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Which countries use Indian currency?

  Indian currency (भारतीय रुपया) is not only used by India as a legal tender. Following countries also use it as legal tender: Nepal – The Nepalese Rupee is pegged at ₹0.625; the Indian rupee is accepted in Nepal, except ₹500 and… Continue Reading →

Pillars of Ashoka

The pillars of Ashoka are a series of columns dispersed throughout the northern Indian subcontinent. Originally, there must have been many pillars of Ashoka although only ten with inscriptions still survive. The inscriptions on the pillars described edicts about morality… Continue Reading →

Sarayu River

The Sarayu is a river that flows through the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. This river is of ancient significance, finding mentions in the Vedas and the Ramayana. The Sarayu forms at the confluence of the Karnali (or… Continue Reading →

Navararti

Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights.During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped…. Continue Reading →

Bindi

Bindi is considered the point at which creation begins and may become unity. It is also described as “the sacred symbol of the cosmos in its unmanifested state. Bindi is a bright dot of red colour applied in the center… Continue Reading →

Different Name of Golgappa

Different Name of Golgappa 1. Golgappa – Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan 2. Pani Puri – Hilly part of neighbouring country Nepal, Maharashtra (Mumbai and all the parts of Maharashtra), Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka,… Continue Reading →

Chicken’s Neck – connecting India’s 8 states to rest of India

The Siliguri Corridor, or Chicken’s Neck, is a narrow stretch of land, located in the Indian state of West Bengal, that connects India’s northeastern states to the rest of India, with the countries of Nepal and Bangladesh lying on either… Continue Reading →

India – Fastest Continent

As per Geology, India is entirely contained on the Indian Plate, a major tectonic plate that was formed when it split off from the ancient continent Gondwanaland (ancient landmass, consisting of the southern part of the supercontinent of Pangea). The… Continue Reading →

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