E10 - Water on the Moon

U • History • Infotainment • Animation

It was widely believed that the moon was dry, but data from Indias Chandrayaan 1 mission allegedly found evidence of water there. Scientist hope that that astronauts could one day not only drink but extract oxygen from it and use the hydrogen as fuel. Launched in 2008, ISROs Chandrayaan1 remained operational until August, 2009. This mission significantly enhanced Indias position in space research. The first Chandrayaan mission was instrumental in the discovery of water on the moon.

Cast: Satyaprakash Upadhyay

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    E1 - C.V. Raman
    5 min

    CV Raman was a famous Indian Physicist. He discovered a light scattering phenomenon which later came to be known as the Raman effect and for this study he received the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics for it. With this win Raman became the first Asian to receive a Nobel Prize in any branch of science.

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    E2 - Chola Navy
    5 min

    Rukhma Bai was an Indian physician and feminist. She is best known for being one of the first practicing women doctors in colonial India as well as being involved in a landmak legal case involving her marriage as a child bride between 1884 and 1888. The case raised significant public debate across several topics, which most prominently included law vs. tradition, social reform vs. conservatism and feminism in both Britishruled India and England. This ultimately contributed to the Age of Consent Act, 1891.

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    E3 - Rukhma Bai
    5 min

    Rukhma Bai was an Indian physician and feminist. She is best known for being one of the first practicing women doctors in colonial India as well as being involved in a landmak legal case involving her marriage as a child bride between 1884 and 1888. The case raised significant public debate across several topics, which most prominently included law vs. tradition, social reform vs. conservatism and feminism in both Britishruled India and England. This ultimately contributed to the Age of Consent Act, 1891.

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    E4 - Vimana Shastra
    4 min

    Unlike modern treatise on aeronautics that begin by discussing the general principles of flight before detailing concepts of aircraft design, the Vaimanika Shastra starts with a quantitative description, as though a particular aircraft is being described. The four planes called Shakuna, sundara, ukma, and Tipura are described in greater detail.

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    E5 - World's First Veterinary Hospital
    5 min

    Ashoka the Great 300 BCE erected the first known veterinary hospitals of the world. He arranged the cultivation of herbal medicines for men and animals in his empire and adjoining knigdos. In a famous text Arthashastra, composed by Kautilya, the guide of Chandragupt Maurya, a lot of information is available about different animals, grazing lands, rules of meat science, and veteinary jurisprudence. This knowledge flourished during the great Hindu kings of the Gupta period upto 800 CE before Islamic followers invaded India.

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    E6 - Navigation
    5 min

    The early Hindu astrologers are said to have used the magnet, in fixing the North and East, in laying foundations, and other religious ceremonies. The Hindu compass was an iron fish that floated in a vessel of oil and poined to the North. Yukti Kalpa Taru, a famous Sanskrit treatise on ship building, was written by Bhoja Narapati and completed with maps ad navigation system.

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    E7 - Indian Constitution
    6 min

    Indian constitution is the lengthiest in the world. India became a Republic on 26th of January, 1950 when our Government officially adopted the Constitution. It was hand written by Bihari Narayan Rayzada and its various parts were taken from the English, Japanese, French, German, and the American constitutions.

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    E8 - Indian Spices
    5 min

    India had a spice market in 8th century BCE. The spices produced in India were so famous that travellers around the world attempted to make a trip to India. Lands were annexed and wars fought for these precious herbs. Pepper, clove, cinnamon, cardamom, and turmeric were the most prominent spices.

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    E9 - Kohinoor
    6 min

    Kohinoor is the most treasured diamond in the world. Its origin is dated back to 1300 BCE from Golconda mines in under the Kakatiya dynasty. There has never been any attempt to sell or purchase Kohinoor. It has always been won, taken away, or given as a gift in compulsion. Kohinoor is a persian word which means mountain of light.

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    E11 - G.D. Naidu
    25 January 2023 | 4 min

    GD Naidu was born during preindependence era on 23rd March, 1893. He is referred to as the Edison of India. At the age of 16 he left home and did odd jobs to support himself. Soon, he bought a bike and dismantled the newly bought vehicle to know about its parts.

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    E12 - Indian Natural Fibres
    4 min

    The products made from natural fibres, such as jute, cotton, and coir, all have their origin in India. The country pioneered jute and cotton cultivation. The inhabitants of Indus Valley Civilization grew cotton during the 5th4th millennium BCE and converted cotton into threads, which were later used in fabrics. Also, since ancient times, India have been growing and exporting raw jute to the West.

Language

Hindi

Genre

History, Infotainment, Animation

Director

Satyaprakash Upadhyay