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17 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Vishalgad Fort, PM SHRI Scheme, NITI Aayog, Money Bill, and More

UPSC GS 1 Vishalgad Fort News:  Newly elected Kolhapur MP Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj visited Vishalgad recently. Location Situated in Vishalgad village in Kolhapur district, Maharashtra. Locally known as Khelna or Khilna. Historical Significance:  Built in 1058 by Shilahara king Marsinh, initially named Khilgil. Captured by Seuna Yadavas of Devagiri in 1209. Taken by Allauddin Khilji […]

17 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Vishalgad Fort, PM SHRI Scheme, NITI Aayog, Money Bill, and More Read More »

16 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Brahmi Script, Mackenzie River, Civil Servants’ Rules, and More

UPSC GS 1 Brahmi Script  News:  The Brahmi script is the originator of all Indian scripts. Earliest Writing System: The Brahmi Script is the earliest writing system developed in India after the Indus script. All modern Indian scripts and several hundred scripts in Southeast and East Asia are derived from Brahmi except Kharosthi.  Historical Context:

16 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Brahmi Script, Mackenzie River, Civil Servants’ Rules, and More Read More »

15 July | UPSC Current Affairs: Kharchi Puja, Mahabodhi Temple, Asur Community & More

UPSC GS 1 Kharchi Puja News: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recently wished the people of Tripura, on the occasion of Kharchi Puja. Definition: Kharchi Puja, also known as the Festival of 14 Gods, is a century-old auspicious festival celebrated every year by the people of Tripura.  Key Deity:  People worship Chaturdasa Devata, the

15 July | UPSC Current Affairs: Kharchi Puja, Mahabodhi Temple, Asur Community & More Read More »

13 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Ramayan Temple, eSwasthya Dham Portal, Dengue, Operation Amanat

UPSC GS 1 Ramayan Temple News:  The second phase of construction of ‘world’s largest Ramayantemple’ has begun in Bihar. Definition:  The “world’s largest Ramayan temple” is being constructed in East Champaran district of Bihar.  Architectural Inspiration:The architecture of the temple is inspired by:  Angkor Wat in Cambodia  Ramanathaswamy Temple at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu   Meenakshi

13 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Ramayan Temple, eSwasthya Dham Portal, Dengue, Operation Amanat Read More »

12 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Heat Dome, Salvinia Molesta, Squalus Hima, Makhana Cultivation & More

UPSC GS 1 Heat Dome News: Record-high temperatures in the western US are being caused by ‘heat domes’. What is a Heat Dome? High-Pressure System: A heat dome is a high-pressure system that forms over a large area in the atmosphere, causing extremely hot and dry weather conditions.  Trapping of Hot Air: This system traps

12 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Heat Dome, Salvinia Molesta, Squalus Hima, Makhana Cultivation & More Read More »

11 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Siang River, Denisovans, Equity Mutual Funds, and More

UPSC GS 1 Siang   News: Thelocals are protesting against an Upper Siang dam project in Arunachal Pradesh. Upper Siang Hydropower Project: The Upper Siang project is a proposed 11,000-megawatt hydropower project on the Siang River in the Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Origin: The Siang River originates near Mount Kailash in Tibet, where it

11 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Siang River, Denisovans, Equity Mutual Funds, and More Read More »

10 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Panchagnaga River, Graphene, UN High Seas Treaty, and More

UPSC GS 1 Panchagnaga River News: Panchaganga has risen again after moderate rainfall in Kolhapur. Overview:  The Panchaganga River is an ancient river and a tributary of the Krishna River. It originates from the Sahyadri mountain ranges in Maharashtra. Origin:  The river emerges from Prayag Sangam in Chikhlee Taluka, a small village in the Kolhapur

10 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Panchagnaga River, Graphene, UN High Seas Treaty, and More Read More »

9 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Gandaki River, BBPS, Uranium, Regenerative Braking & More

UPSC GS 1 Gandaki River News: A 15-year-old bridge over the Gandaki River collapsed in Bihar’s Saran district. Alternative Names: Also known as the Narayani and Gandak, it is one of the major rivers in Nepal and a left-bank tributary of the Ganges in India. Origin: Formed by the union of the Kali and Trisuli

9 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Gandaki River, BBPS, Uranium, Regenerative Braking & More Read More »

8 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Shree Jagannath Temple, Gallantry Awards, Mount Etna, Pangong Lake, and More

UPSC GS 1 Shree Jagannath Temple News: The annual Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra has begun in Odisha’s Puri. Introduction: Puri, located in the Indian state of Odisha, is renowned for the world-famous Shri Jagannath Temple and its longest golden beach.  Dham: It holds a significant place as one of the four holiest sites (Dhamas) in

8 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Shree Jagannath Temple, Gallantry Awards, Mount Etna, Pangong Lake, and More Read More »

6 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Kaveri River, Moidams, ICOMOS, Typhon Weapons System & More

UPSC GS 1 Kaveri River News:  The Karnataka state government has established a nine-member committee to investigate the contamination of the Kaveri River and propose solutions to address the issue. Kaveri River (Cauvery River): The Cauvery River is one of the major rivers of the peninsula. Origin: Rises on Brahmagiri Hill in the Western Ghats,

6 Jul | UPSC Current Affairs: Kaveri River, Moidams, ICOMOS, Typhon Weapons System & More Read More »

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