Somnath Current Affairs, GK & News

Temple 360 Portal

The Temple 360 portal has been launched by the Union culture ministry. This is a unique portal through which devotees from across the country can get online darshan of temples or prominent pilgrimage sites at any time and from anywhere they feel like. Overview: On this portal, live camera feeds from across various temples of ..

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S Somnath-New Chairman of ISRO

Dr S Somnath is to become the new chairman of ISRO. He is to succeed K Sivan. He is the fourth Keralite to occupy the top most place in ISRO. The previous Keralites were K Radhakrishnan, Madhavan Nair and K Kasturirangan. About Sivan and his extension Somnath was nominated way back in 2019. He was ..

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Iconic Tourist Sites Initiative

In the Budget 2019-20, the Finance Minister proposed that 17 “Iconic Tourist Sites” in the country would be developed into world-class tourist destinations, to serve as a model for other tourism sites. Which are the Sites Selected? Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh). Ajanta & Ellora (Maharashtra). Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar ..

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Romila Thapar elected as member of American Philosophical Society

Eminent historian and writer Romila Thapar has been elected as international member of American Philosophical Society (APS) at its Annual Spring Meeting. About Romila Thapar She is Professor Emerita of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. She is renowned for her careful scholarship on emperor Aśoka, epigraphy of Mauryan period, and ground-breaking ..

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