One Pictures speaks thousand words. Well said, but was proved by Anna Atkins, a botanist photographer. Look at her first book and the idea of using pics for the very first time. Continue reading 16 March : Who thought of books with photographs ?
Alam Ara, my generation has not seen the film, but has heard the most about it. Do you know all about Alam Ara ? Continue reading 14 March : Cinema got its voice today 87 years ago
It’s truly said that anything that makes a mark in history requires lot of hard work, dedication and luck. Same was the case with our favourite Coca Cola. Inspite of controversies, the brand continues to survive. Thanda Matlab Coca Cola… Continue reading 12 March : From glasses to bottles… the complicated journey of Coca Cola
Hunting is a passion for the Kings and the hunters. It was meant to show strength, power and courage. But, ultimately it was like killing a living being. This passion has led to extinction of so many beautiful species on this earth. One such species is Heath Hen. Continue reading 11 March : Extinction is the rule, Survival is the exception
Having contacts in your phone has declined the purpose of telephone directory. Still, we all remember that heavy fat book. It used to be there in all homes. But, do you know how this concept of phone directory came from ? Continue reading 21 Feb : World’s first telephone directory
Delhi, the capital of India has its own story to tell. From 1931 till date, Delhi has made us proud. That’s why we call it – ‘Desh ka Dil – Delhi’ Continue reading 13 Feb : The story of National Capital Region ‘Delhi’
– Hailey’s comet was last seen today in 1986. – This was the 30th time that this comet could be seen in our solar system. – The 31st time we can see it in 2061. – It is the only … Continue reading 9 Feb : You can see Hailey’s Comet once in your lifetime
Some celebrities are born star, so is this one. She is one of the best selling artist in the world. She wrote her first poem when she was only 4. Since then, she has never looked back. Continue reading 2 Feb : 39 years of stardom as she was a born star
Can you even think of Charlie Chaplin as a struggling actor. The legend had to struggle hard for his very first film – ‘Making a living’. As the name, so was the need for the film. Continue reading 2 Feb : When Charlie Chaplin made his debut in films ?
Indian Army, Navy and Air Force all performing on the rhythmic beating retereat. The sequence is music to the ears and beauty for the eyes. This is an yearly event just after the Republic Day. Know more here. Continue reading 29 Jan : Delhi beats every year on this day, but why ?
Common man has a lot of problems in life. These problems were raised on many platforms but no one understood it better than the famous cartoonist R K Laxman. A tribute to his works and life. Continue reading 26 Jan : World lost the ‘Common man’ creator
Republic Day is the day when our constitution came into effect. What else do you know about the day ? Read and learn here. Continue reading 26 Jan : Known-unknown facts about Republic day