Monthly Archives: March 2012

Kuru Dynasty: One of India's Earliest Dynasties

  The reign of the Kuru Dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent, dates back to the Vedic Period popularly known as the Iron Age worldwide. Kuru’s were one of the first Indian Dynasties other than being one of the premier Indo Aryan tribes. They were preceded by the Puru Dynasty and their successors were the Pandava/Gadu/Sandrocotto Dynasty. There existed more than […Read More]

Ancient Indian Dynasties: Chronicles of Some of the Oldest Civilization of the World

  The republic of  India has had a very extensive history which has witnessed the rise and fall of various dynasties. The history of India can be broadly categorized into three ages, namely the Ancient Age, Middle Age, and Modern Age. Many dynasties reigned over India during the Ancient Age and the most important among them are the Bharata Empire, Nanda […Read More]

Landour (Mussoorie Cantonment): A Legacy Bordered by the Queen of Hills

  About Landour (Mussoorie Cantonment)  Landour, known as Landaur as well, is a tiny cantonment area bordering the city of Mussoorie in the state of Uttarakhand in India. This cantonment lies at a distance of approximately 22 miles or 35 km from Dehradun city in Uttarakhand, India. Uttarakhand forms a major part of northernIndia. In this region, Mussoorie and Landour […Read More]

Bangalore Cantonment and the Days of the Raj

  About Bangalore Cantonment: A legacy of the British Raj, Bangalore Cantonment was a military cantonment of the British Raj from 1806 to 1881. The cantonment covered 13 square miles and by area was the largest British Military Cantonment in Southern India. The British garrison located in the cantonment included three military batteries and regiments of the cavalary, infantry, sappers, […Read More]

Pune Cantonment: Home to the National War Memorial Southern Command

  About Pune Cantonment  Pune Cantonment, which is known as Pune Camp as well, is an army cantonment lying in Pune, the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra. The cantonment was set up in 1817 for housing the regiments of the British Indian Military. Pune Cantonment is home to various army organizations. In addition, the area is famous […Read More]

Delhi Cantonment: A Testament of Times Gone By

  About Delhi Cantonment: Delhi Cantonment conveniently referred to as Delhi Cantt is one of the three statutory towns that make up the National Capital Territory of Delhi. With a population of 124,452 (as per the 2001) census, Delhi Cantt is managed by The Delhi Cantonment Board, which along with the Delhi Municipal Corporation (DMC) and the New Delhi Municipal […Read More]

Central Indian Cuisine: A Unique Blend of Northern and Eastern Indian Food

  Central Indian Cuisine: Food and popular beliefs The cuisine of Central Indiais majorly influenced by the cuisine of both the North and the East of India. However, being the centre of the country the cuisine borrows its flavours from all the parts of the country. Central Indian Cuisine is basically vegetarian and Non vegetarian dishes in the region are […Read More]

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