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R Venkataramani-The Hindu-29-09-2022
2022-09-29 18:42

R Venkataramani-The Hindu-29-09-2022 GS-1 PERSONALITY IN NEWS : CONTEXT: Senior advocate in the Supreme Court of India R Venkataramani was on Wedn… Continue Reading

Lt. General Anil Chauhan-The Hindu-29-09-2022
2022-09-29 18:38

2. Lt. General Anil Chauhan-The Hindu-29-09-2022 Gs-1 Personality in news Context: Lt. General Anil Chauhan will be our new chief defence service(… Continue Reading

The Mysuru Palace on Dasara-The Hindu-26-09-2022
2022-09-26 19:57

1. The Mysuru Palace on Dasara-The Hindu-26-09-2022 GS-2 ART AND CULTURE CONTEXT : During the Dasara celebrations, the Mysuru Palace will take cen… Continue Reading

The world rose day- The Hindu-22-09-2022
2022-09-22 17:12

The world rose day- The Hindu-22-09-2022 Gs-1 History Context: Rose day is celebrated on 22 Sept every year. Why is World Rose Day celebrated? Wo… Continue Reading

Raju srivastav-The Hindu-21-09-2022
2022-09-21 16:13

Raju srivastav-The Hindu-21-09-2022 Gs-1 Personality in news Context : RAJU SRIVASTAV PASSED AWAY. KNOW ABOUT RAJU SRIVASTAV Satya Prakash Sr… Continue Reading

Braj Basi lal- The hindu-13-09-2022
2022-09-13 16:33

Gs-1 Personality in news Context : Veteran archaeologist B. B. Lal passed away. Background : Braj Basi lal was an archaeologist.He was an … Continue Reading

GYANVAYAPI AND THE PLACE OF WORSHIP ACT,1991-The Hindu-13-09-2022
2022-09-13 16:23

GS-2 POLITY Context : Gyanvyapi's petition filed in court vs Supreme Court set the ball rolling on a series of petitions challenging the validity o… Continue Reading

Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati-The Hindu-12-09-2022
2022-09-12 17:11

GS-1 : PERSONALITY IN NEWS : CONTEXT : Know About Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati. Swaroopanand Saraswati was born Pothiram Upadhyay on 2 September 1… Continue Reading

Ramon Magsaysay Award-The Hindu-07-09-2022
2022-09-07 16:11

GS-1 Personality in news Context : The controversy over the nomination for the Ramon Magsaysay Award. About Ramon Magsaysay Award: The Ramon Ma… Continue Reading

Mikhail Gorbachev-The Indian express-01-09-2022
2022-09-01 17:24

Mikhail Gorbachev-The Indian express-01-09-2022 GS-1 PERSONALITY IN NEWS CONTEXT: Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet leader who brought the Cold… Continue Reading

Atal Bridge-The Hindu-30-08-2022
2022-08-30 15:52

Atal Bridge-The Hindu-30-08-2022 GS-1 HISTORY: CONTEXT: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate another attraction added near the Sabarm… Continue Reading

Veer Balak smark-The Indian express-26-08-2022
2022-08-26 16:05

GS-2 GOVERNANCE CONTEXT: Modi Will Inaugurate The Memorial To The School Children And Teachers Killed In The 2001 Earthquake. The memorial … Continue Reading

Anna mani-Google doodle-25-08-2022
2022-08-25 15:35

GS-1 PERSON IN NEWS: Context : On 23 August, Google dedicated a doodle to Anna Mani. IN BREIEF: Anna Mani was an Indian physicist and meteoro… Continue Reading

Hungry stone-V2VIAS_R&D_CA-25-08-2022
2022-08-25 15:33

Hungry stone-V2VIAS_R&D_CA-25-08-2022 Gs-1 Personality and contribution In brief : Hungry Stones in Bengali it is written as Kshudhita Pashan or … Continue Reading

Paduranga Sada shiva khankhoje-Personality in news-24-08-2022
2022-08-24 17:08

GS-1 PERSONALITY IN NEWS CONTEXT : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will travel to Mexico to unveil the statue of freedom fighter and agriculturalist… Continue Reading

Salma al Shehab-The Hindu-18-08-2022
2022-08-21 14:13

GS-1 PERSONALITY IN NEWS : Salma al Shehab is a citizen of Saudi Arabia. Ms Shehab, a PhD candidate at Britain’s University and a mother of tw… Continue Reading

Salman Rushdie-The Hindu-17-08-2022
2022-08-21 14:30

GS-1 PERSONALITY IN NEWS CONTEXT: Salman Rushdie, an Indian-born novelist, gained prominence with his 1981 novel 'Midnight's Children, which wa… Continue Reading

Lachit Borphukan-The HInd-05-08-2022
2022-08-05 15:30

NOTE:-DEAR STUDENT THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR UPSC PRELIM SO JUST KEEP THIS TOPIC READY OF PERSONALITY IN NEWS ) GS-1(Personality In News) CON… Continue Reading

Kishore Kumar-The Hindu-04-08-2022
2022-08-04 15:56

CONTEXT : The multi-talented Kishore Kumar was born on August 4, 1929. A quiz on the maverick genius who regaled audiences with his singing and comic… Continue Reading

