A unique blend of color, rhythm and melody. The Camel Festival
begins with a colourful procession of bedecked camels, Ships-Of-The-Desert,
in the red sandstone backdrop of the Junagarh Fort.
The Indus Valley Civilization existed in between 3000-1500
BC while the earlier Kot Diji cultures, of the pre-Indus period, existed in
the period of approximately 3300-2800 BC. Harappa and the city of Mohenjo-Daro
were the greatest achievements of the Indus valley civilization. These cities
are well known for their impressive, organized and regular layout. more...
Goverment of India
Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India on 15th August
1947 at the head of a Congress government. Nehru governed India until his
death and Lal Bahadur Shastri succeeded him as Prime Minister of India in
History of India
Dating back at least 5000 years, civilization in India has
been a rich and complicated mix of peoples and religions. Harappa and Mohenjodaro
were ancient Indian cities which existed between 3000 to 1500 BC. more...
India is the gourmand’s delight, boasting not one
or two but about as many cuisines as the number of communities. (And anybody
who knows anything about India will tell you that there’s just no counting
the number of communities in this country, just as there’s no counting
the number of stars in the night sky!) It’s all very well to broadly
categorise the foods of India into North Indian and South Indian for the purpose
of simplicity. more...
The Rajput period was an era of chivalry and feudalism.
The Rajputs weakened each other by constant fighting. This allowed the foreigners
(Turks) to embark on victorious campaigns using duplicity and deceit wherever
military strength failed against Rajputs. more...
Vasco da Gama when landed at Calicut, sailing via
the Cape of Good Hope in 1498, marked the beginning of the European era in
Indian history. The Portuguese by the 16th Century had already established
their colony in Goa.s more...