GK Today Quiz -Modern Indian History and Freedom Struggle Quiz

Red Crescent Society Worldwide humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. It provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War. Mont-Ford Reforms Duke Memorandum is associated with Sir William Duke, a member of the English Round Table Group More...

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By gktoday On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Olympic Histroy of India-India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900

India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals in athletics. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920, and has participated More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

History GK-Major Historical Events Starting from B.C 2500

B.C 2500-1800      Indus valley civilization. 599     Birth of Mahavir; Nirvana in 523. B.C. 563     Birth of Gautam Buddha; Nirvana in 483 B.C. 327-26     Alexander’s invasion of India and the More...

By gktoday On Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Indus Valley Civilization

The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilization (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) which was centred mostly in the western part  of the Indian Subcontinent  and which flourished More...

By gktoday On Sunday, July 11th, 2010

India Study -Viceroys Of India

Lord Canning (1856 – 1862): The last Governor General and the first Viceroy. Mutiny took place in his time. On Nov, 1858, the rule passed on to the crown. Withdrew Doctrine of Lapse. The Universities More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Important Dates in Indian History

BC 3000-1500 Indus Valley Civilisation 576 Birth of Gautam Buddha 527 Birth of Mahavir 327-326 Alexander’s invasion of India. It opened a land route between India and Europe 313 Accession of Chandragupta Maurya More...

By gktoday On Monday, May 17th, 2010

The Indus Valley Civilization

The History of India begins with the birth of the Indus Valley Civilization, more precisely known as Harappan Civilization. It flourished around 2,500 BC, in the western part of South Asia, what today is Pakistan More...

By gktoday On Sunday, March 14th, 2010

The Vedas and Purans

1. The oldest among the Vedas is the: A. Sama Veda B. Atharva Veda C. Rig Veda D. Yajur Veda Ans. Rig Veda 2. The Rig Veda is a book on: A. sacrificial prayers B. praise of gods C. mysticism and philosophy D. political, More...

By gktoday On Saturday, April 25th, 2009

National Calender of India

The national calender of India is based on the Saka Era. Chaithra and Phalguna are the first and the last months in the Calender.Saka Era began in 78 AD at the time of King Kanishka. The days of Saka Calender permanently More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Ibn-Batuta-The great scholar and traveller from South Africa

Ibn-Batuta: was a great scholar and traveller from South Africa who came to India in 1333 A.D. during the reign of Mohammd Tughlaq and wrote about him. He described Mohammad Tughlak as the ‘won- der of the More...