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First Public Sector Refinery of India

Guwahati Refinery was set up at Noonmati in Guwahati on January 1, 1962. Guwahati Refinery is the first Public Sector refinery of India and belongs to Indian Oil Corporation Limited. 42 more words


The Conversion of a Zoroastrian Nation Iran, to Islam. A sad story that would make every Iranian cry.

* This article written based on a presentation made by Dr Jahanian made at the 7th World Zoroastrian Congress held in Houston, Texas in Dec. 2000. 2,718 more words


King of kings

He was popularly known as Raja Raja the Great (Raja Raja literally translates to ‘the King of Kings’), is one of the greatest Emperors of India, who ruled between 985 and 1014 CE. 166 more words


Pillars of Ashoka

The pillars of Ashoka are a series of columns dispersed throughout the northern Indian subcontinent. Originally, there must have been many pillars of Ashoka although only ten with inscriptions still survive. 194 more words


Republic Day

Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. 92 more words