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Campaigns of Mahmud of Ghazni in India: A Complete Overview

Feb 20, 2017

Mahmud was the son of Subuktigin and his policy of conquest brought him in India just like his father who had extended his kingdom beyond the Indus after a reign of 20 years. He was a brilliant general and a mighty conqueror. He led as many as 17 expeditions into India during the years 1000-1206. Out of these the one against the temple of Somnath in 1025 AD was the most important as it gave Mahmud a vast treasure.

List of Important Places Associated with Chola Administration

Feb 20, 2017

The emergence of the Chola power from obscurity, its rise to an important position and its conflicts, first with the Rashtrakutas from beyond the Tungabhadra and later with their successor, the Chalukyas of Kalyani, form the dominant features of the history of South India in the period 850 AD- 1200 AD. Here, we are giving the brief outline of the places which are associated with the Chola Administration.

Ghazi Attack of 1971: Untold Story of India-Pakistan Naval War

Feb 17, 2017

The PNS Ghazi was the naval submarine, which was used in the naval battle of India-Pakistan Naval War of 1971 during the Bangladesh liberation war and hence popularly known as "Ghazi Attack". It was deployed in East-Pakistan ashore (which is now in Bangladesh east coast) to locate INS Vikrant and to destroy the Indian Eastern Command base of Visakhapatnam.

List of Important Rajput Kingdoms, Capital and Founder

Feb 6, 2017

The emergence of Rajputs was the outcomes of the death of Harshavardhana and the breakup of Pratihara Empire. They dominated the Indian political scene nearly 500 years from the 7th century. They belong to the patrilineal clans of the Indian subcontinent. They rule over Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar as warriors, entrepreneurs, and zamindar (land owners).

First in the World: A Complete List

Dec 30, 2016

A complete list of ‘First in the World’ which is composed of all those human exploration and adventures, expeditions, discoveries and inventions which were made first time by any human being. It will help the aspirants to enhance their general knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam".

Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 8, 2016

Medieval History of Bihar is commemorated with the foreign invasion and dynasty that ruined the glory Bihar. Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty and Mughal Dynasty.

List of the famous personalities of Bihar

Dec 6, 2016

Bihar is a land of many extraordinary people whose work and contributions have strongly influenced the course of events of the history of Bihar. Nationalist, writers, poets, artists, musicians, theatre artist, all have their fair share of contribution to the land. Here, we are briefly outline the major contribution of some great personalities which will help the aspirants who are preparing for the State PSC Examinations like BPSC.

Ancient History of Bihar

Nov 26, 2016

The Ancient History of Bihar extends to the very dawn of human civilization and also associated with the advent of earliest myths and legends of Sanatana Dharma. Here, we are giving the complete study material of ‘Ancient Bihar History’ that will be ease the journey of aspirants to crack the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state level examinations.

Summary on Buddhism: Teaching of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

Nov 23, 2016

Buddhism was atheistic in nature and accompanied by cosmic rise and fall. It never questioned on the existence of God but they believe that there is nothing like supernatural of different form man except in their greater happiness and power. Here, we are sharing summary of Buddhism that will help the aspirant to learn- what is Buddhism, teaching of Buddha, how it spread and its contribution on the Indian culture.

Summary on Jainism: Teaching of Mahavira | Spread of Jainism

Nov 23, 2016

Jainism made tremendous impact on the orthodox religious practices through heterodox sects. It advocated the interests of the people in a simple, short and intelligible way of salvation. Here, we are sharing the summary on Jainism along with the teaching of Mahavira and how it spread that will be very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

Summary of the Vedic Age: Polity | Society | Position of Women

Nov 18, 2016

Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda, the Brahamanas, the Aranyakas, Upanishads and Vedangas are most important sources of knowledge about Aryans and Vedic period. Here, we are giving the “Summary of the Vedic Age: Polity | Society | Position of Women” which is very useful for the aspirants who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary on the Dynasties of Sangam Age

Nov 11, 2016

Sangam Age was started from 3rd century to 4th century BC and it is called Sangam because age was referred to the Sangam academies of poets and scholars. Here, we are sharing the summary on the Dynasties of Sangam Age which very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

List of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses

Nov 11, 2016

The Vedic People personified the natural forces and looked upon them as living beings to which they gave human or animal attributes. Here, we are giving the list of Rig Vedic Gods & Goddesses which very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

Summary on the Rise and Growth of Magadha Empire

Oct 19, 2016

The Magadha Empire came into existence when the four Mahajanpada- Magadha, Kosala, Vatsa and Avanti engaged in the struggle for the supremacy from the 6th Century BC to 4th Century BC. Ultimately, Magadha emerged as the most powerful and prosperous kingdom in the North India. Here, we are giving the summary on the Rise and Growth of Magadha Empire for the quick revision that helps the aspirants in the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of the Important Republics during Sixth Century India

Oct 7, 2016

The Gupta Dynasty came into power in 275 AD. Their origin is obscure. The first two kings of this dynasty- Srigupta and Gatotkacha were satisfied with the title of Maharaja. Here, we are sharing the name of titles adopted by the Gupta Kings as revision capsule in list-form which will be very helpful to those who are preparing for Government jobs.

