Top 10 Most Popular Indian Websites

Brief History: India launched its first Internet venture long back in 1995 by introducing VSNL (Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd) service to the common public. The first Indian website was as it was the first Indian Domain registered in year 1996. And in the same year, Planet India, Web Development Company, got into existence as one of the first Indian Company to offer Web Development Services and Hosting in India.

Now meet India’s first web browser – Epic! It was founded in the year 2010. Epic Browser is a privacy-centric web browser developed by Hidden Reflex and based on Chromium source code. It is dubbed as the first web browser from India. Today, the top five Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in terms of subscriber base in India are BSNL, Bharti Airtel, MTNL, Hathway and You Broadband.

For almost 9 years the Internet experience in the country remained less attractive, due to lack of knowledge, slow pace and narrow-band connections having speeds less than 56 Kbps. But today, India is second-largest Internet user-base nation in the world. According to the Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the Internet users in the country stood at 220 million at the end of Dec, 2013.

To a certain extent we have always wondered that what websites are best cum popular and what are not? According to Web Analytic and Information Company Alexa, the top websites in India that people visit are further likely to be those you come across almost every day. Alexa daily uphold track records of these website but there stats are taken from three months of information database they save on these websites. Now let’s figure out Top 10 Most Popular Indian Websites below with their Alexa Ranking in India. First on our list is:

Best Indian Website
1.) – is one of oldest and top Indian website started in 1996 (Domain Registration) and one of the leading news, shopping and job portal in India. Indiatimes is the flagship brand of Times Internet Limited. Times Internet limited is in turn promoted by The Times Group, which has a 90% stake in it. Apart from News, Sports, Cricket, Astrology, and a number of other things, the portal also offers Shopping, Job, Music and Travel information. Indiatimes Shopping claims it is India’s largest online shopping platform featuring over 30,000 products for sale across a wide range of categories such as apparels, accessories, jewellery, consumer durables/electronics, books, music, movies, etc. is the social networking site. is a commercial music streaming service providing free and licensed music.

Alexa Global Rank: 104
Alexa India Rank: 9
Monthly Unique Visitors: 19.5 Millions

Top Indian Shopping Website
2.) Flipkart – is first and most popular Indian e-commerce website. It was founded in 2007 by just an investment of Rs 4 lakh by two friends Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, both alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. They had been working for previously. Flipkart has launched its own product range under the name “DigiFlip”, offering camera bags, pen-drives, headphones, computer accessories, etc. In October and November 2011, Flipkart acquired the websites and Later that year, Flipkart bought the company,, for an estimated US$25 million. It was closed down and all traffic to Letsbuy have been diverted to Flipkart. Co-Founder of Flipkart Sachin Bansal, got Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2012-2013 from Economic Times, leading Indian Economic Daily.

Alexa Global Rank: 146
Alexa India Rank: 10
Monthly Unique Visitors: 18.5 Millions

Popular Indian Website
3.) – As mentioned previously, Rediff is first Indian website to come into existence in 1996. Rediffmail brings maximum number of visitors to the site. Besides Rediffmail, Rediff Bol, Rediff Songbuzz and Rediff Locale are other products that are quite famous and attracts visitors. Rediff launched new service, group deals, named Rediff Deal Ho Jaye! This service, essentially, offers consumers local services in about 40 cities across India at discounts that range from 30 per cent to 60 per cent on any deals that they avail of.

Alexa Global Rank: 245
Alexa India Rank: 14
Monthly Unique Visitors: 17.5 Millions

Best Classified Website in India
4.) – was launched on 12 July 2008 and currently has 4.5 million User-Base in 900 cities across India. It is one of India’s largest online and mobile classifieds portal based in Mumbai. Quikr provides the local community with a platform to help them buy, sell, rent and find something and address needs across many categories. Quikr was formerly known as The company is backed by Matrix Partners India, Omidyar Network, Norwest Venture Partners and invested in by eBay Inc.

