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Diwali is India's biggest and most important holiday of the year.
Photo. A "teardrop on the cheek of time."
Rudyard Kipling's poem "The Law for the Wolves" is a canny analysis of the rights and responsibilities of an individual in a community....
On May 20, 1498, Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama became the first European to reach India by sailing around Africa, a major expedition in the Age of...
On March 10, 1922, Mohandas K. Gandhi was arrested on charges of sedition by British officials in Bombay (now Mumbai), India.
This ambitious map of Asia was printed in December 1933 with the National Geographic article "Afghanistan Makes Haste Slowly."
Published in April 1946—just a year before India and Pakistan gained their independence—this map of India and Burma details the numerous provinces of ...
Krithi Karanth is an Emerging Explorer who travels throughout India to resolve conflict between wildlife and people. By collecting information from va...
On December 3, 1984, almost 4,000 people died in Bhopal, India, after breathing toxic chemicals leaked from a pesticide plant.
On August 11, 1999, the last total solar eclipse of the second millennium occurred.
Explore, customize, and download a 1-page black-and-white map of India.
Photo: Large lizard blends into tree roots.
Increasing human fatalities from tiger attacks lead villagers to try new tactics to outsmart the felines.
Bull sharks go upriver in India.
Practicing Sikh men are required to wear dastaars, or turbans, as a sign of dignity, dedication, and spiritual identity.
On September 11, 1893, the first World’s Parliament of Religions was held in Chicago, Illinois. This is generally considered the first interfait...
On October 2, 2007, the United Nations first celebrated the International Day of Non-Violence.
On September 5, 1997, Mother Teresa died in Calcutta (now Kolkota), India, at the age of 87. ...
On March 19, 1821, geographer, anthropologist, and explorer Richard Francis Burton was born in Torquay, Devon, England.
India is home to endangered wildlife like the Asian elephant, tiger, and leopard and approximately 1.3 billion people. Use this set of ideas to e...
Photo: A tiger roaming a swamp
Photo: Closeup of a tiger
Photograph: People in red robes wade into the sea.
Photo: People walk in a protest, led by a man wearing a face mask that says "Stop Killing in Tibet."