Harappan Sites

  Let us move to the next destination with a spread-out of Harappan sites. Haryana has a number of sites belonging to the Harappan culture that have revealed a great…

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Christmas

Red and green decorations everywhere and the kitchens are full of candies, chocolates and cakes ! Yes it is that time of the year again. It is CHRISTMAS! Most of…

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Indus Valley Civilization
harappa

Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization, an ancient civilization located in Pakistan and northwest India is the earliest known urban culture in the Indian subcontinent. Evidence of religious practices date back to approximately…

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Hanukkah
hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah – also called the ‘Festival of Lights’ (also romanized as Chanukah or Ḥanukah) is an eight day festival which begins on 25 Kislev of the Jewish calendar. It celebrates…

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Neolithic sites of Indian sub-continent
ruins of an old rashtrakuta temple

Neolithic sites of Indian sub-continent

The hunting gathering characteristic in early man started declining towards end of Mesolithic Age and he became more sedentary which saw the establishment of villages. He started domesticating animals and…

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Rashtrakutas
ancient temple

Rashtrakutas

The period from 752-985 CE saw the rise of the Rashtrakuta dynasty in the region of Karnataka. Dantidurga, the founder of the empire, who defeated the Gurjaras and captured Malwa…

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Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, popularly known as ‘Turkey Day’ is a national holiday celebrated in Canada and the United States. It was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding…

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Ancient Universities in India
nalanda university

Ancient Universities in India

Ancient Pushpagiri University Education in ancient India was always given the highest prominence in Indian society since the Vedic period. During these times, Gurukuls and Ashrams formed the centers of…

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Chhat Pooja

Chhath puja is performed on Kartika Shukla Shashthi, which is the sixth day of the month of Kartika. It is a four day long festival celebrated majorly in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand…

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Bhau Beej

  This is the second day of the bright fortnight, Yamadwitiya or Shukla Paksha of the Hindu lunar month of Kartika. It is known by different names in different parts of the country.…

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