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List of Oscar Award Winner

Mar 5, 2019
The Oscar Award is the most coveted awards in the cinema, which is given for the excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. It is also known as the Academy Award. In this article, we are giving the list of Oscar Award Winners name which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Seoul Peace Prize Winner

Feb 21, 2019
The Seoul Peace Prize is a biennial recognition with monetary award, which was started by the South Korea to commemorate the success of the 24th Summer Olympic Games held in Seoul, Korea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 “for his contribution to high economic growth in India and world through ‘Modinomics.’” In this article, we are giving the list of Seoul Peace Prize Winner for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

What is the difference between Naga Sadhus and Aghori Baba?

Feb 14, 2019
Mostly we see Naga Sadhu in Kumbh Mela and we think that Aghori and Naga Sadhu are same in terms of appearance etc. But in reality it is not. Do you know the main difference between Naga Sadhu and Aghori baba? What they eat, where they live etc. Let us study through this article.

List of International Film Festival

Feb 4, 2019
Many prestigious film festivals are organised at global level that not just to promote meaningful films but also gives cinema lovers an opportunity to watch films of different nationalities. In this article, we are discuss the world’s famous and prestigious international film festivals which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Treatises of Indian Classic Music

Feb 1, 2019
The roots of Indian Classical Music can be traced back to the millennium before the Christ. It is classified into two schools- Hindustani or North Indian School and Carnatic or South Indian School. From ancient times to till date, Indian music is broadly divided into Margi and Desi. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Treatises of Indian Classic Music which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Patna Kalam Painting- Origin and Characteristics

Jan 29, 2019
The Mughal style of painting influenced many Indian schools of painting which were flourished afterwards. Patna Kalam Painting or Patna School of painting was one of the schools which were an offshoot of Mughal painting flourished during early 18th to mid-20th century in Bihar. In this article, we are giving the origin and characteristics of Patna Kalam painting which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Symbols of Christmas: Blast of celebration

Dec 24, 2018
Merry, merry Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!". Whenever we have thought in the back of the mind about the Christmas, we get a clear picture of the decoration of Christmas, melodies of Christmas Carol, Candles, Santa Claus, and Christmas tree and have a blast of celebration. But we never think why it became reason for celebration.

Chhath Puja: 10 Amazing facts about History, Origin and Rituals

Nov 12, 2018
Festivals in India have very close affinity with the nature. Chhath Puja is one of the festivals which are celebrated after one week of Diwali that is riverside rituals in which the Sun God or Surya is worshipped, giving it the name of ‘Suryasasthi.

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World

Oct 31, 2018
Human has a history of constructing memorials and statues, as ways of recognizing and preserving political memories. In today's world, it is built on commission to commemorate a historical event, or the life of an influential person. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Tallest Statues in the World along with their height, location and to whom they are dedicated for general awareness.

List of Heterodox Schools of Indian Philosophy

Oct 17, 2018
The Indian Philosophy refers to the ancient philosophical traditions of Indian sub-continent which can be orthodox or heterodox. Every Indian School of Philosophy accepted the theory of karma and rebirth, and the ideal of moksha is conceived as liberation from the cycle of births and deaths. In this article, we are giving the list of Heterodox Schools of Indian Philosophy which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Institute and Organisation related to Handicrafts

Oct 17, 2018
Handicrafts are the creative products made by the skill of the hand without the help of modern machinery and equipment’s. In this article, we are giving the list of Institute and Organisation related to Handicrafts which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important features of Indian Temple

Sep 17, 2018
The Indian temples are symmetry-driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, depicting perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. In this article, we are giving the list of important features of Indian Temple, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Schools of Temple Architecture in India

Sep 17, 2018
The temple architecture in India reflects a synthesis of arts, the ideals of Dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life. The culture of Indian temple architecture has encouraged aesthetic independence to temple builders and also its architects have sometimes exercise flexibility in creative expression by adopting other perfect geometries and mathematical principles. In this article we are giving the names of Schools of Temple Architecture in India and discussed about the distinct features which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Fairs of Uttar Pradesh

Aug 9, 2018
Fairs are an intrinsic part of the Indian culture- a golden thread that runs through its cultural fabric. Generally fairs are organised at the religious places. About 2,250 fairs are held every year in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In this article, we are giving the list of important fairs of the Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period

Jul 31, 2018
The Drama theatre in India is as old as the Indian culture which boasts its glorious association with illustrious Indian dramatists since its antiquity. The term Indian classical drama refers to the tradition of dramatic literature and performance in ancient India. During ancient India, there were great dramatists and their creation is magnum opus. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How is Box Office collection calculated?

Jul 27, 2018
At present, the total revenue of the Indian film industry is Rs. 13,800 crore. But do you know that how Box office collection is calculated? If not, then read this article to understood that how the total collection of a film is calculated.

Mural Painting: History, Styles of Art and its Characteristics

Jul 27, 2018
The Mural Painting or artwork is date back to the times beyond the pages of history and as a form of valuable testimony of life from the prehistoric time to today. It is associated with Modern man, who first appeared in Africa around 200,000 BC, and began migrating northwards into Europe and Asia sometime after 100,000 BC. In this article, we are giving the concept, definition and characteristics of Mural Painting, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Folk Music and its Characteristics

Jul 25, 2018
The glimpse of rural world can be seen in the folk music of the villages. They are not only the medium of entertainment among the rural masses but also a reflection of the rural society. In this article, we are giving the concept of Folk Music and its characteristics, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings

Jul 25, 2018
Paintings and drawings were the oldest art forms practiced by human beings to express themselves using the cave wall as their canvas. The prehistoric paintings are in the form of murals. Theses murals were made by the prehistoric man using their tools on the inner walls of the cave. In this article, we are giving the list of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Ancient Indian Scripts

Jul 24, 2018
All Indian scripts are derived from Brahmi. There are three main families of scripts: Devanagari; Dravidian; and Grantha. There are many languages in the Ancient Indian script, such as Sanskrit, Pali, and Hindi. In this article, we are giving the list of Ancient Indian Scripts, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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