• red fort
    The Red Fort (usually transcribed into English as Lal Qil'ah or Lal Qila) is a 17th-century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan[1] in the walled city of Old Delhi (in present day Delhi, India) that served as the residence of the Mughal Emperors. The design is commonly...
    Premium 2662 Words 11 Pages
  • Fort Agra
    Agra Fort Agra Fort is located (270 10' 47''N & 780 1' 22'' E) on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the city of Agra in Uttar. The magnificent towers, bastions, ramparts, and gateways of the Agra Fort symbolize the stature and power of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Built between 1565...
    Premium 740 Words 3 Pages
  • Concise History of India
    India's extraordinary history is intimately tied to its geography. A meeting ground between the East and the West, it has always been an invader's paradise, while at the same time its natural isolation and magnetic religions allowed it to adapt to and absorb many of the peoples who penetrated its mo...
    Premium 2526 Words 11 Pages
  • Indias History
    India's History | Adventure in India | Asia Homepage The World  "So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked." --Mar...
    Premium 3555 Words 15 Pages
  • India-Cultural History
    Folk Dances of India India is a land of varied cultures and traditions. Diversities in all spheres make the Indian culture quite unique. Indian folk and tribal dances are product of different socio-economic set up and traditions. Indian folk and tribal dances are simple and are performed to express...
    Premium 29723 Words 119 Pages
  • History of Delhi
    HISTORY OF DELHI History of Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many empires that have left behind a superfluity of glorious events. History of Delhi goes back to centuries back and narrates some of the most significant occurrences in the history of India. Indian capital city of Delhi has a long...
    Premium 1217 Words 5 Pages
  • History Notes Class 10
    The First War of Independence: The Revolt of 1857 *Political Causes:- 1) Lord Dalhousie’s Policy of ‘the Doctrine of Lapse’:-if the ruler of a subordinate state died without a heir , his adopted son was not allowed to occupy the throne and the state was annexed to the British Empire in Indi...
    Premium 25466 Words 102 Pages
  • History of Social Work
    S.Rengasamy Madurai Institute of Social Sciences Compiled by S.Rengasamy-History of Social Welfare / Social Work Contents History of Social Welfare/ Social Work ..........................................................................................................................3 The...
    Premium 18542 Words 75 Pages
  • Fifty Years of Language Planning for Modern Hindi
    FIFTY YEARS OF LANGUAGE PLANNING FOR MODERN HINDI The Official Language of India 1. ABSTRACT Hindi - according to the 1991 Census of India, is the mother tongue of 233,432,285 persons (22% of the entire Indian population), and is spoken as a language (which includes 47 or so mother tongues cobb...
    Premium 10703 Words 43 Pages
  • History
    Important Dates in Indian History www.TheOnlineGK.wordpess.com BC 3000-1500 Indus Valley Civilisation 576 Birth of Gautam Buddha 527 Birth of Mahavir 327-326 Alexander’s invasion of India. It opened a land route between India and Europe 313 Accession of Chandragupta Maurya according to Jain...
    Premium 2063 Words 9 Pages
  • Asain History
    One of the key elements that define the great Indian tradition around the 17th Century is the art of the Mughals this happened after the death of Akbar, architect of the Mughal Empire and active patron of the arts, his son Jahangir ascended to the throne. As a prince, Jahangir had established his ow...
    Premium 1585 Words 7 Pages
  • History of India's Tourism
    HISTORY OF INDIA’S TOURISM INTRODUCTION It’s 65 years since independence, and in its wake Indian tourism industry has traversed a rocky road – much like the subcontinent itself. High Life surveys six colourful decades… Flashing with heat and drowned by monsoons, with its rainbow of saris...
    Premium 3080 Words 13 Pages
  • History
    Dedicated to all American history teachers who teach against their textbooks Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction: Something Has Gone Very Wrong 1 • Handicapped by History; The Process of Hero-making 9 2 * 1493: The True Importance of Christopher Columbus 29 3 • The Truth about...
    Premium 86427 Words 346 Pages
  • Civil Services/History
    Free Online Solved papers for Exams Sample Test papers Model Question Bank Previous papers For India ------------------------------------------------- Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Indian History UPSC MCQ Paper Indian History UPSC MCQ Paper History Objective Sample Questions 1. Babar laid the foundati...
    Premium 1176 Words 5 Pages
  • Timeline: History of India
    Timeline: Indian History 7500 BC : Civilization at Gulf of Khambar 2500-1500 BC: Indus Valley Civilisation. 2000-1500: Aryans arrive from central Asia. 1500-1000: The Early Vedic Age – Rigveda. 1000-500: Later Vedic Period - Samaveda, Yajurveda and Atharvaveda, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Samhitas, ear...
    Premium 31966 Words 128 Pages
  • India History
    i Page 1 : India is a South Asian countries, accounting for most of peninsular India.  Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east Indian border with Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and...
    Premium 604 Words 3 Pages
  • Indian History
    Important Dates in Indian History www.TheOnlineGK.wordpess.com BC AD ww w. 78 Beginning of Saka era 120 Accession of Kanishka 320 Commencement of Gupta era. the golden age of Hindu India 380 Accession of Vikramaditya 405-411 Visit of Chinese traveller Fa-hien 415 Accession of Kumara...
    Premium 2118 Words 9 Pages
  • History of the Indian Rupee
    IntelligenceBureau-IB Placement-Paper : 37614 Views : 20402Rating : Poor Okay Good Great Awesome Exact Match with orginal paper129 students found similar paper in examShare Share this on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Linked IN Share on Google+ Paper Type : Question-PaperTest Locatio...
    Premium 87869 Words 352 Pages
  • Red Eagle and the Fort Mims Massacre
    In 1811, the Shawnee leader Tecumseh, with the help of a comet and an earthquake, convinced some of the Upper Creek towns of the Muscogee to turn against the white civilization they had begun to embrace. This led to one of the worse massacres on American soil. The Battle of Fort Mims was orchestra...
    Premium 5055 Words 21 Pages
  • An Outline of American History
    AN OUTLINE OF AMERICAN HISTORY "Heaven and Earth never agreed better to frame a place for man's habitation." John Smith, 1607 CHAPTER 1 THE FIRST AMERICANS At the height of the Ice Age, between 34,000 and 30,000 B.C., much of the world's water was contained in vast continental ice sheets...
    Premium 10520 Words 43 Pages