Encyclopaedia of Indian Events & Dates
Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd, May 1, 2009 - 613 pages
India, in this chronology of events, stands for the country as it is today and as it was before the Partition in 1947. This book takes off from 1424 BC, the year widely accepted by historians as that of the Battle of Mahabharata. Until the end of the 17th century, it mostly covers historical events with reference to matters concerning religion as well as the lives of luminaries. From the 18th century onwards, the chronology gradually embraces various aspects of the national panorama, including social reforms, law, politics, literature, education, sports, science, discoveries, inventions, industry, communications, cinema, etc., These are interspersed with anecdotes to make the book more interesting. The present edition has been revised till July 2008. Divided into four parts, the encyclopaedia contains: (A) a chronology of events, by year with cross-references to other years; (B) arrangement of the events by calendar dates; (C) a list of important dynasties; and (D) a full index section, as well as an extra feature, 'First time in India' Chr(45) General and Women.
Akbar April army arrived August Aurangzeb Bahadur Bangladesh bank battle became Bengal Bombay born Bose British brother built Calcutta capital Chand Chandra chief Club College commissioned completed Congress Court cricket death December defeated Delhi died district dynasty East India Company Emperor ended England established expired famous February force formed founded founder French Gandhi Gandhiji Government Governor Gujarat Guru held Hindu inaugurated independent Institute International introduced January July June Kashmir Khan killed King known landed later launched leader London Lord Madras Maratha March Movement Mughal Muhammad Muslim November October October 24 officially opened passed political Portuguese President Prime Minister Prince prison Punjab Raja reached record rule ruler satellite September Shah Sikh Singh South started Sultan Tagore temple Test third throne took University village visited woman