The first adhesive postage stamp was issued in Britain 150 years ago. It was a small, square piece of paper, black in colour and showing the Queen’s head and postage of one penny. This stamp is popularly known as “Penny Black”.
Asian Games, with motto “Ever Onward” are the sports festival for three billion Asians for ensuring cooperation and fraternity in sports. Conducted under the banner of Asian Games Foundation, the games are held every four years to bring youth of this continent together with the message “Friendship, Fraternity for ever”.
Bhakta Kanakadas (1488-1578) was a mystic, saint and singer of Karnataka. The son of Beerapa, a ‘danayaka’ (army chief) who controlled 78 villages, and Bachamma, he learnt the arts of war and administration. Succeeding his father at the age of seventeen,
On the first day of December, 1965 the BSF came into existence as a unique Force-a band of committed, trained, quality men to police the borders of our country. This nucleolus of fine men has grown steadily into India’s premier Para-military Force, dedicated to the defence and security of the Nation.
The International Women’s Year and Women’s Decade, 1978-85, were responsible for sensitizing the world opinion to the need for elimination of gender discrimination. Efforts to ensure equality of men and women flow from the past traditions of our culture and have been strengthened by the sacrifices made by women during the freedom struggle.
Chaudhary Charan Singh, former Prime Minister of India was born on 23rd December, 1902, to Chaudhary Meer Singh and Smt. Netri Debi, at Noorpur village in Hapur Tehsil of Meerut Commissionary, Brilliant from his childhood, he did his schooling in Meerut, obtained a postgraduate degree in History from Agra University in 1925 and a degree in...
The Universal Children’s Day is observed on the birth day of Late Sri Jawaharlal Nehru, a great lover of children. This day reminds us that children need us and they should be a focus of all our activities.
India’s is an ancient civilization which has seen the rise and fall of many kingdoms and cities. Many of its cities, though hundreds of years old, are still vibrant with life today. To draw attention to this rich legacy.
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