State Orissa India Interesting facts Interesting places 

State Orissa

Orissa is situated on the coast along the Bay of Bengal. Odisha is an ancient region with many ornaments. It is full of beaches, rivers, mighty waterfalls, forests, hills and rich wild life. You will find in Orissa ancient temples, historic monuments as well as pieces of modern engineering feat. History In its long history spanning more than just the present millennium, the region of modern Orissa... Read More
India states: 8 north-eastern sisters India 

India states: 8 north-eastern sisters

The North East end of West Bengal covers the corridor leading to several Indian states in the Bramhaputra river basin. There is a Siliguri – a city which is a transport hub for traveling to all the neighboring countries – Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and also to the Eight Sisters – 8 eastern states of India. They include – Sikkim,... Read More
Konark Sun Tample – Orissa Culture India Interesting places 

Konark Sun Tample – Orissa

An architecture marvel of Eastern India and a symbol of India’s heritage, Konark Sun Temple, commonly known as Konark is situated in the eastern state of Orissa, India and is one of the eminent tourist attractions. Konark houses a massive temple dedicated to the Sun God. The word ‘Konark’ is a combination of two words ‘Kona’ and ‘Arka’. ‘Kona’ means ‘Corner’... Read More
Mahatma Gandhi: South Africa India Interesting facts 

Mahatma Gandhi: South Africa

Gandhi arrived in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) in 1893 to serve as legal counsel to a merchant Dada Abdulla. In June, Dada Abdulla asked him to undertake a rail trip to Pretoria, Transvaal, a journey which first took Gandhi to Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Hard Experience There, Gandhi was seated in the first-class compartment, as he had purchased a first-class ticket. A White... Read More
Biryani – rice with vegetables Food India 

Biryani – rice with vegetables

Although biryani is very commonly consumed all over India, few know what it really is and how it differs from the popular fried rice or Indian pulao. Biryani is often prepared with the addition of vegetables – as here – or additionally with an egg (anda biryani) or chicken (chicken biryani). However, not on these additives, the dish relies, and... Read More