World History

October 20, 2015

Sat Salko Kranti/ Revolution of 1951 in Nepal

The revolution of 1951 was the first political movement of Nepal against the dynastic regime of the Rana Prime Ministers. It Nepalese it is called Sat Salko Kranti corresponding to year 2007 of Bikram Samvat era. This revolution was led…

October 20, 2015

Kot Parva (Kot Parba) of 1846 in Nepal

Nepal is an immensely diverse country by geography, ethnicity, language, religion as well as caste. In epic times, it was ruled by ethnic people of Himalayas called Kirats. The Kirat rulers were replaced by several ingenious tribes such as Thakuris,…

September 22, 2015

Japan’s Campaigns in World War-II and the Rubber Crisis

The importance of rubber production from strategic and security reasons was realized during World War –II when Japan moved to conquer Southeast Asia, and made 90% of the world’s natural rubber (Hevea) unavailable to the allies. Rubber was used in…

September 22, 2015

Amazon Rubber Boom and Rubber Theft

Amazon Basin covers almost 40% of the South American continent and it is shared by eight countries viz. Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. Out of these, Brazil, Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru were the ONLY exporters of…