History
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