Alexa Global Rank: 310
Alexa India Rank: 16
Monthly Unique Visitors: 16.5 Millions

Top website in India
5.) – was started in February 2010 as a daily deals platform but expanded in September 2011 to become an e-commerce company via a marketplace model. The website was started by two people. Kunal Bahl, a Wharton graduate and Rohit Bansal, an alumnus of IIT Delhi in February 2010. With 20 million registered users, SnapDeal is one of the first and largest online marketplace in India. They offer 4 million+ products across diverse categories from over 20,000 sellers, shipping to 4000 towns and cities in India. Snapdeal has raised a total of $102 million of funding from investors like Nexus, Bessemer, Indo-US Venture Partners and $50 million alone from eBay.
Alexa Global Rank: 315
Alexa India Rank: 20
Monthly Unique Visitors: 15.2 Millions

Top Indian Website
6.) – is an Indian online shopping retailer of fashion and casual lifestyle products. The website was started by three partners, namely, Mukesh Bansal, Ashutosh Lawania, and Vineet Saxena in February 2007. All three are IIT alumni, and have worked for several start-ups. Myntra is headquartered in Bangalore and has been funded by Venture Capital funds like Tiger, Kalaari, IDG & Accel Partners. Myntra currently offers products from more than 350 Indian and international brands.

Alexa Global Rank: 392
Alexa India Rank: 22
Monthly Unique Visitors: 13.8 Millions

Best Indian Websites
7.) – is an Indian job search engine operating in India founded in March 1997 by Info Edge (India) Ltd. It publishes a monthly report called Naukri JobSpeak. It has been recognized as the best classified website at the 2nd edition of the India Digital Awards organized by the Internet and Mobile Association of India. had a database of about 35 million registered job seekers and over 98,000 live job listings from Corporate Customers.

Alexa Global Rank: 402
Alexa India Rank: 29
Monthly Unique Visitors: 13.5 Millions

Top News Website
8.) – is an Indian commercial broadcasting television network founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy. NDTV is an acronym for the original name of the company, New Delhi Television. Over the years, NDTV has expanded its brand portfolio to seize opportunities beyond news space and has step-down subsidiaries: NDTV Lifestyle, NDTV Convergence (Mobile and Internet) and today it is the most followed and watched news website in India. NDTV is seventh most popular website in India with Alexa Rank 30.

Alexa Global Rank: 422
Alexa India Rank: 30
Monthly Unique Visitors: 10.5 Millions

Top Indian Bank
9.) – Indian financial services company based in Mumbai . Its the fifth largest bank in India by assets. It was incorporated in 1994 and was promoted by the Housing Development Finance Corporation (India’s largest housing finance company). Its customer base stood at 28.7 million customers on 31 March 2013. On 23 May 2008, HDFC Bank acquired Centurion Bank of Punjab taking its total branches to more than 1,000. HDFC Bank was the first bank in India to launch an International Debit Card in association with VISA. Today, HDFC Bank has 3,251 branches and 11,177 ATMs in 2,022 cities in India.

Alexa Global Rank: 431
Alexa India Rank: 32
Monthly Unique Visitors: 9.5 Millions

Best India Website
10.) – is the digital presence of the India Today Group. It hosts brands like India Today Magazine, Aaj Tak News Channel, Business Today, etc. The company was founded in 1975 and its first publication was India Today International which was a fortnightly news magazine. Aroon Purie is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief and Ashish Bagga is the CEO. It also has several Joint ventures and Licensing agreements with prominent brands for their Indian editions, like, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Reader’s Digest, Scientific American, etc.

Alexa Global Rank: 442
Alexa India Rank: 34
Monthly Unique Visitors: 7.2 Millions

Did you know that Indian Blogs are also world famous. and, are some of the blogs that are very popular among western countries (moreover, no one presume so easily that it’s a Indian Blog). There is so much of imminent talent that we can’t stop our self to share with you the future of Indian Web, specially for content writing. Its hard to believe the countries like US, Canada, Russia, Italy, China, etc. are hiring Indians for their website content. Today, major top positions like CEO, COO, VP, MD and so on, are of Indian in some of the world most renowned Web Companies. Even more surprisingly, out of world top 1000 Web Developers and Designers 28% are Indians. Well this is not the end, but just a beginning…

We will continue to show you the best of Indian internet on our upcoming posts. Above were the Top Indian Websites that made us all ostentatious and somewhere we follow these Best Indian Websites in our daily routine work too.

10 Most Popular Keywords Searched on Google India.

Several people around the world search websites without just knowing the exact domain name of a website. And it happens many times with us also. We just type words and expect to see the best result while searching on Google. Many times we want to explore that which site rank number one with maximum number of keywords match. And did you know that these set of keywords is also a big reason behind the success of some of new websites and blogs. Well, its a extended story of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and we will not go much into details.

