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Mariam-uz-Zamani urf Jodha Bai - Queen Mother of Hindustan

Mariam-uz-Zamani Begum, also known as Heer Kunwari, Hira Kunwari, Harka Bai or Jodha Bai, (October 1,1542 – May 19, 1623) was an Empress of the Mughal Empire. 167 more words


800 Hundred Years Ago!

It is the weekend and how about a little history that you probably never heard?

This year the world is celebrating the signing of the Magna Carta, 800 years ago…..we all have learned that simple date and fact in every world history class and political science class we have ever taken, right? 28 more words


Akbar's Navratans

The Mughal ruler Akbar, despite his illiteracy, was a great lover of the artists and intellectuals. His passion for knowledge and interest in learning from great minds attracted him to men of genius to his court, known as the nine courtiers of Emperor Akbar or Navratnas: 26 more words


Kiran Bedi is First Woman IPS, who is First Woman IAS?

Isha Basant Joshi (born 31 December 1908) was born Isha Basant Mukand and published books under the name of Esha Joshi. She was the first woman to be accepted as an officer in the Indian Administrative Service in Independent India. 57 more words


Ranji Trophy and English Team Player

The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between teams representing regional cricket associations.

The competition is named after England and Sussex cricketer Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji (Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, also known as “Ranji”) 138 more words


Oldest Shopping Mall in India

Spencer Plaza is a shopping mall located on Anna Salai in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, and is one of the modern landmarks of the city. Originally built during the period of the British Raj and reconstructed in 1985 on the site of the original Spencer’s departmental store, it is the oldest shopping mall in India and one of the biggest shopping malls in South Asia when it was built. 34 more words


Indian Railways

Indian Railways is an Indian state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world’s largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km (71,000 mi) of track over a route of 65,436 km (40,660 mi) and 7,172 stations. 88 more words