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World’s First University!!!

October 14, 2011

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Download as Pdf: ANCIENT INDIA IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு அழுத்தவும் ANCIENT INDIA IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION  India has a long and venerable history in the field of higher education. In ancient times, the country was known to have been home to the oldest formal universities in the world. The world’s oldest […]

St.Francis Church (1503), The oldest European church in India

August 23, 2011

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St. Francis CSI Church, in Kochi , earlier called Cochin, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. The Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this […]