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First Indian to construct and fly airplane

Shivkar Bāpuji Talpade (1864-1916)was an Indian scholar who is said to have constructed and flown an unmanned airplane in 1895. Talpade lived in Bombay and was a scholar of Sanskrit literature and the Vedas.He belonged to the Pathare Prabhu community… Continue Reading →

State animal of Maharastra

The Indian giant squirrel, or Malabar giant squirrel, (Ratufa indica) is a large tree squirrel species genus Ratufa native to India. It is a large-bodied diurnal, arboreal, and herbivorous squirrel found in South Asia. It is called ‘Shekru’ in Marathi… Continue Reading →

The siribhoovalaya

The Siribhoovalaya is a unique work of multi-lingual literature written by Kumudendu Muni, a Jain monk. The work is unique in that it employs not alphabets, but is composed entirely in Kannada numerals.The Saangathya metre of Kannada poetry is employed… Continue Reading →

Toe Ring-bichiya

Wearing of toe rings is practiced in India. Toe rings have been a part of the Indian culture since the Ramayana times, there has been a mention of Sita, when abducted by Ravana, threw her toe ring in the way,… Continue Reading →

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