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Exploring a Nomadic Scholar Xuanzang and his Journey from China to India

Xuanzang (Chinese: 玄奘; fl. c. 602 – 664) was a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveller, and translator who travelled to India in the...

Undefeated Peshwa: Bajirao I

Bajirao I was the Peshwa (Prime Minister) to the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati (Emperor) Shahu. A courageous warrior, he is credited with expanding the Maratha...

A Humble Mathematician: Antoine Deparcieux

Antoine Deparcieux (28 October 1703 – 2 September 1768) was a French mathematician. He was born at Clessous in the Portes, department of Gard....

The Greatest King of South India: Krishnadevaraya

Krishnadevaraya was a prominent ruler of the Vijayanagara Empire of South India. As the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire,...

Remembering Jodocus Hondius: A Pioneer Cartographer with a Legacy

Jodocus Hondius, a Dutch cartographer and engraver, was born Oct. 14, 1563. Hondius started out in Holland, moved to London for a while, and...

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam – The Missile Man of India

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, a name which does not require any kind of introduction. Popularly, he was known as the Missile Man of India. His...

Kamini Roy: An activist par excellence

Kamini Roy was a Bengali social activist and India's first woman honours graduate. Google has dedicated a doodle on her 155th birth anniversary. Kamini Roy was...

R.K. Narayan- the Greatest Indian Writer Ever!

Today we bow down and celebrate the life of a very talented son of Bharat Mata, R.K. Narayan. When R. K. Narayan died, in...

Complete Journey of Major Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand is widely considered to be the best hockey player of all time. His goal scoring ability was phenomenal and the opposition defenders were...

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