Athi Varadar festival

🕔18:09, 14.Sep 2019

In News After a 48-days-long Darshan of Lord Athi Varadar the deity bid farewell to its devotees for another 40 years on August 17. STATIC About the festival Every 40 years, the festival is celebrated at the Varadaraja Perumal temple

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Central Vista

🕔17:38, 13.Sep 2019

The Narendra Modi government has initiated a massive re-plan and redevelopment of New Delhi’s iconic central vista (the stretch from the gates of Rashtrapati Bhawan to India Gate that was designed by Edwin Lutyens) along with surrounding buildings spread over

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Where have all the working women gone? (Times of India)

🕔15:49, 4.Sep 2019

Context: The latest periodic labour force survey of 2017-18 shows that only about 23% of working-age women are employed, down from 31% in 2011-12 and 43% in 2004-05. It is working-age rural women who have gone from 49% in 2004-05

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Paryushan Parva, Jain Spiritual Festival (ToI)

🕔17:42, 3.Sep 2019

Context: The Paryushana festival for Jains starts on August 26 this year, and will end on September 2, 2019. Paryushana is the most important annual holy events for Jains. All Jains perform Atthai Tap – fasting for eight days at

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The Munich Agreement and the road to World War II, 80 years ago

🕔16:50, 2.Sep 2019

On 2nd September 1, 1939 — German troops marched into Poland, triggering the beginning of World War II. World War II, also called Second World War, was a conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during the years

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Flood Management

🕔12:38, 10.Aug 2019

What is a flood?  When water inundates land that is normally dry, this is called a flood. Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land. One of the highly

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URBAN FLOODS

🕔18:14, 6.Aug 2019

URBAN FLOODS Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all-natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. One of the highly flood-prone countries in the world is India.

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Gender gap narrows in migration for jobs

🕔11:24, 27.Jul 2019

News Across various education levels, men are more likely to migrate for work than women, according to the 2011 census data, although there has been some improvement. More in News The census gives data on persons who migrated for work

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Migration from UP, Bihar disproportionately high

🕔12:42, 24.Jul 2019

Download PDF News Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have a disproportionately high number of out-migrants, while migrants constitute more than one-third of the population in metros like Delhi and Mumbai, according to data on migrants from Census 2011 which has just

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Pothamalamenhirs Stand Guard On Ancient Necropolis

🕔17:41, 12.Jul 2019

The sighting of new menhirs in Kerala has thrown light on the possible existence of a major ancient necropolis there. Read this article to know more about the pothamalamenhirs stand guard on ancient necropolis. Details It is perhaps the largest-ever

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