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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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!
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.