5000 years old stepwell found in dholavira, gujrat, india

5,000 years old stepwell discovered

A  5,000 years old stepwell has been discovered in one of the largest Harappan cities, Dholavira, in Kutch. Dating back to bronze age, the site represents the largest, grandest, and the best furnished ancient water reservoir discovered so far in the...

/ 2014-10-08
largest Harappan Site Rakhigarhi

Rakhigarhi is now largest Harappan site

Rakhigarhi is a village in Hisar District in the state of Haryana in India, around 150 kilometers from Delhi. Spread over 350 hectares, this nondescript village is biggest Indus valley Civilisation site in the world, a city that was much larger...

/ 2014-10-07
Stone_Erections_of_Willong_Khullen

Stonehenge of Manipur

Located at a distance of 39 kilometers from the Maram Village in Manipur, Willong Khullen is characterized by its numerous stone erections which are similar to the Stonehenge. The tallest of the stones are as high as 7 meters and...

/ 2014-10-02
Rammancha temple

The pyramidal Ras Mancha Temple

RasMancha is a pyramid like building located at Bishnupur, West Bengal, India.The name Rasmancha implies ‘a stage for dances’. The massive building was built in between the years of 1557 – 1600 A.D. by Malla King, Vir Hambir to celebrate...

/ 2014-09-30
Red rain kerala

Mystery of Red Rain in India

The Kerala red rain phenomenon was a blood rain (red rain) event that occurred from 25 July to 23 September 2001, when heavy downpours of red-coloured rain fell sporadically on the southern Indian state of Kerala, staining clothes pink. Yellow,...

/ 2014-09-18
30,000 years old Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

30,000 years old Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

The Bhimbetka rock shelters are the collection of 750 rock shelters from which 500 are inwrought by the paintings. Situated in the Raisen District of Madhya Pradesh of India, these Stone Age rock paintings are around 30,000 years old. It...

/ 2014-09-15
Ajanta Caves

The Mysterious Ajanta Caves

The Ajanta Caves are a series Buddhist cave temples in Maharashtra, India. Dating back to 2nd century BC the Ajanta caves preserve some of the best masterpieces of Buddhist art in India. Many visitors explore the Ajanta Caves in conjunction...

/ 2014-09-14
Takshashila - Worlds oldest UniversitY

Takshashila – Worlds oldest University

India has a long and venerable history in the field of higher education. In ancient times, the country was known to have been home to the oldest formal universities in the world. More than 2700 years back a huge university...

/ 2014-09-09
Nalanda University

Ancient Nalanda University of India

Nalanda University was an ancient centre of learning in India. Established in the 5th century AD by Gupta Kings, Nalanda University was among the first great universities in recorded history, pre-dating such institutions of higher learning like Al-Azhar in Egypt...

/ 2014-09-03
Vijay Stambh - Tower of Victory

Vijay Stambh – Tower of Victory in Rajasthan

Vijay Stambha or Tower of Victory is one of the most famous monuments of India and is an important tourist attraction of Rajasthan.  Located in Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan, India, Tower of Victory was constructed by Mewar king Rana Kumbha...

/ 2014-09-01