HISTORY

  • Chennai @ 375: Mohan Raman tells the story of Kollywood August 21, 2014

    Mohan Raman is a Tamil movie actor and film historian, on the occasion of 375 years to the foundation of Chennai he tells about the journey of Tamil film industry popularly known as Kollywood. ...
  • Ideas 2014: Is India facing a cultural emergency? February 17, 2014

    In a special series Ideas 2014, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose speaks to Historian Ramachandra Guha and biographer and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Rajmohan Gandhi on withdrawal of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' by Penguin India sparked outrage. ...
  • FTP: Wendy Doniger's 'The Hindus' withdrawn: Is withdrawing a book the right way to express disagreement with its contents? February 11, 2014

    Penguin Books India has reportedly agreed to withdraw all published copies of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' from India and pulp their remaining copies, in a move that is seen as a curb on the freedom of expression and has angered many on social media websites. ...
  • Watch: London museum offers chance to sleep with dinosaurs December 30, 2013

    London's Natural History museum is offering adults a chance to enjoy their very own night at the museum. Guests can enjoy a dinner, stand up comedy, horror movies and also a chance to sleep amidst dinosaurs. ...
  • Tamas: Reliving India's Partition August 20, 2013

    Daadi saa from Baalika Vadhu, Surekha Sikri made a powerful appearance in the award winning series Tamas way back in the 80s. She won the National Award for best Supporting actress for this series based on the partition. ...
  • Live at 6 pm on History TV18: Highest and fastest free fall October 9, 2012

    Austrian sky diver Felix Baumgartner will on Tuesday attempt to jump from the edge of space itself. Jumping from 1,20,000 feet above the ground level, he will be the first skydiver to break the sound barrier in the highest and fastest freefall in history. Watch it live at 6 pm on Tuesday,...
  • US: California makes Sikh history a part of school curriculum September 10, 2012

    The decision comes in the wake of the firing at a Wisconsin gurudwara (Sikh temple of worship) that left seven Sikhs dead. ...
  • 'The Greatest Indian' grand finale watched by 20 million August 24, 2012

    The grand finale of 'The Greatest Indian' was one of the most watched shows on the Independence Day. ...
  • London Olympics: Hadrian's Wall to host 400 LED balloons August 6, 2012

    Hadrian's Wall in northern UK is the best preserved ancient remains of the Roman England. The site will be hosting about 400 LED weather balloons on Aug 30 as part of the ongoing London Olympics cultural extravaganza. ...
  • History Channel's new show: Last Woman Standing May 10, 2012

    Last Woman Standing is History Channel's latest adventure show that will see five athletes battle it out to win the title. ...
  • Salman Khan launches 'The Greatest Indian' show on History Channel February 25, 2012

    In this joint initiative of the History Channel and CNNIBN, viewers can vote for their choice through social media platforms. ...
  • This week on CNNIBN 30 Minutes: The Inheritors November 10, 2011

    In this week's '30 Minutes' special meet 'The Inheritors' of India's great legacies men and women who carry the burden and expectations of an illustrious surname. ...
  • Sliced: Amazing moments with John McCalmont October 29, 2011

    Here is a preview all the adrenaline rush on History Channel's latest show Sliced. ...
  • 'The History Channel' presents 'Amazing Top Shots' October 23, 2011

    The hunt for History's top shot has begun has 16 shooters compete to become the top shooter. ...
  • Ice Road Truckers: The most deadliest roads October 15, 2011

    We bring you the most amazing moments from Ice Road Truckers deadliest roads. ...
  • Sneak peek: The History Channel comes to India October 15, 2011

    Here's a look at what the History Channel has in store for you. ...
  • History Channel: Driving on thin ice October 15, 2011

    The History Channel brings you a new show about the truck drivers who drive on the frozen roads to make a living. ...
  • Catch the Ice Road Truckers on the History Channel October 13, 2011

    The History channel brings you the Ice Road Truckers a race on thin Arctic ice to see which trucker can haul the maximum load on what they call death highways. ...
  • History just got a make over with Salman Khan October 10, 2011

    Salman Khan is the brand ambassador of 'The History Channel' which is launched in India in six languages. ...
  • Factual entertainment channel 'History' now in India October 10, 2011

    Network 18's newly launched History channel with brand ambassador Salman Khan aims at making history more exciting and thrilling. ...
  • History Channel making: Behind the scenes with Salman October 10, 2011

    Salman Khan is the brand ambassador of 'The History Channel', a new channel introduced by Network 18. ...
  • 9/11 Exclusive: 102 minutes that changed America September 8, 2011

    CNNIBN in association with History channel presents an exclusive documentary on ten years of the attack that changed the world forever. ...
  • Amitav Ghosh talks about 'River of Smoke' June 19, 2011

    Amitav Ghosh in a special interview to CNNIBN speaks about on his new book 'River of Smoke', the sequel to 'Sea of Poppies'. ...
  • Tweet on Doordarshan ads creates Twitter history February 3, 2010

    When a Network18 employee posted a question on Twitter asking people about their favourite ad from the good old days of Doordarshan, it created history of sorts. The Twitter world has been taken by a storm today with #iconicindianads trending as a topic worldwide in just a matter of...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: the history of Hindi films November 1, 2009

    A special show takes fans through the nine decades of popular Hindi cinema. The history of the worlds biggest film industry is the story of drama, tragedy and emotion. ...
  • A life in music: How the world is remembering MJ June 26, 2009

    Michael Jackson, the childstarturnedKing of Pop who set the world dancing but whose musical genius was overshadowed by a bizarre lifestyle and sex scandals, died on Thursday. He was 50. ...
  • No chief, no direction at National Archives June 10, 2009

    New Delhi: The National Archives, which house priceless documents recording Indias history, has been without a chief for eight years. It manages with a skeletal staff and minimum budget. ...
  • Ram Katha: How 1962 war changed Congress' fortunes April 7, 2009

    New Delhi: India's popular and eminent historian Ram Guha brings you interesting stories and information about the elections in India over the years. Did you, for example know that before the IndiaChina war of 1962, Congress' hold on the Parliament was considered impregnable? Watch the Election Katha. ...
  • 1957 LS Polls, we joined the democratic league: Guha April 1, 2009

    One of the many historic moments of our democracy, Ramachandra Guha India's best known Modern Indian Historian tells us more about our 2nd General Elections. ...
  • Aatish Taseer on new book Stranger to History March 15, 2009

    The halfIndian son of controversial Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, Aatish Taseer spoke about about his father, and gave a preview of his soontobereleased Stranger to History A Son's Journey to Islamic Lands that documents a sociocultural journey to find out just what is going on. ...