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  • What is National Mission on Libraries?

    Reading books will introduce new views, ideas and concepts. The Government of India initiated the national Mission on Libraries to facilitate the internet savvy people in making maximum use of library resources. In this article, we are giving the salient features, components and objectives of the National Mission on Libraries which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Nov 15, 2021
  • Happy Chhath Puja 2021: Date, Shubh Muhurat, Wishes, History, Origin, Rituals, Significance, and More

    Chhath Puja 2021: This is the four-day festival that begins with Nahay Khay. After taking bath women to apply orange vermillion and preparations to make the prasad begin. Know all about the rituals associated with the festival.  

    Nov 11, 2021
  • Happy Diwali 2021: 13 Interesting and Unknown Facts

    Happy Diwali 2021: Diwali is the festival of lights that falls in the Hindu calendar month of Kartika. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the world. Let us have a look at some interesting facts about Diwali.

    Nov 3, 2021
  • List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners (1969-2021)

    The Father of Indian Cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke, 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. The 51st Dadasaheb Phalke award will be conferred to the legendary actor Rajnikanth today. 

    Oct 25, 2021
  • List of Best Tourist Places of the World: Places You Must Visit in This Lifetime [PICS]

    Take a look at the best tourist spots in the world below. These places are highly recommended by travellers of the world and must be visited by people once in their lifetime. 

    Oct 19, 2021
  • Hariyali Teej 2021: Date, History, Significance, Celebration, Wishes, Messages and More

    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.

    Aug 11, 2021
  • Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021 begins: Know more about Chariot Festival, History and Significance

    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.      

    Jul 12, 2021
  • Bharat Ratna Award Winners: List of Recipients (1954-2021)

    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. 

    Jun 9, 2021
  • Republic Day of India 2021:Chief Guest, Parade facts, Objectives, Celebrations

    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!    

    Jan 25, 2021
  • 72nd Republic Day 2021: Journey of Indian Republic

    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.    

    Jan 25, 2021
  • List of Nobel Prizes and Laureates 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.  

    Oct 12, 2020
  • Buddha Jayanti 2020: Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

    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.

    May 7, 2020
  • Holi 2019 Festival of Colors: History, Significance and Celebrations

    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.

    Mar 7, 2020
  • Why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke?

    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!    

    Sep 25, 2019
  • Ramanujacharya Jayanti 2019: Birth Anniversary

    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.

    May 9, 2019
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