Noor Jahan was a Mughal empress who was a sign of women's independence and involvement in political and administrative affairs of the subcontinent.

The Mughal rule in the subcontinent started in 1526. Babar, the first Mughal king in the Indo-Pak defeated the Lodhis and took the throne of Delhi. Following the chain starting from Babar, Jahangir was the king of Delhi after Akbar the great. The reign of the Jahangir is regarded as…

Story of the first woman to circumnavigate the globe

The crew of a ship on scientific exploration comes to know that a woman is disguising as a man in an attempt to be a part of the journey. It is a great shock to all of them.

We have heard the stories of women who fought in wars, remained…

A schoolgirl saving the world

In 1982, in the USA a fifth-grade student came to know about an imminent threat of nuclear war between the USSR and the USA through a television program. In the same program, the reporter mentioned the devastation of the atomic bomb in Japan. This information about the possible threat of…

The story of the last Mughal Bahadur Shah Zafar

In 1857, a great empire which was founded by Zahir ud-din-Muhammad Babur in 1527, comprised of areas of modern-day India, Pakistan, large parts of Afghanistan, and Bangladesh came to an end with a pitful future for the royal family ahead. …

Story of a Japanese woman climber who conquered all the famous mountain peaks in the world

Conquering the mountain is considered an uphill task. When we think about the conquests of the highest peaks of the world, we usually imagine men completing this task. Like Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay conquered Mount Everest on May 29, 1953. The world’s highest mountain in the Himalayan range. …

Story of one of the most lethal pandemics in the world

The history of mankind is full of stories about the calamities and havocs which altered the course of history. Mankind remained entangled in various kinds of catastrophic situations. When it was the beginning of life, mankind was hiding from the beasts and trying to find ways to ensure its survival…

The beginning of the use of chemical weapons

Enemies in the war always attempt to inflict a cruel defeat upon their counterparts. They use weapons, tactics, and the bravery of their soldiers to defeat the other side. Throughout human history, different nations fought against each other. These wars gave birth to many stories which have important lessons for…

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