Tunnel Vision that is Endangering India’s History

Tunnel Vision that is Endangering India’s History For Prelims Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958: The AMASR Act provides for preservation of ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance. The Archaeological Survey of India functions under the […]

Bihu

Bihu Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has attended the Bihu Celebrations at the residence of Union Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.   About: • Bihu is the name of Assam’s most important celebration. Assamese people celebrate three Bihus, as follows: • […]

Indian New Year

Indian New Year Context: • The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has sent his greetings to fellow citizens on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padwa, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba. About: • This festival is about the welcoming of the […]

U V Swaminatha Iyer

U V Swaminatha Iyer Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Tamil scholar U V Swaminatha Iyer on his birth anniversary, saying he popularised works from the Sangam era and helped conserve precious heritage. About: Uttamadhanapuram Venkatasubbaiyer Swaminatha Iyer(19 February 1855 – […]