Mathura: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Delhi government launches ‘Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana’ for senior citizens

The Delhi government has recently launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana’ for senior citizens — which offers free travel packages on five religious circuits for senior citizens from the national capital. The scheme will enable 1,100 senior citizens from each Assembly constituency of Delhi per year to undertake free pilgrimage, the expenses for which will ..

Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set up by Ministry of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) under Swadhar Greh scheme

The Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set up by the Ministry of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) under the Swadhar Greh scheme. It is said to be the largest-ever facility of its kind created by a government organization, which will be inaugurated by Maneka Sanjay Gandhi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath ..

India signs loan agreement with World Bank (WB) for UP Tourism Project

India has signed a loan agreement worth $40 million with the World Bank (WB) for UP Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project on December 28, 2017. The purpose of the project is to increase tourism-related benefits for local communities in Uttar Pradesh. The total project cost is around $57.14 million, out of which $40 million will be ..

The Gita Research Institute to be set up in Mathura

The Gita Research Institute will soon be set up by the Uttar Pradesh government in Mathura for research on Gayan (singing), Vadan (the art of music) and Nratya (dance) of the Krishna age. It is a research institute for the study of the ‘Bhagavad Gita’.

History : Compendium 1

1. What was ” Bhottavisti” in Ancient Times?Ans. Bhottavisiti was a special kind of forced labor imposed on peasants from the laborers of Tibet. 2. Who was jall-ud-din Firoz?Ans. He was uncle of Alaud-din-khilji whom he murdered treacherously in 1296 and became Sultan of Delhi. 3. What is most appreciated thing about Indians (Hindus particularly ..