Culture and History

Indian Art Style

• Rajasthani miniature art Rajasthan is one of the pioneer seats of miniature painting in India. Rajput painting, also known as Rajasthani painting, is a style of Indian painting evolved […]

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Indian Folk Art

• Warli paintings Warlis or Varlis are an indigenous tribes or adivasis living in the mountainous as well as coastal areas on the Maharastra-Gujarat border and surrounding areas. They have […]

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Graphic design

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem solving through the use of type, space and image. The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication […]

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Queen of Jhansi

Lakshmi Bai, also spelled Laxmi Bai, (born c. November 19, 1835, Kashi, India—died June 17, 1858, Kotah-ki-Serai, near Gwalior), rani (queen) of Jhansi and a leader of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58. Brought up in the household of the peshwa (ruler) Baji Rao II, Lakshmi Bai had an unusual upbringing for a Brahman girl. Growing up with the boys in the peshwa’s court, she was […]

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A pandemic to forget, but learnings to remember forever

Future generations deserve to be in the best position possible to deal with the next inevitable pandemic. This preparation includes regular reminders about what happened in 2020. Government agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization seemingly have the power to capture the […]

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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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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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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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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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