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History Of The Indian Navy
Maritime powers in the Indian subcontinent have possessed Navy, navies for many centuries. Indian dynasties such as the Cholas used naval power to extend their influence overseas, particularly to Southeast Asia. The Marakkar Navy under Zamorins during 15th century and the Maratha Navy of the 17th and 18th centuries fought with rival Indian powers and European trading companies. The East India Company organised its own navy, which came to be as the Royal Indian Navy#1612–1830, the Bombay Marine, Bombay Marine. With the establishment of the British Raj after the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the small navy was transformed into "His Majesty's Indian Navy", then "Her Majesty's Indian Marine", and finally the "Royal Indian Marine". The Royal Indian Marine transported large numbers of Indian troops overseas during the World War I, First World War, and – as the Royal Indian Navy – took part in naval combat and patrol duties during the World War II, Second World War. When India became ...
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Mahratta Pirates Attacking The Sloop 'Aurora', Of The Bombay Marine, 1812; Beginning Of The Action
Mahratta may refer to: An old spelling of * Maratha caste, a ruling/warrior class of the Indian subcontinent * Maratha Empire (1674–1820), India * Marathi language and those who spoke that language, primarily residing in: ** the state of Maharashtra in India Houses * Mahratta (Wahroonga), ''Mahratta'' (Wahroonga), a house in Sydney, Australia Ships * SS Mahratta (1891), SS ''Mahratta'' (1891), lost on the Goodwin Sands in 1909 * SS Mahratta (1917), SS ''Mahratta'' (1917), lost on the Goodwin Sands in 1939 * HMS Mahratta (G23), HMS ''Mahratta'' (G23), an M class destroyer torpedoed in 1944 with the loss of 220 Military units of the British Indian Army * 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, * 103rd Mahratta Light Infantry * 105th Mahratta Light Infantry * 110th Mahratta Light Infantry * 114th Mahrattas * 116th Mahrattas * 117th Mahrattas See also

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Indo-Pakistani War Of 1965
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 or the Second Kashmir War was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April 1965 and September 1965 between Pakistan and India. The conflict began following Pakistan's Operation Gibraltar, which was designed to infiltrate forces into Jammu and Kashmir (state), Jammu and Kashmir to precipitate an insurgency against Indian rule. India retaliated by launching a full-scale military attack on West Pakistan. The seventeen-day war caused thousands of casualties on both sides and witnessed the largest engagement of armored vehicles and the largest tank battle since World War II. Hostilities between the two countries ended after a ceasefire was declared through United Nations Security Council Resolution 211, UNSC Resolution 211 following a diplomatic intervention by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the subsequent issuance of the Tashkent Declaration. Much of the war was fought by the countries' land forces in Kashmir conflict, Kashmir ...
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Arthashastra
The ''Arthaśāstra'' ( sa, अर्थशास्त्र, ) is an ancient India According to consensus in modern genetics, anatomically modern humans first arrived on the Indian subcontinent from Africa between 73,000 and 55,000 years ago. Quote: "Y-Chromosome and Mt-DNA data support the colonization of South Asia by mode ...n Sanskrit Sanskrit (; attributively , ; , , ) is a of that belongs to the branch of the . It arose in South Asia after its predecessor languages had there from the northwest in the late . Sanskrit is the of , the language of classical , and of h ... treatise on statecraft, economic policy The economic policy of governments covers the systems for setting levels of taxation, government budgets, the money supply and interest rates as well as the labour market, nationalization, national ownership, and many other areas of government ... and military strategy Military strategy is a set of ideas implemented by military organization ...
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Chanakya
Chanakya (IAST The International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration (IAST) is a transliteration scheme that allows the lossless romanisation Romanization or romanisation, in linguistics Linguistics is the science, scientific study of language. It ...: ', ) was an ancient Indian polymath and who was active as a teacher, author, strategist, philosopher A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about Metaphysics, existence, reason, Epistemology, knowledge, Ethics, values, Philosophy of mind, mi ..., economist An economist is a professional and practitioner in the social science Social science is the branch The branches and leaves of a tree. A branch ( or , ) or tree branch (sometimes referred to in botany Botany, also called , pl ..., jurist A jurist is a person with expert knowledge of law; someone who analyses and comments on la ...
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Varuna
Varuna (; sa, वरुण, , Malay Malay may refer to: Languages * Malay language or Bahasa Melayu, a major Austronesian language spoken in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore ** History of the Malay language#Old Malay, the Malay language from the 4th to the 14th century ** ...: ''Baruna'') is a Vedic FIle:Atharva-Veda samhita page 471 illustration.png, upright=1.2, The Vedas are ancient Sanskrit texts of Hinduism. Above: A page from the ''Atharvaveda''. The Vedas (, , ) are a large body of religious texts originating in ancient India. Com ... deity associated initially with the sky, later also with the seas as well as Ṛta In the Historical Vedic religion, Vedic religion, ''Ṛta'' (; Sanskrit ' "order, rule; truth") is the principle of natural order which regulates and coordinates the operation of the universe and everything within it. In the hymns of the Vedas, ... (justice) and Satya ''Satya'' (Sanskrit Sanskrit (, attributively , ''saṃskṛta- ...
