India · Travel Trivia

Takshashila University – Chief Learning Centre in Ancient India

Takshila (Pronounced as Takshashila in Sanskrit) is located in the Rawalpindi District of the Punjab province in Pakistan which was once a part of ancient India. Takshashila University is supposed to be dated back to 700 BC, the University flourished from 600 BC to 500 AD, in the kingdom of Gandhar. It was known as a center of… Continue reading Takshashila University – Chief Learning Centre in Ancient India

Assam · India · Travel Trivia

Majuli – The River Island on the Brahmaputra

Majuli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, India. Though Majuli, is touted in the media and tourist brochures as the largest river island in the world, It is not. The Bananal Island in Brazil is much larger at 19,000 square kilometres. With each passing day the Majuli is in fact shrinking and is… Continue reading Majuli – The River Island on the Brahmaputra

India · Travel Trivia

Roti Bank : The unique concept in India

While the word bank is associated with the transaction of money, loans, credit cards and other financial products, Roti Bank is a self-group in India that is especially dedicated towards feeding the poor and needy people. The system they work with is very simple with two components – first, the collection of the food and then… Continue reading Roti Bank : The unique concept in India

India · Meghalaya · Travel Trivia

Wettest place on Earth : Mawsynram

The current record holder for the wettest place on earth as recognized by  Guinness Book of World Records, is a small village  in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state known as Mawsynram in India. Mawsynram is reported to have an average annual rainfall of 11,872 millimeters (467.4 in). Unsurprisingly the area is covered with lush greenery,… Continue reading Wettest place on Earth : Mawsynram

India · Travel Trivia

Worlds highest Post Office

Indian Post Office is unique in many ways, as it not only provides the postal services throughout India but also delivers various types of financial services such as Post Office Savings Account, Recurring Deposit Account, PPF accounts, Life insurance and many more. Indian post not only opened its first floating Post office in Dal lake of Srinagar city but… Continue reading Worlds highest Post Office