Category: ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY

Important role in world economy

japan

Japan which is rising country and most developed country playing a very important role in world economy. Some of known unknown things are as follow In Japanese, the name “Japan” is Nihon or Nippon, which means “Land of the Rising Sun.” It was once believed that Japan was the first […]

That developed mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia

Indus Valley Civilization

The Indus or Harappan Civilization was a Bronze Age society that developed mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia from 5300 to 3300 years ago, at about the same time as urban civilizations developed in Mesopotamia and Egypt. Archaeological evidence shows that many of the settlements in the Indus […]

Somewhat other than other ,a Nordic island

Iceland

Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. Massive glaciers are protected in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsjökull national parks. Most of the population lives in the capital, Reykjavik, which runs on geothermal power and is home to the National and […]

It is a festival of lamp

diwali

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere. It is not limited to Hindu also which is spread through out world . Some of known unknown facts are as follow  In West, South and certain Northern parts of India, the […]

Still lasting Indian culture -Diwali

diwali

Diwali is the most important festival of most of Indians which is celebrated through out  not only in India but also in world where there is a influence of Indian culture .However, it has great fanfare in other countries as well, where non residents have introduced them, and are present in large […]

With wonderful sandy beaches

Mauritius

In the Indian Ocean over a thousand miles from the southeastern coast of Africa is the gorgeous island of Mauritius. With wonderful sandy beaches, coral reefs, forested mountains and beautiful national parks and gardens, there is much to see and do on a vacation here. Following are some of important […]

W h e n smallpox was common in Europe

mummies

Lithuanian Mummies Reveal Their Secrets to Scientists Thanks to their analysis of nearly two dozen extraordinary well-preserved corpses found in a church crypt in Vilnius, Lithuania, scientists are revising long-held assumptions about the history of smallpox and other diseases. Buried along with hundreds of other bodies, these 23 corpses were […]

T h e mainstays of the Polish diet are meat, bread, and potatoes

polo

Poland is an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea known for its medieval architecture and Jewish heritage. Warsaw, the capital, has shopping and nightlife, plus the Warsaw Uprising Museum, honoring the city’s WWII-era resistance to German occupation.Some known and Unknown facts are given below   The name “Poland” originates […]

Proteins from 80-million-year-old dinosaur bones.

Researchers recently confirmed it is possible to extract proteins from 80-milliodinosaur n-year-old dinosaur bones. The discovery sparks hopes for new insights about evolution and environmental change and could even offer useful clues for drug discovery or the search for extraterrestrial life. DNA might get all the attention, but proteins do the […]

Has developed the world’s first jellyfish repellent.

Israel, a one of the most developed country , a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock […]

Tales of Neandertal diet and disease

Dental plaque preserved in fossilized teeth confirms that Neandertals were flexible eaters and may have self-medicated with an ancient equivalent of aspirin. DNA recovered from calcified plaque on teeth from four Neandertal individuals suggest that those from the grasslands around Beligum’s Spy cave ate woolly rhinoceros and wild sheep, while […]

Modern metropolis whose history is…

Historical Mumbai , previously Bombay  Elephanta Caves MumbaiThe city is a modern metropolis whose history is now fast fading into obscurity. Although many may not know the story about the birth of this beautiful city, Mumbaikars are passionate about their rich past and heritage. The name Mumbai is an eponym, […]

Fountain of Wealth…

  The largest fountain in the world is The Fountain of Wealth which  located in Singapore. The bronze ring of the fountain is designed based on the Hindu Mandala, meaning universe and is a symbolic representation of the oneness in spirit and unity and further symbolizes the equality and harmony […]

The site of Somnath has been a pilgrimage site from ancient times

The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India which has historical importance ..In spite of having many conflits and oppose from prime minister Shri Jawaharlal Nehru and some people ,Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, former Home Minister helped to rebuilt this temple […]

Benin on the west, Chad and Cameroon on the east, and by Niger in the north

Nigeria, officially called the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country located in West Africa. Some known unknown facts are as follow The capital of Nigeria is Abuja. Built in the 1980s, Abuja is one of the most well planned cities in the country. It became the capital of Nigeria […]

This is evident from the Devanagari engravings

Qutub Minar is one of the prime attractions amongst all the historical monuments of India. Situated in the Qutub complex at Mehrauli in South Delhi, it is one of the finest examples of Indo Islamic architecture. Some more information in the form of facts are given below The diameter of […]

Must know about Nordic Country

Unknown things which must know about it There are more bicycles in Copenhagen, Denmark, than people. Denmark is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. It consists of the Jutland peninsula and several islands in the Baltic sea, In Denmark, it’s illegal to burn foreign flags, but not illegal to […]

It was the capacity of more than 50,000 spectators ..

It was the capacity of  more than 50,000 spectators .. The Colosseum , or the Coliseum , originally the Flavian Ampitheatre  , is an elliptical  amphitheatre  in the centre of the city of Rome , Italy , the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of […]

Patriotic Energy Booster …Vande Mataram

Patriotic Energy Booster …Vande Mataram Vande Mataram has some special importance in the history of India  and specially during freedom movement . Vande Mataram encouraged people to fight against British rule  at that time in India  Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote the lyrics of Vande Mataram well before he penned Anandamath, […]

Tyrannosaur evolution……….

  New tyrannosaur bridges gap from medium to monstrous The key fossil is a 90-million-year-old, grapefruit-sized partial skull from Uzbekistan’s Bissekty Formation. This tyrannosaur braincase, the first well-preserved one found from the mid-Cretaceous period, shows that, although still small, tyrannosaurs of the time already had brain and ear features of […]

Neandertals living in Europe 430,000 years ago.

Fragments of nuclear DNA from a tooth and partial leg bone discovered at Sima de los Huesos, a chamber deep inside a Spanish cave, resemble corresponding parts of a previously reassembled Neandertal genome, researchers say in a study Not much nuclear DNA survives in such  say paleogeneticist Matthias Meyer of the […]