Monthly Archives: June 2011

First Apple Trees in India

Apple in India was first brought into country from Liverpool in 1838 and planted in Mussoorie. In 1850, the British planted some trees in the Nilgiri Hills. In Himachal Pradesh, captain R C Lee planted the fist professionally managed orchard … Continue reading

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Horse riding

ACCORDING to Irawati Karve, during Mahabharta period, soldiers did not know how to ride a horse. They used chariots. In Mahabharta, we never hear of anyone riding a horse on horseback. In Gupta period, however, or may be much earlier, … Continue reading

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