Art & Culture

IASGateAdmin | 04, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 04.02.2020

1. Flame-Throated Bulbul Why in News? Recently, the flame-throated bulbul has been chosen as the mascot of the 36th National…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 10-12-2019

1. Nehru-Liaquat Pact, 1950 Why in News? Home Minister Amit Shah has stated that the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill,…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-11-2019

1.Secretagogin (SCGN) Why in news? Scientists at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad have demonstrated the…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 21-11-2019

1.Cartosat-3 Why in News? ISRO has announced that Cartosat-3 will be flown on the PSLV-C47 vehicle, subject to weather conditions.…

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IASGateAdmin | 13, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 13-11-2019

1. Species in news: Pliosaur Pliosaurs: Over 150 million years ago, enormous reptiles swam the Jurassic oceans. The largest aquatic…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 12-11-2019

1.India Internet 2019 Why in News? Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has recently released the report “India Internet…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 01-11-2019

1.UNESCO Creative Cities Network Why in News? Mumbai, the city of dreams, and Hyderabad, the home of haleem and biryani,…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 31-10-2019

1.Air Independent Propulsion System Why in News? DRDO has developed the indigenous Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) System. About: The Air…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-10-2019

1.HunarHaat Why in News? Minister for Minority Affairs has decided to organise about 100 ‘HunarHaat’ in the next five years…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Oct 2019

DIGITAL BHARAT DIGITAL SANSKRITI

Why in News? The Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism inaugurated the CCRT e-portal and YouTube Channel at…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 17-10-2019

1.Khon Ramlila Why in News? The Culture Department of Uttar Pradesh government is going toorganise the countryʼs first training and…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 14-10-2019

1.Plogging Why in News? During his morning walk on a beach in Mamallapuram, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen picking…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-10-2019

1.International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Why in News? Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting announced that Golden Jubilee Edition…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Oct 2019

AUDIO GUIDE FACILITY APP…

Why in News? On the second day of nationwide "Paryatan Parv 2019" Ministry of Tourism launched the Audio Guide facility…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Oct 2019

PARYATAN PARV 2019

Why in News? Ministry of Tourism organised Paryatan Parv 2019, which will be held from 2nd to 13th October, 2019.…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 01-10-2019

1.International Astronomical Union (IAU) Why in News? The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid, discovered in 2006, after…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 30-09-2019

1.GALO Why in News? Members of the Galo community in Arunachal Pradesh can recall the name of their ancestor from…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 28-09-2019

1.National Film Archive of India (NFAI) Why in News: NFAI acquires rare footage of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and times. About…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 24-09-2019

1.Shondol Dance Why in News? Ladakhi Shondol dance has recently created history by entering into the Guinness Book Of World…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-09-2019

1.Tobacco Board of India Why in News? The Executive Director of the Tobacco Board of India cancelled her appearance at…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 21-09-2019

1.Vaccine Hesitancy Why in News? The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared vaccine hesitancy one of the ten biggest threats…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 20-09-2019

1.Area 51: Why in News? On September 20, some two million people plan — or claim to plan — to…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 18-09-2019

1.Bhumisparsha Mudra: Why in News? A 12th-century bronze idol of Buddha in a Bhumisparsha Mudra which was stolen from Nalanda…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 14-09-2019

1.Counter Magnet Areas Context: The National Capital Region Planning Board has approved the proposal of Government of Punjab to consider…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 12-09-2019

1.Pokkali Amman Thiruvizha Why in News? It is a festival which is celebrated once in a decade during September on…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 11-09-2019

1.Cryodrakon Boreas Why in News? Paleontologists have identified a new reptile species, named it Cryodrakon boreas, and declared that it…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 24-08-2019

SAN-SADHAN HACKATHON Context: The government calls for applications for its latest Initiative under the Swachh Bharat Mission called the ‘San-Sadhan’…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 20-08-2019

BIOSIMILAR MEDICINES Context: Dr Reddy's launched Roche's biosimilar Avastin in India for treatment of various types of cancers. About Biosimilar…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Aug 2019

AADI MAHOTSAV AT LEH-LADAKH

Why in news? Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival) was celebrated on 17th August, 2019 in Leh-Ladakh. Highlights: Aadi Mahotsav is…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 17-08-2019

KONDAPALLI TOYS Context: While Kondapalli toys are growing in popularity, its creators are a neglected lot About Kondapalli Toys: Kondapalli…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 12-08-2019

VIKRAM SARABHAI Context: Google Doodle celebrates Vikram Sarabhai’s 100th birth anniversary He is considered as the Father of India's space…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 02-08-2019

 WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK Context: The Food and Nutrition Board, Ministry of Women and Child Development, is organizing a number of…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 01-08-2019

PRO-ACTIVE GOVERNANCE AND TIMELY IMPLEMENTATION. (PRAGATI) Context: The Prime Minister chaired his thirtieth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Jul 2019

Prelim Snippets 31-07-2019

TOI 270 Context: TOI 270: new planetary system about 73 light years away from Earth About TOI 270: It is…

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