Revolutionary Freedom Fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma

Revolutionary Freedom Fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma: The Prime Minister paid tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma on his birth anniversary (4th October). Shyamji Krishna Varma was born on 4th October, 1857 in Mandvi town of Kachchh district of Gujarat. He was an expert in Sanskrit and other languages. His deep knowledge of the […]

Lord Nataraj

Lord Nataraj: As many as 157 artefacts and antiquities were handed over to the Prime Minister by the United States including a bronze Nataraj figure. The list has a diverse set of items bas-relief panel of Revanta in sandstone made in the 10th century, 56 terracotta pieces, several bronze figurines and copper objects, among others […]

Shankhalipi Inscriptions

Shankhalipi Inscriptions On The stairs On An Ancient Temple:   Archeologists have found ‘shankhalipi’ inscriptions on the stairs on an ancient temple dating back to the Gupta period in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district. The inscriptions mention ‘Sri Mahendraditya’, the title of Kumaragupta I of the Gupta dynasty. Two decorative pillars close to one another, with […]

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone for Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh. It will provide affiliation to 395 colleges of the Aligarh division. Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh Born in a royal family on December 1, 1886 in Hathras, Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh was a freedom […]

128th Anniversary Of Chicago Address Of Swami Vivekananda

128th Anniversary Of Chicago Address Of Swami Vivekananda: On September 11, 1893, Swami Vivekananda delivered his famed speech at the ‘Parliament of the World’s Religions’, garnering a full two minute standing ovation and the moniker of ‘cyclonic monk of India’ . This year marked the 128th anniversary of the historic Chicago Address of Swami Vivekananda. […]

Who Was Subramaniya Bharathiyar?

Subramaniya Bharathiyar: Vice-President recently paid homage to Subramania Bharati to mark the death centenary of the poet and freedom fighter. About Subramaniya Bharathi: Born on 11th December 1882, in Ettayapuram village of Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu. He was a poet, freedom fighter and social reformer from Tamil Nadu. He was known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar. […]