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DANDIYA RAAS

Raas or Dandiya Raas is the traditional folk dance form of Gujarat & Rajasthan India, and is associated with scenes of Holi, and lila of Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan. Along with Garba, it is the featured dance of Navratrievenings in Western India. During Navratrifestival, in most of the cities of Gujarat & Rajasthan people gather and perform Garbadance – an event that is becoming increasingly popular in… Continue Reading →

Women skydiver

          Shital Mahajan Rane, is an Indian extreme sportsperson, skydiver and the holder of five world records and 14 National records in the sport. She is known as the first woman to perform first parachute jump… Continue Reading →

Largest laddu

The largest individual laddu weighs 29,465 kg (64,959.21 lb) and was achieved by PVVS Mallikharjuna Rao (India), in Tapeswaram, Andhra Pradesh, India, on 6 September 2016. The laddu was made to a traditional Boondi recipe. The ingredients included ghee, refined… Continue Reading →

Women Grandmaster of Chess

  Harika Dronavalli (born 12 January 1991 in Guntur) is an Indian chess player. She achieved the title Grandmaster (GM) in 2011. She was honored with the Prestigious Arjuna Award for the Year 2007-08 by Government of India. 2016 proved… Continue Reading →

The Indian Blade Runner

The Indian Blade Runner. Kargil war  survivor. First amputee marathon runner of India. Limca record holder. Inspirational speaker. Was “Declared Dead” in an Army Hospital in July 1999 during the Kargil war. 14 years hence he returned as India’s first… Continue Reading →

Youngest International Master Of Chess

The 11-year-old Indian prodigy R Praggnanandhaa from Tamil Nadu, who is coached by Olympian RB Ramesh, showed Axel Bachmann of Paraguay why he is the youngest ever International Master (IM) in the world. At the Masters’ section of the Isle… Continue Reading →

A Chess Player Turned Into Cricketer

We have heard of several instances where an international cricketer played other sports during their early stages. Yuzuvendra Chahal is the new entrant to the never ending list. Chahal who burst into the fame with his stellar performance in the… Continue Reading →

The Perfume Capital of India

             Kannauj Perfume, also known as Kannauj Ittar, is a traditional Indian perfume manufacture. The perfume production is popular in Kannauj, in the Uttar Pradesh state, India. It has been protected under the Geographical indication… Continue Reading →

Largest man made symbol of OM in world

OM Ashram is part of Om Vishwa Deep Gurukul Swami Maheshwarananda Ashram Education & Research Centre, Jadan, Distr. Pali, Rajasthan, India. The central building of this large complex, is constructed in the shape of the ancient Sanskrit symbol OM. The… Continue Reading →

Runner-Up of Miss Deaf and Dumb Contest

24-year-old Sophia M Joe was born with hearing and speech disabilities. Neither of these could, however, stop her from reaching the heights of success. Sophia is today a celebrated model and an athlete. A three-time national champion at shot put… Continue Reading →

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