The Royal Society has Deliberately Plagiarised Important Research!

– Story by Dr Mike Sutton (criminologist and discoverer) – The world famous microscopist and influencer on science Brain J Ford reveals exactly how the very centre of the scientific establishment, the Royal Society, has plagiarised [...]

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE CELEBRATED NARSINGH BROTHERS

Plato the Greek philosopher formulated the universal truism, “Necessity is the mother of invention”. It complements the most basic human instinct – that of survival. People who recognize opportunity in adversity will oftentimes [...]

Missile Defense Systems in the Balkans

A Serbian jet fighter, the Army of Serbia (VS) MiG-21, crashed yesterday near the village of Basina in Western Serbia.  Aleksandar Vucic is the President of Serbia. Vucic attended the University of Belgrade School of Law. A Serbian delegation [...]

THE LOYAL BROTHER: CONTRIBUTIONS OF BAM BAHADUR RANA

The weight of responsibility sat heavily on his shoulders after his elder brother’s epochal visit to England was finalized. As the next brother in line and Commander-in-Chief of the Army he, Bam Bahadur, would be the officiating prime [...]

JUST WHO WAS MAYURA JUNG KUNWAR?

Representing his father as a vakil, an envoy, at Calcutta was a choicest job for Colonel Rana Jung Bahadur Rana. The British Raj was at peace with Nepal after Maharajah Jung Bahadur’s assistance during the Indian Mutiny. The grateful [...]

TRACING OUR ANCESTRY

Prologue Jung Bahadur was rebuffed by the court of King Surendra Bikram Shah over his proposal to establish matrimonial ties with the royal family of Nepal. Jung wanted to give in marriage his daughters to the Wali ‘Ahad (a Persian formulation [...]

A TIT-FOR-TAT ASSASSINATION, END OF GAGAN SINGH

We have learnt from our history lessons that the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of the Austro-Hungarian Empire by a Serb nationalist led to the First World War. What was a similar cataclysmic event in Nepal? It was the assassination [...]

WHODUNIT? THE MYSTERY BEHIND THE ASSASSINATION OF MATHABAR SINGH THAPA

Mathabar Singh Thapa was the first person in Nepalese history to be designated prime minister. He was a resplendently dressed dandy, cocky too and walked with a swagger after he was recalled by the court of Nepal following a six year long exile [...]

REDISCOVERING BHIMPHEDI

Travelers destined for the much storied Kathmandu Valley, a veritable El Dorado lodged in the fertile valley of the Mahabharat range, reached the mid-point oasis of Bhimphedi amidst great relief. Crossing the dense jungles of the Terai with [...]

THE CROWNING GLORY

Sindoor Jatra of Maharajah Dev Shumsher in 1901 A.D. Queen Elizabeth I is credited with the lines,”to be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.” [...]

THE RANI FROM RUKUM

Rukum is a scenic hill district of western Nepal where one of the Chaubisi Rajyas or 24 small fiefdoms held sway before unification. Ruled by the Thakuris or the heads of the local clans it was finally absorbed into unified Nepal sometime during [...]

THE GOLDEN WIDOW

“Lhasa ma soon chha, kaan mero buch-chai”, teased Putali Maharani whenever she had the chance. Prime Minister Jung Bahadur Rana had come out victorious against the Tibetans and abrogated the unfair Treaty of Betrawati signed under [...]

RANA COURT PHOTOGRAPHERS

It is but ironical that it has now become fashionable for many Nepalese households and public places such as restaurants and bars to display photographs of the Rana rulers of Nepal and their families, the men with their military decorations [...]
Clues to Ancient Egyptian Dynasties: Excavation Finds Large Buildings, Clay Sealings, Evidence of Metallurgy

Clues to Ancient Egyptian Dynasties: Excavation Finds Large Buildings, Clay Sealings, Evidence of Metallurgy

The Daily Journalist.   The archaeological excavation of an ancient Egyptian city at Tell Edfu in southern Egypt, led by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, has discovered well-preserved settlement remains dating to [...]

RANI MAHAL, STORY OF ITS MAKER

PROLOGUE  The first time I ever saw this historical edifice thirty five years ago, she was in ruins and looked like an old hag during the winter of her life, simply waiting for her eventual demise. I was then on my way further west on a [...]
Archaeologists find Oldest School in the world

Archaeologists find Oldest School in the world

The Daily Journalist. Ancestors of modern humans taught their children how to make flint tools at prehistoric school, researchers say  The school was found at the Qesem Cave, a Lower Paleolithic archaeological site 12 km east of Tel Aviv in [...]
To Liberate Cambodia

To Liberate Cambodia

By Robert J. Burrowes. A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew from Indochina. Under the leadership of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia [...]

Escalating Tension between the US & North Korea – What History Can Teach Us

For several years now, the tension between the United States and North Korea has been growing because that geographically small Asian country now has nuclear capabilities. They have repeatedly threatened to launch against the Western World, [...]
Ruins of Ancient Turkic Monument Surrounded by 14 Pillars with Inscriptions Discovered

Ruins of Ancient Turkic Monument Surrounded by 14 Pillars with Inscriptions Discovered

The Daily Journalist. A joint excavation team from Osaka University and the Institute of History and Archaeology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences discovered the ruins of a unique monument surrounded by 14 large stone pillars with Turkic [...]

ON DIVINE REVELATIONS

When the founder of modern Nepal King Prithivi Narayan Shah likened his new Nepali state to the “yam between two boulders” he was referring to the fragile state of his new kingdom lodged perilously between Mughal India and Qing [...]