19 May 2017

Alexander's Invasion of India

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Alexander the Great in His Conquest of AsiaThe Greek conqueror Alexander, popularly known as Alexander the Great, was the King of Macedonia in Greece, from 336 BC to 323 BC. In 326 BC, Alexander invaded India; He crossed the river Indus (also known as Sindhu) and advanced towards Taxila or Takshasila, situated between the rivers Indus and Jhelum [Hydaspes]. It is said that Alexander was well received by Ambhi [Omphis], also known as Taxiles (the King of Taxila), who surrendered both himself and his kingdom to Alexander. After appointing a viceroy and also leaving a garrison at Taxila, Alexander marched towards Jhelum river.

13 May 2017

Why do you love Google?

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Yahoo, Google and Bing ➝ The Search Engines:

yahoo, google, bing search engines: a comparison

5 May 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Pink Swamp Mallow

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow family)
Botanical name: Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus or A. rugosus
Common Name: Pink Swamp Mallow
Flower Colour: Pale Red
Habit: Perennial Herb

4 May 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Golden Dew Drop

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Lamiales
Family: Verbenaceae (The Vervain family)
Botanical name: Duranta erecta a.k.a D. repens
Common Name: Golden Dew Drop
Flower Colour: Pale Purple
Habit: Evergreen Shrub