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Posts Tagged ‘India’

How to avoid skin and hair problems this Holi

Holi, the festival of colors, is celebrated throughout India. The festival seems to be lots of fun as people play with different colors.  The fun part ends when one has to deal with the cleaning up after playing Holi. The task of removing harsh colors from the skin sometimes tends to lead to rashes and [...]

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 [...]

Historical Battles of India

After having provided you with interesting information on Fruit Cities of India, Maps of India now brings to you a brand new series on Historical Battles of India. India is an ancient country with a rich history spanning over 5000 years and over the centuries India has seen the rise and fall of powerful dynasties [...]

Fruit Cities of India

As of today Maps of India brings to you a brand new series on Fruit Cities of India. After having provided you vast information on India in the form of travel destinations, thematic maps, festivals and cultural aspects of this massive and colourfully diverse country, we bring to you cities of India that are famous [...]

How well do you know the Mahatma? 10 Interesting Facts about Gandhi’s Life

Today we celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatama Gandhi, the father of the nation, who was one of the key figures in India’s freedom movement. He was known for his non violent protests which have inspired many around the world. Gandhi Jayanti is observed as a national holiday all through India, in all states and [...]

Jaisalmer : India’s Golden Gem!

It’s the ‘Golden City’ in this majestic land of kings, exquisite palaces, forts & more…one that’s straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. Sounds interesting? Read up on this golden gem in the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer, yet another exquisite attraction that Rajasthan has for its tourists, a city known for its colorfully clad  joyful desert people, one that [...]

It’s actually pays to be weird sometimes!

Are we getting too serious in today’s world? When was the last time you took time out to discover something weird & wonderful…? Something that may have been done just for laughs or with some kinky weird reason behind it! Know something weird? SHARE IT with us! Here’s an invitation for one and all… young [...]

How can we be Eco-friendly on the day of Holi?

In India, the festival of Holi is a time for merry-making. It is celebrated in the end of February or March (as per the lunar calendar). The climate is pleasant all over the country (India) during this time of the year. Even the nature is blessed with bounty of colors. In this favorable ambience Holi [...]

Can India face the quakes? No place for complacency!

Recently, the most technologically advanced nation of the world, Japan got hit by an earthquake that measured 8.9 on the Richter scale. Post this incident there have many assurances from Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India towards the fact that nuclear plants in India are safe owing to the fact that they are not [...]

World Heritage Sites in India: Past weaves memorable stories!

Acknowledged by UNESCO that is United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, there are at present 28 World Heritage Sites in India. According to the UNESCO World Heritage Convention that came into existence in 1972, the World Heritage Sites are locations of cultural significance or natural heritage. The Convention related to the preservation of the [...]