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  • Ever wondered where the image of Gandhi in your...

    • Aalok Pradhan
    • November 12, 2016

    The history behind this is just This photograph was taken when Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Pethick-Lawrence met each other in Viceroy House in Kolkata. Pethick-Lawrence was then the British Secretary. The picture of Gandhiji was later used as portrait size image in all currency notes and the real pic...

  • Prambanan the largest Hindu temple of south-east...

    • Ekaki
    • November 6, 2016

    Prambanan is the largest Hindu Temple located in Indonesia. This temple, locally referred to as Loro Jonggrang Temple. It was built in 9th century, Rakai Pikatan believed to be started construction of this grand temple in Java. On visiting Java said Rabindranath Tagore said that "I see...

  • Gorkha Regiment past and present

    • Ekaki
    • November 3, 2016

    “If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gorkha.” – Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw ...

  • Do you know RSS-Founded Saraswati Shishu Mandir?

    • Ekaki
    • November 1, 2016

    Vidya Bharati Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Sansthan operating 17000 Saraswati Shishu Mandir (SSM) schools across India. Male teachers in SSM are called ‘Acharyas’ and females are addressed as ‘Didis’. Before start of classes ZERO period reserved for sharing stories of great...

  • Trilikonath Temple a lost heritage in the lap of...

    • Ekaki
    • October 31, 2016

    The Trilikonath Temple is located in village of Trilikonath which lies 6 km south of the the Chaṅdrābhāgā River, and about 9 km from the village of Udaipur of Lahul and Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh.'Trilikonath' is one of the names of the Bhagwan, Shiva, which means the "Lord of the three...

  • Lothal – The Port and Business Hub of...

    • Ekaki
    • October 24, 2016

    Lothal is situated at a distance of 80 kms from Ahmedabad near the village of Saragwala in the Dholka Taluka of Ahmedabad district. It is one of the city of ancient...

  • Raja Serfoji II the last King of Bhonsle dynasty

    • Ekaki
    • October 21, 2016

    Serfoji II was the last leader of the Bhonsle dynasty of the Maratha of Tanjore. His contribution to the field of Ophthalmic was notable, though his contribution remains unnoticed till 2004.King Serfoji II was born on September 24, 1777. He ruled between 1798 and 1832.He also established herbal...

  • Meet Shooter Daadi-Chandro Tomar from the village...

    • Ekaki
    • October 20, 2016

    Chandro Tomar is a sharp shooter from the village of Johri in the Bagpat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. She is also known as "Dadi Chandro" . Since learning to shoot in 2002, she has attained national fame as a shooter, having won more than 25 national championships. ...