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Rig Veda
The ''Rigveda'' or ''Rig Veda'' ( ', from ' "praise" and ' "knowledge") is an ancient Indian collection Collection or Collections may refer to: * Cash collection, the function of an accounts receivable department * Collection agency, agency to collect cash * Collections management (museum) ** Collection (artwork), objects in a particular field fo ... of Vedic Sanskrit Vedic Sanskrit was an ancient language of the Indo-AryanIndo-Aryan refers to: * Indo-Aryan languages ** Indo-Aryan superstrate in Mitanni or Mitanni-Aryan * Indo-Aryan peoples, the various peoples speaking these languages See also *Aryan invasi ... hymn A hymn is a type of song A song is a musical composition intended to be performed by the human voice. This is often done at melody, distinct and fixed pitches (melodies) using patterns of sound and silence. Songs contain various song form, ...s (''suktas''). It is one of the four sacred canonical Hindu texts Hindu texts are manuscripts and ...
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Mangrol, Kathiawar
Mangrol is a town and (now a city) a minor port in Junagadh district Junagadh district is a district of the India India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by area, seventh-largest country by area, the List of countries and d ... in the state of Gujarat Gujarat (, ) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper i ..., western India India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi Hindi (Devanagari: , हिंदी, ISO 15919, ISO: ), or more precisely Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: , ISO 15919, ISO: ), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken chiefly in Hindi Belt, .... It was formerly the seat of the princely state A princely state, also called a native state, feudatory state or Indi ...
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Indus Valley Civilisation
The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), also known as the Indus Civilisation, was a Bronze Age The Bronze Age is a prehistoric Periodization, period that was characterized by the use of bronze, in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization. The Bronze Age is the second principal period of the Three-age sys ... civilisation  A civilization (or civilisation) is a complex society that is characterized by Urban area, urban development, social stratification, a form of government, and Symbol, symbolic systems of communication (such as writing system, writing). ... in the northwestern regions of South Asia South Asia is the southern region of Asia Asia () is 's largest and most populous , located primarily in the and . It shares the continental of with the continent of and the continental landmass of with both Europe and . Asia cov ..., lasting from 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE, and in its mature form from 2600&nb ...
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Lothal
Lothal () was one of the southernmost cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization , c. 2500 BCE. Terracotta Terracotta, terra cotta, or terra-cotta (; Italian language, Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin ''terra cocta''), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based ceramic glaze, unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the ..., located in the Bhāl region of the modern state of Gujarāt. Construction of the city began around 2200 BCE. Discovered in 1954, Lothal was excavated from 13 February 1955 to 19 May 1960 by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the official Indian government agency for the preservation of ancient monuments. According to the ASI, Lothal had the world's earliest known dock, which connected the city to an ancient course of the Sabarmati river on the trade route A trade route is a logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo. The term can also be used to refer to trade over ...
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Indian Maritime History
Indian maritime history begins during the 3rd millennium BCE when inhabitants of the Indus Valley The Indus ( ) is a transboundary river A transboundary river is a river that crosses at least one political border, either a border within a nation or an international boundary. Bangladesh has the highest number of these rivers, including tw ... initiated maritime trading contact with Mesopotamia Mesopotamia ( grc, Μεσοποταμία ''Mesopotamíā''; ar, بِلَاد ٱلرَّافِدَيْن ; syc, ܐܪܡ ܢܗܪ̈ܝܢ, or , ) is a historical region of Western Asia situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system, in the .... As per Vedic upright=1.2, The Vedas are ancient Sanskrit texts of Hinduism. Above: A page from the ''Atharvaveda''. The Vedas (, , ) are a large body of religious texts originating in ancient India. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the ol ... records, Indian traders and merchants traded with the far east ...
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Rajendra Chola I
Rajendra Chola I, often described as Rajendra the Great, was a Tamil Emperor of the Chola Empire The Chola dynasty ( ta, சோழ வம்சம்) was a Tamil Tamil may refer to: * Tamils, an ethnic group native to India, Sri Lanka and some other parts of Asia **Sri Lankan Tamils, Tamil people native to Sri Lanka **Tamil Malaysian ... in south India between 1014 - 1044 AD. Rajendra succeeded his father Rajaraja I Rajaraja I, born Arulmoli Varman, often described as Rajaraja the Great, was a Chola The Chola dynasty was a Tamil thalassocratic empire of southern India, one of the longest-ruling dynasties in the world's history. The earliest datab ... in 1014 AD. The extensive Chola empire under Rajendra included most parts of present-day south India, with the river Krishna Krishna (, ; sa, कृष्ण, ) is a major deity A deity or god is a supernatural being considered divinity, divine or sacred. The ''Oxford Dictionary of English'' ...
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Ajanta Caves
The Ajanta Caves are approximately 30 rock-cut Buddhist Buddhism (, ) is the world's fourth-largest religion Religion is a - of designated and practices, , s, s, , , , , or , that relates humanity to , , and elements; however, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitu ... cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE Common Era (CE) is one of the year notations used for the Gregorian calendar The Gregorian calendar is the used in most of the world. It was introduced in October 1582 by as a modification of the , reducing the average year from 365.2 ... to about 480 CE in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra Maharashtra (; , abbr. MH or Maha, is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper) ... state of India India, officially the Republic of India (Hin ...
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