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Hariyali Teej 2021: Date, History, Significance, Celebration, Wishes, Messages and More

Aug 11, 2021
Hariyali Teej 2021: This year the festival is celebrated on 11 August. The day marks the joyous reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Know more about the festival, its history, significance, etc.

Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021 begins: Know more about Chariot Festival, History and Significance

Jul 12, 2021
Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2021: Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra began today amid COVID-19 restrictions and will continue for nine days. This year, the yatra took place without any devotees. Let us have a look at Jagannath Rath Yatra, history, procession, and significance.      

Bharat Ratna Award Winners: List of Recipients (1954-2021)

Jun 9, 2021
List of recipients of Bharat Ratna: Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award in the country.  The last Bharat Ratna award was given to  Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh in 2019.  No Bharat Ratna Award has been given in 2020 and 2021. 

List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2021) Winners

May 17, 2021
The Father of Indian Cinema 'Dadasaheb Phalke' was born in Mumbai on 30 April 1870. He made the first Indian feature film Raja Harishchandra in the year 1913. In his memory, the Government of India introduced the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1969.     

Republic Day of India 2021:Chief Guest, Parade facts, Objectives, Celebrations

Jan 25, 2021
Republic Day 2021: It is a National holiday and in 2021 it falls on Tuesday. How is Republic day celebrated, what is the significance, who is the Chief Guest of Republic Day parade 2021? Let us find out!    

72nd Republic Day 2021: Journey of Indian Republic

Jan 25, 2021
72nd Republic Day 2021: This year India will be celebrating 72nd Republic Day on 26 January and is a National holiday. On 26 January, 1950, India adopted its Constitution and celebrates the transition of India from a British Dominion to a republic. Let us read about the history and origin of Indian Republic Day.    

List of Top Film Cities in India

Dec 3, 2020
Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad is the largest integrated film city in the world. Read the article below to find out top 5 film cities in India. 

List of Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2020

Oct 12, 2020
Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901. It is based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a chemist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. Here's the list of Laureates who received Nobel Prize in the year 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.  

Buddha Jayanti 2020: Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

May 7, 2020
Buddha Jayanti 2020: The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through the iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. On Buddha Jayanti, let us have a look at Buddhist Mudras, hand gestures and their meaning.

Holi 2019 Festival of Colors: History, Significance and Celebrations

Mar 7, 2020
Entire country wears a cheerful look when it is time for Holi festivity. Market places get abuzz with bustles as frenzied shoppers start making provisions for the festival.

Diwali 2019: 13 Interesting and Unknown Facts

Oct 25, 2019
Diwali festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the world and is known as the festival of lights. The major Hindu festival is around the corner and the ambience is full of excitement.

Why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke?

Sep 25, 2019
Dadasaheb Phalke is known as the 'father of Indian Cinema'. He had made India's first full-length feature film Raja Harishchandra (1913). Do you know why India's highest Cinema award is given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke? Let us find out!    

List of Famous Buddhist Monasteries in India

May 18, 2019
The monastery is a building or buildings occupied by a community of monks living under religious vows. Buddhists believe that the spiritual quest of monks benefits the entire community and their rituals bring prosperity and protection. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Buddhist Monasteries in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Ramanujacharya Jayanti 2019: Birth Anniversary

May 9, 2019
Ramanujacharya was a great Hindu philosopher, scholar and worshiper of Lord Vishnu. The birth anniversary of Ramanujacharya is also known as Sri Ramanuja Jayanthi and is celebrated on Thiruvathirai Nakshatra say of Chithirai month every year. This day is decided on the basis of Tamil Solar Calendar.

What is Pagoda?

Apr 12, 2019
A Pagoda is an Asian temple which is usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof. It was used as the safe house for the Buddhist scriptures and statues of Buddha. In this article, we are giving the origin, features and the incredible pagodas around the world which will be helpful for the reader to enhance the general knowledge.

Traditional Textile Motifs of India

Apr 1, 2019
India is a land of diverse culture which also provided ample space for the evolution of diverse traditions of handicraft. In this article, we are giving short note on the famous traditional textile motifs of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the difference between Indian and Islamic style of architecture?

Mar 27, 2019
Architecture began when the artistic faculties of man awakened in the search for larger and better, which inherited the aesthetic sense. It is develop and accommodate the cultural, social and economic imprints of different times. In this article, we are giving short notes on the difference between Indian and Islamic style of architecture which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the difference between Dravida and Nagara style of architecture?

Mar 25, 2019
Most of the art and architectural remains that survive from Ancient, Medieval and Modern India are religious in nature. The iconography is consists of identification of images based on certain symbols and mythologies associated with them.  In this article, we are giving short notes on the difference between Dravida and Nagara style of architecture which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is National Mission on Manuscripts?

Mar 15, 2019
India has an ancient civilisation with a deep historicity and possesses an estimate of ten million manuscripts, probably the largest collection in the world. In this article, we have discussed about the concept and objectives of the National Mission on Manuscripts which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the difference between Gandhara School and Mathura School of Art?

Mar 14, 2019
The Indian art form envisages the rich and complex history of India that is spanning thousands of years. Traditional Indian art usually had a religious character and Buddhism, Hinduism and later Islam. In this article, we are giving the difference between Gandhara School and Mathura School of Art which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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