Early Aryan Settlements

India as is well known derives its name from the Sindhu (Indus), and the earliest civilization of this country of which we have any definite trace had its cradle in the valley of the same river. Some say that the earliest civilization that evolved in this valley is...

Non-Aligned Movement

The post Second World War period witnessed an era of awakening and rise of political and nationalist aspirations of subjugated people over the world. The centuries old phenomenon of colonialism started crumbling. Many new independent states came into existence in Asia...

The U.S. Civil War

The USA came into being in A.D. 1783 when it shook off the yoke of England. As a new country she had to face many problems. One of them, perhaps the most difficult one, was the Civil War which broke out in A.D. 1861 between the northern and the southern states of...

Advent Of The Dutch To Ancient India

Capturing India The great success of the Portugal due to her eastern trade was a reason good enough to lure the Dutch to step into this domain. With a view to get direct access to the spice markets in South – East Asia, the Dutch undertook several voyages from 1596...
History of Calendars

History of Calendars

A world without calendars would surely be a topsy-turvy place. It is hard even to imagine a world without calendars. Had there been a world devoid of calendars, there would be no way of keeping track of the weeks, months or years as they went past, or of anything else...