Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory used to measure the distances and positions of celestial objects. India has a total of five such observatories the largest of which is in Jaipur. Explore ...

Rajendra Prakash Jain

Rajendra Prakash Jain, Director of the largest and oldest bookstore of India on the topic- ‘Preservation of Indian Heritage’ through books.

James Glover

James Glover from UK, Academic Director for the 2nd International Vedic Mathematics conference, Chairman & Co-founder of the Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics. He has done resear...

26 January 1950

Almost every country in the world has a National Day to celebrate its nationhood. One such national day in India is the Republic Day celebrated on the 26th of January every year. It was on this date ...

William Hawkins

The visit of William Hawkins to the court of the Great Moghul at Agra was a memorable event in the history of British intercourse with India. He was the first Englishman ever received by the Emperor ...

Niccolò de’ Conti

Niccolò de’ Conti was an Italian merchant and explorer, who traveled to India and Southeast Asia, and possibly to Southern China, during the early 15th century. He was one of the human sources,...

Blessed Rani Maria : A Martyr for Human Dignity

Indian nun Rani Maria Vattali, who was stabbed to death in 1995 in Madhya Pradesh, was declared “Blessed”, a sacred title in the Roman Catholic Church order. Blessed” is a stage bel...

Duarte Barbosa

Duarte Barbosa was a Portuguese factor at Cannanore and Cochin and had left behind an interesting account on trade and political events of the southeast including Bengal. By 1503, he had learnt Malay...

Domingo Paes : Portuguese Traveler

Domingo Paes a Portuguese traveler who visited Vijayanagar during the reign of its greatest ruler Krishnadeva Raya in 1520. Paes saw the glory of Vijayanagar and has written what he saw, without rela...

Hill Forts of Rajasthan

The serial site, situated in the state of Rajastahan, includes six majestic forts in Chittorgarh; Kumbhalgarh; Sawai Madhopur; Jhalawar; Jaipur, and Jaisalmer. The eclectic architecture of the forts,...