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Foreign Travellers in Medieval India

India is known as the world’s spiritual leader. In ancient times, India’s educational system was superior to that of all other countries. Perhaps this is why so many international visitors come to India to learn about the Indian educational system. List of Foreign Travellers who came to India in the Medieval Period Foreign Travellers before […]

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WORLD OVERSHOOT DAY

This year’s Earth Overshoot Day was observed on July 28, a day before it was celebrated last year July 29 and nearly a month earlier than it was celebrated in 2020 August 22. About Earth Overshoot Day Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year […]

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68th National Film Award 2022

68th National Film Award winners have been announced. Check out the complete list to know more about the winners of the National Film Award 2022. The renowned National Film Awards were launched in 1954 and are organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals of the Indian government. A 10-member panel for the 68th National Film […]

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RAMSAR Sites (Updated: July 2022)

The Ramsar Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, recognizing the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreational value. The Ramsar sites are maintained in the Montreux Record to track any major ecological changes that might affect any of the wetland sites positively or […]

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Mountain Ranges in India

In this article, You will read the List of Mountain Ranges, Hills, and Plateaus in India – for UPSC IAS. Mountain Ranges In North India – North to South Mountain Ranges States Highest Peak Remarks Saltoro Mountains Ladakh Saltoro Kangri Sub-range of the Karakoram Karakoram PoK, Ladakh Godwin-Austen or K28,611 m The highest peak in India Deosai […]

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Coastal Plains in India

coastal plains in India The coastline of India is about 7517 Km long. 6100 km of mainland coastline and 1417 km of Indian islands. 13 States and UTs have coastal plains in India The coastline of the India States & UTs wise: Gujarat – 1215 Km Andhra Pradesh – 974Km Tamil Nadu – 907 Km Maharashtra […]

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Maratha Empire (1674-1818)

The Maratha Empire dominated a large part of the Indian subcontinent in the 17th century. The empire formally existed from 1674 with the coronation of Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj and ended in 1818 with the defeat of Peshwa Bajirao II at the hands of the British East India Company. Maloji Raje Bhonsle  He joined Nizam Shah […]

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Sambhaji (1681–89)

Born: 14 May 1657, Purandar Fort, Gherapurandhar Died: 11 March 1689, Tulapur Sambhaji (1681–89) Sambhaji was the elder son of Shivaji who was credited for defeating Chikka Deva Raja of Mysore. Prince Akbar, the rebellious son of Aurangzeb, took shelter with him and in a pursuing battle at Sangmeshwar in 1689. He was defeated by […]