Women: According to some, they ‘hold up half of the sky.’ Women make up slightly more than half of the world’s population at 51%. They are also valuable contributors to society as many lawyers, doctors, and other professionals are women. Though they have long been overlooked, this has changed with the introduction of international women’s… Continue reading International Women’s Day (8th March) – A Day That We Celebrate Women
Today, many people want to visit India because of the ‘Incredible India’ commercials that they see on TV which advertise India as an exotic land that is full of must-see charm and history. In fact, India has long been a mystic and spell-binding land that the world has wanted to visit. But who made it… Continue reading Sake Dean Mahomed: A Doctor & Businessman Who Made India World-Famous?
When you hear the word, “Dracula” you probably think about that bloodthirsty undead creature who feasted on human blood. But there is another Dracula. His name was Vlad III Dracula and he was a ruler of what is now Transylvania in Romania. Vlad is most noted for his many accomplishments, many of which are arcane. … Continue reading Did you Know that Dracula had a Castle?
Iran: Though it is a stodgy theocracy with a failing economy now, it has a long and rich history. Once called Persia, it was rich and was the center of culture, education, and trade for centuries. Do you remember the Old Silk Road? Persia has produced many literary geniuses. One of them is Omar Khayyam.… Continue reading Omar Khayyam: Have You Heard of This Famous Poet from Iran?
“The pen is mightier than the sword”. If you are even vaguely familiar with any type of literature, you have heard that phrase before. It was coined in 1839 by a British author named Edward Bulwer-Lytton. However, that phrase is useful in daily life because it is a reference to the many literary geniuses who… Continue reading Here’s a Famous Woman Poet You Have Ever Heard of – Mahadevi Verma
“How does someone dance a nation’s women to freedom?” Well, that is a natural question to ask after you read the title. But you need to know about Mrinalini Sarabhai. She was a classical Indian dancer who used her bodily grace, movements, and her knowledge of dance to raise issues about the serious plight of… Continue reading Did You Know that She Danced a Nation’s Women to Freedom?
“I know something about Bangalore. I have heard that it is a ‘Garden City’ It must be beautiful, but I would love to know more about Bangalore!” Well, here is your answer. Bangalore is currently referred to as Bengaluru! It was one place that British soldiers loved to retreat to when India was a British… Continue reading Did You Know That Bangalore is a Happening Place?
“I wonder if India has any palaces. I think the nation had a lot of kings and princes, so I imagine that must be the case!” The answer to your question is, “Yes, India has lots of palaces, one of which is Mysore Palace!” This article will describe this amazing and historic palace in detail! … Continue reading Have You Heard of Mysore Palace?
“Mount Abu, what and where is that? It kind of reminds me of Aladdin’s monkey Abu in the hit Disney movie Aladdin!” Well, similar names notwithstanding, Mount Abu is a hill station which is located in Rajasthan state’s only mountain range, the Aravalli Range which is in the Pindwara district. Mount Abu borders one of… Continue reading Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Mount Abu