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World’s First Suicide Squad lead by Susarma in Mahabharata
Susarma (Susharma / सुशर्मा) was king of Trigarta, who vowed to to either die or kill Arjuna as part of a larger plan by Duryodhana to capture Yudhishthira alive in Kurukshetra war. For this, he formed a suicide squad on …

Paika Rebellion in 1817 in Odisha against East India Company
Paika Rebellion or Paika Bidroha was the first armed rebellion against the British East India Company’s rule in Odisha during 1817. Paiks were the traditional landed militia of Odisha, who served as warriors and were charged with policing functions during …

Nassak Diamond from Trimbakeshwar Temple, in Lebanon Museum
Nassak Diamond, from Amaragiri Mines was Eye of Idol at Timbakeshwar Shiva Temple during 1725-1817 CE. Peshwa Bajirao-2 gave it to East India Company by Treaty of Bassein. Nassak Diamond, was the Eye of the Idol at Nashik, Trimbakeshwar temple …

12 Types of Children in Ancient India
In Ancient India, 12 types of children were considered to be legal heir of his father. All of them need not be biological children of their legal father. Manu Smriti and other dharma sastras describe 12 different ways a child …

Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad was BhadraKali Temple
Jama Masjid built during 1424 CE in Ahmedabad (originally Karnavati) by Ahmed Shah I is originally hindu temple of Goddess Bhadrakali. Ahmedabad city’s original namee were Bhadra, Karnavati, Rajnagar and Asaval in different eras. The name Bhadra was after the …

List of Kashmir Kings since 3450 BCE
History of Kashmir is recorded since 3450 BCE through Rajatarangini, written by Kalhana. Kashmir has more than 5400 years of history, lineage of Kashmir Kings and pre-mahabharat era Kashmir valley formation by Kashyapa Rishi by cutting the gap in the …

Woman can Divorce Man in Newar Community, Nepal
History of Newar People from the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, says that, Woman is never widowed, can divorce man by placing Areca (Betel) Nut under his pillow. Newar or Newah (/nɪˈwɑːr/) are community of primarily Indo-Aryan and Tibeto-Burman ethnicities following …

Cheraman Juma Masjid, First Mosque in India during 629 CE
Cheraman Juma Masjid, built in 629 CE at Methala, Kodungallur Taluk, Thrissur District in the Indian state of Kerala is the first mosque in India and third outside Saudi Arabia. It was built by an arab named Malik Deenar, who …

Chumbak Mani, Ancient Land Mine Detector used for Demining
Chumbak Mani, described in Brihad Vaimanika Sastra by Maharshi Bhardwaja around 4000 BCE, was ancient land mine detector, which emits electrical signals to find hidden arsenal inside ground, while flying or moving above. Bharadwaj, was father of Garga and Drona …