UNESCO: Historic Urban Landscape project launched for Gwalior, Orchha

In the state of Madhya Pradesh, the cities of Orchha and Gwalior have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project.’ This project was started in the year 2011.   Highlights UNESCO’s Historic Urban Landscape project for the ..


UNESCO World Heritage City

Context in Current Affairs: Orchha and Gwalior cities of Madhya Pradesh have been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Cities. Orchha city The city is famous for its palaces and temples and was the capital of Bundela Kingdom ..


PM Modi: Rs 100 Commemorative Coin in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia

On October 12, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to release a commemorative coin of 100 rupees in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia. Vijaya Raje Scindia is also known as Rajmata of Gwalior. The coin is being released to ..


Tansen Samaroh begins in Gwalior

The 5-day Musical extravaganza, Tansen Samaroh or Tansen Sangeet Samaroh is celebrated annually in the month of December near the tomb of Tansen, located at Behat village in Gwalior district and is organized by the Academy of the Department of ..

Madhya Pradesh: Sportspersons will get 5% reservation in government jobs

The state government of Madhya Pradesh has announced 5% reservation to national and international medallists sportspersons in state government jobs. The announcement in this regard was made by Madhya Pradesh Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Jitu Patwari while inaugurating ..


Satendra Singh Lohia becomes first Asian swimmer to cross Catalina Channel of America

On 21st August 2019, Indian Para swimmer Satendra Singh Lohia from Madhya Pradesh has scripted history by becoming the first Asian swimmer to cross the Catalina Channel of America. He holds the Asian record of crossing both the English and ..