History; Art and Culture

Reinier Nooms Before the Battle of the Downs c.1639
Introduction: The 17th century was a period of intense global exploration and trade expansion, marked by the emergence of powerful ...
Vasco Da Gama welcomed by the Zamorin 1
  Introduction:  The arrival of the Portuguese in India during the Age of Discovery marked a significant chapter in world ...
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, often referred to as the "Iron Man of India," was a prominent figure in the country's struggle ...
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  Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar, often referred to as simply "Thevar," was a prominent and influential figure in the socio-political landscape ...
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Unveiling the Chalcolithic Age in India: Introduction: The Chalcolithic Age, also known as the Copper Age, marked the emergence of ...
The Neolithic Age in India/ Food producing Stage: Introduction: The Neolithic Age in India, a significant phase in human history, ...
PREHISTORIC INDIA refers to the history of human settlements in India during the prehistoric time (Before BCE 3000) when there ...
Period from c.600-750 CE: Northern India  A. The Vardhana Dynasty or Pushyabhutis of Thanesar B. The Maitrakas C. The Maukharies ...
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
“I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” Dr. B. R. Ambedkar ...
Moplah prisoners
Context: Recently, the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) has deferred its decision on a recommendation to remove the 1921 Malabar Rebellion (Moplah riots) ...
Mahatma Gandhi Green Triangle
Context: Mahatma Gandhi Green Triangle’ has been unveiled in Madagascar to mark Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Mahatma Gandhi Green Triangle As part of the ...
Dandi March (Salt March) 1930
Context: Recently, the Prime Minister paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and all the eminent persons who Marched to Dandi (1930) in order to protest ...
Hague Convention
Context: Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has pitched for protective measures to preserve Ukraine’s endangered cultural heritage in ...
Perini Dance
Context: A group of artists performed Perini dance in a cultural event, held at Gudi Cheruvu area in Vemulawada town ...
Devayatanam
Context: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) of Ministry of Culture, Government of India is organizing a two-day international conference. About ...
Lachit Borphukan
Context: Indian President will inaugurate a year-long celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan. Who was Lachit Borphukan? He served ...
Major provisions of the Indian Councils Act 1909
The Indian Councils Act 1909, commonly known as the Morley–Minto or Minto–Morley Reforms, was an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that brought about a limited ...
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
About Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj born on 19 February 1630 at the Shivneri Fort He was an Indian ...
Maharaja Surajmal
Context: Recently, the Prime Minister has paid tributes to Maharaja Surajmal on his Jayanti. About Maharaja Surajmal: Maharaja Suraj Mal Sujan Singh, was ...
Chauri Chaura Incident
Context: Recently, the Prime Minister paid tribute to the heroes of freedom struggle on completion of the hundred years of Chauri ...
Statue of Equality
Context: The Prime Minister will inaugurate the Statue of Equality, a statue of Ramanujacharya, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Telangana. About Statue of ...
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati
Context: Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati. About Maharishi Dayanand ...
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Context: Recently, naming a playground on Tipu Sultan in Mumbai sparked a controversy.About Tipu Sultan: Tipu Sultan (born Sultan Fateh Ali Sahab ...
Lala Lajpat Rai
About Lala Lajpat Rai: Lala Lajpat Rai born on 28 January 1865 in Dhudike district of Punjab.( Death: 17 November, 1928) He ...
Somnath Temple
Context: Indian Prime Minister will inaugurate the new Circuit House at Somnath.  About Somnath Temple: The Somnath temple,  is located in Prabhas Patan, Veraval in Gujarat, India ...
Guru ravidas
Context: The postponement of the Assembly elections in Punjab to February 20 underlines the importance of the Ravidassia community in the state ...
Kathak
Context: Recently, the famous Kathak dancer Pandit Munna Shukla died About Kathak Kathak is one of the eight major forms of Indian classical dance. The ...
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The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Context: National Youth Day is celebrated on January 12 every year to mark ...
Maya Civilization
Context: According to a new study the Maya civilization may have had access to nearly 500 drought resistant edible plants. About Maya ...
Jagannath Temple
Context: Recently, in a historic decision, the Odisha state cabinet has approved amendments to the Sri Jagannath Temple Act of 1954 ...
Rani Lakshmibai
Context: Recently, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has announced that the Jhansi Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh will be known as Veerangana Lakshmibai ...
Sankalp Smarak
Context: Recently, a Sankalp Smarak was dedicated to the nation exactly 78 years (29th December 2021) after Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's arrival to India ...
Sri Aurobindo Ghose
Context: Recently, the Prime Minister has set up a 53-member committee to mark the 150th birth anniversary of spiritual leader Sri Aurobindo on ...
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Context: President's Greetings on the Eve of Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji About: Guru Nanak Dev Ji History & ...
Birsa Munda 1988 stamp of India
Context: The Union Cabinet has approved 15th November as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas to commemorate the brave tribal freedom fighters as part of the ...
South Malabar 1921
Context: BJP leader Ram Madhav has said that Moplah rebellion (Malabar rebellion of 1921) was the first instance of Indians ...
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Context: Dravidian language link with Indus Valley Civilization; Information about the linguistic culture of Harappans has recently been published in ...
1636 CE Samaveda Sadvimsha Brahmana Varanasi Sanskrit college Edward Cowell collection sample iii Sanskrit Devanagari
Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has extended his wishes on the occasion of World Sanskrit Day and shared ...
mrs
Context: A nine-foot-tall bronze equestrian statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the founder of the Sikh Empire, was vandalised in Lahore Fort earlier ...
PRASHAD Scheme
Ministry of Tourism Context: Recently, the Prime Minister has inaugurated various projects in Somnath, Gujarat under PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual ...
Quit India Movement
Context: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the nation on the eve of the anniversary of Quit ...
Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
Context: Khel Ratna Award will hereby be called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award About Major Dhyan Chand Khel ...
Ramappa temple
Context: India gets its 39th World Heritage Site About Ramappa Temple Ramappa Temple, also known as the Rudreshswara (Lord Siva) temple, is ...
Dholavira
Context: UNESCO declaring Dholavira, Harappan city in India a World Heritage site About Dholavira Dholavira is an archaeological site at  Kutch District, in ...
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Context: A webinar on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat - Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ was organized today by Regional Outreach Bureau ...
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Context: Researchers from China have claimed to have found an ancient human skull that could belong to an altogether new ...
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Context: The Ministry of Culture on 18th June had organised a programme to observe the Flag Satyagraha in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. About: Flag ...
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Context: Sri Akhand Path was inaugurated at Gurdwara Guru Ke Mahal, the birthplace of the ninth Sikh guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, to mark the 400th Prakash ...
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Context: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in his message on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti About Jainism: ...
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Context: As over 2.3 lakh COVID-19 cases were reported in India on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought a curtailment ...
chardham route map
Context Uttarakhand government had tabled the Uttarakhand Char Dham Shrine Management Bill, 2019 in the state assembly in December 2019 ...
MJP
Context: The Prime Minister  has paid tribute to the great social reformer, thinker, philosopher and writer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on ...
mncave
Context A cave was discovered while renovating a temple in Paniyadi in Udupi district, which is assumed to be belonging ...
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Context: The Scheme for Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art and Culture consists of 05 scheme components namely (i) Repertory ...
Konark Temple Panorama2
Context: Several steps have   been taken by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to mitigate the impact of   saline ...
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