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[Sangam-Age] Chola: Architecture, administration, Conquests & 1000th year of Rajendra-1 Chola’s Coronation

3-Southern Kingdoms: Chola, Chera, Pandya Imperial Chola Rajendra-1 (1000th Year of coronation, 2014) Chola Architecture Chola society and administration Chola patronized Buddhism Mock Questions Chola, Chera, Pandya On 3rd Nov 2014, Indian navy celebrated the 1000th Anniversary of Rajendra [...]

By |2015-01-05T23:57:08+05:3005/01/2015|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |41 Comments

[Social Reformers of South] Thiruvalluvar, Chennaiah, Iyodhee Pandithar, Ayyankali, Subramanya Bharathi

Thiruvalluvar (30 BC) T.Chennaiah (1912-1985) C. Iyodhee Thass Pandithar (1845-1914) Ayyankali (1863-1941) Chinnaswami Subramanya Bharathi (1882-1921) Mock Questions Thiruvalluvar (30 BC) Tiruvallaur was a Tamil weaver by profession and Poet-Saint-Philosopher by heart. He wrote "Tirukkural (Sacred Couplets)" on human [...]

By |2015-01-07T09:02:50+05:3005/01/2015|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |10 Comments

[Freedom fighters] Subhas Chandra Bose- RTI denied, Muturamalinga Thevar & Dr. B.R.Ambedkar

Subhas Chandra Bose (1897-1945) RTI denied on Bose files Muthuramalinga Thevar (1903-1963) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar (1891-1956) Mock Questions Subhas Chandra Bose (1897-1945) Born in Orissa, studied at Cambridge, passed Indian Civil service (ICS) without coaching, but did not join [...]

By |2015-01-05T22:48:33+05:3005/01/2015|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |19 Comments

[Buddhism] Anagarika Dharmapala stamp, Ghantasala’s Smiling Buddha, Bhamla Stupa in Pakistan, Bamiyan SAARC Cultural Capital

Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933) Buddhist Sites in News Ghantasala's Smiling Buddha Idol Pakistani Buddhist sites Bamiyan: SAARC Cultural Capital (2015) Mock Questions Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933) He was the founder of Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism, even participated in Sri Lankan freedom struggle [...]

By |2015-01-05T22:26:39+05:3005/01/2015|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |8 Comments

[Historic Women] Rani Rudrama & Chandupatla inscription, John Lang & Laxmibai, Hazrat Mahal & More

This is an old article- updated with two new notes: Rudrama Devi's Chandupatla inscription and John Lang's India connection. Rudrama Devi & Chandupatla Inscription John Lang, the Lawyer of Laxmibai (1816-1864) Hazrat Mahal: 135th Anniversary Stree Shakti Puraskar Women [...]

By |2015-01-05T22:06:21+05:3005/01/2015|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |102 Comments

[Model Answers] World History Set#1: American, French & Industrial revolution by Roman Saini

PrologueQ1. Fall of BastilleQ2. American Revolution & Crony CapitalismQ3. Industrial revolutionAbout the authorPrologueHey friends, this is Dr.Roman Saini (AIR-18, CSE-2013). I’m undergoing Foundation Course at LBSNAA, Mussoorie and having an awesome time -will share all the fun details soon.Since, [...]

By |2015-01-05T12:09:06+05:3027/10/2014|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |40 Comments

[Architecture] Satvahan Kings- Empire, Architecture, Scupltures and Tantric worshipping

Brief Profile of Satvahan dynasty Tantric Worshipper Satvahan Kings Satvahan Architecture Sculpture @Sarnath CSAT Sample MCQs Satvahana Dynasty: Brief Introduction Puranic literature calls them "Andhra-jati". Greek Ambassador Megasthenes' book "Indica" says- Satvahan had a might army and 30 forts. [...]

By |2015-01-05T12:39:04+05:3005/07/2014|Categories: Indian-History|Tags: , |128 Comments
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