Relations between Ancient Rome and India Rome traded with India via Persia and Anatolia. Overland caravans were mainly used for trading spices and incense. Another route for trading via the Red Sea was later used after Augustus conquered Egypt during the period 30BCE and around the initial period of the
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Aurangzeb Aurangzeb the third son of Princess Arjumand Bano Begam of Persia and Prince Khurram was born on November 4, 1618. His mother was better known as Mumtaz Mahal termed as the ‘Beloved Jewel Of The Palace’ which gave inspiration to Shah Jahan to construct the Taj Mahal later on.
Analysis of 'Remembrance' by Emily Bronte Background Analysis of 'Remembrance' by Emily Bronte - The Bronte sisters, Emily and Charlotte, are without parallels in English literature. Daughters of an impoverished clergyman, they overcame privations and death of siblings to produce works that have stood the test of time. For women
Dinesh Gupta or Dinesh Chandra Gupta (December 6, 1911 – July 7, 1931) was a Bengal revolutionary, born in Josholong in Munshiganj District, Bangladesh. He fought against the colonial rule of the British. At the Calcutta session of the INC – Indian National Congress, he joined a group organized by
How The Social Life Set Up By Aryans Is Still Seen In India The vedic culture was the core of the ancient civilization that existed in India. Many of the researchers and historians have admired the contents of the Vedas not only in India, but abroad as well. Achievements
The Rule Of Emperor Aurangzeb As far as Mughal rule is concerned, many of the Mughal historical characters are seen as enlightened and great leaders while some of them have been considered as tyrants who were rather ruthless. One controversial Mughal ruler is the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir. He ruled
Ananta Singh (December 1, 1903 – January 25, 1979) was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. In 1930, this Indian revolutionary participated in the armoury raid in Chittagong. He found the Revolutionary Communist Council of India, a far-left radical communist group later. While studying in the Chittagong Municipal School, he met Surya
Dr. Kotnis – India’s Son Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis (Dr.Kotnis) was born on 10th October 1910 in Solapur, Maharashtra State in India. He was born to a lower middle class Marathi family. He had five sisters and two brothers and studied medicine at Mumbai’s Sheth G.S.Medical College. He died on 9th
Bhagat Singh the Indian revolutionary and socialist is also known as Shaheed Bhagat Singh (September 27, 1907 – March 23 1931). In the context of the independence movement in India, he was a very influential revolutionary. Bhagat Singh gained prominence in the Hindustani Socialistic Republican Association. A Sikh Jat by
Durgawati Devi (October 7, 1907 – October 15, 1999) was an Indian freedom fighter and revolutionary. This Bengali woman was one of the few revolutionaries who as a woman participated actively against the British rulers. She was member of the Naujawan Bharat Sabha and HSRA – Hindustan Socialist Republican Association.
Chittaranjan Das (November 5, 1879 – June 16, 1925) famously known as Deshbandhu, ‘Friend of the Nation’ was born in Kolkata. He was a prominent Indian lawyer, politician and activitist in the Indian National Movement. In the period when British occupied India, he founded and led the Swaraj Party in
How The Culture Set Up By Aryans Is Still Seen In India When the Aryan civilization came to an end, not much physical evidence was left behind by them. Archeological monuments and great buildings were not constructed by them. The ancient civilization of the Hindu-Aryans is based mainly on the
The Aryans were responsible in bringing in Vedic religion to India from the homelands they originally had. They worshipped nature mostly. Religion in ancient India was basically a union in polytheistic form of religious practices and deities of the Aryans and the Dravidians who were conquered by them. Through architecture,
Chandra Shekhar Azad (July 23, 1906 – February 27, 1931) popularly known as Azad, ‘The Free’ was an Indian revolutionary, born in Bhavra village in Aliraipur District in Madhya Pradesh. As a 15 year old student he joined the Non-Cooperation Movement launched by Mohandas K. Gandhi and was arrested. He
Binoy Basu or Binoy Krishna Basu (September 11, 1908 – December 13, 1930) born in Rohitbhog village in Munshiganj District, Bikrampur. Also known as Binoy Bose, this Bengal freedom fighter was well known for launching an attack on the Secretariat Building – the Writers’ Building in Dalhousie Square in Kolkata.
Badal Gupta (1912 – December 8, 1930) was a Bengali revolutionary nationalist born in Purba village in Bikrampur region of Dhaka. Sudhir Gupta, was his original name. He fought against the British rule in the process to free India. A school teacher, named Nikunja Sen in Banaripara school of Bikrampur
Baikuntha Shukla (1907 -1934) born in Jalalpur village, in Muzaffarpur District, was an Indian revolutionary and nationalist. He had his early education at this village and later took up a teaching job in a primary school. He was the nephew of Yogendra Shukla and one of the founders of the
Ganesh Ghosh (June 22, 1900 – October 16, 1994) was an Indian independence activist from Bengal. This Bengali politician and revolutionary was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh. After completing education at the Bengal Technical Institute in Calcutta, he became a Chittagong Jugantar party member and along with Surya Sen and other
Batukeshwar Dutt (November 18, 1910 – July 20, 1965) also known as B.K.Dutt, Mohan and Battu, was born in Oari, Purba Bardhaman West Bengal. He was part for the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association and Naujawan Bharat Sabha. He is well known in the Indian freedom struggle as a fighter and
Ganesh Damodar Savarkar born on June 13, 1879, was born in Bhagur. He was also known as Baburao Savarkar in the Independence movement in India. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and Narayan Damodar Savarkar both revolutionaries too, were his brothers. Ganesh, a patriot of the first order, was an Indian nationalist and