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Kurukshetra Monthly Magazine

Kurukshetra Monthly Magazines PDF For IAS, IPS, UPSC Exam Kurukshetra Magazine is a vital source of study material for the UPSC IAS exam. It is a monthly magazine that gives information about important government schemes and programmes in various sectors. Kurukshetra is an authentic source of information for the UPSC Exam. Month English Medium Hindi Medium […]

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India’s first Cryptogamic Garden

India’s first cryptogamic garden housing nearly 50 species of lichens, ferns and fungi was inaugurated in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district at Deoban recently. What are Cryptogams? The word cryptogamic originates from the Greek word, ‘Kryptos meaning “hidden” and “gameein” meaning “to marry”. Thus, cryptogamic refers to “hidden reproduction”. Cryptogams are one of the oldest groups of […]

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935, in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, of 1934. The Central Office of the Reserve Bank was initially established in Kolkata but was permanently moved to Mumbai in 1937. The Central Office is where the Governor sits and where […]

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SVAMITVA Scheme

SVAMITVA Scheme – An Integrated Property Validation Solution for Rural India Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi launched the SVAMITVA Scheme (Survey of Villages Abadi and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) on National Panchayat Day 24th April 2020 with the aim of survey of inhabited areas of villages using technology to provide an integrated solution […]

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Nobel Prize 2022

The Nobel Prize is widely regarded as the most prestigious award available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, peace, and economics. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Svante Pääbo was awarded the year’s first prize, for physiology or medicine. Dr Pääbo, a Swedish geneticist, won for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins […]

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Colour Revolutions

Colour revolutions are a series of uprisings that first started in former communist nations in Eastern Europe in the early 2000s. It is also used to refer to popular movements in the Middle East and Asia. They have been criticized by Russia and China for being orchestrated by the United States and its Western allies […]

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NITI Aayog

Introduction National Institution for Transforming India. Set up on 1st Jan 2015 by a Cabinet Resolution. Its target is to empower states as equal partners in national development -the principle of Cooperative Federalism. It’s a Think Tank offering domain knowledge as well as strategic expertise to all levels of the government. Achieve proper Implementation by […]

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Rajput Dynasties

The term Rajput denotes a tribe or clan, the members of which claimed themselves as Kshatriyas belonging to the ‘solar’ or lunar’ dynasties. The Hunas, Gurjaras and the other allied tribes who entered India during the 5th and 6th centuries merged themselves with the Indians, just as their predecessors, the Greeks, the Kushanas and the […]

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Bhakti Movement

There is a close relationship between socio-political and economic trends and religious activity, the bhakti movements cannot be seen in isolation. The 14th and 15th centuries saw the decline of the powerful and centralized state. Economic Front Artisans were coming from the ranks of people outside the professions They were not accepted as equals among […]