Heat Waves

Heat Waves #GS 01 Geography, #GS 03 Science and Technology For Prelims Heat Waves As per Indian Meteorological Department, a region can be said to experience heat wave if its ambient temperature deviates by at least 4.5-6.4°C from the long-term average. Climate change is expected […]

Kerala mural paintings

Kerala mural paintings #GS 01 Art and Culture For Prelims Kerala mural paintings Mural Paintings are large scale paintings made on the walls of caves and palaces. The earliest evidence of mural paintings that can be found are the beautiful frescoes painted on the caves […]


Mohiniyattam #GS 01 Art and Culture For Prelims Mohiniyattam Mohiniattam is one of the classical dance forms of India. Mohiniattam, which belongs to Kerala, takes its name from the mythic enchantress Mohini. The word ‘Mohini’ refers to the charming women avatar of Lord Vishnu- to […]

Dickinsonia fossil in Bhimbetka

Dickinsonia fossil #GS 01 Ancient History, #GS 03 Science and Technology For Prelims Dickinsonia fossil Dickinsonia is Earth’s ‘oldest animal’, dating back 570 million years which typically resembles a bilaterally symmetrical ribbed oval. Dickinsonia is believed to be an animal due to the discovery of […]

South China Sea

South China Sea #GS 01 Geography, #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims South China Sea South China Sea is a part of the western Pacific Ocean that borders the Southeast Asian mainland. Brunei, Cambodia, People’s Republic of China (China), Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines Singapore, Republic of […]

Dayanand Saraswati

Dayanand Saraswati #GS 01 Reform Movements For Prelims Dayanand Saraswati Dayanand Saraswati was born as Mul Shankar Tiwari on 12th February 1824 in Tankara, Gujarat in an orthodox Brahmin family. He spent 15 years traveling as a hermit before becoming the follower of Mathura’s blind […]

Lithium Deposits in J&K

Lithium Deposits in J&K #GS 01 Natural Resources For Prelims Lithium Lithium is a soft, silvery-white metal and is the lightest metal and the lightest solid element in room temperature and pressure. It is an alkali metal and is highly reactive and flammable, and must […]