Taxila ,in sanskrit Takshashilla,situated about 32 km. north-west direction of Islamabad in Pakistan and Rawlpindi district of Punjab.Takshashila means ”City of Cut’s Stone”.Takshashila flourished from 600 BC to 500 AD.Takshashila was considered to be one of the earliest universities in the world.It was an important Vedic/Hindu and Budhhist centre of learning.According to Vayu Purana,Takshashila gets […]
Rockets were first built in India in the 18th century. Hyder Ali and his son & successor Tipu Sultan, during 1780s & 1790s, used first iron-cased rockets (commonly known as Mysorean Rockets) that were deployed for military / warfare purpose against the british east india company. This was the first time, british got educated of […]
Do you know that the Puritans forbade the singing of Christmas carols/ Yeah, its a true fact of singing about Christmas carol. Actually puritans saw everything associated with Christmas as going against Scripture, since it said nothing about celebrating the holiday. So instead of singing carols and having other traditions, they just sat at home.
Did you know that the George Washington was grew marijuana in his garden ? Yeah, its a historical true fact. The Washington grew marijuana as a farmer on his farm and promoted it’s to growth. But In the 1790s, the crop was grown mainly for its industrial value as hemp and for soil stabilization. It […]
Did you know that yhe donald duck comics were banned in Finland ? Yeah, its a true fact about this famous cartoon. The Donald duck was banned in Finland because he didn’t wear any pants and cavorted with an unmarried female duck. Then the international press had gleefully exaggerated the story with headlines such as […]