How the Indus Valley Civilisation coped with climate change?

Editorial GS I Prelims and Mains

The Indus Valley Civilisation underwent a period of climate change about 4,000 years ago, say scientists who suggest that the ancient population in India used a variety of subsistence practices to cop…

February 02, 2017 0 907

The Sufi Movement

Daily News GS I Indian History

Why in news? The death anniversary of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya was recently observed. What is Sufi Movement? The 10th century A.D marks the important changes in the realm of ideas and bel…

January 25, 2017 0 1595

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya

Daily News GS I Indian History

Who is Deendayal Upadhyaya? Deendayal Upadhyaya was born in a poor family in Nagla Chandrabhaan village near Mathura, UP, on 25 September, 1916. As a child, Deendayal had to face the profound gri…

January 12, 2017 0 1372

History of Ten Sikh Gurus

Daily News GS I Indian History

Why in news? Recently, Prakash Parva – The holy day commemorating the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh was celebrated. Sikh Gurus The era of the ten gurus of Sikhism spans …

January 08, 2017 0 4007

Savitribai Phule

Daily News GS I Indian History

  Why in news? Commemorating the 186th birth anniversary of social reformer and poet Savitribai Phule, Google has dedicated a special doodle on the day. Who is Savitribai Phule? Savitribai P…

January 03, 2017 0 1729