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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 18, Jan 2022
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

The United Kingdom-based Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has listed five sites with unusual features. These sites are associated with World War I and World War II.Among them is Nagaland’s Kohima War Cemetery.The Kohima War Cemetery is a m

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 21, Dec 2021
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Goa Liberation Day 2021

Reference News:-60th Goa Liberation Day was celebrated on 19th December, 2021 in commemoration of the Indian armed forces freeing Goa from Portuguese colonial rule.Why is this event significant?Although India attained independence from British rule back in 1947, i

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 09, Dec 2021
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Significance of Raigad fort

Reference News:-President Ram Nath Kovind recently visited Raigad Fort and paid tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.Kingdoms and dynasties associated with the fort?The fort, which was earlier called Rairi, was the seat of the Maratha clan Shirke in the 1

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 04, Dec 2021
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Paika Rebellion in Odisha

Reference News:Union Culture Minister recently made the following recommendation regarding the Paika Rebellion :“The 1817 Paika rebellion of Odisha could not be called the first war of Independence, but considering it as the beginning of a popular uprising against the

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 02, Dec 2021
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Who is Veer Savarkar?

Reference News:Central Information Commissioner (CIC) Uday Mahurkar recently said the era of V D Savarkar, known as the architect of Hindutva ideology, has already set in India and that his personality is above Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour.What’s the issue?

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 22, Nov 2021
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Alexander and Chandragupta Maurya

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently said that Chandragupta Maurya, who founded the Mauryan empire in the 4th century BC, had defeated Alexander of Macedon in battle — and yet, it is the latter whom historians have chosen to call “great

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 17, Nov 2021
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Renamed of Habibganj railway station

Reference News:The name of Bhopal’s Habibganj railway station has been changed to Rani Kamlapati station.The station has been redeveloped at a cost of around Rs 100 crore with private participation — a first such large-scale PPP model&nb

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 12, Nov 2021
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Who is warrior woman Onake Obavva?

Reference News:From this year, the Karnataka government has decided to celebrate ‘Onake Obavva Jayanti’ on November 11 throughout the state.Who is Onake Obavva?Onake Obavva is a woman warrior who fought the forces of Hyder Ali single-h

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 30, Oct 2021
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Redevelopment of Sabarmati Ashram

Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi has moved the Gujarat High Court against the Gujarat government’s ₹1,200-crore plan to redevelop Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.Issues with the project:The redevelopment plan involves extending its area from

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 22, Oct 2021
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Mount Harriet renamed after Mount Manipur

The Centre has rechristened Mount Harriet, a historical tourist spot in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, as ‘Mount Manipur’.What is Manipur’s connection to Mount Harriet?After the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891, several Manipuris who had fough

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