New Indian Navy Crest

New Indian Navy Crest #GS-01 Indian Heritage and Culture For Prelims New Indian Navy Crest The Hon’ble President of India has approved introduction of a new design for the President’s Standard and Colour and Indian Navy Crest for the Indian Navy, which were unveiled at […]

Meetei Mayek

Meetei Mayek #GS-01 Indian Culture and Heritage For Prelims: Meetei Mayek: Meetei Mayek is the alphabet used to write the he Meitei language, the official language of Manipur state of India. The earliest evidence of the script was seen in coins which dates back to […]

Jallikattu

Jallikattu #GS-01 Indian Heritage and Culture For Prelims Jallikattu: Jallikattu is typically practised in the state of Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day, which occurs annually in January. The sport is played in an open ground where a bull […]

Domestic Violence in India

Still a nightmare for domestic violence survivors #GS-01 Indian Society, #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims International Day for Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women: Women’s rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. The International Day for […]

Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa #GS-01 Geography For Prelims Mauna Loa: Mauna Loa is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. The Volcano, located inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, covers half of the US state’s […]

It’s time to discuss depopulation

It’s time to discuss depopulation #GS-01 Population For Prelims: Population and India: India is set to surpass China as the world’s most populous nation by 2023. China’s population has begun to decline, while India’s population is expected to grow for another 40 years. By current […]

Nagaland Hornbill Festival

Nagaland Hornbill Festival #GS-01 Art & Culture For Prelims State Hornbill Festival: The Festival is celebrated in Nagaland to encourage inter-tribal interaction and to preserve, protect and revive the uniqueness and richness of the Naga heritage. It is one of the largest indigenous festival organised […]

Lachit Borphukan

Lachit Borphukan #GS-01 Indian History For Prelims Lachit Borphukan: Lachit Borphukan was a commander and Borphukan, in the Ahom kingdom in present day Assam. He is known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle of Saraighat that thwarted a drawn-out attempt by Mughal forces under […]

El Niño and La Niña

El Niño and La Niña #GS-01 Geography For Prelims: El Niño and La Niña are opposite phases of what is known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle. El Niño: El Nino means ‘little boy’ or ‘Christ child’ in Spanish. El Nino is a climate […]

India’s population growth

India’s population growth #GS-01 Population For Prelims: World Population: The United Nations has declared that World population has reached 8 billion on 15 November 2022. India was the largest contributor to the milestone, having added 177 million people of the last billion people born in […]