Architect of National Flag honoured in A.P.-The Hindu-03-08-2022
2022-08-03 16:10

GS-2 CONTEXT : Rallies, public meetings and photo exhibitions marked the 146th birth anniversary celebrations of Pingali Venkayya, the architect o… Continue Reading

Kargil Vijay Diwas is commemorated on July 26 in honor of the Kargil War heroes-The Hindu-26/07/2022
2022-07-27 16:40

Context: The bikers will carry the flags and reach the Kargil War Memorial on July 26 on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas. PRELIM: An armed … Continue Reading

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan-The Hindu-22/07/2022
2022-07-22 12:46

Ali Akbar Khan was the sarod maestro of India. He was a virtuoso of Hindustani Classical music and has performed with contemporaries like Pandit Ravi … Continue Reading

SHIMLA AGREEMENT-Hindustan Times-16/07/2022
2022-07-16 12:54

The accord completes 50 years today. There was and remains a sense that India had squandered a great military victory. But the evidence suggests that … Continue Reading

Dhrupad Sansthan to reconsider ICC composition- The Hindu -13-09-2020
2020-09-14 08:37

Dhrupad music is of temple origin. Dhrupad is the oldest surviving classical style of Hindustani vocal music. Although Dhrupad consolidated its … Continue Reading

‘Moplah rioters’ not freedom fighters: report - The Hindu-07-09-2020
2020-09-08 08:44

The Indian Council for Historical research (ICHR) has constituted a three-member committee to review the entries in the book Dictionary of Martyrs: In… Continue Reading

Rare Renati Chola era inscription unearthed - The Hindu - 01-09-2020
2020-09-02 21:45

A rare inscription dating back to the Renati Chola era has been unearthed in a remote village of Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh. Renati Cholas: … Continue Reading

Turkey to convert another former church to mosque -THE HINDU-22/08/2020
2020-08-25 16:19

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the conversion of the Kariye Museum into a mosque. It was originally converted into the Kariye M… Continue Reading

How pandemics have changed the world-THE HINDU-16-04-2020
2020-04-17 11:48

Details: The outbreak, which spread from Constantinople to both the West and East, had killed up to 25 to 100 million people. The plague would c… Continue Reading

Ambedkar and the Poona Pact-THE HINDU-14-04-2020
2020-04-15 08:06

Details: The background to the Poona Pact was the Communal Award of August 1932, which, among other things, reserved 71 seats in the central legisl… Continue Reading

Centre to review list of monuments under ASI- 02/03/2020
2020-03-02 21:22

Context: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will review the monuments under it and the ones protected by state governments. The total of, … Continue Reading

What did Harappan people eat?- INDIAN EXPRESS - 21/02/2020
2020-02-22 10:40

The National Museum in New Delhi has hosted “The Indus dining experience” a food event based on the food pattern of Indus valley civilization. … Continue Reading

Wood’s Despatch, 1854 -THE HINDU-18-02-2020
2020-02-19 09:38

News: • It is considered the “Magna Carta of English Education in India” and contained comprehensive plan for spreading education in India. … Continue Reading

Haryana’s Harappan site to create jobs’-THE HINDU-03-02-2020
2020-02-03 18:56

• The Union Budget proposes to develop the Harappan site at Hisar’s Rakhigarhi village, as an iconic site and set up a national museum. • … Continue Reading

Surajkund International Crafts Mela-PIB-02-02-2020
2020-02-03 08:54

News: • The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 34th Surajkund International Crafts Mela. The year, partner country in the fair … Continue Reading

Beating Retreat Ceremony--THE HINDU-31-01-2020
2020-02-01 08:12

News: • Beating Retreat ceremony was held which marked the culmination of the Republic Day celebrations. The ceremony ended with Abide With Me, s… Continue Reading

75th Anniversary of AUSCHWITZ-INDIAN EXPRESS-28-01-2020
2020-01-29 07:32

• 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF GERMAN NAZI CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP AUSCHWITZ. • World leaders and Holocaust survivors hav… Continue Reading

Operation Alberich-INDIAN EXPRESS-28-01-2020
2020-01-29 07:22

What is Operation Alberich? • Operation Alberich was the code name of a German military operation in France during the First World War. Alberich … Continue Reading

Villagers give up stone throwing ritual at Buddhist site-THE HINDU-13-01-2020
2020-01-14 01:08

Bojjannakonda, is a famous Buddhist site at Sankaram in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The site is famous for many votive stupas, rock-cut caves, bri… Continue Reading

Who was Ashfaqullah Khan, and why did the British hang him?-INDIAN EXPRESS-09-01-2020
2020-01-09 13:02

ABSTRACT: The Uttar Pradesh government has recently announced it will build a 121-acre zoo named after Ashfaqullah Khan. Khan was a freedom fighte… Continue Reading

Privy Purse Abolition- THE HINDU- 08-01-2020
2020-01-08 22:01

What is Privy Purse? • In India, a privy purse was a payment made to the ruling (royal or lower) families of erstwhile princely states as part o… Continue Reading

Earliest Sanskrit inscription in South India found in A.P-The Hindu-(PG-8)-26-12-2019
2019-12-26 19:54

Context: In a significant find, the Epigraphy Branch of the Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the earliest epigraphic evidence so far f… Continue Reading