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Megalithic Burial Sites

Megalithic Burial Sites Recent research indicates that Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati district is home to the largest number of anthropomorphic burial sites. An anthropomorphic site is one that has an image of a human body over its megalithic graves. A megalith is a massive stone that has been utilised, either alone or in conjunction with other stones, to build a prehistoric construction or monument. Megaliths were built as memorials (non-sepulchral) or as places of remembra

National Geoscience Awards -2022

National Geoscience Awards -2022 The Ministry of Mines is seeking nominations for the National Geoscience Awards (NGA)-2022 for contributions to fundamental/applied geosciences, mining, and related fields. The Earth Sciences are collectively referred to as geoscience. Atmospheric sciences, geology, hydrology, mineralogy, petrology, pedology, and oceanography are all examples of geoscientists. What are the Awards' main points? It was established in 1966 by the Ministry of M

Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti

Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti The 553rd anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev's birth was recently commemorated. Guru Nanak Dev: Who was he? Birth: In 1459, in the Talwandi Rai Bhoe village, now known as Nankana Sahib, close to Lahore. He was the first Sikh guru and the first of the ten Sikh gurus. Contributions: Began interfaith communication back in the 16th century and had discussions with the majority of the then-current religious movements. Penned works that were include

Tokhu Emong Festival

Tokhu Emong Festival Nagaland is conducting the four-day Tokhu Emong Bird Count (TEBC), the first avian documentation exercise to include species other than Amur falcons. The exercise has been timed to coincide with the Lothas' post-harvest Tokhu Emong festival, a Naga community that dominates Nagaland's Wokha district. What exactly is the Tokhu Emong Festival? 'Tokhu Emong,' a perfect blend of religion, culture, and entertainment, is widely celebrated in W

Wangala Dance: Meghalaya

Wangala Dance: Meghalaya The Rising Sun Water Fest-2022 kicked off in the pristine surroundings of Umiam Lake (a man-made reservoir) in Meghalaya. On the occasion of 'The Rising Sun Water Fest-2022,' members of the Garo tribal community perform the Wangala dance. About Wangala Dance: Wangala, also known as the Festival of Hundred Drums, is celebrated with various forms of dances performed to the tunes of folk songs played on drums and primitive flutes made of buffa

Kushanas & their coins

Kushanas & their coins Recently discovered coinage depicting gods and goddesses dates back to the Kushans. More information on Kushana Coins Coin introduction: Vima Kadaphises, the Kushan emperor, was the one who introduced India's first gold coins. The Double Dinar is considered the Indian subcontinent's first gold coin. He issued gold and copper coins, many of which have survived to the present day. Kanishka minted coins in two metals: gold and copper. Di

Lothal: The National Heritage Complex

Lothal: The National Heritage Complex The Prime Minister recently inspected the construction of the National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) site in Gujarat's Lothal. About National Maritime Heritage Complex The project began in March 2022 and would cost Rs 3,500 crore to complete. It will have various novel features, such as the Lothal mini-recreation, which will use immersive technology to reproduce Harappan buildings and lifestyles. It contains four theme parks: Memor

2022 Booker Prize

2022 Booker Prize The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, Shehan Karunatilaka's second novel, has received the Booker Prize 2022. About The Seven Moons of Saturn Maali Almeida's narrative is about a war photojournalist who wakes up dead in what appears to be a celestial immigration office. He has 'seven moons' to uncover the mystery of his death and to assist in the discovery of a stash of images that would rock war-torn Sri Lanka. The Booker Prize The

Nobel Prize in Economic Science 2022

Nobel Prize in Economic Science 2022 Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond, and Philip H. Dybvig will receive the 2022 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel "for research on banks and financial crises," according to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. David Card, a Canadian-American, received half of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (labour economics), and Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens, Israeli-Americans, shared the other half

Chola Dynasty

Chola Dynasty A recently released movie centered on a made-up history of the Chola kingdom in the tenth century. The Cholas are renowned for their progressiveness, the architectural wonders and temples they built, the historical period's social structure, and the naming of cities after women. ??????? The Cholas' reign: Sphere of influence Currently existing Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and portions of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka made up the Chola kingdom. It is one of

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