Culture and History
Articles that details the rich cultural heritage and history of India
Earth, space, time, and more: Read how Indian scholars had recorded astronomical facts centuries before they were ‘discovered’ by Westerns
Based on original Sanskrit texts, the book “Indian Astronomy: A Source-Book” narrates how ancient India excelled in astronomy
Have you ever gone to an Italian restaurant and felt proud when you properly pronouncedthe Italian name of that pasta you so wanted to have?
‘Corona Mata’ Temple in UP marks a continuing Hindu tradition of worshipping Goddesses for protection against diseases: All you need to know
ANI reported on Saturday that a 'Corona Mata' Temple has been established at Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh.
Unit 731 was the name of the Imperial Japanese Army's covert biological and chemical warfare division.
Third Battle of Panipat: Jihad of the temple destroying hoards, the valiant Marathas and the far-reaching effects of the loss
By the 1750s, Marathas had grown strong so as to be able to annex Malwa, Gujarat, Odisha, Berar as also some parts of the Ganga Jamuna Doab and Bundelkhand.
When Paris was overwhelmed with decomposed human corpses and ran out of burial places: The story of the Catacombs
The Catacombs of Paris are the image of a scary world of the dead beneath the city of lights. Six to seven million human skeletons are stored there, stacked up in underground tunnels.
Read about the ‘mercy bond’ signed by PM Nehru to escape prison, even as Congress denigrates Veer Savarkar, tortured for 11 years in prison
When Jawaharlal Nehru was jailed in Nabha province, he had signed a bond pledging not to enter the state again to secure release
Was Nehru gay? Did he have bisexual relations? Did he die because of STD? What foreign media said about Jawaharlal Nehru
In the last 57 years, many theories have been attributed to the life of the first PM of India Jawaharlal Nehru
Portals of Kedarnath Dham opened on May 17, after the winter break.
Jerusalem conflict: The history of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Temple Mount and the holiest Jewish temple that preceded it
The Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock was built on the same spot where the Second Temple of the Judaism was located