Mar 212015
 
Top 10 People Who Changed the World

This topic is just like debating that who is greatest — Jesus or Muhammad? Both of them have their respective specifications and they can’t be equated with each other. In an attempt to focus some greatest souls across the world, TopYaps lists top 10 famous people, better known for their unparalleled contribution in changing the course of world, the course of history. 10. Bill Gates: Bill Gates created his first computer program while still at high school, co-founded Microsoft in 1977, and by 1993 was […]

Feb 242015
 
Feeling really angry or anxious can greatly increase your risk of having a heart attack: Study

Feeling really angry or anxious can greatly increase your risk of having a heart attack, especially if you feel so tense that you clench your fists, a new study reports. People’s risk of having a heart attack is 8.5 times higher during the two hours following an episode of intense anger, compared with when people feel less angry. Anxiety is even more threatening, the researchers found. People’s heart attack risk is 9.5 times higher during the two hours following elevated levels of anxiety (higher than […]

List of 6 famous Indians who died in air crashes

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Nov 012014
 
List of 6 famous Indians who died in air crashes

Flights are scrutinized, investigated and monitored by well trained professionals before they take off, making it one of the fastest and safest forms of transportation available in modern times. It is said travelling by air is much safer than traveling by train or on roads. Unfortunately, things go wrong as they are bound to and accidents do happen. Many Indians have lost their lives in air crashes; some to due unavoidable accidents, some due to human blunders and some because of negligence. Many of those […]

Here are 10 Creepy Indian Mysteries That Still Remain Unsolved

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Oct 302014
 
Here are 10 Creepy Indian Mysteries That Still Remain Unsolved

India is a land of heritage and history and with rich history comes along mysteries. Certain things are so complicated that no technological advancement can help untangle them. Here are 10 creepy Indian mysteries that till date remain unsolved. 1. Is Taj Mahal A Temple Of Lord Shiva? Taj Mahal, as widely known, was a built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum to his beloved deceased wife, Mumtaz Mahal. But here’s the shocker: according to a theory (read: conspiracy theory) by New Delhi […]

Let’s Know Top 10 Mysteries of the First Humans

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Oct 012014
 
Let's Know Top 10 Mysteries of the First Humans

Humans are unique among life on this planet, and much remains a mystery as to how we evolved. What steps came first? Why did we evolve this way and not that direction? Why are we the only human species left? What other paths might we have gone down in our evolution? And what directions might we go from here? Why did we grow large brains? There is no question that our large brains have provided humans an extraordinary advantage in the world. Still, the human […]

Shaheed Divas, 23rd March, Tribute to our heroes

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Mar 232014
 
Shaheed Divas, 23rd March, Tribute to our heroes

Bhagat Singh was hanged to death on March 23, 1931. Singh was hanged an hour ahead of the official time Bhagat Singh was secretly cremated on the banks of the river Sutlej by jail authorities March 23 is marked as his martyrdom day. He wrote a 404 page diary between September 1929 till the day before he was hung on March 23 1931. On June 12, 1929 Bhagat Singh and BK Dutt both were convicted by court under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code […]

Top 5 famous female freedom fighters of India

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Mar 092014
 
Top 5 famous female freedom fighters of India

We have heard countless tales of the bravery of these women; the ones who fought for the freedom of India alongside their male counterparts. You may know of their prowess in the freedom struggle, but do you know their education background? Education makes a person who he or she is in life. What have these 5 famous women freedom fighters of India studied? 1. Rani Laxmi Bai Also famously known as Rani of Jhansi, Rani Laxmi Bai broke defined female stereotypes by donning the attire […]

Top 10 Most Prominent Trains Covering the Entire History

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Feb 082014
 
Top 10 Most Prominent Trains Covering the Entire History

A transport that changed the concept of traveling. In its innovative chronicle, train has created several milestones by its service for the common passenger. Here, 10 most prominent trains covering the entire history. 10. Ghan: The Ghan is the first rail service from Adelaide to Darwin on the north-south route across Australia. It was named after the camel trains that were once the only way to cross the desert. The first train ran in 2004. It had 43 carriages, measured more than 1 km in […]

Short Biography of one of greatest freedom fighters of India Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

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Jan 242014
 
Short Biography of one of greatest freedom fighters of India Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra was born on 23 January, 1897 in Cuttack. His father named Rai Bahadur Janakinath Bose was a Government pleader working there. Subhas had obtained his early education at Cuttack. In his childhood, the influ­ence of his mother Probhavati Devi and that of the Headmaster named Beni Madhav Das taught him to learn about the ancient heritage of his motherland and to love India more than anything else in his life. Subhas had his college education at Calcutta. He left for England on 15 […]

Jesus tops a list of the 2,000 most influential people in world history

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Jan 102014
 

Jesus has topped a list of the 2,000 most influential people in world history, according to a software program designed by computer scientists and a Google engineer. According to the report, The top 10 comprises mainly religious and political figures, with Jesus first and Muhammad third, and also includes Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. The software ranks people in the same way as the Google search engine ranks web pages. It analyses web searches, page ranks, article length and book mentions, to give a numerical […]

First time in a History : Candle light vigil at ‘Jantar Mantar’ to save The Historic show Chandragupta Maurya

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Aug 232012
 

A Candle light vigil is being organised at jantar mantar in new delhi on 15’th July 2012. Timings are 6:30 to 7:30 pm.This vigil is being organized by the facebook group SaveCgm. Its an organization of more than 1 lakh supporters of the TV Show Chandragupta Maurya.This was an epic historical show about one of the greatest Raj Guru in indian history chanakya and one of the greatest kings in indian history Chandragupta Maurya. This show inspired lakhs of indians and used to be telecast […]

This day in 1971, Pakistan surrendered to India

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Dec 162011
 
This day in 1971, Pakistan surrendered to India

  The Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 was a military conflict between India and Pakistan. Indian, Bangladeshi and international sources consider the beginning of the war to be Operation Chengiz Khan, Pakistan’s December 3, 1971 pre-emptive strike on 11 Indian airbases. Lasting just 13 days it is considered one of the shortest wars in history.   Here is a copy of the surrendering  letter of  Pakistani army in the war of 1976 when Indian army won against Pakistan and freed Bangladesh. More then 1 Lakh Pakistani soldiers surrendered to Indian Army.     After this war Bangladesh became an independent nation, […]

Death Certificate of Bhagat Singh

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Dec 132011
 
Death Certificate of Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter was executed by British government…Following is a picture that I saw getting shared in facebook and other social networking sites, seems like original. But still would like to confirm it ? If it is then, please share this rare pic…  

Jun 182011
 

There are many perceptions about Delhi’s name that how this wonderful city got its name. Here, I’ve got a best possible reason about this fact. Some Historical Facts About Delhi’s Name The etymology of “Delhi” is uncertain, but many possibilities exist. The most common view is that its eponym is Dhillu or Dilu, a king of the Mauryan dynasty, who built the city in 50 BC and named it after himself. The Hindi/Prakrit word dhili (“loose”) was used by the Tuar Rajputs to refer to […]