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National Mathematics Day

Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. 148 more words


ON THIS DAY in the History | Facts You Can't Live Without | May 22nd

We thought this would be a fun little topic to cover in what really happened on each day.


Wars of the Roses: At the First Battle of St Albans, Richard, Duke of York, defeats and captures King Henry VI of England. 2,516 more words

Tamil was official language of Haryana

Tamil is official language of Tamil Nadu. But it was also second official language of Haryana for more than 40 years.

When Haryana was formed in 1969, then Chief Minister of state, Bansi Lal made Tamil as second official language of Haryana. 67 more words


World's tallest monolithic statue of the Buddha

The Buddha Statue of Hyderabad is a monolith located in India. It is the world’s tallest monolith of Gautama Buddha.

Rama Rao chose to depict Gautama Buddha because “he was a humanitarian who told the whole truth to the people. 111 more words


SHOWCASE -- If I Only Had A Time Machine

I am really enjoying this random search each day for a blog to showcase. It is giving me the chance to browse through blogs that I’ve only had the chance to visit a couple of times recently. 517 more words


India's first woman photojournalist

Homai Vyarawalla (9 December 1913 – 15 January 2012), commonly known by her pseudonym “Dalda 13,” was India’s first woman photojournalist. In 2011, she was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the Republic of India. 170 more words


India - Fastest Continent

As per Geology, India is entirely contained on the Indian Plate, a major tectonic plate that was formed when it split off from the ancient continent Gondwanaland (ancient landmass, consisting of the southern part of the supercontinent of Pangea). 187 more words