Let us just see below which are the most common keywords searched in India.

  1. Railway Booking – is used for Online Passenger Reservation for booking facility of Railway tickets online. With first rank IRCTC offers services like booking train tickets or checking reservation status, etc. It’s a mix of keywords like Railway Reservation/ Booking/ Tickets/ Online, etc.
  2. Cricket – is one of the pious sport in our nation. People search over internet for cricket live score or to see live coverage of the match. Cricinfo is very popular website to see the live score and rank no.1 with keywords related to cricket in Google search results. Other Keywords related are Cricket Score/ Live Score/ Match/info, etc.
  3. Bollywood Songs – is the third most searched keyword and is also used with terms such as download bollywood songs or download Hindi songs to listen to the Indian music/songs in computer, laptop or in any other gadgets.
  4. Online Shopping – few are the people in metros who don’t shop online. It’s a leading revolution in India, and for that reason these days we choose to shop online rather than visiting our nearest retail shop.
  5. PNR Status – is a status to see the current formation of booking related to Railway tickets. provides dynamic information like current PNR grade of the passengers, accessibility of berths in all classes and static enquiries like Train Between Important Stations, Reservations Rules, Fares, Refund, and Rules etc.
  6. Internet banking – in recent times online Internet Banking is very common for many Indian. Internet banking facility offers convenience of extended hours banking to its customers with the comfort of sitting in home or office.
  7. Aadhaar Card – people are searching for functions related to aadhar card e.g., its purpose, to check its status or to download it from UIDAI website (Unique Identification Authority of India) . It is used for imperative Identity and Address proof anywhere in India.
  8. Samsung Galaxy – whether its S3, S4 or Note2, Note3 model, Samsung is at no sixth position when its comes to maximum number of searches in Google with its popular product hunt.
  9. IBPS – a body providing integrated end to end solutions for human resource management of client organizations. In Just one year IBPS was successful in screening over 10 Million Candidates for testing and filled approx. 80,236 vacancies for its client organizations.
  10. Narendra Modi – is a popular Political Party (BJP) leader and also the most famous politician on social media sites such as facebook and twitter with maximum number of 7,539,509 likes on facebook.

Top 10 Real Estate Builders in India


1.) DLF – is the largest commercial real estate developer in India. It was founded by Raghuvendra Singh in 1946 and is based in New Delhi, India. DLF developed residential colonies in Delhi such as Shivaji Park (their first development), Rajouri Garden, Krishna Nagar, South Extension, Greater Kailash, Kailash Colony, and Hauz Khas. DLF builds residential, office, and retail properties. The company is headed by Indian billionaire Kushal Pal Singh. According to the Forbes listing he was the 98th richest man in the world and the world’s richest property developer in 2009. The company’s US$ 2 billion IPO in July, 2007 was India’s biggest IPO in history. In its first quarter results for the period ending 30 June 2007, the company reported a turnover of Rs. 3,120.98 Crore and profits after taxes of Rs. 1,515.48 Crore.

Unitech logo2.) Unitech Real Estate – is India’s second largest real estate investment company, and has also recently claimed to be one of the largest real estate builder in the country. The company is based in New Delhi and ranks 1484, in Forbes Global 2000 listing of the top 2000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine, 32nd in India. Its construction business includes highways, roads, powerhouses, transmission lines, and it has residential projects called Unitech Cities/Uni World. The company began to enter into real estate in 1986 and started to increase focus in Real Estate in 2000 today it is India’s second-largest listed real estate firm.

(HDIL)3.) Housing Development & Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) – has established itself as one of India’s premier real estate development companies, with significant operations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. HDIL is a public listed real estate company in India with shares traded on the BSE & NSE Stock Exchanges. HDIL group has completed more than 100 million sq.ft of construction in all verticals of real estate and has rehabilitated around 30,000 families in last one decade. Company residential projects range from apartment complexes to towers to townships. And commercial projects comprise premium office spaces as well as multiplex cinemas. In retail, we focus on building world-class shopping malls.

