Art Culture & History

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 5 (Caves, Pillars, Sculptures & Stupas)

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 5 (Caves, Pillars, Sculptures & Stupas): Ancient India witnessed a diverse architectural change where kings of various dynasties throughout India constructed caves, pillars, sculptures, stupas with respect to their own beliefs and traditions. Each had a unique structure and features. The topic is …

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UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 4 (Temple Architecture)

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 4 (Temple Architecture): The temple architecture in India reflects a synthesis of arts, the ideals of Dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life. The culture of Indian temple architecture has encouraged aesthetic independence to temple builders and also its architects have sometimes …

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UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 3 (Theatre & Drama)

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 3 (Theatre & Drama): Traditional Theatre forms and Puppetry has been a key part of the Indian culture for ages. Performed in different states under different names, costumes, and styles, the drama has been an important source of entertainment as well as a …

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UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 2 (Classical & Folk Music)

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 2 (Classical & Folk Music): Carnatic and Hindustani Music are the two main traditions of classical music in India. Carnatic Music is found predominantly in the peninsular regions and Hindustani music is found in the northern and central regions. Other than the classical …

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UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Topic-wise Important Questions & Answers on Art & Culture (History)

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Topic-wise Important Questions & Answers on Art & Culture (History): most important questions and answers with explanations on Art & Culture categorized topic-wise for the aspirants of UPSC Prelims exam. These questions can be solved to test your preparation for the exam.  UPSC CSE (IAS) Prelims 2021 – Test Series – …

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UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 1 (Dance Forms in India)

UPSC IAS Prelims 2021: Important Questions on Art & Culture – Topic 1 (Dance Forms in India): Indian Art & Culture is an important part of UPSC (IAS) prelims and mains syllabus. However, the syllabus for Art & Culture is vast and scattered it’s important that the aspirants understand what to study as per the …

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Zoological Survey of India lists 62 species of skinks

A recent publication by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) reveals that India is home to 62 species of skinks and says about 57% of all the skinks found in India (33 species) are endemic. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos What are Skinks? With long bodies, relatively …

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Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan

The Ministry of Tourism took a review meeting of the “Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan” project. What is Adopt a Heritage Scheme? The ‘Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Archaeological Survey of India. It was launched in September …

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Ramateertham temple

In another case of temple vandalization in Andhra Pradesh, the miscreants targeted the famous Ramatheertham in Vizianagaram district and desecrated 400-year-old idol of Bhagwan Ram.  About The Ramatheertham temple in Nellimarla Mandal of Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh is dedicated to Lord Sri Rama. This temple belongs to 3rd Century. It is located on the Bavikonda Hills. River Champa flows beneath the …

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Significance of world’s oldest cave painting discovered in Indonesia

A team of archaeologists has discovered what may be the world’s oldest known cave painting dating back to more than 45,000 years. Key features of the painting The cave painting depicts a wild boar endemic to the Sulawesi island of Indonesia, where the painting was found. It dates back to more than 45,000 years. The …

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New Anubhava Mandapa at Basavakalyan: Karnataka

Karnataka CM laid the foundation stone of Anubhava Mandapa at Basavakalyan, which is considered to be the birthplace of 12th century poet and social reformer Basaveshwara.  The project The Rs/-500-crore project is said to be completed within two years on a 7.5-acre area. The New Anubhava Mantapa, as envisaged now, will be a six-floor structure in the …

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Art & Culture for RPSC RAS Prelims Exam

History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan RAS/RTS Mains Exam Paper-I : Part B : Indian History & Culture Art and Culture of India Complete Study notes for State PSC RAS/RTS Prelims Exam syllabus (Art and Culture) Topic name Detailed description of RAS syllabus History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan …

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125th Anniversary of “Prabuddha Bharat”

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will address the 125th anniversary celebration ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ which is scheduled to be organized on January 31, 2021.  It will be organized by the Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati. Prabuddha Bharata It is a monthly magazine of the Ramakrishna Order. This magazine was founded in the year 1896 by P. Aiyasami, B. R. …

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Indian Art and Culture for Civil Services Examination

How to prepare Art and Culture for UPSC IAS Exam | Art and Culture Syllabus For UPSC & Preparation Strategy Preparation Strategy for Art and Culture For UPSC Prelims & Mains Art & Culture is a very wide topic and hence it is important that you stick to the syllabus and study only the relevant …

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Art and Culture Important Topics : UPSC CSE (IAS) Prelims 2021

Art and Culture: UPSC CSE (IAS) Prelims 2021 Important Topics: IAS exam is all about the important topics which need to be prepared by the IAS aspirants. The candidates must develop the skill to understand and observe any current event of national and international importance from a lens of UPSC syllabus and relevance for the …

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Buddhism and Jainism: NCERT History MCQs for UPSC IAS/State PSC and other exams

Buddhism and Jainism: NCERT History MCQs for UPSC IAS/State PSC and other exams: History is equally important for the IAS Prelims and IAS Mains Exam. Globally, History is divided under the three sub-sections i.e. Ancient History, Medieval History and Modern History. NCERT based MCQs of Indian History for IAS Prelims General Studies Paper-1. Buddhism and …

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Vedic period: NCERT History MCQs for UPSC IAS/State PSC and other exams

Vedic period: NCERT History MCQs for UPSC IAS/State PSC and other exams: History is equally important for the IAS Prelims and IAS Mains Exam. Globally, History is divided under the three sub-sections i.e. Ancient History, Medieval History and Modern History. NCERT based MCQs of Indian History for IAS Prelims General Studies Paper-1. Vedic period: NCERT …

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NCERT Class 12 History Books in English and Hindi Medium PDF Download

NCERT Class 12 History Books in English and Hindi Medium PDF Download: NCERT Class 12 History Books: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) publishes history textbooks for class 12. The NCERT Class 12th History textbooks are well known for it’s updated and thoroughly revised syllabus. The NCERT History Books are based on the latest …

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NCERT Class 11 History Books in English and Hindi Medium PDF Download

NCERT Class 11 History Books in English and Hindi Medium PDF Download: NCERT Class 11 History Books: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) publishes history textbooks for Class 11. The NCERT Class 11th History textbooks are well known for it’s updated and thoroughly revised syllabus. The NCERT History Books are based on the latest …

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NCERT Class 10 History Books in English and Hindi Medium PDF Download

NCERT Class 10 History Books in English and Hindi Medium PDF Download: NCERT Class 10 History Books: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) publishes history textbooks for Class 10. The NCERT Class 10th History textbooks are well known for it’s updated and thoroughly revised syllabus. The NCERT History Books are based on the latest …

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