5,200-year-old Harappan settlement

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH    Context: Archaeologists, have unearthed a 5,200-year-old Harappan settlement at Padta Bet in Gujarat’s Kachchh district, near the Juna Khatiya necropolis. The excavation revealed evidence of Early Harappan to Late Harappan period occupation, including pottery, artefacts, animal bones, and structural remains. Unique ceramics suggest a local pottery tradition, …

Navy of Ancient India

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: On Navy Day (4th December 2004), the PM paid tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, unveiling his statue at Sindhugarh, Maharashtra.   Why Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December? The Indian Navy celebrates 4th December as Navy Day every year to acknowledge the role of the Indian Navy and …

Sangam literature

  Source: TH  Context: The Tamil Nadu Text Book and Education Services Corporation has published a collection of ten idylls called Patthuppattu, one of the earliest Sangam poetry collections. The publication pays tribute to Ve. Swaminatha Iyer, dedicated himself to finding ancient palm leaf manuscripts containing Tamil literary works.    About Sangam Period: The Sangam period …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 9 February 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

PM Modi unveils national emblem on new Parliament building

GS Paper-1 Syllabus: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature, and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Source: Indian Express Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the National Emblem cast on the roof of the new Parliament building. The concept sketch and process of casting the National Emblem on the roof of the …