List of the Titles adopted by Gupta Kings

Oct 7, 2016

The Gupta Dynasty came into power in 275 AD. Their origin is obscure. The first two kings of this dynasty- Srigupta and Gatotkacha were satisfied with the title of Maharaja. Here, we are sharing the name of titles adopted by the Gupta Kings as revision capsule in list-form which will be very helpful to those who are preparing for Government jobs.

Sufi Movement in India: A Detailed Summary

Oct 6, 2016

The term Sufi derived from Arabic word Safa which has two distinct meaning - One who wear woollen clothes; and Symbolises purity and sacredness. The Sufi Mysticism is associated with the liberal interpretation of Quran called Tarikat. Shariat is the conservative interpretation of Quran. It is believes that Haq (God) and Khalaq (Soul) are the same.

List of Taxes levied during Gupta Period

Oct 5, 2016

Ancient Indian made immense contributions in Science and Technology. Here, we are giving the summary of the important facts related to the Ancient Indian contribution in Science & Technology which will helps the aspirants in the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Facts of Ancient India: Science & Technology

Oct 5, 2016

Ancient Indian made immense contributions in Science and Technology. Here, we are giving the summary of the important facts related to the Ancient Indian contribution in Science & Technology which will helps the aspirants in the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

The Gupta Empire: A Detailed Summary

Oct 4, 2016

The Gupta Empire is referred to as the Golden Age of India because of the extensive inventions and discoveries in science, technology, engineering, art, dialectic, literature, logic, mathematics, astronomy, religion and philosophy that illuminated the elements of Hindu Culture. Here is the summary of the Gupta Empire which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Summary of Indus Valley Civilization (Harappa Civilization)

Sep 27, 2016

Indus Valley Civilization is one of the four earliest civilizations (Mesopotamian or Sumerian Civilization, Egyptian Civilization and Chinese Civilization) of the world. Here, we are giving is the “Summary of Indus Valley Civilization (Harappa Civilization)” which will be very helpful for the aspirants who are preparing for competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

List of Archaeological Finding & Evidences | Prehistoric & Indus Valley Civilisation

Sep 22, 2016

The Archaeological theory is based on the interpretation of evidences and findings during excavation for a better understanding of human cultures. Here, we are giving the list of Archaeological Finding & Evidences of the Prehistoric & Indus Valley Civilisation which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of the Poets in the Courts of the Kings in Ancient India

Sep 20, 2016

The poets and writers were the centre of attraction of the court of Kings and dynasties because they shaped the court’s environment humanly through ornamented poetry & prose.  Here, we are giving the list of the Poets in the Courts of the Kings in Ancient India that will be helpful for the candidates of various competitive examinations as well those readers interested in the cultural heritage of India.

List of Ancient Historical monuments in India and their builders

Sep 19, 2016

Art is a valuable heritage in the culture of a people. When we speak about art then we generally assumed as visual arts- architecture, sculpture and painting. Here, we are giving the list of Ancient Historical monuments in India and their builders which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of the Ancient Indian Scholars and their Patrons

Sep 16, 2016

Ancient Indian literature has been influence by many renowned scholars. They were the kings, the saints and sages, mathematicians and people with the knowledge of art and literature. Here, we are giving the list of the Ancient Indian Scholars and their Patrons which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of the Books and Authors in Ancient India

Sep 15, 2016

The Harappan people knew how to write; unfortunately, their script has not been deciphered. But the literary tradition of India clearly goes back to more than 300 years, Sanskrit dominated, first in its Vedic and later in its classical form. Here, we are giving the list of the books and authors in Ancient India which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Battles And Wars In India: List 1

Sep 6, 2016

The battle and war is an act of fighting; any contest or struggle in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. Moreover, some battles did change the political scenario of the corresponding period.

List of Temples Built during the Chola Period

Aug 29, 2016

The Great Living Chola Temples were built by kings of the Chola Empire, which stretched over all of south India and the neighbouring islands. The site includes three great 11th- and 12th-century Temples: Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram, the Brihadisvara Temple at Gangaikondacholisvaram and the the Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur.

List of Rock Edicts (Minor & Major) and Pillar Edicts

Aug 11, 2016

Rock Edicts were basically decoding of practical instructions in running kingdom such as the irrigation systems design and descriptions of Monarchs beliefs in peaceful moral behaviour. These edicts were deciphered by the British archaeologist and historian James Prinsep.

Do you know the History of Tea

Aug 10, 2016

History of tea drinking dates back to 750 BC. In India generally tea is grown in North-Eastern part and the Nilgiri Hills. Tea is also known by the name of Chai and everywhere in India it is famous, you will see it in various tea stalls and railway platforms etc and is easily available. Today India is the largest producer of tea in the world.

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