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.
Hariyali Teej 2020: The festival is celebrated on 23 July, 2020. The day marks the joyous reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Let us read more about the Hariyali Teej festival, its history, significance and how is it celebrated.
Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra has commenced as per the schedule on 23 June, 2020. The Supreme Court has allowed the state to celebrate the festival but with certain restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To pull the chariots only 500 people are allowed. 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. Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh are the latest recipients of this prestigious Bharat Ratna award 2019.
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.
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 1913. In the memory of this legendary filmmaker, Dadasaheb Phalke Award was started in 1969.
Republic Day is a National holiday and in 2020 it falls on Sunday. How is Republic day celebrated, what is the significance, who is the Chief Guest of Republic Day parade 2020? Let us find out!
Republic Day of India is celebrated on 26 January and is a National holiday. On 26 January, 1950, India adopted its Constitution and celebrates as the transition of India from a British Dominion to a republic. Let us read about the history and origin of Indian Republic Day.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.