Omaxe-Logo4.) Omaxe – is another India’s leading real estate development companies. Having spread its footprints in 9 States across 30 cities in India, the company has already delivered more than 166 projects and is currently executing 42 real estate projects – 17 Integrated Townships, 2 Hi-Tech Townships, 14 Group Housing projects, 7 Shopping Malls & Commercial Complexes and 2 Hotel projects. Mr Rohtas Goel founded Omaxe back in 1987. In 1989, he laid the foundation of Omaxe Builders Private Limited to undertake construction & contracting business.In 2007 the company got listed on Indian bourses (BSE and NSE). Within a short span, the company emerged as one of the largest real estate companies marked by some of the renowned and hugely appreciated projects, awards and accolades and more importantly the trust of the people.

Ambuja-Realty5.) Ambuja Realty Group – Ambuja Neotia is one of the most prominent and respected corporate houses headquartered in Kolkata with its forte in real estate and recent forays into hospitality, healthcare and education. The company, under the stewardship of Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia has been responsible for landmark projects in and around Kolkata. The Group also has several projects in Eastern India as well as other parts of the country in the pipeline. The Group is also in partnership with Advance India Projects Ltd. to provide high quality housing solutions tailored to meet contemporary lifestyles. (as a joint venture between AIPL and Ambuja Housing & Urban Infrastructure Ltd.)

oberoi_realty6.) Oberoi Realty – is a real estate developer based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is led by billionaire Vikas Oberoi. Oberoi Construction was started in 1985 by his father from the profits of family’s saffron-trading business. Since taking over in 1997 Oberoi has built on inheritance with several upmarket residential and commercial projects. It has completed 32 projects covering approximately 4.979 million square feet of saleable area spread across the city of Mumbai. Its main interest is in Residential, Office Space, Retail, Hospitality and Social Infrastructure properties in Mumbai, the commercial capital of India. Oasis Tower will second tallest tower India is developed by Oberoi Realty.

Supertech7.) Supertech – was founded in 1988. The company completed 20 years in real estate business and has credited a customer base of more than 50,000 with Projects across 40 locations. Till date, the company has delivered more than 10,000 units and 1,000 commercial units has been allocated. Supertech has recently ventured into construction of designer residences at Supernova, Noida for which the company has tied up with world renowned designer, “Armani/Casa”. The company has also got into association with Disney India to come up with Disney inspired homes-exteriors and interiors at its township project, Fable Castle.

parsvnath-developers8.) Parsvnath – The company is Headed by Mr. Pradeep Jain as a Chairmain. With a pan-India presence in over 44 cities in 15 states they have marked their ultimate identity as popular Real Estate builder and in constructing remarkable residential spaces, state-of-the-art office complexes, affordable housing, luxurious, shopping malls and hypermarkets, posh hotels, futuristic multiplexes, and ultra modern IT Parks and special economic zones.

IndiaBulls9.) Indiabulls Real Estate – is one of the largest real estate company in India with development projects spread across high-end office and commercial complexes, premium residential developments, mega townships, retail spaces, hotel and resorts, state of the art special economic zones and infrastructure development. It has 31 ongoing projects totaling 72.86 million square feet, 2588 acres of SEZ development and additional land bank of 1001.43 acres. Each project bears a stamp of thoughtful solutions and highest quality. The company has partnered with specialists from India and abroad working on various aspects including design, landscaping, engineering and structural strength of each of the developments.

ansal10.) Ansal – construction company is run by Mr Deepak Ansal (Chairman & Managing Director). Ansal Housing has already developed 68 million sq.ft. of area and more than 66 million sq.ft. is under various phases of development. Today, the company is present across 22 cities in India and has created a land bank in excess of 87 million sq.ft. These lands will be developed into integrated townships with clubhouse and other international facilities. In all, the company has projects worth approximately Rs. 6000 crores which will be completed over the next 5 years.

10 Biggest Movie Hits in the History of Indian Cinema.

The Indian film industry (which is commonly baptized as Bollywood) is one of the largest movie production hub in the world. The first movie, named Dadasaheb Phalke (silent feature film) was released in 1913, which was before independence. With development, newer equipment’s were setup and together with the use of sound and color the industry produced no of films. Alam Ara was India’s first sound film, whereas Kisan Kanya was India’s first color film. In the beginning of 1950s, Hindi film industry touched major commercial accomplishment, and numbers of box office milestones were breached. Theatrical income kept on increasing with the spreading out of Indian cinema.

Movies in India are the most watched when compared with other countries in the world. People here are like crazy to see upcoming films and awaits eagerly weeks before its release. For Indians it is their favorite time pass to watch a movie in theater or in home. Below are the top 10 biggest and most successful movies of Indian cinema.

