Rice now dates back to 11,500 years ago.

Up to the end of the 1900s it was widely believed that rice originated in India circa 3000 BCE. Continue reading

Chinese Monk makes note of a suspension Bridge in 399 CE

A Chinese monk of the 4th Century mentioned in the account of Faxian (Fa-Hsien, Fa Hien), the note of the existence of a rope suspension bridge which crossed over the Indus River in India, and was noted to be ancient at the time the monk crossed the bridge. Continue reading

Creation of First Inter-species Cat

Betsy L. Dresser and colleagues at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, OH, USA announced the birth of an interspecies cat on February 7, 1989. Continue reading

First Intestinal Surgery Performed

Hindu surgeon Susruta first performed surgery to repair perforated or obstructed intestines in India in 49 BCE. Continue reading

Carakasamhita Were First Medical Texts

Carakasamhita, a medical text from the first century CE, and the Susruta Samhita, a surgical text from the seventh century Continue reading

English Settlement in Pettapoli, India

The first English settlement was founded on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Pettapoli, India in 1611. Continue reading

Udasis Dissented from Sikhism

The first Sikhism dissenters were the Udasis who followed Shri Chand, the son of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism Continue reading

Establishment of the Mahasanghika School

The establishment of the Mahasanghika school arose in the fourth century BCE emphasizing the transcendent nature and infinite purity of the Buddha, Continue reading

First Buddhist Text- Patimokkha

Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama drew up a set of monastic rules or chief vinaya text - Patimokkha, Continue reading

Guru Arjan

Guru Arjan (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜੁਨ Guru Arjan [ɡʊru əɾdʒən]) 15 April 1563 – 30 May 1606) was the first of the two Gurus martyred in the Sikh faith and the fifth of the ten total Sikh Gurus. Continue reading