Indus valley civilization, which
flourished between 2800 BC and 1800 BC, had an advanced and flourishing
economic system. The Indus valley people practiced agriculture, domesticated
animals, made tools and weapons from copper, bronze and tin and even traded
with some Middle East countries.
Agriculture was the main economic
activity of the people in the Vedic age but with the second urbanization a
number of urban centers grew in North India. This gave a major fillip to trade
and commerce. Th...
the year 1919, one of the tragic incidents in the worlds history happened that
is “JALLIANWALA BAGH” tragedy. Bhagat singh was 12 years old at that time. He was
very much disturbed by that incident. At the age of 13, he decided to go with the freedom movement. He
asked permission of his father Kishan singh, his father allowed him to take
part in the freedom movement. First he fought against the foreign cloths and
encouraged to use the khadi cloths, which was initiated by MK Gandhi.
Very few people know that in 1955 the then US President
Dwight David Eisenhower was caught in an unenviable situation of choosing
between the People’s Republic of China under the Communist regime led by Mao
Tse Tung and the then Formosa or the present Republic of China for a permanent
seat at the UNSC. While Communist revolution was new and was beginning to find
a firm footing in the Chinese mainland or the present People’s Republic of
China, Washington’s blue-eyed boy Seng Kai Sek w...
The East India Company had the unusual distinction of ruling an entire country. Its origins were much humbler. On 31 December 1600, a group of merchants who had incorporated themselves into the East India Company were given monopoly privileges on all trade with the East Indies. The Company's ships first arrived in India, at the port of Surat, in 1608. Sir Thomas Roe reached the court of the Mughal Emperor, Jahangir, as the emissary of King James I in 1615, and gained for the British the right...