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Vijayanagara Empire

Vijayanagara Empire or Karnata Empire or Kingdom of Bisnegar was established in 1336 by Harihara-I and his brother Bukka Raya I of Sangama Dynasty. Its ruins are located in current day Hampi in Karnataka. Four dynasties – Sangama, Saluva, Tuluva and Aravidu – ruled Vijayanagar from A.D. 1336 to 1672.  It reached its climax in the end of 14th century. ..

Vijayanagara- 31st district of Karnataka

The Karnataka Government recently notified that, the Vijayanagara has become the 31st district of Karnataka officially.  The district has its headquarter at Hosapete. About Vijayanagara District Vijayanagara is located in Hyderabad-Karnataka region. The district also be the home to UNESCO World Heritage sites namely the Hampi and Virupaksha Temple. Vijayanagara district has been named after ..

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Goa Liberation Day: December 19

Every year, the Goa Liberation day is celebrated on December 19 in India. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Indian armed forces to free Goa from 450 years of the Portuguese rule. Background The Portuguese colonized several parts of India in 1510. However, by the end of 19th century their colonies were ..

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Goa Observes Statehood Day

Goa observed statehood day on 30th May. It commemorates the day the state of Goa attained statehood the 25th State of the Indian Union on May 30th in 1987. History of Goa The earliest traces of human settlement in the regions of Goa can be traced to the upper Palaeolithic or Mesolithic periods which are ..

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