Warren Buffett: Why the media went rogue

82% of the world distrusts the media. What happened? Warren Buffett realized something he never told anyone before. He has spent more time talking to journalists than any CEO in America. The reason he says is partially because he’s in his 80’s, and the other part is that he likes journalists. As everyone knows who … Continue reading Warren Buffett: Why the media went rogue

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent. What's happening now? The UK has voted to leave the European Union. It is scheduled to depart at 11pm UK time on Friday 29 March, 2019. … Continue reading Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Ghaznavids → Mahmud of Gazni & Muhammad Ghori

Ghaznavids → Mahmud of Gazni & Muhammad Ghori Ghaznavids (1000 – 1200 AD) Islam →  Founded in Mecca by prophet muhammad (622 AD) 622 AD →  Starting point of Muslim calender Later, Profet moved to Madina & this Muslim era was called Hijra Followers of prophet set up an empire known as Caliphate Umayyads & Abbasids were called Caliphs (Arabs)   … Continue reading Ghaznavids → Mahmud of Gazni & Muhammad Ghori

Delhi Sultanate → Slave Dynasty (1206 – 1290)

Delhi Sultanate → Slave Dynasty (1206 – 1290) Slave dynasty (Mamluk dynasty) was mainly sum up of 3 small dynasties, namely Qutubi Dynasty (1206 – 1211)     →  By Qutubuddin Aibak 1st Ilbari Dynasty (1211 – 1246)   →  By Iltutmish 2nd Ilbari Dynasty (1246 – 1290)  →  By Balban   Qutubuddin Aibak (1206 -1210) At the death of Muhammad Ghori, Aibak declared … Continue reading Delhi Sultanate → Slave Dynasty (1206 – 1290)

Delhi Sultanate → Khilji Dynasty (1290 – 1320)

Delhi Sultanate → Khilji Dynasty (1290 – 1320) Founder of Khilji dynasty was Jalaluddin Khilji killed by his son – in – law Alauddin khilji to claim the throne of Delhi   Alaunddin Khilji (1296 – 1316) Passed 4 ordinances to be free from rebellions:   Confiscated properties of Nobles Organised intelligence system to know … Continue reading Delhi Sultanate → Khilji Dynasty (1290 – 1320)

Delhi Sultanate → Tughlaq Dynasty, Sayyids Dynasty, Lodi Dynasty

Delhi Sultanate → Tughlaq Dynasty, Sayyids Dynasty, Lodi Dynasty Tughlaq Dynasty (1320 – 1414) Founded by Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Laid foundation of Tughlaqabad near Delhi Killed by his own son “Ulugh khan” who ascended throne under the name of Muhammad – bin – tughlaq in 1325   Muhammad – Bin – Tughlaq (ill-starred Idealist) Known for … Continue reading Delhi Sultanate → Tughlaq Dynasty, Sayyids Dynasty, Lodi Dynasty

Delhi Sultanate – Administration, Art & Culture

Delhi Sultanate – Administration, Art & Culture Administration Sultans considered themselves as representative of Caliphs (as inscribed on their coins & Khutba (Prayer)) & were of Islamic origin Balban considered himself as shadow of god & of divine originality Iltutmish, Muhammad bin tughlaq & Firoz tughlaq received Mansur or letter of permission from Caliphs Sultans … Continue reading Delhi Sultanate – Administration, Art & Culture

Sufism and Bhakti Movement

Sufism and Bhakti Movement Sufism Originated in Persia & spread to India by 11th century 1st Sufi saint was Shaik ismail of Lahore Most famous Sufi saint of India was Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti, who settled in Ajmer which became centre of his activities His disciples were called Sufis of Chisti order →  Nizamuddin Aulia of Chisti order became a … Continue reading Sufism and Bhakti Movement

Vijayanagar Empire (1336-1672)

Vijayanagar Empire (1336-1672) Prominent languages →  Kannada, Telegu, Sanskrit Consist of four major dynasties viz. Sangam Dynasty Saluva Dynasty Tulva Dynasty Aravidu Dynasty Sangam Dynasty Founded by Harihara & Bukka Greatest Ruler Devaraya 2 →  Srirangam Copper Plate inscription ascribed to him   Saluva Dynasty Founded by Saluva Narsimha   Tulva Dynasty Founded by Vir Narsimha Greatest Ruler Krishanadeva … Continue reading Vijayanagar Empire (1336-1672)

Advent of the Europeans in India

Advent of the Europeans in India Portuguese Vasco-de-Gama reached Calicut via cape of good hope in 1498 Was warmly welcomed by Zamorin (Ruler of Calicut) Francis – De – Almeida →  1st Portuguese governor in India In 1510, Albuquerque became governor → Captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur Goa became capital of Portuguese settlements in India Built fort at … Continue reading Advent of the Europeans in India