Gateway of india


By Abby23
  • History of Ancient India

    History of Ancient India
    The history of ancient India dates back 1700 BC beginning with the Indus Valley Civilization, which flourished in the north-western part of the Indian subcontinent. Indian history can be divided into the three ages namely the Bronze Age civilization, the Iron Age Vedic period were major kingdoms were born and the Golden Age of India which saw the rise of the Gupta empire. After the Gupta Empire, the rule of the Chalukyas, Cholas, Pallavas and Pandyas prevailed during which Hinduism and Buddhism
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
    Gandhi was born into a family of Hindu merchants on October 2, 1869, in Probandar, India. He and his family had little money to spare. Gandhi married at age 13, and, when he turned 19, left India and went to England to study law at the University of London.
  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 27, 1910. At a mere ge of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ and left home at eighteen to serve the Almighty and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (1931 - 1990) , or Osho as he preferred to be called, was one of India's most popular and flamboyant ' export gurus ' and without double the most controversial. He followed no particular religion, tradition or philosophy and his often acerbic criticism and dismissal of various religious and political leaders made him many enemies world over. was his advocacy of sex as a path to enlightenment an approach outraged his Indian critics.
  • War Began with Germany

    War Began with Germany
    The British Indian Empire was declared as a belligerent against the Axis powers by the United Kingdom without consulting prominent Indian leaders. Several leaders of the Indian independence movement, including Mahatma Gandhi, expressed strong opposition against Nazism and Fascism but termed Britain's "war to save democracy" as hypocrisy since it was denying democratic rights and individual liberties to Indians. Additionally, some leaders of the revolutionary Indian independence movement co
  • Demanding of a New Country

    Demanding of a New Country
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah demanded that a new country be formed from India for the Muslims, which would be called Pakistan.
  • India's Independence

    India's Independence
    The country got its independence from Great Britain.
  • India Became Independent

    India Became Independent
    The Independence Day of India is celebrated on the fifteenth of August to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation in 1947.[1] The day is a national holiday in India. All over the country, flag-hoisting ceremonies are conducted by the local administration in attendance. The main event takes place in Delhi, the capital city of India, where the Prime Minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers a nationally televised speech from its rampa
  • Assassination of Gandhi

    Assassination of Gandhi
    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (often called Mahatma Gandhi) was assassinated on 30 January 1948, shot at point-blank range by Nathuram Godse. Since 1934, there had been five unsuccessful attempts to kill Gandhi. Gandhi was outside on the steps of a building where a prayer meeting was going to take place. He was surrounded by a part of his family and some followers when three gunshots killed him.
  • Constituent Assembly Adopted the National Anthem of India

    Constituent Assembly Adopted the National Anthem of India
    National Anthem of India is “Jana-gana-mana”, composed by the great poet Rabindranath Tagore and was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on January 24th 1950. The national flag of India is the Tricolor which has deep saffron color strip at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportions. There is a wheel in the navy blue color in the centre of the white strip, representing the Dharma Chakra.
  • New Indian Constitution

    New Indian Constitution
    1950 26 January: A new Indian Constitution was ratified and Jawaharlal Nehru became the Indian first prime minister
  • Aishwarya Rai

    Aishwarya Rai
    The Queen of Bollywood
    Born on 1st November 1973 in Mangalore, Karnataka this green-blue eyed beauty has captured the hearts of millions. Her tryst with fame began with ad campaigns for many prestigious firms, that brought her into limelight. Aishwarya was an architecture student before she entered modelling as her part time job.
  • India food

    India food
    Indian dishes are special because of the typical Indian herbs and spices used in them. Indian masala dishes, especially the Indian curry is famous all over the world. Indian Hindus and Jains are predominantly vegetarian. Vegetarianism has also served to mould the character of Indian cuisine.
  • Indian Spices

    Indian Spices
    Turmeric, ginger powder, asafetida, coriander, cumin seeds, red chilly powder and black mustard seeds are the main spices used to make most Indian side dishes and dishes. Garam masala is also indispensable to Indian food. Dry spices like clove, cinnamon and cardamom are popularly added to Indian dishes to give them a special flavor and aroma. Malabathrum, coriander, bay leaf and mint leaf are some herbs commonly used to cook Indian food. Curry leaves are mostly used for South Indian cooking.
  • India's National Bird

    India's National Bird
    The national bird of India is peacock (Pavo cristatus). Peacocks had several presences in great Indian mythological epics and folk tales. It has a long neck and a fan-shaped array of feathers. It represents grace, beauty and mysticism. Peacock is considered as sacred and protected by both religious sentiments as well as parliamentary statue.
  • The River Brahmaputra

    The River Brahmaputra
    The River Brahmaputra originating in Tibet is the longest river in India. The river enters India in Arunachal Pradesh and passes through Assam before finally making its way through Bangladesh.
  • The Ganga River

    The Ganga River
    Ganga, the 2nd largest river in India is considered to be the most pious river in the country. River Ganga passes through several important Indian cities and towns including Allahabad, Haridwar, Varanasi Kara, Baharampur, Murshidabad, and Kolkata. The river has several tributaries including River Yamuna which is the only water body near the National Capital- New Delhi. River Chambal, a tributary of Yamuna passes through Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
  • India's Religion

    India's Religion
    Indian citizens are free to follow any religion and faith. Indians worship different Gods in many different ways. Religion with its rituals and philosophy forms the life style of any average individual born and brought up in India. India has also created a platform for many religions from all over the world. However the main religions of India are Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism and Judaism. Over 80% of Indians practice Hinduism, 13.45% of Indians pra
  • Valleys

    The valleys of India, lapped by the mighty Himalayas, constitute a great wonderland for tourists across the world seeking a dose of adventurous sports. These valleys having low density, snow capped peaks and pervading Monastery and Temples make together an amazing locations to be hankered. Some of the most important valleys in India include Spiti Valley, Kangra Valley, Chamba Valley, Damodar Valley and Sutlej Valley which are pervaded in different geographical locations of the country. All of th
  • What India eats

    What India eats
    The earliest Indians, the Harappans, probably ate mainly wheat and rice and occasionally cows, pigs, sheep, and goats, and chicken. Rice and chicken seem to have come from Thailand, and wheat and sheep from West Asia. Some of the wheat was made into stews or soups, and some into flat breads called chapatis. Indian people also ate sugar cane, which grew naturally in India. After the arrival of the Aryans, Indian people kept on eating about the same as before, but with the addition of lentils, whi