Ashfaqullah Khan [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Ashfaqullah Khan Why in News? The Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved a proposal to name a zoological garden in Gorakhpur after the freedom fighter and revolutionary…

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Ambedkar and the Poona Pact [The Hindu] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Ambedkar and the Poona Pact [The Hindu] Context Yesterday was the birth anniversary of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, the chief architect of our constitution. On that…

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What is Windrush Scandal? [The Hindu] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] WHAT IS WINDRUSH SCANDAL? [THE HINDU] Context The British government has apologised for its treatment of Britons of Caribbean origin, which were wrongly detained or…

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Persons in news: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] PERSONS IN NEWS: SHEIKH MUJIBUR RAHMAN [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context March 17 is the birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920-1975), the founding leader…

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Pyramid of Djoser [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] PYRAMID OF DJOSER [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context Last week, Egypt reopened the Pyramid of Djoser, the first pyramid ever built, after a 14-year restoration. The…

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Who were the Marakkars? [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] WHO WERE THE MARAKKARS? [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context The big-budget Malayalam film Marakkar: The Lion of the Arabian Sea is set to be released. It…

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Persons in news: Rajkumari Amrit Kaur [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] PERSONS IN NEWS: RAJKUMARI AMRIT KAUR [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context Former PM Indira Gandhi and freedom fighter Rajkumari Amrit Kaur are mentioned in TIME magazine’s…

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Biju Patnaik: The flying ace who helped Indian and foreign freedom movements [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] BIJU PATNAIK: THE FLYING ACE WHO HELPED INDIAN AND FOREIGN FREEDOM MOVEMENTS [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context Recently, 104th birth anniversary of former Odisha chief minister…

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What did Harappan people eat? [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] WHAT DID HARAPPAN PEOPLE EAT? [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context The National Museum in New Delhi has hosted “The Indus dining experience” a food event based…

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Erstwhile State of Rampur [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] ERSTWHILE STATE OF RAMPUR [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context Erstwhile royals of the state of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh are fighting over the assets and legacy…

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Kumbhabishegam row: How the old Aryan-Dravidian tussle played out in an iconic Tamil Nadu temple [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] KUMBHABISHEGAM ROW: HOW THE OLD ARYAN-DRAVIDIAN TUSSLE PLAYED OUT IN AN ICONIC TAMIL NADU TEMPLE [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context Tens of thousands of pilgrims thronged…

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Poets quoted in budget speech [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] POETS QUOTED IN BUDGET SPEECH [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context Finance Minister has quoted four poets in her Budget speech: Pt. Dinanath Nadim, Avvaiyar, Thiruvalluvar and…

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Indian Institute of Heritage and Conservation [The Indian Express] [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] INDIAN INSTITUTE OF HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION [THE INDIAN EXPRESS] Context The Union Govt. has proposed to set up an Indian Institute of Heritage and Conservation…

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