Culture:- Brief for Prelims

Culture:- Ugadi is celebrated as New Year’s Day in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The name Ugadi is derived from the name “Yuga Adi”, which means ‘the beginning of a new age’. It is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu month Chaitra, which marks the onset of spring. The festival of Losar marks the beginningContinue reading “Culture:- Brief for Prelims”

Everything about Ramappa Temple and World heritage site

Ramappa Temple for world heritage site Details : The news Telangana is expected to get its first site, the Ramappa Temple at Palampet, included in UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee. Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS Background India has already got 37 sites inscribed in the World Heritage List. There areContinue reading “Everything about Ramappa Temple and World heritage site”

What role did Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel play in the Dandi march of 1930? 

Headline : What role did Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel play in the Dandi march of 1930?  Details :  Context of the topic: On the occasion of the 89th anniversary of the Dandi March, tributes have also been paid to the contributions made by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to the movement.     About Dandi March Dandi March orContinue reading “What role did Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel play in the Dandi march of 1930? “

Prelims Program: Indus River System

Details : Why it is important? In view of the Pulwama attack, India is weighing its options for retaliation against Pakistan, who sponsored the attack.Out of many options, one big move that India can take is to abrogate the Indus Waters Treaty (which deals with river Indus and its five tributaries).  Join Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS IndusContinue reading “Prelims Program: Indus River System”

Comparison between Nagara and Dravidian style of temple architecture

Consider the below statements with regard to Nagara and Dravidian Style of Temple Architecture: Images such as Mithunas and the river goddesses as door keepers guarding the temple are common sight in the Dravida style of temple architecture. The north Indian idea of multiple shikharas rising together as a cluster was not popular in dravidaContinue reading “Comparison between Nagara and Dravidian style of temple architecture”