Abhas Kumar Ganguly, popularly known as Kishore Kumar, was one of India’s most versatile playback singers. Born on 04 August 1929 in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, Kishore Kumar, though most famous as a singer, was also an actor and director. He had no formal training in music. It was because of his enormous talent that he scaled the heights of the music industry in India. Some of his memorable songs are Mere Sapnon Ki Rani, Roop Tera Mastana, and Kora Kagaz Tha Man Mera. He even sang both the male and female voices for a song in the movie ‘Half Ticket’. Kishore Kumar was only 58 years old when he passed away on 13th October 1987.
The Koh-i-Noor is amongst the most celebrated gems in the world. It was taken from India under the terms of the Last Treaty of Lahore, signed in 1839. After being shaped and cut by the British, it now weighs 105.6 Carat.
The Rath Yatra(Chariot festival) is one of the grandest festivals celebrated at the Jagannath Temple in Puri.This commemorates the annual visit of Lord Jagannath along with his siblings Balabhadra and Subhadra to their aunt’s house. Gundicha.
Bali Yatra, a festival that commemorates the rich maritime history of Odisha is celebrated throughout the state. In the historic city of Cuttack, a week-long event is organised starting from the day of Kartika Purnima.
Sivasagar, in Eastern Assam, is a city of historical and cultural significance, which also showcases nature's beauty. It served as the seat of power for the Ahoms, and contains important monuments from the era.
Step into the captivating history of the four queens who ruled in succession. Begums of Bhopal were known to be competent rulers as they redefined the city of Bhopal and maintained respectable relations with the British
This story is based on the World’s first all granite temple, the Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur. The pride of Rajaraja Chola I, built almost 1000 years ago, this temple is the best example of precision and symmetry in architecture.
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