Navrati Festival Culture Interesting facts 

Navrati Festival

Navratri–or the nine sacred days–mark the most auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism. Celebrated with fervour and festivity all over India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. The prominent story associated with Navratri is the battle that took place between goddess... Read More
Guts Reveal The Last Meal Of Incredibly Preserved Bog Body From 2,400 Years Ago News 

Guts Reveal The Last Meal Of Incredibly Preserved Bog Body From 2,400 Years Ago

Some 2,400 years ago, a very unfortunate guy was killed, perhaps as a human sacrifice, and dumped in a Danish bog. Fortunately for us, this unusual death meant his body was naturally mummified and remained in remarkable condition, providing clear insights into his appearance and lifestyle. In a new study, reported in the journal Antiquity, researchers even managed to piece... Read More
The last king of the Shah dynasty Interesting facts 

The last king of the Shah dynasty

The revolution in Nepal began on February 13, 1996. In ten years of the Nepalese civil war (1996-2006) more than 13,000 people were killed in battles, ambushes and raids, and pacification operations. At the end of the conflict, many rural areas were under the control of the rebels, and Katmandu was subject to frequent blockades and bomb attacks. The insurgents... Read More
Mahatma Gandhi: Return to India Interesting facts 

Mahatma Gandhi: Return to India

Gandhi left South Africa forever and returned to India in July 1914. Initially he stayed at Shantivan ashram of Noble Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. By 1917, he had established Satyagraha ashram on the banks of Sabarmati river . In 1917, Gandhiji led a successful satyagraha campaign fighting for the rights of the indigo planters at Champaran. Champaran was a turning point... Read More
Mahatma Gandhi: Education Interesting facts 

Mahatma Gandhi: Education

The most extraordinary person from India, Mahatma Gandhi. About education. Before leave Gandhi came from a poor family, and he had to chose one of the cheapest college he could afford. Mavji Dave Joshiji, a Brahmin priest and family friend, advised Gandhi and his family that he should consider law studies in London. In July 1888, his wife Kasturba gave... Read More