history

What were the world’s most impactful assassinations?

Great people in the time create enemies, there are people who won’t agree with their ideologies or methods and in order to stop them...
Shashank Agarwal
11 min read

What are the “vedas” and who wrote them ?

Vedas the old ancient scripture and text have been stated at the world’s oldest piece of literature. They were complied at a time in...
Shashank Agarwal
3 min read

What is a Trojan and why is it named a…

A Trojan is a malicious software that is usually added to a rather useful software without the knowledge of the installer. Trojan should not...
Shashank Agarwal
2 min read

The history of Asia’s oldest market : Chandni Chowk

With time the enigmatic Chandni Chowk has amassed a plethora of anecdotes and facts that remain discreet to the commoners like it had trams,...
Shashank Agarwal
2 min read

Why we say “touch wood” after saying something we don’t…

I never lose a bet “touch wood” or  I never lose any bets I ever make, “touch wood”. Do these sentences seem similar to...
Shashank Agarwal
2 min read

The British Empire: Were they good or bad for the…

British Empire by 1922 ruled over 25% (33,700,000 km2) of the world’s land area and over 458 million people. It was said that the...
Shashank Agarwal
4 min read

Who were the eight immortals(Chiranjivins) according to hindu tradition ?

There have been many great warriors, saints, gods etc. in the Hindu mythology. According to the various Indian traditions and stories there are eight...
Shashank Agarwal
6 min read

The Kashmir War : Why and when did it all…

Kashmir the state which has been lauded as “heaven” on Earth but instead is a haven for terror. But did you ever wonder when...
Shashank Agarwal
4 min read