1.) Awara – is a 1951 Hindi film directed and produced by Raj Kapoor who also plays the leading role. The film became an overnight sensation in South Asia, and found success abroad in the Soviet Union, East Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. In particular, the song “Awara Hoon” (I am a Tramp), sung by Mukesh with lyrics by Shailendra, became hugely popular across the Indian subcontinent, as well as in the Soviet Union, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Romania. The film was also nominated for the Grand Prize of the Cannes Film Festival in 1953. Owing to its popularity in so many countries, the film is a candidate for most successful film of all time. In 2012, Awaara was included in the 20 new entries to All -Time 100 greatest films by TIME.


2.) Mother India – is a 1957 Hindi epic melodrama film, directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, and Raaj Kumar. The film was the most expensive Hindi cinema (Bollywood) production and earned the highest revenue for any Hindi film at that time. Adjusted for inflation, Mother India still ranks among the all-time Indian box office hits. Mother India became a definitive cultural classic and is regarded as one of the best films in Indian and world cinema. It was India’s first submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1958.

Mother India
Mother India

3.) Mughal-E-Azam – is a 1960 Indian period epic film directed by K. Asif and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji. The development of Mughal-e-Azam began in 1944 Upon completion, Mughal-e-Azam became the most expensive Indian film. Upon its release on 5 August 1960, after 15 years, the film broke box office records in India, becoming the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time, a distinction it held for 15 years. The film won many accolades including one National Film Award and three Filmfare Awards. Mughal-e-Azam is widely considered a milestone in Indian cinema, and critics have praised the film, commenting on its cinematic grandeur and attention to detail. Film scholars have commented on its effective portrayal of themes that have endured in Indian cinema, while also questioning its historical accuracy.


4.) Guide – is a 1965 Hindi film starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. The film is based on the critically acclaimed novel, The Guide, by R. K. Narayan, and is widely considered to be one of the masterpieces of the Indian film industry. The film was a box office hit upon release. The movie proved memorable for its award-winning performances by the lead actors and memorable music by S. D. Burman. Forbes and Time Magazine listed it one of the Best Bollywood Classics. The film was screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, 42 years after its release.


5.) Bobby – is a 1973 Bollywood film directed by Raj Kapoor. The movie is known to be a trend-setter in its own right. It introduced in Bollywood the genre of teenage romance with a rich vs poor clash as a backdrop. The film was widely popular, and widely imitated. Numerous movies in the following years were inspired by this plot. The film became a ‘blockbuster’ and was the top grossing hit of the 1970s decade.


6.) Sholay – is a 1975 action-adventure Hindi film directed by Ramesh Sippy and produced by his father G. P. Sippy is considered a bollywood classic and one of the best Indian films. It was ranked first in the British Film Institute’s 2002 poll of “Top 10 Indian Films” of all time. In 2005, the judges of the 50th annual Filmfare Awards named it the Best Film of 50 Years. It broke records for continuous showings in many theatres across India, and ran for more than five years at Mumbai’s Minerva theatre. By some accounts, Sholay is the highest grossing Indian film of all time, adjusted for inflation.


7.) Deewaar – is a 1975 Indian crime-drama film directed by Yash Chopra. Deewaar was a ground-breaking work. It was one of a major films which established Amitabh Bachchan as a super Hero of Indian Cinema. This movie cemented the success of the writing duo of ‘Salim and Javed’, who went on to write many more blockbuster films, and made them one of the most memorable writers in Hindi cinema. It is said that after the success of this film, the value of film writers skyrocketed, thanks to Salim-Javed, and they soon were being paid as high as some of the actors at the time.


8.) Maine Pyar Kiya  – is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya, starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree. It was released on 29 December 1989. Maine Pyar Kiya was the biggest hit of 1989 and also the biggest hit of the decade, receiving an “All-time Blockbuster” status at the Box Office. This film marked the debut of Salman Khan. The movie won the six Filmfare awards.

Maine Pyar Kiya
Maine Pyar Kiya

9.) Hum Aapke Hain Koun – is a 1994 Indian musical romantic family drama film directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya. The film became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time and held the record for 7 years. After adjusting for inflation, it is still one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever. It was the first Hindi film to gross over Rs 1 billion. Box Office India described it as “the biggest blockbuster of the modern era.” Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! won 5 Filmfare Awards as well as the National Film Award for Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment.

