New START treaty

New START treaty #GS 01 World History, #GS 02 International Relations For Prelims New START treaty New START Treaty was signed in Prague by US and Russia on 8 April 2010, as a replacement to the START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty). The New START Treaty […]

Ramcharitmanas

Ramcharitmanas #GS 01 Art and Culture For Prelims Ramcharitmanas Ramcharitmanas was written during the 16th century in the Awadhi language by Indian bhakti poet Tulsidas. It is based on the Ramayana and tells the story of Lord Ram from his birth to him becoming King […]

Mughal Charbagh Garden

Mughal Charbagh Garden #GS-01 Architecture For Prelims Charbagh Garden Style Charbagh is a Persian and Indo-Persian quadrilateral garden layout based on the four gardens which represent the four gardens of paradise in Quran. Like the pairidaēza (paradise) in Islamic mythology the quadrilateral garden is divided […]

Monument Mitra scheme

Monument Mitra scheme #GS-01 Indian Heritage For Prelims Monument Mitras The concept of Monument Mitras is part of the Adopt a Heritage Scheme. Corporate entities and individuals can become monument mitras by taking up the responsibility for making our heritage and tourism more sustainable. It […]

The Oscars

The Oscars #GS-01 Art and Culture For Prelims The Oscars The Oscars officially known as the Academy Awards are awards for artistic and technical merit for the American film industry. They are presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in […]

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Infrastructure, Environment Conservation For Prelims Ken-Betwa River interlinking project The Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River in MP to Betwa River in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region. The water […]

Mabja Zangbo River

Mabja Zangbo River #GS-01 Geography, #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims Mabja Zangbo Mabja Zangbo or Mabja Tsangpo is a river which originates in the western part of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It flows through Nepal into the Ghaghara river before joining the […]

Charaideo Maidams

Charaideo Maidams #GS-01 Indian Heritage For Prelims Ahom Kingdom The Ahom kingdom was founded by a Tai prince from present-day Yunnan Province, China named Sukaphaa. It expanded drastically under the king Suhungmung during the 16th century. The Ahom kings ruled large parts of what is […]

Jallikattu

Jallikattu #GS-01 Culture and Heritage For Prelims Jallikattu: Jallikattu is practised in the state of Tamil Nadu annually in the month of January as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal The sport is played in an open ground where a bull is let […]

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu #GS-01 World History For Prelims Machu Picchu Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca Citadel that stands 2,430 metres above sea level nestled between the slopes of the Andes. The city was built around 1450ADand it got designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site […]