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Govt to install a statue of Lalitaditya in the premises of Martand temple Anantnag

The Government has decided to protect and restore the ancient temples in Kashmir Valley. As per an official communique, a copy of which lies with the news agency Kashmir News Trust, the Jammu Kashmir Government has directed the Department of...

Napolean -the greatest military general who died in a secluded island

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx3Imyoo8N0&t=4s Jawahar Lal Nehru- the first Prime Minister of India who was not only a statesman but a prolific writer as well as well has written a great deal about the ‘Greatest Military General’ Napoleon. The terse and lucid writings...

Who was Siraj-ud-Daula & and what is Black Hole Tragedy?

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT The name of Siraj has been linked with the infamous event of “The Blackhole Tragedy” of Calcutta. “The Blackhole Tragedy” was big and it still haunts the British sentiments. It so happened that the English strengthened...

Who Was Raja Rammohan Roy? ‘Heretic’ who believed in monotheism

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Raja Ram Mohan Roy is rightly regarded as the first great leader of modern India.  Rammohun Roy was moved by deep love for his people and country and worked with hard all his life for their...

Jai Singh was the most outstanding Rajput ruler of 18th Century

The most outstanding Rajput ruler of the 18th century was Raja Sawai Jai Singh of Amber. He was a distinguished statesman lawmaker and reformer. But most of all he shone as a man of science in an age when...

Tipu Sultan Through The Prism Of Facts

Tipu Sultan who ruled Mysore till his death at the hands of the British in 1799 was a man of complex character. He was, for one an innovator. His desire to change with the times was symbolized in the...

Who Were Later Mughals?

The Mughal Empire declined rapidly after the death of Aurangzeb in c. 1707 CE. This year is generally considered the differentiating year to separate the era of the Great Mughals from that of the lesser Mughals, also known as...

Transformation of the Sikh into a militant, fighting community

Founded at the end of the 15th century by Guru Nanak, the Sikh religion spread among the Jat peasantry and other lower castes of the Punjab. The transformation of the Sikh into a militant, fighting community was begun by...

Aurangzeib: Hero or Villain?

Aurangzeib ruled for almost 50 years. During his reign the Mughal Empire reached its territorial climax. He proved to be a hardworking ruler and never spared himself or his subordinates in the tasks of government. His letters show the...

Conflicts between Mughals and Sikhs were personal, political in nature and can’t be ascribed to religion

The first four Sikh Gurus continued the tradition of quiet meditation and scholarship. The 5th Guru, Arjun Dev completed the compilation of the Sikh scriptures called Adi Granth or Granth Sahib. To emphasize that the Guru combined both spiritual...

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