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Historical Places

India is a land of rich history and culture, with a vast array of historical sites to see. From the ancient ruins of lost civilizations to the magnificent temples, forts and palaces, India is a treasure trove of historical wonders. Explore the many historical places to see in India, from the well-known tourist destinations to […]

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Chola Empire

Summary Southern India’s ancient history is quite interesting but literally unknown and deserves a closer look. This post provides an informative look into the history and cultural legacy of the Chola Empire, highlighting its lasting impact on South India and Southeast Asia. It delves into the Cholas’ impressive military and economic power, which allowed them […]

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The British Raj

Summary The British colonial rule in India endured for over two centuries, from the 17th to the 20th century, leaving behind a legacy of immense exploitation and oppression. During this period, the British Empire extracted vast amounts of wealth from India, while inflicting significant damage to the country’s economy and society. The consequences of the […]

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Why India?

What regions were part of India? Around 5000 to 7500 years ago, the Indian subcontinent witnessed the rise of several ancient civilizations and cultures. The most notable civilization of this time was the Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization, which was one of the world’s earliest urban civilizations. The Indus Valley Civilization […]

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A Spicy Business!

Spices were big business back in the day! And business was booming. We are talking about ancient times here, not like a few years ago. Read below to learn all about the ancient spice trade and how far and wide the Indian spices were in demand. Once you read this – it should become clear […]

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