Ram Mandir-themed tableau of Uttar Pradesh was one of the main attractions of R-Day parade.
Culture and History
Archaeologist BB Lal who led the excavation revealing existence of a temple at Ram Janmabhoomi site gets Padma Vibhushan
Professor BB Lal had discovered pillar bases immediately south to the Babri structure pointing at the existence of an ancient temple.
In Delhi, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is built at the exact site where Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed.
NCERT's reply to a 2013 RTI query says they have no documents or epigraphic evidence to back the claims made regarding the Qutab Minar in their history textbook.
Kerala state board Class 9 textbook distorts history, claims Abu al-Qasim Al-Zahwari was the ‘Father of Surgery’ instead of Sushrutha
Indian physician Sushrutha, who lived much earlier than Al-Zahwari, is considered to be the 'father of surgery'
The research would be carried out to understand the nature and formation of the Ram Setu and its surrounding areas
The warty pig cave painting located in Leang Tedongnge cave in Sulawesi Island is believed to be created by humans using red ochre pigment.
NCERT says it has no information on source of claim made in textbook that Mughals had rebuilt temples after destroying them
NCERT History textbook says that Shahjahan and Aurangzeb have issued grants for rebuilding temples destroyed in war
Study by IIT Gandhinagar and Archaeological Department reveals the existence of a three-level structure beneath Somnath temple
The investigation below the ground around Somnath temple was carried out on the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
From the year without summer to Communism and diseases: With the disasters we have endured over centuries, was 2020 really that bad?
For civilisations that have seen the plagues, earthquakes, colonisation and the atrocities of communist rules, the COVID outbreak is a minor ordeal that will soon be overcome.