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Month: April 2019

100 years – Jallianwala Bagh Massacre The Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919 in Amritsar as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history. It is also called as Massacre of Amritsar and one of the most tragic yet landmark events in the history of India. This massacre exposed the inhuman approach…

Scheme: Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) Key Facts about the scheme : It aims to bring urban planning, economic growth and heritage conservation together for heritage cities. It also seeks beautification in an inclusive and integrated manner with focus on cleanliness, livelihoods, skills, safety, security, accessibility and faster…

Doctrine of Lapse: 1)Dalhousie also took advantage of every opportunity to acquire territory by peaceful means. 2) The East India Company was rapidly becoming the predominant power in India. It had concluded alliances with Indian rulers. It promised to support them and their heirs in return for various concessions. Although…

â—†Keystone speciesâ—†: 1) A keystone species is a plant or animal that plays a unique and crucial role in the way an ecosystem functions.Without them, the ecosystem would be dramatically different or cease to exist altogether. 2) Its disappearance could affect other species that rely on it for survival.Example for…