British Viceroys in India
India / August 15, 2018

India was ruled by the British for almost 200 years. During this period several Viceroys were appointed by the British crown. Lord Canning (1856 – 1862) was the last Governor General and first Viceroy of India. Lord Mountbatten (March 1947 – August 1947) was the last Viceroy of British India. He was also the First Governor General of free India. During the tenure of Lord Mountbatten India got independence. Lord Mountbatten was succeeded by C. Rajagopalachari who was the first and the last Indian Governor General of free India. Among the British Viceroys in India Lord Mayo(1869 – 1872) was the only one to be murdered in office by a convict in the Andamans in 1872. During the rule of Lord Lawrence (1864 – 1869) High Courts were established at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras in 1865. Below is the list of British Viceroys in India and their tenure as Viceroy. Related Posts State Animals List of India Planets and their Satellites (Moons) Scientific Names – Animals – Domestic and Wild Scientific Names – Common Plants and Trees

State Animals List of India
India / July 30, 2018

All 29 States and 7 Union Territories of the Republic of India have their own state animals. Here they are below. Strict laws protect these animals and it is illegal to hunt or harm them. If you want to check the National Animals of different countries all over the world you may check the list here. If you want to check the Scientific Names of the animals you may check this page. And the animals of Union Territories of India Related Posts Currencies of the world – Countries and their currencies Countries and their capital cities Scientific Names – Animals – Domestic and Wild Scientific Names – Common Plants and Trees

Best Travel Destinations During Monsoon In India
Travel / July 13, 2016

From the barren Ladakh to the lush green Kerala, these magical destinations just become even more beautiful when it rains. Monsoon holidays in India are surely a lifetime experience. The exotic locations leave you spellbound with its beauty. The hills and mountains get carpeted with lush greenery, the lakes overflow with sparkling water. The waterfall sceneries become heavenly to make you fall in love with Incredible India. Here are the best monsoon travel destinations in India. 1. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya Second wettest place on the planet, Cherrapunjee practically receives rains throughout the year. If you love the ferocity of the rains, then you have to visit Cherrapunjee during monsoons, covered with vast landscape and hills. It makes for an exciting monsoon trekking trip. You can also find the unique orange flower honey here and don’t forget to try the Meghalaya tea which is quite different to the Assam or Darjeeling tea. The double decker tree bridges are one of its kind experience that one can have the best in the late monsoon when the greenery is in full bloom. 2. Munnar, Kerala Munnar is truly a paradise in God’s own country. With silvery mist, incredibly vast tea gardens, lush green hills,…

15 things Indians should be proud of
Pride / April 28, 2016

There are a lot of things that every Indian should be proud of. Here comes our top ten list that every Indian should know and be proud of. 1. Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. It is the most precise and therefore suitable language for computer software. (A report in Forbes magazine, July 1987). 2. India is the Largest democracy in the world, the 7th largest country in the world and one of the most ancient and living civilizations (at least 10, 000 years old). 3. India’s GDP has overtaken China’s in May 2015. 4. India has the maximum number of post offices in the world! 5. India never invaded any country in her last 10,000 years of history. 6. India is the second largest English speaking nation in the world. 7. World’s biggest family lives in India, a man with 39 wives and 94 children. 8. State Bank of India has the maximum number of branches in the world. 9. Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are originated in India. 10. Most number of movies made in India, over 1000 a year. 11. Until 1896 India was the only source of diamonds. 12. Indian national kabaddi team…