PM participates in ceremony to name 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands after 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees

Source: The post is based on the article “PM participates in ceremony to name 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands after 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees” published in PIB on 23rd January 2023. What is the News? The Prime Minister has named the 21 largest unnamed islands of the Andaman & Nicobar… Continue reading PM participates in ceremony to name 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands after 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees

Netherlands sticks to plan to close Groningen gas field by October

Source: The post is based on the article “Netherlands sticks to plan to close Groningen gas field by October” published in Economic Times on 22nd January 2023. What is the News? The Netherlands has planned to shut down the Groningen gas field this year because of safety concerns. What is Groningen gas field? The Groningen… Continue reading Netherlands sticks to plan to close Groningen gas field by October

Chamundi Hills: Citizens’ committee to press for heritage panel clearance for work on Chamundi Hills

Source: The post is based on the article “Citizens’ committee to press for heritage panel clearance for work on Chamundi Hills” published in The Hindu on 20th January 2023. What is the News? The citizens committee to save the Chamundi Hills have urged the government to conserve and promote the religious sanctity and environmental integrity… Continue reading Chamundi Hills: Citizens’ committee to press for heritage panel clearance for work on Chamundi Hills

Vadnagar, Sun Temple of Modhera and Unakoti: Three more sites added to tentative list of UNESCO

Source: The post is based on the article “Three more sites added to tentative list of UNESCO” published in The Hindu on 20th December 2022 What is the News? Gujarat’s Vadnagar town, the iconic Sun Temple at Modhera and the rock cut sculptures of Unakoti in Tripura have been added to the tentative list of… Continue reading Vadnagar, Sun Temple of Modhera and Unakoti: Three more sites added to tentative list of UNESCO

Kanheri caves: In a forest in Mumbai, a secret history of Buddhism

Source: The post is based on the article “In a forest in Mumbai, a secret history of Buddhism” published in the Livemint on 17th November 2022. What is the News? Kanheri cave complex is one of the most important historical monuments of western India. About Kanheri cave complex Reason for the name: According to the autobiography of… Continue reading Kanheri caves: In a forest in Mumbai, a secret history of Buddhism

What is Imphal’s Ima market, which minister Jaishankar called ‘a great example of Nari Shakti’

Source: The post is based on the article “What is Imphal’s Ima market, which minister Jaishankar called a great example of Nari Shakti” published in Indian Express on 28th November 2022. What is the News? External Affairs minister has tweeted pictures of his visit to Manipur’s Ima market, calling it a “great example of nari… Continue reading What is Imphal’s Ima market, which minister Jaishankar called ‘a great example of Nari Shakti’

Mathura-Vrindavan aims to become a carbon neutral tourist destination by 2041

Source: The post is based on the article “Mathura-Vrindavan aims to become a carbon neutral tourist destination by 2041” published in PIB on 8th November 2022. What is the News? The government of Uttar Pradesh has announced that Mathura-Vrindavan is aiming to become a “net zero carbon emission” tourist destination by 2041. This will be… Continue reading Mathura-Vrindavan aims to become a carbon neutral tourist destination by 2041

PM declares Modhera in Gujarat as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village

Source: The post is based on the article “PM declares Modhera in Gujarat as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village” published in All India Radio on 9th October 2022. What is the News? Recently, Prime Minister declared Modhera in Gujarat’s Mehsana district as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village. About India’s India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village Modhera will… Continue reading PM declares Modhera in Gujarat as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village

Government of India approves year-long commemoration of the “Hyderabad Liberation Day”

Source: The post is based on the article “Government of India  approves  year-long commemoration of the “Hyderabad Liberation Day” published in PIB on 4th September 2022. What is the News? The Ministry of Culture will organize the inaugural programme of the year-long commemoration of the Hyderabad Liberation Day on 17th September 2022. The date assumes… Continue reading Government of India approves year-long commemoration of the “Hyderabad Liberation Day”

Union Home Minister has congratulated countrymen on the inclusion of Ahmedabad in the list of “World’s 50 Greatest Places of 2022” by Time Magazine

Source: The post is based on the article “Union Home Minister has congratulated countrymen on the inclusion of Ahmedabad in the list of “World’s 50 Greatest Places of 2022” by Time Magazine” published in PIB on 14th July 2022 What is the News? The Union Home Minister has congratulated countrymen on the inclusion of India’s… Continue reading Union Home Minister has congratulated countrymen on the inclusion of Ahmedabad in the list of “World’s 50 Greatest Places of 2022” by Time Magazine

Explained: Amarnath Yatra, the legend and the pilgrimage

What is the News? After being suspended for two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Amarnath Yatra in the Himalayas of South Kashmir will begin on June 30 this year. What is Amarnath Yatra? Amarnath Yatra is an annual pilgrimage visit to the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva high up in the Himalayas.… Continue reading Explained: Amarnath Yatra, the legend and the pilgrimage