Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Medieval India

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Medieval India The medieval period marks the advent of Islam in India. The pattern of education as prevalent in Arab countries was gradually adopted during this period by the Muslim rulers. Maktabs and Madrasas came into existence in Medieval India. The two brothers, Sheikh AbdullahRead More

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Ancient India

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Ancient India This article lists the contributions of India to the world in the field of Mathematics and Science. It contains the information about the contributions made to knowledge by ancient Indian scientists like Baudhayan, Aryabhatta, Brahmgupta, Bhaskaracharya, Kanad, Varahamihira, Nagarjuna, Susruta, Charak, Patanjali andRead More

Environment/Ecology topics for UPSC 2015

Environment/Ecology topics for UPSC 2015: RhoDIS: RhoDIS (Rhino DNA Indexing System). This system is developed in South Africa and is in use in various african nations. Assam government is considering introducing RhoDIS (Rhino DNA Indexing System), a DNA-based forensic tool to probe and prosecute suspects involved cases of rhino poaching.Read More

Tiger Reserves in India – Environment/Ecology notes

Tiger Reserves in India- Environment/Ecology notes for UPSC,SSC etc. (As on 1st January 2015): Assam Kaziranga Tiger Reserve Manas Tiger Reserve Nameri Tiger Reserve Arunachal Pradesh Namdapha Tiger Reserve Pakhui Tiger Reserve Andhra Pradesh Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve Bihar Valmiki Tiger Reserve Chhattisgarh Achanakmar Tiger Reserve Indravati Tiger Reserves Udanti &Read More

Indian Art and Culture Gk notes: Cave and Rock-cut Architecture

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Cave and Rock-cut Architecture This article contains the information about the various Caves and Rock-cut Architecture present in India as part of Indian Art and Culture. The understanding of these architectures along with the general and specific characteristics is very important as far as theRead More

World Heritage Sites in India – [UPSC, SSC Notes]

World Heritage Sites in India recognised by UNESCO: There are total 32 sites (As on 19th April 2015) in India listed as World Heritage sites by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO). The sites are divided into two types : Cultural sites and Natural sites. The UNESCO World HeritageRead More