Art & Culture

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


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


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


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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