Prithviraj and Sanyogita: A royal love saga from the 12th-century

Prithviraj And Sanyogita

The love saga of Chauhan ruler Prithviraj and Kannauj princess Sanyogita has not been told for centuries. The 12th-century love saga, which was memorialized by court poet Chand Bardai in his epic poem Prithviraj Raso, was not compared with the love sagas of Sohni-Maliwal and Heer-Ranjha. The romance was not highlighted anywhere except the comic book series Amar Chitra Katha and historical TV serial Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan. The romance was not highlighted because it was a saga in the time of war. Prithviraj Chauhan or Prithviraja III…

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ZUNHEBOTO: The Land of Headhunters

The Land of Headhunters

Zunheboto is a town in Nagaland which is situated at the height of 1313 meters above sea level and known for natural beauty. Inhabited by the Sumi Naga tribe, this city was built on the top of rolling hills. Baptist Church in Zunheboto is the largest church in Asia. The people are living in this city experience Snowfall very occasionally. December to February is the coldest season. However, the people living in this city experience in heavy rainfall during the summer season. Doyang, Dikhu (Nanga), Tizu, Langki, and Horki are…

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CHANDIGARH: INDIA’S FIRST PLANNED CITY

Chandigarh Tech Park

Bordered by Punjab to the west and Haryana to the east, Greater Chandigarh or Chandigarh capital region includes Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Kharar, Kurali, and Zirakpur. Globally acknowledged for its sustainable design, it is one of the early planned cities in post-independent India. Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier had prepared the master plan of this city. It is high in the economy, and it has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country. Known to be the home to the home to the Harappans 8000 years ago, Chandigarh covers an…

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BENGALURU – THE SILICON VALLEY OF INDIA

Silicon Valley of India

Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, is the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. The megacity is positioned on the Deccan Plateau and has an elevation of over 900 million. Marāthās conquered Bangalore in 1638 and ruled it for almost 50 years. The Mughals then captured it and sold to the Mysore Kingdom of the Wadiyar Dynasty. After they had conquered the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1799), the British started managing the administration of this city. It, however, existed as a nominally sovereign entity of the…

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GORAKHPUR

Gorakhpur

Anciently the historical city of Gorakhpur consisted of Basti, Nepal Tarai, Deoria, and Azamgarh. It was called Gorakhpur Janpad. Since its inception, this great city had been an important centre of Aryan civilization and culture. In the 6th century BC, this ancient city was an integral part of the reputed, well-known and extremely famous Kingdom of Koshal, which was one of the 16 Mahajanpadas. Historical and cultural significance Since its inception, the ancient city of Gorakhpur has been a centre of historical and cultural significance. The Nawab of Avadh transferred…

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AJMER – THE HOLIEST CITY OF RAJASTHAN

The historic city of Ajmer is famous as a pilgrim destination for Muslims. It is situated on the foothills of Taragarh Hill and flanked by beautiful Aravali Mountains on all its sides. This place is a perfect place to witness an amalgamation of Hindu culture with rich Sufi traditions. The holy city of Ajmer has been ruled by various rulers ranging from Chauhans to British to Mughals. It is one of the reasons why this city influences all these cultures in the current lifestyle and traditions. This post will discuss…

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VARANASI – THE SPIRITUAL CAPITAL OF INDIA

Varanasi

Varanasi holds the same significance to Hindus as Mecca is to Muslims and Jerusalem is to Christians. It is essential to understand that the Hindu faith has entitled seven cities as the holiest, which are also known as Sapta Puri. These cities include Dwarka, Kanchipuram, Ayodhya, Haridwar, Mathura, Ujjain and Varanasi. Popularly known as many Hindu philosophers as the religious or spiritual home of India, this city is positioned on the bank of Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi gets its name from two holy water bodies located in Uttar Pradesh,…

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LUCKNOW – THE CITY OF TEHZEEB, KABABS, AND NAWABS

THE CITY OF TEHZEEB, KABABS, AND NAWABS

Fondly known as the city of Tehzeeb (culture) or the City of Nawabs, the capital of Uttar Pradesh has derived its name from Lakshman, younger brother of Lord Ram, according to popular belief. It is believed that Lord Rama had ordered Lakshman to establish a town that today is known as Lucknow. In addition to being called “City of Nawabs”, this city is also known among historians as Shiraz-i-Hind, the golden city of the east, and The Constantinople of India. The dance forms and musical traditions of this culturally vibrant…

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FARMERS’ SUICIDE: WHAT HAVE CHANGED IN THESE YEARS

As the government of India has completed four years, it is appropriate for us to look back at the promises made by the government in their manifesto. Before our prime minister assumed his office, the expectations of the farmers in India were soaring. He asked the farmers in the year 2013 to donate their used farm-implements to build the statue of unity in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is an excellent idea that helped him to connect with the farmers of India. Promises made to the Indian Farmers…

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INDIA NEED TO TAKE A SWIFT IN PROMOTING ITS RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

INDIA NEED TO TAKE A SWIFT IN PROMOTING ITS RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

The petroleum products such as diesel and petrol have become an essential part of our lives. Without these products, it is impossible for us to imagine even a day. Recently, the prices of these products are skyrocketing and after nearly two weeks of the rise in the prices of these products by various petroleum company, the price was decreased by “1” Paisa. The rise in the price of diesel and petrol will eventually affect the lives of millions of people living in India. It will paralyze the already-burdened people of…

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