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Explore these short stories about India.


In human civilisation, languages evolved first, and then came scripts. The Devanagari script is one of the oldest scripts of India, having evolved from the ancient Brahmi script. It

Bheema Pul

This rock formation, known as the Bheema Pul (‘Bheema’s Bridge’), is near Badrinath in Uttarakhand. And yes, it is named after a story around Bheema from the Mahabharata. Towards


The Golghar (meaning ‘circular building’) in Patna, Bihar is a gigantic igloo-like granary that was built several years after the Bengal famine of 1770. Millions died in this disastrous

Open Hand Monument

The Partition of India in 1947 into two separate nations – India and Pakistan – was a violent and bitter event. Punjab was one of the regions that was

Boat Museum

Over a century ago, boats were an intrinsic part of life in Bengal. Skilled craftspeople built different kinds of vessels for different kinds of rivers and other waterbodies, based

Orange Oakleaf Butterfly

Did you know that India recently elected a National Butterfly?


Churchill’s trademark cigars were rolled in Trichy.

Pompeii Lakshmi

An ivory figurine from the Satavahana empire was found in Pompeii.

The Beatles in India

The Beatles composed some of their best work in India.

Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur

The Gol Gumbaz is one of the largest domes in the worldq