“Ice Man” or “Glacier Man” of India, Mr Chewang Norphel

Ladakh, a cold desert at an altitude of 3,000-3,500 metres above sea level, has a low average annual rainfall rate of 50mm. Therefore, glaciers are the only source of water. 80 percent of Ladakh's population depends on farming, which is completely dependent on snow & glacier melt. Because of global warming, the glaciers are receding... Continue Reading →

Bullet Banna Temple – Temple of Royal Enfield Bullet

There is a temple in Rajasthan where people worship motorcycle. Yes a Motorcycle; Royal Enfield 350. The temple is known as "Om Bana" or "Bullet Banna Temple" and is located 50 kilometres away from Jodphur on the Pali-Jodhpur highway, near Chotila village. And the story goes like this: In 1988, Om Banna (formerly known as... Continue Reading →

BSF – The largest border guarding force in the world.

The Border Security Force (BSF) is responsible for guarding India's land borders during peacetime and prevent trans-border crimes. BSF has an extensive intelligence network to support these missions. The BSF was established on 01 December 1965, following Pakistani intrusions in the Rann of Kutch With more than 2.50 Lakh strong Force, it has the status... Continue Reading →

Guinness World Records establishes official presence in India

Guinness World Records has appointed a dedicated India-based official in response to the country's phenomenal interest in world records. In 2011, India made the third greatest number of record applications to Guinness World Records - behind only U.S. and United Kingdom. Applications from India have grown nearly 400% in the past five years and number... Continue Reading →

Longest Poem in the world

Though it has been around for more than 2,000 years, the Mahabharata unfailingly surprises, with its imaginative density and narrative complexity. First of all, there is the coherent framing device, sustained for the entirety of the poem: a series of recessed narrators tell the story and signal its telling. The longest epic poem in the world... Continue Reading →

Day to Day things which are invented in india

1. Buttons Buttons were first used in Mohenjo-daro for ornamental purpose rather than for fastening. They were first used in the Indus Valley Civilization by 2000 BCE. 2. Chess Chess developed out of Chaturanga, which is an ancient strategy board game developed during the Gupta Empire in India around the 6th century AD. Now you know... Continue Reading →

Doy you know that India is the birth place of current day technology?

Indian inventions and discoveries have been instrumental in shaping the face of the current modern world. We picked up 11 such interesting findings out of a whole bunch that will make you go, “I didn’t know that”. 1. Prefabricated home and movable structure In 16th century Mughal India, during the reign of Akbar, the first prefabricated... Continue Reading →

Facts about India that Indians are generally unaware of

Around a 100 million years ago, India was an island. India gave the world Yoga, that has existed for more than 5,000 years. Takshila is said to be the first every university in the world; it started around 700 BC. Varanasi is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today. 5. India has more... Continue Reading →

Facts About The Indian Armed Forces That’ll Make You Respect Them

The Indian Armed Forces, consisting of the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard are India’s shield and sword, which keep our interests safe, our enemies at bay and the people of our country secure and free. They are respected and adored for their valor and sense of... Continue Reading →

Shocking facts about ancient India

Sex was not considered a taboo in ancient India. People talked about it freely. Sanatan dharma is the path which Indians follow. It was not limited to any particular gender - male or female. It gave men and women equal opportunities in all fields of life. During the reign of Chandragupta Maurya, in the Gupta... Continue Reading →

Most Bizarre day to day things banned in India

India is known for its diverse culture and traditions and it’s also known for preserving them well. India has recently been on the forefront of unusual bans with the Government banning whatever goes against their cultural and religious norms In fact, 2015 has actually been dubbed the “Year of Bans” due to the subsequent number... Continue Reading →

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