Hum Aapke Hain Koun
Hum Aapke Hain Koun

10.) Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge – is a 1995 Indian romantic comedy musical film. It was written and directed by debutante director Aditya Chopra. the film was declared an “All-time Blockbuster” and became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year, as well as one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever.During the 1996 awards season, the film won 10 Filmfare Awards, the most ever for a single film at that time, as well as the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. It was one of two Hindi films in the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” list along with Mother India. It was also placed twelfth on the British Film Institute’s list of the top Indian films of all time. The film was declared an all-time blockbuster and it remains as the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. As of 2013, it is still playing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai, completing 900 weeks on 11 January 2013.

Dilwale Dulhania le Jayeng
Dilwale Dulhania le Jayeng

We know, the list above is only to show top 10 Indian movies but here is one movie that has remarkably changed the prospect about Indian Cinema. See how…

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai – was released in India and United Kingdom on 16 October 1998, the movie was extremely successful in abroad, becoming the highest earning Indian film of the year, and the first Bollywood film to enter the UK cinema top ten. It was one of the Indian film that was successful and even watched in countries like China and Japan. The soundtrack also became the biggest seller of the year. The film won many major awards including the “Best Film” honours at the Filmfare Awards, the National Film Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Screen Awards, and Bollywood Movie Awards. Years after its release, it still makes appearances on Indian television and has achieved an iconic status.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

28 Amazing Facts About India.

There is so much to learn about our country culture and religion. If we closely follow India’s history then there are so many secrets and unknown facts which are hidden somewhere.  Below are some of the very interesting facts that every Indian citizen should know about India.

  1. Hinduism  is a oldest Religion and Sanskrit is a oldest Language in the world .
  2. Indoor Games like Chess, Snake & ladder and Badminton were invented in India.
  3. India is a only land where all climatic conditions/ seasons coexist.
  4. India is home to more Mosques than any other country in the world.
  5. India is going to be world’s largest train network soon with a proposed plan of metro rail in 4 major cities.
  6. Diamonds were first recognized and mined in central India. India remained the world’s only source of diamonds until the discovery of diamonds in Brazil in 18th century.
  7. Today, entire world practice Yoga – ‘Indian art form to do body exercises and meditation for spirituality and relaxation’.
  8. In entire world India has the largest population of English speakers, inspite of non-English nation.
  9. India has the largest movie industry in the world.
  10. India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.
  11. India is a Land of Gods, Saints and Gurus, that is a reason that every year millions of foreign tourist from all over world visit India for spiritual Tranquility.
  12. India is one of the leading exporters of software, exports to over 80 countries.
  13. In the classical period of World mathematics (400 AD to 1200 AD), important contributions were made by scholars like Aryabhata (Great Astronomer & invented pi), Brahmagupta (Invented Zero), and Bhaskara II (rightly calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the Sun hundreds of years ago today known as a year of 365 days).
  14. Hinduism always believed in peace and prosperity, our country never invaded nor attacked another nation or culture in thousands year of its history.
  15. When most of the ancient culture around the world were only nomadic forest dwellers (over 5000 years ago), Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization)
  16. India is the largest democracy in the world.
  17. Nalanda and Takshila Universities are considered to be oldest universities in the world. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied in more than 60 subjects.
  18. Ayurveda Medicines are world renowned and are used by many hospitals and clinics in European and Western Countries.
  19. America was invented due to Christopher Columbus attraction towards Rich Indian Culture and Religion.
  20. Navigation form of System was born in the river Sindh over 6000 years ago in India.
  21. Kalaripayattu is an Indian martial art which is world’s one of the oldest fighting systems in existence.
  22. World’s oldest European church and synagogue are in the city of Cochin, India.
  23. The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination.
  24. Varanasi, also known as Benaras is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today.
  25. India offers security and shelter to more than 400,000 refugees formerly from Sri Lanka, Tibet, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, who escaped to flee religious and political discrimination.
  26. Great Tibetan Buddhists Leader, Dalai Lama, runs his government in exile from Dharmashala in northern India.
  27. Indians made noteworthy contributions to trigonometry, calculus, and algebra. In 100 B.C. the decimal system was invented in India.
  28. There are 3.22 Million Indians in America.  Out of which:
  • 38% of Doctors in America are Indians.
  • 12% of Scientists in America are Indians.
  • 36% of NASA employees are Indians.
  • 34% of MICROSOFT employees are Indians.
  • 28% of IBM employees are Indians.
  • 17% of INTEL employees are Indians.
  • 13% of XEROX employees are Indians

We will Keep on updating the above list, as we come across other amazing facts about India. 

