact is that he was not the first person to […]

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Paradox…

A logically self contradicting statement is a paradox. Also known as antinomy. You can say it is a sentence that runs contrary to one’s expectations. Actually it’s just a smart […]

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Dheeran Chinnamalai-Tamil Freedom fighter

Dheeran Chinnamalai was an Indian revolutionary and chief of Kongu Nadu who revolted against the supremacy of British rule in India. He was a Palayakkarar in Tamil Nadu who fought against the British East India Company in the 18th century B. C. He was born on 17th April 1756 in […]

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Puliu thevar-Fighter legacy continued

Puli Thevar was a poligar (or palayakarar) who ruled Nerkattumseval situated in the Sankarankoil taluk of Tamil Nadu. Puli Thevar who belongs to the warrior Maravar community was one of the earliest freedom fighters. He is one of the first Indian kings to have fought and defeated the British in […]

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The Creation Of Women

We often hear a lot of things about the creation of women. But what exactly is the truth? The truth is….We don’t know. According to the Hindu theology,due to the period of Kaliyuga,many misconceptions and misunderstandings have arised amongst the people. What is Kaliyuga? Well,Kaliyuga has its own history and […]

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The LGBTQ+ Community

The LGBTQ+ community is a loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual and other groups. The pride month is to celebrate pride, diversity, and individuality. The people […]

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Small yet distinct

The word ‘country’ makes one think of a large land mass. However, not every country is huge. There are some countries that are really small in size. They are so […]

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Maruthu Pandiyar-Brothers in Arms

The Maruthu Pandiyar brothers (Periya Maruthu & Chinna Maruthu) ruled Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu during the last part of the 18th century and they were the first to issue a proclamation of independence from the British rule from Trichy Thiruvarangam Temple, Tamil Nadu on June 10, 1801, which is 56 years […]

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