10 Famous Historical Monuments in India

1.) Taj-Mahal – The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”. Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar component of the Taj Mahal, it is actually an integrated complex of structures. The construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, employing thousands of artisans and craftsmen.


2.) Khajuraho Temples – Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres southeast of New Delhi, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the “seven wonders” of India. The Khajuraho temples are made of sandstone. The builders didn’t use mortar: the stones were put together with mortise and tenon joints and they were held in place by gravity.

Khajuraho Temples
Khajuraho Temples

3.) Ajanta and Ellora Caves – The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, are about 300 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and sculptures described by the government Archaeological Survey of India as the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly painting, which are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, with figures of the Buddha and depictions of the Jataka tales. The caves form the largest corpus of early Indian wall-painting; other survivals from the area of modern India are very few, though they are related to 5th-century paintings at Sigiriya in Sri Lanka.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves
Ajanta and Ellora Caves

4.) Sun Temple, Konark – is a 13th century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda), at Konark, in Odisha. It was supposedly built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250. It has been built in the shape of a gigantic chariot with elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also featured on NDTV’s list of Seven Wonders of India and Times of India’s list of Seven Wonders of India.

Sun Temple
Sun Temple

5.) Red Fort – known locally as Lal Qila is a 17th-century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old Delhi that served as the residence of the Mughal Emperors. The design is commonly credited to Mughal architect Ustad Ahmad. The construction of the fort began in 1638 and was completed by 1648. It served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857, when Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was exiled by the British Indian government. The fort is shaped like an octagon with the north-south axis longer than the east-west axis. The use of marble, floral decorations, double domes in the buildings inside the fort exemplifies a very high level of art form and ornamental work. It is believed that the Kohinoor diamond was a part of the furniture.

Red Fort
Red Fort

6.) Golden Temple – also known as Harimandir Sahib, a prominent Sikh Gurdwara, located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab is considered holy by Sikhs. The holiest text of Sikhism, the Guru Granth Sahib, is always present inside the Gurdwara. Its construction was mainly intended to build a place of worship for men and women from all walks of life and all religions to come and worship God equally. Much of the present decorative gilding and marblework dates from the early 19th century. The gold plating on the Harmandir Sahib was begun by Ranjit Singh & Hukam Singh Chimni was finished in 1830. Over 100,000 people visit the holy shrine daily for worship.

Golden Temple
Golden Temple

7.) Mausoleum of Fatehpur Sikri – is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar. He took a great interest in the building of Fatehpur Sikri and probably also dictated its architectural style. And that is the reason that Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best preserved collections of Mughal architecture in India. Some of the important buildings in this city, both religious and secular are: Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Diwan-i-Aam/Khas, Ibadat Khana, Birbal’s House, Panch Mahal, etc.

Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri

8.) Ancient Nalanda University – was established in 5th century AD by Gupta Kings. Nalanda was the first great university in recorded history and one of the world’s first residential university as it had dormitories for students In its heyday, it accommodated over 10,000 students and 2,000 teachers.The university was considered an architectural masterpiece, and was marked by a lofty wall and one gate. Nalanda had eight separate compounds and ten temples, along with many other meditation halls and classrooms. On the grounds were lakes and parks. The library was located in a nine storied building where meticulous copies of texts were produced. It is also one of the most famous universities.


9.) Hampi monuments – Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. It is located within the remnants of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, it continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi. The temple houses the famous musical pillars. The British wanted to check the reason behind this wonder and so they had cut two pillars to check anything was there inside the pillars that was producing the sound. They had found nothing but hollow pillars. Even today we can see those pillars cut by the British.


10.) Victoria Memorial – officially called Victoria Memorial Hall, is a memorial building dedicated to Victoria and was intended to serve as a tribute to the success of the British Empire in India, located in Kolkata (Calcutta). It currently serves as a museum and a tourist attraction. It is an autonomous organisation within the Indian Ministry of Culture. The memorial is the largest repository in India for relics of the visual history of Calcutta. It also has a major collection of paintings, sculptures and manuscripts from the British period.

Victoria Memorial
Victoria Memorial


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